Nero, a deported Mexican, returns illegally to the U.S in search of his identity. He joins the U.S army as a Green card soldier, a shortcut to citizenship. Lost in a maze, Nero fights to obtain his nationality.
An intimate look at the lives and legacies of three legendary bluesmen; piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf sidemen. The film captures some of the last interviews and final live performances, before their deaths in 2011. The historic live shows are accompanied by performances and personal insights from many of the blues and rock stars these legendary musicians inspired including; Bonnie Raitt, Gregg Allman, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Tim Reynolds, Shemekia Copeland, Robby Krieger, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Perry, Joe Bonamassa and Johnny Winter.
The world's top protection agent gets a new client: a hit man who came in from the cold. They've been on the opposite ends of a bullet for years. Now they must team up and have only 24 hours to get to The Hague to bring down a murderous dictator.
Fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in Jersey where her life is falling apart, Patti tries to reach the big time in the hip hop scene with original and affecting music. Cheered on by her grandmother and only friends, Jheri and Basterd, Patti also shoulders her mother's heartaches and misfortunes.
Eighty-six-year-old Marjorie spends her final, ailing days with a computerized version of her deceased husband. With the intent to recount their life together, Marjorie's Prime relies on the information from her and her kin to develop a more complex understanding of his history. As their interactions deepen, the family begins to develop ever diverging recounts of their lives, drawn into the chance to reconstruct the often painful past. Built around exceptional performances from a veteran cast, Marjorie Prime shines a light on an often-obscured corner in the world of artificial intelligence and its interactions with mortality. Bringing us robustly into the future, Michael Almaryeda's poetic film forces us to face the questionIf we had the opportunity, how would we choose to rebuild the past, and what would we decide to forget?
Dave (Nick Thune, Knocked Up), a frustrated artist who has yet to accomplish anything significant in his career, builds a fort out of cardboard boxes in his living room, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls and critters of his own creation. Ignoring his warnings, Dave's girlfriend Annie (Meera Rohit Kumbhani, The Mindy Project) leads a band of oddball explorers (James Urbaniak, Difficult People, Kristen Vangsness, Criminal Minds, & Timothy Nordwind of OK Go) on a rescue mission. Upon entry, they find themselves in an ever-changing supernatural world, threatened by booby traps and pursued by a bloodthirsty Minotaur (John Hennigan, WWE champion John Morrison). Reimagining the classic 80's adventure films with a modern comedic edge, the handmade fantasy world of DAVE MADE A MAZE comes to life with puppetry, stop-motion animation, and on-camera optical illusions.
Documentarian Nick Broomfield and iconic music video director Rudi Dolezal offer a never-before-seen backstage look at the height of Houston's stardom and trace with penetrating detail the forces that contributed to her shortened career and subsequent death in 2012, at age 48. Whether it be racism, religion, drugs, sexuality, self-doubt, gossip, rivalry, insufficient training, the demands of parents and the industry, a troubled marriage playing out in headlines, or the inevitable toll those stresses take from so muscular and passionate a singer, the directors leave nothing unturned. They create a picture of a remarkable woman who needed more help than she received and provide an unflinching, gripping, and wholly committed exploration of talent given and taken away, in an era obsessed with how that talent lives when the stage lights go down.
Lemon: a person or thing that proves to be defective, imperfect, or unsatisfactory. Isaac Lachmann is a dud. Isaac Lachmann is 40. Isaac Lachmann is a man in free fall immobilized by mediocrity. His career is going nowhere. His girlfriend of ten years is leaving him. And his overbearing family doesn't help matters. What did he do to deserve this? Things were supposed to work out differently for him. Isaac Lachmann had big dreams. Now he just watches as life unravels.
Eli and Daniel are two Korean American brothers who own a struggling shoe store and have a unique and unlikely friendship with a young 11-year-old African American girl, Kamilla. The film is set during the first day of the LA riots forcing them to defend their store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the meaning of family.
