Movies Released April 8, 2022

Friday, April 8

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2. After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.
Idris Elba, Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, Neal H. Moritz, James Marsden, Toby Ascher, Josh Miller, Natasha Rothwell
Comedy Family
Nationwide
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Ambulance

Two desperate brothers attempt a robbery in order to pay for their dying mother's health care. The job goes south and during their escape, they steal an ambulance. But things only get worse when they discover it's occupied by a dying heart patient.
Eiza González, James Vanderbilt, Michael Bay, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bradley Fischer, Nathan Kahane, Jesse Garcia, Moses Ingram
Thriller Crime Remake
Nationwide
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Tells the story of an exhausted Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) who can’t seem to finish her taxes.
Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Stephanie Hsu, Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, James Hong
Action Comedy Sci-Fi
109 mins

Love in Kilnerry

The residents of a small remote town panic when the EPA announces mandatory changes to their chemical plant could cause a dramatic increase in their libido.
Daniel Keith, Mary Dougherty, Courtney Bissonette, Kathy Searle, Roger Hendricks Simon, Sybil Lines, Sheila Stasack, Tony Triano
Comedy

Agent Game

A CIA officer finds himself the target of a rendition operation after being scapegoated for the death of an interrogation subject. As the team tasked to bring the officer in begins to question their orders — and each other — Olsen, a senior intelligence officer, and his subordinate raise the stakes.
Mel Gibson, Dermot Mulroney, Barkhad Abdi, Adan Canto, Jason Isaacs, Grant S. Johnson, Katie Cassidy
Action Thriller

All The Old Knives

When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham (Chris Pine) is assigned to root out the mole from among his former officemates at the agency’s Vienna station. His investigation takes him from Austria to England to California, where he is reunited with his one-time colleague and ex-lover Celia Harrison (Thandiwe Newton). The pair are forced to blur the lines between profession and passion in this riveting tale of global espionage, moral ambiguity, and deadly betrayal.
Chris Pine, Matt Jackson, Steve Schwartz, Laurence Fishburne, Janus Metz, Nick Wechsler, Olen Steinhauer, Michelle Williams
Thriller Spy
Limited
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

All The Old Knives

When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham (Chris Pine) is assigned to root out the mole from among his former officemates at the agency’s Vienna station. His investigation takes him from Austria to England to California, where he is reunited with his one-time colleague and ex-lover Celia Harrison (Thandiwe Newton). The pair are forced to blur the lines between profession and passion in this riveting tale of global espionage, moral ambiguity, and deadly betrayal.
Chris Pine, Matt Jackson, Steve Schwartz, Laurence Fishburne, Janus Metz, Nick Wechsler, Olen Steinhauer, Michelle Williams
Thriller Spy
PrimeVideo
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Metal Lords

Two kids want to start a heavy metal band in a high school where exactly two kids care about heavy metal. Hunter (Adrian Greensmith) is a diehard metal fan —is there any other kind?— who knows his history and can shred. His dream in life is to win at the upcoming Battle of the Bands. He enlists his best friend Kevin (Jaeden Martell) to man the drums. But with schoolmates more interested in Bieber than Black Sabbath, finding a bassist is a struggle. Until Kevin overhears Emily (Isis Hainsworth) slaying on her cello. The motley crew must contend with school, parents, hormones and teen angst while trying to get along long enough for Skullf*cker to win the Battle of the Bands.
Joe Manganiello, Jaeden Martell, Peter Sollett, Brett Gelman, Sufe Bradshaw, Katie O'Grady, Michelle Mao, Isis Hainsworth
Drama Comedy Music

Coast

Desperate to escape the trappings of her small coastal farming town, 16-year-old Abby falls for the lead singer of a touring rock band and must decide whether to leave her family and lifelong friends behind in search of a better life.
Ciara Bravo, Cristela Alonzo, Melissa Leo, Jessica Hester, Derek Schweickart, Fatima Ptacek, Mia Frampton, Mia Xitlali
Drama
99 mins

¡Viva Maestro!

