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After the Wedding - Bart Freundlich Cover Art

After the Wedding

After the Wedding

What if a simple wedding invite ignited a series of events that forever changed the course of your life?

© 2019 ATW Distro LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Farewell - Lulu Wang Cover Art

The Farewell

The Farewell

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai (grandma), has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken. With ‘The Farewell’, writer/director Lulu Wang has created a heartfelt celebration of both the way we perform family and the way we live it.

© 2019 BIG BEACH, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Luce - Julius Onah Cover Art

Luce

Luce

Luce is a smart psychological thriller that will leave audiences breathless. An all-star high school athlete and accomplished debater, Luce (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) is a poster boy for the new American Dream - as are his parents (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth), who adopted him from a war-torn country a decade earlier. When Luce's teacher (Octavia Spencer) makes a shocking discovery in his locker, Luce's stellar reputation is called into question. But is he really at fault, or is Ms. Wilson preying on dangerous stereotypes? Stacked with amazing performances, and adapted from JC Lee's acclaimed play, director Julius Onah has created an intense, multi-layered and deeply entertaining look at identity in today's America.

© 2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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The Nightingale - Jennifer Kent Cover Art

The Nightingale

The Nightingale

THE NIGHTINGALE is a meditation on the consequences of violence and the price of seeking vengeance. Set during the colonization of Australia in 1825, the film follows Clare (Aisling Franciosi), a 21-year-old Irish convict. Having served her 7-year sentence, she is desperate to be free of her abusive master, Lieutenant Hawkins (Sam Claflin) who refuses to release her from his charge. Clare's husband Aidan (Michael Sheasby) retaliates and she becomes the victim of a harrowing crime at the hands of the lieutenant and his cronies. When British authorities fail to deliver justice, Clare decides to pursue Hawkins, who leaves his post suddenly to secure a captaincy up north. Unable to find compatriots for her journey, she is forced to enlist the help of a young Aboriginal tracker Billy (Baykali Ganambarr) who grudgingly takes her through the rugged wilderness to track down Hawkins. The terrain and the prevailing hostilities are frightening, as fighting between the original inhabitants of the land and its colonizers plays out in what is now known as 'The Black War.' Clare and Billy are hostile towards each other from the outset, both suffering their own traumas and mutual distrust, but as their journey leads them deeper into the wilderness, they must learn to find empathy for one another, while weighing the true cost of revenge.

© 2018 NIGHTINGALE FILM HOLDINGS PTY LTD. SCREEN AUSTRALIA DN SCREEN TASMANIA

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Midsommar - Ari Aster Cover Art

Midsommar

Midsommar

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing. From the visionary mind of Ari Aster comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.

© 2019 A24 Films, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Official Secrets - Gavin Hood Cover Art

Official Secrets

Official Secrets

Based on world-shaking true events, Keira Knightley stars in the untold story of British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun. One day in 2003, and the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo with a shocking directive: collect blackmail worthy information on UN council members to force the vote for the invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Gun and her family directly in harm’s way.

© 2018 OFFICIAL SECRETS HOLDINGS, LLC

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Danger Close - Kriv Stenders Cover Art

Danger Close

Danger Close

Major Harry Smith (Travis Fimmel) and his company of 108 young and inexperienced soldiers are fighting for their lives in the Battle of Long Tan. With 2,500 battle-hardened Viet Cong soldiers closing in, their ammunition running out and casualties mounting, each man searches for the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.

© 2019 Timboon Pty Ltd, Screen Queensland and Screen Australia.

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Can You Keep A Secret? - Elise Duran Cover Art

Can You Keep A Secret?

Can You Keep A Secret?

Thinking they're about to crash, a young woman spills her secrets to a stranger on a plane. At least, she thought he was a stranger...later she meets her company's young CEO Jack, and realizes he was the stranger on the plane who now knows every humiliating detail about her.

© 2019 CYKAS LLC

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The Imitation Game - Morten Tyldum Cover Art

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch (TV's SHERLOCK, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS) shines as real-life war hero and pioneer of modern-day computing, Alan Turing. THE IMITATION GAME follows Turing as he leads a motley crew of scholars, linguists, chess champions, and intelligence officers in cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine, potentially saving millions of lives by helping to shorten the war. Also depicted is Turing's tragic fall from grace when he was convicted of homosexuality - a crime in post-war Britain. Co-starring Academy Award®-nominee Keira Knightley of BEGIN AGAIN and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN FRANCHISE.

