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ANNABELLE COMES HOME

Directed By: Gary Dauberman
Studio: New Line Cinema (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Official Synopsis: Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target — the Warrens’ ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends.

Starring: Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, Patrick Wilson, and Vera Farmiga

Genre: Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for horror violence and terror)
Runtime: 100 minutes

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YESTERDAY

Directed By: Danny Boyle
Studio: Universal Pictures

Official Synopsis: Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed… and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

Starring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, and Kate McKinnon

Genre: Comedy | Fantasy | Music | Musical | Romance
Country: UK (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for suggestive content and language)
Runtime: 112 minutes

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OPHELIA (2019)

Directed By: Claire McCarthy
Studio: IFC Films

Official Synopsis: Something is rotten in medieval-era Denmark, where political intrigue swirls around the imperial court like dark magic. Amid it all, the queen’s brightest lady-in-waiting, Ophelia, finds herself drawn to Hamlet, the charismatic and elusive crown prince. As their secretive love affair takes flight, betrayal strikes the court, threatening to derail their union and devastate the royal family for good. Caught between her desires and her loyalty, Ophelia has to decide where her devotion will ultimately lie.

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, George MacKay, Tom Felton and Devon Terrell

Genre: Drama | Romance
Country: USA | UK (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for a scene of violence/bloody images, some sensuality, and thematic elements)
Runtime: 114 minutes

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EUPHORIA

Directed By: Lisa Langseth
Studio: Freestyle Releasing

Official Synopsis: After years apart, two sisters meet up again to undertake a profound journey together.

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Eva Green, Charlotte Rampling, Charles Dance, Adrian Lester, and Mark Stanley

Genre: Adventure | Drama | Mystery
Country: UK | Sweden | Germany (English)
Rating: R (for language and some sexual content)
Runtime: 104 minutes

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THE QUEEN
(1968 RE-RELEASE)

Directed By: Frank Simon
Studio: Kino Lorber

Official Synopsis: Decades before Paris Is Burning and Rupaul’s Drag Race, this ground-breaking documentary about the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant introduced competitive drag to the world, along with LGBT icon and activist Flawless Sabrina. Watch for Andy Warhol one of the pageant’s judge.

Starring: Jack Doroshow and Andy Warhol

Genre: Documentary
Country: BUSA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 68 minutes

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MAIDEN

Directed By: Alex Holmes
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Official Synopsis: Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, putting everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.

Starring: Tracy Edwards

Genre: Documentary
Country: UK (English)
Rating: PG (for language, thematic elements, some suggestive content and brief smoking images)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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THE CHAMBERMAID
(La camarista)

Directed By: Lila Avilés
Studio: Kino Lorber

Official Synopsis: Eve, a young chambermaid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel, confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet examinations of forgotten belongings and budding friendships that nourish her newfound and determined dream for a better life.

Starring: Teresa Sánchez and Gabriela Cartol

Genre: Drama | International
Country: Mexico | USA (Spanish)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 102 minutes

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THE OTHER STORY

Directed By: Avi Nesher
Studio: Strand Releasing

Official Synopsis: An estranged father, Dr Yonotan Abadi (Segal), gets a call from his ex-wife Tali (Dagan) with an unexpected announcement from their hedonistic daughter Anat (Rieger). In a complete departure from her party girl lifestyle, she has become engaged to a devout musician and enrolled in an ultra-orthodox seminary. Unsettled by her mysterious embrace of religious zealotry, Yonatan and Tali are desperate to force Anat to reconsider her radical new path, one from which there will soon be no turning back. However, the closer they try to get to their daughter, the more she wants to distance herself from them.

Starring: Sasson Gabai, Joy Rieger, Yuval Segal, Maya Dagan, Avigial Harari, and Maayan Bloom

Genre: Drama | International
Country: Israel (Hebrew)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 112 minutes

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THREE PEAKS

Directed By: Jan Zabeil
Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

Official Synopsis: Fatherhood, suspicion and resentment are a combustible formula in Jan Zabeil’s elegant, unnerving domestic thriller. Aaron (Alexander Fehling, Homeland) has found the woman of his life in his girlfriend Lea (Bérénice Bejo, The Artist) but her young son Tristan still imagines his mother reconciling with his father. On what should be an idyllic vacation in the soaring Italian Dolomites, Aaron fights to win over Tristan and cement his place in this family, while Lea wrestles with conflicting loyalties to her son and her lover. Yet when Tristan disappears into the mountains, it’s unclear who is in the most danger. Complex, deceptive and gripping to the last second, Three Peaks chips away at our darkest nightmares to reveal the everyday anxieties on which they feed.

