MAY 21, 2021

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Dream Horse

Directed By: Euros Lyn
Studio: Bleeker Street

The film tells the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes (Academy Award® nominee Toni Collette). With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.

Starring: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Joanna Page, Karl Johnson, Steffan Rhodri, Anthony O’Donnell, Nicholas Farrell, and Siân Phillips
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | International | Sport
Country: UK (English)
Rating: PG (for language and thematic elements)
Runtime: 113 minutes


American Fighter

Created By: Shaun Paul Piccinino
Studio: Lionsgate

Desperate for cash to save his sick mother, college wrestler Ali enters the world of underground fighting. Ali shows promise, but lacks skills, and gets beaten bloody. Duke, a handler, takes pity on the boy and trains him to be a fierce competitor.

Starring: Tommy Flanagan, Sean Patrick Flanery, Bryan Craig, and Allison Paige
Genre: Action | Biography
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for violence)
Runtime: 98 minutes


The Dry

Directed By: Robert Connolly
Studio: Roadshow Films

A federal agent investigates the decades-old death of a teenage girl in his drought-stricken hometown.

Starring: Eric Bana, Genevieve O’Reilly, Keir O’Donnell and John Polson
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Country: Australia | USA (English)
Rating: R (for violence, and language throughout)
Runtime: 117 minutes


Final Account

Directed By: Luke Holland
Studio: Focus Features

FINAL ACCOUNT is an urgent portrait of the last living generation of everyday people to participate in Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. Over a decade in the making, the film raises vital, timely questions about authority, conformity, complicity and perpetration, national identity, and responsibility, as men and women ranging from former SS members to civilians in never-before-seen interviews reckon with — in very different ways — their memories, perceptions and personal appraisals of their own roles in the greatest human crimes in history.

Genre: Documentary | International
Country: UK | USA (German)
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material and some disturbing images)
Runtime: 90 minutes


P!nk: All I Know So Far

Directed By: Michael Gracey
Studio: Amazon Studios

Join award-winning performer and musician P!NK as she embarks on her record-breaking 2019 “Beautiful Trauma” world tour and welcomes audiences to join her chosen family while trying to balance being a mom, a wife, a boss and a performer. Mixing footage from the road, behind-the-scenes interviews and personal material, director Michael Gracey (The Greatest Showman) gives audiences a glimpse behind the curtain of the circus that she calls life.

Starring: Pink, Carey Hart, and Willow Sage Hart
Genre: Documentary | Biography | Music
Country: USA (English)
Rating: TV-14
Runtime: 99 minutes


New Order

Directed By: Michel Franco
Studio: Neon

Conceived six years ago, Michel Franco’s near-future dystopia feels ripped from headlines that haven’t yet been written. While protests rage in the streets, Marianne’s high society family prepares for her wedding. At first, only splatters of green paint and the appearance of Rolando, a former employee seeking emergency medical funds, intrude on the festivities. But soon the party is unable to keep the reckoning at bay, and what follows is a swift disintegration of law and order defined first by class lines, then by disastrous government recapitulation.

Starring: Naian González Norvind, Diego Boneta and Mónica Del Carmen
Genre: Drama | International
Country: Mexico | France (Spanish)
Rating: R (for disturbing and violent content, rape, graphic nudity, and language)
Runtime: 86 minutes


I Carry You With Me

Directed By: Heidi Ewing
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate in Mexico and make the treacherous journey to New York, where life will never be the same.

Starring: Armando Espitia, Christian Vázquez, Michelle Rodríguez, Ángeles Cruz, Arcelia Ramírez and Michelle González
Genre: Drama | International
Country: Mexico | USA (Spanish & English)
Rating: R (for language and brief nudity)
Runtime: 111 minutes


Sound of Violence

Directed By: Alex Noyer
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Alexis recovered her hearing during the brutal murder of her family when she was ten. The visceral experience awakened synesthetic abilities in her and started her on an orphaned path of self-discovery through the healing music of brutal violence. She goes on to pursue a career teaching and experimenting to find new sounds. She is supported and loved by her roommate Marie who is unaware of the dark secrets behind Alexis’ unique music and the part she unknowingly plays. Faced with the likelihood of losing her hearing again, Alexis escalates her pursuit of her masterpiece through gruesome sound experiments and devastating designs. She won’t let anything stop her not even love.

Starring: Jasmin Savoy Brown, Lili Simmons, James Jagger, and Tessa Munro
Genre: Crime | Horror | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 94 minutes



Directed By: Simon Barrett
Studio: RLJE Films

Camille Meadows is the new girl at the prestigious Edelvine Academy for Girls. Soon after her arrival, six girls invite her to join them in a late-night ritual, calling forth the spirit of a dead former student who reportedly haunts their halls. But before morning, one of the girls is dead, leaving the others wondering what they may have awakened.

