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GLASS

Directed By: M. Night Shyamalan
Studio: Universal Pictures

Official Synopsis: From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb and the multiple identities who reside within, and Anya Taylor-Joy as Casey Cooke, the only captive to survive an encounter with The Beast. Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard, Adam David Thompson, and Luke Kirby

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I HATE KIDS

Directed By: John Asher
Studio: Freestyle Digital Media

Official Synopsis: A man who has everything finds out he has the one thing he never wanted. Nick Pearson, a former lothario and author of a best-selling memoir titled “I Hate Kids,” is about to marry the woman of his dreams (Rachel Boston) who shares his disinterest in becoming a parent. Everything changes when awkward 13-year-old Mason (Julian Feder) interrupts their rehearsal dinner claiming to be Nick’s son. With the aid of flamboyant radio show psychic The Amazing Fabular (Tituss Burgess) and with just days until the wedding, the three strangers embark on a wild road trip to find out which of a dozen eccentric women from Nick’s past could possibly be Mason’s mother.

53Starring: Tom Everett Scott, Tituss Burgess, Julian Feder, Rachel Boston, Rhea Seehorn, and Julie Ann Emery

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EGG

Directed By: Marianna Palka
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Official Synopsis: An unflinching comedy about why women choose motherhood, why they revere it, fear it, and why some women choose to forgo it. Over the course of one explosive evening, two couples and a surrogate must face their own ridiculous and sometimes heartbreaking shortcomings. With sharp cutting dialogue and complicated characters, EGG is about the personal, social, professional, and ideological implications of bringing new life into the world. Artist Tina (Alysia Reiner, “Orange Is the New Black”) and her passive-aggressive feminist husband (Gbenga Akinnagbe, “The Deuce”) invite her eight-months pregnant art school rival (Christina Hendricks,”Mad Men”) and power hungry, new-money husband (David Alan Basche, The Exes) to their Brooklyn loft, surprising them with Tina’s new work-in-progress: a radical alternative to motherhood. But when their sensuous, non-traditional surrogate arrives (Anna Camp, Pitch Perfect) the truth comes out, and the patriarchy fights to hang on by its teeth.

Starring: Christina Hendricks, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, Anna Camp and Gbenga Akinnagbe

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THE BRAWLER

Directed By: Ken Kushner
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Official Synopsis: Based on the true events behind “Rocky”. Local boxer, Chuck Wepner was slinging liquor in Bayonne, New Jersey when he got the call. Chuck was going to fight the Heavy Weight Champion of the World, Muhammad Ali. Chuck trained hard, pushing himself to the limit so he could go toe to toe with the greatest fighter of all time. His heroic battle with Ali was only the beginning of a wild ride that takes Chuck from the lows of New Jersey to highs of Hollywood.

Starring: Zach McGowan, Amy Smart, Joe Pantoliano, Taryn Manning, and Burt Young

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ADULT LIFE SKILLS

Directed By: Rachel Tunnard
Studio: Screen Media Films

Official Synopsis: Anna (Jodie Whittaker) is comfortable living in her mom’s garden shed making funny videos all day, but as she approaches 30, she starts feeling the pressure to move on and “grow up” without compromising her youthful spirit.

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Lorraine Ashbourne, Brett Goldstein, Rachael Deering, Eileen Davies, and Alice Lowe

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DON’T COME BACK FROM THE MOON

Directed By: Bruce Thierry Cheung
Studio: Brainstorm Media

Official Synopsis: DON’T COME BACK FROM THE MOON is a story of abandonment, when all the men in a remote California desert town walk away from their families, one by one. They leave their angry, frustrated sons and daughters behind — kids who act out, engage in acts of petty burglary and vandalism, and look for love and family connection in the aftermath of their abandonment, all the while trying to understand why their fathers have “gone to the moon,” leaving them to traverse the difficult path to adulthood alone.

Starring: James Franco, Rashida Jones, Jeffrey Wahlberg, Alyssa Elle Steinacker, Zackary Arthur, and Hale Lytle

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THE STANDOFF AT SPARROW CREEK

Directed By: Henry Dunham
Studio: RLJ Entertainment

Official Synopsis: After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force. Understanding that the shooting could set off a chain reaction of copycat violence across the country, Gannon quarantines his fellow militiamen in the remote lumber mill they call their headquarters. There, he sets about a series of grueling interrogations, intent on ferreting out the killer and turning him over to the authorities to prevent further bloodshed.

