HEARTS BEAT LOUD

Original Release Date: June 8, 2018
Directed by: Brett Haley
Studio: Gunpowder & Sky
Streaming: Hulu

Official Synopsis: A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college.

Starring: Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, Blythe Danner and Toni Collette


LIFE ITSELF

Original Release Date: September 21, 2018
Directed by: Dan Fogelman
Studio: Amazon Studios
Streaming: Prime Video

Official Synopsis: As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Cooke, Laia Costa, Annette Bening, and Antonio Banderas


MAPS TO THE STARS

Original Release Date: February 27, 2015
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Studio: Focus Features
Streaming: Netflix

Official Synopsis: A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, John Cusack, Robert Pattinson, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, and Evan Bird


DAMSEL

Original Release Date: June 22, 2018
Directed by: David Zellner & Nathan Zellner
Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Streaming: Hulu

Official Synopsis: It’s the Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Forster, David Zellner, Nathan Zellner, and Joe Billingiere


A MOST WANTED MAN

Original Release Date: July 25, 2014
Directed by:
Anton Corbijn
Studio: Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions
Streaming: Prime Video

Official Synopsis: A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Daniel Brühl and Nina Hoss


NATIONAL LAMPOON’S VAN WILDER

Original Release Date: April 5, 2002
Directed by:
Walt Becker
Studio: Artisan Entertainment
Streaming: Netflix

Official Synopsis: The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he’s afraid to graduate.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Kal Penn, and Tim Matheson


THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS

Original Release Date: June 22, 2001
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Studio: Universal Pictures
Streaming: Netflix

Official Synopsis: Los Angeles police officer Brian O’Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.

Starring: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune, Chad Lindberg, Johnny Strong, and Ted Levine


SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Original Release Date: November 16, 2012
Directed by: David O. Russell
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Streaming: Netflix

85TH ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Picture (Nominee)
Best Director (Nominiee)
Best Leading Actor (Bradley Cooper) (Nominee)
Best Leading Actress (Jennifer Lawrence) (Winner)
Best Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro) (Nominee)
Best Supporting Actress (Jacki Weaver) (Nominee)
Best Adapted Screenplay (Nominee)
Best Film Editing (Nominee)

Official Synopsis: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher, and Julia Stiles


THE DEER HUNTER

Original Release Date: February 23, 1979
Directed by:
Michael Cimino
Studio: Universal Pictures
Streaming: Starz

51ST ACADEMY AWARDS
Best Picture (Winner)
Best Director (Winner)
Best Leading Actor (Robert De Niro) (Nominee)
Best Supporting Actor (Christopher Walken) (Winner)
Best Supporting Actress (Meryl Streep) (Nominee)
Best Original Screenplay (Nominee)
Best Cinematography (Nominee)
Best Film Editing (Winner)
Best Sound (Winner)

Official Synopsis: An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage, John Cazale, Meryl Streep, and George Dzundza


BIRD BOX

Original Release Date: December 14, 2018
Directed by: Susanne Bier
Studio: Netflix
Streaming: Netflix

Official Synopsis: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a dystopian setting.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Danielle Macdonald, Lil Rel Howery, Tom Hollander, BD Wong, Sarah Paulson, Colson Baker and John Malkovich


LEAVING NETFLIX THIS WEEK


SATURDAY
DECEMBER 22ND

  • The Trip to Italy (2014)

SUNDAY
DECEMBER 23RD

  • Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013)

MONDAY
DECEMBER 24TH

  • Fallen (2017)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

TUESDAY
DECEMBER 25TH

  • The Decoy Bride (2011)

WEDNESDAY
DECEMBER 26TH

  • NONE

THURSDAY
DECEMBER 27TH

  • Death Comes to Pemberley – 3-Part Mini-Series (2013)

NEXT FRIDAY
DECEMBER 28TH

  • The Hollywood Shorties (2016)
  • Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)

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