<Click film’s poster to see info/trailer>


AVENGERS: ENDGAME

Directed By: Joe & Anthony Russo
Studio: Marvel Studios & Walt Disney Pictures

Official Synopsis: The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, and Josh Brolin

Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Country: USA (English)
Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language)
Runtime: 182 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


THE WHITE CROW

Directed By: Ralph Fiennes
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Official Synopsis: Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him.

Starring: Oleg Ivenko, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Chulpan Khamatova, Ralph Fiennes, Alexey Morozov, Raphaël Personnaz, Olivier Rabourdin, Ravshana Kurkova, Louis Hofmann, Sergei Polunin, and Maksimilian Grigoriyev

Genre: Biography | Drama
Country: UK | France (English, Russian, French)
Rating: R (for some sexuality, graphic nudity, and language)
Runtime: 127 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK

Directed By: Roxanne Benjamin
Studio: Magnolia Pictures

Official Synopsis: Wendy, a part-time summer employee at a mountainous state park, takes on a rough trail assignment at the end of the season, trying to prove to her friends that she’s capable enough to do the job. When she takes a wrong turn and ends up deep in the backcountry, she stumbles upon what might be a potential crime scene. Stuck with no communication after losing her radio and with orders to guard the site, Wendy must fight the urge to run and do the harder job of staying put — spending the night deep in the wilderness, facing down her worst fears and proving to everyone — including herself — that she’s made of stronger stuff than they think she is.

Starring: Karina Fontes, Casey Adams, Emily Althaus, Miranda Bailey, Martin Spanjers, Matt Peters, Susan Burke and John Getz

Genre: Thriller
Country: USA (English)
Rating: R (for language and some bloody images)
Runtime: 87 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


J.T. LEROY

Directed By: Justin Kelly
Studio: Universal Pictures

Official Synopsis: In this captivating true story, a young woman (Kristen Stewart) spends years playing the public role of Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy, an enigmatic and celebrated literary persona created by her sister-in-law (Laura Dern).

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Diane Kruger, James Jagger, Dave Brown, Jim Sturgess and Courtney Love

Genre: Biography | Drama
Country: UK | Canada | USA (English, French)
Rating: R (for language throughout, sexual content and brief nudity)
Runtime: 108 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


PLOEY

Directed By: Árni Ásgeirsson
Studio: Viva Kids, DIRECTV

Official Synopsis: When he gets separated from his family, Ploey, a young flightless plover chick, must undertake a dangerous journey to a legendary valley in order to save his loved ones from falling prey to the evil falcon.

Starring: Sean Astin, John Stamos, Debbie Chazen, Georgina Sutcliffe, Jamie Oram, and Richard Cotton

Genre: Animation | Adventure | Family
Country: Iceland | Belgium (English, Icelandic, Italian)
Rating: PG (for mild peril and rude humor)
Runtime: 83 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


HESBURGH

Directed By: Patrick Creadon
Studio: O’Malley Creadon Media

Official Synopsis: Hesburgh offers a unique glimpse at more than fifty years of American history as seen through the eyes of the long-time president of the University of Notre Dame and America’s most well-known priest. Educator, civil rights champion, advisor to presidents, envoy to popes, theologian and activist, Hesburgh was called on by countless world leaders to tackle the most challenging issues of the day. He built a reputation as a savvy political operator with a penchant for bridging the divide between bitter enemies. Through it all, he remained a man armed with a fierce intelligence, a quick wit and an unyielding moral compass — a timeless example of bipartisan leadership that would serve us in today’s increasingly polarized times. Hesburgh, a feature-length documentary film from award-winning filmmakers Patrick Creadon and Christine O’Malley, examines the challenges and triumphs of one of the most influential leaders in American history.

Starring: Theodore Hesburgh

Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 104 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

Directed By: Josh Lobo
Studio: IFC Midnight

Official Synopsis: Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt (AJ Bowen) and his wife Karen (Susan Burke) show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve (Scott Poythress) to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself. As shock and skepticism turn to fear and paranoia, Matt and Karen find themselves facing a terrifying quandary: is Steve dangerously unhinged? Or could the mysterious stranger really be evil incarnate? Either way, the stage is set for a true Christmas from hell.

Starring: AJ Bowen, Jocelin Donahue, Scott Poythress, Susan Burke, Chris Sullivan, and Rowan Russell

Genre: Horror
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 82 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


QUEEN OF DIAMONDS

Directed By: Nina Menkes
Studio: Arbelos Films

Official Synopsis: In this drama, a female blackjack dealer becomes a juggler as she struggles to cope with her job, her search for her lost husband, and her responsibility of caring for an elderly man in a motel.

Starring: Tinka Menkes, Nina Menkes, and Claudia Cardinale

Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 77 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


SCARY STORIES

Directed By: Cody Meirick
Studio: Wild Eye Selects

Official Synopsis: This intriguing documentary will explore the history and background of one of the most controversial works of modern children’s literature: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. In the 1980s and 1990s in elementary libraries across the United States these books developed a growing interest from boys and girls who were taken in by the gothic tales, the whimsical tone, and the ghostly illustrations. Now the Scary Stories book series stands as the most challenged children’s book of the last 30 years and a testament to the power of something that is often taken for granted: a good scary story.

Starring: R.L. Stine and Alvin Schwartz

Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 82 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


MARILYN

Directed By: Martín Rodriguez Redondo
Studio: Breaking Glass Pictures

Official Synopsis: Marcos and his family work as ranch hands. While his father and brother handle the heavier tasks, Marcos stays home close to his mother. Each one has their future laid out before them, yet Marcos bides his time waiting for Carnival, the one moment when he can let his true self out to shine. The sudden death of his father leaves the family in a very vulnerable situation. The ranch owner hounds them to go away, while Marcos’s mother pressures him to take over the work in the fields. Nicknamed Marilyn by the other teenagers in town, Marcos is a target for desire and discrimination. And then one Carnival night he is raped.

