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Bombshell

A revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; Fox News, and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
Location: US - California

Completed

December 20, 2019 Limited Nationwide

Breakthrough

When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and her family had seemingly lost everything. At the hospital, John lay lifeless for more than sixty minutes. But Joyce was not ready to give up on her son. She mustered all her faith and strength into one force and cried out to God in a loud voice to save him. Miraculously, her son's heart immediately started beating again. In the coming days, John would defy every expert, every case history, and every scientific prediction. Sixteen days after falling through the ice and being clinically dead for an hour, he walked out of the hospital under his own power, completely healed.

Blinded By The Light

The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.

Brian Banks

After verbally committing to the USC football program in 2002, Brian Bank's life is upended when a classmate falsely accuses him of rape. While he maintains his innocence, Banks is sentenced to five years in prison and five years of probation, and is forced to register as a sex offender. With the help the California Innocence Project, Banks' conviction is overturned in 2012. He returns to the gridiron after a 10-year hiatus, playing arena football and going through endless NFL tryouts before finally making the Atlanta Falcons' 75-man roster in April. Although he only plays in four preseason games, Banks fulfills his lifelong dream and is now an activist and spokesperson for the California Innocence Project

Buñuel in the Labyrinth...

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles tells the true story of how Luis Buñuel made his second movie. Paris, 1930. Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel are main figures of the Surrealist movement, but Buñuel is left penniless after a scandal surrounding his film L'Age d'Or. However, his good friend, the sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket with the promise that, if he wins, he will pay for his next film. Incredibly, luck is on their side, and so they set out to make the movie, an ambitious documentary on the Las Hurdes region in Spain.

Big Miracle

The tale of a small town news reporter (John Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. Local newsman Adam Carlson (Krasinski) can’t wait to escape the northern tip of Alaska for a bigger market. But just when the story of his career breaks, the world comes chasing it, too. With an oil tycoon, heads of state and hungry journalists descending upon the frigid outpost, the one who worries Adam the most is Rachel Kramer (Barrymore). Not only is she an outspoken environmentalist, she’s also his ex-girlfriend. With time running out, Rachel and Adam must rally an unlikely coalition of Inuit natives, oil companies and Russian and American military to set aside their differences and free the whales. As the world’s attention turns to the top of the globe, saving these endangered animals becomes a shared cause for nations entrenched against one another and leads to a momentary thaw in the Cold War.

Battle for Alcatraz

Tells the true story of the failed 1946 escape attempt from Alcatraz Prison by six inmates that incited a full-blown military response — turning the world’s most notorious prison into a war-torn battlefield.

Bad Blood

Elizabeth Holmes is the founder of blood testing company Theranos, which skyrockets her to fame with an estimated value in the billions. The value of Theranos plunges though following news that the company is under investigation for inaccurate testing.

Beautifully Broken

A refugee’s escape, a prisoner’s promise, and a daughter’s painful secret converge in this inspiring true story of hope. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Balanchine

Set against the backdrop of the Russian revolution, during his tenure at Mariinsky Theater and school, George Balanchine meets his muse, Leda Ivanova. Despite the traumatizing political turmoil surrounding them and the mysterious disappearance of Ivanova, Balanchine goes on to revolutionize modern ballet.

Blood Feud

In the early 1990s, a Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical rep helps sell the anti-anemia drug Procrit until he comes to believe it is causing harm. The salesman, who works in Johnson & Johnson's new biotech division, is fired from the pharmaceutical company after warning that the drug he had championed is dangerous. Attorney Jan Schlichtmann takes on the case for the sales rep and the plaintiffs.

Belle

Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar’s son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield’s role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.

Black Samurai

After the fall of Abysinnian Bengal in the mid-1500s, a black kingdom run by Ethiopians, Yasuke, a slave soldier, is sold into slavery and finds himself in the care of Alessandro Valignano, an Italian missionary. They form a bond, and when there are complications in Rome, Valignano is sent to Japan and takes Yasuke with him. There he meets Oda Nobunaga, who is interested in all Western things, and through a series of bizarre events, the Jesuit leaves Yasukie with the warlord.

Brothers in Arms

Based on a true story, this war drama follows an all-black tank battalion's 183 days on the front lines of the Battle of the Bulge.