JUNE 11, 2021

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IN THE HEIGHTS

Directed By: Jon M. Chu
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

The creator of “Hamilton” and the director of “Crazy Rich Asians” invite you to the event of the summer, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big… “In the Heights.” Lights up on Washington Heights… The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life. “In the Heights” fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.

Starring: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, and Jimmy Smits
Genre: Drama | Music | Musical | Romance
Country: USA (English & Spanish)
Rating: PG-13 (for some language and suggestive references)
Runtime: 143 minutes

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PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY

Directed By: Will Gluck
Studio: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Bea, Thomas and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Venturing out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated. However, when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.

Starring: James Corden, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo, Elizabeth Debicki, and Margot Robbie
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG (for some rude humor and action)
Runtime: 93 minutes

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Infinite

Directed By: Antoine Fuqua
Studio: Paramount Pictures

For Evan McCauley (Mark Wahlberg), skills he has never learned and memories of places he has never visited haunt his daily life. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, Evan is sought by a secret group that call themselves “Infinites,” revealing to him that his memories may be real–but they are from multiple past lives. The Infinites bring Evan into their extraordinary world, where a gifted few are given the ability to be reborn with their memories and knowledge accumulated over centuries. With critical secrets buried in his past, Evan must work with the Infinites to unlock the answers in his memories in a race against time to save humanity from one of their own (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who seeks to end all life to stop what he views as the cursed, endless cycle of reincarnation.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sophie Cookson, Jason Mantzoukas, Rupert Friend, Toby Jones, and Dylan O’Brien
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: USA(English)
Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of strong violence, some bloody images, strong language and brief drug use)
Runtime: 106 minutes

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CENSOR

Directed By: Prano Bailey-Bond
Studio: Magnet Releasing

Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her inability to recall details of the long-ago disappearance of her sister, recently declared dead in absentia. When Enid is assigned to review a disturbing film from the archive that echoes her hazy childhood memories, she begins to unravel how this eerie work might be tied to her past.

Starring: Niamh Algar, Nicholas Burns, Vincent Franklin, Sophia La Porta, Adrian Schiller and Michael Smiley
Genre: Horror | International
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 84 minutes

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12 Mighty Orphans

Directed By: Ty Roberts
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

12 MIGHTY ORPHANS tells the true story of the Mighty Mites, the football team of a Fort Worth orphanage who, during the Great Depression, went from playing without shoes—or even a football—to playing for the Texas state championships. Over the course of their winning season these underdogs and their resilient spirit became an inspiration to their city, state, and an entire nation in need of a rebound, even catching the attention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The architect of their success was Rusty Russell, a legendary high school coach who shocked his colleagues by giving up a privileged position so he could teach and coach at an orphanage. Few knew Rusty’s secret: that he himself was an orphan. Recognizing that his scrawny players couldn’t beat the other teams with brawn, Rusty developed innovative strategies that would come to define modern football.

Starring: Luke Wilson, Vinessa Shaw, Wayne Knight, Jake Austin Walker, Jacob Lofland, Levi Dylan, Robert Duvall and Martin Sheen
Genre: History | Sport
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for violence, language, some suggestive references, smoking and brief teen drinking)
Runtime: 118 minutes

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HOLLER

Directed By: Nicole Riegel
Studio: IFC Films

In a forgotten pocket of Southern Ohio where American manufacturing and opportunity are dying up, a determined young woman finds a ticket out when she is accepted to college. Alongside her older brother, Ruth Avery joins a dangerous scrap metal crew in order to pay her way. Together, they spend one brutal winter working the scrap yards during the day and stealing valuable metal from the once thriving factories at night. With her goal in sight, Ruth finds that the ultimate cost for an education for a girl like her may be more than she bargained for, and she soon finds herself torn between a promising future and the family she would leave behind.

Starring: Jessica Barden, Becky Ann Baker, Pamela Adlon, Gus Harper and Austin Amelio
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language and sexual references)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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The House Next Door: Meet The Blacks 2

Directed By: Deon Taylor
Studio: Lionsgate

From Beverly Hills to the Chicago ‘burbs, mayhem and hilarity seem to follow The Blacks wherever they go. After surviving a night of terror on the West Coast, (not-so) best-selling author Carl Black (Mike Epps) moves his family back to his childhood home in the Windy City where he hopes to find the peace and quiet he needs to write his new book. But when an eccentric neighbor (Katt Williams) moves in next door, Carl becomes convinced that the man is a vampire trying to take his family, and must team up with his oddball neighbors to save his career and their lives!

