Armageddon Time15

Directed by James Gray | USA | 2022 | 1h 54m | Starring Banks Repeta, Jaylin Webb, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong

In 1980s New York, a young Jewish-American boy and his African-American classmate struggle with the expectations set by their families and wider society as they grow up in a world of privilege, inequality, and prejudice. Acclaimed director James Gray (Ad Astra, The Lost City of Z) takes inspiration from his own childhood in this unsentimental coming-of-age tale about the strength of family and the pursuit of the American Dream.

Reviews

‘Articulate, unflinching and sometimes unflattering. A melancholy marvel from one of our finest cine-memoirists.’
★★★★★
Hannah Strong, Little White Lies

‘Both a coming of age and an exploration of an era, this self-biographical reminiscence feels both regretful and hopeful – a filmmaker trying to make peace. It’s not sugar-coated, but it’s full of love.’
★★★★
Alex Godfrey, Empire Magazine

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Olivia Colman and Colin Firth star in this stirring ode to cinema set in 1980s Britain, written and directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes (American Beauty, 1917).

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