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SHAZAM!

Directed By: David F. Sandberg
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures (New Line Cinema)

Official Synopsis: We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Asher Angel) case, by shouting out one word–SHAZAM!–this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Zachary Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart–inside a ripped, godlike body–Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong).

Starring: Asher Angel, Zachary Levi. Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Djimon Hounsou

Genre: Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of action, language, and suggestive material)
Runtime: 130 minutes

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PET SEMATARY (2019)

Directed By: Kevin Kölsch & Dennis Widmyer
Studio: Paramount Pictures

Official Synopsis: Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.

Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow,

Genre: Horror | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for horror violence, bloody images, and some language)
Runtime: 101 minutes

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THE BEST OF ENEMIES

Directed By: Robin Bissell
Studio: STX Entertainment

Official Synopsis: Based on a true story, THE BEST OF ENEMIES centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater (Henson), an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis (Rockwell), a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley, Bruce McGill, John Gallagher Jr., and Nick Searcy

Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for thematic material, racial epithets, some violence and a suggestive reference)
Runtime: 132 minutes

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HIGH LIFE

Directed By: Claire Denis
Studio: A24

Official Synopsis: 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.

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth, Lars Eidinger, and Agata Buzek

Genre: Adventure | Drama | Horror | Mystery | Science Fiction
Country: UK | France | Germany | Poland | USA (English)
Rating: R (for disturbing sexual and violent content including sexual assault, graphic nudity, and for language)
Runtime: 110 minutes

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PETERLOO

Directed By: Mike Leigh
Studio: Amazon Studios

Official Synopsis: Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh portrays one of the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 80,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform.

Starring: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Tim McInnerny, David Bamber, Nico Mirallegro, Neil Bell, and Philip Jackson

Genre: Drama | History
Country: UK (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for a sequence of violence and chaos)
Runtime: 153 minutes

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AMAZING GRACE (2019)

Directed By: Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack
Studio: NEON

Official Synopsis: Concert footage from 1972 of Aretha Franklin performing songs from the best-selling gospel album at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.

Starring: Aretha Franklin, C.L. Franklin, Rev. James Cleveland, Bernard Pretty Purdie, Alonzo Atkins, Chuck Rainey, Cornell Dupree, Kenny Luper, Sydney Pollack, and Jerry Wexler

Genre: Documentary | Music
Country: USA (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 87 minutes

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THE WIND

Directed By: Emma Tammi
Studio: IFC Midnight

Official Synopsis: An unseen evil haunts the homestead in this chilling, folkloric tale of madness, paranoia, and otherworldly terror. Lizzy (Caitlin Gerard) is a tough, resourceful frontierswoman settling a remote stretch of land on the 19th-century American frontier. Isolated from civilization in a desolate wilderness where the wind never stops howling, she begins to sense a sinister presence that seems to be borne of the land itself, an overwhelming dread that her husband (Ashley Zukerman) dismisses as superstition. When a newlywed couple arrives on a nearby homestead, their presence amplifies Lizzy’s fears, setting into motion a shocking chain of events. Masterfully blending haunting visuals with pulse-pounding sound design, director Emma Tammi evokes a godforsaken world in which the forces of nature come alive with quivering menace.

Starring: Caitlin Gerard, Ashley Zukerman, Julia Goldani Telles and Miles Anderson

Genre: Horror | Western
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for violence/disturbing images, and some sexuality)
Runtime: 86 minutes

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THE PUBLIC

Directed By: Emilio Estevez
Studio: Universal Pictures

Official Synopsis: In “The Public” an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. At odds with library officials over how to handle the extreme weather event, some homeless patrons turn the building into a shelter for the night by staging an “Occupy” sit in. What begins as an act of civil disobedience becomes a stand-off with police and a rush-to-judgment media constantly speculating about what’s really happening. This David versus Goliath story tackles some of our nation’s most challenging issues, homelessness and mental illness and sets the drama inside one of the last bastions of democracy-in-action: your public library.