© 2014 BBP IMITATION, LLC

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Napoleon Dynamite - Jared Hess Cover Art

Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite

From the rural town of Preston, Idaho, comes Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder). With a red 'fro, his moon boots, and illegal government ninja moves, he is a new kind of hero. His family consists of fragile brother Kip (Aaron Ruell), who's seeking his soulmate in online chat rooms; Uncle Rico (Jon Gries), who is stuck in his "glory" days of high school football; and Grandma (Sandy Martin), who enjoys going out to the dunes on her quad-runner. Napoleon spends his days drawing magical beasts, working on his computer hacking skills to impress the chicks, and begrudgingly feeding his Grandma's pet llama. When his friend Pedro (Efren Ramirez) decides to run for class president, it is Napoleon to the rescue to help him triumph over adversity.

© 2004 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Paramount Pictures Corporation.

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The Shed - Frank Sabatella Cover Art

The Shed

The Shed

Stan and his best friend Dommer have put up with bullies their entire lives. All of that changes when Stan discovers he has a murderous vampire living in his shed. Seeing the bloodshed and destruction the monster is capable of, Stan knows he has to find a way to destroy it. But Dommer has a much more sinister plan in mind.

© 2020 What's In The Shed, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Dorian Yates: The Original Mass Monster - Vlad Yudin Cover Art

Dorian Yates: The Original Mass Monster

Dorian Yates: The Original Mass Monster

Dorian Yates changed bodybuilding forever. A six time Mr. Olympia champion, Dorian Yates ushered in a new era of bodybuilding physiques by showcasing a then unprecedented amount of mass that was previously seen as impossible. He is the greatest British bodybuilder that has ever lived. Now long since retired, Dorian has revolutionized the sport of bodybuilding with his iconic “blood and guts” training style, a machine-like focus that bordered on the peculiar, and rejecting the California bodybuilding scene that was the dominant influence on the industry from its inception. Dorian Yates: The Original Mass Monster chronicles the life and times of his storied career and the new life he created for himself post-bodybuilding. After facing depression and having his mental health collapse, he now prepares to embark to Costa Rica for a spiritual journey to explore the nature of his consciousness.

© 2019 The Vladar Company

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Wild - Jean-Marc Vallée Cover Art

Wild

Wild

Academy Award® winner Reese Witherspoon stars in this inspirational true story from the director of Dallas Buyers Club and based on the best-selling book. After years of reckless behavior, Cheryl makes a rash decision to hike more than a thousand miles with absolutely no experience — in what becomes a remarkable journey of self-discovery and redemption that strengthens and ultimately heals her.

© 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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The Art of Self-Defense - Riley Stearns Cover Art

The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of Self-Defense

Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) just can't seem to win. Attacked on the street, humiliated at his job and even emasculated by his dog, he joins a local karate dojo led by the enigmatic Sensei (Alessandro Nivola) to learn how to defend himself. In the midst of his training, Casey becomes friendly with a female instructor (Imogen Poots) and soon realizes he is caught in a bizarre world of outcasts, fraternal rituals and hilarious hyper-masculinity.

© 2018 Bleecker Street Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Cake - Daniel Barnz Cover Art

Cake

Cake

CAKE takes us into the darkly funny world of Claire Bennett (Jennifer Aniston) who initiates a dubious relationship with a widower (Sam Worthington) while confronting fantastical hallucinations of his dead wife (Anna Kendrick). With her feisty housekeeper cum caretaker (Adriana Barraza) ever at her side, Claire searches for human connection and self-forgiveness in this tale of personal redemption.

© 2014 Cake Productions, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Girl on the Third Floor - Travis Stevens Cover Art

Girl on the Third Floor

Girl on the Third Floor

Bursting pipes, rotting walls, and unidentifiable slime were not what Don Koch (WWE legend Phil 'CM Punk' Brooks) expected when he convinced his wife Liz (Trieste Kelly Dunn) that he could rehab their new Victorian home himself. In over his head, under duress, and tempted by his old weaknesses, Don soon discovers that the house has its own dark, sordid history and won't be so easy to renovate after all...

© MMXVIII Center Road, LLC

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A Royal Affair - Nikolaj Arcel Cover Art

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen’s heart and starts a revolution. Centering on the intriguing love triangle between the ever more insane Danish King Christian VII (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard), the royal physician who is a man of enlightenment and idealism Johann Struensee (Mads Mikkelsen) and the young but strong Queen Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander), A Royal Affair is the gripping tale of brave idealists who risk everything in the pursuit of freedom for their people, and of the passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation.