Starring: Bérénice Bejo, Alexander Fehling, and Arian Montgomery

Genre: Drama | International
Country: Italy | Germany (German, French, & English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 94 minutes

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KILLERS ANONYMOUS

Directed By: Martin Owen
Studio: Lionsgate

Official Synopsis: This stylish, edge-of-your-seat thriller features memorable turns by Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) and Jessica Alba (Sin City). Tensions mount at Killers Anonymous, a support group for killers, as the members of the group try to unravel the mystery behind which one of them is responsible for the assassination attempt on a U.S. senator that has the police authorities in the city on high alert. But things are not what they seem, and when new truths are discovered, secret alliances and betrayals emerge as the session explodes into violence and chaos, forcing the killers to kill or be killed!

Starring: Tommy Flangan, Rhyon Nicole Brown, Jessica Alba, Gary Oldman, MyAnna Buring, Michael Socha, Tim McInnerny and Sam Hazeldine

Genre: Action | Crime | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA | UK (English)
Rating: R (for bloody violence, and pervasive language including some sexual references)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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THE OTHER SIDE OF HEAVEN 2: FIRE OF FAITH

Directed By: Mitch Davis
Studio: Good Deed Entertainment

Official Synopsis: John Groberg returns to Tonga for his second round of missionary adventures, this time bringing his wife and family. When their son is born critically ill, the Grobergs face the ultimate test of their faith, only to find themselves surrounded by the love and prayers of thousands of Tongans of all denominations. Barriers of inter-religious strife (the Grobergs are Mormons) are broken down as an entire nation unites in hopes of a miracle that will save the baby’s life, as well as that of a Tongan minister’s son who is in a coma in an adjacent hospital room.

Starring: Natalie Medlock, Joe Folau, Alex Tarrant, Nicole Whippy, Miriama Smith, and Ian Mune

Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for some thematic material including violence)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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CLARENCE CLEMONS: WHO DO I THINK I AM?

Directed By: Nick Mead
Studio: Virgil Films & Entertainment

Official Synopsis: After Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s marathon “Rising Tour” came to an end in 2003, Clarence Clemons felt like he needed a break. So he packed up his saxophone and voyaged to China, where he could be more-or-less a nameless traveler in a foreign land. “WHO DO I THINK I AM”continued to follow Clarence after China and document his transcendent awakening and then tragedy struck. While in Florida Clarence suffered a stroke and passed away. Featuring interviews with President Bill Clinton, Joe Walsh, Nils Lofgren, Jake Clemons, former bandmates, friends, and close family members, “WHO DO I THINK I AM” highlights Clarence’s life as musician and member of the E Street band while also presenting another side of Clarence not many saw when he was away from bright stage lights. It’s an intimate portrait of a man who searched for enlightenment and meaning at the unknowingly final years of his life.

Starring: Clarence Clemons, Jake Clemons, Nils Lofgren, Joe Walsh, and Bill Clinton

Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes

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THE 16TH EPISODE

Directed By: Jerome Cohen-Olivar
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Official Synopsis: Three YouTubers, each with their own inner demons, visit the mythical town of Casablanca. With their viewership down, they get invited to attend a satanic ritual and soon realize that maybe all their audience wants is to see them die.

Starring: Cody Heuer, Rebecca Ramon, Einar Kuusk, and Rosine Young

Genre: Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 93 minutes

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BETTER DAYS

Directed By: Kwok Cheung Tsang
Studio: Well Go USA Entertainment

Official Synopsis: When it is time for the Chinese gaokao, a two-day national college entrance exam, the entire country comes to a standstill. For nearly ten million high school students, this exam not only determines where and if they get to study but the fates of their entire families as well. Like so many others, Nian has been single-mindedly preparing for the exam, cutting everything else out of her life. When she becomes the target of relentless bullying, fate brings her together with small-time criminal Bei and the two form a strong friendship. Before they can completely retreat into a world of their own, the two are dragged in the middle of a murder case of a teenage girl where they are the prime suspects. In this dramatic thriller, Derek Kwok-Cheung Tsang paints a bleak picture of an oppressive society, in the guise of a gripping fairy-tale love story, exposing the dark world of bullying and societal pressures of achievement facing today’s youth.

