APRIL 15, 2022

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Directed By: David Yates

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with the stakes so high, how long can Dumbledore remain on the sidelines?

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, Katherine Waterston, and Mads Mikkelsen
Genre: Adventure | Family | Fantasy
Rating: PG-13 (for some fantasy action/violence)
Country: USA | UK (English & German)
Runtime: 142 minutes

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Directed By: Rosalind Ross

Studio: Sony Pictures

Father Stu

After surviving a motorcycle accident, a former boxer and longtime agnostic starts to wonder if he can use his second chance to help others, leading to the surprising realization that he’s meant to be a Catholic priest.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Mark Wahlberg, Jacki Weaver, and Malcolm McDowell
Genre: Drama
Rating: R (for language throughout)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 124 minutes

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Directed By: Daniel Roher

Studio: CNN Films

Navalny

Shot as the story unfolded, NAVALNY is a fly-on-the-wall documentary thriller about anti-authoritarian Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Recovering in Berlin after nearly being poisoned to death with the nerve agent Novichok, he makes shocking discoveries about his assassination attempt and bravely decides to return home–whatever the consequences.

Starring: Alexei Navalny, Yulia Navalnaya, Dasha Navalnaya, and Zakhar Navalny
Genre: Documentary
Rating: R (for some language)
Country: USA (English & Russian)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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Directed By: Riley Stearns

Studio: RLJE Films

DUAL

Upon receiving a terminal diagnosis, Sarah opts for a cloning procedure to ease her loss on her friends and family. When she makes a sudden and miraculous recovery, her attempts to have her clone decommissioned fail and lead to a court-mandated duel to the death. Now she has one year to train her body and mind for the fight of her life.

Starring: Karen Gillan, Beulah Koale, Theo James, and Aaron Paul
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Rating: R (for violent content, some sexual content, language and graphic nudity)
Country: USA | Finland (English)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed by: Brendan Muldowney

Studio: Shudder and RLJE Films

The Cellar

Keira Woods’ daughter mysteriously vanishes in the cellar of their new house. She soon discovers there is an ancient and powerful entity controlling their home that she will have to face or risk losing her family’s souls forever.

Starring: Elisha Cuthbert, Eoin Macken, Dylan Fitzmaurice Brady, and Abby Fitz
Genre: Horror | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Finland (English)
Runtime: 94 minutes

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Directed By: Adam Sigal

Studio: Saban Films

Chariot

A story about a corporation and a doctor (John Malkovich) that oversees the process of reincarnation, and a young man (Thomas Mann) who becomes a glitch in the system when he encounters a woman (Rosa Salazar) he loved in a previous life.

Starring: John Malkovich, Thomas Mann, Rosa Salazar, Shane West, Scout Taylor Compton and Vernon Davis
Genre: Sci-Fi
Rating: R (for language, some sexual material and drug use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Jacques Audiard

Studio: IFC Films

Paris, 13th District

Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy — they’re friends, sometimes lovers and often both.

Starring: Lucie Zhang, Makita Samba, Jehnny Beth and Noémie Merlant
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International | Romance
Rating: R (for strong sexual content throughout, graphic nudity, language and some drug use)
Country: France (French, Mandarin, & English)
Runtime: 106 minutes

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Directed By: Bonnie Rodini

Studio: Level 33 Entertainment

Good Life

When Olive, 35, discovers her boyfriend cheating, she decides to escape to her family’s home in Greece to mend her broken heart. There she is met with hostility from the local villagers who band together to make her life unbearable. That’s when Olive meets Jet, a nine-year-old boy who comes to her rescue. He becomes her guide, negotiator and friend, teaching Olive how to live “The Good Life.”

Starring: Erica Wessels, Sven Ruygrok, Marco Mintaka, Leon Clingman, and Adam Neill
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: South Africa (English)
Runtime: 105 minutes

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Directed By: Martin Edralin

Studio: Circus Zero Films

Islands

A middle-aged Filipino immigrant in Canada has lived with his parents all his life. When his mother suddenly dies and his father’s health declines, he quits his job to look after his father full time.

Starring: Rogelio Balagtas, Sheila Lotuaco, Esteban Comilang, and Vangie Alcasid
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Canada (English & Filipino)
Runtime: 94 minutes

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Directed By: Ben Jagger

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Room 203

When best friends Kim and Izzy move into a dark and mysterious apartment known as Room 203, they become convinced their new home is haunted by evil spirits. As they investigate the tortured history, they unearth a terrifying past of disappearances, demonic rituals and possessions that plagued every former tenant of Room 203.

Starring: Francesca Xuereb, Viktoria Vinyarska, Eric Wiegand, and Scott Gremillion
Genre: Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 104 minutes

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Directed By: Jane Schoenbrun

Studio: Utopia

We’re All Going to the World’s Fair

Alone in her attic bedroom, teenager Casey becomes immersed in an online role-playing horror game, wherein she begins to document the changes that may or may not be happening to her.

Starring: Anna Cobb, Holly Anne Frink, and Michael J Rogers
Genre: Drama | Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 86 minutes

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Directed By: Srdan Golubovic

Studio: Dekanalog

Father (2022)

In a small town in Serbia, Nikola (Goran Bogdan, Fargo), a day laborer and father of two, is ordered to give up his children to social services after poverty and hunger drive his wife to commit a desperate act. Until he can provide adequate conditions for their upbringing, the children will be placed in foster care. Despite Nikola’s best efforts and several appeals, social services refuse to return his children, leaving him feeling hopeless. But when Nikola discovers the local administration may be corrupt, he decides to travel across Serbia on foot and take his case directly to the national ministry in Belgrade. Against all odds and driven by love and despair, this father refuses to give up on justice and his right to raise his children.

Starring: Goran Bogdan, Boris Isakovic, Nada Sargin, and Milica Janevski
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Serbia | France | Germany | Slovenia | Croatia | Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbian)
Runtime: 120 minutes

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Directed By: John Hay

Studio: Dekanalog

To Olivia

In 1962, Roald Dahl (Hugh Bonneville) was an upcoming children’s author, his wife, Patricia Neal (Keeley Hawes), was a Hollywood movie star. This unlikely pairing retreated to the English countryside to bring up their expanding young family, only for their lives to be turned upside down when their daughter Olivia contracted the measles virus and died. Her death devastated the couple, yet, their shared grief became a source of redemption and strength, Neal going on to win an Oscar and Dahl writing the book which made him a household name.

Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Bobby O’Neill, Eve Prenelle, and Michael Jibson
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK (English)
Runtime: 99 minutes

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Directed By: Alessio Rigo de Righi & Matteo Zoppis

Studio: Oscilloscope Laboratories

The Tale of King Crab

The elderly residents of a small remote town panic when they are told that their chemical plant could cause an extreme increase in their libido.

Starring: Gabriele Silli, Maria Alexandra Lungu, Ercole Colnago, and Bruno di Giovanni
Genre: Adventure | Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Italy | France | Argentina (Italian & Spanish)
Runtime: 105 minutes

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