JUNE 9, 2023

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Directed By: Steven Caple Jr.

Studio: Paramount Pictures

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Returning to the action and spectacle that have captured moviegoers around the world, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take audiences on a ’90s globetrotting adventure with the Autobots and introduce a whole new faction of Transformer — the Maximals — to the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons.

Starring: Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Ron Perlman, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Yeoh, Liza Koshy, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Pete Davidson, Colman Domingo, Cristo Fernández, Tongayi Chirisa, Peter Cullen, John DiMaggio, and David Sobolov
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 127 minutes


Directed By: Sam Hargrave

Studio: Netflix

Extraction 2

Chris Hemsworth returns as Tyler Rake in EXTRACTION 2, the sequel to Netflix’s blockbuster action film EXTRACTION. After barely surviving the events of the first movie, Rake is back as the Australian black ops mercenary, tasked with another deadly mission: rescuing the battered family of a ruthless Georgian gangster from the prison where they are being held.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Golshifteh Farahani, Adam Bessa, Olga Kurylenko, Daniel Bernhardt, Tinatin Dalakishvili and Idris Elba
Genre: Action | Thriller
Rating: R (for strong/bloody violence throughout and language)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 122 minutes


Directed By: Mary Harron

Studio: Magnolia Pictures


Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Mary Harron, Dalíland stars Sir Ben Kingsley as the titular Salvador Dalí, one of the most world-renowned artists of the 20th century and focuses on the later years of the strange and fascinating marriage between Dalí and his wife, Gala, as their seemingly unshakable bond begins to stress and fracture. Set in New York and Spain in 1974, the film is told through the eyes of James, a young assistant keen to make his name in the art world, who helps the eccentric and mercurial Dalí prepare for a big gallery show.

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Barbara Sukowa, Chris Briney, Rupert Graves, Alexander Beyer, Andreja Pejić, Suki Waterhouse, and Ezra Miller
Genre: Biography | Drama
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA | France | UK (English)
Runtime: 97 minutes


Directed By: Timo Vuorensola

Studio: Vertical

97 Minutes

A hijacked 767 will crash in just 97 minutes when its fuel runs out. NSA Director Hawkins prepares to have the plane shot down, leaving the fate of the innocent passengers in the hands of an undercover Interpol agent.

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, MyAnna Buring, and Jo Martin
Genre: Thriller
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA | UK | Canada (English)
Runtime: 93 minutes


Directed By: Georgia Oakley

Studio: Magnolia Pictures

Blue Jean

England, 1988 — Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government is about to pass a law stigmatizing gays and lesbians, forcing Jean, a gym teacher, to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new girl at school catalyzes a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core.

Starring: Rosy McEwen, Kerrie Hayes and Lucy Halliday
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: TV-MA
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 97 minutes


Directed by: Bomani J. Story

Studio: Allblk + Shudder + RLJE Films

The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster

Vicaria is a brilliant teenager who believes death is a disease that can be cured. After the brutal and sudden murder of her brother, she embarks on a dangerous journey to bring him back to life. Inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, THE ANGRY BLACK GIRL AND HER MONSTER thematically challenges our ideas of life and death. Bomani J. Story, the film’s writer and director, crafts a thrilling tale about a family that, despite the terrors of systemic pressure, will survive and be reborn again.

Starring: Laya DeLeon Hayes, Denzel Whitaker, Chad Coleman, Reilly Brooke Stith, Keith Sean Holliday, Amani Summer Boyles, and Edem Atsu-Swanzy
Genre: Drama | Fantasy | Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 91 minutes


Directed by: Thomas J. Churchill

Studio: Lionsgate


After several thrill-seeking teens go missing, Detective Bobbie Briggs investigates the lone survivor and her incredible tale of Devilreaux, an undead, shovel-wielding monster seeking revenge for murders committed long ago. Now, Briggs must visit the legend’s abandoned farmhouse to confront Devilreaux himself –and try to survive his vengeful, razor-sharp shovel.

Starring: Tony Todd, Meghan Carrasquillo, Sheri Davis, Mike Ferguson, and Jon Briddell
Genre: Horror | Thriller
Rating: R (for bloody violence)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 94 minutes


Directed by: Joshua Caldwell

Studio: Blue Fox Entertainment

Mending the Line

A Marine wounded in Afghanistan returns to a VA hospital in Montana where he meets a Vietnam vet who teaches him fly fishing as a means to coming to terms with his physical and emotional trauma.

Starring: Brian Cox, Perry Mattfeld, Sinqua Walls, Patricia Heaton, and Wes Studi
Genre: Drama
Rating: R (for language and some violent images)
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 122 minutes


Directed by: Natalia Almada

Studio: Icarus Films


A mother wonders: Will my children grow to love their perfect machines more than they love me? Intimate in scope and epic in scale, director Natalia Almada embarks on a cinematic journey into an invisible realm, where it is taken for granted that technological progress will always inspire social progress, and that ever-smarter machines will make humankind ever better. Constructed from stunning, immaculately rendered images and featuring a score performed by the Kronos Quartet, Users is an immersive journey into the heart of our changing relationship to the natural world.

Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA | Mexico (English)
Runtime: 81 minutes


Directed by: Pietro Marcello

Studio: Kino Lorber


The emancipation of a woman over twenty years, between 1919 and 1939, a time of great inventions and great dreams.

Starring: Raphaël Thierry, Juliette Jouan, Louis Garrel, Noémie Lvovsky, Ernst Umhauer, François Négret and Yolande Moreau
Genre: Drama | History | International | Romance
Rating: Not Rated
Country: France | Italy | Germany (French)
Runtime: 100 minutes


Directed by: Vadim Perelman

Studio: Cohen Media Group

Persian Lessons

A young Jewish man in a concentration camp has his life saved when executioners realize he owns a Persian book. Brought before a camp officer who wants to learn Farsi, Gilles agrees to teach him despite not knowing a word of the language.

Starring: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Lars Eidinger, Jonas Nay, David Schütter, and Alexander Beyer
Genre: Drama | International | War
Rating: Not Rated
Country: Russia | Germany | Belarus (German, French, Italian, English, & Persian)
Runtime: 127 minutes


Directed by: Hong Sung-eun

Studio: Film Movement


A solitary woman re-evaluates her isolated existence after her neighbor dies alone in his apartment.

Starring: Gong Seung-yeon with Jeong Da-eun, Seo Hyun-woo, Park Jeong-hak
Genre: Drama | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: South Korea (Korean)
Runtime: 91 minutes


Directed by: Darren Foster

Studio: Max

American Pain

A jaw-dropping true crime documentary, American Pain tells the story of twin brothers and bodybuilders Chris and Jeff George, who operated a franchise of pain clinics in Florida where they handed out pain pills like candy. The brothers haul in trash bags full of cash each day as their business grows, to the point that lines of people wrap around the block and busloads of new patients arrive from surrounding states daily.

Starring: Chris George and Jeff George
Genre: Documentary | Sport
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 106 minutes


Directed By: Sean Claffey

Studio: Giant Pictures


In recent decades as productivity has increased, compensation for the American worker has not. Politicians on both sides of the aisle have created a protection racket for the rich, impeding unionization in the process. Despite these challenges, two workers lead a movement to unionize for the first time at one of the world’s largest companies, setting up a true David vs. Goliath story.

Starring: Marty Walsh, Kurt Andersen, Mike Buchman, Jenny DePaul, Christian Smalls, and Art Cullen
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 96 minutes


Directed By: Matt Drummond

Studio: Saban Films

The Secret Kingdom

Hidden beneath their bedroom floor lies a land of enchantment, which must be protected from an ancient enemy — the evil Shroud. As they embark on their quest to unite five mystical treasures and save the Kingdom, Peter and Verity must face epic challenges that will test their bravery to the limit.

Starring: Alyla Browne, Alice Parkinson, Sam Everingham, Beth Champion, and Christopher Gabardi
Genre: Adventure | Family | International
Rating: PG (for action/peril and thematic elements)
Country: Australia (English)
Runtime: 98 minutes


Directed By: Ted Geoghegan

Studio: Shudder

Brooklyn 45

Friday, December 27, 1945. Five military veterans gather in the ornate parlor of a Brooklyn brownstone. Best friends since childhood, they’ve reunited to support their troubled host — but when his invitation for cocktails turns into an impromptu séance, the metaphoric ghosts of their past become all-too-literal. Trapped in their host’s lounge, the Greatest Generation now finds themselves put to one final test… with their only route to freedom being more bloodshed.

Starring: Anne Ramsay, Ron E. Rains, Jeremy Holm, and Ezra Buzzington
Genre: Drama | History | Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 92 minutes


Directed By: Sean Patrick O’Reilly

Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Heroes of the Golden Mask

Charlie, a wise-cracking, homeless, American orphan is magically transported to the ancient Chinese kingdom of Sanxingdui, where a colorful team of superheroes need his help to defend the city from a brutal conqueror. Charlie joins the heroes, and secretly schemes to steal the priceless golden masks that grant them their powers.

Starring: Ron Perlman, Christopher Plummer, Patton Oswaltm Natasha Liu Bordizzo, and Byron Mann
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Rating: Not Rated
Country: USA (English)
Runtime: 82 minutes


Directed By: Anton Corbijn

Studio: Utopia

Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis)

Celebrated photographer, creative director and filmmaker Anton Corbijn’s first feature documentary SQUARING THE CIRCLE (THE STORY OF HIPGNOSIS) tells the story of Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey “Po” Powell, the creative geniuses behind the iconic album art design studio, Hipgnosis, responsible for some of the most recognizable album covers of all time.

Starring: Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Noel Gallagher, David Gilmour, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant
Genre: Documentary | International
Rating: Not Rated
Country: UK (English)
Runtime: 101 minutes


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