OCTOBER 16, 2020

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HONEST THIEF

Directed By: Mark Williams
Studio: Open Road Films

Hoping to cut a deal, a professional bank robber agrees to return all the money he stole in exchange for a reduced sentence. But when two FBI agents set him up for murder, he must now go on the run to clear his name and bring them to justice.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh, Robert Patrick, Anthony Ramos, Jeffrey Donovan, and Jai Courtney
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for strong violence, crude references and brief strong language)
Runtime: 99 minutes

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LOVE AND MONSTERS

Created By: Michael Matthews
Studio: Paramount Pictures

Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over the radio with his high school girlfriend, Aimee, who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Michael Rooker, Ariana Greenblatt and Jessica Henwick
Genre: Adventure | Comedy
Country: Canada | USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for action/violence, language and some suggestive material)
Runtime: 109 minutes

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THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7

Directed By: Aaron Sorkin
Studio: Netflix

In 1969, seven people were charged by the federal government with conspiracy and more, arising from the protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, Daniel Flaherty, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Eddie Redmayne, Noah Robbins, Mark Rylance, Alex Sharp, and Jeremy Strong
Genre: Drama | History | Thriller
Country: USA | UK | India (English)
Rating: R (for language throughout, some violence, bloody images and drug use)
Runtime: 129 minutes

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THE KID DETECTIVE

Directed By: Evan Morgan
Studio: Sony Pictures

A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. But a naive client brings him his first adult case — to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

Starring: Adam Brody, Sophie Nélisse, Sarah Sutherland, and Jesse Noah Gruman
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International
Country: Canada (English)
Rating: R (for language, drug use, some sexual references, brief nudity and violence)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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THE DEVIL HAS A NAME

Directed By: Edward James Olmos
Studio: Momentum Pictures

A psychotic oil matriarch leaves the whole industry exposed when she attempts to outfight a bullish farmer whose water has been poisoned.

Starring: Kate Bosworth, Alfred Molina, Edward James Olmos, Haley Joel Osment, and David Strathairn
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language, some sexual material and drug use, and brief violence)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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S#!%HOUSE

Directed By: Cooper Raiff
Studio: IFC Films

A homesick college freshman goes to a party at Shithouse and ends up spending the night with his sophomore RA who’s had a shitty day and wants someone to hang out with.

Starring: Cooper Raiff, Dylan Gelula, Amy Landecker and Logan Miller
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language throughout, sexual content and drug/alcohol use)
Runtime: 100 minutes

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CLOUDS

Directed By: Justin Baldoni
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Young musician Zach Sobiech discovers his cancer has spread, leaving him just a few months to live. With limited time, he follows his dream and makes an album, unaware that it will soon be a viral music phenomenon.

Starring: Fin Argus, Sabrina Carpenter, Madison Iseman, Neve Campbell, Tom Everett Scott and Lil Rel Howery
Genre: Drama | Music
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for brief strong language)
Runtime: 121 minutes

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DON’T LOOK BACK

Directed By: Jeffrey Reddick
Studio: Kamikaze Dogfight

When a young woman overcoming her traumatic past is among several witnesses who see a man fatally assaulted and don’t intervene, they find themselves targeted by someone, or something, out for revenge.

Starring: Kourtney Bell, Will Stout, Skyler Hart, and Jeremy Holm
Genre: Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 90 minutes

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THE OPENING ACT

Directed By: Steve Byrne
Studio: RLJ Entertainment

Will is stuck in a thankless job while trying to pursue his true passion in life — becoming a stand-up comic. When he gets the opportunity he’s been waiting for, an emcee slot on the road opening for his hero, the realities of life on the stage come to light. Between relentless hecklers, drunken groupies and hard-to-impress DJs, things get off to a rough start. Even if he can learn from his idols and overcome the challenges, he’ll have to prove he has what it takes to make his dream a reality.

Starring: Jimmy O. Yang, Alex Moffat, Cedric the Entertainer, Neal Brennan, Bill Burr, Whitney Cummings, Jermaine Fowler, Ken Jeong, Russell Peters, and Debby Ryan
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 90 minutes

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MARTIN EDEN

Directed By: Pietro Marcello
Studio: Kino Lorber

Martin Eden struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian circumstances through an intense and passionate pursuit of self-education, hoping to achieve a place among the literary elite.

Starring: Luca Marinelli, Jessica Cressy, Vincenzo Nemolato, and Marco Leonardi
Genre: Drama | International | Romance
Country: Italy | France | Germany (Italian, Neapolitan, & French)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 129 minutes

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HARRY CHAPIN: WHEN IN DOUBT, DO SOMETHING

Directed By: Rick Korn
Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

A documentary that tells the story of singer/songwriter/activist Harry Chapin’s dedication to trying to end world hunger before his tragic passing.

Starring: Harry Chapin, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, Kenny Rogers, and Pat Benatar
Genre: Documentary | Biography | History | Music
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 93 minutes

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SHE IS THE OCEAN

Directed By: Inna Blokhina
Studio: Blue Fox Entertainment

Explore the lives of nine women from around the world who share a passion for the ocean.

Starring: Anna Bader, Sylvia Earle, Coco Ho, and Keala Kennelly
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA | Germany | Indonesia | Portugal (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 101 minutes

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UFC 1: ORIGINS

Directed By: Mason Gordon
Studio: Gunpowder & Sky

Tracing the roots of the pro-MMA league back to its tumultuous first event in 1993, UFC 1: Origins explores the improbable tale of how Rorion Gracie, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist, and Art Davie, once a used car salesman, teamed with Bob Meyrowitz’s pay-per-view company SEG to mount UFC 1 in Denver and launch a sports phenomenon.

