Alison Lesley

Alison is a writer (a.k.a future homeless drifter) and an aspiring author. She's studying Literary and Cultural Studies and Creative Writing. Her interests include memes, sleeping, procrastinating...and...I'll fill this in later...

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Downsizing

In an attempt to solve the problem of overpopulation and scarcity of resources, Norwegian scientists invent a way to shrink human beings to just 5 inches tall. Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) still lives in his childhood home, and has given up on his dream of becoming a surgeon to work the fulfilling, albeit low-paying, job of occupational therapist. Struggling with his inability to provide his wife Au...

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Downsizing

Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five…

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Lucky

Lucky is a 90-year-old atheist, who, having outlived his contemporaries, finds himself on a spiritual journey of self-exploration, looking for enlightenment in the face of mortality. Harry Dean Stanton stars as the titular character, surrounded by quirky townsfolk, eking out an existence in a small desert town. These characters include Elaine, a bar waitress (Beth Grant), Fred, an ex-marine (Tom S...

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Lucky

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself…

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Loving Vincent

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the…

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Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent, directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, retells the life and death of the world’s most recognisable artist, Vincent van Gogh (Robert Gulaczyk). Postman Joseph Roulin, (Chris O’Dowd), an old friend of Vincent’s, charges his son, Armand Roulin (Douglas Booth), with the duty of delivering Vincent’s final letter to his brother Theo (Cezary Lukaszewicz), two years after the artist...

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Alias Grace

Alias Grace is based on the true story of Grace Marks, a poor Irish immigrant, who becomes a young domestic servant after she moves with her family to Canada. In 1843, Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon) was convicted, along with stable hand James McDermott (Kerr Logan), of the brutal murders of their employer Thomas Kinnear (Paul Gross) and his housekeeper Nancy Montgomery (Anna Paquin). James was hanged, ...

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Alias Grace

The story of Alias Grace follows Grace Marks, a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who,…

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Brigsby Bear

Kidnapped as an infant and raised in a bunker in the desert, James (Kyle Mooney) lives a lonely existence. For 25 years his only companions are his ‘parents’, Ted (Mark Hamill) and April Mitchum (Jane Adams), and the universe’s greatest hero, Brigsby Bear – a vacant-eyed animatronic bear from a cheesy educational children’s show. James’ life is consumed by his love for his favourite television cha...

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Brigsby Bear

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends,…

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Flatliners Review

Haunted by a past mistake, medical student Courtney (Ellen Page) convinces a group of friends to partake in a risky experiment of pseudo-science in order to document what happens after a person dies. With the help of Sophia (Kiersey Clemons), Marlo (Nina Dobrev), Jamie (James Norton), and Ray (Diego Luna), Courtney’s heart is stopped and then revived while they record her brain activity. Thrilled ...

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Flatliners

Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on…

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