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Angry Neighbors

When his ultra-wealthy neighbor in the Hamptons builds an obnoxious mega-mansion next door, grumpy retired novelist Harry March concocts an elaborate scheme for revenge that is destined to go hilariously awry.

Completed

December 2, 2022 Limited VOD / Digital

The Origin of Evil

When Stephané reconnects with her estranged billionaire father, she struggles to find her place in a world of luxury, bitter jealousies, and dark family secrets. But Stephané also has her own secret to hide.

Vengeance

Ben Manalowitz (B.J. Novak) is an aspiring New York podcaster in search of a story. When the body of a woman he’d been hooking up with is discovered in a West Texas oil field, he stumbles onto exactly the sort of true-crime tale that could make his career. Launching an investigation into her death in collaboration with high-powered producer Eloise (Issa Rae), the confident Ben finds himself in over his head attempting to navigate a wildly unfamiliar culture. As he grows unexpectedly close to the young woman’s eccentric family and encounters figures like the enigmatic music producer Quentin Sellers (Ashton Kutcher), he’s forced to confront his own shortcomings and preconceptions. At the same time, he’s drawn into an ill-considered plot to avenge the crime.
Location: US - New Mexico

Downtown Owl

Set in North Dakota, a town called Owl isn't there. Disco is over but punk never happened. They don't have cable. They don't really have pop culture, unless you count grain prices and alcoholism. People work hard and then they die. They hate the government and impregnate teenage girls. But that's not nearly as awful as it sounds; in fact, sometimes it's perfect.
Location: US - Minnesota

Delicious

France, 1789. The prestige of a noble house depends above all on the quality of its table. At the dawn of the French Revolution, gastronomy still is a prerogative of the aristocrats. When talented cooker Pierre Manceron is dismissed by the Duke of Chamfort, he loses the taste of cooking. Back in his country house, his meeting with the mysterious Louise gets him back on his feet. While they both feed a desire of revenge against the Duke, they decide to create the very first restaurant in France.

Completed

January 14, 2022 Limited VOD / Digital

The Art of Self-Defense

After he’s attacked on the street at night by a roving motorcycle gang, timid bookkeeper Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei (Alessandro Nivola), and hardcore brown belt Anna (Imogen Poots), Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence for the first time in his life. But when he attends Sensei’s mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.

Completed

July 19, 2019 Limited Nationwide

The Fabulous Filipino B...

Set in Pittsburg, California, a working class suburb of Oakland, a young man ventures off to a cockfight for reciprocity while his brother flies to old Manila where an old flame is rekindled. Another one of their brothers delves into the hidden sensuality of Filipino cuisine, while their last brother struggles to heal deep wounds and finds love in an unexpected package. All this, leading to a shotgun wedding in the backyard of the family house.

Killer Joe

When 22-year-old drug dealer Chris (Emile Hirsch) has his stash stolen by his mother, he has to come up with six thousand dollars quick or he's dead. Desperate, he turns to "Killer Joe" (Matthew McConaughey) when he finds out that his mother's life insurance policy is worth $50,000. Although Joe usually demands cash up front, he finds himself willing to bend the rules in exchange for Chris' attractive younger sister, Dottie (Juno Temple), who will serve as sexual collateral until the money comes in... if it ever does.
Location: US - Louisiana

Completed

July 27, 2012 Limited Netflix Blu-ray Netflix DVD

Stuck Apart

Azizler depicts the story of Aziz, going through an existential crisis after longing his youth, he is not happy with his work nor his private life which is also hijacked by his sister and her family who have been living with him for some time now. His relationship with his girlfriend after 4 years is also not in the best place and he feels the desire to end that too! He wants his long-gone freedom back and when he least expects it he will soon come across a chance to rescue himself from the blackhole he’s trapped in. However he realizes this turns him into a pathological liar to a point there’s no turning back.

Based on a True Story

A series based on a bizarre true event about a realtor, a plumber and a former tennis star whose lives unexpectedly collide.

