OCTOBER 1, 2021

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Directed By: Andy Serkis
Studio: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Venom springs into action when notorious serial killer Cletus Kasady transforms into the evil Carnage.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, and Woody Harrelson
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of violence and action, some strong language, disturbing material and suggestive references)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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The Addams Family 2

Directed By: Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon
Studio: MGM Studios

Everyone’s favorite spooky family is back in the animated comedy sequel, The Addams Family 2. In this all new movie we find Morticia and Gomez distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and totally consumed with “scream time.” To reclaim their bond they decide to cram Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and the crew into their haunted camper and hit the road for one last miserable family vacation. Their adventure across America takes them out of their element and into hilarious run-ins with their iconic cousin, IT, as well as many new kooky characters. What could possibly go wrong?

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Kroll, Javon Walton, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, and Bill Hader
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Horror
Country: USA | Canada | UK (English)
Rating: PG (for macabre and rude humor, violence and language)
Runtime: 93 minutes

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The MANY Saints of Newark

Directed By: Alan Taylor
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the increasingly race-torn city. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, who struggles to manage both his professional and personal responsibilities–and whose influence over his impressionable nephew will help make the teenager into the all-powerful mob boss we’ll later come to know: Tony Soprano.

Starring: Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, Michela De Rossi, John Magaro, Ray Liotta, and Vera Farmiga
Genre: Crime | Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for strong violence, pervasive language, sexual content and some nudity)
Runtime: 120 minutes

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MAYDAY

Directed By: Karen Cinorre
Studio: Magnolia Pictures

Ana (Grace Van Patten) finds herself transported to a dreamlike and dangerous coastline. Once there, she joins a female army engaged in a never-ending war where the women lure men to their deaths with radio signals, like 20th century sirens. Though Ana finds strength in this exhilarating world, she comes to realize she is not the killer they want her to be.

Starring: Grace Van Patten, Mia Goth, Juliette Lewis, Soko and Havana Rose Liu
Genre: Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 100 minutes

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American Night

Directed By: Alessio Della Valle
Studio: Saban Films

Art and life collide in this stylish and wildly entertaining neo-noir thriller. When a highly coveted Andy Warhol painting suddenly surfaces, it triggers a chain reaction of danger-filled events for a colorful group of characters including: a forger turned art dealer (Jonathan Rhys Meyers); a mobster and painter (Emile Hirsch) with a penchant for scorpions; a seductive museum conservator (Paz Vega); and a stuntman and wannabe ninja (Jeremy Piven). Filled with daring double-crosses and surprising twists and turns, the race for the painting comes to an explosive conclusion… one American Night.

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Paz Vega, Michael Madsen, and Jeremy Piven
Genre: Action | International | Thriller
Country: Italy (English)
Rating: R (for violence, sexual content, nudity, and language throughout)
Runtime: 123 minutes

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The Survivalist

Directed By: Jon Keeyes
Studio: Quiver Distribution

A year and a half after the fall of civilization due to a viral outbreak, a former FBI agent is forced to protect a young woman immune to the disease from a dangerous gang leader hunting her.

Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, John Malkovich, Jenna Leigh Green, and Ruby Modine
Genre: Action | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for violence and language)
Runtime: 91 minutes

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Blush

Directed By: Joe Mateo
Studio: Apple TV+

“Blush” follows the journey of a stranded horticulturist-astronaut’s chances for survival after he crash lands on a desolate dwarf planet. When an ethereal visitor arrives, the once-lone traveler discovers the joy in building a new life and realizes the universe has delivered astonishing salvation.

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Genre: Animation | Short | Sci-Fi
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG (for mild thematic elements)
Runtime: 10 minutes

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Old Henry

Directed By: Potsy Ponciroli
Studio: Shout! Studios & Hideout Pictures

Old Henry is an action-Western about a widowed farmer and his son who warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide whom to trust. Defending against a siege of his homestead, he reveals a talent for gunslinging that surprises everyone, calling his true identity into question.

Starring: Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze, Gavin Lewis, Trace Adkins, and Stephen Dorff
Genre: Western
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 105 minutes

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WITCH HUNT

Directed By: Elle Callahan
Studio: Momentum Pictures

In a modern America where magic is real and witches are persecuted by US authorities, teenager Claire and her family are part of an intricate network that helps these women escape across the border to seek asylum in Mexico. However, when their mode of transport is disrupted by federal witch hunters, trouble befalls the family as they struggle to hide two young witches within the walls of their home. As witch hunters close in and strange magic begins haunting the family, Claire discovers that she may have more in common with these witches than she could have ever imagined.

Starring: Gideon Adlon, Abigail Cowen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Echo Campbell, and Cameron Crovetti
Genre: Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for some violent/disturbing images)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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HUSTLE DOWN

Directed By: R. Ellis Frazier
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Cully, a two-bit hustler and the driver for a Baja drug cartel, finds himself relying on skilled-but-reluctant bounty hunter, Turk, to stay out of the grasps of a merciless assassin, and vicious thugs led by a rival gang leader after Cully has stolen a money car stuffed with cash meant for his boss. The duo crosses paths with Crystal, a sultry dancer with too many secrets and a greater stake in all of this than they first realize. If Cully can convince Turk to go along with his crazy schemes, he might make it back to his estranged wife and daughter alive.

Starring: Tom Sizemore, Paul Sidhu, Bai Ling, Kevin Gage, and Raymond J. Barry
Genre: Action | Comedy | Drama
Country: USA | Mexico (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 97 minutes

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titane

Directed By: Julia Ducournau
Studio: Neon

Titane: A metal highly resistant to heat and corrosion, with high tensile strength alloys, often used in medical prostheses due to its pronounced biocompatibility.

Starring: Vincent Lindon, Agathe Rousselle, Garance Marillier, and Laïs Salameh
Genre: Drama | International | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: France | Belgium (French)
Rating: R (for strong violence and disturbing material, graphic nudity, sexual content, and language)
Runtime: 108 minutes

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What Breaks The Ice

Directed By: Rebecca Eskreis
Studio: Cinedigm

Two girls, from different worlds, form a deep and unlikely friendship in the sweltering summer heat of 1998. Their fun and carefree days quickly turn cold as they find themselves at the center of a mysterious murder.

Starring: Madelyn Cline, Lukas Gage, Sofia Hublitz, Aimee Mullins, and Shakira Barrera
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 99 minutes

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VAL

Directed By: Aaron Fradkin
Studio: Epic Pictures

Fin is a criminal on the run, wanted for the murder of his boss and the accidental shooting of an officer. He breaks into the home of a high — class escort, only to discover that you get more than you bargain for with VAL, short for “Valefar” — a demon who offers to make all his problems disappear if he agrees to follow her rules. But in Val’s world there are no accidents, and as Fin meets her other “customers”, he learns that Val was expecting him all along, and it isn’t easy to escape Val’s dungeon.

Starring: Kyle Howard, John Kapelos, Sufe Bradshaw, Hailee Keanna Lautenbach, Erik Griffin, and Misha Reeves
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 81 minutes

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Coming Home in the Dark

Directed By: James Ashcroft
Studio: Dark Sky Films

A family’s idyllic outing at an isolated coastline descends into terror when high school teacher Alan ‘Hoaggie’ Hoaganraad, his wife Jill, and stepsons Maika and Jordon unexpectedly come across a pair of murderous drifters — the enigmatic psychopath Mandrake and his hulking man-child accomplice Tubs — who thrust them into a nightmare road trip. At first, the family’s terror seems to be born of a random encounter with two sociopaths, but as the night drags on, Hoaggie and Jill realize that this nightmare was set in motion 20 years earlier.

Starring: Daniel Gillies, Erik Thomson, Miriama McDowell and Matthias Luafutu
Genre: Horror | International | Thriller
Country: New Zealand (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 93 minutes

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Stop and Go

Directed By: Mallory Everton & Stephen Meek
Studio: Decal

Blake and Jamie’s big plans for the year come to a screeching halt when they are forced to rescue their grandmother and her beloved dog from her nursing home, before their irresponsible sister can get there first. They embark on a hilarious, cross-country race against time while contending with a deranged dog breeder, a highly inappropriate 9-year-old boy, and a clueless Romeo, all in the name of family.

Starring: Whitney Call, Mallory Everton, Julia Jolley, Anne Sward Hansen, and Stephen Meek
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 80 minutes

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Implanted

Directed By: Fabien Dufils
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Sarah, a struggling young woman living in Brooklyn, agrees to volunteer as an experimental test subject for a pharmaceutical company called Dynamic Health Cure and to be implanted with the LEXX nanochip. Sarah hopes that the money received for her participation will solve her financial troubles and help her to take care of her mother who has Alzheimer’s. A nanochip is implanted in her cerebral cortex. It is designed with artificial intelligence technology to take control of the body at the inception of any disease or illness. When the implant turns sinister and orders her to commit crimes, Sarah is plunged into a murderous spiral with only one choice: to live or die.

Starring: Michelle Girolami, Edouard Montoute, Candace McAdams, Martin Ewens, and Shirley Huang
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 93 minutes

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Falling for Figaro

Directed By: Ben Lewin
Studio: IFC Films

From award-winning director Ben Lewin (The Sessions, The Catcher Was A Spy) Falling For Figaro follows a brilliant young fund manager named Millie (Danielle Macdonald, Patti Cake$, Dumplin), who quits her job and ends things with her longterm boyfriend in order to fulfill her dream of becoming an opera singer — in the Scottish Highlands. She begins intense vocal training lessons with renowned but fearsome singing teacher and former opera diva Meghan Geoffrey-Bishop (Joanna Lumley). It is there she meets Max, another of Meghan’s students who is also training for the upcoming “Singer of Renown” contest. The competition between Millie and Max gradually evolves into something different and deeper.

