AUGUST 5, 2022

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Directed By: David Leitch

Studio: Columbia Pictures

Bullet Train

In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug’s latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe — all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives — on the world’s fastest train. From the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch, the end of the line is only the beginning in a wild, non-stop thrill ride through modern-day Japan.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Andrew Koji, Hiroyuki Sanada, Michael Shannon, Benito A Martínez Ocasio, and Sandra Bullock
Genre: Action | Comedy | Thriller
Rating: R (for strong and bloody violence, pervasive language, and brief sexuality)
Country: USA | Japan (English, Japanese, Spanish, & Russian)
Runtime: 126 minutes

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Directed By: Dan Trachtenberg

Studio: 20th Century Studios + Hulu

Prey

The origin story of the Predator in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago. Naru, a skilled female warrior, fights to protect her tribe against one of the first highly-evolved Predators to land on Earth.

Starring: Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers, Dane DiLiegro, Stormee Kipp, Michelle Thrush, and Julian Black Antelope
Genre: Action | Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Rating: R (for strong bloody violence)
Country: USA (Eng;ish)
Runtime: 99 minutes

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Directed By: Halina Reijn

Studio: A24

Bodies Bodies Bodies

When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game turns deadly in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Myha’la Herrold, Chase Sui Wonders, Rachel Sennott, Lee Pace, and Pete Davidson
Genre: Comedy | Horror | Thriller
Rating: R (for violence, bloody images, drug use, sexual references and pervasive language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed By: Jay Chandrasekhar

Studio: Universal Pictures

Easter Sunday

Stand-up comedy sensation Jo Koy (Jo Koy: In His Elements, Jo Koy: Comin’ in Hot) stars as a man returning home for an Easter celebration with his riotous, bickering, eating, drinking, laughing, loving family, in this love letter to his Filipino-American community.

Starring: Jo Koy, Jimmy O. Yang, Tia Carrere, Brandon Wardell, Eva Noblezada, Lydia Gaston, Asif Ali, Rodney To, Eugene Cordero, Chandrasekhar, Tiffany Haddish, and Lou Diamond Phillips
Genre: Comedy
Rating: PG-13 (for some strong language and suggestive references)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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Directed by: Peggy Holmes

Studio: Apple Original Films

LUCK

The curtain is pulled back on the millennia-old battle between the organizations of good luck and bad luck that secretly affects everyday lives.

Starring: Eva Noblezada, Simon Pegg, Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Flula Borg, Lil Rel Howery, Colin O’Donoghue, and John Ratzenberger
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy
Rating: G (for all audiences)
Country: USA | Spain (English)
Runtime: 105 minutes

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Directed By: James Morosini

Studio: Magnolia Pictures

I Love My Dad

Inspired by James Morosini’s true life experience, I Love My Dad follows Chuck (Patton Oswalt), an estranged father who desperately wants to reconnect with his troubled son, Franklin (Morosini). Blocked on social media and concerned for his son’s life, Chuck impersonates a waitress online and starts checking in with Franklin. But things begin to spiral when Franklin falls for this imaginary girl (Claudia Sulewski) and wants nothing more than to meet her in person, as Chuck has inadvertently catfished his own son.

Starring: Patton Oswalt, James Morosini, Claudia Sulewski, Amy Landecker, Lil Rel Howery, and Rachel Dratch
Genre: Comedy
Rating: R (for sexual content and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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Directed By: Ken Cunningham

Studio: Disney+

Lego Star Wars: Summer Vacation

Follows the events of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, with Rose, Rey, Finn, Poe, and Chewbacca looking to relax in the summer sun after their fateful battle with Emperor Palpatine. The galaxy’s heroes need a vacation badly, but, as many family vacations often turn out, things don’t go according to plan.

Starring: Yvette Nicole Brown, Kyliegh Curran, Anthony Daniels, Jake Green, Ross Marquand, Kelly Marie Tran, Billy Dee Williams, and ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic
Genre: Animation | Short | Action | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Rating: TV-G (for all audiences)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 45 minutes

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Directed By: John Logan

Studio: Peacock

They/Them

Kevin Bacon plays Owen Whistler in this slasher horror film set at an LGBTQIA+ conversion camp. Several queer campers join Whistler for a week of programming intended to “help them find a new sense of freedom”. As the camp’s methods become increasingly more psychologically unsettling, the campers must work together to protect themselves. When an unidentified axe murderer starts claiming victims, things get even more dangerous.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Carrie Preston, Anna Chlumsky, Theo Germaine, Quei Tann, Anna Lore, Monique Kim, Darwin del Fabro, Cooper Koch, and Austin Crute
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Andy Suriano & Ant Ward

Studio: Netflix

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Turtles: The Movie

When a mysterious stranger arrives from the future with a dire warning, Leo is forced to rise and lead his brothers, Raph, Donnie, and Mikey in a fight to save the world from a terrifying alien species.

Starring: Ben Schwartz, Omar Miller, Brandon Smith, Josh Brener, Eric Bauza, Kat Graham, and Haley Joel Osment
Genre: Animation | Action | Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Rating: TV-Y7
Country: USA | Belgium (English)
Runtime: 82 minutes

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Directed By: Tom Waller

Studio: Lionsgate

Cave Rescue

What’s it like to be trapped in a cave for 18 days? How does it feel to be part of one of the biggest rescue missions in history? When rising floodwaters trap a boys soccer team in a cave system in Thailand, an Irish cave diver (Jim Warny, as himself) joins the massive effort to save them. Shot at the original locations — and featuring real heroes involved in the rescue — this incredible saga based on true events is as close as you can get to experiencing for yourself the intensity of this inspiring adventure.

Starring: Apa Bhavilai, Erik Brown, Lawrence de Stefano, Saman Gunan, and James Edward Holley
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: PG-13 (for some strong language)
Country: Thailand (Chinese, English, & Thai)
Runtime: 99 minutes

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Directed By: Mukunda Michael Dewil

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Collide

A gripping thriller chronicling three couples over the course of one fateful night in an LA restaurant. Hunter (Ryan Phillippe) finds himself on an awkward blind date with the captivating Tamira (Kat Graham), while a busboy (Dylan Flashner) and his girlfriend (Aisha Dee) are hiding mounds of cocaine to score a big payday, and outside, Peter (Jim Gaffigan) sits in his car observing his wife’s (Drea de Matteo) infidelity with the restaurant’s manager (David Cade). Though all strangers, their stories are weaved together as they hurl towards an explosive end.

Starring: Drea de Matteo, Ryan Phillippe, Kat Graham, David James Elliott, Paul Ben-Victor, and Jim Gaffigan
Genre: Thriller
Rating: R (for language throughout and brief sexual material)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Declan Whitebloom

Studio: Saban Films

Stowaway

In this high-octane and tense action thriller in the mold of DIE HARD and PANIC ROOM, a tenacious and troubled young woman inherits a luxury yacht from her estranged father and has to fight to survive when it gets hijacked by thieves. Unable to escape and trapped on a yacht at high seas, the prey becomes the hunter as she turns the tables on the intruders and takes matters in her own hands.

Starring: Ruby Rose, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Frank Grillo, Luis Da Silva Jr., and Major Dodge
Genre: Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 84 minutes

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Directed By: Marq Evans

Studio: Oscilloscope Laboratories

Claydream

Known as the “Father of Claymation,” Will Vinton revolutionized the animation business during the 1980s and 90s, creating such iconic characters as the California Raisins and Domino’s The Noid. But after thirty years of being the unheralded king of clay, Vinton’s carefully sculpted American dream came crumbling down. Structured around interviews with this charismatic pioneer and his close collaborators, along with a treasure trove of clips of their work together, CLAYDREAM charts the rise and fall of the Oscar®- and Emmy®-winning Will Vinton Studios. Documentarian Marq Evans brings to life the battle between art and commerce in this affectionate, insightful portrait of an artist who put so much of himself into his craft.

Starring: Peter Lord, Will Vinton, Craig Bartlett, Bill Plympton, Hal T. Hickel, and Jerry Beck
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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Directed By: Amanda Raymond

Studio: Saban Films

My Favorite Girlfriend

My Favorite Girlfriend is a charmingly offbeat, romantic comedy about a mismatched couple and the multiple personalities that come between them. Into Conrad’s meticulously ordered life comes total chaos. His new girlfriend Molly shares headspace with five or six other women, each with distinct traits Conrad finds loveable.

Starring: Bonnie Piesse, Tyler Johnson, Michael DiBacco, Ray Abruzzo, Keston John, and Misty Rosas
Genre: Romance
Rating: PG-13 (for some strong language, and sexual material)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 93 minutes

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Directed By: Katarina Launing

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Dragon Girl

Sara -a young refugee on the run- befriends a young lost dragon, and teams up with a nerd and do battle with school administrators, the police, and gangs of bullies as their attempt to return the dragon becomes the adventure of a lifetime.

Starring: Isha Zainab Khan, Iver Aunbu Sandemose, Kyrre Haugen Sydness, and Anders Baasmo
Genre: Family | Fantasy | International
Rating: PG (for some rude humor and thematic elements)
Country: Norway (Norwegian)
Runtime: 82 minutes

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Directed By: Addison Henderson

Studio: Buffalo 8

Givers of Death

An incurable virus has wiped out one third of the world’s population. Many infected commit suicide to end their agony. Those who cannot bring themselves to end their own lives hire professionals. This is the journey of a hitman’s quest for peace as he navigates through a city on the brink of collapse, while on the run from a detective seeking revenge.

Starring: Addison Henderson, J.J. Alfieri, Jonathan Sterritt, Louis Lombardi, and Jason Delane Lee
Genre: Sci-Fi
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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Directed By: Seth A. Smith

Studio: Dread

Tin Can

Cold, pale and in the dark, Fret (Anna Hopkins) crashes back to consciousness inside a small metal chamber. Inside her confined cell, Fret attempts to piece together how she was imprisoned. As a scientist, who was on the brink of discovering a cure from a deadly plague, Fret desperately works to escape her cell to save the last of humanity.

Starring: Anna Hopkins, Simon Mutabazi, Michael Ironside, Amy Trefry, Tim Dunn, and Chik White
Genre: International | Sci-Fi
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Canada (English)
Runtime: 104 minutes

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Directed By: Julien Fournet

Studio: Viva Pictures

Pil’s Adventures

Pil is a spunky vagabond girl living in the medieval city of Foggyborough. One day, while sneaking into the castle, Pil witnesses the sinister Regent Tristain casting a spell on Roland, the heir to the throne. Pil realizes it is now up to her to find a way to reverse the spell and save the prince’s life. This daring adventure will turn the entire kingdom upside down and teach Pil that nobility can be found in all of us.

Starring: Kaycie Chase, Paul Borne, Julien Crampon, Pierre Tessier, and Gauthier Battoue
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Fantasy | International
Rating: PG (for violence, peril and rude humor)
Country: France (French)
Runtime: 89 minutes

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Directed By: Justin Lee

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment

The Most Dangerous Game

In this remake on the 90th anniversary of the 1932 classic, a father and son on a steamer ship bound for a great hunting expedition in the wilds of Alaska are shipwrecked on a mysterious island. Greeted warmly by the island’s only resident, the relieved men are wined and dined and talk of hunting ensues. When their host reveals the true nature of his trophy hunts, the stranded men are forced to run for their lives or fight to survive on a desolate island that is a human hunting ground.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Judd Nelson, Bruce Dern, Casper Van Dien and Chris “CT” Tamburello
Genre: Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 95 minutes

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Directed By: Jared Campbell

Studio: Spring Lane Studios

Rosemary & Sage: Race Against Thyme

After the mysterious death of her partner, police officer Reba Rosemary teams up with FBI agent Samantha Sage to track down a group of terrorists known as THYME.

Starring: Sky Brady, Jill Symes, Raven Stone, Kristal Jimenez, and Hailey Jensen
Genre: Action
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 65 minutes

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Directed By: Jiangjiang Liu

Studio: China Lion Film Distribution

Lighting up the Stars

Having been released after serving his sentence, a funeral director accidentally crosses paths with a girl which brings about an unexpected change in his attitude towards life.

Starring: Yilong Zhu, Enyou Yang, Ge Wang, Lu Liu, and Jingmin Luo
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: China (Chinese)
Runtime: 112 minutes

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