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.
The long-awaited new film reunites original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the iconic roles they made famous: Neo and Trinity. Return to a world of two realities: one, everyday life; the other, what lies behind it. To find out if his reality is a physical or mental construct, to truly know himself, Mr. Anderson will have to choose to follow the white rabbit once more. And if Thomas…Neo…has learned anything, it’s that choice, while an illusion, is still the only way out of – or into – the Matrix. Of course, Neo already knows what he has to do. But what he doesn’t yet know is the Matrix is stronger, more secure, and more dangerous than ever before. Déjà vu.
Directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael B. Jordan with a screenplay by Virgil Williams, A Journal for Jordan is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back 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.
Inspired by the shocking true story of the family behind the Italian fashion empire. Drama and Murder! When Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga), an outsider from humble beginnings, marries the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately…murder. It’s a legacy worth killing for. Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Adam Driver(Maurizio Gucci), Jared Leto (Paolo Gucci), Jeremy Irons (Rodolfo Gucci), Al Pacino (Aldo Gucci), and Salma Hayek.
Landscape Gardening Movie, Based on the true story of Mary Reynold’s life. An Irishwoman-landscaper who believes in nature’s wild habitats. She goes from being an outsider to a champion at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show. This romantic adventure is based on the true story of Mary Reynolds (Emma Greenwell), a modern-day heroine, and environmentalist Christy Collard (Tom Hughes), whose shared passion for the wild takes them from the green hills of Ireland to the arid deserts of Ethiopia and then to London’s Chelsea Flower Show as they reach for their dreams, one garden at a time and with the support, help and encouragement of many people who come into her life.
Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York–where it all began. Returning to their roles in this long-awaited sequel are James Earl Jones, John Amos, Louie Anderson, and Shari Headley, alongside new characters from Wesley Snipes, Tracy Morgan, and Leslie Jones
Henry Cole (Patrick Stewart), a famous pianist, who is struggling with stage fright late in his career finds inspiration in a free-spirited music critic, Helen Morrison (Katie Holmes). Also starring Giancarlo Esposito as Paul and Chritolph Gaugler as Felix. Drama and Music.
Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, Belfast is a poignant story of love, laughter, and loss in one boy’s childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s. Buddy’s family lives in a largely Protestant district with a few Catholic families but one day his community and everything he thought he understood about life are suddenly turned upside down. Buddy’s family gets caught in the mayhem and must decide to stay or leave the only place they have ever called home. Through it all, his passionate parents (Caitríona Balfe and Jamie Dornan) and quick-witted grandparents (Judy Dench and Ciarán Hinds) keep the joy alive through music and the magic of movies in this feel-good story that reminds us that no matter how far you go, you never forget where you came from
In the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi), who longs to become an NFL player, however, years of setbacks constantly prevent him from reaching his goal. As Kurt stocks shelve in a supermarket with his dreams all but out of reach, his wife, Brenda (Anna Paquin), coaches, and teammates encourage him, to show the world the champion they know him to be. Kurt perseveres and finds the strength to become the legendary two-time NFL MVP, Super Boal MVP, and Hall of Fame quarterback–proving that anything is possible with faith, family, and determination.
Comedy/Drama/Romance – Raya (Maria Belkin) and Victor (Vladimir Friedman) built a shared career as the Soviet Union’s most beloved film dubbers, translating the work of Federico Fellini and Stanley Kubrick into Russian over the decades. Upon the collapse of the USSR in 1990, the Jewish couple must immigrate to Israel and reinvented themselves to find employment. They strive to acclimate to their adopted home but find opportunities for first-rate vocal performances are few. Raya answers a help wanted ad for “pleasant voices” and finds herself catering to a lonely Russian community as a phone-sex operator, while Victor falls in with black-market film pirates. A charming comedy about disrupting old dynamics, starting anew, and rediscovering yourself in the most unexpected places. GOLDEN VOICES is also a stirring tribute to the redemptive power of cinema.
Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar’s original feature film “Luca” is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta, and endless scooter rides. Luca (voice of Jacob Tremblay) shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, Alberto (voice of Jack Dylan Grazer), but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water’s surface.
