Knights of the Zodiac – Movie- (PG-13) Fantasy, Adventure, Action Based on the international anime sensation, Knights of the Zodiac brings the Saint Seiya saga to the big screen in live action for the first time. Seiya, a headstrong street teen, spends his time fighting for cash while he searches for his abducted sister. When one of his fights unwittingly taps into mystical powers, he never knew he had, Seiya finds himself thrust into a world of warring saints, ancient magical training and a reincarnated goddess who needs his protection. If he is to survive, he will need to embrace his destiny and sacrifice everything to take his rightful place among the Knights of the Zodiac.
Haiku Tunnel – Movie-(R) Comedy When young, funny temporary worker Josh Kornbluth accepts an offer to go perm at a popular San Francisco law office, his carefully unstructured, ambivalent, commitment-phobic lifestyle begins to unravel. Unable to complete the simple task of mailing seventeen high-priority letters for his boss, Josh suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his unusually chipper co-workers and his inability to deal! Soon, when Josh’s morning alarm rings, it is time for him to get up and ‘fess up. Haiku Tunnel is a hilarious, super-entertaining comedy about one man’s struggle to survive the 9 to 5.
Guardians Of the Galaxy – Movie (PG-13) Sci-fi, Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Comedy After acquiring Knowhere from the Collector, we find the Guardians working to repair the extreme damage done by Thanos-determined to make Knowhere a haven, not only for themselves, but for all refugees displaced by the harsh universe. But it is not long before their lives are upended by the echoes of Rocket’s turbulent past. Peter Quill, still reeling from the loss of Gamora, must rally his team around him on a dangerous mission to save Rocket’s life-a mission that, if not completed successfully, could quite possibly lead to the end of the Guardians as we know them.
The Flash– Movie (PG-13) Action, Adventure, Fantasy Worlds collide in “The Flash” when Barry uses his superpowers to travel back in time to change the events of the past. But when his attempt to save his family inadvertently alters the future, Barry becomes trapped in a reality in which General Zod has returned, threatening annihilation, and there are no Superheroes to turn to. That is, unless Barry can coax a quite different Batman out of retirement and rescue an imprisoned Kryptonian… albeit not the one he is looking for. To save the world that he is in and return to the future that he knows, Barry’s only hope is to race for his life. But will making the ultimate sacrifice be enough to reset the universe?
About My Father – Movie (PG-13) Comedy The film centers around Sebastian who is encouraged by his fiancée to bring his immigrant, hairdresser father, Salvo to a weekend get-together with her super-rich and exceedingly eccentric family. The weekend develops into what can only be described as a culture clash, leaving Sebastian and Salvo to discover that the great thing about family is everything about family.
Renfield– Movie (R) Horror, Action, Comedy, Fantasy In this modern monster tale of Dracula’s loyal servant, Nicholas Hoult stars as Renfield, the tortured aide to history’s most narcissistic boss, Dracula. Renfield is forced to procure his master’s prey and do his every bidding, no matter how debased. But now, after centuries of servitude, Renfield is ready to see if there is a life outside the shadow of The Prince of Darkness. If only he can figure out how to end his codependency.
The Pope’s Exorcist – Movie (R) Horror, Mystery & Thriller Inspired by the actual files of Father Gabriele Amorth, Chief Exorcist of the Vatican, The Pope’s Exorcist follows Amorth as he investigates a young boy’s terrifying possession and ends up uncovering a centuries-old conspiracy the Vatican has desperately tried to keep hidden.
The Meg – Movie (PG-13) Sci-fi, Mystery, Thriller, Action & Adventure Previously thought to be extinct, a massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific. With time running out, a visionary oceanographer recruits rescue diver Jonas Taylor to save the crew and the sea itself from an unimaginable threat–a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon.
Love Again – Movie (PG-13) Romance, Comedy What if a random text message led to the love of your life? In this romantic comedy, dealing with the loss of her fiancé, Mira Ray sends a series of romantic texts to his old cell phone number…not realizing the number was reassigned to Rob Burns’ new work phone. A journalist, Rob is captivated by the honesty in the beautifully confessional texts. When he is assigned to write a profile of megastar Celine Dion (playing herself in her first film role), he enlists her help in figuring out how to meet Mira in person…and win her heart.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie (PG) Kids & Family, Comedy, Adventure, Animation—The movie tells the story of two Brooklyn plumbers who are brothers and best friends: Mario, the brave one with the “let’s-a go” attitude, and the perpetually anxious Luigi, who would prefer to go nowhere. We open with the Super Mario Brothers reckoning with their struggling plumbing business and wind up in a whirlwind adventure through the Mushroom Kingdom. Through their journey, we meet a cast of familiar, lovable characters, ultimately uniting together to defeat the power-hungry villain, Bowser. The Super Mario Bros. Movie takes what millions of gamers worldwide have loved for thirty-five years and levels it up to a new and breathtaking cinematic experience.
Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre – Movie (R) Action, Comedy, Mystery & thriller Super spy Orson Fortune must track down and stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology wielded by billionaire arm-s broker Greg Simmonds. Reluctantly teamed with some of the world’s best operatives, Fortune and his crew recruit Hollywood’s biggest movie star Danny Francesco to help them on their globe-trotting undercover mission to save the world
Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant – – Movie (R)–War, Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery & Thriller Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant follows US Army Sergeant John Kinley and Afghan interpreter Ahmed. After an ambush, Ahmed goes to Herculean lengths to save Kinley’s life. When Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given safe passage to America as promised, he must repay his debt by returning to the war zone to retrieve them before the Taliban hunts them down first.
EIGHTY FOR BRADY – MOVIE (R) –Drama, Sports–80 FOR BRADY is inspired by the true story of four best friends living life to the fullest when they take a wild trip to the 2017 Super Bowl LI to see their hero Tom Brady play.
Creed III – Movie- (PG-13) Action, Drama After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damian, resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. The face-off between former friends is more than just a fight. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle Damian–a fighter who has nothing to lose.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – Movie- (PG-13) Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy Super-Hero partners Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne return to continue their adventures as Ant-Man and the Wasp. Together, with Hope’s parents Janet van Dyne and Hank Pym, and Scott’s daughter Cassie Lang, the family finds themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that will push them beyond the limits of what they thought possible.
DRAMA–Rural Ireland, 1981. Nine-year-old Cait (Catherine Clinch) is sent away from her overcrowded, dysfunctional family to live with foster parents for the summer. Quietly struggling at school and at home, she has learned to hide in plain sight from those around her. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one painful truth. A remarkable debut for writer-director Colm Bairéad, The Quiet Girl offers a deceptively simple reminder that the smallest stories can leave a large emotional impact.
HISTORY, DRAMA, COMEDY–In this inspiring true story, amateur historian Philippa Langley (Sally Hawkins) believes she has made the archeological find of the century: the lost burial site of King Richard III (Harry Lloyd), presumed scattered over 500 years before. The site is discovered under a parking lot in Leicester in 2012. Philippa’s passion and unrelenting research were met with skepticism by the academic establishment. She takes on Britain’s most eminent historians, forcing them to rethink the legacy of one of the most controversial rulers in English history. Directed by Stephen Frears and also stars Richard Buckley, John Ashdown-Hill, and Jessica Hardwick.
DRAMA, LGBTQ+, SPORTS, ROMANCE–Minute for minute, you won’t find a more romantic gay film this year than British rugby drama IN FROM THE SIDE, a surprisingly moving sports-team story slathered in sweat, streaked with mud, and dripping with sensuality. As a “B Squad” of gay athletes tries to overcome inexperience and push past rivalries to score an elusive win, a secret affair simmers among them. Mark (puppy-eyed Alexander Lincoln) finds himself unable to avoid the blazing appeal of teammate Warren (Alexander King), with his cocky attitude and emotional unavailability.
Action, Adventure, Fantasy–Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the ancient gods–and imprisoned just as quickly–Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world. Hawksman (Aldis Hodge), Atom Smashser (Noah Centineo), Isis (Sarah Shahi)
STRANGE WORLD– Children’s MOVIES (PG)Kids & Family, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Action – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ original action-packed adventure “Strange World” introduces a legendary family of explorers, the Clades, as they attempt to navigate an uncharted, treacherous land alongside a motley crew that includes a mischievous blob, a three-legged dog and a slew of ravenous creatures. Voices: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid, Alan Tudyk, Jaboukie Young-White, Gabrielle Union, Lucy Lu.
Drama–Based on actual events. In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling their reality with their faith. Based on the novel by Miriam Toews. Starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand…Screenplay and director: Sarah Polley.
Drama–based on true events. A profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s (Danielle Deadwyler) relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till (Jalyln Hall), who, in 1955, was brutally lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie’s poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother’s ability to change the world. Also starring Frankie Faison, Whoopie Goldberg, Haley Bennett, and Jayme Lawson.
Drama, Romance Based on a true story. Directed by Denzel Washington and starred Michael B. Jordan with a screenplay by Virgil Williams. First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq, begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. At home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the film is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.
Comedy Drama–Inspired by the remarkable true story of retiree Jerry Selbee (Brian Cranston), who discovers a mathematical loophole in the Massachusetts lottery and, with the help of his wife, Marge (Annette Benning), win millions and uses the money on an exciting spending spree with the goal to revive their small Michigan town. But when a selfish college student cheats the system, Jerry must find a way to make the game fair for all.
Drama–Young Sammy Fabelman falls in love with movies after his parents take him to see “The Greatest Show on Earth.” Armed with a camera, Sammy starts to make his own films at home, much to the delight of his supportive mother. It is also a deeply personal portrait of 20th Century American childhood, a coming-of-age story about a young man’s discovery of a shattering family secret and an exploration of the power of movies to help us see the truth about each other and ourselves. Inspired by Spielberg’s own childhood, The Fabelmans is written by Spielberg and Tony Kushner, starring Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Seth Rogan, and Gabriel LaBelle.
