When her husband (Anthony LaPaglia) of more than twenty years is away on one of his business trips, Darcy Anderson (Joan Allen) looks for batteries in the garage. Instead she discovers the stranger inside her husband. Itâs a horrifying discovery, rendered with bristling intensity, and it definitively ends a good marriage.
MEN, WOMEN&CHILDREN follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives. The film attempts to stare down social issues such as video game culture, anorexia, infidelity, fame-hunting, and the proliferation of illicit material on the internet. As each character and each relationship is tested, we are shown the variety of roads people choose – some tragic, some hopeful – as it becomes clear that no one is immune to this enormous social change that has come through our phones, our tablets, and our computers.
“Take Me to the River” is a feature documentary celebrating the inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. The film brings multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians together, following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album, to re-imagine the utopia of racial, gender, and generational collaboration of Memphis in its heyday. Featuring Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, The North Mississippi All-Stars and many more.
InÂ Keep On Keepinâ On,Â a 23-year-old, blind piano prodigy, Justin Kauflin, who suffers terrible stage fright, finds his way to jazz legend and teacher Clark Terry, 89.Â Over the course of filming, Terry begins to lose his sight as an unlikely bond begins to take hold. When Justin is invited to compete in an elite international competition, Clarkâs health takes a turn for the worse. As clocks tick, we are suddenly witness to two friends tackling the toughest challenges of their interwoven lives. Terry, now 93, was Quincy Jonesâ first teacher, and mentor to Miles Davis. He is among the few performers ever to have played in both Count Basieâs and Duke Ellingtonâs bands. In the â60s Terry broke the color barrier as the first African-American staff musician at NBC, onÂ The Tonight Show. The film is by first-time director Al Hicks and producers Quincy Jones and Paula DuPreâ Pesmen (The CoveÂ andÂ Chasing Ice).
PRIDE is inspired by an extraordinary true story.Â Itâs the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikersâ families.Â Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person.Â As the strike drags on, the two groups discover that standing together makes for the strongest union of all.
Based on true events, FOXCATCHER tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire (Steve Carell) and two champion wrestlers (Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo).
Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller’s visually stunningâSin Cityâ graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Weaving together two of Millerâs classic stories with new tales, the town’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants. SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR is the follow up to Rodriguez and Millerâs 2005 groundbreaking film, FRANK MILLERâS SIN CITY.
Ben and George take advantage of New York’s new marriage laws and tie the knot after being together for 39 years. Unfortunately, the Catholic school where George teaches does not approve, and they reluctantly fire him, forcing the couple to split up and stay with friends while they sell their apartment and look for cheaper housing. George crashes with two gay police officers, while Ben, who’s a painter, bunks with his nephew’s family in Brooklynâa temporary situation that weighs heavily on all involved.
The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. The film is based on Lois Lowryâs beloved young adult novel of the same name, which was the winner the 1994 Newbery Medal and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
An archeologist is convinced the Oseberg Viking ship contains the answer to the mystery of Ragnarok, the end of days in Norse mythology. He mounts an expedition toâNo Manâs Landâ between Norway and Russia, which holds a secret more terrifying than he could possibly imagine.