Starring: James Badge Dale, Patrick Fischler, Brian Geraghty, Chris Mulkey, Happy Anderson, and Robert Aramayo

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THE LAST MAN

Directed By: Rodrigo H. Vila
Studio: Lionsgate

Official Synopsis: In this chilling dystopian thriller, Hayden Christensen (Star Wars series) plays Kurt, a vet suffering from PTSD who comes home to an unholy, unruly land. The world is bad, no question–but local street prophet Noe (Harvey Keitel, Reservoir Dogs) says it’ll get even worse when a catastrophic storm strikes. As Kurt heeds Noe’s advice and readies for the apocalypse, he meets sultry Jessica, who also begins to believe. Even as the planet falls apart, Kurt finds his life finally coming together.

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Harvey Keitel, Marco Leonardi, Liz Solari, Fernán Mirás, and Justin Kelly

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ST. BERNARD SYNDICATE

Directed By: Mads Brügger
Studio: Uncork’d Entertainment

Official Synopsis: Two men head to China to make money selling Saint Bernard Dogs in this oddball comedy film. One of the pair has recently learned he has A.L.S. and wants to seize the day, the other sees a potential business opportunity and a partner with the funds to make it happen. Together they head off on a clueless assignment where this unlikely pairing do anything but thrive.

Starring: Frederik Cilius Jørgensen, Rasmus Bruun, Flemming Sørensen, Mohamed Ali Osman, and Vibeke Manniche

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ALL THESE SMALL MOMENTS

Directed By: Melissa B. Miller-Costanzo
Studio: Orion Classics

Official Synopsis: A teenage boy is caught between his parents’ unhappy marriage and the two female friends who entrance him, and he must find his way to adulthood with only himself as a guide.

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Brian d’Arcy James, Brendan Meyer, Sam McCarthy, Harley Quinn Smith, and Jemima Kirke

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WONDERS OF THE SEA

Directed By: Jean-Jacques Mantell &, Jean-Michel Cousteau
Studio: Fathom Events

Official Synopsis: In cinemas for one night on Thursday, January 17, Wonders of the Sea 3D takes viewers on a trip under the ocean, capturing incredible footage of rarely seen sea creatures, while warning about the impacts of climate change. From Fiji to the Bahamas, Jean Michel Cousteau and his children Celine and Fabien embark on a voyage to discover the ocean as never before seen and learn more about the threats that put our ocean at risk. Narrated by renowned environmentalist Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wonders of the Sea showcases awe-inspiring scenery, in breathtaking 3D. It makes it feel like you’re diving alongside the Cousteau family, close to the creatures but without getting wet! These rarely-seen multicolored creatures performing in an exceptionally vibrant underwater world will fascinate, educate and entertain the whole family. Wonders of the Sea 3D is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a declaration of love to the ocean.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Celine Cousteau, Fabien Cousteau, and Jean-Michel Cousteau

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THE HEIRESSES

Directed By: Marcelo Martinessi
Studio: DistriB Films

Official Synopsis: Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asunción, Paraguay, have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality. Driving for the first time in years, she begins to provide a local taxi service to a group of elderly wealthy ladies. As Chela settles into her new life, she encounters the much younger Angy, forging a fresh and invigorating new connection. Chela finally begins to break out of her shell and engage with the world, embarking on her own personal, intimate revolution.

Starring: Ana Brun, Ana Ivanova, Margarita Irún, Nilda Gonzalez, María Martins, and Alicia Guerra

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DRAGON BALL SUPER: BROLY

Directed By: Tatsuya Nagamine
Studio: FUNimation Films

Official Synopsis: A planet destroyed, a powerful race reduced to nothing. After the devastation of Planet Vegeta, three Saiyans were scattered among the stars, destined for different fates. While two found a home on Earth, the third was raised with a burning desire for vengeance and developed an unbelievable power. And the time for revenge has come. Destinies collide in a battle that will shake the universe to its very core!