ENCANTO – NEW CHILDREN’S MOVIE (PG) OSCAR NOMINEE The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who lives hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charming place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigal’s last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger.
CLIFFORD The BIG RED DOG – NEW CHILDREN’S MOVIE (PG) Emily (Darby Camp), meets a magical animal rescuer (John Cleese) who gifts her a little red puppy named Clifford. Overnight Clifford grows ten feet and Emily turns to her eccentric Uncle Casey (Jack Whitehall) for help. But when a mad scientist tries to capture the larger-than-life playful pup, it takes the entire neighborhood to hide Clifford as they race across the city. Get ready for the incredible, laugh-out-loud comedy adventure that is BIG fun for the entire family! Scholastic Book to the movie!
Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck) was a high school basketball superstar who suddenly walked away from the game for unknown reasons. Years later, he’s now stuck in a meaningless job and struggling with alcoholism — the very thing that ruined his marriage and his hope for a better life. But Jack soon gets a shot at redemption when he becomes the basketball coach for his alma mater, a program that has fallen on hard times since his teenage glory days
The marriage of Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart) and Prince Charles (Jack Farthing) has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. There’s eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. But this year, things will be profoundly different. SPENCER is an imagining of what might have happened during those few fateful days.
The year is 1981 and South Africa’s white minority government is embroiled in a conflict on the southern Angolan border. Like all white boys over the age of 16, Nicholas van der Swart () must complete two years of compulsory military service to defend the apartheid regime. The threats of communism, violence, and racial discord are at an all-time high. But they are not the only dangers Nicholas faces. He must survive the brutality of the army – something that becomes even more difficult when a connection is sparked between him and a fellow recruit.
Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward. Writer/Director Fran Granz thoughtfully examines their journey of grief, anger, and acceptance by coming face-to-face with the ones who have been left behind. Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Ann Dowd, and Reed Birney. Drama
KING RICHARD – MOVIE (PG-13) OSCAR NOMINEE –Based on the true story that will inspire the world, the journey of Richard Williams, (Will Smith) and his extraordinary daughters, Venus (Sanivya Sidney) and Serena (Demi Singleton) Williams. He is an undeterred father instrumental in raising these two most gifted athletes of all time. They will end up changing the sport of tennis forever. Driven by a clear vision of their future and using unconventional methods, Richard has a plan that will take Venus and Serena Williams from the streets of Compton, California to the global stage as legendary icons. “King Richard” is a profoundly moving film that shows the power of family, perseverance, and unwavering belief as a means to achieve the impossible and impact the world.
Here comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. In Ghostbusters: Afterlife, when a single mom Callie (Carrie Coon), and her two kids, Trevor (Finn Wolfhard) and Phoebe (McKenna Grace), arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. The film is written by Jason Reitman & Gil Kenan. Also starring Paul Rudd, Bill Murray, and Celeste O’Connor
MOVIE (R) OSCAR NOMINEE Glenn Close and Mila Kunis star as a long-estranged mother and daughter navigating the most difficult four days of their lives together in a heartbreaking and hopeful story based on real-life events. Bruised, abused, and on the verge of collapse, heroin-addled Molly (Kunis) shows up at the house of her heartbroken, long-suffering mother, Deb (Close), seeking help. But ten painful years of estrangement, drug use, and addiction have taken a toll on the already fragile mother-and-daughter relationship. Molly has been through detox more than a dozen times, with no signs of recovering. Now, a doctor offers Molly a shred of hope–a monthly shot of an opioid antagonist, a potent agent that prevents toxic substances from binding to the central nervous system. However, there’s a catch: Molly must stay clean for four long, excruciating, faith-challenging days to receive the treatment.
Following the extraordinary rise, fall, and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker (Jessica Chastain) in the 1970s and 1980s. Tammy Faye and her husband Jim (Andrew Garfield) rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network. They were known for their messages of love, acceptance, and prosperity, as well as Tammy’s indelible eyelashes and idiosyncratic singing. But before long, financial improprieties, rivals and scandal toppled their empire.
