|The Little Death – Featurette
THE LITTLE DEATH, which marks the arrival of Australian writer-director Josh Lawson,is both an edgy sex comedy and a warm-hearted depiction of the secret lives of five suburban couples living in Sydney. Lawson’s searing and sometimes shocking screenplay weaves together a story that explores a range of sexual fetishes and the repercussions that come with sharing them. Featuring an ensemble of breakthrough talent, the film was produced by Jamie Hilton, Michael Petroni and Matt Reeder, and executive produced by Phil Hunt, Compton Ross, Josh Pomeranz, Viv Scanu and Stephen Boyle.
Directed by: Josh Lawson
Starring: Josh Lawson, Bojana Novakovic, Damon Herriman, Kate Mulvany, Kate Box, Patrick Brammall, Alan Dukes, Lisa McCune, Erin James, TJ Power
|The Overnight – Featurette
Alex (Adam Scott), Emily (Taylor Schilling), and their son, RJ, have recently moved to Los Angeles’ Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in a new city, they are desperate to find their first new friends. After a chance meeting with Kurt (Jason Schwartzman) at the neighborhood park, they gladly agree to join family pizza night at the home. But as it gets later and the kids go to bed,the family “playdate” becomes increasingly more revealing and bizarre as the couples begin to open up.
Directed by: Patrick Brice
Starring: Taylor Schilling, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godrèche
|L.A. Slasher – Trailer
Driven to rage over the tawdry excesses of reality television, a self-appointed cultural crusaderkidnaps several very famous nobodies to make his pointâbut his crimes only generate more tabloid frenzy.
Directed by: Martin Owen
Starring: Mischa Barton, Andy Dick, Dave Bautista, Eric Roberts, Danny Trejo, Abigail Wright, Frank Collison, Marissa Lauren, Drake Bell, Elizabeth Morris
|Frank the Bastard – Trailer
A young woman returns to her birthplace after her father’s death and unearths distant memories and long-buried secrets that change everything she thought she knew about her family, past and herself.
Directed by: Brad Coley
Starring: Rachel Miner, William Sadler, Chris Sarandon, Wendy Vanden Heuvel, Andy Comeau, Ellen Albertini Dow, Shamika Cotton
|Self/less – Featurette
In this provocative psychological science fiction thriller, an extremely wealthy man (Academy AwardÂ® Winner Ben Kingsley) dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds). But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the bodyâs origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Victor Garber, Derek Luke, Michelle Dockery, Ben Kingsley
|Grandma – Trailer
Lily Tomlin is Elle Reid. Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle’s granddaughter Sage unexpectedlyshows up needing 600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
Directed by: Paul Weitz
Starring: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Sam Elliott
|Meet Me in Montenegro – Trailer
In this globe-trotting, funny romance, two ex-lovers, Lina (Linnea Saasen), a Norwegian dancer, and Anderson (Alex Holdridge), an American filmmaker, meet by chance during a visit to Berlin. Their romance is rekindled in spite of the fact that they are both moving to opposite ends of the earth in the next forty-eight hours. Meanwhile, Andersonâs friends,Stephen (Rupert Friend â Homeland, Agent 47) and Friederike (Jennifer Ulrich â The Wave), toy with exploring the sexual boundaries of their long-term relationship. Filmed on location in five countries over four years, this personal yet sweeping romance takes us on a cinematic journey fromthe cliffs of Montenegro to the underground clubs of Berlin and beyond. Forget the odds, true love only happens onceâ¦ twice.
Directed by: Alex Holdridge, Linnea Saasen
Starring: Alex Holdridge, Linnea Saasen, Rupert Friend, Jennifer Ulrich, Stuart Manashil, Deborah Ann Woll, Ben Braun, Mia Jacobs, Kate Mackeson
|Glass Chin – Clip
After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon (Corey Stoll) bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a deal with a crooked restauranteur (Billy Crudup). But quick schemes rarely bring easy pay-offs and as the consequences of hisbusiness negotiations unfold, Bud has to make a choice between his integrity and his ambitions.
Directed by: Noah Buschel
Starring: Corey Stoll, Billy Crudup, Marin Ireland, Katherine Waterston, Yul Vazquez
|The New Girlfriend – Trailer
Claire (rising French star Anais Demoustier) discovers a secret about the husband of her late best friend, Laura. Following Laura’s death, Claire reaches out to comfort bereaved David (Romain Duris), only to discover his secret: he enjoys dressing as a woman. In acclaimed writer-director Francois Ozonâs provocative new film, he elevates his exploration of modern sexuality and femininity to a new level.
Directed by: FranÃ§ois Ozon
Starring: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz
|Northmen – A Viking Saga – Trailer
NORTHMEN â A VIKING SAGA tells the story of a groupof Vikings in the ninth century who set sail for Britain, aiming to plunder the rich monasteries in the northern part of the island. But a storm smashes the ship to pieces on the rocks off the coast of Scotland, the only part of Britain without any Viking settlements. Soon thereafter, the daughterof the Scottish King falls into their hands, and the Vikings see this as an opportunity to demand a large ransom. The King immediately sets his “wolfpack”âa group of mercenaries well-known for their savageryâon the Vikings. The âNorthmenâ with their hostage now have to force their way through the rough highlands, where they meet the brave and mysterious Christian monk Conall (Ryan Kwanten). Having the wolfpack close on their heels, a desperate race against time begins. A battle over life and death…
Directed by: Claudio FÃ¤h
Starring: Tom Hopper, Ryan Kwanten, Ken Duken, Charlie Murphy, Ed Skrein, Anatole Taubman, Johan Hegg