MAY 6, 2022

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Directed By: Sam Raimi

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

In Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” the MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Rachel McAdams
Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of violence and action, frightening images and some language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 126 minutes

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Directed By: John Madden

Studio: Netflix

Operation Mincemeat

It’s 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler’s grip on occupied Europe, and plan an all-out assault on Sicily; but they face an impossible challenge — how to protect a massive invasion force from potential massacre. It falls to two remarkable intelligence officers, Ewen Montagu (Colin Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (Matthew Macfadyen) to dream the most inspired and improbable disinformation strategy of the war — centered on the most unlikely of secret agents: a dead man. Operation Mincemeat is the extraordinary and true story of an idea that hoped to alter the course of the war — defying logic, risking countless thousands of lives, and testing the nerves of its creators to breaking point.

Starring: Colin Firth, Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Penelope Wilton, Johnny Flynn, and Jason Isaacs
Genre: Drama | War
Rating: PG-13 (for strong language, some sexual content, brief war violence, disturbing images, and smoking)
Country: USA | UK (English & Spanish)
Runtime: 128 minutes

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Directed By: Audrey Diwan

Studio: IFC Films

Happening

France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so…

Starring: Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet Klein, Luàna Bajrami, and Louise Orry-Diquéro
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: R (for disturbing material/images, sexual content and graphic nudity)
Country: France (French)
Runtime: 100 minutes

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Directed By: Sophia Banks

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Black Site

A group of officers based in a labyrinthine top-secret must fight for their lives against Hatchet, a brilliant and infamous high-value detainee. When he escapes, his mysterious and deadly agenda has far-reaching and dire consequences.

Starring: Jason Clarke, Michelle Monaghan, and Jai Courtney
Genre: Action | Thriller
Rating: R (for strong/bloody violence and language throughout)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 93 minutes

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Directed by: Emerson Moore

Studio: Lionsgate

Escape The Field

Six strangers wake up trapped in an endless cornfield only to discover something mysterious is hunting them.

Starring: Jordan Claire Robbins, Theo Rossi, and Shane West
Genre: Thriller
Rating: R (for violence and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Directed By: Taneli Mustonen

Studio: RLJE Films

The Twin

Following the aftermath of a tragic accident that claimed the life of one of their twins, Rachel and Anthony relocate to the other side of the world with their surviving son. What begins as a time of healing in the quiet Scandinavian countryside soon takes an ominous turn when Rachel begins to unravel the torturous truth about her son and confronts the malicious forces that are trying to take hold of him.

Starring: Teresa Palmer, Steven Cree, Barbara Marten, and Tristan Ruggeri
Genre: Horror | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Finland (English)
Runtime: 109 minutes

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Directed By: Keoni Waxman

Studio: Cinedigm

The Ravine

When an unspeakable crime rocks a peaceful community, family and friends are left to wonder if they overlooked the murderer among them or if there might be more to the story. Inspired by true events.

Starring: Eric Dane, Teri Polo, Peter Facinelli, and Byron Mann
Genre: Mystery | Thriller
Rating: R (for some violence and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 121 minutes

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Directed By: Yung Chang & Gong Cheng

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Wuhan Wuhan

In a time when the world needs greater cross-cultural understanding, WUHAN WUHAN is an invaluable depiction of a metropolis joining together to overcome a crisis.

Starring: Chuning Yin, Xingli Xu, Xiannian Zheng, Guiqing Zhang, and Susu Wang
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA | China (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Gaspar Noé

Studio: Yellow Veil Pictures

Lux Æterna

Two actresses, Béatrice Dalle and Charlotte Gainsbourg, are on a film set telling stories about witches – but that’s not all. ‘Lux Æterna’ is also an essay on cinema, the love of film, and on-set hysterics.

Starring: Béatrice Dalle, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Abbey Lee, and Claude-Emmanuelle Gajan-Maull
Genre: Drama | International | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France (French, English, & Danish)
Runtime: 51 minutes

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Directed By: Ganaga Goba

Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Respect the Jux

A corrupted young man ventures to the United States in quest of the American Dream, and forms a band of robbers to obtain it.

Starring: Tony Sirico, Robert Costanzo, Tobias Truvillion, and Ciera Payton
Genre: Crime | Drama
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 111 minutes

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Directed By: Russell Owen

Studio: Saban Films

Shepherd

Haunted by the recent death of his wife, widower Eric Black seeks solitude as a shepherd on a remote Scottish island. As the bleak desolation of the foreboding landscape and terrifying visions begin to overwhelm him, Eric is pushed to the brink of madness. SHEPHERD is a masterful, stylish, supernatural horror thriller.

