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Ben Is Back - Peter Hedges Cover Art

Ben Is Back

Ben Is Back

19 year-old Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) unexpectedly returns home to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly (Julia Roberts), is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother’s undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

© 2018 BBP West BIB, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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On the Basis of Sex - Mimi Leder Cover Art

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Academy Award® nominee Felicity Jones), On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg (Armie Hammer), to fight the case that catapults her into one of the most important public figures of our time.

© 2018 Focus Features. All Rights Reserved.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? - Marielle Heller Cover Art

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant).

© 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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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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Combat Obscura - Miles Lagoze Cover Art

Combat Obscura

Combat Obscura

Just out of high school, at the age of 18, Miles Lagoze enlisted in the Marine Corps. He was deployed to Afghanistan where he served as Combat Camera — his unit's official videographer, tasked with shooting and editing footage for the Corps’ recruiting purposes and historical initiatives. But upon discharging, Lagoze took all the footage he and his fellow cameramen shot, and he assembled quite simply the very documentary the Corps does not want you to see. Combat Obscura is a groundbreaking look at the daily life of Marines in a war zone as told by the Marines themselves. More than a mere compilation of violence, the edit ingeniously repurposes the original footage to reveal the intensity and paradoxes of an ambiguous war from an unvarnished perspective.

© 2018 Miles Lagoze

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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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Stan & Ollie - Jon S. Baird Cover Art

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie

Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s greatest comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans. Even as the tour becomes a hit, Stan & Ollie can’t quite shake the specter of Laurel & Hardy’s past; the long-buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver’s failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership. A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages, they are aware that they may be approaching their swan song, trying to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.

© 2018 eOne Features (S&O) Limited and British Broadcasting Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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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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Bryan Callen: Complicated Apes - Brian Volk-Weiss Cover Art

Bryan Callen: Complicated Apes

Bryan Callen: Complicated Apes

Bryan Callen records his third special in Chicago’s historic Thalia Hall and reconsiders our debate on all things equality. He rails against our tendencies to turn each other into nouns like black, white, immigrant, Muslim, gay, straight, man, woman, and instead suggests that the best way to navigate our current culture war is to think of our fellow humans not as a fixed label, but as verbs.

© 2019 The Nacelle Company, LLC

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The Clovehitch Killer - Duncan Skiles Cover Art

The Clovehitch Killer

The Clovehitch Killer

A shocking revelation turns a teenage boy's world upside down in this chilling look at the evil that can lurk below even the most wholesome surface. Tyler Burnside (Charlie Plummer) is a Boy Scout, a volunteer at his local church, and the dutiful son of an upstanding, community leader dad (Dylan McDermott). Only one thing troubles the quiet Kentucky town he lives in: the unsolved murders—in which ten women were brutally tortured and killed by a psychopath known as Clovehitch—that rocked the community more than a decade ago. When Tyler discovers a cache of disturbing images in his father's possession, he begins to suspect that the man he trusts most in the world may be Clovehitch—and that his deadly rampage may not be over. With unrelenting tension, director Duncan Skiles crafts a picture-perfect vision of the all-American family—and then piece by piece rips it to shreds.

© 2016 CLOVEHITCH FILM, LLC

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Under the Eiffel Tower - Archie Borders Cover Art

Under the Eiffel Tower

Under the Eiffel Tower

Under the Eiffel Tower is a coming-of-middle-age tale that follows stalled bourbon salesman Stuart (VEEP's Matt Walsh) on a journey across the French countryside after a heart-crushing break up in Paris. Just when a life crisis threatens, a possible romance blooms with a local wine saleswoman (Cesar-nominated actress, Judith Godrèche).Also featuring a notable ensemble cast including Reid Scott (VEEP), David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer), Gary Cole (Talladega Nights), Michaela Watkins (Casual), and Dylan Gelula (Flower).

© 2017 Under the Eiffel Tower, LLC

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For Love Or Money - Mark Murphy Cover Art

For Love Or Money

For Love Or Money

Mark’s (Robert Kazinsky, "True Blood") life is going great; he’s about to become a multi-millionaire and he’s marrying the love of his life, Connie (Samantha Barks, LES MISÉRABLES). However, all is not what it appears to be in Mark’s perfect life. Turns out, Connie has been secretly plotting to steal his impending millions. Not to be made a fool, Mark quickly puts a plan into action to see just how far Connie is willing to go to get her hands on his money.

