INTO THE WOODS
2014, Walt Disney Studios, 125 min, USA, Dir: Rob Marshall

This adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim Broadway musical weaves together some of the most beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Cursed to remain childless, a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) turn to a witch (Oscar nominee Meryl Streep), who agrees to help them if they will gather ingredients for a magic potion - a scavenger hunt that sends them chasing such characters as Cinderella, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood. Boasting gorgeous production and costume design, the film features an all-star cast that includes Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman and Johnny Depp (as the Big Bad Wolf).


WONDER WOMAN
2017, Warner Bros., 137 min, USA, Dir: Patty Jenkins

Gal Gadot stars as the title character in the epic action-adventure from director Patty Jenkins (MONSTER). Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, raised on a sheltered island paradise but trained to be an unconquerable warrior. When an American pilot crashes on her shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers … and her true destiny. The international cast includes Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston and David Thewlis.


FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK
2016, Gravitas Ventures, 111 min, USA, Dir: Adam Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy’s son, Adam Nimoy, helmed this affectionate look at one of television’s most iconic characters –Mr. Spock of “Star Trek” – and the man who portrayed him. The largest documentary project ever successfully funded on Kickstarter, the film weaves together archival footage and new interviews with cast members from the original series and current big-screen franchise to profile the life and legacy of Leonard Nimoy.


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