AWFJ Movie of the Week, Dec. 22-28: BIG EYES

Opening Dec. 25, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Big Eyes, Tim Burton’s study of painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), whose phenomenal success in the 1950s and ’60s gave way to legal wranglings after her husband (Christoph Waltz) claimed credit for her work. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Aug. 25-31: THE CONGRESS

Opening Aug. 29, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is The Congress, from writer-director Ari Folman and starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Paul Giamatti, and Jon Hamm. The unusual film combines live action and animation to present a unique premise set in a world in the not-too-distant future where Wright gives a studio control over her digital likeness for use in perpetuity. Read on…

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