1917 (Sam Mendes, 2019)

It is April 6, 1917, and the most powerful nations in the world are embroiled in a war the likes of which humankind has never seen. An aerial reconnaissance team has noticed that the German army is in the middle of a tactical withdrawal from the Hindenburg Line. However, British forces stationed there believe them to be retreating, not knowing of their oppositions true intentions to wipe them out with artillery. The field telephone lines have been severed, so the only way to deliver this valuable information is for it to be conveyed in person. General Erinmore sends two young soldiers, Will Schofield and Tom Blake, to deliver the message to Colonel Mackenzie, who leads the Second Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment. The fate of 1,600 men hangs in the balance.

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Shazam! (David F. Sandberg, 2019)

In 1974, a boy rode in the backseat of a car driven by his father. He didn’t have a good relationship with his family. His older brother would bully him, and his father refused to help, scornful of his younger son crying to others. Before he knew it, his father and brother vanished from sight, and he found himself in another world. The ancient wizard Shazam had summoned the young boy in a centuries-old search to find a champion pure of heart. His old champion turned evil, and unleashed the Seven Deadly Sins upon the world. Millions perished before the Sins could be contained once more. The wizard tested the boy, but he was unable to resist the Sins’ temptation. Time is not on the wizard’s side, but he will not give up until he finds the one destined to inherit his powers.

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