Starring: Gary Lewis, Danielle Macdonald, Joanna Lumley, Shazad Latif, and Hugh Skinner
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Country: USA | UK | Australia (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 105 minutes

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Dog Valley

Directed By: Dave Lindsay
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

When Lance Wood contacts authorities to tell them of the abduction, torture, rape and murder of gay student, Gordon Church, committed by Michael Archuleta, they become suspicious of his own involvement in the case.

Starring: Joseph Paul Branca and John Terrell
Genre: Documentary | Crime | History | Mystery
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 92 minutes

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God’s Not Dead: We The People

Directed By: Vance Null
Studio: Pinnacle Peak Pictures

The God’s Not Dead franchise continues in God’s Not Dead: We the People as Reverend Dave (White) is called to defend a group of Christian homeschooling families. He finds himself taken aback by the interference of the government, and believing that their right to educate their own children is a freedom worth fighting for, Reverend Dave is called to Washington DC to testify in a landmark congressional hearing that will determine the future of religious freedom in our country for years to come.

Starring: David A.R. White, William Forsythe, Isaiah Washington, Antonio Sabato Jr., Jeanine Pirro, and Amanda Jaros
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG (for thematic elements, brief violence and an accident scene)
Runtime: 111 minutes

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Runt

Directed By: William Coakley
Studio: 1091 Pictures

Neglected and unsupervised, a group of high school seniors find themselves pulled into a downward cycle of violence.

Starring: Cameron Boyce, Nicole Elizabeth Berger, Aramis Knight, Jason Patric, Cyrus Arnold, Tichina Arnold, and Aydin Etehadi
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 93 minutes

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Karen Dalton: In My Own Time

Directed By: Richard Peete & Robert Yapkowitz
Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

Blues and folk singer Karen Dalton was a prominent figure in 1960s New York. Idolized by Bob Dylan and Nick Cave, Karen discarded the traditional trappings of success and led an unconventional life until her early death. Since most images of Karen have been lost or destroyed, the documentary uses Karen’s dulcet melodies and interviews with loved ones to build a rich portrait of this singular woman and her hauntingly beautiful voice.

Starring: Nick Cave, Lacy J. Dalton, Rick Moody, Abralyn Baird, and Vanessa Carlton
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Arrebato (Rapture)

Directed By: Ivan Zulueta
Studio: Altered Innocence

Horror movie director José is adrift in a sea of doubt and drugs. As his belated second feature nears completion, his reclusive bubble is popped by two events: a sudden reappearance from an ex-girlfriend and a package from past acquaintance Pedro: a reel of Super-8 film, an audiotape, and a door key. From there, the boundaries of time, space, and sexuality are erased as José is once more sucked into Pedro’s vampiric orbit. Together, they attempt the ultimate hallucinogenic catharsis through a moebius strip of filming and being filmed.

Starring: Eusebio Poncela, Cecilia Roth, Will More, and Marta Fernández Muro
Genre: Drama | Fantasy | Horror | International | Mystery
Country: Spain (Spanish)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 105 minutes

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The Jesus Music

Directed By: Andrew Erwin & Jon Erwin
Studio: Lionsgate

With stirring songs of faith, love, and hope, Jesus music rose from America’s 1960s counterculture movement to become a worldwide phenomenon. This fascinating documentary reveals the music’s uplifting and untold story — from its humble beginnings at the Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, California through its transformation into the multibillion-dollar industry of Christian Contemporary Music today. Directed by the Erwin Brothers (“I Can Only Imagine”, “I Still Believe”, “American Underdog”), THE JESUS MUSIC is the definitive love letter to CCM fans that features intimate interviews with the genre’s biggest stars including Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, Kirk Franklin, and Lauren Daigle. With stories of trials and triumphs, the universal power of music from these artists shine through from their messages of passion, sacrifice, and redemption that inspire millions of devoted listeners.

Starring: Kirk Franklin, Amy Grant, Kevin Max, Toby McKeehan, and Michael W. Smith
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 109 minutes

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Three Corners of Deception

Directed By: Meleeka Clary
Studio: Komputer Luv

“Three Corners of Deception” is a story about how a college law professor and an attorney fell in love over a Las Vegas Memorial Day weekend. They got married shortly thereafter, then started a family only to realize he wasn’t the man he said he was and a complete manipulation of the relationship occurred. The marriage ended hastily after a year, only to be carried out in a court of law that brought even more deception than what was originally thought. Eventually the court would rule against the mother in all areas due to judicial deception with judges, lawyers, and lawmen involved. They were part of the “good ol’ boy network.

Starring: Meleeka Clary, Debra Danielsen, Randy Bruce, and Kristin Szczerbik
Genre: Drama | Romance
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: — minutes

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