Actress Frances McDormand (1957)

Frances McDormand
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The Tragedy of Macbeth
The Tragedy of Macbeth

Director: Joel Coen
Genre: History (Movies)
Cast:
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
Alex Hassell
Alex Hassell
Bertie Carvel
Bertie Carvel
Macbeth and Banquo, having led King Duncan’s army to victory over the traitorous Thane of Cawdor, are approached by three witches on the battlefield. The witches hail Macbeth will be made the Thane of Cawdor (he is already Thane of Glamis); they proclaim that he shall be King hereafter before stating that Banquo shall father a line of kings. King Duncan orders the Thane of Ross to execute Cawdor and reinvest the title upon Macbeth. Macbeth becomes alarmed after Duncan names his son Malcolm as the prince of Cumberland, seeing the appointment as an encumbrance in his path to the throne. Macbeth writes to Lady Macbeth, informing her of the prophecies.
The French Dispatch
The French Dispatch

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Benicio Del Toro
Benicio del Toro
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody
Alex Lawther
Alex Lawther
Arthur Howitzer Jr., the editor of the newspaper The French Dispatch, dies suddenly of a heart attack. According to the wishes expressed in his will, publication of the newspaper is immediately suspended following one final farewell issue, in which three articles from past editions of the paper are republished, along with an obituary. The Cycling Reporter. Herbsaint Sazerac delivers a cycling tour of the town of Ennui, demonstrating several key areas such as the arcade, Le Sans Blague café and a pick-pocket’s alleyway. He compares the past and the present of each place, demonstrating how much has changed and yet how ...
7.2
Movies
Nomadland
Nomadland

Director: Chloé Zhao
Genre: Adventure (Movies)
Cast:
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
David Strathairn
David Strathairn
In 2011, Fern loses her job after the US Gypsum plant in Empire, Nevada shuts down; she worked there for years along with her husband, who recently died. Fern sells most of her belongings and purchases a van to live in and travel the country searching for work. She takes a seasonal job at an Amazon fulfillment center through the winter. Linda, a friend and co-worker, invites Fern to visit a desert rendezvous in Arizona organized by Bob Wells, which provides a support system and community for fellow nomads. Fern initially declines, but changes her mind as the weather turns cold and she struggles to find work in the area. There, Fern meets fellow nomads and learns basic survival and ...
Animation
Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Animation)
Cast:
Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
Twenty years in the future, an outbreak of canine influenza spreads throughout Japan including the (fictitious) city of Megasaki with the risk of becoming contagious to humans. The city’s authoritarian mayor, Kenji Kobayashi, ratifies an official decree banishing all dogs to Trash Island, which is immediately approved despite the insistence of Professor Watanabe, the mayor’s political opponent, who states he is close to creating a cure. The first deported canine is a white and black-spotted dog named Spots Kobayashi, who served as the bodyguard dog of 12-year-old orphan Atari Kobayashi, the mayor’s distant nephew and ward. In this universe, dogs can apparently ...
Hail, Caesar!
Hail, Caesar!

Director: Ethan Coen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Josh Brolin
Josh Brolin
Alden Ehrenreich
Alden Ehrenreich
Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum
In 1951 Hollywood, Eddie Mannix is head of physical production at Capitol Pictures. His duties as the studio “fixer” find him corralling its scandalous stars, fending off twin gossip columnists Thora and Thessaly Thacker, and weighing a generous job offer from the Lockheed Corporation. When unmarried synchronized swimming actress DeeAnna Moran becomes pregnant, Mannix arranges for her to place the baby in foster care then discreetly adopt it, preserving her image. Baird Whitlock, the dim-witted star of the studio’s major production Hail, Caesar! A Tale of the Christ, is drugged and abducted. He awakens at a meeting of The Future, a ...
6.3
The Good Dinosaur
The Good Dinosaur

Director: Peter Sohn
Genre: Adventure (Animation)
Cast:
Raymond Ochoa
Raymond Ochoa
A. J. Buckley
A. J. Buckley
Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
In an alternate history, the asteroid that would have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago passes safely over Earth. Millions of years later, Apatosaurus corn farmers Henry and Ida have three children: Libby, Buck, and Arlo. While his successful siblings are allowed to “make their mark” (a mud-print on the family’s corn silo), Arlo’s timid nature makes tasks difficult for him. Henry attempts to give Arlo a sense of purpose by putting him in charge of guarding their silo, and helps him set a trap. It captures a feral caveboy, but Arlo cannot bring himself to kill him, and sets him free. Disappointed, Henry takes Arlo to track the caveboy, ...
Olive Kitteridge
Olive Kitteridge

