Four films in theaters this month

By Tuesday Mahrle, January 2020 Issue.


In Theaters 12/25/19 | Rated R | 118 Minutes | Drama, War

Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Richard Maddox star in this epic World War I drama. Two soldiers are tasked to cross enemy lines in order to deliver an important message which would save the lives of 1,600 men from an ambush attack. Filmed in panoramic view, the director enables the viewer to be in the trenches with hundreds of soldiers without fading to black.

Like a Boss

In Theaters 1/10/20 | Rated R | 83 Minutes | Comedy

Two best friends (Rose Byrne and Tiffany Haddish) own a cosmetic company. One enjoys a meager living while the other wants all the finer things in life. When they discover that they are hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt, they are offered a loan from a wealthy competitor (Salma Hayek). Hilarity ensues as these two women take on the financier after she tries to steal their products and ideas. Jennifer Coolidge and Billy Porter round out this rambunctious cast.


In Theaters 1/10/20 |Rated PG-13 | Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery

A team of researchers find themselves in a submerged laboratory 5000 miles offshore and seven miles under the sea. While drilling into the Earth´s crust, they are hit with a massive earthquake which threatens their lab. With water caving in, they must evacuate without knowing what dangers lie in the depths of this undiscovered ocean floor. Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Vincent Cassel, and Mamoudou Athie star in this aquatic thriller.

The Rhythm Section

In Theaters 1/31/20 | Rated R 109 Minutes | Action, Drama, Thriller

Three years ago, Stephanie Patrick´s (Blake Lively) life was perfect. Then, one fateful day, when her whole family was killed in a plane crash, she lost everything she lived for. After research of her own, she finds out that the crash was not an accident. Set out on a self-destruct mission with nothing left to lose, she seeks revenge from the ones who bombed her family´s plane. Will she succeed or will the secrets stay buried? This thriller sets the rhythm with its heart-pounding action.

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Nurse Practitioner Ari Kravitz

When I started medical transition at 20 years old, it was very difficult to get the care I needed for hormone replacement therapy because there are very few providers trained in starting hormones for trans people, even though it’s very similar to the hormones that we prescribe to women in menopause or cisgender men with low testosterone.

I hope more providers get trained in LGBTQ+ healthcare, so they can support patients along their individual gender journey, and provide the info needed to make informed decisions about their body. I’ve personally seen my trans patients find hope and experience a better quality of life through hormone replacement therapy.

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Open less than two years, Descanso Resort offers gay men a relaxing and luxurious boutique hotel experience just minutes away from Palm Springs' buzziest restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping. Descanso has quickly established itself as a top destination for sophisticated gay travelers, earning hundreds of 5-star guest reviews and consistently ranking in Trapadvisor's top positions alongside brother properties Santiago Resort and Twin Palms Resort.

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