Movies Released December 11, 2020

Friday, December 11

103 mins

Parallel

A group of friends stumble upon a mirror that serves as a portal to a ‘multiverse.’ They soon discover that importing knowledge from the other side in order to better their lives brings increasingly dangerous consequences.
Isaac Ezban, Georgia King, Mark O'Brien, Alyssa Diaz, Scott Blaszak, Aml Ameen, Martin Wallstrom, Kathleen Quinlan
Action Adventure Sci-Fi
VOD / Digital
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
93 mins

Gunda

GUNDA chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig, a flock of chickens, and a herd of cows with masterful intimacy. Using stark, transcendent black and white cinematography and the farm's ambient soundtrack, Master director Victor Kossakowsky invites the audience to slow down and experience life as his subjects do, taking in their world with a magical patience and an other worldly perspective. GUNDA asks us to meditate on the mystery of animal consciousness, and reckon with the role humanity plays in it. Executive produced by Joaquin Phoenix.
Joaquin Phoenix, Victor Kossakovsky
Drama Documentary
VOD / Digital
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
9 mins

Canvas

Tells the story of a Grandfather who, after suffering a devastating loss, is sent into a downward spiral and loses his inspiration to create. Years later, he decides to revisit the easel, and pick up the paint brush… but he can't do it alone.
Frank E. Abney III, Paige Johnstone
Family Animation

The Prom

Dee Dee Allen (three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (Tony Award winnerJames Corden) are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their hands: their expensive new Broadway show is a major flop that has suddenly flatlined their careers. Meanwhile, in small-town Indiana, high school student Emma Nolan (newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman) is experiencing a very different kind of heartbreak: despite the support of the high school principal (Keegan-Michael Key), the head of the PTA (Kerry Washington) has banned her from attending the prom with her girlfriend, Alyssa (Ariana DeBose). When Dee Dee and Barry decide that Emma's predicament is the perfect cause to help resurrect their public images, they hit the road with Angie (Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman) and Trent (Andrew Rannells), another pair of cynical actors looking for a professional lift. But when their self-absorbed celebrity activism unexpectedly backfires, the foursome find their own lives upended as they rally to give Emma a night where she can truly celebrate who she is.
Nicole Kidman, Awkwafina, Kerry Washington, Ryan Murphy, Meryl Streep, James Corden, Keegan-Michael Key, Ariana DeBose
Musical LGBT Based on Play

Wild Mountain Thyme

The headstrong farmer Rosemary Muldoon (Emily Blunt) has her heart set on winning her neighbor Anthony Reilly’s love. The problem is Anthony (Jamie Dornan) seems to have inherited a family curse, and remains oblivious to his beautiful admirer. Stung by his father Tony's (Christopher Walken) plans to sell the family farm to his American nephew (Jon Hamm), Anthony is jolted into pursuing his dreams in this comedic, moving and wildly romantic tale.
Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Anthony Bregman, Michael Helfant, Jon Hamm, John Patrick Shanley, Leslie Urdang, Bradley Gallo
Drama Romance Based on Play

Safety

“Safety” is a drama inspired by the empowering story of former Clemson University football safety Ray McElrathbey (Jay Reeves), a young man facing a series of challenging circumstances, whose dedication and persistence help him to triumph over repeated adversities. Aided by his teammates and the Clemson community, he succeeds on the field while simultaneously raising and caring for his 11-year-old brother Fahmarr (Thaddeus J. Mixson).
Luke Tennie, Reginald Hudlin, Mark Ciardi, Nick Santora, Randy McKinnon, Jay Reeves, Thaddeus J. Mixson, Corinne Foxx
Drama Biography Sports

Assassins

The audacious murder of the brother of North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jon Un in a crowded Malaysian airport sparked a worldwide media frenzy. At the center of the investigation are two young women who are either cold-blooded killers or unwitting pawns in a political assassination. ASSASSINS goes beyond the headlines to question every angle of this case, from human trafficking to geo-political espionage to the secretive dynamics of the North Korean dynasty.
Ryan White, Jessica Hargrave
Documentary
88 mins