DUNE MOVIE (PG-13) OSCAR NOMINEE Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet), a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his 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 own fear will survive. Rebecca Ferguson (Lady Jessica), Oscar Isaacs (Duke Leto Atreides), Josh Brolin (Gurney Halleck), Stellan Skarsgard (Baron Vladimir Harkonen), Jason Mamoa (Duncan Idaho). Drama, Political Intrigue, Secrets. Spying. BOOK to Movie: Frank Herbert’s Dune
Federal Agent Aaron Falk (Eric Bana) returns to his hometown after a 20-year absence to attend the funeral of his childhood friend, Luke (Sam Corlett), who allegedly killed his wife and child before taking his own life. When Falk reluctantly agrees to stay and investigate the crime, he opens up an old would – the death of 17-year-old Ellie Deacon (Bebe Bettencourt). He begins to suspect these two crimes, separated by decades, are connected. As he struggles to prove not only Luke’s innocence but also his own, Falk finds himself pitted against the prejudice towards him and pent-up rage of a terrified community.
The PAW Patrol is on a roll…in their first big-screen adventure! When their rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and the heroic pups kick into high gear to face the most challenging mission of their PAW Patrol careers. Along the way, the team finds help from a new ally, the savvy dachshund Liberty, and together the PAW Patrol fights to save the citizens of Adventure City! Can the PAW Patrol save the city before it’s too late? After all, no city’s too big, no pup’s too small.
A rising star in progressive politics and a new father, 32-year-old Ady Barkan’s life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS. But after a confrontation with powerful Senator Jeff Flake on an airplane goes viral, catapulting him to national fame, Ady and a motley crew of activists ignite a once-in-a-generation political movement called “Be a Hero.” Together, they barnstorm across the country and empower people to confront their elected officials with emotional, personal stories to demand healthcare justice and Ady holds groundbreaking interviews with Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren.
NEW DOCUMENTARY (PG-13) Ten miles from the Mexican border, students at Horizon High School in El Paso, Texas, are enrolling in law enforcement classes and joining a unique after-school activity: the criminal justice club. Through mock-ups of drug raids and active-shooter takedowns, they inch closer to their desired careers in Border Patrol, policing, and customs enforcement. We follow Mexican American students Kassy and Cesar and recent graduate Cristina as they navigate the complications inherent in their chosen path and discover their choices may clash with the values and people they hold most dear.
Tom Hardy returns as the lethal protector Venom, one of Marvel’s most complex characters. In search of his next big story, journalist Eddie Brock lands an exclusive interview with convicted murderer and death row inmate Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson), who discovers Eddie’s secret and becomes the host for Carnage, a menacing and terrifying symbiote. Now, Eddi and Venom must get past their contentious relationship to defeat him. Directed by Andy Serkis, stars Michelle Williams and Naomie Harris as Shriek.
A Dramatic Thriller starring Matt Damen. An unemployed oil-rig roughneck Bill Baker (Matt Damon) from Oklahoma travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter Allison (Abigail Breslin). Imprisoned for a murder she claims she did not commit. Allison seizes on a new tip that could exonerate her and presses Bill to engage her legal team But Bill, eager to prove his worth and regain his daughter’s trust, takes matters into his own hands. He is quickly stymied by language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system. He stays and builds a new life for himself while trying to exonerate his daughter.
Another Marvel Studios release. Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) must face the past he thought he’d left behind when he was drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization and confront his father, leader of that dangerous organization.
Aretha Franklin: Following the rise of Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, Respect is the remarkable true story of Aretha Franklin’s journey to find her voice, in the midst of the turbulent personal, social and political landscape of 1960s America.
Nick Bannister (Hugh Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Rebecca Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights to find the truth about Mae’s disappearance, he uncovers a violent conspiracy, and must ultimately answer the question: how far would you go to hold on to the ones you love?
