For roughly the first 50 minutes of “Parkland: Inside Building 12,” students and teachers recall last year’s attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in harrowing detail: who heard what and when, who hid where, which doors were locked, who was bleeding or killed. Much of the second hour is then devoted to remembering the 17 dead, one by one.
Brendan J. Byrne’s documentary “One Million American Dreams” guides the viewer through several true narratives of how one might end up there. These stories can be heartbreaking. There’s a mother who had no funds to bury her dead infant. And a Cuban émigré working to send money to his family back home, who fell prey to dementia before dying incommunicado.
Matt Walsh of 'Veep' plays a man suffering from a mid-life crisis who unexpectedly finds love while traveling in France in Archie Border's romantic comedy, also featuring Judith Godreche and Reid Scott.
Whatever the era, the director or the headliners, it ('A Star Is Born') relates the story of two lovers on dramatically differing paths: a famous man who’s furiously racing to the bottom (Bradley Cooper in this movie) and a woman (Lady Gaga) who’s soaring to the top.