Starring: Giancarlo Esposito, Arden Cho, Amy Madigan, Ashanti, Omar Chaparro and Gerard Canonico

Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina | Chile (Spanish)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 79 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


KNOW YOUR ENEMY

Directed By: Randy Feldman
Studio: Indie Rights

Official Synopsis: A Middle Eastern man invades the home of a young, affluent couple as a result of a road rage incident, and the results are a tense exploration of their preconceptions and misconceptions.

Starring: Nora-Jane Noone, Farshad Farahat, Maury Sterling, Danny Boushebel, and Naya Abou Mousa

Genre: Drama
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 84 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


DEMON EYE

Directed By: Ryan Simons
Studio: Quickfoot Films

Official Synopsis: After returning to her late father’s country house, a young woman discovers a cursed amulet and soon finds herself haunted by two demons.

Starring: Darren Day, Ellie Goffe, Liam Fox, and Alannah Marie

Genre: Horror
Country: UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 87 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


RATTLESNAKES

Directed By: Julius Amedume
Studio: Kew Media Group

Official Synopsis: Robert McQueen has a wonderful family and he makes a decent living. However, underneath the perfect husband act, he lives a double life and often has affairs with other married women. When one of their husbands finds out his identity, Robert finds himself abducted and tortured for his adulterous affairs.

Starring: Jimmy Jean-Louis, Jack Coleman, Kathleen McClellan, Jay Acovone, Christian Oliver, Rya Kihlstedt, and Robinne Lee

Genre: Thriller
Country: USA | UK (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 85 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


IF THE DANCER DANCES

Directed By: Maia Wechsler
Studio: Monument Releasing

Official Synopsis: IF THE DANCER DANCES invites viewers into the intimate world of the dance studio. Stephen Petronio, one of today’s leading dance-makers, is determined to help his dancers breathe new life into RainForest (1968), an iconic work by the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham. With help from three members of the former Cunningham company, the film tracks Petronio’s dancers as they strive to re-stage this great work, revealing what it takes to keep a dance — and a legacy — alive. Timed to coincide with Cunningham’s centennial, IF THE DANCER DANCES is the first documentary on the subject of Cunningham’s work since his passing in 2009.

Starring: Davalois Fearon , Gino Grenek, Meg Harper, Jaqlin Medlock, Rashaun Mitchell, and Sandra Neels

Genre: Documentary
Country: USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 83 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


CARMINE STREET GUITARS

Directed By: Ron Mann
Studio: Abramorama

Official Synopsis: Once the centre of the New York bohemia, Greenwich Village is now home to lux restaurants, and buzzer door clothing stores catering to the nouveau riche. But one shop in the heart of the Village remains resilient to the encroaching gentrification: Carmine Street Guitars. There, custom guitar maker Rick Kelly and his young apprentice Cindy Hulej, build handcrafted guitars out of reclaimed wood from old hotels, bars, churches and other local buildings. Nothing looks or sounds quite like a Rick Kelly guitar, which is the reason they are embraced by the likes of Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, Jim Jarmusch, just to name a few. Featuring a cast of prominent musicians and artists, the film captures five days in the life of Carmine Street Guitars, while examining an all-too-quickly vanishing way of life.

Starring: Rick Kelly, Cindy Hulej, Dorothy Kelly, Eszter Balint, Christine Bougie, and Nels Cline

Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 80 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


CHASING PORTRAITS

Directed By: Elizabeth Rynecki
Studio: First Run Features

Official Synopsis: Moshe Rynecki (1881-1943) was a prolific Warsaw based artist who painted scenes of the Polish-Jewish community in the interwar years. Sadly, he was murdered at Majdanek. After the Holocaust, Moshe’s wife was only able to recover a small fraction of his work, but unbeknownst to the family, many other pieces survived. For more than a decade his great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rynecki, has searched for the missing art, with remarkable and unexpected success. Spanning three generations, this documentary is a deeply moving narrative of the richness of one man’s art, the devastation of war, and one woman’s unexpected path to healing.

Starring: Kim Min-hee, Jung Jin-young, Ki Joobong, Seo Young-hwa, Kim Sae-byuk, and Ahn Jae-hong

Genre: Documentary | History
Country: Israel | Poland | Canada | USA (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 78 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


SPRINTER

Directed By: Storm Saulter
Studio: FilmRise

Official Synopsis: SPRINTER tells the story of Akeem Sharp (Dale Elliott), who is set to be Jamaica’s next big track-and-field sensation. Akeem hopes a rise in the track and field world will take him to the U.S. to reunite him with his mother (Lorrain Toussaint, Orange is the New Black), who has supported the family while living as an illegal resident for over a decade. But Akeem’s rising star is weighed down by turmoil at home: a volatile father, and an unruly older brother who insinuates himself into Akeem’s career as a means of escaping — or perhaps enhancing — his scam artist hustle. Not only does Akeem have to prove to himself and everyone that he can succeed, but also overcome the struggles that may ultimately bring him down.

Starring: Dale Elliott, Kadeem Wilson, Shantol Jackson, Bryshere Y. Gray, Lorraine Toussaint, and David Alan Grier

Genre: Drama | Sport
Country: USA | Jamaica (English)
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 112 minutes

BACK TO THE TOP


NEW BOLLYWOOD TITLES

  • NONE
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s