SHOT CALLER follows the harrowing, often heart-rending journey of successful businessman Jacob Harlon (Nicolaj Coster-Waldau) who is transformed into Money, a stoic, ruthless prison gangster after a DUI sends him down the rabbit hole of the American prison system. As he navigates the brutality of his new home, adapting to its violent codes of ethics and rites of passage that will ensure his survival, he slowly loses his previous identity and his relationship to his former life, including his wife and son. The grip of his new family, the prison gang, extends beyond the prison walls. Upon his release, chased by the law enforcement, threatened by his incarcerated protectors, Money must orchestrate one last dangerous crime. All is not what it seems. The ruthless process of fulfilling his obligations also becomes his path to sacrifice, retribution and self-definition.
Mary's husband gets relocated for work which allows her to move back to her suburban hometown. As her family ties up loose ends back home, Mary moves into their new house all alone and....waits. Yet in this idealistic world, something seems very odd. The Ice Cream Man, a symbol of youth and good times, starts killing some of her neighbors. Mary soon learns that the suburbs are scarier in more ways that she ever remembered.-email
Amongst the cluster of homes in Bareilly, India resides the amusing Mishra family. The only life loving daughter of theirs Bitti Mishra (Kriti Sanon) works at the electricity board, is a casual smoker, watches English movies and loves breakdance. Bitti's free spiritedness does not translate in finding a suitable groom and she resigns to being a misfit in this small-town Bareilly. The complexities of getting married and feeling pressured, impulsive Bitty decides to run away from home. At the railway book stall, she stumbles upon a novel called 'Bareily Ki Barfi'. Surprisingly the female protagonist of the novel reads exactly like her. Is there someone like her too in this closeted town or someone who really knows and understands her?
Huy is a Sagittarius playboy, fun-loving and always surrounded by short-term girlfriends, one of whom is Chi, an aggressive Leo who always tries her best to get what she wants. Then My, an innocent and gentle Pisces, comes into his life, taking his breath away despite their opposing zodiac sign combination. Hence, Huy devises five steps to capturing My's heart. Coupling smart storytelling and clever inserts of the zodiac signs, the movie will lead its audience from one surprise to another as it uncovers Huy, My, and Chi's love triangle and their fight for love and friendship.
In this slick, high-stakes action-adventure, the world's top thieves the infamous and charismatic Cheung (Andy Lau), his former partner in crime, Xiao (Tony Yang), and beautiful chameleon Ye (Shu Qi) - join forces to pull off the heist of a lifetime. But when they find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective (Jean Reno), they'll have to take their game to the next level.
Rocky Mental is a non linear action/thriller about the rise of a boxing phenom who aspires for international glory but at the threshold of sporting stardom encounters infamy. It is the story of a star athlete whose belief in his own invincibility makes him disregard the lurking threats posed by his own abrasive personality. A series of targeted attacks on Rocky leave the once indomitable fighter in a deep depressive, semi delusional state. The perpetrators responsible for his losses, once revealed, ignite an unimaginable wrath in him. Rocky commits to retribution in characteristic flair, all along protecting those he has still left, and those he had once cared for.
The Monster Project follows a group of aspiring horror filmmakers set out to find and interview three people who claim to be real life monsters. The production suddenly turns into a nightmare when the participants transform into a real vampire, demon, and skinwalker (a type of harmful witch, according to Navajo legends, that can transform into any animal with the intent of harming people), forcing the unsuspecting crew to fight for their lives.
RIBBONS is a psychological thriller set in the seedy underbelly of the Antelope Valley. A wounded young soldier and a psychologically damaged girl get caught in the crossfire between her estranged family and an Armenian hitman.
"Before the carnival is over, all Rome will love my Cinderella..." Thus spoke Rossini in 1817, in the aftermath of the disastrous opening night, wrongly convinced that his pumpkin would be transformed into a sumptuous carriage. The future was to prove him right. However, in moving from Perrault's tale to the opera, the humble servant who dreams of going to the ball has lost all her magical attributes: here there is no fairy godmother to transform mice into horses, rats into coachmen and lizards into footmen with a wave of her wand. And it is not a fur slipper but a bracelet that the beauty leaves behind for her prince, quite deliberately, challenging him to nd her again. The Enlightenment had lit its res throughout Europe and La Cenerentola focused on the burning issues of the day, confronting social divisions to reveal the crinoline beneath the rags. Guillaume Gallienne, member of the Comedie-Francaise, stages his first opera.
Fathom Events and Sony Pictures are bringing a premiere event, Starship Troopers: Traitor or Mars, to select movie theatres for a one-night event on August 21. C'mon You Apes, You Wanna Live Forever?! I have only one rule. Everybody fights, no one quits. The bugs have breached Mars and the Federation's Fleet is too far to help. It's up to us to save the planet. On the bounce, Troopers! The only Good Bug is a Dead Bug! Oorah! Casper Van Dien and Dina Meyer return as voices alongside Comedian & Starship Troopers Super Fan DeRay Davis in an all-new military adventure. The event includes an introduction by Casper Van Dien and writer Ed Neumeier, plus behind-the-scenes footage, and filmmakers' interviews.
Hosted by Chris Hardwick (The Nerdist, @Midnight, Talking Dead) this is a one-night-only tribute event befitting the "King of Cameos." Join us as we celebrate pop culture icon, Stan "The Man" Lee, with a retrospective presentation in the style of This Is Your Life. A heroic roster of guests including celebrity friends, creative contemporaries (and a few surprises for Stan) will assemble in the Saban Theatre for this truly special engagement. Stan will have the unique opportunity to hear how his incredible influence has touched and inspired the lives of so many in ways he never thought never imagined. Special guests include: Michael Rooker, Pom Klementieff, Lou Ferrigno, Todd McFarlane, David Hasselhoff, Tom Bergeron, Morgan Spurlock, Andy Signore from Honest Trailers along with video tributes by James Gunn, J.K. Simmons, Seth Green, Aisha Tyler, Karen Gillan, Marc Silvestri, Don McGregor, Ryan Meinerding, Marv Wolfman, Len Wein and Skottie Young.
Join Thomas and his friends in this exciting adventure to the mainland that shows us friendship is more important than being the favorite engine. Can Thomas and the new experimental engines save James and help bring him back to the Island of Sodor?
Early 1990s. With AIDS having already claimed countless lives for nearly ten years, Act Up-Paris activists multiply actions to fight general indifference. Nathan, a newcomer to the group, has his world shaken up by Sean, a radical militant.
Hampstead Village, London. Famous for its beautiful and much-loved Heath - a piece of quiet countryside in a vast metropolis. Living on the edge of the Heath is American widow, Emily Walters (Diane Keaton), who can't quite focus on the things that need attention, like her lovely old apartment, her finances and even her son. Despite encouragement from her close friend Fiona, she doesn't want to admit that she's drifting through life without much thought to her future. One day while looking out across the Heath from her attic window, Emily spies a ramshackle hut, which appears to be inhabited by an unkempt man. She witnesses him being attacked by a group of professional thugs. Shocked, she calls the police and watches, through her binoculars, as help arrives. The next day she ventures into the woods in search of the man. Donald Horner (Brendan Gleeson) has lived quietly and harmoniously on the edge of the Heath for 17 years but now his lifestyle is under threat - his home is the target of property developers who've started using heavy-handed tactics to remove him. When Emily introduces herself, he is naturally suspicious and politely thanks her but rebuffs her attention. Despite his gruff exterior, there is something gentle and alluring about Donald and when Emily discovers that Fiona is leading a community initiative in support of the developers, she bravely steps up to take Donald's side in the escalating battle, determined to defend the emotional and physical livelihood of this quiet but unusual man - who has grown to trust her and who - despite his situation, just might be the man to sweep her off her feet.
Despite the title the Wishbone family are far from happy. In an attempt to reconnect as a family Mum, Emma, plans a fun night out. However her plan backfires when an evil witch curses them and they're all turned into Monsters.
United by their renegade spirit and a determination to win against substantial odds, these riders take on the international circuit. The film offers unique insights into the first five years of their journey, bearing witness to the ethos of the team as embodied by all ￢ﾀﾓ from the strongest to most embattled members. Out of a culture that embraces a deeply human approach to sport, unlikely champions are born, and seemingly improbable team and personal goals are achieved.