STEP chronicles the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. These young women find a unity through their team that pushes them to challenge themselves on and off the stage.
When many months have passed following the murder of Milfred Hayes’ daughter without an arrest, she rents out three billboards on the road into town decrying the situation.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri comes from the cleverly twisted mind of Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths) and stars Frances McDormand as Mildred Hayes. Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell also star.
Table 19 is a lighter-than-air confection about a girl who was broken up with via text and went from being her oldest friend’s maid of honor to one of the people at table 19 – the people invited through a sense of obligation but not actually expected to attend.
Eloise McGarry (Anna Kendrick) was to be Francie’s (Rya Meyers) maid of honor until Francie’s brother, Teddy (Wyatt Russell), broke up with her via text. As a result, she is stuck at the ‘random’ table with others who should have RSVP’d NO – but not before sending a gift from the wedding registry.
What’s more important: giving a gifted child a chance to reach her intellectual potential and deny her the chance to be a kid, or allow her to be a kid at the expense of denying her the chance to reach her intellectual potential? Or is there a way to do both?
Those are the questions at the heart of Gift, the new movie by Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer). Check out trailer after the jump.
Eloise got dumped – by text – the night before she was to be maid on honor at the same wedding where he’s best man. Instead of staying home and just sending a gift from the couple’s registry, she’s decided to go anyway. It’s the same wedding – the same celebration, right?
Table 19’s trailer suggests otherwise. Check it out after the jump.