Director: Lisa Cholodenko
Genre: Drama (TV Shows)
Cast:
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Olive Kitteridge is an American television miniseries based on Elizabeth Strout’s 2008 novel Olive Kitteridge. Set in Maine, the HBO miniseries features Frances McDormand as the title character, Richard Jenkins as Olive’s loving husband Henry Kitteridge, Zoe Kazan as Denise Thibodeau, and Bill Murray as Jack Kennison. The show is divided into four parts, each depicting a certain point of time in the novel. The ...
8.3
Promised Land
Promised Land

Director: Gus Van Sant
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook
Steve Butler has caught the eyes of top management at his employer, Global Crosspower Solutions, an energy company that specializes in obtaining natural gas trapped underground through a process known as fracking. Butler has an excellent track record for quickly and cheaply persuading land owners to sign mineral rights leases that grant drilling rights over to his employer. Butler and his partner Sue Thomason arrive in an economically struggling Pennsylvania farming town whose citizens are proud of having family farms passed from one generation to the next. Coming from a town and a life very similar to that of the people he is now determined to win ...
6.6
Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Movies)
Cast:
Jared Gilman
Jared Gilman
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
On the New England island of New Penzance, 12-year-old orphan Sam Shakusky is attending Camp Ivanhoe, a Khaki Scout summer camp led by Scout Master Randy Ward. Suzy Bishop, also 12, lives on the island with her parents Walt and Laura, both attorneys, and her three younger brothers in a house called Summer’s End. Sam and Suzy, both introverted, intelligent, and mature for their age, meet in the summer of 1965 during a church performance of Noye’s Fludde and become pen pals. The relationship becomes romantic over the course of their correspondence, and they make a secret pact to reunite and run away together. In September 1965, they execute their plan. Sam escapes from Camp ...
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Director: Conrad Vernon
Genre: Adventure (Animation)
Cast:
Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Andy Richter
Andy Richter
Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
Following the events of the previous film, the penguins—Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private—and the chimpanzees Mason and Phil leave Africa for Monte Carlo in their modified airplane. When they do not return, Alex the lion convinces his friends Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe, and Gloria the hippopotamus that they should go find them and return to their home at the Central Park Zoo. With their lemur friends from Madagascar—King Julien, Maurice, and Mort—they find the penguins and chimpanzees at the Monte Carlo Casino. Chaos ensues, and the animals barely escape from Animal Control officer Chantel DuBois, who is determined to add Alex’s head to her taxidermy ...
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Director: Michael Bay
Genre: Science Fiction (Movies)
Cast:
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf
Alan Tudyk
Alan Tudyk
Charlie Adler
Charlie Adler
In 1961, the Ark, a Cybertronian spacecraft carrying an invention capable of ending the war between the benevolent Autobots and the malevolent Decepticons, crash lands on the dark side of Earth’s Moon. The crash is detected on Earth by NASA, and President John F. Kennedy authorizes a mission to put a man on the Moon as a cover for investigating the spacecraft. In 1969, the crew of Apollo 11 lands on the Moon and secretly inspect the Ark before heading home. President Richard Nixon orders them to keep the details of this mission secret. In the present day, three years after the Battle of Egypt, the Autobots assist the United States military in ...
This Must Be the Place
This Must Be the Place

Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Sean Penn
Sean Penn
Eve Hewson
Eve Hewson
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
Cheyenne is a wealthy former rock star, now bored and jaded in his 20-year retirement in Dublin. He retired after two of his teenaged fans committed suicide. He travels to New York to reconcile with his estranged father during his final hours, only to arrive too late. The reason he gives for not communicating with his father for 30 years was that his father rejected him when he put on goth make-up at the age of 15. He reads his father’s diary and learns about his father’s persecution in Auschwitz at the hands of former SS officer Alois Lange. He visits a professional Nazi hunter named Mordecai Midler who tells him that Lange is small fry.
6.7
Burn After Reading
Burn After Reading

Director: Ethan Coen
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
George Clooney
George Clooney
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
Elizabeth Marvel
Elizabeth Marvel
Faced with a demotion, Osbourne Cox angrily quits his job as a CIA analyst and decides to write a memoir. When his pediatrician wife Katie finds out, she sees it as an opportunity to file for divorce and to continue an affair with Harry Pfarrer, a married U.S. Marshal with paranoid tendencies. At the instruction of her lawyer, Katie copies and delivers her husband’s digital financial records and other files, unknowingly including the draft of Ozzie’s memoir. The lawyer’s assistant copies the files onto a CD, which she accidentally leaves on the locker room floor of Hardbodies, a local gym. The disc falls into the hands of personal trainer Chad Feldheimer and his ...
7.0
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Æon Flux
Æon Flux