Starring: Mike Epps, Katt Williams, Bresha Webb, Lil Duval, Zulay Henao, Tyrin Turner, Michael Blackson, Andrew Bachelor, Gary Owen and Danny Trejo
Genre: Action | Comedy | Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for pervasive language, sexual content, and brief nudity)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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THE MISFITS

Directed By: Renny Harlin
Studio: The Avenue

Even a federal maximum-security prison can’t hold Richard Pace (Golden Globe nominee PIERCE BROSNAN), a brilliant international thief. But his daring escape and high-octane car chase, eluding the FBI and police, ends with him being scooped up by The Misfits, a band of modern-day Robin Hoods. Led by the eccentric and charismatic Ringo (NICK CANNON) with Violet (JAMIE CHUNG), the Prince (RAMI JABER), and Wick (MIKE ANGELO) with Pace’s daughter Hope (HERMIONE CORFIELD)–a mysterious group who do devious things for all the right reasons. The skilled group convinces Pace to join them to pull off the heist of the century: stealing millions in gold bars kept under one of the most secure prisons on earth, owned by rogue businessman Schultz (Tim Roth), and used for funding terrorist groups worldwide. Aside from the money, Pace wants revenge against Schultz, the man behind his incarceration. From LA to Abu Dhabi, it will take supercharged engines, forged identities, multiple cons, camels, nitro and massive explosions to succeed. Directed by RENNY HARLIN (Die Hard 2: Die Harder, Cliffhanger), THE MISFITS brings a new team of outsiders into the world of action-adventure.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Rami Jaber, Hermione Corfield, Jamie Chung, Mike d Angelo, Tim Roth, and Nick Cannon
Genre: Action | Adventure | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for some language/sexual references and brief drug use)
Runtime: 94 minutes

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Queen Bees

Directed By: Michael Lembeck
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

While her house undergoes repairs, fiercely independent senior Helen (Academy Award® winner Ellen Burstyn) moves into a nearby retirement community — just temporarily. Once behind the doors of Pine Grove Senior Community, she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying “mean girls” the likes of which she hasn’t encountered since high school, all of which leaves her yearning for the solitude of home. But somewhere between flower arranging and water aerobics Helen discovers that it’s never too late to make new friends and perhaps even find a new love.

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, James Caan, Ann-Margret, Jane Curtin, Loretta Devine, Christopher Lloyd, and French Stewart
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for drug use, suggestive material and some language)
Runtime: 100 minutes

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Rogue Hostage

Directed By: Jon Keeyes
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Single father and former Marine Kyle Snowden (Tyrese Gibson) must save his daughter and other hostages from a dangerous criminal who has trapped them inside a neighborhood store owned by Kyle’s polarizing stepfather, Congressman Sam Nelson (John Malkovich).

Starring: Tyrese Gibson, John Malkovich and Michael Jai White
Genre: Action | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 87 minutes

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Akilla’s Escape

Directed By: Charles Officer
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

A drug dealer finds his moral code challenged when he interrupts an armed robbery and captures one of the gang members who is a 15-year-old boy.

Starring: Vic Mensa, Oluniké Adeliyi, Ronnie Rowe, Theresa Tova, Brandon Oakes and Colm Feore
Genre: Crime | Drama
Country: USA | Canada (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 90 minutes

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SUBLET

Directed By: Eytan Fox
Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

A New York Times travel writer comes to Tel Aviv after suffering a tragedy. The energy of the city and his relationship with a younger man brings him back to life. Sublet will premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival 2020.

Starring: John Benjamin Hickey, Niv Nissim, Lihi Kornowski, and Miki Kam
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
Country: Israel | USA (Hebrew & English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Domino: Battle of the Bones

Directed By: Baron Davis
Studio: TriCoast Entertainment

Hoping to reclaim his former glory, a fallen dominoes champion recruits his step-grandson to help him win an off-the-wall tournament.