© 2018 Family Dies Limited

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Black Tide - Erick Zonca Cover Art

Black Tide

Black Tide

Dany, the Arnault family’s teenage son, has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective. He sets out to find the missing teenager while he is reluctant to take care of his own son, Denis, 16, who seems to be mixed up in drug trafficking. When Mr. Bellaile, Dany’s French tutor, learns about his former student’s disappearance, he offers his services to the detective. He is very interested in the investigation. Too interested, perhaps...

© 2016 Curiosa Films, Mars Films

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The Wife - BJÖRN RUNGE Cover Art

The Wife

The Wife

The interwoven story of a couple's youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later—a lifetime's shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love.

© 2017 Meta Film London Limited. All Rights Reserved.

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Mission of Honor

Mission of Honor

Mission of Honor tells the story of polish pilots who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of Jan Zumbach (Iwan Rheon), fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how these brave pilots, driven across Europe by the German war machine, finally made their last stand. Flying Hurricanes for the RAF over Britain, they became a key component in the legend of ‘The Few’. Up against the might of the Luftwaffe they hoped that, by saving Great Britain from Nazi invasion, they were keeping the dream of a free Poland alive. In the lethal melee above England in that summer of 1940, they fought with a tenacity and skill that earned them the admiration of the whole British nation. The dogfights against superior planes cost some of the men their lives. The constant strain of gladiatorial combat took away the sanity of others. But, as Zumbach discovers as the war stutters to a close, becoming the best in the RAF is a hollow victory for the Poles. This powerful and gripping WWII RAF story is directed by David Blair (The Messenger, Away, Accused) and includes an impressive ensemble cast including Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones, Marvel’s Inhumans), Milo Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge), Stefanie Martini (Crooked House, Prime Suspect 1973), Krystof Hadek (Under the Skin, Dark Blue World) and Marcin Dorocinski (Pitbull Anthropoid).

© 2018 Prospect Three LTD & Film Slate One LTD

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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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K2: Siren of the Himalayas - Dave Ohlson Cover Art

K2: Siren of the Himalayas

K2: Siren of the Himalayas

This breathtaking film follows an historic attempt to summit the world's most challenging peak on the 100-year anniversary of the Duke of Abruzzi's landmark K2 expedition in 1909. World-class alpinists Fabrizio Zangrilli and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner team up with veteran climbers Jake Meyer and Chris Szymiec in a dangerous foray of high altitude mountaineering. The documentary also examines the history and geography of the Karakoram mountains while contemplating the risks, rewards and personal nature of exploration in an age when there are few blank spots left on the map. The second highest peak on Earth at 8,611 meters, K2 is also one of the most dangerous mountains to climb - for every four people who have reached the summit of K2, one person has died trying.

© 2012 Ursus Films, 2R Productions, Roped In Productions

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The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man - Tommy Avallone Cover Art

The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man

The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man

The documentary follows one man's journey to find meaning in Bill Murray's many unexpected adventures with everyday people. Featuring rare and never-before seen footage of the comedic icon participating in stories previously presumed to be urban legend. Whether it be singing karaoke late at night with strangers or crashing a kickball game in the middle of the afternoon, Bill Murray lives in the moment and by doing so, creates magic with real people.

© 2018 Believable Grin Movie LLC

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Swiped

Swiped

A womanizing college student ( Noah Centineo ) enlists his nerdy roommate (Kendall Sanders ) to code the ultimate hook up app by agreeing to pay for his tuition to attend MIT but unexpected consequences ensue.

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RBG

RBG

At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career. From Betsy West and Julie Cohen, and co-produced by Storyville Films and CNN Films.

© 2018 Cable News Network. All Rights Reserved

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The Hole In the Ground - Lee Cronin Cover Art

The Hole In the Ground

The Hole In the Ground

Sarah and her young son Chris move to a new home in the Irish countryside next to a forest that hides an enormous sinkhole. One night, Chris vanishes, and when he reappears he seems unharmed and unchanged. But, as his behavior grows increasingly disturbing, Sarah begins to fear that the boy who has returned may not be her son at all. The feature debut from writer-director Lee Cronin, The Hole in the Ground weaves suspense, terror, and supernatural folklore into a richly evocative story about the primal fears of motherhood.

