Director(s): Silas Howard Cast: Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra, Ann Dowd, Amy Landecker
Alex (Claire Danes) and Greg (Jim Parsons) have always known that their four-year-old son, Jake, was more interested in fairy tales than toy cars, but when the preschool director Judy (Octavia Spencer) points out that his gender (more…)
A LITTLE SOMETHING FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY (“ALL I WISH”)
Director(s): Susan Walter Cast: Sharon Stone, Tony Goldwyn, Ellen Burstyn, Famke Janssen, Caitlin FitzGerald
Senna Berges (Sharon Stone), a struggling clothing designer who hasn’t quite found herself has given up on finding her soulmate. All seems to be spiraling out of control for Senna until her 46th birthday party, where (more…)
BACK TO BURGUNDY (Ce qui nous lie)
Director(s): Cédric Klapisch Cast: Pio Marmaï, Ana Girardot, François Civil
Jean is 30 years old and has spent the last decade travelling around the world, cutting all ties with his family and hometown in Burgundy. When he is called back home to be with his terminally ill father, he is reunited with his sister Juliette and brother Jérémie. Together they learn (more…)
BALLOON (aka BALLON)
Director(s): Michael Herbig Cast: Friedrich Mücke, Karoline Schuch, Thomas Kretschmann, David Kross, Alicia von Rittberg
Set in 1979 East Germany during the height of the Cold War, two ordinary families yearning for freedom secretly form a great escape plan to get across to the West. With courage and ingenuity as their main weapons, they build a hot air balloon with (more…)
BEATLES: SGT. PEPPER & BEYOND
Director(s): Alan G. Parker Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison
This documentary about The Beatles examines the twelve months (Aug 1966-Aug 1967) that would arguably be the most crucial in the band’s career—a year in which they stopped being the world’s (more…)
Director(s): John Curran Cast: Jason Clarke, Ed Helms, Kate Mara, Bruce Dern, Jim Gaffigan
Depicting Ted Kennedy’s involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Director(s): Bob Nelson Cast: Clive Owen, Jaeden Lieberher, Maria Bello, Patton Oswalt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Robert Forster, Tim Blake Nelson, Matthew Modine
A down-and-out carpenter (Clive Owen) is offered a job that could turn his life around only to have his irreplaceable toolbox stolen. Now he must track down the thieves before the weekend is over with an unlikely partner…his young son (Jaeden Lieberher (more…)
Director(s): Ron Scalpello Cast: Sam Claflin, Hugh Bonneville, Timothy Spall
Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the (more…)
Director(s): Karyn Kusama Cast: Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan, Toby Kebbell
A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace. DESTROYER follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the (more…)
Director(s): Oren Moverman Cast: Richard Gere, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, Laura Linney
Paul and Claire Lohman (Coogan and Linney) are having dinner with Paul’s politician brother Stan and his wife Barbara (Gere and Hall), but as the evening in a chic restaurant progresses, dark secrets emerge about both their children. The kids have committed a monstrous crime, and the parents come (more…)
EAVESDROPPER (La Mécanique de L’ombre)
Director(s): Thomas Kruithof Cast: François Cluzet, Denis Podalydès, Sami Bouajila, Alba Rohrwacher
A financially struggling man is looking for work two years after suffering a burn-out. He gets hired by a mysterious employer to transcribe phone tapped conversations, which propels him into the heart of a large-scale political plot and gets him trapped in the French secret services (more…)
Director(s): Hélène Angel Cast: Sara Forestier, Vincent Elbaz, Albert Cousi
Florence is a young, single mother and motivated elementary school teacher who works diligently to push her students, one of whom is her son, to succeed in the classroom. Her life is turned upside down when she shifts her focus to a new student who has been abandoned by his mother, resulting in (more…)
EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE
Director(s): Joe Berlinger Cast: Zac Efron, Lily Collins, John Malkovich, Jim Parsons, Kaya Scodelario, Haley Joel Osment
In the vein of “Catch Me If You Can” and based on true events, Zac Efron plays Ted Bundy, the world’s most notorious serial killer. The film is told through the perspective of Bundy’s longtime girlfriend Liz (Lily Collins), who went years (more…)
Denis is a loving albeit overworked father, who struggles to raise his rambunctious daughters Janine and Mercredi on his own while holding down two jobs. Everything goes sour when Denis forgets Mercredi one too many times at the school gates. Séverine, a cheerful (more…)
FIRST MONDAY IN MAY, THE
Director(s): Andrew Rossi Cast: Andrew Bolton, Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Rihanna
The Met Ball is the Super Bowl of social fashion events—and this documentary gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look into the production of the 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit, China: Through the Looking Glass by curator Andrew Bolton, and the gala that goes along with its debut.