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

Aussie Icon Paul Hogan just wants the quiet life. He lives in Brentwood, California, happy in retirement, content doing the daily crossword and enjoying regular calls from Lucy, his delightful 10-year-old granddaughter in Sydney. So, when his agent drops by to tell him he’ll be receiving a knighthood for services to comedy, he is less than impressed by this imposition and much to his agents’ chagrin, turns down the offer. Paul attempts to return to his tranquil life but Lucy calls; she has excitedly told kids at her new school that granddad has been offered a Knighthood. They laughed at her. What? Paul realises he needs to get the Knighthood to help her salvage her reputation.
John Cleese, Chevy Chase, Jacob Elordi, Dean Murphy, Paul Hogan, Olivia Newton-John, Wayne Knight
Comedy
90 mins

Archenemy

Max Fist (Manganiello) claims to be a hero from another dimension who fell through time and space to Earth, where he has no powers. No one believes his stories except for a local teen named Hamster. Together, they take to the streets to wipe out the local drug syndicate and its vicious crime boss known as The Manager.
Elijah Wood, Joe Manganiello, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Daniel Noah, Zolee Griggs, Lisa Whalen, Skylan Brooks, Amy Seimetz
Action

I'm Your Woman

In this 1970s set crime drama, a woman is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.
Rachel Brosnahan, Bill Heck, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Julia Hart, Jordan Horowitz, Arinzé Kene, Frankie Faison
Drama
PrimeVideo
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
97 mins

Wander Darkly

In Wander Darkly, a traumatic accident leaves a couple, Adrienne (Sienna Miller) and Matteo (Diego Luna), in a surreal state of being that takes them on a disorienting journey through the duality of their shared moments. By reliving fond recollections from the beginning of their romance while also navigating the overwhelming truths of their present, they must rediscover the love that truly binds them together. Writer/director Tara Miele offers a profound new perspective on the delicate nature of relationships with this emotionally moving story about a couple who must reflect on their past in order to face their uncertain future.
Diego Luna, Tory Kittles, Aimee Carrero, Tara Miele, Sienna Miller, Beth Grant, Vanessa Bayer
Drama Mystery
Apple TV+
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
102 mins

The Never List

16-year old Eva (Fivel Stewart) is as overachieving as they come. Running for student class president while juggling a heavy academic schedule and planning the upcoming school dance, Eva dreams of becoming a comic book artist – something she knows her helicopter mom would never support. Since elementary school, Eva and her BFF Liz (Brenna D’Amico) have cosplayed their alter-egos, “Vicky” and “Veronica,” as a way to release the pressure they feel. Together, they imagine Vicky and Veronica doing highly questionable, even illegal, acts that the real Eva and Liz would never do... acts they document in “The Never List.” When Liz dies in a tragic accident, Eva is filled with anger and regret thinking about all the things Liz never did out of fear of risking her future… a future she ultimately would never have. Eva decides the best way to honor her best friend’s memory is to complete The Never List. At first this journey leads her to romance and adventure, but as the list progresses, her actions begin threatening the very foundations of her carefully planned teenage life and even her own future.
BooBoo Stewart, Ariadne Shaffer, Keiko Agena, Michelle Mower, Fivel Stewart, Jonathan Bennett, Andrew Kai, Brenna D’Amico
Comedy Romance Teen
101 mins

The Stand In

When ordered to serve a year in rehab, actress Candy (Drew Barrymore) hires her on-set stand-in to take her place. The unassuming woman flips the script and steals her identity, career and boyfriend in this hilarious comedy about trading places.
T.J. Miller, Sam Bain, Jamie Babbit, Drew Barrymore, Michael Zegen, Holland Taylor, Michelle Buteau
Comedy
90 mins

Giving Voice

Six ambitious student actors audition for the prestigious August Wilson Monologue Competition, culminating in a riveting final round on Broadway.
Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, James D. Stern, Fernando Villena, Stephen Henderson, Freedom Martin, Nia Sarfo, Cody Merridith
Documentary
101 mins

The Stand In

When ordered to serve a year in rehab, actress Candy (Drew Barrymore) hires her on-set stand-in to take her place. The unassuming woman flips the script and steals her identity, career and boyfriend in this hilarious comedy about trading places.
T.J. Miller, Sam Bain, Jamie Babbit, Drew Barrymore, Michael Zegen, Holland Taylor, Michelle Buteau
Comedy
VOD / Digital
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Knuckledust

Police discover an elite fight club where they find seven underground levels, filled with the dead bodies of fighters from around the world. Only one man is found left alive. The task force has to work out if he’s a mass murderer or the lone survivor?
Kate Dickie, Gethin Anthony, James Kermack, Moe Dunford, Camille Rowe, Phil Davis, Alex Ferns, Olivier Richters
Action Adventure
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Friday, December 11