JULY 30, 2021

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Directed By: Jaume Collet-Serra
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Join fan favorites Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt for the adventure of a lifetime on Disney’s JUNGLE CRUISE, a rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton. Lily travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila–his ramshackle-but-charming boat. Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities–possessing the power to change the future of medicine. Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers and supernatural forces, all lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest. But as the secrets of the lost tree unfold, the stakes reach even higher for Lily and Frank and their fate–and mankind’s–hangs in the balance.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramírez and Jack Whitehall, with Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti
Genre: Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of adventure violence)
Runtime: 127 minutes


The Green Knight

Directed By: David Lowery
Studio: A24

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, THE GREEN KNIGHT tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.

Starring: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, and Joel Edgerton
Genre: Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
Country: Ireland | Canada | USA | UK (English)
Rating: R (for violence, some sexuality and graphic nudity)
Runtime: 125 minutes



Directed By: Tom McCarthy
Studio: Focus Features

Unemployed roughneck Bill Baker (Academy Award® winner Matt Damon) travels from Oklahoma to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter Allison (Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin). Imprisoned for a murder she claims she did not commit. Allison seizes on a new tip that could exonerate her and presses Bill to engage her legal team But Bill eager to prove his worth and regain his daughters trust, takes matters into his own hands. He is quickly stymied by language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system until he meets French actress Virginie (Camille Cottin), mother to eight-year-old Maya (Lilou Siauvaud). Together, these unlikely allies embark on a journey of discovery, truth, love and liberation.

Starring: Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, and Abigail Breslin
Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language)
Runtime: 140 minutes


Nine Days

Directed By: Edson Oda
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

A man interviews five unborn souls to determine which one can be given life on Earth.

Starring: Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Benedict Wong, Tony Hale, and Bill Skarsgård
Genre: Drama | Fantasy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language)
Runtime: 124 minutes



Directed By: Martin Owen
Studio: Saban Films

Inspired by Charles Dickens’s iconic novel Oliver Twist, this action-fueled crime-thriller set in contemporary London follows the journey of Twist (Raff Law), a gifted graffiti artist trying to find his way after the loss of his mother. Lured into a street gang headed by the paternal Fagin (Oscar® winner* Michael Caine), Twist is attracted to the lifestyle — and to Red (Sophie Simnett), an alluring member of Fagin’s crew. But when an art theft goes wrong, Twist’s moral code is tested as he’s caught between Fagin, the police, and a loose-cannon enforcer (Lena Headey).

Starring: Rafferty Law, Michael Caine, Noel Clarke, Lena Headey, Rita Ora and Sophie Simnett
Genre: Action | Drama | International
Country: UK (English)
Rating: R (for some violence and language)
Runtime: 90 minutes



Directed By: Trent O’Donnell
Studio: DECAL Releasing

When Leif’s (Jake Johnson) estranged mother Honey (Susan Sarandon) dies she leaves him a ‘conditional inheritance’. Before he can move into her picturesque Yosemite cabin, he has to complete her elaborate, and sometimes dubious, to-do list. Leif and Nora, his canine BFF, step into Honey’s wild world as she tries to make amends from beyond the grave in this hilarious and heartfelt comedy.

Starring: Jake Johnson, Susan Sarandon, J.K. Simmons, and D’Arcy Carden
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes



Directed By: Sabrina Doyle
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

A man is released from prison after 15 years and reunites with his high school girlfriend, who is now a single mother of three.

Starring: Pablo Schreiber, Jena Malone, Amelia Borgerding, Parker Pascoe-Sheppard and Chancellor Perry
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 111 minutes


Fully Realized Humans

Directed By: Joshua Leonard
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

With less than a month until the birth of their first child, Jackie and Elliot embark on a madcap odyssey of self-discovery in attempt to rid themselves of the inherited dysfunction of their own upbringings.

Starring: Joshua Leonard, Jess Weixler, Tom Bower, Beth Grant, Michael Chieffo, Janicza Bravo, Erica Chidi Cohen, Zach Shields, Jennifer Lafleur and Ross Partridge
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 76 minutes


A Dark Foe

Directed By: Maria Gabriela Cardenas
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

A guilt-ridden FBI agent, stranded in the painful memory of the abduction of his sister, suffers from a rare condition known as Nyctophobia, an irrational fear of the dark, and will have to face-off with the cunning serial killer who took her away.

Starring: Oscar Cardenas, Kenzie Dalton, Selma Blair, Graham Greene, and Bill Bellamy
Genre: Crime | Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for disturbing violent content, gruesome images, a rape, sexual content, nudity, language, and drug material)
Runtime: 114 minutes



Directed By: James Crow
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films

An underworld kingpin’s past catches up with him when he returns to London, igniting an explosive chain of events which ends in revenge and murder.

Starring: Julian Glover, Nick Moran, Bruce Payne, Jeanine Nerissa Sothcott, and Ricky Grover
Genre: Crime | Internnational | Thriller
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes


Never Gonna Snow Again

Directed By: Małgorzata Szumowska
Studio: Kino Lorber

On a gray, foggy morning outside a large Polish city, Zhenia (Alec Utgoff), a masseur from the East, enters the lives of the wealthy residents of a gated community. Using hypnotic, almost magical techniques to get a residence permit, he starts working. The well-to-do residents in their cookie-cutter homes seemingly have it all, but they all suffer from an inner sadness, some unexplained longing. The attractive and mysterious newcomer’s hands heal, and Zhenia’s eyes seem to penetrate their souls. To them, his Russian accent sounds like a song from the past, a memory of their seemingly safer childhoods. The latest from writer/director Malgorzata Szumowska (Elles, In the Name of) and her longtime collaborator Michal Englert is an unclassifiable meditation on class, immigration, and global warming with touches of magical realism and moments of sober beauty and subtle humor.