© 2018 Savage Production Ltd, Wrong Men North, Made All Rights Reserved

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Eighth Grade - Bo Burnham Cover Art

Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school.

© 2018 A24 DIistribution, LLC

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Mid90s - Jonah Hill Cover Art

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 Old Man & the Gun - David Lowery Cover Art

The Old Man & the Gun

The Old Man & the Gun

The Old Man & the Gun is based on the mostly true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his daring prison escape at age 70 to a string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who is captivated by Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and the woman (Sissy Spacek) who loves him despite his criminal ways.

© 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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The Quake

The Quake

After surviving The Wave, Kristian Eikjord (Kristoffer Joner, Mission: Impossible – Fallout) and his family find themselves at the center of another natural disaster. This time, the ground beneath Oslo, Norway can’t be trusted. For geologists like Kristian, studying the daily quakes proves that it’s no longer a matter of if, but when the next catastrophic event will strike. Will it surpass the devastating earthquake that destroyed the city in 1904? The Quake follows Kristian as he makes a perilous attempt to help his wife, daughter and others escape a crumbling skyscraper when nature takes its course again.

© 2018 FANTEFILM FIKSJON AS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music (Director's Cut) - Michael Wadleigh Cover Art

Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music (Director's Cut)

Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music (Director's Cut)

"Woodstock," the concert, gave voice to the spirit of a generation, offering the world a three-day microcosm of the turbulent '60s, set to the music of the era's greatest rock performers. "Woodstock," the film, captures it all, now with more than 40 minutes of added material and masterfully remixed sound. This Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Feature shows in spectacular detail how and why the legendary "Summer of Love" festival was an historical event, and now features additional interviews, memorable footage and, of course, more of the music that brought this "happening" together. The Hollywood Reporter calls this "inspiring and dramatic... With the terrific new sound, gorgeous new prints and overall high quality of filmmaking, the entire film feels as fresh and vital as when it first burst on the scene in 1970." This ground-breaking documentary also offered an early career boost to a young Martin Scorsese ("GoodFellas," "The Aviator"), who served as an editor and assistant director. In 1996, the film was inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

© 1994 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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I Am Richard Pryor - Jesse James Miller Cover Art

I Am Richard Pryor

I Am Richard Pryor

I Am Richard Pryor tells the story of the legendary performer and iconic social satirist, who transcended race and social barriers by delivering his honest irreverent and biting humor to America's stages and living rooms until his death at 65. Featuring an iconic comedic cast, historians, activists and artists who provide a unique brushstroke into the complex world of Pryor. The film dives deeply into the psyche of a comedic genius whose mother was a prostitute, father a pimp, and grandmother a madam. Pryor dispensed a penetrating comedic view of African American life - essentially comedy without jokes - that struck a chord with audiences of every ethnic, social and economic disposition.

© 2018 Network Films Fourteen Inc.

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The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One - Shane Abbess Cover Art

The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One

The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One

When a dangerous outbreak threatens to destroy everyone living on a newly colonized planet, Lt. Kane Sommerville goes against orders and leaves his station to rescue his young daughter before it's too late.

© 2016 Storm Vision Entertainment Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

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Three Identical Strangers - Tim Wardle Cover Art

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers tells the astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of 19, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio’s joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes far beyond their own lives – a secret that goes to very heart of all human behavior.

© 2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Spring Breakers

Spring Breakers

From visionary director Harmony Korine comes a bold new vision of the seasonal American ritual known as spring break — the bacchanalia of bikinis, beach parties and beer bongs that attracts hordes of college students each year. Brit (Ashley Benson), Faith (Selena Gomez), Candy (Vanessa Hudgens) and Cotty (Rachel Korine) are best friends anxious to cut loose on their own spring break adventure, but they lack sufficient funds. After holding up a restaurant for quick cash, the girls head to the shore in a stolen car for what they discover is the party of a lifetime. They’re thrown in jail — but quickly bailed out by Alien (James Franco), a local rapper, drug pusher and arms dealer who lures them into a criminal underbelly that’s as lurid as it is liberating for a close-knit gang of girlfriends who are still figuring out their path. With a hallucinatory musical score by Cliff Martinez (DRIVE) and Skrillex, SPRING BREAKERS is an electrifying pop poem to girls gone wild. Harmony Korine unleashes a ferocious, feverish and furiously alive youth quake examining the sensory overload of a new generation of restless youth.

