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Old Henry - Potsy Ponciroli Cover Art

Old Henry

Old Henry

A widowed farmer (Tim Blake Nelson) and his son take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gunslinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question. “Old Henry is the best revisionist Western since Unforgiven.” (Kaveh Jalinous, Under The Radar)

© 2021 Hideout Fund 1, LLC under exclusive license to Shout! Factory LLC

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The Green Knight - David Lowery Cover Art

The Green Knight

The Green Knight

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.

© 2021 Green Knight Productions LLC. All Rights Reserved

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Black Friday - Casey Tebo Cover Art

Black Friday

Black Friday

On Thanksgiving night, a group of disgruntled toy store employees begrudgingly arrive for work to open the store at midnight for the busiest shopping day of the year, Black Friday. Meanwhile, an alien parasite crashes to Earth in a meteor. This group of misfits led by store manager Jonathan (Bruce Campbell) and longtime employee Ken (Devon Sawa) soon find them themselves battling against hordes of holiday shoppers who have been turned into monstrous creatures hellbent on a murderous rampage.

© 2021 Black Friday Productions LLC

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The Lost Leonardo - Andreas Koefoed Cover Art

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo tells the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million, claimed to be a long-lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci. From the moment it is purchased from a shady New Orleans auction house, and its buyers discover masterful brushstrokes beneath its cheap restoration, the fate of the Salvator Mundi is driven by an insatiable quest for fame, money and power. But as its price soars, so do questions about its authenticity. Is this multi-million dollar painting actually by Leonardo - or do certain power players simply want it to be? Unravelling the hidden agendas of the world's richest men and most powerful art institutions, The Lost Leonardo reveals how vested interests became all-important, and the truth secondary.

© 2021 TLL ApS. All Rights Reserved.

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Copshop - Joe Carnahan Cover Art

Copshop

Copshop

Screaming through the Nevada desert in a bullet-ridden Crown Vic, wily con artist Teddy Murretto (Frank Grillo) hatches a desperate plan to hide out from lethal hitman Bob Viddick (Gerard Butler): He sucker-punches rookie officer Valerie Young (Alexis Louder) to get himself arrested and locked up in a small-town police station. But jail can't protect Murretto for long. Viddick schemes his own way into detention, biding his time in a nearby cell until he can complete his mission. When the arrival of a competing assassin (Toby Huss) ignites all-out mayhem, mounting threats force Viddick to get creative if he wants to finish the job and escape the explosive situation.

© 2021 Open Road Films. All Rights Reserved.

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Cruel Intentions - Roger Kumble Cover Art

Cruel Intentions

Cruel Intentions

An adaptation of Dangerous Liaisons set among wealthy teenagers in modern New York. Kathryn makes a bet that her step-brother, Sebastian, won't be able to bed Annette, a wholesome virgin who wants to wait for love. If Sebastian loses, Kathryn gets his Jaguar, if he wins, he gets Kathryn. Things become complicated when Sebastian finds himself falling for Annette.

© Cruel Productions, LLC

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Zola - Janicza Bravo Cover Art

Zola

Zola

"Y’all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out? It’s kind of long but full of suspense”. Thus began the odyssey of one A’Ziah King, aka ZOLA. From acclaimed writer/director Janicza Bravo, Zola's stranger than fiction saga, which she first told in a now iconic series of viral, uproarious tweets, comes to dazzling cinematic life. Zola (Taylour Paige), a Detroit waitress, strikes up a new friendship with a customer, Stefani (Riley Keough), who seduces her to join a weekend of dancing and partying in Florida. What at first seems like a glamorous trip full of “hoeism” rapidly transforms into a 48-hour journey involving a nameless pimp, an idiot boyfriend, some Tampa gangsters and other unexpected adventures in this wild, see-it-to-believe-it tale.

© 2021 Bird of Paradise. All Rights Reserved

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Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road - Brent Wilson Cover Art

Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

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.

© 2021 Leyline Entertainment

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Bone Tomahawk

Bone Tomahawk

When a group of cannibal savages kidnaps settlers from the small town of Bright Hope, an unlikely team of gunslingers, led by Sheriff Hunt (Kurt Russell), sets out to bring them home.

© 2015 Twilight Riders, LLC

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The Wrestler - Darren Aronofsky Cover Art

The Wrestler

The Wrestler

A powerful portrait of a battered dreamer, ex-professional wrestler Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke), who despite himself and the odds stacked against him, lives to be a hero once again in the only place he considers home — inside the ring. The Wrestler is the winner of 2 Golden Globes® including Best Actor Mickey Rourke and Best Original Song by Bruce Springsteen.

