Friday, October 13
Since the death of his pregnant wife in a Haitian earthquake 12 years ago, Victor Fielding (Tony winner and Oscar nominee Leslie Odom, Jr.) has raised their daughter, Angela (Lidya Jewett) on his own. But when Angela and her friend Katherine (newcomer Olivia Marcum), disappear in the woods, only to return three days later with no memory of what happened to them, it unleashes a chain of events that will force Victor to confront the nadir of evil and, in his terror and desperation, seek out the only person alive who has witnessed anything like it before: Chris MacNeil.
Norbert Leo Butz, Ellen Burstyn, David Gordon Green, Leslie Odom Jr, Lidya Jewett, Olivia Marcum, Ann Dowd, Jennifer Nettles
Based on a true story, the film tells of a personal-injury lawyer from Mississippi who took on the case of Jeremiah O'Keefe, an owner of a local chain of funeral homes. O'Keefe claimed that he had been cheated by a major funeral parlor conglomerate. With the cooperation of O'Keefe's lawyer, who was an admitted racist, he won $260 million for O'Keefe.
Tommy Lee Jones, Pamela Reed, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Betts, Doug Wright, Jurnee Smollett, Mamoudou Athie, Bill Camp
Set on Halloween in 1963, October Boy (aka Ol’ Hacksaw Face, aka Sawtooth Jack) rises from the cornfields every Halloween, a butcher knife in his hand, and makes his way toward town, where gangs of teenage boys eagerly await their chance to confront the legendary nightmare. Both the hunter and the hunted, the October Boy is the prize in an annual rite of life and death. Pete McCormick knows that killing the October Boy is his one chance to escape a dead-end future in this one-horse town. He's willing to risk everything, including his life, to be a winner for once. But before the night is over, Pete will look into the saw-toothed face of horror–and discover the terrifying true secret of the October Boy.
Dustin Ceithamer, Emyri Crutchfield, Ezra Buzzington, Casey Likes, Pamela Hirsch, David Slade, Matt Tolmach, David Manpearl
Two mysterious brothers abduct a mogul during his quest for immortality. Meanwhile, a seductive woman helps them launch a journey of self-discovery.
Bella Thorne, Moises Arias, Jason Genao, Karrueche Tran, Mike O'Hearn, Scott Bakula, Eddie Alcazar, Steven Soderbergh
When Cam and Sky bought their duplex, it seemed like the perfect investment opportunity for the young couple; a starter home, a mortgage offset by renters, and even a guest room for Sky’s sister, Carolyn. But as Sky and Cam slowly uncover hidden cameras and secrets of the duplex’s previous owner, obsession consumes their marriage and they both fall into destructive forms of voyeurism. When new tenants move in downstairs, their fixation with observing others soon has deadly consequences and they are forced to confront the very things they have been consumed by.
Shirley Chen, James Babson, Danny Madden, Will Madden, Angela Wong Carbone, Hilty Bowen, Hannah McKechnie, Skyler Bible
Celebrated director Godfrey Reggio (Koyaanisqatsi) returns after ten years with a new experimental film unlike any other from his already daring career: a bardic fairy tale about the end of the world and the beginning of a new one, tinged with apocalyptic comedy, rapturous cinematography, unforgettable vistas, and the innocence and hopes of a new generation. Featuring an electrifying score composed by Reggio’s longtime collaborator Philip Glass with additional vocals from Sussan Deyhim and co-directed by veteran editor and filmmaker Jon Kane, Once Within a Time is the indie revelation of the year.
Godfrey Reggio, Jon Kane, Mike Tyson, Sussan Deyhim, John Flax, Miriam Kramer
Jen & Tyler used to have it all: a solid marriage, a nice home, and careers that promised a bright future. But when Tyler's drinking problem worsens, and his writer's block continues, the debt collectors show no mercy, forcing the couple out of their home, into their car. Beyond stressed, exhausted, overwhelmed with feelings of failure, Jen & Tyler park their car in a vacant lot, hoping to get a good night's sleep before dealing with the realities of tomorrow. However, their sleep becomes interrupted by homeless passersby, mischievous local kids, and eventually, ominous strangers in harrowing masks.
