HCA Gradebook: “The Fabelmans”

Movie: The Fabelmans Plot: Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as he reaches adolescence, but soon discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth. Cast: Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Seth Rogen, and Gabriel LaBelle Director: […]

HCA Gradebook: “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”

Movie: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Plot: Tech billionaire Miles Bron invites his friends for a getaway on his private Greek island. When someone turns up dead, Detective Benoit Blanc is put on the case. Cast: Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, and […]

HCA Gradebook: “She Said”

Movie: She Said Plot: New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation – a story that helped ignite a movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood. Cast: Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan, Patricia Clarkson, Andre Braugher, and Jennifer […]

HCA Gradebook: “The Menu”

Movie: The Menu Plot: A young couple travels to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises. Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Hong Chau, John Leguizamo, Judith Light, and Janet McTeer Director: Mark Mylod Release Date: November 18, 2022 Studio: Searchlight Pictures […]

HCA Gradebook: “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Movie: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever  Plot: The people of Wakanda fight to protect their home from intervening world powers as they mourn the death of King T’Challa. Cast: Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Tenoch Huerta, Angela Bassett, and Winston Duke Director: Ryan Coolger Release Date: November 11, 2022 Studio: Marvel Studios Number of Graders: […]

HCA Gradebook: “Halloween Ends”

Movie: Halloween Ends Plot: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode comes to a spine-chilling climax in the final installment of this trilogy. Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Rohan Campbell, and Will Patton Director: David Gordon Green Release Date: October 14, 2022 Studio: Universal Pictures Number of Graders: 16 HCA […]

HCA Gradebook: “Don’t Worry Darling”

Movie: Don’t Worry Darling Plot: A 1950s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company could be hiding disturbing secrets. Cast: Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Chris Pine, Olivia Wilde, KiKi Layne, Gemma Chan, and Nick Kroll Director: Olivia Wilde Release Date: September 23, 2022 Studio: Warner […]

HCA Gradebook: “Nope”

Movie: Nope Plot: Two siblings running a horse ranch in California discover something wonderful and sinister in the skies above, while the owner of an adjacent theme park tries to profit from the mysterious, otherworldly phenomenon. Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, and Brandon Perea Director: Jordan Peele Release Date: July 22, 2022 Studio: […]

HCA Gradebook: “DC League of Super-Pets”

Movie: DC League of Super-Pets Plot: Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime side by side in Metropolis. However, when Superman is kidnapped, Krypto must master his powers for a rescue mission. Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, John Krasinski, Vanessa Bayer, Kate McKinnon, Natasha Lyonne, and […]

HCA Gradebook: “Thor: Love and Thunder”

Movie: Thor: Love and Thunder Plot: Thor enlists the help of Valkyrie, Korg and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster to fight Gorr the God Butcher, who intends to make the gods extinct. Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Taika Waititi, and Natalie Portman Director: Taika Waititi Release Date: July 8, 2022 Studio: Marvel Studios HCA Overall […]