Romance, Drama–Set in an English seaside town in the early 1980s, EMPIRE OF LIGHT is a powerful and poignant story about human connection and the magic of cinema, from Academy Award®-winning director Sam Mendes, with Olivia Colman, Michael Ward, Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Crystal Clarke, and Tanya Moodie.
War, History, Drama, Action–An aerial war epic based on the bestselling book of the same name, tells the harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen. (Jonathan Majors) and Glen Powell (Top Gun: Maverick) star in the epic and inspirational true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots who helped turn the tide in the most brutal battle in the Korean War: Jesse Brown, the first Black aviator in Navy history and his fellow fighter pilot and friend, Tom Hudner. Their heroic sacrifices and enduring friendship would ultimately make them the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen.
Action, Adventure, Fantasy–From Marvel Studios, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba) fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.
BLU RAY, DVD OSCAR NOMINEE –Drama–Based on actual events. From Director-Writer-Producer Todd Field comes TAR, starring Cate Blanchett as the iconic musician, Lydia Tar, groundbreaking conductor of a major German Orchestra. We meet Tár at the height of her career, as she’s preparing both a book launch and much-anticipated live performance of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. Over the ensuing weeks her life begins to unravel in a singularly modern way. The result is a searing examination of power, and its impact and durability in today’s society. Also starring Noemie Merlant, Nina Hoss, Sophie Kauer, Mark Strong and Julian Glover.
Drama –The remarkable true story based on the bombshell New York Times investigation, of how reporters Megan Twohey (Carey Mulligan) and Jodi Kantor (Zoe Kazan) went from underdogs to inspirations, shattering the silence surrounding sexual assault in Hollywood. Determined to expose the truth many fear to tell, Megan and Jodi’s partnership shakes up the system, empowering courageous women to retake their strength through stories of survival in this extraordinary film from director Maria Schrader, featuring captivating performances by Patricia Clarkson, Andre Braugher, Jennifer Ehle, Samantha Morton, Angela Yeoh and Ashley Judd, among others.
Growing up in the roaring 1920’s, young cousins Linda Radlett and Fanny Logan defy all expectations by diving headlong into every experience that life–and love–has to offer. Headstrong Linda wants the perfect romance. And book-smart Fanny longs for something more solid. As their lives take different paths, will they ever find Mr. Right? And how will they know true love when they find it? Presenting a world full of glamour, privilege, and unfettered British eccentricity. But underneath the exuberance are deep emotional truths, and a manifesto for how to live life fearlessly while relishing all of its absurdities. An adaptation based on the novel by Nancy Mitford. BOOK TO MOVIE
ROMANCE, COMEDY- When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite (Zawe Ashton) is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm (Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù). Feeling humiliated and determined to exact revenge, she convinces her friend Selina Dalton (Freida Pinto) to play the role of his ideal match. Soon, Mr. Malcolm wonders whether he’s found the perfect woman…or the perfect hoax.
Based on the true story of Nate Gibson, a young man whose life is turned upside down after he suffers a near-fatal illness and is left a quadriplegic. Moving forward seems near impossible until he meets his unlikely service animal, Gigi — a curious and intelligent capuchin monkey. Although she is trained to assist Nate with his basic needs, Gigi helps Nate find what he needs most of all: hope.
COMEDY – Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in the 1920s, lifelong friends Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson), find themselves at an impasse when Colm unexpectedly puts an end to their friendship. A stunned Pádraic, his sister Siobhán (Kerry Condon), and islander Dominic (Barry Keoghan) endeavor to repair the relationship, refusing to take no for an answer. But Pádraic’s repeated efforts only strengthen his former friend’s resolve and when Colm delivers a desperate ultimatum, events swiftly escalate, with shocking consequences.
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.Cast of voices includes: Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky Gervais, Mel Brooks, George Takei and others.
DC LEAGUE OF SUPER PETS – CHILDREN’S MOVIE (PG) Kids and Family, comedy, action, adventure, animation. Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack–Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle, and Chip the squirrel–to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the Justice League. The cast of Voices includes Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, and others.
The Perfect Adrenaline Rush! After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot. Yet, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past when he returns to TOP GUN to train a group of elite graduates and comes face-to-face with Lt. Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of his late friend and wingman, Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose”. Bitter rivalries ignite as the pilots prepare for a specialized mission, which will require the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.
THE CRITERION COLLECTION – Phil Burbank (Cumberbatch) is brutally beguiling. All of Phil’s romance, power, and fragility are trapped in the past and in the land: He can castrate a bull calf efficiently; he swims naked in the river, smearing himself with mud. He is a cowboy as raw as his hides. In 1925, the Burbank brothers, wealthy ranchers in Montana, are on their way to market, the brothers meet Rose (Kirsten Dunst), a widowed proprietress, and her son Peter (Kodi Smit-McPhee). Phil is so cruel he drives them both to tears. His brother George (Jesse Plemons) comforts Rose and then returns to marry her. Phil swings between fury and cunning, taunting Rose in an eerie matter. He mocks her son more overtly but then appears to take the boy under his wing. Is this plot twisting further into menace?