© 2012 Zentropa Entertainments28 ApS, Zentropa International Sweden and Sirena Film Prague.

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Call Me By Your Name - Luca Guadagnino Cover Art

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

It’s the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio (Chalamet), a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family’s villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver (Hammer), a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

© 2017 Frenesy Film Company S.R.L. and La Cinefacture SARL. All Rights Reserved.

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The Biggest Little Farm - John Chester Cover Art

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature's conflicts, the Chesters unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature's call, The Biggest Little Farm provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet.

© 2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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The Game Changers - Louie Psihoyos Cover Art

The Game Changers

The Game Changers

Executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan, The Game Changers follows James Wilks — elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter — whose world is turned upside down when he discovers a group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who prove that everything he had been taught about protein was a lie. Directed by Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos, The Game Changers mixes real-time, groundbreaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph. The film features some of the strongest, fastest and toughest athletes on the planet — and it’s backed by them too — with additional EPs including Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic, and Chris Paul. Wilks’ journey exposes outdated myths about food that not only affect human performance, but the health of the entire global population.

© 2019 Game Changers Film, LLC.

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Love, Antosha - Garret Price Cover Art

Love, Antosha

Love, Antosha

From a prolific career in film and television, Anton Yelchin left an indelible legacy as an actor. Through his journals and other writings, his photography, the original music he wrote, and interviews with his family, friends, and colleagues including Chris Pine, Kristen Stewart, and Jennifer Lawrence, Love, Antosha looks not just at Anton’s impressive career, but paints a broader portrait of the extraordinary man the world was cheated from seeing grow old.

© 2019 Lurker, Ltd.

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Fittest in Dubai - Gerry Blaksley Cover Art

Fittest in Dubai

Fittest in Dubai

The Dubai CrossFit® Championship was a four-day CrossFit Sanctioned competition that took place in Dubai. Produced by Dubai Film LLC, and with the goal of bringing together the top individual athletes from around the world to compete in the spirit of fitness, “Fittest in Dubai” is a 60 min documentary film of the first CrossFit Sanctional event in the world. First place male and female competitors qualify for a position to the CrossFit Games in the United States.

© 2019 Dubai Film LLC

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The Rise of Jordan Peterson - Patricia Marcoccia Cover Art

The Rise of Jordan Peterson

The Rise of Jordan Peterson

A rare, intimate glimpse into the life and mind of Jordan Peterson, the academic and best-selling author who captured the world’s attention with his criticisms of political correctness and his life-changing philosophy on discovering personal meaning. Christened as the most influential public intellectual in the western world, University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson skyrocketed to fame after he published a controversial viral video series entitled “Professor Against Political Correctness” in 2016. Within 2 years, he sold over 3 million copies of his self-help book, 12 Rules For Life, and became simultaneously branded by some as an academic rockstar selling out theatres around the world, and by others as a dangerous threat to progressive society. THE RISE OF JORDAN PETERSON intimately traces the transformative period of Peterson’s life while visiting rare moments with his family, friends and foes who share their own versions of the Jordan Peterson story.

© 2019 Holding Space Films Ltd

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Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood - Jesus Garces Lambert Cover Art

Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood

Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood

An exciting and unsettling cinematic journey through the life, work and torments of Caravaggio. Light and shadow, contrasts and contradictions, genius and intemperance distinguish his existence and his art. A narrative and visual excursus, filmed in: Milan, Florence, Rome, Naples and Malta.

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Paradise Hills - Alice Waddington Cover Art

Paradise Hills

Paradise Hills

On an isolated island, Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes up to find herself at Paradise Hills, a facility where high-class families send their daughters to become perfect versions of themselves. The facility is run by the mysterious Duchess (Milla Jovovich) where calibrated treatments including etiquette classes, vocal lessons, beauty treatments, gymnastics and restricted diets, revolve all physical and emotional shortcomings within two months. The outspoken Uma finds solace and friendship in other Paradise Hills residents -- Chloe (Danielle McDonald), Yu (Awkwafina) and Mexican popstar Amarna (Eiza Gonzalez). Uma soon realizes that lurking behind all this beauty is a sinister secret. It's a race against the clock as Uma and her friends try to escape Paradise Hills before it consumes them all.