FUN MOM DINNER
Director(s): Alethea Jones Cast: Toni Collette, Molly Shannon, Katie Aselton, Bridget Everett, Paul Rudd, Adam Scott, Adam Levine
Four moms — whose only common ground is their kids’ preschool class — arrange a “fun mom dinner” to dine, gossip, and bond without worrying about their families for the night. An evening that starts off (more…)
Director(s): Pierre Morel Cast: Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance
A former Special Forces soldier and military contractor tries to reconnect with his long time love, but first must go on the run from London to Barcelona and across Europe in an attempt to clear his name in order to save himself from the organization that he used to work for.
HERE AND NOW “aka BLUE NIGHT”
Director(s): Fabien Constant Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Renée Zellweger, Common, Simon Baker, Taylor Kinney, Jacqueline Bisset
Vivienne (SJP), a singer in New York City, lives her life for herself and for her art. After she receives news that shatters her world and jolts her to her core, we follow Vivienne over a compressed 24-hour window as we see her (more…)
Director(s): John Moore Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Michael Nyqvist, Anna Friel, James Frecheville, Stefanie Scott
Mike Regan is a self-made man who has it all: a gorgeous wife, a beautiful teenage daughter, and a sleek, state-of-the-art smart home. Mike is approaching the height of success with his company, when his relationship with Ed Porter, his I.T. consultant, sours. He soon finds himself in a deadly high-stakes game (more…)
A delicate, poignant and heartwarming film about the intertwined fates of an abandoned baby in need of a home, the foster parents who care for him in the meantime, and a woman’s everlasting wish to become a mother.
JACKIE & RYAN
Director(s): Ami Canaan Mann Cast: Katherine Heigl, Ben Barnes, Emily Alyn Lind, Sheryl Lee, Clea DuVall
A modern day train hopper fighting to be a successful musician and a single mom battling to maintain custody of her daughter defy their circumstances by coming together in a relationship that may change each others lives forever.
JALOUSE (aka JEALOUS)
Director(s): David Foenkinos, Stéphane Foenkinos Cast: Karin Viard, Thibault de Montalembert, Anne Dorval, Bruno Todeschini
Nathalie, a middle-aged divorced University Professor, experiences an unexpected mid-life crisis causing her to become irrepressibly jealous of everyone close to her. Entangled in conflicted emotions, Nathalie needs to navigate through her crisis (more…)
KING OF THIEVES
Director(s): James Marsh Cast: Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Ray Winstone, Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Cox
Based on the true story of the spectacular 2015 London diamond heist, one of the biggest in British history, that became news around the world when it was discovered to have been perpetrated by a misfit gang of retirees and pensioners defying their own age.
Director(s): Mark Raso Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Ed Harris, Elizabeth Olsen, Bruce Greenwood
Ben (Ed Harris) is a famous photo journalist who sacrificed his family to pursue his career, and Matt (Jason Sudeikis) is his estranged son–a struggling rock band manager with no desire to reconnect with his father. In 2010, Kodak announced they will no longer be producing Kodachrome film and the last photo developing lab is closing its doors for good. Ben is dying and asks his caretaker, Zoe (Elizabeth Olsen) to help him fulfill (more…)
Director(s): Ira Sachs Cast: Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Ehle, Alfred Molina, Theo Taplitz, Michael Barbieri
Two teens develop a growing friendship in Brooklyn, New York while their parents’ feud over a dress shop lease escalates.
