JUNE 24, 2022

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Directed By: Baz Luhrmann

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Elvis

From his childhood in Tupelo, Mississippi to his rise to stardom starting in Memphis, Tennessee and his conquering of Las Vegas, Nevada, Elvis Presley becomes the first rock ‘n roll star and changes the world with his music.

Starring: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, Olivia DeJonge, Luke Bracey, Natasha Bassett, David Wenham, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Xavier Samuel, and Kodi Smit-McPhee
Genre: Biography | Drama | Music
Rating: PG-13 (for substance abuse, strong language, suggestive material and smoking)
Country: USA | Australia (English)
Runtime: 159 minutes

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Directed By: Scott Derrickson

Studio: Universal Pictures

The Black Phone

Finney, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

Starring: Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Jeremy Davies, James Ransone, and Ethan Hawke
Genre: Horror
Rating: R (for violence, bloody images, language and some drug use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 102 minutes

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Directed By: Dean Fleischer-Camp

Studio: A24

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope at finding his long-lost family. A beloved character gets his big-screen debut in this hilarious and heartwarming story about finding connection in the smallest corners.

Starring: Jenny Slate, Rosa Salazar, Thomas Mann, and Isabella Rossellini
Genre: Comedy
Rating: PG (for some suggestive material and thematic elements)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Directed By: Patrick Hughes

Studio: Netflix

The Man From Toronto

A case of mistaken identity arises after a screw-up sales consultant and the world’s deadliest assassin–known only as The Man from Toronto–run into each other at a holiday rental.

Starring: Kevin Hart, Woody Harrelson, Kaley Cuoco, Jasmine Mathews, Lela Loren, Pierson Fodé, Jencarlos Canela, and Ellen Barkin
Genre: Action | Comedy | Thriller
Rating: PG-13 (for violence throughout, some strong language and suggestive material)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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Directed by: Peter Strickland

Studio: IFC Midnight

Flux Gourmet

Set at an institute devoted to culinary and alimentary performance, a collective finds themselves embroiled in power struggles, artistic vendettas, and gastrointestinal disorders.

Starring: Leo Bill, Richard Bremmer, Asa Butterfield, Gwendoline Christie, and Ariane Labed
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA | UK | Hungary (English, Greek, & German)
Runtime: 111 minutes

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Directed By: Mike Judge

Studio: Paramount+

Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

After a “creative” judge sentences them to space camp, a black hole sends our adolescent heroes 24 years into the modern future where the duo misuse Iphones, embark on a quest to score, and become targets of the Deep State.

Starring: Mike Judge, Gary Cole, Chris Diamantopoulos, Nat Faxon, Phil LaMarr, Tig Notaro, Stephen Root, and Martin Starr
Genre: Animation | Comedy
Rating: TV-14
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 87 minutes

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Directed By: Rebeca Huntt

Studio: Neon

Beba

A stunning self-portrait, tough, raw, stubborn, and powerful “Beba” stares down the curses of her ancestry, probing the psychic wounds she has inherited, while simultaneously embracing the vastness of her multitudes.

Starring: Rebeca Huntt
Genre: Documentary
Rating: R (for language)
Country: USA (English & Spanish)
Runtime: 79 minutes

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Directed By: Christos Nikou

Studio: Cohen Media Group

Apples

Amidst a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia, middle-aged Aris finds himself enrolled in a recovery program designed to help unclaimed patients build new identities.

Starring: Aris Servetalis, Sofia Georgovassili, Anna Kalaitzidou, Argyris Bakirtzis, and Kostas Laskos
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Greece | Poland | Australia | Slovenia (Greek)
Runtime: 91 minutes

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Directed By: Akin Omotoso

Studio: Disney+

Rise

Based on the real life story about the family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league.

Starring: Manish Dayal, Taylor Nichols, Maximiliano Hernández, Yetide Badaki, and Dayo Okeniyi
Genre: Biography | Drama | Sport
Rating: PG (for thematic elements and brief language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 113 minutes

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Directed By: Richard Gray

Studio: RLJE Films

Murder at Yellowstone City

A former slave arrives in Yellowstone City, Montana, a desolate former boomtown now on the decline, looking for a place to call home. On that same day, a local prospector discovers gold – and is murdered.