Daniel Craig returns one last time as James Bond, starring alongside Rami Malek. Bonda has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be more treacherous than expected. Leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Will (Winston Duke) spends his days in a remote outpost watching the live Point of View (POV) on TVs of people going about their lives, until one subject perishes, leaving a vacancy for a new life on Earth. Soon, several candidates – unborn souls – arrive at Will’s to undergo tests determining their fitness, facing oblivion when they are deemed unsuitable. But Will soon faces his own existential challenge in the form of free-spirited Emma (Zazie Beetz), a candidate who is not like the others, forcing him to turn within and reckon with his own tumultuous past.
Drama by Writer-Director Wes Anderson, A love letter to journalists. Brought to life as a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine “The French Dispatch”, published in the fictional 20thcentury French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé. This vibrant film is a funny, moving celebration.
MOVIE (PG-13) Called “A Musical Love Letter to all those who feel alone” The breathtaking, Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic event as Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age. With Ben Platt, Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, and others. Musical, Drama, Strong Language and Suicide
MOVIE (PG-13) Based on the book “Cry Macho”, comes director/producer Clint Eastwood’s uplifting and poignant drama. The film stars Eastwood as Mike Milo, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who, in 1979, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man’s young son home from Mexico, away from his alcoholic mother. Crossing rural Mexico on their way back to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man. Western, Drama, Mystery & Thriller.
is the next chapter in the beloved franchise full of adventure, family, and friendship. Free-spirited young Lucky Prescott moves to a sleepy little town called Miradero to join her estranged father. She is decidedly unimpressed until she discovers a unique tie to her late mother, who was a fearless horse-riding stunt performer. She quickly befriends and bonds with a wild mustang named Spirit, who shares her rebellious spirit. When a heartless wrangler plans to capture Spirit and his herd, Lucky and her new friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to rescue the horse that forever changed her life.
Animated--How many Boss Babies can one family hold? He may be a big-shot moneyman now, but Ted Templeton flashes back to his Boss Baby past when he and his brother Tim renew their rivalry and make a shocking discovery! Turns out, Tim’s infant daughter Tina inherited Uncle Ted’s job as an undercover Baby Corp agent. She’s on a secret mission to stop an evil plan to turn babies into brats, and she needs both brothers to help! Ted and Tim now have to turn back into kids for a hilariously outrageous adventure that reminds them of the true power of family!
Adolescent Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) sets out on a quest to save his ill mother (Rosario Dawson) by searching for a mythic figure who possesses the secret to immortality, The Water Man. After enlisting the help of a mysterious local girl, Jo (Amiah Miller), they journey together into the remote Wild Horse Forest–but the deeper they venture, the stranger and more dangerous the forest becomes. Their only hope for rescue is Gunner’s father (David Oyelowo), who will stop at nothing to find them.
Based on the true story of the Mighty Mites, a Fort Worth orphanage football team. During the Great Depression, playing without shoes, or even a football, They went on to play for the Texas state championships. Over the course of their winning season, these underdogs and their resilient spirit became an inspiration to their city, state, and an entire nation in need of a rebound, even catching the attention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The architect of their success was Rusty Russell, who shocked his colleagues by giving up a privileged position so he could teach and coach at an orphanage. Few knew Rusty’s secret: that he himself was an orphan. Rusty developed innovative strategies that would come to define modern football.
SERIOUSLY FUNNY – STANDUP COMEDY (NR) Laugh Out Loud Funny! KEVIN HART Voted the top comedian of 2009 by Humor Mill Magazine, Kevin Hart stars in his second solo stand-up performance live from Cleveland, Ohio. Features Kevin Hart performing in front of a sold-out crowd at the Allen Theater–where he delivers his hilarious and unique brand of comedy. In this unforgettable night of comedy, Kevin Hart is in rare form and funny as ever!
Stand-up has never been this dangerous. Named the #1 Comic by Entertainment Weekly for 2004, Chris Rock, 3 time Emmy Award winner, stars in his fourth solo stand-up special for HBO. Featuring his unique, insightful, and hilarious views on a host of social, political, and celebrity issues, Rock confirms his stature as the leading comic of our time. Filmed at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., this is a must-have for any fan of great comedy.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Musical of Brooklyn’s Washington Heights: Summer, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big lights up Washington Heights. The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines, and sings about a better life. A fusion of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.