Starring: Suki Waterhouse, Madisen Beaty, Inanna Sarkis, Ella-Rae Smith, and Megan Best
Genre: Horror | Mystery
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for bloody horror violence, language and some drug use)
Runtime: 92 minutes


Blast Beat

Directed By: Esteban Arango
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

On the cusp of the year 2000, Colombian brothers Carly (Mateo Arias) and Mateo (Moises Arias) prepare to move to the United States for their last years of high school. Metalhead Carly has his heart set on attending the Georgia Aerospace Institute and working for NASA, while his supportive parents (Diane Guerrero and Wilmer Valderrama) seize the chance to escape the political turmoil in Colombia and chase the American Dream. At first, Mateo is the only one to express any cynicism, but when the reality of their new life sinks in, the family struggles to adapt as their expectations are shattered. When events threaten to derail their future, Carly’s dream becomes his only lifeline.

Starring: Moises Arias, Mateo Arias, Diane Guerrero, and Wilmer Valderrama
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 105 minutes


When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Directed By: Caroline Link
Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

From Academy Award® winning director Caroline Link (Nowhere in Africa)’s comes an adaptation of acclaimed British author Judith Kerr’s classic novel based on her childhood memories. The story of a Jewish family’s escape from 1933 Berlin to Europe tackles prejudice, exile, displacement and adaptation, as told from the perspective of the author’s alter ego, nine year-old Anna Kemper (Riva Krymalowski in her feature film debut). Anna is too busy with schoolwork and friends to notice Hitler’s face glaring from posters plastered all over 1933 Berlin. But when her father (Oliver Masucci) — based on the prominent theater critic Alfred Kerr — suddenly vanishes, the family is secretly hurried out of Germany. Anna begins to understand life will never be the same as she and her family navigate unfamiliar lands and cope with the challenges of being refugees.

Starring: Carla Juri, Oliver Masucci, Justus von Dohnányi, and Ursula Werner
Genre: Drama | Family | History | International
Country: Germany | Switzerland | Italy (German, Swiss German, French, & English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 119 minutes


Dementia Part II

Directed By: Matt Mercer & Mike Testin
Studio: Dark Star Pictures & Bloody Disgusting

Wendell (Matt Mercer) receives a threatening phone call from his parole officer Reggie (Graham Skipper)… if he doesn’t find a job immediately, he will face serious legal repercussions. Wendell wrangles some home maintenance work for a seemingly benign older woman, Suzanne (Suzanne Voss), who persists in giving him increasingly absurd tasks to complete around the house. As the workday progresses, Wendell is thrown into an ever-escalating nightmare, and comes face to face with an unexpected evil. Suzanne hides a dark secret. And it’s up to Wendell and Suzanne’s daughter, Sheila (Najarra Townsend) to put an end to her madness.

Starring: Suzanne Voss, Matt Mercer, Najarra Townsend, and Graham Skipper
Genre: Comedy | Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 67 minutes


Drunk Bus

Directed By: John Carlucci & Brandon LaGanke
Studio: FilmRise

Michael (Charlie Tahan, OZARK) is a recent graduate whose post-college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-pound punk rock Samoan.

Starring: Kara Hayward, Charlie Tahan, Zach Cherry, and Dave Hill
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 101 minutes


Narco Sub

Directed By: Shawn Welling
Studio: Deepwater Productions

A man will become a criminal to save his family.

Starring: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors, and Robert LaSardo
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for violence, language throughout, some drug use, sexual references and brief nudity)
Runtime: 93 minutes


Spring Blossom

Directed By: Suzanne Lindon
Studio: Paname Distribution

Suzanne (Suzanne Lindon) is sixteen. She is bored with people her own age. From the outside, everything appears lovely in her charmed world, but the everyday monotony of school and her relationships with friends and family feels completely uninspired. Every day on her way to high school, she passes a theater. There, she meets a 35-year-old actor named Raphaël (Arnaud Valois, BPM (Beats Per Minute )). Despite their age difference they find in each other an answer to their ennui and develop a strong connection. Immersed in the world of grown-ups and adult choices, Suzanne begins questioning the pitfalls of blossoming too quickly and missing out on life — the life of a 16-year-old, which she had struggled so much to enjoy in the same way as her peers.

Starring: Suzanne Lindon, Arnaud Valois, Frédéric Pierrot, and Florence Viala
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International | Romance
Country: France (French)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 73 minutes



Directed By: Damiano & Fabio D’Innocenzo
Studio: Strand Releasing

Once upon a time, in a small family suburb on the outskirts of Rome, the cheerful heat of summer camouflages a stifling atmosphere of alienation. From a distance, the families seem normal, but it’s an illusion: in the houses, courtyards and gardens, silence shrouds the subtle sadism of the fathers, the passivity of the mothers and the guilty indifference of adults. But it’s the desperation and repressed rage of the children that will explode and cut through this grotesque façade, with devastating consequences for the entire community.

