OCTOBER 7, 2022

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Directed By: David O. Russell

Studio: 20th Century Studios

Amsterdam

In the 1930s, three friends witness a murder, are framed for it, and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in American history.

Starring: Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Chris Rock, Anya Taylor-Joy, Zoe Saldaña, Mike Myers, Michael Shannon, Timothy Olyphant, Andrea Riseborough, Taylor Swift, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alessandro Nivola, Rami Malek, and Robert De Niro
Genre: Comedy | Drama | History
Rating: R (for brief violence and bloody images)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 134 minutes

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Directed By: Michael Giacchino

Studio: Disney+

Werewolf By Night

On a dark and somber night, a secret cabal of monster hunters emerge from the shadows and gather at the foreboding Bloodstone Temple following the death of their leader. In a strange and macabre memorial to the leader’s life, the attendees are thrust into a mysterious and deadly competition for a powerful relic–a hunt that will ultimately bring them face to face with a dangerous monster. Inspired by horror films of the 1930s and 1940s, the chilling special aims to evoke a sense of dread and the macabre, with plenty of suspense and scares along the way as we explore a new corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Starring: Gael García Bernal, Laura Donnelly, and Harriet Sansom Harris
Genre: Action | Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: TV-14
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 52 minutes

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Directed By: Will Speck & Josh Gordon

Studio: Sony Pictures + Columbia Pictures

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

When the Primm family (Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy, Winslow Fegley) moves to New York City, their young son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. All of that changes when he discovers Lyle – a singing crocodile (Shawn Mendes) who loves baths, caviar and great music-living in the attic of his new home. The two become fast friends, but when Lyle’s existence is threatened by evil neighbor Mr. Grumps (Brett Gelman), the Primm’s must band together with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P. Valenti (Javier Bardem), to show the world that family can come from the most unexpected places and there’s nothing wrong with a big singing crocodile with an even bigger personality.

Starring: Shawn Mendes, Javier Bardem, Constance Wu, Winslow Fegley, Scoot McNairy, and Brett Gelman
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical
Rating: PG (for mild peril and thematic elements)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 106 minutes

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Directed By: Todd Field

Studio: Focus Features

TÁR

Set in the international world of classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Noémie Merlant, Nina Hoss, Sophie Kauer, Julian Glover, Allan Corduner, and Mark Strong
Genre: Drama | Music
Rating: R (for some language and brief nudity)
Country: USA (German, Filipino, French, & English)
Runtime: 158 minutes

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Directed by: Ruben Östlund

Studio: Neon

Triangle of Sadness

In Ruben Östlund’s wickedly funny Palme d’Or winner, social hierarchy is turned upside down, revealing the tawdry relationship between power and beauty. Celebrity model couple, Carl (Harris Dickinson) and Yaya (Charlbi Dean), are invited on a luxury cruise for the uber-rich, helmed by an unhinged boat captain (Woody Harrelson). What first appeared instagrammable ends catastrophically, leaving the survivors stranded on a desert island and fighting for survival.

Starring: Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Dolly de Leon, Zlatko Burić, Henrik Dorsin, Vicki Berlin and Woody Harrelson
Genre: Comedy | Drama | International
Rating: R (for language and some sexual content)
Country: Sweden | France | UK | Germany | Turkey | Greece (English)
Runtime: 150 minutes

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Directed By: Mike Barker

Studio: Netflix

Luckiest Girl Alive

Luckiest Girl Alive centers on Ani FaNelli, a sharp-tongued New Yorker who appears to have it all: a sought-after position at a glossy magazine, a killer wardrobe, and a dream Nantucket wedding on the horizon. But when the director of a crime documentary invites her to tell her side of the shocking incident that took place when she was a teenager at the prestigious Brentley School, Ani is forced to confront a dark truth that threatens to unravel her meticulously crafted life.

Starring: Mila Kunis, Finn Wittrock, Scoot McNairy, Thomas Barbusca, Jennifer Beals and Connie Britton
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: R (for violent content, rape, sexual material, language throughout and teen substance use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 113 minutes

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Directed By: Dan Berk & Robert Olsen

Studio: Paramount+

Significant Other

Follows a young couple who take a remote backpacking trip through the Pacific Northwest and face sinister events leading them to realize that everything about the place is not as it seems.

Starring: Maika Monroe, Jake Lacy, Teal Sherer, and Loudon McCleery
Genre: Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Rating: R (for violence, gore and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 84 minutes

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Directed By: Michael Morris

Studio: Momentum Pictures

To Leslie

Inspired by true events. A West Texas single mother wins the lottery and squanders it just as fast, leaving behind a world of heartbreak. Years later, with her charm running out and nowhere to go, she fights to rebuild her life and find redemption.