DVD and BLU RAY – 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…and he’s got to figure out how to get off. From the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch, the end of the line is only the beginning of a wild, non-stop thrill ride through modern-day Japan.
Green lights dance across a star-filled sky, and snowflakes sparkle on the trees. It is little wonder Lapland is famous as a realm of elves and flying reindeer, the magical home of Santa Claus. This northernmost region of mainland Europe, however, is a real place, with real animals such as reindeer, Great Gray owls, wolverines, eagles, wolves, musk oxen, and Brown bears who live out their lives in the tundra and forest. Narrator: Scott Brick. Author: Matt Hamilton. Producer: Bill Murphy. (Holiday)
Join Simon Callow as he uncovers the origins of Silent Night, from the Austrian village of Oberndorf to the city of Salzburg, the birthplace of the world’s favorite carol. Two impoverished children, Joseph Mohr, and Franz Gruber met one day in a country church, where they united Gruber’s music and Mohrs’ text into this classic carol about the birth of a third poor boy on a quiet night in ancient Palestine. (Holiday)
Holiday, Romance. A restauranteur, Christina Rossi (Mia Kirshner) receives a DNA test revealing that she’s Jewish. The discovery leads her to a new family and an unlikely romance over eight nights. Also starring Ben Savage and Marilu Henner. (Holiday)
Holiday, Comedy, Romance. An anonymous suitor sends optometrist Sara (Inbar Lavi) a gift for each night of Hanukkah. On her journey to find her secret admirer, she teaches her one true love might be someone she never expected. (Holiday)
Holiday, Comedy, Animation. Davey Stone (Adam Sandler), a 33-year-old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far. In keeping with the holiday spirit, the judge gives Davey one last chance at redemption–spend the holiday performing community service as the assistant referee for the youth basketball league or go to jail. Davey thinks he’s gotten off easy until he meets Whitey Duvall, the eccentric, elf-like head referee. (Holiday)
Kids & Family, Comedy, Fantasy. Lily (Sheri Moon Zombie) is a typical 150-year-old lovelorn vampire who’s looking for the man of her nightmares–until she lays her eyes on Herman (Jeff Daniel Phillips), a 7-foot-tall green experiment with a heart of gold. It’s love at first shock as these two ghouls fall fangs over feet for each other in a Transylvanian romance. Unfortunately, it’s not all smooth sailing in the cemetery as Lily’s father has other plans for his beloved daughter’s future, and they don’t involve her new bumbling beau.
-Reimagining Roald Dahl’s beloved story for a modern audience, Robert Zemeckis’s visually innovative film tells the darkly humorous and heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy (Jahzir Bruno) who, in late 1967, goes to live with his loving Grandma (Octavia Spencer) in rural Demopolis, Alabama. The boy and his grandmother come across some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, so Grandma wisely whisks our young hero away to an opulent seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world’s Grand High Witch (Anne Hathaway) has gathered her fellow cronies from around the globe–undercover–to carry out her nefarious plans.
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.
Street-smart thief Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) is recruited by seasoned treasure hunter Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) to recover a fortune lost by Ferdinand Magellan 500 years ago. What starts as a heist job for the duo becomes a globe-trotting, white-knuckle race to reach the prize before the ruthless Moncada (Antonio Banderas), who believes he and his family are the rightful heirs. If Nate and Sully can decipher the clues and solve one of the world’s oldest mysteries, they stand to find $5 billion in treasure and perhaps even Nate’s long-lost brother…but only if they can learn to work together.
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy—Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced–a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi), and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who–to Thor’s surprise–inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher’s vengeance and stop him before it is too late.
Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Drama–From writer Graham Moore comes this gripping and masterful thriller. Leonard (Mark Rylance), a master English tailor who’s ended up in Chicago, operates a corner tailor shop with his assistant, Mable (Zoey Deutch), where he makes beautiful clothes for the only people around who can afford them: a family of vicious gangsters. One night, two killers (Dylan O’Brien, and Johnny Flynn) knock on his door in need of a favor–And Leonard is thrust onto the board in a deadly game of deception and murder. Can an expert tailor outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night?
Comedy, Drama, Romance–In partnership with the House of Dior, this ‘book to the movie tells the 1950s London story of the widowed cleaning lady, Mrs. Harris (Leslie Manville) 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. She leaves behind her best friends Violet (Ellen Thomas) and Archie (Jason Isaacs) who make her daily life complete, and ventures into the unknown Haute Couture world of Paris. Charming everyone she meets with her irrepressible straightforward ways, from model to accountant to Christian Dior himself, Mrs. Harris dares to follow her dreams.
On a warm spring day in 1924, housemaid and foundling Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Her employers, Mr. and Mrs. Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman), are out and she has the rare chance to spend quality time with her secret lover. Paul (Josh O’Connor) is the boy from the manor house nearby, Jane’s long-term love despite the fact that he’s engaged to be married to another woman, a childhood friend, and the daughter of his parent’s friends. But events that neither can foresee will change the course of Jane’s life forever.