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

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature, Hayao Miyazaki's wondrous fantasy adventure is a dazzling masterpiece from one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animation. Chihiro's family is moving to a new house, but when they stop on the way to explore an abandoned village, her parents undergo a mysterious transformation and Chihiro is whisked into a world of fantastic spirits ruled over by the sorceress Yubaba. Put to work in a magical bathhouse for spirits and demons, Chihiro must use all her wits to survive in this strange new place, find a way to free her parents and return to the normal world. Overflowing with imaginative creatures and thrilling storytelling, Spirited Away became a worldwide smash hit, and is one of the most critically-acclaimed films of all time.

© 2019 Studio Ghibli/GKIDS under exclusive license to Shout Factory LLC , 2001 Studio Ghibli - NDDTM

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13 Minutes - Lindsay Gossling Cover Art

13 Minutes

13 Minutes

Four families in a Heartland town are tested in a single day when a tornado hits, forcing paths to cross and redefining the meaning of survival.

© 2021 IP Thirteen Minutes LP

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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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God's Not Dead: We the People - Vance Null Cover Art

God's Not Dead: We the People

God's Not Dead: We the People

The God's Not Dead series continues in "God's Not Dead: We the People", as Reverend Dave finds himself at the defense of a group of Christian homeschooling families after they receive an impromptu inspection by a progressive, local-government official – who doesn't like what she finds. Believing that the children are receiving an inferior education compared to their public school counterparts, and potentially being unfairly indoctrinated at a young age by their Bible-believing parents, the families are ordered to return their children to the public school system, or else face exorbitant fines and contempt of court. Taken aback by the interference of the government, and believing that their right to educate their own children as a freedom worth fighting for, the resistant families, along with Reverend Dave, are invited to Washington to testify in a landmark congressional hearing that will determine the future of public (and private) education in our country for years to come.

© 2021 Pinnacle Peak Pictures, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Riders of Justice

Riders of Justice

English dub available. Recently deployed Markus (Mads Mikkelsen: Another Round, Doctor Strange) is forced to return home to care for his teenage daughter after his wife is killed in a tragic train accident. But when a survivor of the wrecked train surfaces claiming foul play, Markus begins to suspect his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission of revenge to find those responsible.

© 2020 Zentropa Entertainments3 ApS & Zentropa Sweden AB

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Clerk. - Malcom Ingram Cover Art

Clerk.

Clerk.

An immersive behind the scenes documentary examining the life and career of indie filmmaking and cultural icon Kevin Smith. The story starts with the first-time director before he takes the world by surprise at the Sundance Film Festival, with his seminal indie comedy sensation ‘Clerks’, and follows his life and cinematic output since. Like his films, the documentary examines Kevin’s affinity for countless juicy topics; from male relationships and sexuality to religious fanaticism and comic book culture. Using interviews, clips, testimonials and never before seen archival footage, 'Clerk' is a colorful oral history of one of the entertainment industry’s most incredible journeys, as told by his friends, his collaborators, industry professionals and the Not So Silent Bob himself, Kevin Smith.

© (2021) 2645179 Ontario Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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A Rainy Day in New York - Woody Allen Cover Art

A Rainy Day in New York

A Rainy Day in New York

Woody Allen returns to the romantic fields of previous hits Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Midnight in Paris, assembling an all-star cast also including Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Selena Gomez, Jude Law, Diego Luna and Liev Schreiber, for a charming, sizzling and comedic tale set amidst the fast-paced dizzying streets of The Big Apple. A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK tells the story of college sweethearts, Gatsby (Chalamet) and Ashleigh (Fanning), whose plans for a romantic weekend together in New York City are dashed as quickly as the sunlight turns into showers. The two are soon parted, and through a series of chance meetings and comical adventures they will discover that, while you only live once, once is enough if you find the right person.

© 2020 Under Exclusive License to Signature Entertainment Ltd.

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The Beta Test - Jim Cummings & PJ McCabe Cover Art

The Beta Test

The Beta Test

A married Hollywood agent receives a mysterious letter for an anonymous sexual encounter and becomes ensnared in a sinister world of lying, murder and infidelity in this scintillating satire.

© 2021 Purple Envelope LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson Cover Art

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of legendary concierge Gustave H. and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft of a priceless painting; a raging battle for an enormous family fortune; and a desperate chase on motorcycles, trains, sleds, and skis - all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.