Director(s): Lisa Dapolito Cast: Gilda Radner, Gene Wilder, Amy Poehler, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Chevy Chase, Bill Hader
In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career. Weaving together recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with her friends, rare home movies and diaries read by modern day comediennes (including Amy Poehler), LOVE GILDA offers a unique window into the honest and whimsical world of a beloved performer whose greatest role was sharing her story.
Director(s): Amanda Sthers Cast: Toni Collette, Harvey Keitel, Rossy de Palma, Michael Smiley
Anne (Toni Collette) and Bob (Harvey Keitel) prepare a luxurious dinner for their wealthy international friends. Needing one more guest to fill the table, Anne insists her maid Maria (Rossy de Palma) disguise herself as a Spanish noblewoman. During dinner, a British art broker (Michael Smiley) is taken with Maria’s (more…)
Director(s): Niall Johnson Cast: Rafe Spall, Emilia Fox, Richard Cordery, William Stagg, Matthew Stagg
A dying mother’s life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, this film is the story of Singe and Kate, a British couple whose lives were turned upside down when Kate was diagnosed with an incurable cancer. Over her last few days she creates her list: writing her thoughts and memories down, to help the man she loves provide the best life possible for their two sons after she is gone.
Director(s): Stuart McDonald Cast: Shane Jacobson, Alan Tudyk, Sarah Snook, Coco Jack Gillies
Based on a true story, about persistent fox attacks threatening to close down the main tourist attraction of a small town in southern Australia – a wild penguin sanctuary – an eccentric chicken farmer teams up with his granddaughter to save the penguins using a very odd method… his rambunctious, trouble-making sheep dog.
ONES BELOW, THE
Director(s): David Farr Cast: Clemence Poesy, Stephen Campbell Moore, David Morrissey, Laura Birn
Kate (Clemence Poesy) and Justin (Stephen Campbell Moore) are an affluent couple in a tony London suburb awaiting not just the arrival of their first-born, but also the new tenants who will rent the apartment downstairs. After developing a quick friendship with their new neighbors, (more…)
Director(s): Paul King Cast: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, Brendan Gleeson, Jim Broadbent
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN, THE
Director(s): Farhad Safinia Cast: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Steve Coogan, Natalie Dormer, Jennifer Ehle, Jeremy Irvine
An extraordinary true story of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who created literary history with the writing of the Oxford English Dictionary. The compilation of the dictionary began in 1857 (more…)
Director(s): Stephen Frears Cast: Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd, Dustin Hoffman, Gauillaume Canet, Lee Pace, Jesse Plemons
From Academy Award® nominated director Stephen Frears, comes the true story of the meteoric rise and fall of one of the most celebrated and controversial men in recent history, world renowned cycling champion Lance Armstrong. (more…)
QUEEN OF THE DESERT
Director(s): Werner Herzog Cast: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life: a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
Director(s): Ash Brannon Cast: Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Sam Elliott, Matt Dillon, Kenan Thompson, and Jorge Garcia
When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.
Emad and Rana are a young Iranian couple enjoying their simple lives. Their life takes a turn when they are forced out of their apartment due to construction damage and move into a new flat they rent from one of their fellow stage performers. An incident linked (more…)
SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER
Director(s): Carl Hunter Cast: Bill Nighy, Sam Riley, Jenny Agutter
Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online (more…)
Director(s): Robert Budreau Cast: Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, Mark Strong, Bea Santos,
Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the ‘Stockholm Syndrome’.
Director(s): Jim Cummings Cast: Jim Cummings, Kendal Farr, Nican Robinson, Jocelyn DeBoer, Macon Blair
A police officer faces a personal meltdown following a divorce and the death of his mother, while at the same time struggling to raise his daughter.
Director(s): Colin McIvor Cast: Art Parkinson, Penelope Wilton, Toby Jones
Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save ‘Buster’ the baby elephant during the air raids of Belfast in 1941.