December 2016 Movies




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The Ottoman Lieutenant

A strong-willed woman (Hilmar), who, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States after meeting Jude, an American doctor (Hartnett) who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire — a world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become the first World War. There, she finds her loyalty tested to both Jude and the mission’s founder (Kingsley) when she falls in love with their perceived enemy, a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army (Huisman). With invading army forces at their doorstep, and the world about to plunge into all-out war” she must make a decision.
Michiel Huisman, Josh Hartnett, Jeff Stockwell, Hera Hilmar, Ben Kingsley, Joseph Ruben
War Epic
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Incarnate

Confined to a wheelchair after a horrific accident, Dr. Seth Ember (Aaron Eckhart) is an “Incarnate” -- gifted with the rare ability to delve into the minds of possessed people in order to exorcise their demons from the inside out. When the Vatican enlists him to exorcise a particularly troubled young boy, Ember is shocked to discover inside him the same evil spirit responsible for the death of his wife and child years before. Now, with the young boy’s life in his hands and his own personal redemption at stake, Ember desperately searches for a way to destroy the demon before it kills him and unleashes its terror upon the world…
Jason Blum, Brad Peyton, Aaron Eckhart, Couper Samuelson, Stuart Ford, Charles Layton, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Michael Seitzman
Horror Supernatural
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Anonymous

Anonymous follows Alex Danyliuk (McAuliffe) a teenager learning the ins and outs of computer programming. When his family hits financial trouble, he turns to a life of online crime and identity theft, fueled by rage at the banking institutions’ status quo.

Along the way he meets Sye (Gold), a street-wise hustler who introduces him to the world of black market trading, and Kira (Nicholson) a young hacker secretly working as an FBI mole. After quickly finding success in causing financial market chaos, they gain the attention of Z (Collins Jr.) – a mysterious, masked figure, who’s the head of an online crime group, and a number one target by the FBI.
Sanzhar Sultan, Callan McAuliffe, Akan Satayev, Lorraine Nicholson, Daniel Eric Gold, Clifton Collins Jr.
Thriller

Pocket Listing

Double crosses, adultery, murder, mistaken identity, and revenge ensue when a mysterious power player and his sultry wife hire a disgraced Los Angeles property broker to discreetly market and sell their Malibu villa.
Burt Reynolds, Rob Lowe, Conor Allyn, James Jurdi, Jessica Clark
Crime

Run the Tide

When their drug abusing mother is released from prison determined to rebuild their family, Rey kidnaps his younger brother Oliver and escapes their desert home for the California coast.
Taylor Lautner, Soham Mehta, Nico Christou, Rajiv Shah, Constance Zimmer, Kenny Johnson, Johanna Braddy
Drama

La La Land

Tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, Ryan Gosling, Damien Chazelle, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Sonoya Mizuno, John Legend
Drama Comedy
New York / Los Angeles
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

A Girl Like Grace

Raised by a single mother in a dysfunctional home and bullied relentlessly at school, Grace (Ryan Destiny) seeks guidance from her best friend Andrea (Paige Hurd) and her older sister Share (Meagan Good) during her trying high-school life.
Meagan Good, Garcelle Beauvais, Ryan Destiny, Paige Hurd, Blair Redford, Marcus Lyle Brown, Tony Delerme, Savanna Smith
Drama Teen

The Eyes of My Mother

In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be unfazed by death. One afternoon, a mysterious visitor horrifyingly shatters the idyll of Francisca’s family life, deeply traumatizing the young girl, but also awakening some unique curiosities. Though she clings to her increasingly reticent father, Francisca’s loneliness and scarred nature converge years later when her longing to connect with the world around her takes on a distinctly dark form.
Nicolas Pesce, Diana Agostini, Kika Magalhaes, Will Brill, Clara Wong
Horror

SiREN

A horror-thriller about Jonah, an apprehensive groom-to-be whose bachelor party turns into a nightmare when he frees a seemingly innocent victimized girl locked up in a supernatural sex club. Her ruthless handler and proprietor of the sex club will stop at nothing to re-capture his prize. Jonah struggles to rescue the girl only to discover it is he who needs to be rescued as he comes to the realization that she is a dangerous fabled predator who has chosen him as her mate.
Luke Piotrowski, Justin Welborn, Gregg Bishop, Ben Collins, Chase Williamson, Hannah Fierman, Michael Aaron Milligan, Hayes Mercure
Thriller Horror