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Allison Janney, Marc Maron, Andre Royo, Owen Teague, Stephen Root, James Landry Hébert, Catfish Jean and Scott Subiono
Genre: Drama
Rating: R (for language throughout and some drug use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 119 minutes

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Directed By: David Bruckner

Studio: Hulu

Hellraiser

A new take on Clive Barker’s 1987 horror classic in which a young woman struggling with addiction comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites, a group of sadistic supernatural beings from another dimension.

Starring: Odessa A’zion, Jamie Clayton, Brandon Flynn, Goran Višnjić, Drew Starkey, Adam Faison, Aoife Hinds, Selina Lo and Hiam Abbass
Genre: Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: R (for strong bloody horror violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual content and brief graphic nudity)
Country: USA | Serbia (English)
Runtime: 120 minutes

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Directed By: John Lee Hancock

Studio: Netflix

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

When Mr. Harrigan dies, the teen who befriended and did odd jobs for him, puts his smart phone in his pocket before burial and when the lonely youth leaves his dead friend a message, he is shocked to get a return text.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jaeden Martell, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Joe Tippett, Cyrus Arnold and Carl Zohan
Genre: Horror
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material, some strong language, violent content and brief drug material)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 104 minutes

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Directed By: Ondi Timoner

Studio: MTV Documentary Films

Last Flight Home

Behind a white picket fence, on an unremarkable suburban street, we discover Eli Timoner, who founded Air Florida, the fastest growing airline in the world in the 1970’s. During his final days, we discover his extraordinary life filled with incredible success and devastating setbacks, and most importantly, an innate goodness which won him the enduring love and support of his family. Through stunning verité footage recorded by his middle child, LAST FLIGHT HOME takes audiences on a heart-wrenching ride through Timoner’s life, illustrating a modern day success story built on the power of human connection.

Starring: Eli Timoner, Lisa Timoner, Ondi Timoner, Rachel Timoner, David Timoner, and Candice Carsey
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 101 minutes

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Directed By: Justin P. Lange

Studio: Epix

The Visitor

When Robert and his wife Maia move to her childhood home, he discovers an old portrait of his likeness in the attic – a man referred to only as ‘The Visitor’. Soon he finds himself descending down a frightening rabbit hole in an attempt to discover the true identity of his mysterious doppelgänger, only to realize that every family has its own terrifying secrets.

Starring: Finn Jones, Jessica McNamee, Victoria Harris, and Donna Biscoe
Genre: Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 86 minutes

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Directed By: Steven Luke

Studio: Shout! Studios

Operation Seawolf

In the last days of WWII, Germany, desperate for any last grasp to defeat the allied powers, looked to their last remaining weapons and soldiers. The German Navy and the last remaining U-Boats formed together for one last mission to attack the United States Homeland. Captain Hans Kessler, a grizzled submarine commander from both world wars, is called into service to help turn the tide of the war. The mission was soon to be known as Operation Seawolf.

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Grillo, Hiram A. Murray, Andrew Stecker, and Apostolos Gliarmis
Genre: Action | Adventure | Mystery | Thriller | War
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 87 minutes

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Directed By: Hans Canosa

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, bookstore owner A.J. Fikry’s (Kunal Nayyar) life is not turning out as he expected as he struggles both emotionally and financially. After his wife’s tragic death, he feels lost and left behind in the rapidly evolving world of today. As he tries to keep his store afloat, he begins to drink his sorrows away ultimately hitting rock bottom when his most prized possession, a series of Edgar Allen Poe poems, are stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, the unexpected arrival gives Fikry a new lease on life, and love, that are greater than he ever imagined.

Starring: Christina Hendricks, Lucy Hale, Kunal Nayyar, David Arquette, and Scott Foley
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Rating: PG-13 (for brief strong language, some suggestive material and thematic elements)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 105 minutes

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Directed By: Court Crandall

Studio: Quiver Distribution

Bromates

When best friends — though polar opposites — Jonesie and Sid both break up with their girlfriends at the same time, they decide to move in together in a misguided attempt to help each other through their respective breakups. Alongside their friends Angry Mike and Runway Dave, things move quickly from heartbreak to hilarity, to life, and potentially, death.

Starring: Josh Brener, Lil Rel Howery, Jessica Lowe, Flula Borg, Taryn Manning, and Rob Riggle
Genre: Comedy
Rating: R (for crude and sexual content, language throughout and some drug use)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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Directed By: Jerren Lauder

Studio: Lionsgate + Gravitas Ventures

The Inhabitant

A teenage descendant of Lizzie Borden is caught between paranoid visions and a festering schizophrenia amid a series of small-town murders.

Starring: Leslie Bibb, Dermot Mulroney, Odessa A’zion, and Lizze Broadway
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 97 minutes

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Directed By: Kestrin Pantera

Studio: IFC Films

Pretty Problems

Low cash flow + Plan B jobs + a Snooze Alarm Sex Life: Jack and Lindsey Simpson are officially stuck. But when they get invited to a Sonoma Chateau by affluent strangers, they end up on the most unhinged weekend of their lives. With the “haves”, anything goes — including their bearings on reality. Can their relationship survive this new wild west of wealth? Do they even want it to? Smash a glass, take the ride.

Starring: Britt Rentschler, Michael Tennant, J.J. Nolan, and Graham Outerbridge
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 103 minutes

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Directed By: Carlota Pereda

Studio: Magnet Releasing

Piggy

With the summer sun beating down on her rural Spanish town, Sara hides away in her parent’s butcher shop. A teenager whose excess weight makes her the target of incessant bullying, she flees a clique of capricious girls who torment her at the town pool, only to stumble upon them being brutally kidnapped by a stranger, who drives off with them in his van. When the police begin asking questions, Sara keeps quiet. Intrigued by the stranger — an interest that’s mutual — she’s torn between revealing the truth and protecting the man who saved her.

Starring: Richard Holmes, Carmen Machi, Claudia Salas, Irene Ferreiro, Camille Aguilar and Pilar Castro
Genre: Adventure | Drama | Horror | International | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Spain (Spanish)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Damien Leone

Studio: Cinedigm

Terrifier 2

After being resurrected by a sinister entity, Art the Clown returns to the timid town of Miles County where he targets a teenage girl and her younger brother on Halloween night.

Starring: Griffin Santopietro, Jenna Kanell, David Howard Thornton, Felissa Rose, and Chris Jericho
Genre: Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 138 minutes

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Directed By: Ante Novakovic

Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Sanctioning Evil

Decorated war hero Reginald Barnes gets dishonorably discharged when a soldier under his command goes rogue. His life is given new purpose when an ambitious politician recruits him for a special assignment. As the mission unfolds, Barnes starts to walk a fine line between covert military operations on civilian soil and unsanctioned retribution toward an underground criminal element, all while being tracked by an FBI agent.

Starring: Zach McGowan, Taryn Manning, Tobias Truvillion, and Tasha Lawrence
Genre: Action
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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Directed By: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken

Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Possession

While the Spanish flu epidemic is sweeping across the continent, a priest and his son return home to their family in rural Norway from missionary service in Madagascar. The priest has been tasked with deciding the location of a new church for the local mining company, which reveals itself to be on top of an old Sami burial ground. When the priest decides to have the remains dug up and removed, the dead come alive and haunt the settlers.

Starring: Jan Sælid, Eva Nergård, Tarjei Sandvik Moe, and Anna Filippa Hjarne
Genre: Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Norway (Norwegian & Saami)
Runtime: 104 minutes

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Directed By: Joseph Sorrentino

Studio: Cinedigm

MK Ultra

Based on the infamous CIA drug experiments from the early 1960s, this psychological thriller follows a brilliant psychiatrist (Anson Mount) who unknowingly becomes entangled with a dangerous government entity fixated on mind control.

Starring: Anson Mount, Jaime Ray Newman, Jason Patric, and Alon Aboutboul
Genre: Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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Directed By: Lance Kawas

Studio: Saban Films

Project Legion

Feral creatures that prey on humans have descended upon the city. A furious fight for survival begins as the outside world descends into chaos and a former Marine (UFC superstar Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone), barricaded inside his apartment, prepares to come out fighting.

Starring: Brande Roderick, Donald Cerrone, Kelly Lynn Reiter, and Chris Maher
Genre: Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Rating: R (for some language, sexuality and violence)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 90 minutes

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Directed By: Kim Hong-sun

Studio: Well Go USA Entertainment

Project Wolf Hunting

During transport from the Philippines to South Korea, a group of dangerous criminals unites to stage a coordinated escape attempt. As the jailbreak escalates into a bloody, all-out riot, the fugitives and their allies from the outside exact a brutal terror campaign against the special agents onboard the ship.

Starring: Seo In-Guk, Dong-Yoon Jang, Dong-il Sung, and Park Ho-San
Genre: Action | Crime | International | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: South Korea (Korean)
Runtime: 122 minutes

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Directed By: Cullen Douglas

Studio: Good Deed Entertainment

Billy Flanigan: The Happiest Man On Earth

The inspiring journey of Walt Disney World legend Billy Flanigan from his daunted childhood to a life free of fear, shame, and secrets all while brightening lives – one Flanigram at a time.