Starring: Masako Nozawa, Ryô Horikawa, Koichi Yamadera, Tomokazu Sugita, Masakazu Morita, and Aya Hisakawa

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UNBRIDLED

Directed By: John David Ware
Studio: Cinespots

Official Synopsis: Sarah (Tea McKay) is abused and emotionally abandoned by her mother, Karen (Dey Young), who struggles with alcoholism and looks the other way when her abusive boyfriend Roger (Eric Roberts) secretly involves Sarah in an illicit sex traffic ring. Meanwhile, Mitchell (T.C. Stallings), the detective assigned to Roger’s case, is himself desperate to find his missing daughter. When Roger is finally arrested, Sarah is sent away to an equine therapy academy where young women like her find hope and healing. There, Sarah meets an abused, skittish horse named Dreamer; together, the two walk the difficult road to healing and redemption, ultimately learning that love is the most powerful force on earth.

Starring: Eric Roberts, T.C. Stallings, Téa Mckay, Jenn Gotzon, Dey Young, Rachel Hendrix and David Topp

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SPLIT LIP

Directed By: Christopher Sheffield
Studio: Indie Rights

Official Synopsis: In the underground world of contract killers, mistakes cannot be tolerated. Set, a young brutal fighter with an icy exterior, (played by Dorée Seay) finds out the hard way when one mistake sends her on a treacherous journey to clear her name. Hunted by her mentor Karlton (Dejean Brown) and a whole roster of psychopaths, including the infamous Ghetty (Eli Godfrey), she stumbles into the friendship of a curious stranger (Christopher Labadie) and his over-protective sister (Maryam Cné). With a world of violence at her heels, and a ticking clock on her life, Set fights with everything she has to see her journey’s end.

Starring: Dorée Seay, Chris Labadie, Maryam Cne, and DeJean Brown

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AN ACCEPTABLE LOSS

Directed By: Joe Chappelle
Studio: IFC Films

Official Synopsis: She was the ultimate patriot. Now, what she knows could bring down the government. Libby Lamm (Tika Sumpter) is a former top national security advisor who, while working with Rachel Burke (Jamie Lee Curtis), a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason – and her own life – to expose a cover-up that stretches all the way to the highest levels of government. This gripping saga of lies, conspiracy, and betrayal is an explosive look at what it takes to do the right thing – even if that means going up against your own country.

Starring: Tika Sumpter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Tavassoli, Deanna Dunagan, Alysia Reiner, and Clarke Peters

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WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?

Directed By: Astra Taylor
Studio: Zeitgeist Films

Official Synopsis: Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from ancient Athens’ groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism’s roots in medieval Italy; from modern-day Greece grappling with financial collapse and a mounting refugee crisis to the United States reckoning with its racist past and the growing gap between rich and poor. Featuring a diverse cast–including celebrated theorists, trauma surgeons, activists, factory workers, asylum seekers, and former prime ministers–this urgent film connects the past and the present, the emotional and the intellectual, the personal and the political, in order to provoke and inspire. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means.

Starring: Silvia Federici, Angela Davis, and Cornel West

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WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY

Directed By: Roberta Grossman
Studio: Abramorama

Official Synopsis: Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of journalists, scholars, and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told in the documentary featuring the voices of three-time Academy Award nominee Joan Allen and Academy Award winner Adrian Brody.

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CANAL STREET

Directed By: Rhyan LaMarr
Studio: Smith Global Media

Official Synopsis: After being arrested for the murder of a white classmate, a young black man’s father fights in court for his son’s vindication. Against all odds, they embrace their undying trust in each other and find faith in God.

Starring: Clayne Crawford, Jon Seda, Lance Reddick, Mekhi Phifer, and Mykelti Williamson

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GOODNIGHT, CHARLENE

Directed By: Chris Zuhdi
Studio: Indie Rights

Official Synopsis: An honest yet naive mechanic wants to save enough money to move his wife from a barren, West Texas border town. Little does he know she’s got a shady boyfriend and a small army of corrupt, local officials with whom she’s planning an escape of her own: By murdering him for profit. Soon all the dirty deals and backhanded schemes erupt in an all out war with death around every corner and an honest man in the middle.

Starring: Marissa Woolf, Larry Jack Dotson, Daniel Ross Owens, Vernon Reeves, Chris Messersmith, and Hugo Christian

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