Movie Talk: Support the Girls, Book Club, and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
In Theaters, Friday August 24, 2018
Support the Girls
Lisa is the general manager of Double Whammies, a sports bar that features skimpily dressed waitresses. Always nurturing and protective of her staff, she soon faces one trying day that tests her optimism at every turn.
Starring: Haley Lu Richardson, Regina Hall, James Le Gros, AJ Michalka, Dylan Gelula, Junglepussy, Lea DeLaria, Jana Kramer, Brooklyn Decker
Directed by: Andrew Bujalski
Produced by: Houston King, Sam Slater
Written by: Andrew Bujalski
Cinematography: Matthias Grunsky
Distributed by: Magnolia Pictures
Runtime: 91 minutes
Released on Netflix August 10, 2018
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
In 1946 a London-based writer begins exchanging letters with residents on the island of Guernsey, which was German-occupied during WWII. Feeling compelled to visit the island, she starts to get a picture of what it was like during the occupation.
Starring: Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay, Penelope Wilton
Directed by: Mike Newell
Produced by: Paula Mazur,Mitchell Kaplan, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin
Screenplay by: Kevin Hood, Don Roos, Tom Bezucha
Cinematography: Zac Nicholson
Distributed by: StudioCanal (United Kingdom) Netflix (International)
Runtime: 124 minutes
Released in theaters on May 18, 2018. Currently available on DVD.
Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through her decades-old divorce, and Carol’s (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous “50 Shades of Grey,” catapulting them into a series of outrageous life choices.
Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Andy García, Don Johnson
Directed by: Bill Holderman
Produced by: Andrew Duncan, Erin Simms, Bill Holderman, Alex Saks
Screenplay by: Bill Holderman, Erin Simms
Cinematography: Andrew Dunn
Distributed by:Paramount Pictures
Runtime: 103 minutes