FEBRUARY 11, 2022

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Directed By: Kenneth Branagh

Studio: 20th Century Studios

Death on the Nile

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the final, shocking denouement.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, and Letitia Wright
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for violence, some bloody images, and sexual material)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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Directed By: Kat Coiro

Studio: Universal Pictures

Marry Me

Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) is half of the sexiest celebrity power couple on Earth with hot new music supernova Bastian (Maluma, making his feature-film debut). As Kat and Bastian’s inescapable hit single, “Marry Me,” climbs the charts, they are about to be wed before an audience of their fans in a ceremony that will streamed across multiple platforms. Divorced high-school math teacher Charlie Gilbert (Owen Wilson) has been dragged to the concert by his daughter Lou (Chloe Coleman, HBO’s Big Little Lies) and his best friend (Sarah Silverman). When Kat learns, seconds before the ceremony, that Bastian has cheated on her with her assistant, her life turns left as she has a meltdown on stage, questioning love, truth and loyalty. As her gossamer world falls away, she locks eyes with a stranger–a face in the crowd. If what you know lets you down, then perhaps what you don’t know is the answer, and so, in a moment of inspired insanity, Kat chooses to marry Charlie. What begins as an impulsive reaction evolves into an unexpected romance. But as forces conspire to separate them, the universal question arises: Can two people from such different worlds bridge the gulf between them and build a place where they both belong?

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, John Bradley, Sarah Silverman, Chloe Coleman, and Jimmy Fallon
Genre: Comedy | Music | Romance
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for some language and suggestive material)
Runtime: 112 minutes

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Directed By: Steven Soderbergh

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

KIMI

An agoraphobic tech worker discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime but is met with resistance when she tries to report it. Seeking justice, she must now do the thing she fears the most: she must leave her apartment.

Starring: Zoë Kravitz, Rita Wilson, Erika Christensen, and Devin Ratray
Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for violence, language and brief sexuality/nudity)
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Directed By: Mark Williams

Studio: Briarcliff Entertainment

Blacklight

Travis Block is a government operative coming to terms with his shadowy past. When he discovers a plot targeting U.S. citizens, Block finds himself in the crosshairs of the FBI director he once helped protect.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Taylor John Smith, and Aidan Quinn
Genre: Action | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for strong violence, action and language)
Runtime: 105 minutes

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Directed By: Stacey Gregg

Studio: Saban Films

Here Before

When a new family moves in next door, their young daughter, Megan, quickly captivates Laura, stirring up painful memories of her own daughter who died several years previously. Before long, Laura’s memories turn to obsession as Megan’s unsettling behavior begins to convince her of something supernatural. As Laura’s determination to get to the bottom of it becomes all consuming, her family begins to fracture and the line between the extraordinary and the real becomes ever more obscured in this haunting story about a mother’s love.

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Jonjo O’Neill, Martin McCann, and Eileen O’Higgins
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language)
Runtime: 83 minutes

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Directed by: Jason Orley

Studio: Amazon Studios

I Want You Back

Peter (Charlie Day) and Emma (Jenny Slate) are total strangers, but when they meet, one thing instantly bonds them: they were both unexpectedly dumped by their respective partners, Anne (Gina Rodriguez) and Noah (Scott Eastwood), on the same weekend. As the saying goes, “misery loves company,” but their commiseration turns into a mission when they see on social media that their exes have happily moved on to new romances, Anne with Logan (Manny Jacinto) and Noah with Ginny (Clark Backo). Terrified that, in their 30s, they have lost their shot at happily ever after and horrified at the prospect of having to start over, Peter and Emma hatch a desperate plot to win the loves of their lives back. Each will do whatever it takes to put an end to their exes’ new relationships and send them running back to their arms.

Starring: Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Gina Rodriguez, Scott Eastwood, Manny Jacinto and Mason Gooding
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language, sexual material, some drug use and partial nudity)
Runtime: 111 minutes

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Directed By: Lee Ann Kurr

Studio: 1091 Pictures

Student Body

A distressing incident compels childhood best friends Jane and Merritt to take action against their high school math teacher, driving their splintered relationship into further turmoil and provoking deadly consequences.

Starring: Christian Camargo, Montse Hernandez, Cheyenne Haynes, Anthony Keyvan, and Harley Quinn Smith
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Directed By: Josef Kubota Wladyka

Studio: IFC Films

Catch The Fair One

A Native American boxer embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister.

