Xena is an empowering fantasy series filled with strong female characters. It’s full of adventure, humor, and action. You will meet Xena, a fierce warrior princess, as she seeks to redeem herself from her dark past by helping those who cry out for a hero. By her side is her companion Gabrielle and together they fight for the greater good by battling Greek Gods, warlords, and evil forces in the ancient world. Xena is a great example that the courage to love, forgive, and stand up for others will change the world.
This is my all time favorite Sundance film. It's a moving documentary about a Social Worker, Dan Cohen, who helps people that have severe memory loss. Some of them are are unable to speak or communicate. Dan Cohen, the Social Worker and founder of the nonprofit Music & Memory, connects people to music. Not just ordinary music but music that has special meaning for them. What happens to them is nothing short of miraculous. This film made me cry and laugh and made me hopeful. I love this film so much.
Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts are outstanding as mother and daughter in this story about family dynamics, dysfunction and addiction in the rural US. The drama is enthralling, bordering on disturbing, and the performances are unforgettable.
WOMAN IN GOLD is the remarkable true story of a woman who overcame great odds with the help of an improbably young lawyer, and righted a wrong that had stood for decades. Sixty years after fleeing Vienna during World War II, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman, begins a journey to reclaim family possessions seized by the Nazis. She embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the possessions is Gustav Klimt’s famous painting, Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer I, a portrait of her beloved Aunt Adele, which has become a national treasure: an Austrian Mona Lisa.
This delightful animated movie will entertain kids and adults, alike! A misunderstood alien and a brave young girl find themselves on a wild adventure while on the hunt for "My Mom". Despite their cultural differences, this duo is able to teach each other the importance of courage and friendship. Check this movie out for your next Family Movie Night!
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a fantastic movie about turning your daydreams into your reality. Walter Mitty has an ordinary office job but dreams of things much bigger. When he is threatened with losing his job, he finally has a chance to pursue the adventures he always dreams about. This is a true feel-good movie with gorgeous scenery and the perfect mix of comedy, adventure, and heart.
If you have ever seen Sue the Dinosaur at The Field Museum, this documentary is a must see. Dinosaur 13, which premiered at Sundance in 2014, depicts the event of how Sue was found and how the paleontologists and small town in South Dakota fought to keep Sue. One of the best parts of the film is that it truly captures how much one can love a dinosaur.