Melanie Dishman's archive

Ian McKellan in ‘Mr. Holmes’ and Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Southpaw’

‘Southpaw,’ starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Forest Whitaker

Directed by Antoine Fuqua

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Trainwreck poster

In a Judd Apatow comedy, you can always count on the lead character following the same story arc. Usually he’s a hard-partying, pot smoking schlep who meets a girl and messes it up due to commitment phobia. In the end, he gets his act together and gets the girl back. Happy ending.

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‘Amy’

Directed by: Asif Kapadia

Rated: R

 

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‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ (left) and ‘Testament to Youth’

‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,’ starring Thomas Mann and RJ Cyler

Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

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‘Ted 2’

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried

Directed by: Seth MacFarlane

Rated: R

 

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