Starring: Kali Reis, Lisa Emery, Kimberly Guerrero, Kevin Dunn, Daniel Henshall, and Michael Drayer
Genre: Crime | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Directed By: Josephine Decker

Studio: A24 | Apple TV+

The Sky is Everywhere

Tucked among the magical redwood trees of Northern California and surrounded by her grandmother’s gargantuan roses, 17-year-old Lennie Walker, a radiant musical prodigy, struggles with overwhelming grief following the sudden loss of her older sister, Bailey. When Joe Fontaine, the charismatic new guy at school, enters Lennie’s life, she’s drawn to him. But Lennie’s complicated relationship with her sister’s devastated boyfriend, Toby, starts to affect Lennie and Joe’s budding love. Through her vivid imagination and honest, conflicted heart, Lennie navigates first love and first loss to create a song of her own.

Starring: Jason Segel, Cherry Jones, Pico Alexander, Havana Rose Liu, and Grace Kaufman
Genre: Drama | Music | Romance
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for language, sexual references and drug use)
Runtime: 103 minutes

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Directed By: Samantha Aldana

Studio: XYZ Films Releasing

Shapeless

A struggling singer in New Orleans trapped in the grips of her eating disorder must face her addiction or risk becoming a monster.

Starring: Kelly Murtagh, Bobby Gilchrist, Jamie Neumann, Erika Ashley, and Gralen Bryant Banks
Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 88 minutes

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Directed By: Laura Wandel

Studio: Film Movement

Playground

When Nora witnesses Abel being bullied by other kids, she rushes to protect him. But Abel forces her to remain silent. Caught in a conflict of loyalty, Nora tries to find her place, torn between children’s and adult’s worlds.

Starring: Maya Vanderbeque, Günter Duret, Lena Girard Voss, and Simon Caudry
Genre: Drama | International
Country: Belgium (French)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 72 minutes

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Directed By: Oliver Murray

Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

Ronnie’s

RONNIE’S chronicles the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, from poor, Jewish kid in the East End of London to owner of the legendary night club, Ronnie’s. Musical greats spanning decades played at Ronnie’s including Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Chet Baker, and Jimi Hendrix, who played there the night of his death. Glorious clips bring to life this legendary jazz club and its charming yet tormented owner.

Starring: Mel Brooks, Quincy Jones, Kyle Eastwood, Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone, and Miles Davis
Genre: Documentary | International
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 103 minutes

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Directed By: Dante Basco

Studio: 1091 Pictures

The Fabulous Filipino Brothers

The bond between four brothers transcends their questionable life choices as they come together for a family wedding.

Starring: Dante Basco, Liza Lapira, Dionysio Basco, and Darion Basco
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 99 minutes

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Directed By: Travis Taute

Studio: Magnet Releasing

Indemnity

An ex-firefighter in Cape Town is forced to fight for his life after being accused of murdering his wife. As he struggles to survive, connections are revealed between his past, the origin of his PTSD, the mysterious death of his wife, and a government conspiracy with terrifying implications.

Starring: Jarrid Geduld, Andre Jacobs, Nicole Fortuin, and Gail Mabalane
Genre: Action | International | Thriller
Country: South Africa (English & Afrikaans)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 124 minutes

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Directed By: Teppo Airaksinen

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Supercool

High school nerds Neil (Jake Short) and Gilbert’s (Miles J. Harvey) lifelong friendship is tested when Neil’s wish to transform into a handsome ‘cool’ guy comes true. When Neil wakes up with the face and body of a model, he sets out on his quest to impress the girl of his dreams, Summer (Madison Davenport), at her raging house party. With the help of a suave neighbor, Jimmy (Damon Wayans Jr.), and a brand-new Porsche, Neil and Gilbert embark on an epic night that spins wildly out of control, pushing the limits of beauty, brains and what’s truly important–friendship.

Starring: Jake Short, Miles J. Harvey, Damon Wayans Jr., Madison Davenport, and Iliza Shlesinger
Genre: Action | Comedy | Fantasy
Country: USA | Canada | Finland (English)
Rating: Nt Rated
Runtime: 100 minutes

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Directed By: Bille August

Studio: Juno Films

The Pact

It’s 1948 and 63-year-old “Out of Africa” author Karen Blixen (pen name: Isak Dinesen) is a lonely literary sensation — until she meets talented 30-year-old poet Thorkild Bjørnvig. She promises him stardom if he will obey her unconditionally. From director Bille August (PELLE THE CONQUEROR) comes this sterling adaptation of Bjørnvig’s bestselling memoir.