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel sets the music world afire with his original interpretations of the greatest symphonic works. He is named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People” and serves as music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Amidst social unrest in his native Venezuela, he devises an innovative concert that celebrates the power of art to renew and unite.
Gustavo Dudamel, Arturo Marquez, Theodore Braun, Alejandro Carreńo, Elly Saúll Guerrero, Nathaly Al Gindi
Documentary

As They Made Us

As They Made Us follows Abigail (Agron), a divorced mother of two, who is struggling to balance the dynamic forces within her dysfunctional family as she attempts to cultivate new love. Her father Eugene (Hoffman) has a degenerative condition that he and his wife Barbara (Bergen) refuse to accept, and her brother Nathan (Helberg) has been estranged from the family for decades. A self-appointed fixer, Abigail attempts to mend her complicated family's dysfunction before it’s too late.
Dianna Agron, Candice Bergen, Mayim Bialik, Simon Helberg, Dustin Hoffman, Justin Chu Cary, Charlie Weber, Julian Gant
Drama Romance
139 mins

Dancing on Glass

After the star of the Spanish National Dance Company tragically commits suicide, Irene is selected to take her place in the company’s biggest ballet production: Giselle. Now the target of all the girl’s jealousy and cruelty, Irene finds a friend in Aurora, a solitary dancer controlled by her mother. Isolated and fueled by the pressures of the ballet world, Irene and Aurora’s relationship turns more and more obsessive, until they run away together to find themselves.
Jota Linares, María Pedraza, Paula Losada, Mona Martínez
Drama Dance
Netflix
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
128 mins

Aline

Two time Cesar Award-winning writer/director/star Lemercier's musical dramedy begins in 1960s Quebec. Sylvette and Anglomard welcome their 14th child, Aline. In this modest family, music is king. When a producer discovers Aline and her golden voice, he has only one idea in mind: to make her the greatest singer in the world. Supported by her family, guided by Guy Claude’s experience and budding love for her, Aline will create an extraordinary destiny for herself.
Sylvain Marcel, Valérie Lemercier, Brigitte But, Danielle Fichaud, Roc Lafortune, Antoine Vézina, Pascale Desrochers, Jean-Noël Brouté
Drama Comedy Biography Musical

The Girl & The Spider

As her roommate Lisa prepares to move out of their apartment, Mara contemplates the end of an era. Furniture is moved, walls painted, cupboards built. Amid all the hustle and bustle, secret longings and desires come to the surface and coalesce around the roommates as well as around Lisa’s mother Astrid, the movers, the girls’ old neighbors, the neighbors’ cat, Lisa’s new neighbor and an ever-expanding cast of characters. Day turns into night and one final party in the apartment. When the last box is moved, the fragments of their lives remain.
Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher, Henriette Confurius, Liliane Amuat, Ursina Lardi, Flurin Giger, André Hennicke, Dagna Litzenberger-Vinet
Drama
New York
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
94 mins

Cow

An intimate portrait of one dairy cow’s life. The film highlights the beauty and challenges cows face, and their great service to us all.
Andrea Arnold, Kat Mansoor
Documentary
98 mins

Ride Till I Die

For Ricky Ringer, bull riding was always his life, but he could never win a championship. Twenty-five years later, Ricky continues to ride and despite warnings from his wife, mother and his ailing body, Ricky is determined to chase that elusive title or die trying.
Tony Rammos
Documentary
Limited
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

a-ha: The Movie

When a-ha's breakthrough hit "Take on Me" shot to #1 on the Billboard charts in 1985, it turned its three young band members into global superstars overnight. While the iconic song and its groundbreaking music video remain ubiquitous to this day, the story of a-ha didn't end there. After 35 years, a deep catalog of 11 studio albums and 55 million units sold – despite controversies and disagreements – a-ha continues to record music and play to packed arenas around the world.
Thomas Robsahm, Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket, Pål Waaktaar
Documentary
Limited
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
95 mins

The Secret Society For Slow Romance

Follows two New York City filmmakers go on several dates during the pandemic in 2020, and they figure out how to end poverty worldwide. Allyson (Alia Lorae) is an underground filmmaker voted The Most Productive Person In NYC by an underground film website. Rene (Sujewa Ekanayake) is an established independent filmmaker who was found to be The Happiest Man In North America by several research institutions in New York City. The two meet for dinner at Rene's place and visit beautiful places in New York City over the course of several weeks. Through the conversations on their dates, Allyson and Rene discover a way to end poverty worldwide, and they launch a secret project to make that happen.
Sujewa Ekanayake, Alia Lorae
Comedy
Limited
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Friday, April 8