JULY 8, 2022

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Directed By: Taika Waititi

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures + Marvel Studios

Thor: Love and Thunder

“Thor: Love and Thunder” finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced — a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who — to Thor’s surprise — inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher’s vengeance and stop him before it’s too late.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Jaimie Alexander, Taika Waititi, Russell Crowe, and Natalie Portman
Genre: Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy | Romance | Sci-Fi
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language, some suggestive material and partial nudity)
Country: USA | Australia (English)
Runtime: 119 minutes


Directed By: Claire Denis

Studio: IFC Films

Both Sides of the Blade

A love triangle story about a woman caught between two men, her long-time partner and his best friend, her former lover.

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Vincent Lindon, Grégoire Colin and Hana Magimel
Genre: Drama | International | Romance | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France (French)
Runtime: 116 minutes


Directed By: Sara Dosa

Studio: National Geographic + Neon

Fire of Love

Fire of Love tells the story of two French lovers, Katia and Maurice Krafft, who died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of our planet, while simultaneously capturing the most explosive volcano imagery ever recorded. Along the way, they changed our understanding of the natural world, and saved tens of thousands of lives. Previously unseen hours of pristine 16-millimeter film and thousands of photographs reveal the birth of modern volcanology through an unlikely lens — the love of its two pioneers.

Starring: Miranda July, Katia Krafft, and Maurice Krafft
Genre: Documentary
Rating: PG (for thematic material including some unsettling images, and brief smoking)
Country: USA | Canada (French & English)
Runtime: 93 minutes


Directed By: Chris Williams

Studio: Netflix

The Sea Beast

In an era when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters were celebrated heroes — and none were more beloved than the great Jacob Holland. But when young Maisie Brumble stows away on his fabled ship, he’s saddled with an unexpected ally. Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make history. From Academy Award winning filmmaker Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero Six, Bolt), The Sea Beast takes us to where the map ends, and the true adventure begins.

Starring: Karl Urban, Zaris-Angel Hator, Jared Harris, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy
Rating: PG (for action, violence and some language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 115 minutes


Directed by: Hannes Þór Halldórsson & Hannes Thór Halldórsson

Studio: Epic Pictures

Cop Secret

Iceland’s toughest cop will stop at nothing to solve a string of violent bank robberies. However, when he’s forced to take on a new partner, the pressures of cracking the case prove too much for the tough-as-nails renegade.

Starring: Auðunn Blöndal, Egill Einarsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson and Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir
Genre: Action | Comedy | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Iceland (Icelandic, English, Mandarin, & German)
Runtime: 98 minutes


Directed By: Amélie van Elmbt & Maya Duverdier

Studio: Magnolia Pictures + Magnet Releasing

Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel

The end of an long upmarket renovation of the legendary Chelsea Hotel is partly longed for and partly dreaded by the artists who still live there. The film grants us access to their apartments and interweaves the past with the present.

Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Belgium | France | Netherlands | Sweden | USA (English)
Runtime: 80 minutes


Directed By: Mark Moormann

Studio: Paramount+

The Day the Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s American Pie

The story of America — our past and our future. More than just a song or a man, this film is about a cultural moment in America’s history that has followed us from the 1970s. Featuring a new generation of artists, inspired by the same values and ideas that inspired Don McLean in writing American Pie — one of the great musical touchstones of pop music and culture.

Starring: Peter Gallagher, Garth Brooks, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and Tyson Fury
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 94 minutes


Directed By: Seth McTigue

Studio: Saban Films

Take The Night

An inventive, edgy crime thriller, TAKE THE NIGHT is a twisted tale of sibling rivalry and family secrets. An elaborate surprise birthday stunt heads into increasingly dark places when career criminals hired to stage a fake kidnapping go rogue. Older brother William secures a crew to stage a fake kidnapping of his brother Robert. But the crew has plans of their own. The brothers must put aside their sibling rivalry if they want to save the family fortune.

Starring: Seth McTigue, Roy Huang, Brennan Keel Cook, Sam Song Li, Shomari Love, and Antonio Aaron
Genre: Crime | Thriller
Rating: PG-13 (for some violence)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 82 minutes


Directed By: Jacqueline Lentzou

Studio: Film Movement

Moon 66 Questions

Moon, 66 Questions follows twenty-something Artemis, who after years of distance, tentatively decides to return to Athens and care for her father, Paris, after his recent decline in health. As she intimately cares for the stoic, near-wordless Paris, she tries to understand this man she never really knew. When Artemis discovers a well-kept secret from her father’s past, she finally begins to not only better understand a complicated man, but the underlying love coursing through a complicated relationship between father and daughter.

Starring: Lazaros Georgakopoulos, Nikos Hanakoulas, Kaiti Ibrohori, Sofia Kokkali, and Peter Rundle
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Greece | France (Greek)
Runtime: 108 minutes


Directed By: Joe Hall

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

The Road to Galena

The Road to Galena follows one man’s pursuit of personal fulfillment over traditional success. Cole Baird (Ben Winchell) has everything — a beautiful wife, successful career, large home and fancy toys. Behind the façade, however, is a man trapped by his surroundings and falling ever behind in the pursuit of his life’s dream. Not strong enough to confront his father’s expectations, he left his true love, his best friend and a fulfilling small-town life to embark on a legal career — intent, one day, to return. Now the rising star in Washington social circles and the youngest managing partner in the history of a powerhouse D.C. law firm, Cole is given the choice to continue the path of success in a life to which he never aspired or to return to the community that nurtured him.

Starring: Ben Winchell, Will Brittain, Aimee Teegarden, Alisa Allapach, Jay O. Sanders, and Jill Hennessy
Genre: Drama
Rating: R (for language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 110 minutes


Directed By: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic

Studio: Kino Lorber


Tensions rise between restless teenager Julija and her oppressive father Ante when an old family friend arrives at their Croatian island home. As Ante attempts to broker a life-changing deal, their tranquil yet isolated existence leaves Julija wanting more from this influential visitor, who provides a taste of liberation over a weekend laid bare to desire and violence.

Starring: Gracija Filipović, Leon Lučev, Danica Curcic and Cliff Curtis
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Croatia | Brazil | USA | Slovenia (Croatian, English, & Spanish)
Runtime: 94 minutes


Directed By: Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Fair Play

In the film, inspired by Eve Rodsky’s New York Times best-selling book Fair Play, Eve takes us on her journey to change the unfair work dynamic in her own home and in society at large. By following three families on their own journeys to find balance at home, we see how even the smallest fights around dirty dishes are actually linked to systemic issues affecting millions of families across the globe.

Starring: Melinda Gates and Katie Porter
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 95 minutes


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