Starring: Billy Flanigan, Donn Lamkin, Iris Lynne Sherman, and John Scott
Genre: Documentary | Biography
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Directed By: Fabrice Éboué

Studio: Brainstorm Media

Some Like It Rare

Butchers Vincent and Sophie’s business is going under and their relationship is on the rocks. But their lives are changed forever when Vincent accidentally kills a vegan activist vandalizing their store. To get rid of the corpse, he butchers the body and Sophie accidentally sells the meat. Never has their product been more successful with their customers to the extent that they just might be tempted to kill again…

Starring: Marina Foïs, Fabrice Eboué, Jean-François Cayrey, and Lisa Do Couto Texeira
Genre: Comedy | Horror | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France (French)
Runtime: 92 minutes

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Directed By: Joseph Winter & Vanessa Winter

Studio: Shudder

Deadstream

After a public controversy left him disgraced and demonetized, a washed up internet personality tries to win back his followers by livestreaming himself spending one night alone in a haunted house. When he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life (and social relevance) as he faces off with the sinister spirit of the house and her own powerful following.

Starring: Joseph Winter, Melanie Stone, and Jason K. Wixom
Genre: Comedy | Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 87 minutes

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Directed By: Tom Malloy

Studio: Glass House Distribution

Ask Me to Dance

On a starry night, Jack and Jill separately meet a fortune teller who predicts they will meet the love of their life before the end of the year, which happens to be only five days away. The countdown begins, and both Jack and Jill go on a series of horrible and hilarious dates, each worse than the next. With a string of missed encounters and New Year’s Eve approaching, will the prophecy come true? Are these swing dance obsessed singles destined to meet and fall in love?

Starring: Briana Evigan, Tom Malloy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Joyce DeWitt, and Kurt Angle
Genre: Comedy
Rating: PG-13 (for crude sexual material and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 94 minutes

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Directed By: Adam Kalderon

Studio: Strand Releasing

The Swimmer

Erez, a rising star in the Israeli swimming scene, arrives at a godforsaken training camp held in a boarding school, where the one to win the competition gets a ticket to the Olympics. There he meets the beautiful and talented Nevo, who awakens subconscious desires in him. However, their swimming coach does not believe in friendship between competitors. Warned to stay away from Nevo, Erez is still too attracted to him. In between practices, he attempts to act upon his feelings and understands that winning a medal is less important than winning Nevo’s heart.

Starring: Omer Perelman Striks, Asaf Jonas, Ofek Nicki-Cohen, and Gal Ben Amra
Genre: Drama | International | Sport
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Israel (Hebrew, English, & Russian)
Runtime: 85 minutes

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Directed By: Clarence Fuller

Studio: Blue Fox Entertainment

Signs of Love

A young man struggling for a good life meets a deaf girl from a well-off nearby family, he suddenly sees hope for love, and a better life but only if he can escape the predicament of the streets and the influence of his older sister.

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Dylan Penn, Hopper Penn, and Wass Stevens
Genre: Drama | Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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Directed By: Cynthia Lowen

Studio: Abramorama

Battleground

Battleground is an urgently timely window into the intersection of abortion and politics in America, following three women who lead formidable anti-abortion organizations to witness the enormous influence they wield. As Roe stands on the precipice of being overturned and numerous states pass unconstitutional abortion bans, the film also depicts those on the front lines of the fierce fight to maintain access.

Starring: Terrisa Bukovinac, Marjorie Dannenfelser, Kristan Hawkins, and Alexis McGill Johnson
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 115 minutes

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Directed By: Brando Lee

Studio: Outsider Pictures

Don’t Look at the Demon

In DON’T LOOK AT THE DEMON, Brando Lee’s film based on real (banned) religious rituals, and his own personal experiences, an emotionally damaged spiritual medium leads a paranormal investigative TV crew to a haunted home in Malaysia, only to discover that the dangerous entity that dwells in the house, may have a connection to her own mysterious past.

Starring: Jordan Belfi, Ashlyn Boots, Malin Crépin, Harris Dickinson, and Fiona Dourif
Genre: Horror | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Malaysia (English)
Runtime: 96 minutes

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Directed By: Renuka Jeyapalan

Studio: Freestyle Digital Media

Stay the Night

A failed work opportunity prompts chronically single Grace to pursue a one night stand with a stranger. Turns out he’s an on-the-outs professional athlete in town with a problem of his own. Maybe they can help each other.

Starring: Andrea Bang, Joe Scarpellino, Humberly González, and Raymond Ablack
Genre: Drama | Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 94 minutes

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