© 2018 Nostromo Pictures SL/Colina Paraiso AIE / Nublar Productions LLC

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Plus One - Unknown Cover Art

Plus One

Plus One

From Executive Producer Ben Stiller, long-time friends Alice and Ben find themselves in that inevitable year that all late 20-somethings experience—in which seemingly every person they know gets married—and agree to be one another’s plus ones as they power through an endless parade of insufferable weddings. Winner of the Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award, PLUS ONE stars Maya Erskine (“PEN15”), Jack Quaid (“The Boys”), Beck Bennett (“Saturday Night Live”), Rosalind Chao (The Joy Luck Club) and Ed Begley Jr. (A Mighty Wind), PLUS ONE is “sharp, raunchy, and altogether winning” (SlashFilm).

© 2019 Plus One Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Mandy - Panos Cosmatos Cover Art

Mandy

Mandy

The quiet life of devoted couple Red (Nicolas Cage) and Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) takes a dark and bizarre turn when a nightmarish cult and their maniacal leader (Linus Roache) seek to possess Mandy's body and soul. A shocking assault on the innocent pair leads to a spiraling, surreal, bloody rampage of all out, mind-altering vengeance.

© 2017 Mandy Films, LTD. All Rights Reserved.

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Lady Bird - Greta Gerwig Cover Art

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father (Tracy Letts) loses his job. Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.

© 2017 InterActiveCorp Films, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Iceman - Felix Randau Cover Art

Iceman

Iceman

In the Ötztal Alps, more than 5,300 years ago, Kelab serves as protector of his small clan and their holy shrine, Tineka. While Kelab is away hunting, the settlement is savagely attacked by a band of raiders. Everyone, including his wife and son, are brutally slaughtered, and Tinkea is stolen. Driven by pain and anger, Kelab sets out on an odyssey to find the murderers, retrieve the lost relic and have his vengeance.

© 2019 Omnibus Entertainment

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In Search of Greatness - Gabe Polsky Cover Art

In Search of Greatness

In Search of Greatness

IN SEARCH OF GREATNESS is a groundbreaking documentary that reveals the true nature and nurture of the greatest athletes of all time. Through a series of intimate conversations and captivating footage, award-winning filmmaker Gabe Polsky leads viewers on an entertaining, thrilling, and inspiring personal journey. The film features original interviews with iconic athletes Wayne Gretzky, Pelé, and Jerry Rice as well as other greats like Muhammad Ali, Serena and Venus Williams, Rocky Marciano, Einstein and David Bowie.

© 2017 Creativity and Sport Doc LLC

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Cosmos - Elliot Weaver & Zander Weaver Cover Art

Cosmos

Cosmos

Professional space scientists by day, amateur astronomers by night, three friends park their car on a lone hilltop for another night of stargazing. While scanning the airwaves they uncover a coded message hiding in the static - what they believe is an alien signal. Unable to authenticate their discovery with other astronomers, the friends realize they are the sole witness to mankind's greatest discovery. With their limited gear and sheer willpower, they now race to record, prove and share their breakthrough before it is lost, but the truth they uncover will change our world forever. Inspired by 80s and 90s era adventure and set over the course of one night, Cosmos is a contemporary sci-fi movie exploring the thrilling first hours of first contact - offering spectacle and thrills through the eyes of three ordinary men who learn as much about each other as they do about our place in the Universe.

© 2019 Elliander Pictures

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Autonomy - Alex Horwitz Cover Art

Autonomy

Autonomy

Acclaimed author, Malcolm Gladwell, leads this feature documentary about the emerging technology of self-driving vehicles and the big questions they raise: what is control and who do we become as we relinquish it to machines?

© 2019 Hearst Magazine Media, Inc.

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Notorious - George Tillman Jr. Cover Art

Notorious

Notorious

Notorious is the story of Christopher Wallace who, through raw talent and sheer determination, transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler to become the greatest rapper of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. This story charts his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectation. Produced by Voletta Wallace (BIG's mother), Wayne Barrowman and Mark Pitts (BIG's managers), Notorious challenges us all to redefine our notion of what is "The American Dream."

© 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Crown Vic - Joel Souza Cover Art

Crown Vic

Crown Vic

During one night on patrol, a veteran cop (Thomas Jane) and his rookie partner (Luke Kleintank) chase down violent suspects while searching for a missing girl and hunting two cop killers on the loose in Los Angeles.