Berserk

Berserk follows Raffy Rivers (Nick Cannon), a fading movie star in need of a career revival and his writer friend, Evan (Rhys Wakefield) who never tasted success. Both believe their zombie script will provide the breakthrough they need, but they are in desperate need of inspiration to finish the project. When Evan realizes that neither has felt true fear, the pair set out to trick each other into feeling it… but things take a turn for the worst when a surprise visitor, hallucinatory drugs, an ex-girlfriend, a police officer, and a pack of hungry coyotes get involved.

Completed

April 5, 2019 Limited VOD / Digital

Rabbit Cake

Elvis Babbitt, a young girl, has a head for the facts. She knows science proves yellow is the happiest color, she knows a healthy male giraffe weighs about 3,000 pounds, and she knows she should plan to grieve her mother, who has recently drowned while sleepwalking, for exactly eighteen months. As Elvis investigates the strange circumstances of her mother's death, she finds comfort, if not answers in the people and animals of Freedom, Alabama.

The Shaggs: Philosophy ...

In the late 1960s, three teenage sisters from rural New Hampshire form a band at the insistence of their overbearing father, who is convinced their talent will make them stars. The trio polarizes critics. They are dubbed visionary by some, while others called them the worst band in rock history, whose sound is reminiscent of cats being strangled.

Bloody Oranges

A retired couple enter a dance contest, a corrupt politician, a girl eager to lose her virginity, and a young lawyer obsessed with social status - a seemingly benign look into theses daily lives goes haywire in this shocking black comedy.

Completed

April 19, 2022 Limited VOD / Digital

Flower

Follows 17-year old Erica Vandross (Zoey Deutch) and her two friends as they spend their free time making money in unconventional ways, acting as self appointed, free-wheeling vigilantes of the San Fernando Valley. Everything changes for Erica when her mother (Kathryn Hahn) invites her boyfriend (Tim Heidecker) and his estranged son (Joey Morgan) to move in with them.

Ingrid Goes West

Following the death of her mother and a series of self-inflicted setbacks, young Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) escapes a humdrum existence by moving out West to befriend her Instagram obsession and LA socialite Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen). After a quick bond is forged between these unlikeliest of friends, the façade begins to crack in both women's lives — with comically malicious results.

Queenpins

Inspired by a true story, Queenpins is an outrageous comedy about a bored and frustrated suburban homemaker, Connie (Kristen Bell) and her best pal JoJo (Kirby Howell-Baptiste), a vlogger with dreams, who turn a hobby into a multi-million dollar counterfeit coupon caper. After firing off a letter to the conglomerate behind a box of cereal gone stale, and receiving an apology along with dozens of freebies, the duo hatch an illegal coupon club scheme that scams millions from mega-corporations and delivers deals to legions of fellow coupon clippers. On the trail to total coupon dominance, a hapless Loss Prevention Officer (Paul Walter Hauser) from the local supermarket chain joins forces with a determined U.S. Postal Inspector (Vince Vaughn) in hot pursuit of these newly-minted “Queenpins” of pink collar crime.

Completed

September 30, 2021 Nationwide Paramount+

Silent Night

Nell and Simon have invited their closest friends to join their family for Christmas dinner at their idyllic home in the English countryside. As the group comes together, it feels like old times – but behind all of the laughter and merriment, something is not quite right. The world outside is facing impending doom, and no amount of gifts, games or Prosecco can make mankind’s imminent destruction go away. Surviving the holidays just got a lot more complicated.

Hold on to Me

Based on the true story of a femme fatale who kidnaps and ransoms the town’s richest man. Carey Mulligan plays Nancy, a small town girl who callously leaves her boyfriend Jimmy (Robert Pattinson) behind to chase a modeling career in New York City, breaking his heart in the process. To Nancy’s surprise, New York isn’t impressed by her and at 26, she’s back home waiting tables at the local diner. When she gets word that Jimmy has become a wealthy and successful criminal in Chicago, she tracks him down with a view to winning his affections, only to find crushing rejection. Fuelled by jealousy and an unquenchable thirst for fortune, Nancy finds Danny, a naïve pawn she can seduce and manipulate to her own ends and together they embark on a life of crime. Success comes fast, and leaves faster but nothing and no one will stand in the way of Nancy’s naked, dangerous and deadly ambition.