Starring: Elio Germano, Tommaso Di Cola, Giulietta Rebeggiani, and Gabriel Montesi
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Country: Italy | Switzerland (Italian)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 98 minutes


Two Gods

Directed By: Zeshawn Ali
Studio: PBS

The story of Hanif, a Muslim casket maker and ritual body washer in Newark who take two young men-Naz and Furquan-under his wing to teach them how to live better lives.

Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 82 minutes



Directed By: Alyson Richards
Studio: Quiver Distrubution

Renee and Valerie, a couple at a cross roads in their relationship, leave the city to spend the week at a remote cabin with friends. But when they arrive, their friends are nowhere to be found. As they stumble through their relationship woes, they discover they are being hunted by a group of militant extremists who are determined to exterminate them.

Starring: Sarah Allen, Aaron Ashmore, Munro Chambers, and Joey Coleman
Genre: Horror | International | Thriller
Country: Canada (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 82 minutes


Into The Darkness

Directed By: Anders Refn
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Through a family and the relation between father and son, the film describes the dilemmas of the Danish population during World War II. Like the government, the farmers and the industry, the father, a successful owner of a big electronics factory, tries to make the best of the situation to keep the wheels rolling. However this leads him into a problematic collaboration with the Germans. His son, on the contrary, reacts against the increasing oppression and persecution of Jews and communists by joining the rising resistance movement.

Starring: Jesper Christensen, Bodil Jørgensen, Mads Reuther, and Gustav Dyekjær Giese
Genre: Drama | War
Country: Denmark (Danish, German, & Swedish)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 152 minutes


Two Lottery Tickets

Directed By: Paul Negoescu
Studio: RoImage 2000

Three men from a provincial town are in urgent need of money and decide to buy a lottery ticket. They win the lottery, but soon after their ticket gets stolen.

Starring: Dorian Boguta, Dragos Bucur, Alexandru Papadopol, and Andi Vasluianu
Genre: Comedy
Country: Romania (Romanian)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 86 minutes


Counter Column

Directed By: Gilbert Sorola
Studio: Not That Kind of Movie Productions

Growing up on the inner-city streets of San Antonio, Anthony watches as his life of drug dealing spirals out of control. In an attempt to escape, he joins the Army, only to clash with Chris, a hard-headed Christian determined to share his faith despite persecution. As Anthony intentionally makes Chris’ life miserable, he braces himself for retaliation that never comes. Despite the Army transforming him on the outside, Anthony continues to resist any change on the inside. However, Chris’ response to tragedy turns everything around.

Starring: Chris Gonzales, Nathan-Andrew Hight, and Michael Kaiser
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements, drug material and some violence)
Runtime: 98 minutes



Directed By: Morgan Ingari
Studio: Wolfe Video

Milo (Molly Bernard), a directionless twenty-something, is confronted with the inertia of her adult life after attending her best friend Noor’s baby shower. After her roommate George (Robin de Jesus) bails on her for a Tinder date, Milo strikes up a conversation with Roger (Patrick Breen), an older gay man hanging out at her local bar. The conversation turns to children, and Roger reveals that he’s always wanted a family, but has had multiple adoptions and surrogacies fall through. As the two get closer, spending nights hanging out at Roger’s drag bar and drinking together, Milo decides to become his surrogate. As their relationship progresses, Milo grows increasingly attached to Roger. Sensing that Milo wants more of a continued relationship than he does, Roger begins to distance himself from her, and Milo must grapple with boundaries, emotional entanglement, and the weight of the decision she has made.

Starring: Molly Bernard, Michael Judson Berry, Patrick Breen, and Bianca Castro
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 101 minutes


3 Tickets to Paradise

Directed By: Dominic López & Isaac Piche
Studio: Indican Pictures

Fresh out of prison with a head full of trouble, AJ Parker (Michelle Manhart, Frost/Nixon) is wanted by everyone. The cartels have a price on her head, the federales are suspicious of her, and her own government is about to kick her to the dogs. Her last chance is a return trip to a ghost town she knows too well — Paradise, Mexico. Meanwhile, Jake Slaughter (Joseph Bell, “The Lone Ranger”) knows there’s gold in Paradise, hidden during the Spanish-American War, but needs AJ to show him the way in. The second they cross the Mexican border, the hounds are hunting her down as Jake, AJ and Chris (Jeffrey Bentley, Dam California), AJ’s greedy ex-husband, set off on a wild adventure, full of guns, snakes, bandits, cartels and treacherous partners!

Starring: Michelle Manhart, Joe Bell, Jeffrey Bentley, and Martin Kove
Genre: Action | Adventure | Western
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 87 minutes


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