APRIL 9, 2021

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VOYAGERS

Directed By: Neil Burger
Studio: Lionsgate

With the future of the human race at stake, a group of young men and women embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. When they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they soon become consumed by fear, lust and an insatiable hunger for power.

Starring: Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead, Colin Farrell, Chanté Adams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Viveik Kalra, Archie Renaux, Archie Madekwe and Quintessa Swindell
Genre: Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: USA | Czech Republic | Romania | UK (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for violence, some strong sexuality, bloody images, a sexual assault and brief strong language)
Runtime: 108 minutes

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THUNDER FORCE

Created By: Ben Falcone
Studio: Netflix

Two childhood best friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff, Taylor Mosby, Melissa Leo, and Jason Bateman
Genre: Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for some action/violence, language and mild suggestive material)
Runtime: 106 minutes

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HELD

Directed By: Travis Cluff & Chris Lofing
Studio: Magnolia Pictures

In HELD, Emma (Jill Awbrey) and Henry’s (Bart Johnson) marriage is losing its spark. In an effort to reconnect, they vacation to a remote high-end rental, complete with automated smart house features and integrated security. However, after suspecting a nighttime intruder they decide to flee, only to become forcibly trapped inside by the automated security system. Emitting from the house, an unknown ‘Voice’ watches their every move through an array of hidden cameras, revealing an intimate and unsettling knowledge of their relationship. While the situation grows increasingly brutal, Emma and Henry must work together to uncover the truth and find a way out before it’s too late.

Starring: Jill Awbrey, Bart Johnson, Travis Cluff, Zack Gold, and Rez Kempton
Genre: Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 94 minutes

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Hollow Point

Directed By: Daniel Zirilli
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

When his wife and daughter are senselessly murdered, a college professor finds himself caught up in a war between a group of charismatic vigilantes and the criminals that infest their city.

Starring: Luke Goss, Dilan Jay, Jay Mohr, JuJu Chan Szeto, Bill Duke, and Michael Paré
Genre: Action | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 89 minutes

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My True Fairytale

Directed By: D. Mitry
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

A terrific balance between the mysterious and hopeful, MY TRUE FAIRYTALE follows Angie Goodwin, a 17-year-old who vanishes after a horrific accident in the close-knit town of Gardenland, FL. As the police, her family, and friends search for her, she embarks on her own mysterious journey to “save the world” and fulfill her childhood fantasy of becoming… a superhero. Angie discovers that she has incredible abilities and looks for ways to help everyone, as those around her deal with her disappearance. Driven by his own deeply personal story of losing his young daughter to a car accident, writer/director D.Mitry’s debut feature is a mystical and uplifting tragedy that reminds us that we all have the power to be our own superheroes if we embrace the power of love.

Starring: Emma Kennedy, BJ Mitchell, Morgan Lindholm, Juliana Destefano, and Hector Hugo
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 86 minutes

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Slalom

Directed By: Charlène Favier
Studio: Kino Lorber

This riveting, Cannes-selected #MeToo drama from debut filmmaker Charlène Favier follows the relationship between a teenage ski prodigy and her predatory instructor, played by frequent Dardenne brothers collaborator Jérémie Renier. In a breakthrough role, Noée Abita plays 15-year-old Lyz, a high school student in the French Alps who has been accepted to an elite ski club known for producing some of the country’s top professional athletes. Taking a chance on his new recruit, ex-champion turned coach Fred decides to mold Lyz into his shining star despite her lack of experience. Under his influence, she will have to endure more than the physical and emotional pressure of the training. Will Lyz’s determination help her escape Fred’s exploitative grip?

Starring: Noée Abita, Jérémie Renier, Marie Denarnaud, Muriel Combeau, and Maïra Schmitt
Genre: Drama
Country: France | Belgium (French)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 92 minutes

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Sugar Daddy

Directed By: Wendy Morgan
Studio: Blue Fox Entertainment

Darren is a wickedly talented and unconventional young musician who dreams of making music like nobody has ever heard before. But she’s broke, juggling multiple part-time jobs, and has no time to create. Desperate for cash, she signs up to a sugar daddy paid-dating website and throws herself down a dark rabbit hole that forces her to grow up fast, shaping her music, and how she sees the world.

Starring: Colm Feore, Amanda Brugel, Aaron Ashmore, Nicholas Campbell, Noam Jenkins, Ishan Davé, and Kaniehtiio Horn
Genre: Drama | International
Country: Canada (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 98 minutes

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The Last Right

Directed By: Aoife Crehan
Studio: eOne

A fateful exchange on a flight has consequences for Daniel Murphy. He’s left in charge of a corpse of someone he never knew. He is persuaded to take on the challenge of getting a coffin from his family home in Clonakilty to Rathlin Island.

Starring: Niamh Algar, Clare Barrett, Samuel Bottomley, Cian Boylan, and Brian Cox
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International
Country: Ireland (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 106 minutes

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The Tunnel

Directed By: Pål Øie
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films

When a truck crashes inside a tunnel, people on their way home for Christmas are brutally trapped in a deadly fire. With a blizzard raging outside, and the first responders struggling to get to the accident, it’s every man for himself.

Starring: Thorbjørn Harr, Ylva Fuglerud, Lisa Carlehed, Mikkel Bratt Silset, and Peter Førde
Genre: Drama | International | Thriller
Country: Norway (Norwegian)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 105 minutes

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Moffie

Directed By: Oliver Hermanus
Studio: IFC Films

The year is 1981 and South Africa’s white minority government is embroiled in a conflict on the southern Angolan border. Like all white boys over the age of 16, Nicholas Van der Swart must complete two years of compulsory military service to defend the apartheid regime. The threat of communism and “die swart gevaar” (the so-called black danger) is at an all-time high. But that’s not the only danger Nicholas faces. He must survive the brutality of the army — something that becomes even more difficult when a connection is sparked between him and a fellow recruit.

Starring: Kai Luke Brummer, Barbara-Marié Immelman, Michael Kirch, Remano De Beer, and Emil van Niekerk
Genre: Drama | International | Romance | War
Country: South Africa | UK (Afrikaans & English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 104 minutes

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WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

Directed By: Jed Rothstein
Studio: Hulu

WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn is a feature documentary that explores the rise and fall of one of the biggest corporate flameouts and venture capitalist bubbles in recent years – the story of WeWork, and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann. Utilizing interviews with journalists, experts, high-ranking former employees, and former WeWork members, WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn takes a look at the community-centric, people-first ideal that sent the little co-working venture sky-rocketing into unicorn investment territory, and then investigates what was really going on behind the scenes.

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rebekah Paltrow Neumann, and Adam Neumann
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 104 minutes

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Looking for a Lady with Fangs and a Moustache

Directed By: Khyentse Norbu
Studio: Abramorama

When a series of visions send a skeptical entrepreneur to seek spiritual advice, an eccentric Buddhist monk predicts his imminent death, unless he can locate an elusive lady with fangs.

Starring: Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, Tsering Tashi Gyalthang, Tulku Kungzang, and Tenzin Kunsel
Genre: Drama | Mystery
Country: Nepal | Mexico | Singapore (Tibetan & Nepali)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 113 minutes

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Bigfoot

Directed By: Zach Lamplugh
Studio: Cranked Up Films

This paranormal comedy follows a hopelessly millennial reporter on the most important assignment of his career: Bigfoot. But after following a prominent cryptozoologist into the Appalachian foothills, he’s forced to answer the question “is a good story worth dying for?”

Starring: Mo Arora, Justin Beaudrot, William Childress, Will Copeland, and Leah DeBerry
Genre: Adventure | Comedy | Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 83 minutes

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