Starring: Alec Utgoff, Maja Ostaszewska, Agata Kulesza, and Weronika Rosati
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International | Mystery
Country: Poland | Germany | Netherlands (Polish, Russian, French, & Vietnamese)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 117 minutes


The Evening Hour

Directed By: Braden King
Studio: Strand Releasing

The autumnal mountains of southern Appalachia hold a haunting power within which Cole Freeman, maintains an uneasy equilibrium, looking after the old and infirm in the community while selling their excess painkillers to local addicts to help make ends meet. But when an old friend, Terry Rose , returns with dangerous new plans that threaten the fragile balance Cole has crafted amidst the addiction, economic stress and environmental devastation that have his declining mining town in a stranglehold, his world and identity are thrown into deep disarray. Life is pushed even further out of balance by the sudden homecoming of Cole’s estranged mother, Ruby, increasing conflict with the region’s true drug dealer, Everett and shifting relationships with two local women: Charlotte and Lacy. Faced with an impossible set of choices and intensifying pressure from all sides, Cole soon decides that he has to take action to save the tight-knit fabric of family, friendship, land and history that binds everything and everyone he loves.

Starring: Philip Ettinger, Stacy Martin, Cosmo Jarvis, Michael Trotter, Kerry Bishé and Lili Taylor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 114 minutes


The Boy Behind The Door

Directed By: David Charbonier & Justin Powell
Studio: Shudder

In The Boy Behind the Door, a night of unimaginable terror awaits twelve-year-old Bobby and his best friend, Kevin, when they are abducted on their way home from school. Managing to escape his confines, Bobby navigates the dark halls, praying his presence goes unnoticed as he avoids his captor at every turn. Even worse is the arrival of another stranger, whose mysterious arrangement with the kidnapper may spell certain doom for Kevin. With no means of calling for help and miles of dark country in every direction, Bobby embarks on a rescue mission, determined to get himself and Kevin out alive… or die trying.

Starring: Lonnie Chavis, Ezra Dewey, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Scott Michael Foster, and Micah Hauptman
Genre: Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes



Directed By: Lodewijk Crijns
Studio: Film Movement

Hans is a self-confident man, driving across the country with his wife and two daughters by his side. His ego gets the better of him when he gets into an argument with another driver. The van driver turns out to be the wrong man to cross on the road, and sets out to teach Hans a deadly lesson. Skillfully pushing the buttons of Hans’s arrogance, a simple family road trip turns into a deadly obstacle course in this nerve-wracking, blackly comic morality tale thriller.

Starring: Jeroen Spitzenberger, Anniek Pheifer, Roosmarijn van der Hoek, and Liz Vergeer
Genre: Horror | International | Thriller
Country: Netherlands | Belgium (Dutch)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 86 minutes


Enemies of the State

Directed By: Sonia Kennebeck
Studio: IFC Films

An average American family becomes entangled in a bizarre web of espionage and corporate secrets when the U.S. government targets the family’s hacker son.

Starring: Joel Widman, Stuart Anderson, Nemo Baletic, and Angela Barbosa
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 103 minutes


Chinese Doctors

Directed By: Andrew Lau
Studio: CMC Pictures

A group of doctors at a hospital in Wuhan, China are the first in the world to deal with a new disease, COVID-19.

Starring: Hanyu Zhang, Quan Yuan, Yawen Zhu, Chen Li, and Jackson Yee
Genre: Drama | International
Country: China (Chinese)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 129 minutes


Mondo Hollywoodland

Directed By: Janek Ambros
Studio: Assembly Line Entertainment

A groovy mushrooms dealer and a man from the 5th dimension journey through Hollywood to find the meaning of “Mondo.”

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Jessica Jade Andres, Jennifer Marshall, Cici Lau, and Behzad Dabu
Genre: Comedy | Sci-Fi
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 104 minutes


The Witches of the Orient

Directed By: Julien Faraut
Studio: Lightdox

The Japanese volleyball players called the “Oriental Witches” are now in their seventies. From the formation of the team at the factory until their victory at the Tokyo Olympics in 1964, memories and legends rise to the surface and blend inextricably.

Starring: Hirofumi Daimatsu, Yuko Fujimoto, Yuriko Handa, Sata Isobe, and Masae Kasai
Genre: Documentary | International | Sport
Country: France (Japanese)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 100 minutes


Stray Dogs

Directed By: Adam Gascho
Studio: Low Light Pictures

After a man’s beloved dog passes, he embarks on a backpacking trip with his brother to bury his dog where he found him. Along the way they encounter a stranger on the run who turns their world upside down. The brothers must unite in order to survive and finish the mission.

Starring: Skyler Pinkerton, Tad Davies, Adam Gascho, April Martucci, and Nicole Coulon
Genre: Adventure | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 84 minutes


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