Checked out the trailer for Hell or High Water… hmmm! Added it to our Netflix DVD queue. We do streaming *and* DVDs, because the DVD list has a much better range while being good at predicting how we’ll like something based on our previous ratings — it thinks we’ll give HoHW 3.2 stars, which is good.
The Greatest Showman is, indeed about a circus, but the animals in it are CG (*maybe* one scene with an elephant, maybe, used a real elephant) because it’s too hard to get real horses/lions/whatever to perform exactly on the beat (because: musical). The main performers are the people — oddballs and freaks and outcasts. Barnum brings them together to exhibit and exploit, and then things go not as planned and they all end up bonding. Very strong family themes throughout.