It’s time to get All Shook Up. The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler is awesome!), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks is evil!). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of his family and small town, the evolving cultural landscape, and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).
CHILDREN’S MOVIE (PG) Kids & Family, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy – The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for the next adventure! After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globetrotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.
CHILDREN’S MOVIE (NR)-Kids & Family, Comedy, Adventure, Animation – Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru is just a 12-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement. When the infamous supervillain group, the Vicious 6, ousts their leader, Gru attempts to join their ranks, but soon finds himself their mortal enemy. With Gru on the run, the Minions attempt to learn martial arts to help save him, and Gru discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends. Packed with subversive humor with more action than any previous Despicable film yet! Watch with your parents for a really FUN Family Night!
Documentary, Health & Wellness – CHINESE with English Subtitles. When the city of Wuhan, China locked down at the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was nearly impossible to get a clear sense of what was happening. But award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) and a group of intrepid videographers were able to document life at the epicenter. In a time when the world needs greater cross-cultural understanding, WUHAN WUHAN is an invaluable depiction of a metropolis joining together to overcome a crisis.
Dylan D’Haeze, a 13-year-old filmmaker from the San Juan Islands decided to find out: “what happens when you throw away plastic?” He followed plastic trash to where it ended up–with some surprising results! Did you know you might be eating plastic for dinner tonight? “Ewww” Features conversations with some of the top minds in the field, including the EPA, the Surface Foundation, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and more, the powerful message delivered by knowing plastics are forever is cultivating a new generation of involvement–with special screenings and discussions at institutions and cities around the world. See how kids and adults can help make a difference in a world that is increasingly dependent on plastic. Kids CAN save our Planet!
Documentary, Kids & Family, Fantasy. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson join filmmaker Chris Columbus and other esteemed cast members across all eight Harry Potter films as they travel back to Hogwarts for the first time to celebrate the anniversary of the franchise’s first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which premiered 20 years ago. The retrospective special tells an enchanting making-of story through all-new in-depth interviews and cast conversations, inviting fans on a magical first-person journey through one of the most beloved film franchises of all time
AHED’s KNEE – FOREIGN MOVIE (NR) HEBREW with English Subtitles –A celebrated Israeli filmmaker named Y arrives in a remote desert village to present one of his films at a local library. Struggling to cope with the recent news of his mother’s terminal illness, he is pushed into a spiral of rage when the host of the screening, a government employee, asks him to sign a form placing restrictions on what he can say at the film’s Q&A. Told over the course of one day, the film depicts Y as he battles against the loss of freedom in his country and the fear of losing his mother.
Adventure, Mystery & Thriller – Orphaned at a young age, Elizabeth Willoughby (Natalie Cox) inherited her family estate. Now an Ancient Civilization Professor at University, Willoughby receives a call from an old family friend asking her to investigate a series of hauntings at her antique bookshop. Moonlighting as a local sleuth, she must solve this mystery for her friend. This stylish whodunit features Kelsey Grammer.
Action, Mystery, Thriller – Alex Lewis (Liam Neeson), an expert assassin is caught in a moral quagmire. Refusing to complete a job that violates his code, he must quickly hunt and take down the people who hired him before they and FBI agent Vincent Serra (Guy Pearce) find him first. Alex is built for revenge, but with a memory that is beginning to falter, he is forced to question his every action, blurring the line between right and wrong. His mind may be fading, but his conscience is clear!
Romance, Comedy, Action, Adventure. Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan, Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) who hopes she can lead him to an ancient city’s lost treasure from her latest story. Determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, Alan (Channing Tatum) sets off to rescue her.
Action, Mystery, Thriller – After Will Spann’s (Gerard Butler) wife, Lisa (Jamie Alexander), suddenly vanishes at a gas station, his desperate search to find her leads him down a dark path that forces him to run from authorities and take the law into his own hands.
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Mystery & Thriller Two worlds collide as the epic saga that began with Jurassic Park comes full circle in this film. Four years after Isla Nublar’s destruction, dinosaurs roam the Earth again. Facing the cataclysmic consequences of a planet once again dominated by prehistoric predators, two generations of Jurassic heroes unite as doctors Eliie Sattler (Laura Dern), Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), and Alan Grant (Sam Neill) return to join Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) for an incredible adventure that will determine the destiny of humans and dinosaurs once and for all.
Family Movie When their pastor encourages the congregation to sign-up for a week away at family camp, Grace (Leigh-Allyn Baker) believes she’s found the perfect cure for her imperfect clan–even if they’d all rather be anywhere but at rustic Camp Katokwah. The first feature film from The Skit Guys–Tommy Woodard and Eddie James–FAMILY CAMP is a laugh-out-loud comedy that is sure to touch the hearts and tickle the funny bones of every family member from eight to eighty.
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE – MOVIE (R) –Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh), a flustered immigrant mother, is contacted from a parallel universe and told that only she can save the world. The unlikely hero must learn to channel her newfound powers and fight through the splintering timelines of the multiverse to save her home, her family, and herself in this big-hearted and irreverent adventure. With Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, Jenny Slate, Harry Shum jr., James Hong, and Jamie Lee Curtis.