© 2012 Spring Breakers, LLC

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Against the Clock

Against the Clock

After CIA Agent, Kelley Chandler (Mark Polish) is seriously injured during a mission, his wife, Tess (Dianna Agron, “Glee”), a former CIA operative, becomes determined to find out what happened - a truth the CIA Director (Oscar® nominee, Andy Garcia) wants concealed at all cost. Written and Directed by Polish and also starring Justin Bartha (NATIONAL TREASURE), the film is a high-suspense conspiracy spy-fi thriller that forces Tess and Kelley to tackle both mental and physical extremes to uncover the truth.

© 2018 Headlock Film Holdings, LLC

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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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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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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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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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Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

The life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through interviews with the characters closest to Vincent and through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death. Loving Vincent features 120 of Vincent van Gogh's greatest paintings. The plot, drawn from the 800 letters written by the painter himself, leads us to the significant people and events in the time prior to his unexpected death. Every shot is painted just as Vincent himself painted.

© 2017 BreakThru Productions

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Whip It

Whip It

The directorial debut of Drew Barrymore, stars Ellen Page (Juno) as Bliss, a rebellious Texas teen who throws in her small town beauty pageant crown for the rowdy world of roller derby. Marcia Gay Harden (Mystic River, Pollack) plays Bliss' disapproving mother, while Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live) and Juliette Lewis (Old School) play roller-derby stars. Also starring Eve, Jimmy Fallon, and Daniel Stern.

© 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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The Layover

The Layover

Single and jobless, best friends Meg (Kate Upton) and Kate (Alexandra Daddario) are in a rough patch. When the pair decides to take a tropical vacation to escape the stress of their lives, a hurricane reroutes their flight to St. Louis for an extended layover. Stuck in a hotel with their fellow passengers, Meg and Kate suddenly find that their vacation has turned into an all-out competition for the same hot guy (Matt Barr) they met on the plane.

© 2016 LAYOVER, LLC. All Rights Reserved

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Lords of Chaos

Lords of Chaos

In 1987 Oslo, 17-year-old Euronymous becomes fixated on creating "true Norwegian black metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality begin to blur.

© 2019 Fox Vice Films Holdings, LLC and VICE Media LLC

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Diet Fiction

Diet Fiction

This film exposes the most popular diets on the planet as well as several misconceptions about weight loss and nutrition. It follows the audacious filmmaker Michal Siewierski (Food Choices) in his treacherous journey into the controversial world of weight loss and dieting, as he uncovers several shocking facts and confronts common misconceptions, and misleading information propagated by the industry over the last several decades. Showing the often-devastating effects that obesity has on people’s lives and exposing the viewer to new disruptive ideas and science-based evidence that could potentially lead to long term sustainable weight loss and improved health.

© 2018 Michal Siewierski

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Forbidden Cuba

Forbidden Cuba

The first American feature film made in Cuba since the revolution of 1959, Forbidden Cuba is a dramatic comedy that follows Gil Bigelow, an American businessman sent on a covert mission to Cuba to find an executive gone rogue. On arrival, Gil quickly gets swallowed in the unknowns of Havana. Traveling deeper into the island, he’s stripped of his digital gadgets, his routines and bearings, and finds his eyes opened to the beauty and vibrant culture of Cuba - challenging his corporate directives, his identity and everything he's known. Without permits, permission or a Plan B, Forbidden Cuba was filmed guerrilla-style on location by a five-person American and French team over three intense weeks. The film reveals a nation of incredible magnetism, striking contradictions and new possibilities. Colliding narrative storytelling with documentary filmmaking, Forbidden Cuba captures a bold and humorous story that's equal parts “Local Hero” and “Heart of Darkness.”

© 2016 Great Jones Productions

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Suspiria

Suspiria

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director (Swinton), an ambitious young dancer (Johnson), and a grieving psychotherapist (Ebersdorf). Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

© 2018 AMAZON CONTENT SERVICES LLC.