Starring: David Arquette, Snoop Dogg, Tom Lister Jr., Tasie Lawrence, and Lou Beatty Jr.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for pervasive language, drug use, and sexual references)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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Queen Of Spades

Directed By: Patrick White
Studio: Epic Pictures

According to legend, an ominous entity known as the Queen of Spades can be summoned by performing an ancient ritual. Those brave enough draw a door and a staircase on a mirror, in darkness, and say her name three times. What happens next must be experienced to be believed. Four teenagers decide to summon the Queen of Spades as a joke. But they could never imagine the horrors this innocent prank has condemned them and their loved ones to. The evil entity won’t stop until she gets their souls.

Starring: Daniel Kash, Ava Preston, Eric Osborne, and Jamie Bloch
Genre: Horror | International
Country: Canada (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 91 minutes

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Take Me Somewhere Nice

Directed By: Ena Sendijarevic
Studio: Pupkin Film

On the edge of adulthood, Alma leaves her mother’s home in the Netherlands and travels to her native Bosnia to visit the father she’s never met. But from the start, nothing goes as planned.

Starring: Sara Luna Zoric, Lazar Dragojevic, Ernad Prnjavorac, and Jasna Djuricic
Genre: Drama | International
Country: Netherlands | Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian, Dutch, & English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 91 minutes

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A Perfect Enemy

Directed By: Kike Maíllo
Studio: Hulu

Successful architect Jeremiasz Angust is approached on his trip to the Paris Airport by a chatty girl called Texel Textor. She is a strange young woman who seems to be looking for captive victims whom she forces to listen to her strange stories. Jeremy loses the flight because of Texel and once they are installed in the lounge area, he will not be able to get rid of the annoying stranger. Although the meeting seems fortuitous, soon there be a turn that will transform the character of that encounter into something much more sinister and criminal.

Starring: Dominique Pinon, Tomasz Kot, and Marta Nieto
Genre: Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | International | Thriller
Country: Spain | Germany | France (English & French)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Asia

Directed By: Ruthy Pribar
Studio: Curzon

Asia’s motherhood has always been an ongoing struggle rather than an obvious instinct. Becoming a mother at a very early age has shaped Asia’s relationship with her teenage daughter Vika. Despite living together, Asia and Vika barely interact with one another. Asia concentrates on her job as a nurse while Vika hangs out at the skatepark with her friends. Their routine is shaken when Vika’s health deteriorates rapidly. Asia must step in and become the mother Vika so desperately needs. Vika’s illness turns out to be an opportunity to reveal the great love within this small family unit.

Starring: Alena Yiv, Shira Haas, Tamir Mula, Gera Sandler, and Eden Halili
Genre: Drama | International
Country: Israel (Hebrew & Russian)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Final Frequency

Directed By: Tim Lowry
Studio: To The Moon Filmworks

A student and her co-worker tell her Professor that they have discovered unusual seismic patterns that could collapse downtown LA during the G-20 World Leaders Summit. The professor learns that his financier was killed just after defunding A shadowy Nikola Tesla research project. Determined to find Tesla’s notes, Esther visits the professor’s home and office to find him gone and sets out on a quest to uncover the truth.

Starring: Lou Ferrigno Jr., Charles Shaughnessy, Richard Burgi, and Kirby Bliss Blanton
Genre: Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 91 minutes

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Occupation: Rainfall

Directed By: Luke Sparke
Studio: Saban Films

Bursting with spectacular special effects and exhilarating action sequences, Occupation: Rainfall unfolds two years into an intergalactic invasion of Earth, as survivors fight back in a desperate ground war. While casualties mount by the day, the resistance–along with some unexpected allies–uncovers a plot that could bring the war to a decisive end. Now, with the alien invaders hell-bent on making our planet their new home, the race is on to save mankind.

Starring: Dan Ewing, Temuera Morrison, Daniel Gillies, and Ken Jeong
Genre: Action | International | Sci-Fi
Country: Australia (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 128 minutes

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Chasing Comets

Directed By: Jason Perini
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

A struggling Australian Football player takes a leap of faith to try to save his dream and his relationship, But living this out is a far greater challenge than he imagined, especially among teammates who won’t let him give up his partying ways without a fight.

Starring: Dan Ewing, Isabel Lucas, George Houvardas, and Kat Hoyos
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International
Country: Australia (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 100 minutes

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