Starring: Zhou Dongyu, Fang Ying, and Jackson Yee

Genre: Drama | International
Country: China (Mandarin)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 130 minutes

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MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE

Directed By: Nick Broomfield
Studio: Roadside Attractions

Official Synopsis: Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of his storied career. The documentary starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of expat artists, writers and musicians. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960’s bohemia. It was a time that left a lasting imprint on both Marianne and Leonard, whose friendship would last another fifty years before their deaths in 2016.

Starring: Marianne Ihlen, Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins, Helle Goldman, and Richard Vick

Genre: Documentary | Music
Country: USA (English & Norwegian)
Rating: R (for some drug material, sexual references and brief nudity)
Runtime: 102 minutes

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THE PLAGIARISTS

Directed By: Peter Parlow
Studio: Kimstim

Official Synopsis: Director Peter Parlow’s dramatic meditation on the distinction between authenticity and plagiarism revolves around Anna and Tyler, a young white couple on their way home to Philadelphia. After their car breaks down, they accept the help and hospitality of a middle-aged black man (Michael Payne). Anna (an aspiring writer) and Tyler (an aspiring filmmaker) are each fascinated by his eloquence and camcorder collection.

Starring: William Michael Payne, Lucy Kaminsky, Eamon Monaghan, Emily C. Davis, Robin Schavoir, and Jude Alexis

Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 76 minutes

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AMPLIFY HER

Directed By: Ian Mackenzie & Nicole Sorochan
Studio: Indie Rights

Official Synopsis: AMPLIFY HER is a film, graphic novel, and animated motion comic series that explores the rise of female artists against the backdrop of the electronic music festival scene. Imagined and brought to life by more than 21 female creators across North America, this lush and visually dynamic world blurs the line between fiction and reality while demonstrating the power of letting women tell their own stories. The film deftly examines the ways that each individual views their gender in relation to their art, and in doing so, illuminates the difficult questions at the heart of modern-day feminism. “Whether equality can be gained if women erase the differences between genders, or whether if women focus on celebrating femininity, it will elevate the importance of diversity.”

Starring: Madeline Fauss, Mya Hardman, Samantha Matthews, Adi Laflamme, Gabrielle Watson, Kyla LeBlanc, and Chloe Herry

Genre: Animated | Biography | Documentary | Music
Country: USA | Canada (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes

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THE REFUGE (2019)

Directed By: Keith Sutliff
Studio: KS Pictures

Official Synopsis: A getaway driver/gunman (Markus Hunter, played by Keith Sutliff) lives a solitary life in Los Angeles California doing jobs around town and across the world. Known for his excellent reputation as a driver/gunman a former employer of his, Frank, contracts him for a job involving casino heist money from a debt that was never paid to him. After making a few contacts Markus ends up recruiting some help from a nearby colleague (Watts) of his he’s done many jobs with in the past. Things don’t go according to plan for Markus leading to people looking for him, his known associates, and the only person he trusts in life (Staci). As the story unfolds Markus attempts to sort out the chaos leading to more turmoil. Markus comes to realize he must make the ultimate decision which matters most to him in life.

Starring: Julien Cesario, Keith Sutliff, Matthew Webb, Reine Swart, and Stefanie Estes

Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language throughout)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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THE LAST WHISTLE

Directed By: Rob Smat
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Official Synopsis: A high-school football player’s death during an intense practice doesn’t deter the coach from pushing his team in order to maintain their winning streak. The boy’s mother press charges, however, which forces him to confront the tragedy.

Starring: Brad Leland, Jim O’Heir, Deanne Lauvin, Les Miles, Eric Nelsen, Sainty Nelsen, Fred Tolliver, Jr., and Tyler Perez

Genre: Drama | Sport
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG (for thematic elements and language)
Runtime: 87 minutes

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ANIMA

Directed By: Paul Thomas Anderson
Studio: Netflix

Official Synopsis: In a short musical film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Thom Yorke of Radiohead scores and stars in a mind-bending visual piece. Best played loud.

Starring: Thom Yorke

Genre: Music | Short
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 15 minutes

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