Movies Released May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22

Inheritance

Lauren Monroe (Lily Collins), a successful District Attorney and heir of a powerful, wealthy New York dynasty, has her perfect life flipped upside down when her father mysteriously dies. Left with only a key as her inheritance, Lauren discovers her true misfortune when it opens a hidden bunker where she finds Morgan (Simon Pegg) who’s been locked inside for decades. Morgan engages her in a dangerous mind game, entrapping Lauren in a deadly web of lies and manipulation that leads her to doubt the integrity of her politician brother (Chace Crawford) and her beloved mother (Connie Nielson). As her family’s darkest secrets begin to unravel, Lauren finds the lives of herself and those closest to her in jeopardy.
Matthew Kennedy, Lily Collins, Chace Crawford, Vaughn Stein, Simon Pegg, Connie Nielsen
Thriller
VOD / Digital
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

The Lovebirds

A couple (Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre crime. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme – and hilarious - circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.
Michael Showalter, Anna Camp, Kyle Bornheimer, Martin Gero, Kumail Nanjiani, Tom Lassally, Oly Obst, Todd Schulman
Comedy Romantic Comedy
97 mins

Villain

An ex-con attempts to help his family by reconnecting with his daughter and clearing his brother's debt.
Philip Barantini, Greg Hall, George Russo, Craig Fairbrass, Robert Glenister, Nicholas Aaron, Tomi May, Izuka Hoyle
Drama Thriller Crime

Lucky Grandma

In the heart of Chinatown, New York, an ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year-old Grandma (Tsai Chin) is eager to live life as an independent woman, despite the worry of her family. When a local fortune teller (Wai Ching Ho) predicts a most auspicious day in her future, Grandma decides to head to the casino and goes all in, only to land herself on the wrong side of luck...suddenly attracting the attention of some local gangsters. Desperate to protect herself, Grandma employs the services of a bodyguard from a rival gang (Corey Ha) and soon finds herself right in the middle of a Chinatown gang war.
Tsai Chin, Corey Ha, Michael Tow, Woody Fu, Lyman Chen, Sasie Sealy, Angela Cheng, Hsiao-Yuan Ha
Comedy
102 mins

The Painter and the Thief

Desperate for answers about the theft of her 2 paintings, a Czech artist seeks out and befriends the career criminal who stole them. After inviting her thief to sit for a portrait, the two form an improbable relationship and an inextricable bond that will forever link these lonely souls.
Benjamin Ree, Ingvil Giske, Barbora Kysilkova, Karl-Bertil Nordland
Documentary
VOD / Digital
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
118 mins

The Last Vermeer

While Joseph Piller (Bang), a Dutch Jew, was fighting in the Resistance during the Second World War, the witty, debonair aesthete, Han van Meegeren (Pearce) was hosting hedonistic soirées and selling Dutch art treasures to Hermann Goring and other top Nazis. Following the war, Piller becomes an investigator assigned the task of identifying and redistributing stolen art, resulting in the flamboyant van Meegeren being accused of collaboration — a crime punishable by death. But, despite mounting evidence, Piller, with the aid of his assistant (Krieps), becomes increasingly convinced of Han's innocence and finds himself in the unlikely position of fighting to save his life.
Vicky Krieps, Dan Friedkin, Claes Bang, Guy Pearce
Drama
Limited
2 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

The Trip to Greece

When Odysseus left Troy it took him ten years to get back to his home in Ithaca. Steve and Rob have only six days on their own personal odyssey in THE TRIP TO GREECE. On the way they argue about tragedy and comedy, astronomy and biology, myth, history, democracy and the meaning of life!
Michael Winterbottom, Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, Kareem Alkabbani, Marta Barrio, Rebecca Johnson, Claire Keelan
Drama Comedy
97 mins

Villian

After being released from prison, ex-con Eddie Franks (Craig Fairbrass) wants nothing more than to start a new life. However, his dreams of normalcy are tested when he learns of his brother's dangerous debt to a menacing drug lord. To protect his family, Eddie is forced to go back to his former life of crime and learns that stepping back into this world can have devastating consequences in this action-packed thriller.
Taz Skylar, Marcus Onilude, Philip Barantini, George Russo, Greg Hall, Craig Fairbrass, Izuka Hoyle, Mark Monero
Thriller Crime

Military Wives

Centers on a group of women in England whose partners are away serving in Afghanistan. Faced with the men's absences, they form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement.
Peter Cattaneo, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan, Jason Flemyng, Emma Lowndes, Gaby French, Lara Rossi, Amy James-Kelly
Drama Comedy
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Friday, May 22