Starring: Rorion Gracie, Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, and Taylor Wily
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes

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WHITE RIOT

Directed By: Rubika Shah
Studio: Film Movement

Rock Against Racism was formed in 1976, prompted by Eric Clapton. It blends fresh interviews with archive footage to recreate a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches.

Starring: Red Saunders, Dennis Bovell, and Mykaell Riley
Genre: Documentary | International | Music
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 80 minutes

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A BABYSITTER’S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING

Directed By: Rachel Talalay
Studio: Netflix

A babysitter embarks on a mission to save a child who’s been abducted by monsters.

Starring: Tom Felton, Indya Moore, Tamara Smart and Oona Laurence
Genre: Comedy | Family | Fantasy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 98 minutes

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ESCAPE FROM EXTINCTION

Directed By: Matthew R. Brady
Studio: MRB Productions

Rare footage of endangered animals and interviews with the world’s leading animal welfare specialists and conservation scientists working to protect animals from all seven of Earth’s continents, and its mighty oceans, lakes, and rivers.

Starring: Helen Mirren
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 90 minutes

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THE MORE YOU IGNORE ME

Directed By: Keith English
Studio: Genesius Pictures

In the 1980s, a young mother’s efforts to be a good wife are undermined by her declining mental health.

Starring: Mark Addy, Tony Way, Sheridan Smith, and Ella Hunt
Genre: Comedy | International
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 90 minutes

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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Directed By: Carolyn Jones
Studio: Northeast Films

Follows emergency nurses and their patients in seven unique settings across the U.S from urban to rural, shedding light on some of the biggest health care crises facing Americans today.

Starring: Carolyn Jones
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 120 minutes

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THE COMPLEX LOCKDOWN

Directed By: Paul Raschid
Studio: Little Jade Productions

After a major bio-weapon attack on London, two scientists debate whether to save a suspected terrorists life. However assassins have infiltrated the building, and soon our scientists find themselves with time, and options, running out.

Starring: Michelle Mylett, Al Weaver, Kim Adis, and Rachel Petladwala
Genre: International | Sci-Fi
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 78 minutes

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THIS IS NOT A MOVIE

Directed By: Yung Chang
Studio: Tinam Inc.

The groundbreaking and often game-changing reporting of legendary foreign correspondent and author Robert Fisk is profiled in the latest from acclaimed documentarian Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze).

Starring: Robert Fisk, Amira Hass, Nirmeen Hazineh, and Sulieman Khatib
Genre: Documentary | Action | Biography | International | News | War
Country: Canada | Germany (English & Arabic)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 106 minutes

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THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT

Directed By: James Fletcher
Studio: Intervention Media

As America began to try and come to terms with the surprising (and for many voters, horrifying) results of the presidential race of 2016, the subsequent rapid-fire speed of events and jam-packed news cycles meant that nobody would ever have the opportunity to truly and properly reflect on what exactly just happened — and how did it?

Starring: Piers Morgan, Jerry Springer, Kellyanne Conway, and Van Jones
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 106 minutes

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100% WOLF

Directed By: Alexs Stadermann
Studio: Studio 100

100% Wolf centers on Freddy Lupin, heir to a proud family line of werewolves. Positive he’ll become the most fearsome werewolf ever, Freddy is in for a shock when his first “warfing” goes awry, turning him into a ferocious – poodle.

Starring: Samara Weaving, Jai Courtney, Jane Lynch, and Rhys Darby
Genre: Animation | Comedy | International
Country: Australia | Belgium (English)
Rating: PG (for rude material, language, action and brief cartoon nudity)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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AMIGO SKATE, CUBA

Directed By: Vanesa Wilkey-Escobar
Studio: Indican Pictures

Skateboards are considered contraband in Cuba. Despite this, a renegade group out of Miami, smuggles skateboards into the communist country and has hopes to build a skate park for the youth of Havana.

Starring: Peely Banana, Billy, Che, and Damian
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA | Cuba (English & Spanish)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 72 minutes

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THE LAST EXORCIST

Directed By: Robin Bain
Studio: Uncork’d Entertainment

A young woman and a former priest try to save her sister from demonic possession.

Starring: Danny Trejo, Rachele Brooke Smith, Terri Ivens, and Nicolas Coster
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 79 minutes

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BELLINGCAT: TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD

Directed By: Hans Pool
Studio: Submarine

Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World explores the promise of open source investigation, taking viewers inside the exclusive world of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat.

Starring: Eliot Higgins, Aric Toler, Jay Rosen, and Hadi Al-Khatib
Genre: Documentary | International | News
Country: Netherlands (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes

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THE BRA

Directed By: Veit Helmer
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

To escape from his lonely existence, Nurlan embarks on the most adventurous journey of his life: to find the owner of this perky piece of blue underwear. He rents a small room in Baku and begins his quest.

Starring: Predrag ‘Miki’ Manojlovic, Denis Lavant, Paz Vega, and Chulpan Khamatova
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International
Country: Germany | Azerbaijan (German)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 90 minutes

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TWICEBORN

Directed By: Hiroshi Akabane
Studio: Freestyle Digital Media

Follows Satoru, a successful businessman who relinquishes everything to pursue his true calling: the happiness of humankind.

Starring: Hiroaki Tanaka, Fumika Shimizu, Nao Hashegawa, and Shirô Namiki
Genre: Drama | International
Country: Japan (English)
Rating: PG (for thematic content, some unsettling images and brief violence)
Runtime: 135 minutes

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