Starring: Isaiah Mustafa, Gabriel Byrne, Thomas Jane, Richard Dreyfuss, Nat Wolff, Anna Camp, Aimee Garcia, and Zach McGowan
Genre: Western
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 127 minutes

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Directed By: Zachary Gross

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Harmony

Sophia, a wounded soldier, suspects the medical facility the military placed her in isn’t really for her recovery, but something far more devious. Codenamed Harmony, the facility is in fact a government program to create telepathy.

Starring: Mark Frazier, Marili Kateri, Elliott Bales, Alexandra Wehr, and Pry’ce Jaymes
Genre: Action | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 72 minutes

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Directed By: Lisa Hepner & Guy Mossman

Studio: Abramorama

The Human Trial

Chronicling the intimate stories of 2 patients living with T1D, a physically and financially exhausting lifelong condition, the film calls for this overdue cure — needed now more than ever. Maren Badger and Greg Romero are the guinea pigs in a radical stem cell trial to cure their T1D. After it seemed like this day would never come, they navigate their emotions as they undergo this life-altering treatment.

Starring: Maren Badger, Eugene Brandon, Kevin D’Amour, Howard Foyt, and Lisa Hepner
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 91 minutes

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Directed By: Elie Grappe

Studio: Kino Lorber

OLGA

A 15-year-old Ukrainian gymnast exiled in Switzerland, who is working to secure a place at the country’s National Sports Center. When the Euromaiden revolt breaks out in the country, anxieties rise as her family gets involved.

Starring: Anastasiia Budiashkina, Sabrina Rubtsova, Caterina Barloggio, and Théa Brogli
Genre: Drama | International | Sport
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France | Switzerland | Ukraine (Russian, French, German, Italian, & English)
Runtime: 87 minutes

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Directed By: Stacey Maltin

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Triple Threat

Twins Reina and Alex find their lives upended by their mysterious triplet Trinity, who was separated from them at birth and who has devised a plan to frame one for murder and assume the identity of the other.

Starring: Scout Taylor-Compton, T.K. Richardson, Tracy Nelson, Angie Teodora Dick, and Gary Hudson
Genre: Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 86 minutes

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Directed By: Greg Björkman

Studio: The Avenue

Press Play

A young woman has a chance to save the love of her life, when she discovers that the mix-tape they made together can transport her back in time.

Starring: Lewis Pullman, Danny Glover, Christina Chang, Matt Walsh, and Clara Rugaard
Genre: Music
Rating: PG-13 (for some drug use and brief suggestive material)
Country: USA | South Korea (English)
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Directed By: Alice Diop

Studio: MUBI

WE

Encounters on a rail line crossing north to south thru Paris and its outskirts: A cleaning lady, a scrap merchant, a writer, a nurse, a follower of hunts and the filmmaker herself.

Starring: Marcel Balnoas, Ethan Balnoas, Florence Roche, and Ismael Soumaïla Sissoko
Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France (French)
Runtime: 115 minutes

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Directed By: Sun Zengtian

Studio: China Lion Film Distribution

The Magical Craftsmanship of Suzhou

Focusing on 12 artisan specialists living in the folk crafts-centric city of Suzhou, THE MAGICAL CRAFTSMANSHIP OF SUZHOU explores their plight of aging, evolving and finding apprentices for traditional folk crafts not necessarily attractive as work to younger generations. These craft persons worry about their life?s work becoming obsolete, lost to new generations in the face of technology and a changing world.

Starring:
Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: China (Chinese)
Runtime: 91 minutes

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Directed By: Brandon Camp

Studio: Netflix

Love & Gelato

Lina, a high school graduate, would rather spend her summer preparing for college than fly to Rome to fulfill her mother’s last wish. Once she decides to go, she finds herself immersed in new experiences.

Starring: Susanna Skaggs, Owen McDonnell, Anjelika Washington, Valentina Lodovini, and Alex Boniello
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
Rating: TV-14
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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