Action & Comedy–The world’s most lethal odd couple, bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson)–are back. Still unlicensed, Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s wife, the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek). As Bryce is driven over the edge by the volatile spouses, the trio gets in over their heads in a global plot and soon finds that they are all that stands between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman (Antonio Banderas). Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman as…well, you’ll just have to see…
Romance, Comedy-An inspirational romantic drama full of heart and humor about finding the strength to be true to oneself. Finley (Rose Reid), a talented aspiring violinist, meets Beckett Rush (Jedidiah Goodacre), a famous young movie star, on the way to her college semester abroad program in a small coastal village in Ireland. An unexpected romance emerges as the heartthrob Beckett leads the uptight Finley on an adventurous reawakening, and she emboldens him to take charge of his future until the pressures of his stardom get in the way.
Crime/Drama/Horror/Mystery/Thriller with violent content. A guilt-ridden FBI agent, Tony Cruz (Oscar Cardenas) stranded in the painful memory of the abduction of his sister, will have to face–off with the cunning serial killer, The Cradle who took her away. Watch with care.
A long time ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans, and dragons lived together in harmony. But when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, those same monsters have returned and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the last dragon in order to finally stop the Druun for good. However, along her journey, she’ll learn that it’ll take more than dragon magic to save the world–it’s going to take trust as well.
The lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in the mean streets of the city where his mischief is appreciated. But when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
WRATH OF MAN – (R) Jason Stratham is a mysterious and wild-eyed, new security guard for a cash truck who surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.
Hannah (Angelina Josie), reeling from the loss of three young lives she failed to save from a fire, comes across a bloodied and traumatized 12-year old boy. The two set out together to cross miles of thick forest. Braving deadly lightning storms that challenge even Hannah’s well-honed survival skills, they’re unaware of the true dangers they face. Hunted by two killers, they must fight for their lives through a raging fire in the Montana wilderness.
Here Today is a May-September romantic comedy–but without the romance. Veteran comedy writer Charlie Berns (Billy Crystal), who is slowly but surely losing his grip on reality, befriends a talented young New York street singer Emma Payge (Tiffany Haddish). Together, they form an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship that kicks the generation gap aside and redefines the meaning of love and trust.
Isabella (Jen Lilley), the owner of her family’s Oregon winery, takes a big step forward when she enters a prestigious wine competition in Paris. There she meets her biggest competitor, Jacques from one of the world’s foremost winemaking families. Impressed by Isabella and her expertise in wine, a budding romance develops between them. Rome in Love: An unknown actress lands the role of a lifetime after being cast in a remake of Roman Holiday. Once in Rome, she meets a reporter/porter/waiter/aspiring novelist, who gets the exclusive story on her. In the eternal city, she discovers the surprises of love and life.
of an outrageous and smart Eleanor Riese (Helena Bonham Carter), a patient in a psychiatric hospital where she has been mistreated, and her attorney, a workaholic patient’s rights lawyer, Colette Hughes (Hilary Swank). In this heartfelt tale told with humor and emotion, Colette takes on the uphill battle of representing Eleanor against the psychiatric establishment while the spirited Eleanor makes it her mission to mentor Colette whether she likes it or not! Based on the 1987 SF court case brought by the ACLU.
Experience the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by the small-town bartender, Jan Vokes (Toni Collette). With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.
Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path in this “gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller”, written and directed by John Krazinski.
An intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin, Skylar (Talia Ryder) embark across state lines to New York City on a fraught journey of friendship, bravery, and compassion. Written and directed by Elia Hittman.
In this powerful 19th century romance set in the American Northeast, Abigail (Katherine Waterston), a farmer’s wife, and her new neighbor Tallie (Academy Award Nominee Vanessa Kirby) find themselves irrevocably drawn to each other. A grieving Abigail tends to her withdrawn husband Dyer (Casey Affleck) as free spirit Tallie bristles at the jealous control of her husband Finney (Christopher Abbott). Together, their intimacy begins to fill a void in each other’s lives they never knew existed.