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone, Christian Slater, Gabrielle Union, Taylor Schilling, Jacob Vargas, Michael Kenneth Williams, and Jeffrey Wright

Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material, nudity, language, and some suggestive content)
Runtime: 122 minutes

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THE HAUNTING OF SHARON TATE

Directed By: Daniel Farrands
Studio: Saban Films

Official Synopsis: Based on one of Hollywood’s most chilling murder cases, this spellbinding thriller follows 26-year-old actress Sharon Tate (Hilary Duff), a rising star about to have her first baby with her husband, director Roman Polanski. Plagued by terrifying premonitions, Sharon sees her worst nightmares come to life with the appearance of Charles Manson and his deadly cult.

Starring: Hilary Duff, Jonathan Bennet, Lydia Hearst, Pawel Szajda, and Ryan Cargill

Genre: Drama | Horror | Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for strong bloody violence, terror, and some language)
Runtime: 94 minutes

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THE HEAD HUNTER

Directed By: Jordan Downey
Studio: Vertical Entertainment

Official Synopsis: A medieval warrior goes around hunting monsters that threaten mankind. Through his many battles, he’s been able to amass a collection composed of the heads of his victims. To finish his collection, he searches for the monster that killed his daughter years ago.

Starring: Christopher Rygh and Cora Kaufman

Genre: Fantasy | Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 72 minutes

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STORM BOY

Directed By: Shawn Seet
Studio: Good Deed Entertainment

Official Synopsis: A beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian tale. ‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman and grandfather. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to remember his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline with his father. He recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives. Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship.

Starring: Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush, Finn Little, Trevor Jamison, Morgana Davies, and Erik Thompson

Genre: Adventure | Drama | Family
Country: Australia (English)
Rating: PG (for some thematic elements, mild peril and brief language)
Runtime: 98 minutes

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ACRES & ACRES
(MUM’S LIST)

Directed By: Niall Johnson
Studio: Gravitas Ventures

Official Synopsis: Based on the best-selling novel by St. John Greene, the film is a heartwarming story of a woman, with cancer, who makes a list of memories to help her husband (Rafe Spall, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM) raise their sons, after she is gone.

Starring: Rafe Spall, Emilia Fox, and Elaine Cassidy

Genre: Drama
Country: UK (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 101 minutes

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BACK FORK

Directed By: Josh Stewart
Studio: Uncork’d Entertainment

Official Synopsis: BACK FORK is the story of an everyman, Waylon, struggling to hold his life and family together after a heartbreaking tragedy. He and his wife, Nida, barely recognize themselves, let alone each other. Their inability to continue on and to heal, leaves them hopeless. With the growing burden of the unanswered questions of why, and a heavy dose of self-blame, It’s only a matter of time before Waylon turns to the magic of the pills to make the problems disappear. He finds a kindred spirit in his sister, Raylene, as he sleep walks through life with addiction. It’s only a matter of time until Waylon finds himself at a crossroads. He learns that he’s been asking the wrong question all along. The question isn’t why, rather, where do I go from here? He’s then able to see that we’re all wounded animals. Sometimes we die, but sometimes we live.

Starring: A.J. Cook, Josh Stewart, Agnes Bruckner, Wade Williams, Dorothy Lyman, Ronnie Gene Blevins, David Selby, and Eden Brolin

Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 98 minutes

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BERSERK

Directed By: Rhys Wakefield
Studio: Freestyle Digital Media

Official Synopsis: Raffy Rivers is a fading movie star in need of a career revival. His writer friend, Evan, has never tasted success. Both believe their zombie script will provide the breakthrough they so desperately need — if only they could finish the damn thing. When Evan realizes that neither has felt true fear, the pair set out to trick each other into feeling it. The events turn deadly serious as a prank goes wrong and a surprise visitor is killed. In the frantic aftermath, the friends must keep their cool as they decide how best to hide the body. This is made infinitely more difficult by hallucinatory drugs, an ex-girlfriend, a clingy police officer, and a pack of hungry coyotes. Throughout the chaos, Raffy and Evan still valiantly attempt to finish the script, even enlisting their guests to serve as director and supporting actor. Eventually the tension proves too much. The story builds to a frenzy in the final act as we learn every character has secret motives — ones they are willing to kill for.