Things to Come

Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) is a philosophy teacher with a seemingly settled existence, juggling a rich life of the mind with the day-to-day demands of career and family. But beginning with the bombshell revelation that her husband of twenty-five years is leaving her, one by one the pillars of Nathalie’s life start to crumble. For the first time in ages, she finds herself adrift, but also with a newfound sense of liberation. With nothing to hold her back, Nathalie sets out to define this new phase of her life and to rediscover herself.
Mia Hansen-Løve, Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolinka, Edith Scob
Drama
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Bodyguards: Secret Lives From The Watchtower

Bodyguards & Protection Agents are the individuals on the front lines for the rich, famous, and powerful. These individuals deal with violence, stalkers, isolation, and potential loss of life every single day.
Jaren Hayman
Thriller Documentary

The Comedian

An aging comic icon, JACKIE BURKE (Robert De Niro) has seen better days. Despite his efforts to reinvent himself and his comic genius, the audience only wants to know him as the former television character he once played. Already a strain on his younger brother (Danny DeVito) and his wife (Patti LuPone), Jackie is forced to serve out a sentence doing community service for accosting an audience member. While there, he meets HARMONY (Leslie Mann), the daughter of a sleazy Florida real estate mogul (Harvey Keitel), and the two find inspiration in one another resulting in surprising consequences. Through the alchemy of their unlikely friendship, Harmony and Jackie overcome their own emotional damage and emerge as better people.
Danny DeVito, Leslie Mann, Patti LuPone, Mark Canton, Harvey Keitel, Courtney Solomon, Art Linson, Taylor Hackford
Comedy
Oscar Run
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Pet

Sweet but lonely Seth (Dominic Monaghan) spends his days working in an animal shelter. In a hopeless daze, he has a chance encounter with beautiful young waitress Holly (Ksenia Solo) who awakens something within him. Obsessed, he tries everything to win her over. Time and again, she rejects him, leading him to steal her journal and make a plan: to kidnap Holly. After Seth takes Holly, she wakes up in a cage beneath the animal shelter, treated like the dogs living above her. As Seth's lies begin to catch up to him, Holly toys with his emotions and his certainty of the situation falls apart. A bloody psychological battle begins where the line between prey and predator, victim and criminal blurs, leaving a deadly trail along the way.
Nick Phillips, Dominic Monaghan, Da'Vone McDonald, Carles Torrens, Kelly Wagner, Jeremy Slater, Ksenia Solo, Jennette McCurdy
Drama Thriller Horror

Man Down

When U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf) returns home from his tour in Afghanistan, he finds that the place he once called home is no better than the battlefields he fought on overseas. Accompanied by his best friend Devin Roberts (Jai Courtney), a hardnosed marine whose natural instinct is to shoot first and ask questions later, he searches desperately for the whereabouts of his estranged son, Jonathan (Charlie Shotwell) and wife, Natalie (Kate Mara). In their search, the two intercept Charles (Clifton Collins), a man carrying vital information about the whereabouts of Gabriel's family. As we revisit the past, we are guided in unraveling the puzzle of Gabriel's experience and what will eventually lead us to finding his family.
Jai Courtney, Gary Oldman, Kate Mara, Shia LaBeouf, Dito Montiel, Clifton Collins Jr., Charlie Shotwell
War Thriller
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Nerdland

An adult animated comedy follows two unknown showbiz buddies John (Paul Rudd) and Elliot (Patton Oswalt) who are determined to go from Hollywood nobodies to viral somebodies.
Patton Oswalt, Chris Prynoski, Kate Micucci, Brendon Small, Andrew Kevin Walker, John Ennis
Comedy Animation
Limited
2 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
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The Founder

Tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
Jeremy Renner, Karen Lunder, Linda Cardellini, Aaron Ryder, Robert Siegel, Michael Keaton, Laura Dern, B.J. Novak
Drama Biography
Los Angeles
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
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Office Christmas Party

In Office Christmas Party, when the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.
Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, Randall Park, Jon Lucas, T.J. Miller, Olivia Munn, Jamie Chung, Rob Corddry
Comedy Holiday
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Nocturnal Animals

The plot is described as a "story inside a story," with the first part following a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second part of the story follows the actual manuscript, called "Nocturnal Animals," which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself.
Michael Shannon, Armie Hammer, George Clooney, Jake Gyllenhaal, Isla Fisher, Laura Linney, Tom Ford, Grant Heslov
Thriller Adaptation Noir
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Miss Sloane

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.
Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, John Lithgow, John Madden, Ariel Zeitoun
Drama Thriller Political
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Spectral

A special ops group forms to bring down evil ghosts that have taken over Manhattan.
John Gatins, Cory Hardrict, Ryan Robbins, Nic Mathieu, James Badge Dale, Bruce Greenwood, Clayne Crawford, Thomas Tull
Action Supernatural
VOD / Digital
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

La La Land

Tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, Ryan Gosling, Damien Chazelle, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Sonoya Mizuno, John Legend
Drama Comedy

The Salesman

After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually, an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life.
Asghar Farhadi, Taraneh Alidoosti, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini, Maral Bani Adam, Shirin Aghakashi, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati
Drama Thriller
Oscar Run
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Kill Ratio

An attack on the new President of a fledgling Eastern European democracy pits an American covert operative against the country’s ruthless military leader determined to seize control of the government.
Paul Tanter, Steven Palmer Peterson, Tom Hopper, Amy Huberman, Lacy Moore
Action

Contract to Kill

Steven Seagal stars as Harmon, a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team—seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp—he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling routes to bring deadly weapons, and leaders, into the U.S. To prevent an attack on America, Harmon must turn these two savage forces against one another before his time—and his luck—run out.
Keoni Waxman, Steven Seagal, Russell Wong, Jemma Dallender
Action Adventure

Frank & Lola

Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots star as a couple that builds an intense relationship that saves each other from their mutual despair, but begins to crack as a man from Lola’s past temps her future with Frank.
Michael Shannon, Justin Long, Robert Halmi Jr., Michael Nyqvist., Matthew M. Ross, Imogen Poots
Romance
Limited
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

The Bounce Back

Father, author and relationship expert, Matthew Taylor is on a whirlwind book tour promoting his new best seller, The Bounce Back. He's got it all figured out until he meets the sharp and witty Kristin Peralta, a talk show circuit therapist who's convinced he's nothing but a charlatan. Matthew's life is turned upside down when he inadvertently falls for Kristin and has to face a painful truth of his past relationship.
Shemar Moore, Sheryl Underwood, Kali Hawk, Youssef Delara, Victor Teran, Staci Robinson, Nadine Velazquez, Bill Bellamy
Romance Romantic Comedy

Land of Mine

As World War Two comes to an end, a group of German POWs, boys rather than men, are captured by the Danish army and forced to engage in a deadly task – to defuse and clear land mines from the Danish coastline. With little or no training, the boys soon discover that the war is far from over.
Martin Zandvliet, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Emil Belton, Roland Møller, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Osakar Belton
War
Oscar Run
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Harry Benson: Shoot First

Harry Benson: Shoot First charts the illustrious career of the renowned photographer who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles, having been assigned to cover their inaugural trip to the United States in 1964. With unprecedented “behind the scenes” access, Benson captured some of the most vibrant and intimate portraits ever taken of the most popular band in history. His extensive portfolio includes iconic images of Winston Churchill, Bobby Fischer, Muhammad Ali, Greta Garbo, Michael Jackson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Robert F. Kennedy assassination, and his work has appeared in publications including Life, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. Now 86, workaholic Benson has no intention of stopping.
Matthew Miele, Justin Bare
Documentary
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Jackie

An intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of "Camelot" that they created and loved so well.
Billy Crudup, Scott Franklin, Mickey Liddell, Beth Grant, Darren Aronofsky, Natalie Portman, Greta Gerwig, Peter Sarsgaard
Drama Historical True Story

Burn Country

An Afghan journalist is exiled from his war-torn country to a small bohemian community in Northern California. When he attempts to turn his menial job on the local police blotter into "Afghan-style" coverage of local crime, he gets drawn into the backwoods of this small town — a shadow Northern California where sex is casual, true friendship is hard to come by and an unfamiliar form of violence lurks all around.
James Franco, Melissa Leo, Thomas Jay Ryan, Ian Olds, Paul Felten, Rachel Brosnahan, Dominic Rains, James Oliver Wheatley
Drama Thriller
Limited
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

All We Had

A mother and her 13-year-old daughter, living on the edge of poverty, find an unlikely home amid the quirky residents of small town America.
Katie Holmes, Jane Rosenthal, Luke Wilson, Richard Kind, Mark Consuelos, Berry Welsh, Stefania Owen, Judy Greer
Drama
Limited
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Following the formation of the Galactic Empire, a rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans.
Donnie Yen, Forest Whitaker, Diego Luna, Kathleen Kennedy, Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Simon Emanuel, Allison Shearmur
Action Adventure Sci-Fi Spin-off 3D
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

La La Land

Tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, Ryan Gosling, Damien Chazelle, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Sonoya Mizuno, John Legend
Drama Comedy
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Collateral Beauty

When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. But it’s not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived, and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.
Will Smith, Helen Mirren, David Frankel, Michael Disco, Edward Norton, Michael Peña, Naomie Harris, Michael Bederman
Drama
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

A Kind of Murder

In 1960s New York, Walter Stackhouse is a successful architect married to the beautiful Clara who leads a seemingly perfect life. But his fascination with an unsolved murder leads him into a spiral of chaos as he is forced to play cat-and-mouse with a clever killer and an overambitious detective, while at the same time lusting after another woman.
Jessica Biel, Susan Boyd, Haley Bennett, William Boyd, Andy Goddard, Christine Vachon, Ted Hope, Eddie Marsan
Thriller Crime Adaptation

Solace

When FBI Special Agent Joe Merriwether (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is unable to solve a series of homicides, he decides to enlist the help of his former colleague Dr. John Clancy (Anthony Hopkins), a retired physician with psychic powers. The reclusive Clancy, who shuttered his practice and retreated from the world following the death of his daughter and subsequent break-up of his marriage, wants nothing to do with the case. He soon changes his mind after seeing disturbingly violent visions of Joe's partner, FBI Special Agent Katherine Cowles's (Abbie Cornish) ultimate demise. When Clancy's exceptional intuitive powers put him on the trail of a suspect, Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell), the doctor soon realizes his abilities are no match against the extraordinary powers of this vicious murderer on a mission.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Peter Morgan, Anthony Hopkins, Michael Disco, James Vanderbilt, Colin Farrell, Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson
Thriller Suspense Crime Mystery

Neruda

It’s 1948 and the Cold War has reached Chile. In congress, Senator Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betrayal and is swiftly impeached by President Videla. Police Prefect Óscar Peluchonneau is assigned to arrest the poet. Neruda tries to flee the country with his wife Delia del Carril, but they are forced into hiding. In the struggle with his nemesis Peluchonneau, Neruda sees an opportunity to reinvent himself. He plays with the Prefect, leaving clues designed to make their game of cat-and-mouse more dangerous, more intimate. In this story of persecution, Neruda recognizes his own heroic possibilities: a chance to become both a symbol for liberty and a literary legend.
Gael Garcia Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Pablo Larraín, Guillermo Calderon, Mercedes Morán
Drama Biography

The Bad Kids

At a remote Mojave Desert high school extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give at-risk students command of their own futures. This coming-of-age drama watches education combat the crippling effects of poverty in the lives of these so-called “bad kids.”
Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe
Documentary
Los Angeles
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

The Hollow Point

After a botched Mexican cartel deal in the back roads of a border town, the town’s new sheriff must team up with the retired lawman he replaced to investigate the source of the deal in order to stop a mysterious cartel butcher and his systematic brutalization of the town’s residents.
Aaron Ginsburg, Timothy Olyphant, John Leguizamo, Lynn Collins, Jim Belushi, Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego, Nils Lyew, William Green
Drama Crime

Passengers

On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim (Chris Pratt) and Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) face living the rest of their lives on board, with every luxury they could ever ask for, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction...until they discover the ship in grave danger. With the lives of 5000 sleeping passengers at stake, only Jim and Aurora can save them all.
Laurence Fishburne, Chris Pratt, Morten Tyldum, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Mahern, Neal H. Moritz, Jon Spaihts, Michael Sheen
Romance Sci-Fi
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Sing

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey), a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist—okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel—who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.

Five lead contestants emerge: A mouse (Seth MacFarlane) who croons as smoothly as he cons, a timid teenage elephant (Tori Kelly) with an enormous case of stage fright, an overtaxed mother (Academy Award® winner Reese Witherspoon) run ragged tending a litter of 25 piglets, a young gangster gorilla (Taron Egerton) looking to break free of his family’s felonies, and a punk-rock porcupine (Scarlett Johansson) struggling to shed her arrogant boyfriend and go solo. Each animal arrives under Buster’s marquee believing that this is their shot to change the course of their life.
Matthew McConaughey, Beck Bennett, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Leslie Jones, Janet Healy, Seth MacFarlane
Musical Family Animation
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Assassin's Creed

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.
Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Matias Varela, Justin Kurzel, Frank Marshall, Michael Fassbender, Coco König, Didier Lupfer
Action Adventure Epic Sci-Fi 3D Based on Game
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Patriots Day

In the aftermath of an unspeakable attack, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again. Weaving together the stories of Special Agent Richard DesLauriers (Kevin Bacon), Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman), Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese (J.K. Simmons) and nurse Carol Saunders (Michelle Monaghan) this visceral and unflinching chronicle captures the suspense of one of the most sophisticated manhunts in law enforcement history and celebrates the strength of the people of Boston.
J.K. Simmons, Mark Wahlberg, Michael Beach, Stephen Levinson, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, Peter Berg, Scott Stuber
Drama Thriller

Julieta

Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía’s father and Julieta’s husband. But at times grief doesn’t bring people closer, it drives them apart.
Inma Cuesta, Pedro Almodovar, Daniel Grao, Darío Grandinetti, Michelle Jenner and Rossy de Palma
Drama Romance
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Why Him?

Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry-and Ned's panic level-escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.
Ben Stiller, Shawn Levy, Bryan Cranston, Ian Helfer, Andrew Rannells, Keegan-Michael Key, John Hamburg, Jonah Hill
Comedy
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

A Monster Calls

Follows 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) who attempts to deal with his mother's (Felicity Jones, who stars in Focus’ fall release The Theory of Everything) illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss and faith.
Liam Neeson, Toby Kebbell, Felicity Jones, Patrick Ness, Sigourney Weaver, Juan Antonio Bayona, Belen Atienza, Lewis MacDougall
Adventure Adaptation

Silence

Tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) – at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden.
Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Randall Emmett, Martin Scorsese, Andrew Garfield, Ciaran Hinds, Graham King, George Furla
Drama Historical Adaptation

The Bad Kids

At a remote Mojave Desert high school extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give at-risk students command of their own futures. This coming-of-age drama watches education combat the crippling effects of poverty in the lives of these so-called “bad kids.”
Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe
Documentary
New York
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

I, Daniel Blake

Daniel Blake has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with a single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern day Britain.
Ken Loach, Dave Johns, Hayley Squires
Drama

Fences

The story of a one-time promising baseball player, now working as a Pittsburgh garbage collector, and the complicated relationships with his wife, son and friends.
Denzel Washington, Mykelti Williamson, Todd Black, Scott Rudin, Russell Hornsby, Jovan Adepo, August Wilson, Viola Davis
Drama
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Toni Erdmann

A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Jonas Dornbach, Peter Simonischek, Janine Jackowski., Lisa Cholodenko, Jessica Elbuam
Drama Comedy Remake

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
Kevin Costner, Taraji P. Henson, Jim Parsons, Aldis Hodge, Jenno Topping, Kirsten Dunst, Peter Chernin, Octavia Spencer
Drama True Story
Oscar Run
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

20th Century Women

Set in Santa Barbara, the film follows Dorothea Fields (Annette Bening), a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie (newcomer Lucas Jade Zumann, in a breakout performance) at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women in Jamie’s upbringing -- via Abbie (Greta Gerwig), a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields’ home, and Julie (Elle Fanning), a savvy and provocative teenage neighbor.
Billy Crudup, Elle Fanning, Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Mike Mills, Lucas Jade Zumann
Drama Comedy

Toni Erdmann

Centers on a father who plays pranks on his too-serious daughter.
Peter Simonischek, Maren Ade, Sandra Hüller, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl, Trystan Pütter
Comedy
Limited
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Live by Night

Live by Night is set in the roaring '20s, when Prohibition hasn’t stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and nerve, and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police Superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing for the spoils of being an outlaw. But even among criminals there are rules, and Joe breaks a big one: crossing a powerful mob boss by stealing his money and his moll. The fiery affair ends in tragedy, setting Joe on a path of revenge, ambition, romance and betrayal that propels him out of Boston and up the ladder of Tampa’s steamy rum-running underworld.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Chris Messina, Ben Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Benny Ciaramello, Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Elle Fanning, Chris Cooper
Drama Adaptation

Ocean Waves

Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to school for what looks like another uneventful year. But they soon find their friendship tested by the arrival of Rikako, a beautiful new transfer student from Tokyo whose attitude vacillates wildly from flirty and flippant to melancholic. When Taku joins Rikako on a trip to Tokyo, the school erupts with rumors, and the three friends are forced to come to terms with their changing relationships.
Tomomi Mochizuki, Kaori Nakamura
Drama Animation
New York / Los Angeles
5 / 5
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Paterson

Paterson (Adam Driver) is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey – they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and overhearing fragments of conversation swirling around him; he writes poetry into a notebook; he walks his dog; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer. He goes home to his wife, Laura (Golshifteh Farahani). By contrast, Laura’s world is ever changing. New dreams come to her almost daily, each a different and inspired project. Paterson loves Laura and she loves him. He supports her newfound ambitions; she champions his secret gift for poetry. The history and energy of the City of Paterson is a felt presence in the film and its simple structure unfolds over the course of a single week. The quiet triumphs and defeats of daily life are observed, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.
Adam Driver, Masatoshi Nagase, Golshifteh Farahani, Barry Shabaka Henley, Chasten Harmon, Jim Jarmusch, Joshua Astrachan, Cliff Smith
Drama
New York / Los Angeles
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent