THE POST Biography, Drama, History
Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper – The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light.
Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Alison Brie
THE COMMUTER Action, Crime, Drama
Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train.
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Cast: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson
THE DISASTER ARTIST Biography, Comedy, Drama
James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau – an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable – into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero best-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy’s cult-classic disasterpiece ‘The Room’ (“The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made”), this is a hilarious and welcome reminder that there is more than one way to become a legend—and no limit to what you can achieve when you have absolutely no idea what you’re doing.
Director: James Franco Cast: James Franco, Dave Franco, Ari Graynor, Seth Rogen
13 REASONS WHY Season 1 Drama, Mystery
Two weeks after a young woman, Hannah, takes her own life, a classmate named Clay finds a mysterious box on his porch. Inside the box are recordings made by Hannah – on whom Clay had a crush – in which she explains the 13 reasons why she chose to commit suicide. If Clay decides to listen to the recordings, he will find out if and how he made the list. This intricate and heart-wrenching tale is told through Clay and Hannah’s dual narratives.
Creator: Brian Yorkey Cast: Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro