SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

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Directed By: Olivia Wilde

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Don’t Worry Darling

A 1950s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company could be hiding disturbing secrets.

Starring: Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Wilde, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll, and Chris Pine
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: R (for sexuality, violent content and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 122 minutes


Directed By: Gaysorn Thavat

Studio: FilmRise

The Justice of Bunny King

Bunny King is a mother of two with a sketchy past and a razor sharp tongue. While battling the system to reunite with her children, a confrontation leads her to take her niece Tonyah under her wing. With the world against her and Tonyah, Bunny’s battle has just begun.

Starring: Essie Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Amelie Baynes, and Angus Stevens
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: New Zealand (English)
Runtime: 101 minutes


Directed By: Anna Foerster

Studio: Netflix


Thinking she’d put her dangerous past behind her, Lou (Allison Janney) finds her quiet life interrupted when a desperate mother (Jurnee Smollett) begs her to save her kidnapped daughter. As a massive storm rages, the two women risk their lives on a rescue mission that will test their limits and expose dark and shocking secrets from their pasts.

Starring: Allison Janney, Jurnee Smollett, Logan Marshall-Green, Ridley Bateman, and Matt Craven
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: R (for violence and language)
Country: USA (English & Ukrainian)
Runtime: 107 minutes


Directed By: Alex Lehmann

Studio: Peacock

Meet Cute

MEET CUTE follows the story of Sheila (Kaley Cuoco) and Gary (Pete Davidson). When they meet, it’s love at first sight — until we realize their magical date wasn’t fate at all. Sheila’s got a time machine, and they’ve been falling in love over and over again. But when the perfect night is never quite enough, Sheila travels to Gary’s past to change him into the perfect man.

Starring: Kaley Cuoco, Pete Davidson, and Kevin Corrigan
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Romance | Sci-Fi
Rating: TV-MA
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 89 minutes


Directed by: Timo Vuorensola

Studio: Screen Media Films

Jeepers Creepers Reborn

Chase and Laine head to the Horror Hound festival where Laine begins to experience unexplained premonitions and disturbing visions associated with the town’s past, and in particular, local legend The Creeper. As the festival gets underway and the blood-soaked entertainment builds to a frenzy, Laine believes that something unearthly has been summoned and that for the first time in 23 years…The Creeper is back.

Starring: Sydney Craven, Imran Adams, Jarreau Benjamin, and Pete Brooke
Genre: Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: R (for violence, gore and language)
Country: USA | UK | Finland (English & Brazilian Sign Language)
Runtime: 98 minutes


Directed By: Andrew Hunt

Studio: Paramount Pictures

The Infernal Machine

Bruce Cogburn, a reclusive and controversial author of the famed book “The Infernal Machine,” is drawn out of hiding when he begins to receive endless letters from an obsessive fan. What ensues is a dangerous labyrinth as Bruce searches for the person behind the cryptic messages, forcing him to confront his past and ultimately reveal the truth behind the book.

Starring: Guy Pearce, Alice Eve, Alex Pettyfer, and Jeremy Davies
Genre: Thriller
Rating: R (for language and some violence)
Country: USA | UK | Portugal (English)
Runtime: 117 minutes


Directed By: Allan Ungar

Studio: Quiver Distribution


After escaping a Michigan prison, a charming career criminal assumes a new identity in Canada and goes on to rob a record 59 banks and jewellery stores while being hunted by a police task force. Based on the story of The Flying Bandit.

Starring: Josh Duhamel, Elisha Cuthbert, Nestor Carbonell and Mel Gibson
Genre: Crime | Drama | International | Thriller
Rating: R (for language throughout and some sexual material/nudity)
Country: Canada (English)
Runtime: 126 minutes


Directed By: Reginald Hudlin

Studio: Apple Original Films


From producer Oprah Winfrey and directed by Reginald Hudlin, this revealing documentary honors the legendary Sidney Poitier and his legacy as an iconic actor, filmmaker and activist at the center of Hollywood and the Civil Rights Movement. Featuring candid interviews with Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Robert Redford, Lenny Kravitz, Barbra Streisand, Spike Lee and many more, the film is also produced by Derik Murray, in close collaboration with the Poitier family.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Morgan Freeman, Robert Redford, Barbra Streisand, and Spike Lee
Genre: Documentary | Biography
Rating: PG-13
Country: USA | Canada (English)
Runtime: 111 minutes


Directed By: K. Asher Levin

Studio: Lionsgate + Saban Films


A widowed father and his daughter whose house is up for demolition, are taken hostage by a dangerous couple, who won’t stop until they retrieve what lies beneath the property.

Starring: Thomas Jane, Harlow Jane, Emile Hirsch and Liana Liberato
Genre: Thriller
Rating: R (for pervasive language, violence, some sexual content and brief drug use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes


Directed By: Kathryn Ferguson

Studio: Showtime Documentary Films

Nothing Compares

NOTHING COMPARES is the story of Sinéad O’Connor’s phenomenal rise to worldwide fame and how her iconoclastic personality resulted in her exile from the pop mainstream. Focusing on her prophetic words and deeds from 1987-1993, the film reflects on the legacy of this fearless artist through a contemporary feminist lens.

Starring: Sinéad O’Connor
Genre: Documentary | International | Music
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK | Ireland (English)
Runtime: 97 minutes


Directed By: Richard Hughes

Studio: Screen Media Films

The Enforcer

Miami’s top mob enforcer Cuda (Antonio Banderas) sacrifices it all to tear down the criminal organization he’s spent his whole life building up when he discovers his boss Estelle (Kate Bosworth) is putting a young runaway’s life in grave danger. Now he has one last chance to make up for his past and find redemption — both for himself and his family — before the mob hunts him down for his betrayal.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Kate Bosworth, Mojean Aria, Zolee Griggs, and Alexis Ren
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Rating: R (for strong/bloody violence, language throughout, sexual content, nudity and drug use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 91 minutes


Directed By: Lena Dunham

Studio: Amazon Studios

Catherine Called Birdy

Welcome to Riotsville, a fictional town built by the US military. Using all archival footage, the film explores the militarization of the police and creates a counter-narrative to the nation’s reaction to the uprisings of the late ’60s.

Starring: Bella Ramsey, Andrew Scott, Billie Piper, Joe Alwyn, Dean-Charles Chapman, Ralph Ineson, and Russell Brand
Genre: Adventure
Rating: PG-13 (for some suggestive material and thematic elements)
Country: USA | UK (English)
Runtime: 108 minutes


Directed By: James Mark

Studio: Saban Films


A mother locked inside a stark room is tasked by an unknown voice to complete increasingly difficult challenges if she wants to save her daughter’s life. As the frequency and intensity of the tasks threaten to overwhelm her, she must piece together half-remembered chapters of her life before imprisonment if she wants to secure her freedom, rescue her child, and escape this waking nightmare. CONTROL is an intensely thrilling sci-fi mystery that will keep you guessing until the final moments.

Starring: Sara Mitich, George Tchortov, Evie Loiselle, and Karen LeBlanc
Genre: International | Sci-Fi
Rating: R (for some strong violence, and language throughout)
Country: Canada (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes


Directed By: Christian Sesma

Studio: MC+ + RLJE Films

Section 8

After avenging the murder of his wife and child, a former soldier is sent to prison with a life sentence. He’s given a shot at freedom when a shadow government agency recruits him for an off-the-books assignment, and he soon realizes Section 8 isn’t what it seems.

Starring: Ryan Kwanten, Dolph Lundgren, Dermot Mulroney with Scott Adkins, and Mickey Rourke
Genre: Action | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 98 minutes


Directed By: Natalie Kennedy

Studio: Brainstorm Media


Struggling author Claire Rivers signs up for a fully A.I.-operated retreat to help her writer’s block, but when an unforeseen software glitch occurs, she gets trapped inside her unit with a malfunctioning android, a degenerating host and no communication with the outside world. As time is running out, food supplies getting desperately low and the android becoming increasingly unstable, Claire must overcome her fears and find a way to outsmart the technology in order to make it out of the retreat alive.

Starring: Rachel Shelley, Heida Reed, Wayne Brady, and Claire Fox
Genre: Drama | International | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK (English)
Runtime: 94 minutes


Directed By: Sanaa Lathan

Studio: Paramount+

On The Come Up

Starring newcomer Jamila C. Gray, ON THE COME UP is the story of Bri, a gifted 16-year-old rapper, who attempts to take the battle rap scene by storm in order to lift up her family and do right by the legacy of her father — a local hip hop legend whose career was cut short by gang violence. But when her first hit song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, she finds herself torn between the authenticity that got her this far and the false persona that the industry wants to impose upon her.

Starring: Jamila C. Gray, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Sanaa Lathan, Method Man, Titus Makin Jr., Mike Epps, Miles Gutierrez-Riley, Michael Cooper Jr., Justin Martin, Lil Yachty, and GaTa
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Music
Rating: PG-13 (for strong language, sexual references, thematic elements, some violence and drug material)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 115 minutes


Directed By: John V. Soto

Studio: Epic Pictures


Kate, a gifted archer, is on vacation with her family when they are ambushed by a team of mercenaries in a vicious home invasion. Kate’s husband and daughter are abducted during the violent onslaught, and she must rely on her archery skills to defeat their captors and save her family.

Starring: Gillian Alexy, Luke Ford, Nick Atkinson, Tom O’Sullivan, and Priscilla-Anne Jacob
Genre: Action | International | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Australia (English)
Runtime: 88 minutes


Directed By: Valerie Buhagiar

Studio: Good Deed Entertainment


In a small Mediterranean village, Carmen has looked after her brother, the local priest, for her entire life. When the Church abandons Carmen, she is mistaken for the new priest. Carmen begins to see the world, and herself, in a new light.

Starring: Natascha McElhone, Michela Farrugia, Steven Love, and Richard Clarkin
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Malta | Canada (Maltese & Canada)
Runtime: 87 minutes


Directed By: Lindsay Mackay

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

The Swearing Jar

The Swearing Jar is Carey’s story: a high-school music teacher who throws a birthday concert for her husband, Simon, which rekindles reminiscences of their past. Through comedy, music and memory, we follow the story of Carey and Simon’s relationship, the birth of their child… and the lie that threatens to f*&k it all up!

Starring: Adelaide Clemens, Douglas Smith, Patrick J. Adams, Kathleen Turner, and David Hewlett
Genre: Drama | International | Musical | Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Canada (English)
Runtime: 111 minutes


Directed By: Jared Drake & Steven Siig

Studio: Greenwich Entertainment

Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows

In 1982, a massive avalanche descended on Alpine Meadows Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe, California, triggering a desperate five day search for eight missing people. BURIED chronicles the third deadliest avalanche in US history, the miraculous rescue efforts and the traumas that still haunt the survivors today.

Starring: Larry Heywood, Jim Plehn, and Meredith Watson
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 101 minutes


Directed By: Kirill Serebrennikov

Studio: Strand Releasing

Petrov’s Flu

A day in the life of a comic book artist and his family in post-Soviet Russia. While suffering from the flu, Petrov is carried by his friend Igor on a long walk, drifting in and out of fantasy and reality.

Starring: Semyon Serzin, Chulpan Khamatova, Vladislav Semiletkov, and Yuri Kolokolnikov
Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Russia | France | Germany | Switzerland (Russian & English)
Runtime: 145 minutes


Directed By: Jason Paul Laxamana

Studio: Viva Films

Expensive Candy

Candy is a sex worker. A poor teacher, Toto (Carlo Aquino), falls in love with her and she becomes his motivation to work hard.

Starring: Carlo Aquino, Julia Barretto, Quinn Carrillo, and Denise Esteban
Genre: Drama | International | Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Philippines (Filipino & Tagalog)
Runtime: 104 minutes


Directed By: Patrick Read Johnson

Studio: MVD Entertainment Group


Young, nerdy and alienated, Pat Johnson starts to make movies in his backyard after watching “2001: A Space Odyssey” in 1968. His passion for filmmaking grows even more when he becomes one of the first people to see “Star Wars” in 1977.

Starring: John Francis Daley, Austin Pendleton, Colleen Camp, and Neil Flynn
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 132 minutes


Directed By: Neasa Ní Chianáin & Declan McGrath

Studio: Soilsiú Films

Young Plato

An inspiring documentary from the filmmakers of School Life, YOUNG PLATO charts the dream of Elvis-loving school headmaster Kevin McArevey — a maverick who is determined to change the fortunes of an inner-city community plagued by urban decay, sectarian aggression, poverty and drugs. The all-boys primary school in post-conflict Belfast, Northern Ireland, becomes a hot house for questioning violence, as the headmaster sends his young wards home each day armed with the wisdom of the ancient Greek philosophers. The boys challenge their parents and neighbors to forsake the prejudice that has kept this low-level civil war on the boil for decades. YOUNG PLATO hums with the confidence of youth, a tribute to the power of the possible.

Starring: Kevin McArevey and Jan-Marie Reel
Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Ireland | Belgium | France (English)
Runtime: 102 minutes


Directed By: Patricio Guzmán

Studio: Icarus Films

My Imaginary Country

Protests that exploded onto the streets of Chile’s capital of Santiago in 2019 as the population demanded more democracy and social equality around education, healthcare and job opportunities.

Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Chile (Spanish)
Runtime: 83 minutes


Directed By: Bentley Dean

Studio: Level 33 Entertainment

Facing Monsters

Facing Monsters is a feature length documentary that digs deep into the psyche of West Australian ‘slab wave’ surfer Kerby Brown, a man whose connection with the ocean runs as deep as his love for his family.

Starring: Kerby Brown, Cortney Brown, Glenn Brown, and Nicole Jardine
Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Australia (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes


Directed By: Isabelle Stever

Studio: Altered Innocence

Grand Jeté

In order to concentrate on her career, a ballet teacher lives estranged from her young son, who grew up with her mother. When she meets him again after years, an affection develops that goes far beyond maternal love.

Starring: Sarah Nevada Grether, Emil von Schönfels, Susanne Bredehöft, and Stefan Rudolf
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Germany (German)
Runtime: 105 minutes


Directed By: Morgan Matthews

Studio: Blue Fox Entertainment

Railway Children

Follow a group of children who are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War, where they encounter a young soldier who, like them, is far away from home.

Starring: John Bradley, Jenny Agutter, Sheridan Smith, and Tom Courtenay
Genre: Adventure | Drama | Family
Rating: PG (for thematic material, some violence and language)
Country: USA | UK (English)
Runtime: 95 minutes


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