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

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The Marksman (2021) - Robert Lorenz Cover Art

The Marksman (2021)

The Marksman (2021)

Ex-Marine and hardened Arizona rancher Jim Hanson (Liam Neeson) simply wants to be left alone as he tries to make a living on an isolated stretch of borderland. But everything changes when he witnesses 11-year-old migrant Miguel and his mother fleeing from a band of assassins sent by a ruthless drug cartel. After being caught in a shootout, Miguel's mother begs Jim to take her son to the safety of their family in Chicago. Defying law enforcement, Jim and Miguel hit the road and slowly begin to forge an unlikely friendship while the cartel's relentless assassins blaze a bloody trail, hot on their heels.

© 2020 Open Road Films. All Rights Reserved.

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Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time - Robert B. Weide & Don Argott Cover Art

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

Experience the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut, through the 25-year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it.

© 2021 B Plus Productions, LLC. All rights reserved.

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The Dawn Wall

The Dawn Wall

In January, 2015, American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb the Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot rock face in Yosemite National Park, California. The pair lived on the sheer vertical cliff for weeks, igniting a frenzy of global media attention. But for Tommy Caldwell, the Dawn Wall was much more than just a climb. It was the culmination of a lifetime defined by overcoming obstacles. At the age of 22, the climbing prodigy was taken hostage by rebels in Kyrgyzstan. Shortly after, he lost his index finger in an accident, but resolved to come back stronger. When his marriage fell apart, he escaped the pain by fixating on the extraordinary goal of free climbing the Dawn Wall. Blurring the line between dedication and obsession, Caldwell and his partner Jorgeson spend six years meticulously plotting and practicing their route. On the final attempt, with the world watching, Caldwell is faced with a moment of truth. Should he abandon his partner to fulfill his ultimate dream, or risk his own success for the sake of their friendship?

© 2018 Red Bull Media House Austria GmbH, MMXVIII

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Minari - Lee Isaac Chung Cover Art

Minari

Minari

A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

© 2020 A24 DISTRIBUTION, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Darjeeling Limited - Wes Anderson Cover Art

The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited

After the death of their father, three estranged American brothers share a train ride across India in search of their mother.

© 2007 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

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After We Collided - Roger Kumble Cover Art

After We Collided

After We Collided

In this second installment based on the worldwide bestseller After, we follow Tessa’s intense breakup and its aftermath. Will love overcome the past?

© After II Movie, LLC

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One Shot - James Nunn Cover Art

One Shot

One Shot

In an effort to prevent a terrorist attack on Washington D.C., an elite squad of Navy SEALs led by Lt. Jake Harris (Scott Adkins) and a junior CIA analyst Zoe Anderson (Ashley Greene) must retrieve a detainee from a CIA black site on a remote island. Tensions flare as Site Manager Jack Yorke (Ryan Phillippe) refuses to release the suspected terrorist based solely on Anderson's intel, but when the base comes under attack by waves of insurgents they must band together to complete the mission.

© 2021 One Shot Film Limited

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The Observers - Roger R. Richards Cover Art

The Observers

The Observers

From controversial and visionary director Roger R. Richards, “The Observers” is an in-depth exploration, into the at times horrifying, yet equally fascinating abyss of modern day UFOlogy. Richards brings together top UFO researchers, whistleblowers, witnesses, abductee's and experiencers, in his 5th feature documentary dedicated to unpacking the complex nature of our collective reality. Filmed during the release of the much anticipated 2021 UAP (unidentifiable arial phenomenon) report, The Observers is a comprehensive and timely conversation that plumbs the depths of the UFO phenomenon and asks the hard questions at the heart of this global enigma. The Observers showcases an impressive cast of credible voices of influence that includes Luis Elizondo, Linda M. Howe, Richard Dolan, William Henry, Whitley Strieber, Jesse Ventura, John Greenewald Jr. and Jimmy Church of Fade to Black Radio. If you have ever questioned the possibility of time travel, extraterrestrial life, advanced top-secret technology, or alternate dimensions, “The Observers” is a nonstop, must see, mind bender. Awaken to the possibilities of an unimaginable reality, where UFO Disclosure triggers a quantum leap in human evolution.

© 2021 AUYRN Films

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Restrepo - Tim Hetherington Cover Art

Restrepo

Restrepo

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for documentary, RESTREPO chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. The movie focuses on 15 soldiers based at "Outpost Restrepo," named after a platoon medic killed early in the deployment. Filmed by author Sebastian Junger ("War") and award-winning photographer Tim Hetherington, RESTREPO takes viewers on their own 90-minute deployment, without comment or agenda. This is war, full stop. A National Geographic Entertainment release.