© 2019 CROWN VIC OWNER LLC

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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable - Aaron Lieber Cover Art

Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable

Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable

Bethany Hamilton's 'Unstoppable ' - the continuing story from shark attack survivor to fearless athlete, mother and UNSTOPPABLE force, a story of relentless strength and beauty.

© 2019 Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco - Joe Talbot Cover Art

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation. A wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights, and the other locals on the margins, The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a poignant and sweeping story of friendship, community, and the true meaning of home. Joe Talbot's directorial debut is a deep and resonant meditation on the stories we tell ourselves to find our place in the world.

© 2019 A24 Distribution, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Driven (2019) - Nick Hamm Cover Art

Driven (2019)

Driven (2019)

Inspired by true events, Driven is a wickedly comedic look at a bromance gone bad. Set in the opulence of early 1980s California, the story follows the meteoric rise of John DeLorean (Lee Pace), and his iconic DeLorean Motor Company, through his friendship with charming ex-con turned FBI informant, Jim Hoffman (Jason Sudeikis).

© 2018 Drive Film Productions Ltd, Corp. All Rights Reserved.

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Blink of an Eye

Blink of an Eye

Based on the NY Times bestselling book and directed by Paul Taublieb, Blink of an Eye, is a documentary about Michael Waltrip, his journey to a complex victory, and his star-crossed friendship with the iconic driver, Dale Earnhardt. The story begins when Michael leaves his small Kentucky town to follow in the footsteps of his brother Darrell, to make it as race car driver. Michael gets help from the legendary Richard Petty, but then proceeds to race 462 times without a win. The longest losing streak in NASCAR. Despite this, Earnhardt puts him in one of his cars in the 2001 Daytona 500. On the last lap, the running order is Michael in first, Earnhardt's son "Jr" in second, and Earnhardt himself in third. Earnhardt blocks the field of 40 cars behind him to protect Michael and Jr. As Michael takes the checkered flag, Earnhardt is swept up in what looks to be minor crash. Michael is ecstatic and waits for a hug from his friend. It never comes as Earnhardt was killed in his wreck. In the next weeks, Michael wrestles with guilt and questioning his victory. July that year finds Michael and Jr. back at Daytona for the summer race. Michael yearns for another victory. However, what he proceeds to do, in Earnhardt’s memory, shocks everyone.

© 2019 TAUBLIEB Films

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Heathers - Michael Lehmann Cover Art

Heathers

Heathers

Westerburg High School’s elite clique of popular girls is “The Heathers,” comprised of the powerful Heather Chandler, the green-with-envy Heather Duke, and the cowardly Heather McNamara. Rounding out the foursome is Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder), who is so fed up with the Heathers and the entire peer pressure cooker that she starts running with J.D. (Christian Slater), a mysterious – and possibly psychotic – motorcycle-riding newcomer. But what begins as their noble effort to rid Westerburg of its bad apples ends up taking a real toll. And their teen rebellion produces a serious and mounting body count. Shannen Doherty co-stars in this cruelly hilarious dark comedy, which became one of the biggest cult classics of the ‘80s.

© 1996 Lakeshore International Corp. All Rights Reserved.

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Mid90s

Mid90s

Written and directed by Jonah Hill, Mid90s is a funny, moving look at Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in '90s-era L.A. who meets a new group of friends at a local skate shop. They introduce him to an exciting world hidden in the parks and streets of the city — and offer a distraction from his turbulent home life. A film about the friendships that define us, Mid90s shows that sometimes we find our true family in the most unlikely of places.

© 2018 MOTORSKATEBOARDS, LLC

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Hereditary - Ari Aster Cover Art

Hereditary

Hereditary

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

© 2018 Hereditary Film Productions, LLC and A24 Distribution, LLC

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David Crosby: Remember My Name - AJ Eaton Cover Art

David Crosby: Remember My Name

David Crosby: Remember My Name

A revealing and deeply personal documentary exploring the life and creative renaissance of music icon David Crosby. A cultural force for over fifty years, Crosby faced an uncertain future after the 2015 dissolution of Crosby, Stills and Nash. Racked with health issues and personal obstacles, Crosby forged a new path at the age of 76. Seeking out younger musicians and recording a pair of critically-praised new albums, Crosby now sets out to make a mark in a world now so different from the generation he came to define in the 60's. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often-challenging journey with humor and bite. This inspirational story, filled with music, will speak to loyal fans, and legions of new ones.