Never have there been five friends as infamous as The Bad Guys–Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula. After years of countless heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, the gang is finally caught. Mr. Wolf brokers a deal to keep them out of prison and the Bad Guys set out to fool the world into believing they’ve gone good. Packed with huge laughs and edgy action, being bad has never been so fun in this action-comedy from DreamWorks Animation, starring Awkwafina, Richard Ayoade, Zazie Beetz, Alex Borstein, Marc Maron and based on the best-selling Scholastic book series by Aaron Blabey, in the graphic novels children’s book section.
LUNANA: A YAK IN THE CLASSROOM –(NR) OSCAR NOMINEE DZONGKHA with ENGLISH SUBTITLES. A young teacher in modern Bhutan, Ugyen Dorji (Sherab Dorji) shirks his duties while planning to go to Australia to become a singer. As a reprimand, his superior sends him to the most remote school in the world, in a village called Lunana, to complete his service. He finds himself exiled from the westernized comforts after an arduous eight-day trek just to get there. Then he finds no electricity, no textbooks, not even a blackboard. Though poor, the villagers extend a warm welcome to their new teacher, but he faces the daunting task of teaching the village children without supplies. Wanting to quit, he learns of the hardships in the villagers’ lives and begins to be transformed through their amazing spiritual strength.
Join ‘The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson on an intimate journey through his legendary career as he reminisces with Rolling Stone editor and longtime friend, Jason Fine. Featuring a new song written and performed by Wilson and interviews with Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Nick Jonas, Linda Perry, Jim James, Gustavo Dudamel and Al Jardine.
Chinese with English Subtitles–An impressionistic exploration of the pursuit of wealth and the paradox of progress in the People’s Republic of China, Ascension examines what living the so-called “Chinese Dream” looks like today. Observations of Labor, Consumerism and Wealth, and exploring the aspiration that drives today’s People’s Republic of China, the film plunges into universal paradoxes of economic progress.
From visionary filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro, director and writer comes this noir-style psychological thriller starring Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett. When a manipulative carnival man (Cooper) teams with an equally deceptive psychiatrist (Blanchett) to grift the wealthy in 1940’s New York society, he learns that his new partner in crime might be his most formidable opponent yet. Book to film based on Willian Lindsay Gresham’s 1946 novel.
Write your wrongs!Celebrated novelist Alice Hughes (Meryl Streep) boards an ocean liner with her two best friends from college Roberta and Susan (Candice Bergen & Dianne Weist) to have some fun and heal old wounds, while her Nephew Tyler (Lucas Hedges)–who tags along to “wrangle the ladies” i.e.: look after them and Alice’s literary Agent Karen (Gemma Chan) who is desperate to find out about her next book–and Tyler falls for an alluring stowaway Mika (Saskia Larsen).
Based on a true story, this unflinchingly honest, funny and uplifting story is about finding purpose in a most unexpected place. After surviving a terrible motorcycle accident, Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) wonders if he can use his second chance to help others find their way–and leads this former amateur boxer to the surprising realization that he is meant to be a priest. Despite a devastating health crisis and the skepticism of church officials and his estranged parents (Mel Gibson & Jacki Weaver), Stu pursues his vocation with courage and compassion, inspiring not only those closest to him, but countless others along the way.
Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches, and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with the stakes so high, how long can Dumbledore remain on the sidelines?
Based on a true story: In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government invested more in care for the elderly–he had long campaigned for pensioners to receive free television. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later did the full story emerge–Kempton had spun a web of lies. The only truth was that he was a good man, determined to change the world and save his marriage–and is a wonderfully uplifting tale.
THE CRITERION COLLECTION JAPANESE with English Subtitles.Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima), a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There, he meets Misaki Watari (Toko Miura), a taciturn young woman assigned by the festival to chauffeur him in his beloved red Saab 900. Tensions mount as the production’s premiere approaches. Painful truths raised from his past, allows Yusuke to begin to face the haunting mysteries his wife left behind. A haunting road movie traveling a path of love, loss, acceptance, and peace. Winner of three prizes at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
The much anticipate cinematic return of Downton Abbey follows the Crawleys and their staff as they welcome a movie crew and their glamorous stars to Downton for the filming of a new silent movie, while other members of the family go on a great adventure to a villa in the south of France to uncover a mystery about the Dowager Countess and her past. Packed full of exuberant moments, excitement and humor, tears of joy and sadness and new beginnings for all your favorite characters.
The thrilling sequel to the break-out hit. Blind veteren Norman Nordstrom (Stephen Lang) has been hiding out for several years in an isolated cabin returns. He lives with young Phoenix (Madelyn Grace) and has recreated the family stolen from him by a drunk driver. Their quiet life together is shattered by a group of unseemly criminals kidnaps her. Norman is forced Norman to tap into even darker and more creative instincts in an effort to save her.
Trust, identity and the danger of unchecked power push a covert operative to the edge in Mark Williams’ intense action thriller. Travis Block (Liam Neeson) lives and fights in the shadows. A freelance government “fixer”, Block is a dangerous man whose assignments have included extracting agents out of deep-cover situations. When Block discovers a shadowy program called Operation Unity is striking down ordinary citizens for reasons known only to Block’s boss, FBI chief Rovinson (Aidan Quinn), he enlists the help of a journalist (Raver-Lampman), but his past and present collide when his family is threatened. Block needs to rescue his loved ones and expose the truth…Nothing and no one is safe when secrets are hidden…and they’re gonna need more men!
HINDI with English Subtitles -In Uttar Pradesh in northern India, a fearless group of journalists maintains the country’s only women-led news outlet. Reporting from an environment where people are divided by gender and social caste, the team at Khabar Lahariya (Waves of News)–Dalit women from the lowest rung of India’s caste system–begin to shift the newspaper from print to digital. Armed with new smartphones, Chief Reporter Meera and her fellow investigative journalists confront the biggest social and political issues in India today, providing a voice for members of society who have long been voiceless. Timely and Inspiring documentary!
SUMMER OF SOUL (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) DOCUMENTARY–(NR) OSCAR WINNER A Must-See Film! Debuting filmmaker Ahmir Thompson presents a powerful and transporting part music film, part historical record documentary. Created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture, and fashion. Over the course of six weeks in summer 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, NY, the Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). The footage was largely forgotten, until now. Shining a light on the importance of history to our spiritual well-being and standing as a testament to the healing power of music during times of unrest, both past, and present. A Must See Film!
Survivors, observers, and expert government officials recount the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, NY, initiated by inmates demanding better living conditions. A maximum-security prison, it was the site of the famous prison riot, a violent five-day standoff between mostly Black and Latino, and law enforcement gripped America. Also known as the Attica Prison Rebellion, the Attica Uprising, or the Attica Prison Massacre, it highlighted the urgent need for prison reform, then and now; still an ongoing need 50 years later. A Showtime Documentary film. A perfect companion film to see with Summer of Soul (see below).
Alana Kane (Alana Haim) and Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman) grow up, run around and fall in love in California’s San Fernando Valley in the 1970s. Writer-Director Paul Thomas Anderson shifts into a surprisingly comfortable gear–with his fresh-faced leads. It might make you nostalgic for your own youth–if you don’t mind drifting through its dreamy, loose, and perhaps illogical style, with potentially star-making performances. Also stars Sean Penn and Bradley Cooper.
You can’t really live until you’re ready to die…Ryan Kwanten and Hugo Weaving star in this futuristic thriller set in a neon-drenched metropolis. As Jack (Kwanten) works as a hitman, his lonely life is altered by two strangers 0 one a club singer, the other a scientist (Weaving). Jack and the singer fall in love, but as their relationship grows stronger, Jack grows physically weaker, unable to assassinate the targets he seeks and it doesn’t take long for the scientist to discover the shocking reasons behind Jack’s deadly affliction.
DOG is a buddy comedy that follows the misadventures of two former Army Rangers paired against their will on the road trip of a lifetime. Army Ranger Briggs (Channing Tatum) and Lulu (a Belgian Malinois dog) buckle into a 1984 Ford Bronco and race down the Pacific Coast in hopes of making it to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time. Along the way, they’ll drive each other completely crazy, break a small handful of laws, narrowly evade death, and learn to let down their guards in order to have a fighting chance of finding happiness.
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s (Kenneth Branagh) Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against a landscape of sweeping desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the final, shocking denouement. The all-star cast includes Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, and Letitia Wright. Written by Michael Green.
All your favorite singing, and dancing all-stars from Illumination’s SING return in the definitive feel-good event of the year. The ever-optimistic koala, Buster Moon, and his cast have big dreams of staging their most dazzling show yet in the glittering entertainment capital of the world, Redshore City. There’s just one hitch: They must persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star, Clay Calloway, to join them. Rosita, Ash, Johnny, Meena, and Gunter return with all-new characters, spectacular hit songs, and electrifying performances in SING 2, a comedy about the emotional healing power of music.
Young Katie Mitchell embarks on a road trip with her proud parents, younger brother, and beloved dog to start her first year at film school. But their plans to bond as a family soon get interrupted when the world’s electronic devices come to life to stage an uprising. With help from two friendly robots, the Mitchells must now come together to save one another–and the planet—from the new technological revolution.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered today as an American hero: a bridge-builder, a shrewd political tactician, and a moral leader yet, he was often treated by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies like an enemy of the state. In this virtuosic documentary, award-winning editor and director Sam Pollard lays out a detailed account of the FBI surveillance and harassment that dogged King’s activism throughout the ’50s and ’60s, fueled by the racist and red-baiting paranoia of J. Edgar Hoover. In crafting a rich archival tapestry, featuring some revelatory restored footage of King, Pollard urges us to remember that true American progress is always hard-won.
Ken Burns’ new biography and documentary has 2 episodes:
1. Join or Die (1706-1774) Following his success as a printer in Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin earns worldwide fame from electricity experiments and then turns to politics.
2. An American (1775-1790) Benjamin Franklin helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia; in Paris, Franklin wins French support for the American Revolution; Franklin works on the U.S. Constitution. With Peter Coyote as narrator, Mandy Patinkin as Ben’s voice, Carolyn McCormick as Deborah Franklin’s voice, Josh Lucas as William Franklin’s voice, Paul Giamatti as John Adams’ voice, and Liam Neeson as Alexander Wedderburn’s voice.
STEPHEN SPIELBERG’S and Tony Kushner’s adaptation of the 1957 musical, a tale of forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. When young Tony (Ansel Elgort) spots Maria (Rachel Zegler) at a high school dance, love at first sight strikes. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks–two rival gangs vying for control of the streets. Rita Moreno as Doc’s widow Valentina, Ariana Debose as Anita, David Alvarez as Bernardo, Mike Faist as Riff,
For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man (Tom Holland), our friendly neighborhood hero’s identity is revealed, bringing his Super Hero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk. When he enlists Doctor Strange’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in their world, releasing the most powerful villains who’ve ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe. Now, Peter will have to overcome his greatest challenge yet, which will not only forever alter his own future but the future of the Multiverse.
In Spanish and English. A Film by Pedro Almodovar. Two women, Janis and Ana, coincide in a hospital room where they are going to give birth. Both are single and became pregnant by accident. Janis (Penelope Cruz), middle-aged, doesn’t regret it and she is exultant. The other, Ana (Milena Smit), an adolescent is scared, repentant, and traumatized. Janis tries to encourage her while they move like sleepwalkers along the hospital corridors. The few words they exchange in these hours will create a very close link between the two, which by chance develops and complicates, and changes their lives in a decisive way.
A betrayed pop star, Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) slated to marry her pop star fiancé Bastian (Maluma), on stage before an audience of their fans in a ceremony that will be streamed across multiple platforms. Instead, she marries a stranger from the audience–a divorced high school math teacher, Charlie Gilbert (Owen Wilson). Charlie has been dragged to the concert by his daughter Lou (Chloe Coleman) and his best friend (Sarah Silverman). What begins as an impulsive reaction evolves into an unexpected romance. Against the odds, their sham relationship develops into something readable. But can two people from such different worlds bridge the gulf between them and build a place where they both belong?
Known as The Sun King, Louis XIV (Pierce Brosnan) is the most powerful and influential monarch on the planet. Obsessed with his own mortality and the future of France, Louis turns to his spiritual advisor, Père La Chaise (William Hurt), and the royal physician to help him obtain the key to immortality. Believing a mermaid (Fan Bingbing) contains a force that grants everlasting life, Louis commissions a young sea captain to search the seas and capture the mystical creature. Further complicating his plans is his orphaned daughter, Marie-Josèphe (Kaya Scodelario), who returns to court with an abundance of elegance and inherent defiance of authority. With a rare solar eclipse approaching, Louis will discover where his daughter’s true loyalties lie as he races against time to extract the mermaid’s life-giving force.
Erik Blake (Richard Blake) has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s, Aimee (Amy Schumer) apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump into the night, the group’s deepest fears are laid bare. The piercingly funny and haunting debut film from writer-director Stephen Karam, adapted from his Tony Award-winning play, The Humans explores the hidden dread of a family and the love that binds them together.
Based on the popular novel by Frank Herbert of the same name. Paul Atreides, a brilliant, gifted young man born into a destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence, only those who can conquer their fear will survive. Includes over an hour of bonus features and a stellar cast: Timothee Chalomet, Stellan Skarsgard, Jason Momoa, Javier Barden, and Charlotte Rampling, to name only a few.
Award-winning director Joe Wright envelops moviegoers in a symphony of emotions with music, romance, and beauty in Cyrano, re-imagining the timeless tale of a heartbreaking love triangle. A man ahead of his time, Cyrano de Bergerac (Peter Dinklage) dazzles whether with ferocious wordplay at a verbal joust or with brilliant swordplay in a duel. But, convinced that his appearance renders him unworthy of the love of a devoted friend, the luminous Roxanne (Haley Bennett), Cyrano has yet to declare his feelings for
Charlie Waldo (Charlie Hunnam) is an ex-LAPD superstar who left the force and now lives a life of simplicity and solitude deep in the woods. Alistair Pinch (Mel Gibson) is an eccentric actor who spends his days drunk on the set of his TV show. When Pinch’s wife is found dead, he is the prime suspect and Waldo is convinced to come out of retirement to investigate what happened. The case finds Waldo contending with gangsters, Hollywood executives, and pre-school teachers, all in pursuit of clearing Pinch’s name… or confirming his guilt.
Mockumentary. From real-life friends Annie Clark and Carrie Brownstein comes the metafictional account of two creative forces banding together to make a documentary about St. Vincent’s music, touring life, and on-stage persona. But they quickly discover unpredictable forces lurking within-subject and filmmakers that threaten to derail the friendship, the project, and the duo’s creative lives.