© 2010 National Geographic Entertainment

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Burnt - John Wells Cover Art

Burnt

Burnt

Oscar®-nominee Bradley Cooper stars as renowned rockstar chef Adam Jones, the owner of a two-star Michelin restaurant who has a bad attitude and even worse habits to match. When his arrogance destroys his successful career, Jones uncovers a new resolve and is now  determined to rebuild his life and achieve one of the most elusive culinary distinctions: a third Michelin Star. To shut down his dissenters Jones assembles a new crew, including the beautiful Helene (Sienna Miller), to help him battle the odds and launch a new top restaurant. Oscar®-winner Emma Thompson, Oscar®-nominee Uma Thurman, Omar Sy, Daniel Brühl, Matthew Rhys, and Alicia Vikander costar in this remarkably funny and emotional comedy about the love of food, the love between two people, and the power of second chances.

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Juno - Jason Reitman Cover Art

Juno

Juno

When she becomes unexpectedly pregnant by a guy pal, a 16-year-old girl in small-town Minnesota decides to give her baby to the "perfect" couple she locates from the classified ads, only to discover that the impending adoption is pushing them towards divorce and causing her to fall in love with the biological father of the child.

© 2007 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

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East of the Mountains - SJ Chiro Cover Art

East of the Mountains

East of the Mountains

Ben Givens (Tom Skerritt), a retired heart surgeon and recent widower, learns he has terminal cancer. Determined to navigate his final days on his own terms, he shares the news with no one - not even his daughter (Mira Sorvino) - instead traveling back to his boyhood home in Eastern Washington with only his dog in tow. But the journey does not go as planned; the familiar landscape triggers memories and a connection with a kind stranger (Annie Gonzalez) inspires new insight. Based on David Guterson's best-selling novel and unfolding against the scenic vistas of the Columbia Basin, this compelling character study offers a long-overdue showcase for one of cinema’s greatest treasures.

© 2021 Phantom Rock Films LLC.

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Werewolves Within

Werewolves Within

When a killer terrorizes the snowed-in residents of a small town, it falls to the new forest ranger to find out who - or what - lurks among them in this hilarious horror whodunnit.

© 2020 Creature Within Productions LLC All Rights Reserved.

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Carol - Todd Haynes Cover Art

Carol

Carol

A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara), is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage. As an immediate connection sparks between them, the innocence of their first encounter dims and their connection deepens.

© NUMBER 9 FILMS (CAROL) LIMITED / CHANNEL FOUR TELEVISION CORPORATION 2014. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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No Man of God - Amber Sealey Cover Art

No Man of God

No Man of God

In 1980, Ted Bundy was sentenced to death by electrocution. In the years that followed, he agreed to disclose the details of his crimes, but only to one man. Starring Elijah Wood and Luke Kirby, No Man of God is based on the true story of the strange and complicated relationship that developed between FBI agent Bill Hagmaier and an incarcerated Ted Bundy in the years leading to Bundy's execution.

© 2021 No Man of God, LLC

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Galveston - Melanie Laurent Cover Art

Galveston

Galveston

Roy (Ben Foster) is a heavy-drinking criminal enforcer and mob hit man whose boss set him up in a double-cross scheme. After killing his would-be assassins before they could kill him, Roy discovers Rocky (Elle Fanning), a young woman being held captive, and reluctantly takes her with him on his escape. Determined to find safety and sanctuary in Galveston, Roy must find a way to stop his boss from pursuing them while trying to out-run the demons from his and Rocky’s pasts.

© 2018 Emerald Shores LLC All Rights Reserved.

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Jeepers Creepers 3 (Theatrical Edition) - Victor Salva Cover Art

Jeepers Creepers 3 (Theatrical Edition)

Jeepers Creepers 3 (Theatrical Edition)

On the last day of The Creeper’s 23 day feeding frenzy, Sergeant Tubbs teams up with a task force hell-bent on destroying the creature for good. The Creeper fights back in his gory glory as his enemies get close to finding his dark origins.

© 2017 Brandon Farm, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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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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Promising Young Woman

Promising Young Woman

From visionary director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman...until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie's life is what it appears to be: she's wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she's living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story.

© 2019 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Karen

Karen

An entitled, racist, Caucasian woman pulls out all the stops to rid her precious neighborhood of the peaceful African American couple who just moved in next door.

© 2021 Karen the Film LLC

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Venus and Serena

Venus and Serena

An unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of the greatest sister act professional tennis has ever seen. With unprecedented access, the film tells the inspiring story of how these two women, against all odds, but with the help of visionary parents, made it to the top.