Starring: Nick Cannon, Rhys Wakefield, Nora Arnezeder, James Roday, and Jack Falahee

Genre: Fantasy | Thriller
Country: Australia (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 80 minutes

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BILLBOARD

Directed By: Zeke Zelker
Studio: Indie Rights

Official Synopsis: Casey Lindeweiler (John Robinson) inherits the last remaining independent radio station in town, WTYT 960, only to find the station is in financial shambles and in the ratings basement. To right the sinking ship, Casey pulls out one of the oldest tricks in radio, the wacky contest. His idea is to host a billboard sitting contest where four people will live on a catwalk in front of a billboard in hopes of winning “nine-sixty” thousand dollars and a mobile home. All they have to do is be the last one living on the billboard. Unprepared for the spotlight, Casey attempts to rise to the challenge of running a business, as he has to worry about his contestants, the competition, the local authorities, the media’s interpretation of his contest, and mother nature.

Starring: John Robinson, Heather Matarazzo, Leo Fitzpatrick, Ali Wills, Eric Roberts, and Michael Fegley

Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 89 minutes

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SUBURBAN BIRDS
(Jiao qu de niao)

Directed By: Qiu Sheng
Studio: The Cinema Guild

Official Synopsis: Some ground subsidence has occurred in a suburban area and a team of engineers, including Hao, is dispatched to investigate the cause. After days of wandering around in the empty suburb looking for answers and carrying his heavy gear, Hao walks into a primary school where he finds a diary chronicling the story of a boy and the separation of what seems to be an intimate group. As the investigation keeps going, Hao discovers that this diary might contain prophecies about his own life.

Starring: Lu Huang, Mason Lee, and Gong Zihan

Genre: Drama | Foreign
Country: China | Taiwan (Mandarin)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 113 minutes

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DIVISION 19

Directed By: S.A. Halewood
Studio: Octane Entertainment

Official Synopsis: A dystopian drama set in a future where mass incarceration has led to prisons becoming online entertainment portals where viewers decide what the felons eat, wear and read, as well as when they fight.

Starring: Lotte Verbeek, Linus Roache, Alison Doody, Clarke Peters, L. Scott Caldwell, Will Rothhaar, Toby Hemingway, Daniel Newman, Jamie Draven, Tim Jo, and Ashton Moio

Genre: Action | Science Fiction | Thriller
Country: UK | USA (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 93 minutes

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MISTRESSES
(Lyubovnitsy)

Directed By: Elena Hazanov
Studio: Kino Film Corp

Official Synopsis: One day three girls — a nurse, a student and an actress — accidentally met in a bar. They found out that all of them just broke up with their boyfriends, who happened to be married. At first they decided to take revenge. But when they reach their goal, the girls have an idea: they would use their wit and skills to help other women and punish their husbands who cheated on them. Because there are thousands of girls just like them.

Starring: Paulina Andreeva, Aleksandra Bortich, Yuliya Aleksandrova, Sergey Garmash, Yury Stoyanov, Gosha Kutsenko, and Yuri Chursin

Genre: Comedy | Foreign
Country: Russia (Russian)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 98 minutes

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CATCHING SIGHT OF THELMA & LOUISE

Directed By: Jennifer Townsend
Studio: Far Beyond Film

Official Synopsis: Powerful and authentic, Catching Sight of Thelma & Louise dives off the edge into the truth of women’s experience in the world. It revisits the journey of Thelma & Louise through the lens of viewers who saw that iconic film in 1991 and shared intimate, personal, stories at that time. The same women and men were tracked down 25 years later. Are their responses different now? What has changed in the way women are treated?

Starring: Matsuoka Sadyojo, Yumemi Hara, Aya Uchida, Ayane Sakura, Yoko Higasaki, and Suzuka Yuki

Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 87 minutes

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THE HOLY FAIL

Directed By: Owen Dara
Studio: Indie Rights

Official Synopsis: “The Holy Fail” is an Irish comedy about four friends who rob a safe in an attempt to save a marriage. All is going great until they get caught by a force even greater than the law.

Starring: Owen Dara, Jessica Lancaster, Stiofán Wyley, Sean McNally, Mairin Prendergast, and Kevin McCormack

Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland (English)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 85 minutes

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