Silkwood (1983) While working at a nuclear power plant, Karen Silkwood becomes heavily involved in union work, but her evidence of the company's safety violations may never make it to the right people. Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher....4
Directed by Stephen Frears. With Rebecca Ferguson, Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg. The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
The 1978 NBC miniseries "Holocaust: The Story of the Family Weiss." One of my favorite onscreen portrayals of the Holocaust and one of the first cultural accounts to open discussion about the Shoah in Europe and the United States.
"The divorce subject isn't as shocking, but the film is still a thoughtful, well-acted drama that resists the urge to take sides or give easy answers. The characters aren't just talking to each other, they're revealing things about themselves and can sometimes be seen in the act of learning about their own motives. That's what makes Kramer vs. Kramer such a touching film: I get the feeling at times that personalities are changing and decisions are being made even as I watch them."
Doubt (2008) Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams. Sister Aloysius begins to have doubts about doting priest Father Flynn, who seems to have become overly involved in the life of a young African American pupil. Is she overreacting to the situation, or is there truth behind her convictions...14