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Third Eye Spies

Third Eye Spies

For more than 20 years the CIA used psychic abilities in a top-secret program. You paid for it; you deserve to know about it. A psychic spy program developed during the Cold War escalated after a Stanford Research Institute experiment publicized classified intel. As a result, the highly successful work of physicist Russell Targ was co-opted by the CIA and hidden for decades due to the demands of ‘national security.’ But when America’s greatest psychic spy dies mysteriously, Targ fights to get their work declassified; even if it means going directly to his former enemies in the Soviet Union to prove the reality of ESP to the world at large. Revealed for the first time, this is the newly declassified true story of America’s psychic spies. The implications of their success show us all what we are truly capable of – now there can be no more secrets.

© 2018 Conscious Universe Films

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Brawl In Cell Block 99

Brawl In Cell Block 99

When Bradley (Vince Vaughn) finds himself in a gunfight between the police and his own ruthless allies, he is thrown in prison, where his enemies force him to commit acts of violence that turn the place into a savage battleground.

© 2017 BCB99, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Shoplifters

Shoplifters

On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that it is love—not blood—that defines a family.

© 2018 FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK/GAGA CORPORATION/AOI PRO. INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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Prosecuting Evil

Prosecuting Evil

Prosecuting Evil tells the fascinating story of one of the Holocaust’s most heroic figures. Ben Ferencz, age 98, is the last surviving Nuremberg trial prosecutor and he is on a life-long crusade in the fight for law not war.

© 2017 Melbar Entertainment Group

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Madonna and the Breakfast Club

Madonna and the Breakfast Club

In 1979 Madonna Ciccone walked away from her Michigan University college scholarship to pursue a dance career in New York City. She struggled to find her footing, dabbling in odd jobs and auditioning for acting gigs, before finally meeting a musician named Dan Gilroy. Dan taught Madonna to play drums and then guitar. Madonna, Dan, and his brother Ed then started a band called Breakfast Club.Bands broke up, managers came and went... but once Madonna realized that the only person who could take her where she wanted was herself, she pounded the pavement with a cassette tape demo and landed her first record deal as a solo artist with a song called Everybody. Interviews with Dan Gilroy, Ed Gilroy, Gary Burke and other friends from these days, give us a first-hand account of this magical time, and Jamie Auld plays the star in re-enacted dramatizations of some of the most pivotal moments of the story. These scenes are filmed at the same exact locations where they occurred in real life, which gives the viewer an almost eerily precise experience of the actual life and times of Madonna and the Breakfast Club.

© 2018 Emmy and the Breakfast Club LLC

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The Standoff At Sparrow Creek

The Standoff At Sparrow Creek

After a mass shooting at a police funeral, ex-cop Gannon realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined when he quit the force. Knowing they will be number one on the suspect list and the police will be closing in fast, Gannon calls his fellow militiamen to a remote lumber mill to lie low while working out a plan. Once there, he uses any means necessary to identify the killer and stop the violence before it escalates out of control.

© 2018 Cinestate Militia, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Spectacular Now - James Ponsoldt Cover Art

The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now

With sly humor and an intensity of feeling, THE SPECTACULAR NOW creates a vivid, three-dimensional portrait of youth confronting the funny, thrilling and perilous business of modern love and adulthood. This is the tale of Sutter Keely (Miles Teller), a high school senior and effortless charmer, and of how he unexpectedly falls in love with "the good girl" Aimee Finecky (Shailene Woodley). What starts as an unlikely romance, becomes a sharp-eyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth – one that doesn’t look for tidy truths. The film was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber ((500) DAYS OF SUMMER) and is based on the book, The Spectacular Now, by Tim Tharp. The film also features wonderful supporting turns from Brie Larson, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Bob Odenkirk.

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30 Miles From Nowhere - Caitlin Koller Cover Art

30 Miles From Nowhere

30 Miles From Nowhere

After the suicide of their old college pal, five friends (and one new girlfriend) descend upon the Wisconsin summer home they frequented in their youth. The creep factor at the cabin is high, with a thumping in the crawlspace, blood spurting from the pipes, and a cockroach infestation in the guest bedroom. When a dead man starts appearing at the windows, they begin to wonder who they buried, if not their friend, and find themselves faced with the ultimate human dilemma, to kill or be killed, in order to make it to morning.

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