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The Way, Way Back

The Way, Way Back

Dive into this hilarious comedy from the studio that brought you Little Miss Sunshine and Juno! While 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) is being dragged on a family trip with his mom (Toni Collette) and her overbearing boyfriend (Steve Carell), he befriends the gregarious manager (Sam Rockwell) of a local water park. The two form a powerful bond, resulting in a vacation Duncan will never forget!

© 2013 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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The Last Rite

The Last Rite

Lucy, suffering from sleep paralysis, falls pray to a demonic force. Torn between sanity and the unknown, Lucy is left with no alternative but to contact a local priest, Father Roberts for help.

© 2020 Nocturnal Pictures

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Ex Machina

Ex Machina

Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, EX MACHINA. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test—charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan’s latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated––and more deceptive––than the two men could have imagined.

© 2014 UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS LLLP

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Apocalypto

Apocalypto

From Academy Award winning filmmaker Mel Gibson, comes Apocalypto: a heart stopping mythic action-adventure set against the turbulent end times of the once great Mayan civilization. When his idyllic existence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, a man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

© 2006 Icon Distribution. Inc

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Moonlight

Moonlight

2017 Oscar® Award Winner for Best Picture

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, MOONLIGHT is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Jenkins’s staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.

© 2016 A24 Distribution, LLC

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Heart of Champions - Michael Mailer Cover Art

Heart of Champions

Heart of Champions

After finishing last in the national championship, a college rowing team descends into turmoil and constant infighting between team leaders Alex (Alexander Ludwig), Chris (Charles Melton), and John (Alex MacNicoll). A tough Army veteran, Coach Murphy (Michael Shannon), arrives at the start of the new season to transform the status quo and unlock their true potential. Using his experience and unconventional methods to help them overcome petty rivalries and personal challenges, Coach Murphy must inspire these young men to learn what it takes to be a team before they can be champions.

© Greenboat Capital LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Prisoners of the Ghostland

Prisoners of the Ghostland

In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by a wealthy warlord, The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has run away. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days if he doesn’t find the missing girl, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman — and his own path to redemption.

© 2021 POGL Sales and Collections LLC

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I Am Patrick Swayze

I Am Patrick Swayze

I Am Patrick Swayze is a feature documentary film exploring the 1980’s most recognizable leading man, who challenged Hollywood’s very notions of masculinity and redefined what it meant to be the Sexiest Man Alive. Featuring never-before-seen home videos, photographs and original interviews with those who knew Patrick best—including the illustrious costars of his biggest films—this documentary dives beyond his status as a sex-symbol to reveal the complexities of an often misunderstood movie star. From his ferocious drive, to his most iconic roles and off camera battles with alcohol and cancer, Patrick’s family, friends and collaborators reflect on the life and legacy of the man they endearingly called Buddy. Whether he was leading a pack of outsiders, performing acrobatics 10,000 feet in the air, strutting in full drag, or sweeping women, literally, off their feet, he approached every role with vulnerability and fearlessness. I Am Patrick Swayze channels the same tenderness and strength that defined not only Patrick’s beloved characters, but the remarkable man he was—a man who was born to be either a Texas cowboy, prolific dancer, all-star athlete or a true artist, who instead decided to be all of them. I Am Patrick Swayze features a star-studded cast including Patrick’s widow, Lisa Niemi, brother, Don Swayze, co-stars Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Sam Elliott, Jennifer Grey, C. Thomas Howell, Marshall R. Teague, Kelly Lynch and Lori Petty, director Roland Joffe, agent Nicole David, manager Kate Edwards, personal assistant Rosemary Hygate, stuntman Cliff McLaughlin, and bodyguard Frank Whiteley.

© 2019 Network Films Sixteen Inc.

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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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The Feast

The Feast

Rooted in the potent mythical fables of Wales, this breakout debut feature from SXSW unfolds over the course of a single night, as an affluent family gathers at their lavish home in the Welsh mountains for a dinner party, hosting a local businessman and neighboring farmer to broker a business deal to mine the surrounding countryside. When a mysterious young woman arrives to be the family's waitress for the evening, they find their beliefs and values challenged, as her quiet yet disturbing presence begins to unravel their lives – slowly, deliberately, and with the most terrifying of consequences. A slow burn meditation on history and tradition, greed and responsibility, identity and difference, The Feast is a contemporary morality tale that questions who is truly meant to inherit the earth, permeated with a mounting sense of dread that leads to a horrifying, blood-soaked conclusion.

© 2020 Sgrech Cyf