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Mary Queen Of Scots ( 2019 Oscar Winner )

Mary Queen Of Scots ( 2019 Oscar Winner )

Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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The Favourite ( 2019 Oscar Winner Best Actress )

The Favourite ( 2019 Oscar Winner Best Actress )

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

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Peterloo

Peterloo

The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.

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First Man ( Best Visual Effects 2019 Oscar Winner )

First Man ( Best Visual Effects 2019 Oscar Winner )

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

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The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

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Mohawk

Mohawk

Late in the War of 1812, a young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.

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Darkest Hour ( Best Actor: 2018 Oscar Winner)

Darkest Hour ( Best Actor: 2018 Oscar Winner)

In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

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12 Strong

12 Strong

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

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The Post

The Post

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

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The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin

Follows the Soviet dictator’s last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

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Dunkirk ( 2018 Oscar Nominated: Best Picture )

Dunkirk ( 2018 Oscar Nominated: Best Picture )

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

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The Promise

The Promise

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris – a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

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Silence

Silence

In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism

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Vikings: Season 4

Vikings: Season 4

The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history – a man on the edge of myth.

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The Finest Hour

The Finest Hour

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

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Spotlight

Spotlight

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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Selma

Selma

A chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

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Testament Of Youth

Testament Of Youth

A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I.

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Boardwalk Empire: Season 5

Boardwalk Empire: Season 5

An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

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Heimat – A Chronicle of Germany

Heimat – A Chronicle of Germany

The series (11 episodes) tells the story of the village Schabbach, on the Hunsrueck in Germany through the years 1919-1982. Central person is Maria, who we see growing from a 17 year old

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