Starring: Kate Dickie, Tom Hughes, Jamie Marie Leary, Greta Scacchi, and Gaia Weiss
Genre: Horror | International | Mystery
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK (English)
Runtime: 104 minutes

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Directed By: Theresa Rebeck

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Glimpse

Three people are up for the same job. Their lives are turning inside out under the pressure. And someone is watching the whole thing. More than one person, in fact. And someone else is watching them watch. A sorrowful and comedic examination of our fall into the surveillance culture.

Starring: Alysia Reiner, Carrie Preston, Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez, and Michael Emerson
Genre: Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 74 minutes

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Directed By: Valentyn Vasyanovych

Studio: Film Movement

Reflection

Ukrainian surgeon Serhiy is captured by the Russian military forces in the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine and while in captivity, he is exposed to horrifying scenes of humiliation, violence and indifference towards human life.

Starring: Roman Lutskyi, Stanislav Aseyev, Oleksandr Danyliuk, and Vasiliy Kukharskiy
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Ukraine (Ukrainian & Russian)
Runtime: 125 minutes

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Directed By: Renan Ozturk & Freddie Wilkinson

Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

The Sanctity of Space

Climbers/filmmakers Renan Ozturk and Freddie Wilkinson retrace the steps of pioneering mountaineer and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn. Inspired by Washburn’s iconic images of Alaska, Ozturk and Wilkinson attempt the unprecedented traverse of the Mooses Tooth massif.

Starring: Renan Ozturk, Zack Smith, and Freddie Wilkinson
Genre: Documentary | Sport
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 101 minutes

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Directed By: Craig Thieman

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Suicide for Beginners

Insecure and unhinged, Garrett is dead set on murdering the unrequited love of his life, Mia. When he comes face to face with his victim, his awkward incompetence takes over and things quickly spiral out of control as he finds himself on a deranged path to becoming a serial killer.

Starring: Wil Daniels, Sara Tomko, Nate Panning, Julia Lehman, Sid Haig, and Corey Feldman
Genre: Comedy | Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 94 minutes

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Directed By: Louis Leterrier

Studio: Netflix

The Takedown

Ousmane Diakité and François Monge are two cops with very different styles, backgrounds and careers. The unlikely pair are reunited once again for a new investigation that takes them across France. What seemed to be a simple drug deal turns out to be a high scale criminal case wrapped in danger and unexpected comedy.

Starring: Omar Sy, Laurent Lafitte, Izïa Higelin, and Dimitri Storoge
Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France (French)
Runtime: 119 minutes

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Directed By: Hong Sang-soo

Studio: The Cinema Guild

In Front of Your Face

She manages her daily life with a sense of mindfulness while keeping a grave secret to herself, and she decides to meet with a younger director who asked her to join his project, and after they meet there is sudden rainfall and thunder.

Starring: Yunhee Cho, Lee Hye-yeong, and Hae-hyo Kwon
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: South Korea (Korean)
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Directed By: Ronny Trocker

Studio: Dark Star Pictures

Human Factors

A mysterious home invasion triggers off a shake in the core of a cosmopolitan middle-class family and unveils the fragility of truth and the power of individual perspective.

Starring: Mark Waschke, Marthe Schneider, Sabine Timoteo, and Spencer Bogaert
Genre: Drama | International | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Germany | Italy | Denmark (French, Flemish, & German)
Runtime: 102 minutes

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Directed By: Samuel Tourneux

Studio: Viva Pictures

Around the World in 80 Days

Passepartout is a young and scholarly marmoset who always dreams of becoming and explorer. One day, he crosses paths with Phileas, a reckless and greedy frog, eager to take on a bet to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days and earn 10 million clams in the process. Seizing the opportunity of a lifetime to explore the world, Passepartout embarks with his new friend on a crazy and exhilarating adventure full of twists and surprises.

Starring: Damien Frette, Julien Crampon, Kaycie Chase, and Céline Ronté
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | International
Rating: PG (for some action and rude humor)
Country: France | Belgium (English)
Runtime: 82 minutes

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Directed By: Dmitry Koltsov

Studio: Epic Pictures

Siberian Sniper

During the height of World War II, a Russian unit’s last surviving sniper is sent on a suicide mission to break a Nazi stronghold in order to save his fellow soldiers.

Starring: Aytal Stepanov, Aleksandr Kazantsev, and Dmitry Koltsov
Genre: International | War
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Russia (Russian)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed By: Alice Blehart

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Little Sorcerer

A girl and her friends set off on a journey to find a magic potion that will help a prince who’s trapped in a mouse’s body.

Starring: Ashley Bornancin, Tony Azzolino, and Geri Courtney-Austein
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 86 minutes

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Directed By: Tom Laughlin

Studio: Purdie Distribution

Remembering Heaven

Author, Speaker and Filmmaker Sarah Hinze compiled dozens of uplifting and remarkable accounts of parents and families who have had the opportunity to meet the souls of their sons and daughters before they were born. These souls share that we are all eternal spirits who lived in a realm of light and beauty before coming to earth.

Starring: Sarah Hinze
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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