Your tears aren’t so much jerked as invited by this well-made movie about love blossoming in a teen cancer support group.
The Grand Budapest Hotel, a story within a story within a story, is set in the fictional Eastern European republic of Zubrowka between World War I and World War II.
“Out of the Furnace” comes from director Scott Cooper, who gives this melancholy melodrama a strong sense of place and a relentless deterministic pull.
Nearly a decade later, with all the technological advancement in the interim, “Nemo” remains a monumental achievement as well as a delightful and resonant entertainment.
Taylor Kitsch (best known for his role on the TV series “Friday Night Lights”) plays the title character, a former Confederate captain weary of the Civil War who is mysteriously teleported to Mars.