Friday, October 4
Based on a true story from award winning director Daniel Lee (Three Kingdoms, 14 Blades), featuring China’s biggest stars Wu Jing (Wandering Earth, Wolf Warrior 2) and Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Grandmaster), and with a special guest appearance from superstar Jackie Chan. THE CLIMBERS is a cinematic retelling of the first Chinese climbers to summit Mount Everest - the first ever to do so from the North Ridge. Well-known as the most challenging side of the mountain, the perilous journey takes its toll on the mountaineers, physically and mentally, forcing them to make life or death decisions at every turn.
Jackie Chan, Daniel Lee, Zhang Yi, Wu Jing, Zhang Ziyi, Jing Boran, Tsui Hark
Joker centers around the iconic arch-nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. The exploration of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.
Robert De Niro, Shea Whigham, Todd Phillips, Bruce Berman, Scott Silver, Marc Maron, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler
Cal (Jai Courtney) is a by-the-book police officer who, along with his close-knit group of childhood friends, makes ends meet as a Marine Corps reservist. When Cal’s reckless younger half-brother, Oyster, is arrested after a bar fight and given an unfair prison sentence, Cal – driven by his loyalty to family and fierce code of honor – fights for Oyster (Nat Wolff) in this gripping tale of brotherhood and sacrifice.
Sam Claflin, Henry-Alex Rubin, Nat Wolff, Beau Knapp, Arturo Castro, Sean Mullin, Leighton Meester, Finn Wittrock
At a critical point in the Korean War, a small, inexperienced battalion of student soldiers are tasked with liberating the strategic location of Incheon. With little ammunition, low food supplies and second-hand weapons, the soldiers head for the frontlines of Jangsari beach. Based on the true story of forgotten heroes of the Korean War, can the student soldiers successfully carry out their mission and turn the tide of the war?
Megan Fox, George Eads, Kim Myung-min, Kwak Kyung-taek, Kim Tae-hun, Choi Min-ho, Kim Sung-cheol
When a frustrated loner gains popularity as an Alt-Right vlogger, the online echo chamber turns his fears into a deadly rage.
Jessica Jade Andres, Rob Lambert, Joe Varkle, Zachary Ray Sherman, Sally Kirkland, Timothy V. Murphy, Monique Parent, David Diaan
A series of re-encounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered.
Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, Pedro Almodovar, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Raúl Arévalo, Nora Navas, Julieta Serrano
Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.
Keean Johnson, Shea Whigham, Kristine Froseth, Kevin McMullin, Jaeden Martell, Alex Neustaedter, Daniel Zolghadri, Mike Hodge
The film centers on a married astronaut (Portman) who returns to Earth after a mission and begins an affair with a fellow astronaut (Hamm). She heads into a downward spiral as she loses her connection to her family — a condition that can afflict those who spend a long time in space — and when her lover begins another affair with an astronaut trainee (Beetz).
Natalie Portman, Dan Stevens, Reese Witherspoon, Brian C. Brown, Jon Hamm, Noah Hawley, Elliott DiGuiseppi, Colman Domingo
Life imitates deadly arts as a French New Wave obsessed film student, Terry, finds his muse in mysterious and beguiling actress, Catherine. Both Terry and his best friend, Phil, fall under the spell of this beautiful woman. But they soon realize that the more time they spend with her, the more enigmatic she becomes. After years of sex, betrayal, and collateral damage, the three end up in a dangerous situation that leaves one of them fighting for his life.
James Franco, Dennis Quaid, Vince Jolivette, Jack Kilmer, Shameik Moore, Jay Davis, Josh Boone, Jane Levy
When a young deaf boy comes across a wounded man in a snowdrift, he moves him to a nearby barn and helps nurse him back to health. Before long, it becomes clear how dangerous this man is, and the unlikely friendship that develops between the two may have grave consequences.
Aaron Paul, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Paula VanDer Oest, Danny Murphy, Scoot McNairy, Mark Johnson
Becky DeMuth, 19 and pregnant, travels across country with her older brother Cal. When they stop on a lonely stretch of highway, they hear a young boy's cries for help from a vast field of tall grass across the road. Becky and Cal wade into the grass to investigate and soon discover that once you enter the grass, it will not let you leave. Their only hope of escape rests in the hands of Becky’s boyfriend Travis who has come looking for them, desperate to find his pregnant girlfriend.
Patrick Wilson, Steven Hoban, Avery Whitted, Rachel Wilson, Vincenzo Natali, Laysla De Oliveira, Will Buie Jr., Tiffany Helm
Raising Dion follows the story of a woman named Nicole (Alisha Wainwright), who raises her son Dion (newcomer Ja’Siah Young) after the death of her husband, Mark (Michael B. Jordan). The normal dramas of raising a son as a single mom are amplified when Dion starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities. Nicole must now keep her son’s gifts secret with the help of Mark’s best friend Pat (Jason Ritter), and protect Dion from antagonists out to exploit him while figuring out the origin of his abilities.
Kim Roth, Michael Green, Alisha Wainwright, Ja’Siah Young, Dennis Liu, Michael B. Jordan, Seith Mann, Carol Barbee
Travel to the upper reaches and lower depths of Paris in the Belle Epoque with Dilili, a graceful young girl with eagle-eyed smarts as she investigates the mysterious plot of the Master Men. Together with Orel, a delivery boy who ferries her around the sweeping photorealistic and jewel-toned landscape as only expert animator Michel Ocelot could conceive, Dilili will stop at nothing until justice is restored. Our super sleuths journey through a turn-of-the-century world so evocative, you just might spot Picasso, Proust, or Marie Curie.
Michel Ocelot, Philip Boëffard, Christophe Rossignon, Prunelle Charles-Ambron, Enzo Ratsito, Natalie Dessay