JULY 15, 2022

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Directed By: Olivia Newman

Studio: Columbia Pictures + Sony Pictures

Where The Crawdads Sing

From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh.

Starring: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, David Strathairn, Bill Kelly, and Garret Dillahunt
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content and some violence including a sexual assault)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 125 minutes

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Directed By: Anthony Russo & Joe Russo

Studio: Netflix

The Gray Man

When the CIA’s most skilled operative-whose true identity is known to none-accidentally uncovers dark agency secrets, a psychopathic former colleague puts a bounty on his head, setting off a global manhunt by international assassins.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jessica Henwick, Regé-Jean Page, Wagner Moura, Julia Butters, Dhanush, Alfre Woodard, and Billy Bob Thornton
Genre: Action | Thriller
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of strong violence, and strong language)
Country: USA | Czech Republic (Eng;ish)
Runtime: 122 minutes

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Directed By: Anthony Fabian

Studio: Focus Features

Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris

In partnership with the House of Dior, MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own. After she works, starves and gambles to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris which will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior.

Starring: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo, Ellen Thomas, Rose Williams, and Jason Isaacs
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International
Rating: PG (for suggestive material, language and smoking)
Country: Hungary | UK | Canada | France | USA | Belgium (English)
Runtime: 115 minutes

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Directed By: Mark Koetsier, Chris Bailey, & Rob Minkoff

Studio: Paramount Pictures

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank

A down-on-his-luck hound finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain’s evil plot to wipe their village off the map. With help from a reluctant trainer, the underdog must assume the role of fearsome samurai and team up with the felines to save the day. The only problem is — they all hate dogs.

Starring: Michael Cera, Ricky Gervais, Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, and Samuel L. Jackson
Genre: Animation | Action | Comedy | Family
Rating: PG (for action, violence, rude and suggestive humor, and some language)
Country: USA | UK | Canada | China (English)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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Directed by: Carrie Cracknell

Studio: Netflix

Persuasion

Living with her snobby family on the brink of bankruptcy, Anne Elliot is a nonconforming woman with modern sensibilities. When Frederick Wentworth–the dashing one she let get away–crashes back into her life, Anne must choose between putting the past behind her or listening to her heart when it comes to second chances. Adapted from the Jane Austen novel.

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis, Nikki Amuka-Bird, with Richard E. Grant, and Henry Golding
Genre: Drama | Romance
Rating: PG (for some suggestive references)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 107 minutes

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Directed By: Hannah Marks

Studio: Amazon Studios

Don’t Make Me Go

When a single father to a teenage daughter learns that he has a fatal brain tumor, he takes her on a road trip to find the mother who abandoned her years before and to try to teach her everything she might need over the rest of her life.

Starring: John Cho, Mia Isaac, Kaya Scodelario, Josh Thomson, Otis Dhanji, and Stefania LaVie Owen
Genre: Drama
Rating: R (for some sexual content, graphic nudity, language and teen drinking)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 109 minutes

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Directed By: Khoa Le

Studio: Spanglish Media

Bezos

Bezos chronicles the true-life story of Jeff Bezos-a humble yet awkward entrepreneur on his mission to create Amazon, the world’s largest e-commerce company, and turning himself into the richest man in the world.

Starring: Armando Gutierrez, Kevin Sorbo, Sasha Andreev, Eliana Ghen, Emilio Estefan Jr., and Jevon White
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 115 minutes

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Directed By: Paul Hoen

Studio: Disney+

Zombies 3

Zed anticipates an athletic scholarship while Addison is gearing up for Seabrook’s international cheer-off competition. Then suddenly, extraterrestrial beings appear around Seabrook, causing more than friendly competition.

Starring: Meg Donnelly, Milo Manheim, RuPaul, Matt Cornett, and Chandler Kinney
Genre: Family | Musical | Romance
Rating: TV-G
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Diego Hallivis

Studio: Saban Films

American Carnage

After a governor issues an executive order to arrest the children of undocumented immigrants, the newly detained youth are offered an opportunity to have their charges dropped by volunteering to provide care to the elderly. Once inside the eldercare facility, the volunteers discover the governor and the facility’s supervisor have cooked up a horrifyingly depraved conspiracy that endangers the young and the old in this twisted thriller-comedy.

Starring: Jenna Ortega, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Allen Maldonado, Eric Dane, Brett Cullen, and Jorge Diaz
Genre: Comedy | Horror
Rating: R (for some disturbing violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, nudity and drug use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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Directed By: Mike Burns

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Wrong Place

Frank (Bruce Willis), a former police chief of a small town, finds himself being hunted down by a meth kingpin seeking to silence him before he can deliver eyewitness testimony against his family, but ultimately finds himself up against more than he bargained for when he threatens to harm Frank’s daughter (Ashley Greene).

Starring: Bruce Willis, Ashley Greene, Michael Sirow, Texas Battle, Stacey Danger, and Massi Furlan
Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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Directed By: Eli Horowitz & Russ Posternak

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Gone in the Night

When Kath and her boyfriend arrive at a remote cabin in the redwoods, they find a mysterious younger couple already there. Her boyfriend disappears with the young woman, and Kath becomes obsessed with finding an explanation.

Starring: Winona Ryder, Dermot Mulroney, John Gallagher Jr., Owen Teague and Brianne Tju
Genre: Mystery | Thriller
Rating: R (for language throughout and brief bloody images)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Nana Mensah

Studio: Film Movement

Queen of Glory

‘Queen of Glory’ is the story of Sarah Obeng, the brilliant child of Ghanaian immigrants, who is quitting her Ivy League PhD program to follow her married lover to Ohio. When her mother dies suddenly, she bequeaths her daughter a Christian bookstore in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx where Sarah was raised. A follow-up on the classic immigrant’s tale, Queen of Glory provokes laughter and empathy, as its heroine is reborn through her inheritance.

Starring: Ward Horton, Russell G. Jones, Meeko, Madeline Weinstein, Nana Mensah, and Purva Bedi
Genre: Comedy
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 78 minutes

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Directed By: Charlotte Colbert

Studio: IFC Midnight

She Will

The film explores the story of Veronica Ghent (Alice Krige) who after a double mastectomy, goes to a healing retreat in rural Scotland with her young nurse Desi (Kota Eberhardt). She discovers that the process of such surgery opens up questions about her very existence, leading her to start to question and confront past traumas. The two develop an unlikely bond as mysterious forces give Veronica the power to enact revenge within her dreams.

Starring: Alice Krige, Malcolm McDowell, John McCrea, Rupert Everett, Amy Manson, Jonathan Aris, Daniel Lapaine and Kota Eberhardt
Genre: International | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK (English)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed By: Marcel Sarmiento

Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films

The Royal

The promising career of Kansas City Royals slugger Willie Mays Aikens quickly turns disastrous because of drug addiction. Sentenced to prison, Willie seeks redemption with his estranged family, friends and ultimately with himself.

Starring: Amin Joseph, Elisabeth Rohm, Olivia Holguín, Andrea Navedo, Nic Bishop, and Michael Beach
Genre: Biography | Sport
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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Directed By: Steven Oritt

Studio: Strand Releasing

My Name Is Sara

Sara is a a 13 year-old Polish Jew who finds refuge and is taken in by a farmer and his wife. She soon discovers the dark secrets of her employers’ marriage, compounding the greatest secret she must strive to protect, her true identity.

Starring: Zuzanna Surowy, Konrad Cichon, Pawel Królikowski, Piotr Nerlewski, Michalina Olszanska, and Eryk Lubos
Genre: Biography | Drama | History | War
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 111 minutes

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Directed By: Kyle Newman

Studio: Lionsgate

1Up

This outrageously funny esports comedy follows Vivian “V” Lee, a competitive gamer whose impressive skills have landed her a college scholarship and a place on the Betas, Barrett University’s male-dominated team. But when the Betas’ captain Dustin tells V she’ll never be a starting player, it’s game on. Joined by her best friend Sloane, and under the guidance of her coach Parker, V forms a fierce all-girl team to band together with one common goal: level up to the nationals…and take down the Betas!

Starring: Paris Berelc, Ruby Rose, Hari Nef, D.J. Mausner, Lolita Milena, and Madison Baines
Genre: Comedy | International | Sport
Rating: R (for sexual material, some language and drug use)
Country: Canada (English)
Runtime: 100 minutes

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Directed By: Masashi Ando & Masayuki Miyaji

Studio: GKIDS

The Deer King

The last survivor of a band of warriors is enslaved in a salt mine. One night, savage dogs attack and a mysterious disease wipes out everyone at the mine. The warrior escapes with a little girl, while a gifted physician looks for a cure.

Starring: Shinichi Tsutsumi, Ryoma Takeuchi, Anne Watanabe, and Hisui Kimura
Genre: Animation | Action | Adventure | International
Rating: R (for some violence)
Country: Japan (Japanese)
Runtime: 120 minutes

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Directed By: Choi Jae-hun

Studio: Wide Lens Pictures

The Killer

Ui-gang is a hit man who has decided to retire. He has a nice house and all the money he needs, but one day his girlfriend takes a trip to Jeju Island and leaves him with a request. Her companion on the trip has a 17-year old daughter Yoon-ji who will be left alone during their three week vacation. Ui-gang reluctantly agrees to look after Yoon-ji and make sure she doesn’t get into trouble.

Starring: Jang Hyuk, Seo-young Lee, and Bang Eun-Jung
Genre: Action | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: South Korea (Korean)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed By: Christophe Cognet

Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

From Where They Stood

It is not widely known that a handful of prisoners in the Nazi death camps managed somehow to take clandestine photographs of the hell that was being hidden from the world. Director Christophe Cognet retraces the footsteps of these courageous men and women in a quest to unearth the circumstances and the stories behind their photographs.

Starring: Tal Bruttman, Christophe Cognet, and Corinne Halter
Genre: Documentary | Drama | History | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France | Germany (German, Polish, & French)
Runtime: 115 minutes

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Directed By: Julie Cohen & Betsy West

Studio: Briarcliff Entertainment

Gabby Giffords Won’t Back Down

Looking at the former congresswoman’s courage and perseverance in the aftermath of the 2011 assassination attempt that left her partially paralyzed and with a language impairment, aphasia.

Starring: Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly
Genre: Documentary
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material involving gun violence and some disturbing images)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed By: Jake Wachtel

Studio: Good Deed Entertainment

Karmalink

In this Buddhist sci-fi mystery set in near-future Phnom Penh, a young Cambodian detective untangles a link between her friend’s past-life dreams of a lost gold artifact and a neuroscientist’s determination to attain digital enlightenment.

Starring: Srey Leak Chhith, Leng Heng Prak, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Cindy Sirinya Bishop, Rous Mony, and Sveng Socheata
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Cambodia | USA (Central Khmer & English)
Runtime: 101 minutes

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Directed By: J.R. Poli

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Marcus

Marcus has a checkered past, but unexpected news brings an opportunity for him to right old wrongs and make amends. Marcus will have to face the consequences and overcome the greatest obstacle of all in order to find happiness: Himself.

Starring: Owen Miller, Katana Malone, Paul Wight, Todd Bruno, Jennifer Lynn Sharp, and Greyson W Poli
Genre: Drama
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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Directed By: Lucile Hadzihalilovic

Studio: Juno Films

Earwig

Albert is employed to look after Mia, a girl with teeth of ice. Mia never leaves their apartment, where the shutters are always closed. The telephone rings regularly and the Master enquires after Mia’s wellbeing. Until the day Albert is instructed that he must prepare the child to leave…

Starring: Paul Hilton, Alex Lawther, Romane Hemelaers, Romola Garai, Peter Van den Begin, and Anastasia Robin
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK | France | Belgium (English)
Runtime: 114 minutes

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Directed By: Tas Brooker

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

When We Speak

WHEN WE SPEAK follows three incredible stories of women who risked everything to tell the truth. Their stories became worldwide scandals and took a personal toll on each of their lives.

Starring: Rose McGowan and Katharine Gun
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK (English)
Runtime: 80 minutes

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Directed By: Lori Miller

Studio: Abramorama

Living Wine

Living Wine follows the journeys of natural winemakers in Northern California, during the largest wildfire season on record. Equal parts farmer, winemaker, and artist, they stay true to their ideals of creating exceptional wines made through innovative sustainable and regenerative farming and without chemical additives. Eschewing the industrial agricultural practices of the corporate wine industry — our winemakers are healing the very environment they are surviving, i.e., a changing climate marked by rising temperatures, shorter growing seasons, and more frequent and virulent wildfires.

Starring: Darek Trowbridge, Megan Bell, Gideon Beinstock, Dani Rozman, Tim LaSalle, and Elizabeth Candelario
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Directed By: Maria Sadowska

Studio: VMI Worldwide

Girls to Buy

Based on a true story, Emi — a young, ambitious girl, dreams about life outside her small town. When a tempting madam offers her a chance to escape, she doesn’t hesitate and quickly becomes an exclusive escort. Soon enough she climbs the ranks and starts her own VIP escort service — recruiting Polish celebrities, actors, singers, and models. However, the luxurious and enticing world eventually shows its dark side when some of the girls find themselves casualties of the underground trade, and the glamorous façade of Emi’s world starts to crack.

Starring: Paulina Gałązka, Olga Kalicka, Katarzyna Sawczuk, Giulio Berruti, Katarzyna Figura, Jan Englert, Beata Ścibak-Englert, Anna Karczmarczyk and Józek Pawłowski
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Poland (Polish)
Runtime: 146 minutes

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Directed By: Mounia Akl

Studio: Kino Lorber

Costa Brava, Lebanon

The free-spirited Badri family escapes the toxic pollution and social unrest of Beirut by seeking refuge in a utopic mountain home they’ve devoted years to building for themselves. Unexpectedly, the government begins construction on a garbage landfill right outside their fence, bringing the trash and corruption of a whole country to their doorstep. As the landfill rises, so do family tensions, and the Badris are left with a choice: stay off the grid and stay true to their ideals, or leave their idyllic home and face the reality they fled.

Starring: Nadine Labaki, Saleh Bakri, Nadia Charbel, Ceana Restom, Geana Restom, Liliane Chacar Khoury, Yumna Marwan and Francois Nour
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Lebanon | France | Spain | Sweden | Denmark | Norway | Qatar (Arabic)
Runtime: 106 minutes

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Directed By: Adam Christian Clark

Studio: XYZ Films

Diary of a Spy

Anna is a washed-up intelligence officer whose last mission left seven people dead. Drunk, broke, and alone she is given the chance for one last mission: to seduce and recruit a valuable asset connected to the Saudi Royal Family. As she gets closer and closer to her target, Anna finds she is in over her head and she must decide between accomplishing her mission or finding a way to save herself.

Starring: Madeline Zima, Tamara Taylor, Susan Sullivan, Fred Melamed, Casey Adams, Jon Lindstrom, Reece Noi, and Dylan Silver
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Romance | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English & Arabic)
Runtime: 99 minutes

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Directed By: Danny Cohen

Studio: Oscilloscope Laboratories

Anonymous Club

Shot on vivid 16mm film over a three-year period, ANONYMOUS CLUB chronicles notoriously shy, Melbourne-based musician Courtney Barnett’s ups and downs on the world tour for her album Tell Me How You Really Feel. Featuring Barnett’s unguarded narration from her audio diary, recorded on a dictaphone provided by filmmaker Danny Cohen, the film delivers frank and unprecedented insight into Barnett’s creative process, the sacrifices and inner conflicts set in motion by fame, and the sometimes dark backdrop to her whimsical, relatably poetic compositions.

Starring: Courtney Barnett
Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Australia (English)
Runtime: 83 minutes

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Directed By: Nicola Rose

Studio: Indie Rights

Goodbye, Petrushka

Claire moves impulsively from NYC to Paris, where she nannies for the family from hell, battles wacky French bureaucrats, embarrasses herself in front of her Parisian crush and navigates a toxic relationship – among other faux pas.

Starring: Lizzie Kehoe, Thomas Vieljeux, Casey Landman, Bartek Szymanski, Cat Grey, and Joëlle Haddad Champeyroux
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English & French)
Runtime: 100 minutes

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Directed By: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Studio: Big World Pictures

Distant

After losing his factory job, Yusufleaves his Turkish village and travels to Istanbul in search of work. There, he lives with his cousin Mahmut, a well-to-do photographer. Yusuf, who assumed it would be easy to secure a position aboard a ship, has little luck in his job search. As the days go by, Mahmut clashes with his countrified cousin over their vast differences in personality — and, perhaps more so, their uncomfortable similarities.

Starring: Muzaffer Özdemir, Mehmet Emin Toprak, Zuhal Gencer, Nazan Kesal, Feridun Koç, and Fatma Ceylan
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Turkey (Turkish)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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Directed By: Mark Harris

Studio: L10 Group

Hyde Park

A Nigerian-American attorney is tasked with saving his client who is gay from deportation, all while defining his cultural identity in his romantic relationship with his American girlfriend.

Starring: Kenneth Okolie, Dawn Halfkenny, Corey Hendrix, Erica Hubbard, Javier Villamil, Xavier McKnight, and Tae Chourb
Genre: Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 89 minutes

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