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A thriller built around a relentlessly ticking clock and a rapidly approaching d… more
A thriller built around a relentlessly ticking clock and a rapidly approaching deadline and verdict. A kidnapping, broadcast live on social media, turns into the trial of a judge who presided over a botched criminal case.
Explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly bec… more
Explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
The Brink follows Bannon through the 2018 mid-term elections in the United State… more
The Brink follows Bannon through the 2018 mid-term elections in the United States, shedding light on his efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties in order to win seats in the May 2019 European Parliamentary elections. To maintain his power and influence, the former Goldman Sachs banker and media investor reinvents himself — as he has many times before — this time as the self-appointed leader of a global populist movement. Keen manipulator of the press and gifted self-promoter, Bannon continues to draw headlines and protests wherever he goes, feeding the powerful myth on which his survival relies.
When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe… more
When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their North Carolina district. Their man: naïve Marty Huggins (Zach Galifianakis), director of the local Tourism Center. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of his new benefactors’ support, a cutthroat campaign manager and his family’s political connections, he soon becomes a contender who gives the charismatic Cam plenty to worry about. As Election Day closes in, the two are locked in a dead heat, with insults quickly escalating to injury until all they care about is burying each other.
Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) has a promising career as a New York City cop unti… more
Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) has a promising career as a New York City cop until the night he is involved in a controversial shooting. Stripped of his badge, but kept out of jail by New York's popular Mayor (Russell Crowe), he re-makes himself as a private investigator. Times are tough, and when the mayor offers Billy $50,000 to investigate the First Lady's (Catherine Zeta Jones) extra-marital activities, it seems like a straight forward payday. Unfortunately, it quickly becomes apparent that the Mayor is not at all what he seems, and for Billy to achieve redemption he will have to risk everything -- possibly even his freedom.
Michael Beach, Jeffrey Wright, John Malkovich, Mark Wahlberg, James Ransone, Alona Tal, Kyle Chandler, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Griffin Dunne, George Furla, Allen Hughes, Stephen Levinson, Randall Emmett, Lianne Halfon, Brian Tucker, Barry Pepper, Nathan Kahane, Russell Smith, Justin Chambers, Natalie Martinez
Colonia tells the story of Lena and Daniel, a young couple, who become entangled… more
Colonia tells the story of Lena and Daniel, a young couple, who become entangled in the Chilean military coup of 1973. When Daniel is abducted by Pinochet’s secret police, Lena tracks him to a sealed off area in the South of the country, called Colonia Dignidad. The Colonia presents itself as a charitable mission run by ex-Nazi Paul Schäfer but, in fact, is a place from which no one has ever escaped. Lena joins the cult in order to find Daniel and help him escape.
Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 11/9 is a look at the times in which we live. It wi… more
Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 11/9 is a look at the times in which we live. It will explore the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the f**k did we get here, and how the f**k do we get out? It's the film to see before it's too late.
Senator Gary Hart is the frontrunner during the early stages of the 1988 race fo… more
Senator Gary Hart is the frontrunner during the early stages of the 1988 race for the Democratic presidential nomination when his campaign is rocked by revelations of an extramarital affair with Donna Rice. The Colorado senator then drops out of the race.
Kaitlyn Dever, J.K. Simmons, Helen Estabrook, Vera Farmiga, Jason Reitman, Josh Brener, Jay Carson, Aaron L. Gilbert, Alfred Molina, Mike Judge, Toby Huss, Mamoudou Athie, Spencer Garrett, Tommy Dewey, Sara Paxton, Bill Burr, Kevin Pollak, Ari Graynor, Molly Ephraim, Courtney Ford, Matt Bai, Chris Coy
Snowden reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the pola… more
Snowden reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled it off makes for one of the most compelling films of the year.
Nicolas Cage, Scott Eastwood, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Moritz Borman, Rhys Ifans, Christopher Woodrow, Kieran Fitzgerald, Michael Bassick, Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schnetzer, James Stern, Tom Ortenberg, Bahman Naraghi, Peter Lawson, Douglas Hansen, Oliver Stone, Zachary Quinto, Eric Kopeloff, Melissa Leo, Tom Wilkinson, Shailene Woodley, Joely Richardson
An insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during thei… more
An insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department, The Final Year offers an uncompromising view of the inner workings of the Obama Administration as they prepare to leave power after eight years.
A young communications director works for a fast-rising presidential candidate… more
A young communications director works for a fast-rising presidential candidate. During the course of the campaign, the idealistic young man falls prey to the backstabbing and other dirty trickery of seasoned rival politicos.
A thriller inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France f… more
A thriller inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, the film depicts the most daring rescue mission ever attempted
In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica C… more
In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price.
"The Ghost Writer" tells the story of a former British Prime Minister, Adam Lan… more
"The Ghost Writer" tells the story of a former British Prime Minister, Adam Lang (Pierce Brosnan), who is holed up on an island off the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. in midwinter, writing his memoirs. When his long-standing aide drowns, a professional ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) is sent out to help him finish the book. The anonymous ghost writer is quickly drawn into a political and sexual intrigue involving Lang’s wife, Ruth (Olivia Williams) and his aide (Kim Cattrall). Hanging over Lang is the threat of a war crimes trial and a mysterious secret from his past that threatens to jeopardize international relations. The film is based on the Robert Harris novel "The Ghost."
The Reagan Show is constructed entirely through 1980s network news and videotape… more
The Reagan Show is constructed entirely through 1980s network news and videotapes created by the Reagan administration itself to track former President Ronald Reagan's Hollywood-powered and public-savvy image.
On the morning of Election Day 2016, Americans of all stripes woke up and went a… more
On the morning of Election Day 2016, Americans of all stripes woke up and went about living their radically different lives. These were the hours leading up to Donald Trump's unexpected, earth-shaking victory, but, of course, no one knew that yet. Curated and produced by Jeff Deutchman 11/8/16 documents the moments leading up to a defining moment in American history.
Based on true events, Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to re… more
Based on true events, Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis--the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of the Canadian ambassador. Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six are found out and likely killed, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist named Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) comes up with a risky plan to get them safely out of the country. A plan so incredible, it could only happen in the movies.
An idealist (Josh Hutcherson) lands his dream job as a program coordinator for… more
An idealist (Josh Hutcherson) lands his dream job as a program coordinator for the U.N.'s Oil for Food program. He is thrown into an already fraught post-war Iraq where government agents and power-hungry nations are circling the country’s oil reserves. His boss, a seasoned diplomat, is the one person that the idealist can trust — only to discover that there may be a conspiracy at the highest level.
Story centers on three enemy soldiers -- an Israeli, an American and an Australi… more
Story centers on three enemy soldiers -- an Israeli, an American and an Australian Arab -- being are accidentally locked in a Middle East military communication base where things go horribly wrong.
Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes deftly fuses the personal, the poli… more
Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes deftly fuses the personal, the political and the surreal as it charts the rise and fall of Fox News mogul, Roger Ailes. A key media consultant to Presidents Nixon, Reagan and George H.W. Bush, Ailes powerfully shaped American political history. But after creating a ratings powerhouse, he went down in flames amid scandal, paranoia, and multiple sexual harassment allegations.