You better bring your hat and gloves, because here are 5 films that’ll really make you feel the cold…
When her mother is hospitalised after being found unconscious under rather suspicious circumstances, 13-year old Eve Laurent (Harduin) is sent away to Calais to live with her father Thomas (Kassovitz) – a home also shared with rest of the Laurent clan, including sister Anne (Huppert) and elderly father Georges (Trintignant).
Born with a rare medical facial disfigurement, science obsessed August ‘Auggie’ Pullman (Tremblay) has spent his early years under a toy astronaut’s helmet, home-schooled by his mother, Isabel (Roberts). Approaching the start of fifth grade, Isabel and husband Nate (Wilson) make the decision to send Auggie to middle-school. As we know, school can be an unforgiving place; but amidst the teasing, tears, and tantrums, there are timely teachings and touching companionships to be found.
Sensing an opportunity when Billie Jean King (Stone) and fellow female tennis pros start their own tour because of an unjust gender pay gap, former male star Bobby Riggs (Carell) challenges the women’s number one to a ‘Battle of the Sexes’ to prove once and for all who is superior.
Festivalling done right - Samurais, unorthodox Belgian judges, suspected serial killers, and not a tent or wellington boot in sight (well, save for the odd Swedish farmer)...
Against the backdrop of rural Jim Crow America, two families – one black, one white – struggle with the hardships of making a living off the land. When members of each family return home after serving in WWII, there is elation, depression, forbidden friendship, and racial friction afoot.
When a seedy gangster, well trained in the art of enemy making, is murdered aboard the titular train, each one of the carriage’s array of first-class passengers is a suspect. It’s up to world famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh) and his world class moustache to solve the mystery.