She plays a New York socialite who dreams of becoming an Opera singer despite having a terrible voice. When she is wrongfully accused of murder, Chamberlain and her husband Sam Neill must clear their names in court.
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One can only imagine how much influence the actress drew from the late Princess Leia for this Mike Nichols -directed Hollywood satire. Although the Julie sections of the film leave a lot to be desired, Streep is a hoot as the spirited cook during her formative years. Brooks stars as a recently deceased man who must defend his lifelong cowardice to a court in order to advance to the next phase of existence, or be sent back to Earth to do it all over again.
Streep plays Julia, a virtuous woman who becomes the object of his affection. After nearly 30 years and 12 failed nominations, Streep finally added a third Oscar to her shelf for the film, her second for Best Actress. Despite being the female lead, Streep won in the supporting category over co-star Jane Alexander. Streep broke her own Oscar record by receiving her 21st nomination for the film, her 17th in lead. What could easily have been a Lifetime melodrama is instead a subtle, intimate story of lost love and sacrifice.
For a country still reeling from the Vietnam War, this elegiac epic about a group of returning veterans Robert De Niro , John Savage , Christopher Walken was like a three hour therapy session. Ashlord by Scott Reintgen Untitled Duology 1. First into battle, then on great hunts, and finally for the pure sport of seeing who rode the fastest. Centuries of blood and fire carved their competition into a more modern spectacle: The Races. Over the course of a multi-day event, elite riders from clashing cultures vie to be crowned champion. But the modern version of the sport requires more than good riding.
Competitors must be skilled at creating and controlling phoenix horses made of ash and alchemy, which are summoned back to life each sunrise with uniquely crafted powers to cover impossible distances and challenges before bursting into flames at sunset. But good alchemy only matters if a rider knows how to defend their phoenix horse at night. Murder is outlawed, but breaking bones and poisoning ashes? Who will attain their own dream of glory?
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At least he can escape into Reclaim the Sun—and with a trillion worlds to explore, disappearing should be easy. But to his surprise, he somehow ends up on the same remote planet as celebrity gamer D1V. At home, Divya and Aaron grapple with their problems alone, but in the game, they have each other to face infinite new worlds…and the growing legion of trolls populating them. The online trolls think they can drive her out of the game, but everything and everyone Divya cares about is on the line…. As princess of the island kingdom Visidia, Amora Montara has spent her entire life training to be High Animancer—the master of souls.
When her demonstration goes awry, Amora is forced to flee. But sailing the kingdom holds more wonder—and more peril—than Amora anticipated. I am the right choice. The only choice. And I will protect my kingdom. Below by Alexandria Warwick North 1. In the heart of the frigid North, there lives a demon known as the Face Stealer. Eyes, nose, mouth—nothing and no one is safe.
Once he returns to his lair, or wherever it is he dwells, no one ever sees those faces again. But the labyrinth, and those who inhabit it, is not as it seems. Especially Numiak: darkly beautiful, powerful, whose motives are not yet clear.
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The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper. As the frenzy around the mission grows, so does their connection. But when secrets about the program are uncovered, Cal must find a way to reveal the truth without hurting the people who have become most important to him.
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Whispers of a new fear take shape in Meraude, a mage who hates all magic-kind. Friend and foe blur the magical lines, and Aidan must discern who will shake his hand or slit his throat. Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli. A year ago, she could barely do a push up as she recovered from a spine surgery, one that could have paralyzed her. And now? The pressure for perfection is higher than ever when horrifying news rips the team apart. Audrey is desperate to advocate for her teammate who has been hurt by the one person they trusted most—but not all the gymnasts are as supportive.
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The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow. All art, books and creative expression are illegal, but Ellie breaks the rules by keeping a secret library.
When a book goes missing, Ellie is terrified that the Ilori will track it back to her and kill her. Born in a lab, M0Rr1S Morris was raised to be emotionless. The trouble is, he finds himself drawn to human music and in desperate need of more. M0Rr1S has a lot of secrets, but also a potential solution—thousands of miles away. The two embark on a wild and dangerous road trip with a bag of books and their favorite albums, all the while making a story and a song of their own that just might save them both.
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As Bryce and Hunt race to untangle the mystery, they have no way of knowing the threads they tug ripple through the underbelly of the city, across warring continents, and down to the darkest levels of Hel, where things that have been sleeping for millennia are beginning to stir….
The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu. Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish—to be remembered forever. She is a young woman in 18th century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her.
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She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age—her tyrannical father has made that much clear. His brilliance begins to eclipse her own, until one day a mysterious stranger from a magical land appears with an irresistible offer.
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