Director: Karyn Kusama
Genre: Apocalypse (Movies)
Cast:
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
Amelia Warner
Amelia Warner
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
In 2011, a deadly pathogenic virus killed 99 percent of the Earth’s population, forcing the survivors to regroup and scatter across the Earth. Four centuries later, in 2415, the remaining five million humans inhabit Bregna, a dystopian[3] walled futuristic city-state, which is ruled by a congress of scientists. Although Bregna is largely an idyllic place in the destroyed Earth, people routinely disappear and the population is plagued by nightmares. A skilled warrior, named Æon Flux, is a member of the Monicans, an underground rebel organization who communicate through telepathy-enabling technology and are led by the Handler. After a mission to destroy a surveillance station, Æon ...
North Country
North Country

Director: Niki Caro
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
Amber Heard
Amber Heard
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
In 1989, Josey Aimes flees from her abusive husband back to her hometown in northern Minnesota with her children, Sammy and Karen, and moves in with her parents, Alice and Hank. Hank is ashamed of Josey, who had Sammy as a teenager by an unknown father, and believes Josey is promiscuous. While working a job washing hair, Josey reconnects with an old acquaintance, Glory Dodge, who works at the local iron mine and suggests Josey do the same, as a job there pays six times more than what Josey’s making now. Josey’s pursuit of and securing the job further strains her relationship with Hank, who also works at the mine and believes women shouldn’t be working there, so she ...
7.3
Something's Gotta Give
Something's Gotta Give

Director: Nancy Meyers
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
Amanda Peet
Amanda Peet
Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
Harry Sanborn is a wealthy New York record company owner who only dates women under 30, including his latest girlfriend, Marin Klein. The two drive to her mother’s Hamptons beach house expecting to be alone. However, her mother, a playwright named Erica Barry, and her sister Zoe, unexpectedly arrive. After an awkward dinner, the night turns disastrous when—during foreplay with Marin—Harry has a heart attack and is rushed to a hospital. The attending doctor, Julian Mercer, tells Harry to stay nearby for a few days, so Harry reluctantly stays with Erica. Their personalities clash and create awkward living arrangements at first, but they soon find charming qualities in each other ...
6.7
Wonder Boys
Wonder Boys

Director: Curtis Hanson
Genre: Drama (Movies)
Cast:
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes
Professor Grady Tripp is a novelist who teaches creative writing at an unnamed Pennsylvania university. He is having an affair with the university chancellor, Sara Gaskell, whose husband, Walter, is the chairman of the English department in which Grady is a professor. Grady’s third wife, Emily, has just left him, and he has failed to repeat the grand success of his first novel, published years earlier. He continues to labor on a second novel, but the more he tries to finish it the less able he finds himself to invent a satisfactory ending. The book runs to over 2500 pages and is still far from finished. He spends his free time smoking marijuana. Grady’s students include ...
7.3
Johnny Skidmarks
Johnny Skidmarks

Director: John Raffo
Genre: Thriller (Movies)
Cast:
Peter Gallagher
Peter Gallagher
Charlie Spradling
Charlie Spradling
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
Crime scene photographer, Johnny Scardino (aka Johnny Skidmarks), is working on the side for a group of blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels with prostitutes. One such assignment turns the wrong way and the blackmailers he works for start dying one by one in more and more brutal ways. Is Johnny the next on the list?
Paradise Road
Paradise Road

Director: Bruce Beresford
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Glenn Close
Glenn Close
Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
Basing his film on real events, Bruce Beresford tells the story of a vocal orchestra created by the women in a Japanese Internment camp, a classic survivors’ tale about women’s ability to survive hardship and atrocity through perseverance, solidarity and creativity. The film opens with a dance at Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Wives and husbands, soldiers and socialites are enjoying a night of dancing, libations, and conversation. The scene is happy and carefree, but the film continues to unfold and it soon becomes known that a war is raging right outside the doors. Paradise Road is set during the time of World War II, and the Japanese forces have just attacked Singapore. ...
6.8
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Fargo
Fargo

Director: Ethan Coen
Genre: Thriller (Movies)
Cast:
Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
Harve Presnell
Harve Presnell
John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll Lynch
In 1987, Jerry Lundegaard, the sales manager of an Oldsmobile dealership in Minneapolis, is desperate for money. On the advice of dealership mechanic and parolee Shep Proudfoot, Jerry travels to Fargo, North Dakota and hires Carl Showalter and Gaear Grimsrud to kidnap his wife Jean. Jerry promises them a new Oldsmobile and half of the $80,000 ransom he says he intends to extort from his father-in-law Wade Gustafson, who owns the dealership. Jerry pitches Wade a lucrative real estate deal and believes Wade has agreed to loan him the $750,000 he needs to finance it, so he unsuccessfully attempts to call off the kidnapping. Wade and his accountant Stan ...