Jason R Miller, Tedra Millan, Michael Reagan
A group of friends travel to a haunted campsite with a mysterious bell. According to legend, if you ring the bell at midnight, a murderer will appear. This group’s plan to debunk the myth goes awry as they discover that the truth is stranger - and far more frightening - than fiction.
Colton Tran, Randy Couture, Bonnie Aarons, Kathleen Kenny, Reid Miller, Chaz Bono, Mike Manning
Inspired by R.L. Stine's worldwide bestselling book series, “Goosebumps” follows a group of five high schoolers as they embark on a shadowy and twisted journey to investigate the tragic passing three decades earlier of a teen named Harold Biddle – while also unearthing dark secrets from their parents’ past.
Ben Cockell, Rhinnan Payne, Samantha Blaire Cutler, Michelle Mao, William Chris Sumpter, Aiden Howard, Alex Felix, Taylar Hender
Based on the ProPublica article, the documentary recounts the riveting narrative of the Reels family, led by the matriarch fondly known as "Mamie." Ever since the days following emancipation, the Reels family dedicated themselves to farming, fishing, and painstakingly forging a sustainable existence upon their expansive parcel of land nestled along the coastal reaches of North Carolina's Silver Dollar Road. Their unwavering stance led to their wrongful conviction for civil contempt in 2011, resulting in the harshest sentence ever issued for such an offense in North Carolina—eight long years behind bars. Finally released in 2019, Mamie, Melvin, and Licurtis continue their arduous struggle to reclaim the land that was unjustly ripped from their ancestral embrace.
Eileen, a grieving novelist seeking to escape her troubles, rents a remote lake house in northern New Hampshire, where she meets and forges a bond with Jesse, a young drifter with troubles – and secrets – of his own.
Lili Taylor, Keith Boynton, Francois Arnaud, Hunter Emery
In 2018, a shocking event made headlines around the world: a young American missionary, John Chau, was killed by arrows while attempting to contact one of the world’s most isolated Indigenous peoples on remote North Sentinel Island. Through exclusive interviews and with unprecedented access to Chau’s secret plans, personal diaries, and video archives, THE MISSION examines the mythology of exploration that inspired him, the evangelical community that supported his quest, and reveals his own father’s heartbreak as Chau’s youthful thirst for adventure became a fatal obsession.
Amanda McBaine, Jesse Moss
Set in the early 1950s, Lessons in Chemistry follows Elizabeth Zott (played by Larson), whose dream of being a scientist is put on hold in a patriarchal society. When Elizabeth finds herself fired from her lab, she accepts a job as a host on a TV cooking show, and sets out to teach a nation of overlooked housewives — and the men who are suddenly listening — a lot more than recipes.
Brie Larson, Lewis Pullman, Thomas Mann, Beau Bridges, Sarah Adina Smith, Aja Naomi King, Stephanie Koenig, Patrick Walker
Following the sudden suicide of his wife, Manuel begins acting violently strange. Soon a series of paranormal events has all of the local elderly behaving oddly. They all seem to know something the young do not - paired with a lust for blood.
Raúl Cerezo, Fernando González Gómez, Zorion Eguileor, Gustavo Salmerón, Paula Gallego, Irene Anula, Juan Acedo, Ángela Gamonal
A doctor from New York (Amber Heard) travels to a remote plantation in the 1890s to care for a disturbed boy who seems to have inexplicable abilities. She begins treating the child, but in doing so ignites a war of science versus religion with the local priest who believes the boy is possessed by the Devil and is the reason for all the village's woes.
Conor Allyn, Amber Heard, Eduardo Noriega, Lorenzo McGovern Zaini
A genre-busting unscripted horror anthology series from the mind of legendary director, writer, and producer, John Carpenter. The series explores the dark secrets and unspeakable evil that sometimes lurks beneath the surface of the sun-drenched streets, manicured lawns and friendly neighbors of suburbia. Each episode focuses on one true tale of terror, told by the real people who lived through it. Their firsthand accounts are brought to life through premium cinematic scene-work, news clips, home photos, and archival footage, combining the visual language of horror films with the tools and techniques of documentaries, creating a uniquely frightening experience for viewers.
Jordan Roberts, John Carpenter, Michelle Latimer, Jan Pavlacky