Starring: Birthe Neumann, Simon Bennebjerg, Nanna Skaarup Voss, and Asta Kamma August
Genre: Biography | Drama | International
Country: Denmark | Belgium | Norway | Finland (Danish)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 115 minutes

Directed By: Jefferson Moneo

Studio: Cranked Up Films

Cosmic Dawn

After witnessing the abduction of her mother as a child, Aurora joins the UFO cult The Cosmic Dawn. Aurora experiences many revelations at the cult’s compound, but the leader is not who she seems.

Starring: Camille Rowe, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Antonia Zegers, Joshua Burge, and Philip Granger
Genre: International | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Country: Canada (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 98 minutes

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Directed By: Amy Goldstein

Studio: Zeitgeist Films

The Unmaking of a College

The Unmaking of a College delves into the 2019 crisis at Hampshire College when students led a 75-day sit-in at the president’s office to thwart her attempt to give up the independence of one of the most experimenting colleges in the USA.

Starring: Ken Burns, Marlon Becerra, Holden Thorp, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 84 minutes

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Directed By: Robert Rippberger

Studio: VMI Worldwide

Those Who Walk Away

After Max and Avery meet on a social media app for a first date, they end up at a haunted house only to realize the trauma they share may either save them or erupt into an unforgettable nightmare.

Starring: Booboo Stewart, Nils Allen Stewart, Scarlett Sperduto, Bryson JonSteele, and Nancy Harding
Genre: Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 94 minutes

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Directed By: Dominik Graf

Studio: Kino Lorber

Fabian: Going to the Dogs

Berlin, 1931. Jakob Fabian works in the advertising department of a cigarette factory during the day and drifts through bars, brothels and artist studios with his wealthy friend Labude at night. When Fabian gets to know the self-confident Cornelia, he manages to shed his pessimistic attitude for a brief moment. He falls in love. But then he too falls victim to the great wave of layoffs, while Cornelia makes a career as an actress thanks to her boss and admirer. An arrangement that Fabian finds difficult to come to terms with. But it’s not just his world that is falling apart…

Starring: Tom Schilling, Albrecht Schuch, Saskia Rosendahl, and Michael Wittenborn
Genre: Drama | International | Romance
Country: Germany (German)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 176 minutes

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Directed By: Paul Riccio

Studio: Breaking Glass Pictures

Give Or Take

When a disillusioned New Yorker’s father dies, he goes home to Cape Cod and prepares the house for sale while sharing it with his father’s temperamental live-in boyfriend. Grieving, they circle each other, butt heads, and negotiate how to remember the man they both loved, and the significance of what he left behind.

Starring: Norbert Leo Butz, Jamie Effros, Cheri Oteri, Joanne Tucker, and Louis Cancelmi
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 103 minutes

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Directed By: Philippe Martinez

Studio: Screen Media Films

A Week in Paradise

Seeking solace from a failed marriage, Maggie (Malin Akerman) escapes to the Caribbean to stay at her cousin Fiona’s (Connie Nielsen) secluded resort. After some much-needed recovery, she meets the resort’s charming chef, Sam (Philip Winchester), and begins to imagine a new life for herself just as her old one comes barging in.

Starring: Malin Akerman, Connie Nielsen, Philip Winchester, and Jack Donnelly
Genre: International | Romance
Country: UK (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for language and some suggestive material)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed By: Tailiah Breon

Studio: Lifetime Original Films

LINE SISTERS

Four sorority sisters reunite for a weekend celebration on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. However, a deadly secret from the past soon threatens to tear them apart as strange and inexplicable things begin to happen.

Starring: Letoya Luckett, Kierra Sheard-Kelly, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Drew Sidora, and Morgan Alexandria
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: TV-14
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Hark Tsui, Jianxin Huang, & Ju-chun Park

Studio: CMC Pictures

The Battle at Lake Changjin II

During the second battle of the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea, the 9th Corps Command issues an order for the 7th Infantry Company to attack the Sumun Bridge. The 7th Company suffers a tough march to the Sumun Bridge. The soldiers are near their limits, every step forward in the midst of the harsh weather only means another great challenge to the body and mind… When they inch close to the Sumun Bridge, the 7th Company perseveres with sheer and steel-like will power. They bomb and destroy every attempt the US Army makes to repair the Bridge. Three grueling clashes–and the 7th Company finally manage to block the US Army’s retreat to Xingnan Port.

Starring: Jing Wu, Jackson Yee, Yihong Duan, Yawen Zhu, and Kevin Lee
Genre: Action | Drama | History | International | War
Country: China (Mandarin)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 156 minutes

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