The Unholy, based on James Herbert’s best-selling book Shrine, follows a young hearing-impaired girl who is visited by the Virgin Mary and can suddenly hear, speak, and heal the sick. As people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) hoping to revive his career visits a small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events begin to happen all around him, he starts questioning if these miracles are the works of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.
On a Texas ranch sharing a border with Mexico, two families are about to collide. While out on a border patrol, rancher’s son Jackson Greer accidentally kills a Mexican immigrant boy. When his father tries taking the blame, Jackson flees south on horseback, becoming a gringo “illegal alien” in Mexico. Pursued by both Texas Rangers and Mexican Federales, he journeys across Mexico to seek forgiveness from the dead boy’s father…only to fall in love with the land he was taught to hate. Inspired by the real-life “no man’s land” along the Texas-Mexico border, this thoughtful modern Western explores an engrossing and potent new twist on a hot-button issue.
Sometimes the man you don’t notice is the most dangerous of all. Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and husband, taking life’s indignities on the chin and never pushing back. A nobody. When two thieves break into his suburban home one night, Hutch declines to defend himself or his family, hoping to prevent serious violence. His teenage son, Blake (Gage Munroe), is disappointed in him and his wife, Becca (Connie Nielsen), seems to pull only further away. The aftermath of the incident strikes a match to Hutch’s long-simmering rage, triggering dormant instincts and propelling him on a brutal path that will surface dark secrets and lethal skills. From the writer of John Wick.
Agnieszka Holland s thriller, set on the eve of world WWII, sees Hitler s rise to power and Stalin s Soviet propaganda machine pushing their utopia to the Western world. Meanwhile, an ambitious young journalist, Gareth Jones (Norton) travels to Moscow to uncover the truth behind the propaganda, but then gets a tip that could expose an international conspiracy, one that could cost him and his informant their lives. Jones goes on a life-or-death journey to uncover the truth behind the façade that would later inspire George Orwell s seminal book Animal Farm.
A couple (Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they become mixed up in a murder mystery. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme–and hilarious–a circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.
In this cold-war true-life spy thriller, unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes entangled in one of the greatest international conflicts in history, recruited by MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brusnahan, and at the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and the CIA, he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.
BOOGIE – MOVIE (R) This is Eddie Huang’s directorial debut about Alfred “Boogie” Chin, a basketball phenom living in Queens, N.Y., who dreams of one day playing in the NBA. While his parents pressure him to focus on earning a scholarship to an elite college, Boogie must find a way to navigate a new girlfriend, high school, on-court rivals, and the burden of expectation.
A legendary rivalry reemerges when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of the wedding of the century, forcing the desperate event planner to hire Tom to get rid of him. As mayhem ensues, the escalating cat-and-mouse battle soon threatens to destroy her career, the wedding, and possibly the hotel itself.
Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), partners of twenty years, are traveling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family, and places from their past. Following a life-changing diagnosis, their time together has become more important than ever until secret plans test their love like never before.
A retired NASA test pilot Victor Martin (William Shatner) loses his license after drag racing his vintage Porche convertible around Palm Springs with his best friend Sal (Christopher Lloyd). With his car impounded he is forced to take public transportation and that is how he meets Caroline (Jean Smart) and learns to navigate love and life again as he goes up against the state’s new DA to get back his license and car.
This action-packed crime story set in Ireland. On a path to avenge her mother’s death, Pixie Hardy (Olivia Cooke) attempts a heist that will give her the means to leave her small-town life behind. When the plan goes horribly wrong she’s forced to team up with a pair of misfits who are clearly in over their heads. On the run from an organized gang–criminal priests and nuns, led by Father McGrath (Alec Baldwin)–the trio will scheme and swindle anyone they come across in this hilarious and thrilling adventure.