© 2019 BMG Audiovisual Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Polaroid - Lars Klevberg Cover Art

Polaroid

Polaroid

From the Producer of IT and IT: Chapter Two. High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end.

© 2019 DPC SUB 1A1, LLC

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High Life - Claire Denis Cover Art

High Life

High Life

Monte (Robert Pattinson) and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. The crew—death-row inmates led by a doctor (Juliette Binoche) with sinister motives—has vanished. As the mystery of what happened onboard the ship is unraveled, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole. A staggering and primal film about love and intimacy, suffused with anguished memories of a lost Earth, High Life is a haunting, thrilling achievement from visionary director Claire Denis.

© 2018 - PANDORA FILM PRODUKTION, ALCATRAZ FILMS, THE APOCALYPSE FILMS COMPANY, MADANTS, ANDREW LAUREN PRODUCTIONS, THE BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE, ARTE FRANCE CINÉMA

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American Psycho (Uncut Version) - Mary Harron Cover Art

American Psycho (Uncut Version)

American Psycho (Uncut Version)

Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a Wall Street yuppie, obsessed with success, status and style, with a stunning fiancée (Reese Witherspoon). He is also a psychotic killer who rapes, murders and dismembers both strangers and acquaintances without provocation or purpose. Based on the controversial novel, the film offers a sharp satire of the dark side of yuppie culture in the '80s, while setting forth a vision that is both terrifying and chilling.

© MM Lions Gate Films, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Christmas Break-In - Michael Kampa Cover Art

Christmas Break-In

Christmas Break-In

Christmas Break-In is the story of Izzy, a spunky nine year-old who gets left at school on the last day before Christmas break. While her parents brave a blizzard to reach her, three bumbling crooks break into the school to hide out until the heat dies down. But when they take the school janitor hostage, Izzy will have to find a way to save him and teach the crooks a lesson.

© 2018 Christmas Break-in LLC

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What We Do In the Shadows - Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi Cover Art

What We Do In the Shadows

What We Do In the Shadows

Housemates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are three vampires who are trying to get by in modern society; from paying rent and doing housework to trying to get invited into nightclubs, they’re just like anyone else - except they’re immortal and must feast on human blood. When their 8000 year-old roommate Petyr, turns 20-something human hipster Nick, into a vampire, the guys must guide him through his newfound eternal life. In return, they are forced to learn a thing or two about modern society, fashion, technology, and the internet. But it’s the introduction of Nick’s human friend, Stu, that really changes the vampires’ lives and attitudes towards the world around them. When Stu’s life is threatened, the vampires discover that humans are worth fighting for, and that even though a heart may be cold and dead, it can still have feelings.

© 2014 Shadow Pictures Ltd

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Love & Mercy - Bill Pohlad Cover Art

Love & Mercy

Love & Mercy

LOVE & MERCY is an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson (portrayed by both John Cusack and Paul Dano), singer and songwriter for The Beach Boys. The film intimately examines the unique journey and ultimate salvation of this musical icon, whose success came at an extraordinary personal cost. Also starring Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti.

© 2015 Malibu Road, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Darkest Hour - Joe Wright Cover Art

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Academy Award® winner Gary Oldman gives a “towering performance” (Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair) in acclaimed director Joe Wright’s soaring drama DARKEST HOUR. As Hitler’s forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill (Oldman) is elected the new Prime Minister. With his party questioning his every move, and King George VI (Ben Mendelsohn) skeptical of his new political leader, it is up to Churchill to lead his nation and protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen. Also starring Academy Award® nominee Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily James, DARKEST HOUR is a powerful, inspirational drama.

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Wild Rose - Tom Harper Cover Art

Wild Rose

Wild Rose

Jessie Buckley delivers an unforgettable, star-making performance as Rose-Lynn Harlan, a rebellious country singer who dreams of trading the working-class streets of Glasgow for the Grand Ole Opry of Nashville. Fresh out of prison, Rose-Lynn juggles her menial job, two children, and committed mother, expertly portrayed by Oscar-nominee Julie Walters, as she pursues her bold ambition of a one-way ticket to musical stardom. With the support of her boss (Sophie Okonedo), Rose-Lynn embarks on a life-changing journey that challenges her sense of self and helps her discover her true voice. Complete with an electrifying soundtrack performed by Buckley, Wild Rose is a joyous human story steeped in music, courage, family, and achieving your dreams – no matter how far away they may appear. After all, all you need are three chords and the truth.

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