Sharp Objects (HBO)

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Sharp Objects is a HBO limited series that follows Camille (Amy Adams), a small newspaper reporter who must return to her hometown of Wind Gap to investigate the murder of two teenage girls.

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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

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Bad Times at the El Royale surrounds a group of strangers who check into a motel that Nevada and California state line runs through. Turns out each stranger have their secrets and must do what they can to survive.

I enjoyed this film more than I thought I would. Finding out the mystery of the hotel and each of the persons inside of it. This film has a star studded cast including Jon Hamm, Jeff Bridges, Dakota Johnson, and Chris Hemsworth. All the performances were solid, though Cynthia Ervio was a highlight and I enjoyed Chris Hemsworth’s performance in his small role.

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Adrift (2018)

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Adrift surrounds a couple Tami and Richard played by Shailene Woodley and Sam Clafin. The two are travelers who meet in Tahiti and start up a romance. The two decide to sail the world together, but once they get a job to sail to San Diego a hurricane cuts through their path, wrecks their boat, and both must try to survive until they are able to reach land, which is thousands of miles away.

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