From director Sean Durkin, comes this powerful and dark drama. Rory (Jude Law), an ambitious entrepreneur and former commodities broker, persuades his American wife, Allison (Carrie Coon), and their children to leave the comforts of suburban America and return to his native England. Sensing an opportunity, Rory rejoins his former firm and leases a centuries-old country manor with grounds for Allison’s horses and plans to build a stable. Soon the promise of a lucrative new beginning starts to unravel, and the couple must face the unwelcome truths lying beneath the surface of their marriage.
A tender and a sweeping story about what roots people, Following a Korean-American family that moves from California to a 40 acre Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family dynamic changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother (Yuh-Jung Youn). Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, this film shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.
Based on the NY Times best-selling memoir “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is the inspiring true story of Slahi’s fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi (Tahar Rahim) finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley) who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), uncovers shocking truths and ultimately proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up.
While Joseph Piller (Claes Bang), a Dutch Jew, was fighting in the Resistance during WWII, the witty, debonair art connoisseur Han van Meegeren (Guy Pearce) was hosting hedonistic soirées and selling Dutch art treasures to Hermann Göring and other top Nazis. Following the war, Piller becomes an investigator assigned the task of identifying and redistributing stolen art, resulting in the flamboyant van Meegeren being accused of collaboration–a crime punishable by death. But, despite mounting evidence, Piller, with the aid of his assistant (Vicky Krieps), becomes increasingly convinced of Han’s innocence and finds himself in the unlikely position of fighting to save his life. Loosely based on the book “The Forgers Spell”.
From acclaimed actress Robin Wright comes her feature film directorial debut, Land, the poignant story of one woman’s search for meaning in the vast and harsh American wilderness. Edee (Robin Wright), in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew, and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter (Demián Bichir) brings her back from the brink of death, she must find a way to live again.
Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the caregivers that his daughter, Anne (Olivia Colman), encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony’s grip on reality is unraveling. As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her? This film warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant–a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.
In the not-too-distant future, Todd Hewitt discovers a mysterious woman who crash-landed on his planet. It’s a dystopian world where all the females have disappeared, and all the men are afflicted by a force that puts their thoughts on display. Vowing to protect her, the duo must navigate dangerous terrain as Todd discovers his inner power and unlocks the planet’s dark secrets.
Based on the true story of one of the most notorious crimes in FBI history, this gritty crime-thriller stars Emilia Clarke as Susan Smith, a young woman desperate to escape a seedy life of crime and drugs in a Kentucky coal-mining town. When a newly minted FBI agent named Mark Putnam (Jack Huston) recruits Susan as his informant for a high-profile case, she believes her bad luck may finally be changing. But as Susan and Putnam’s relationship deepens, so does the danger, setting them both on a collision course with deadly consequences.
The united village of sheep and wolves leads its stead and peaceful life when two unexpected guests suddenly arrive–a Polar fox and a small ewe, who bring mortal danger with their arrival. Grey, the new leader of the untied tribe, must convince the sheep and wolves that unity is the only solution to any obstacle.
Don’t miss a bewitching new film for the entire family. Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish witch. As the headstrong young girl sets out to uncover the secrets of her new guardians, she discovers a world of spells and potions and a mysterious song that may be the key to finding the family she has always wanted.
HEMINGWAY examines the visionary work and turbulent life of one of the greatest and most influential American writers Ernest Hemingway. Intimate and insightful, the series weaves together Hemingway’s biography with excerpts from his work. The film penetrates the myth of Hemingway to reveal a deeply troubled and ultimately tragic figure. Narrator: Peter Coyote.
WONDER WOMAN 1984 – (PG 13) Immortal Amazon Warrior Princess, Diana Prince (Gai Gadot), lives quietly among mortals in the vibrant, sleek 1980s –an era of excess driven by the pursuit of having it all. Though she’s come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile by curating ancient artifacts at the Smithsonian Museum and only performing heroic acts incognito. A ruthless businessman, Maxwell Lord (Pedro Pascal) has his eye on an ancient artifact, a transparent, golden-yellow citrine gemstone with special properties. Soon, Diana will have to muster all of her strength, wisdom, and courage as she finds herself squaring off against Maxwell Lord and the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility.