12 Days (2018, French Documentary, Director: Raymond Depardon)
(widescreen, French with English subtitles)
Every year in France, 92,000 people are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. This documentary focuses on those who have been involuntarily remanded to a mental hospital, and more specifically documents the hearings that, according to a 2013 law, are required to take place twelve days after each patient has been committed.
Apollo 11 (2019, Documentary, Director: Todd Douglas Miller)
Starring: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins
From director, Todd Douglas Miller comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, the film takes viewers straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission, the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names.
The Apparition (2019, Drama: Religious Epic, Director: Xavier Giannoli)
(widescreen, French with English Subtitles)
Starring: Vincent Lindon, Galatea Bellugi, Patrick D’Assumcao, Anatole Taubman,
Jacques, a journalist with a reputation as an impartial investigator, is recruited by the Vatican to determine the legitimacy of a saintly apparition in a small French village. Upon his arrival, he meets the young and sensitive Anna, who claims to have witnessed an apparition of the Virgin Mary. Confronted with opposing views from all sides, Jacques gradually uncovers the truth and finds his belief system profoundly shaken.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Series 7 (2010, Adult Swim Television Comedy)
Frylock, Meatwad, and Master Shake are back for 11 episodes of bizarre and absurd shenanigans, and one of those episodes is the much-hyped live-action episode featuring T-Pain as Frylock, Jon Benjamin as Master Shake, and Dave Long, Jr. as Carl. Warning: Uncensored episodes and special features contain mature themes and vulgar and sexually explicit language that may not be suitable for viewing by children under 17. Viewer and parental discretion are strongly advised.
A Bag of Marbles (2018, French Drama, Director: Christian Duguay)
(widescreen, in French with English subtitles)
Starring: Dorian Le Clech, Batyste Fleurial, Patrick Bruel, Elsa Zylberstein, Bernard Campan, Kev Adams, Christian Clavier
The true story of two young Jewish brothers in German-occupied France who, with a mind-boggling mix of mischievousness, courage, and ingenuity, will be forced to fend for themselves in order to survive the enemy invasion and try to bring their family back together. The heartwarming adaptation of Joseph Joffo’s enduring memoir tells the story of the Nazi occupation through the eyes of the two young Jewish boys.
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965/2015, Classic ‘60’s Beach Comedy, Dir. William Asher)
Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley
When a publicity stunt to promote the singing career of Sugar Kane balloons out of control, the gang are pulled into the ensuing comic adventures.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 5 (2018, Award-winning TV comedy/drama series)
Starring: Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio,
Chelsea Peretti, Stephanie Beatriz
Brooklyn’s finest are back and leveling up! From Jake’s new prison friendship with a cannibal to totally awkward office yoga sessions, and the most unforgettable Halloween heist of all time, there’s no place like the Nine-Nine.
The Captain (2018, German Drama, Director: Robert Schwentke)
(widescreen, in German with English subtitles)
Starring: Max Hubacher, Milan Peschel, Frederick Lau
A German army deserter finds an abandoned Nazi captain’s uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despite the suspicions of some. Citing direct orders from the Fuhrer himself, he soon takes command of a camp holding German soldiers accused of desertion and begins to dispense harsh justice.
Captain Marvel (2019, Sci-fi Action/Adventure-Superheroes, Dir. Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck)
Starring: Brie Larson, Gemma Chan, Ben Mendelsohn, Samuel L. Jackson, Lee Pace, Jude Law, McKenna Grace, Annette Bening, Djimon Hounsou, Clark Gregg
Set in the 1990s, this is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.
The Circus (2018, PBS Documentary Mini-series, Director: Sharon Grimberg)
Starring: Michael Murphy
A four-hour mini-series that tells the story of one of the most popular and influential forms of entertainment in American history. Drawing upon a vast and rich visual archive, the film follows the rise and fall of the gigantic, traveling tented railroad circus, recounting the era when Circus Day could shut down a town, and circus stars were among the most famous people in the country.
The Clovehitch Killer (2019, Horror: Serial Killers, Director: Duncan Skiles)
Starring: Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer, Samantha Mathis
A shocking revelation turns a teenage boy’s world upside down in this chilling look at the evil that can lurk below even the most wholesome surface. When Tyler discovers a cache of disturbing images in his father’s possession, he begins to suspect that the man he trusts most in the world may be a psychopath, and that his deadly rampage is not over.
Cloverfield Paradox (2019, Horror: Sci-fi Suspense/Thriller, Director: Julius Onah)
Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Bruhl, Chris O’Dowd, Zhang Ziyi
Orbiting Earth on the brink of a devastating energy war, scientists prepare to test a device that could provide unlimited power, or trap them in a terrifying reality.
Code: Realize Guardians of Rebirth—The Complete series (2018, Adult Romance Anime, Director: Hideyo Yamamoto)
(widescreen, TV-14, 13+ up, Blu-ray, Japanese with English subtitles)
A four-disc set that contains episodes one through twelve of the anime directed by Hideyo Yamamoto. Cardia Beckford is a monster, or so she’s been called due to a deadly poison dwelling in her body. Unable to touch anyone or anything, she is locked away in her home and abandoned by her father. But one fateful night, she’s swept away by the dashing phantom thief, Arsène Lupin for a brand-new adventure!
Custody (2012, French Drama, Director: Xavier Legrand)
(widescreen, in French with English subtitles)
Starring: Lea Drucker, Denis Menochet, Thomas Gioia
A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the center, a domestic thriller that will keep audiences guessing and leave them with their hearts in their throats. Miriam and Antoine Besson have divorced, and Miriam is seeking sole custody of their son Julien to protect him from a father she claims is violent. Antoine pleads his case as a scorned dad whose children have been turned against him by their vindictive mother.
Daughter of Mine (2019, Award-winning Italian Drama, Director: Laura Bispuri)
(widescreen, NR, Italian with English subtitles)
Starring: Valeria Golino, Alba Rohrwacher, Sara Casu, Udo Kier, Michele Carboni
It is the story of a young girl torn between two mothers, a story of imperfect motherhood and inextricable bonds, struggling with overwhelming feelings and dealing with wounds. She, ten-year-old Vittoria has a close relationship with her loving mother, Tina, but their life is upset when the young girl discovers that local party girl Angelica is her birth mother. When Angelica is forced to move away because of financial troubles, she asks to become acquainted with Vittoria.
Detour (1945 Classic/released 2019, Crime Drama/Film Noir; Director: Edgar G. Ulmer)
(fullscreen, Black & White, Criterion Collection)
Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Pat Gleason
As he hitchhikes his way from New York to Los Angeles, a down-on-his-luck nightclub pianist finds himself with a dead body on his hands and nowhere to run.
Documenting Hate (2019, PBS Frontline: Documentary)
Exposing the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally and exposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the US military, an investigation with ProPublica shows the group’s terrorist objectives and how it gained strength after the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
Donnybrook (2019, Drama, Director: Tim Sutton)
Starring: Margaret Qualley, Frank Grillo, Jamie Bell, James Badge Dale, Chris Browning,
Adam Bartley, Pat Healy
Two men get ready to compete for a $100,000 prize in a bare-knuckle fight.
Dukale’s Dream (2019, Documentary, Director: Josh Victor Rothstein)
A documentary that shows Hugh Jackman’s journey towards realizing that something as simple as a cup of coffee can impact poverty levels and what he did to better the world.
East West 101: Series 3 (2018, Television Crime/Legal Drama, Director: Peter Andrikidis)
Starring: Arron Faaoso, Don Hany, Susie Porter
The hold up of an armored car leaves four dead. As Malik gets closer to the truth, he knows he must be prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Everybody Knows (2019, Spanish Drama, Director: Asghar Farhadi)
(widescreen, R, Spanish with English subtitles)
Starring: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darin, Eduard Fernandez, Barbara Lennie,
Inma Cuesta, Elvira Minguez
A Spanish woman, Laura, and her two children return to her hometown. They make the trip from Buenos Aires, where they reside, to a town outside Madrid for Laura’s sister’s wedding. However, during the trip, unanticipated events bring secrets out into the open.
Fail State (2018, Documentary, Director: Alexander Shebanow)
In an expansive documentary exposé, the filmmakers reveal the dark story behind the rise of predatory for-profit colleges and how a cabal of politicians and unscrupulous business tycoons sold out the dream of American higher education.
Gloria Bell (2019, Drama: Romantic, Director: Sebastian Lelio)
Starring: Julianne Moore, Sean Astin, Michael Cera, Alanna Ubach, John Turturro, Brad Garrett, Cassi Thomson
Gloria is a free-spirited divorcee who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.
Greta (2019, Horror/Mystery: Suspense/Thriller, Director: Neil Jordan)
Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Chloe Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe, Jeff Hiller, Parker Sawyers,
A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn’t think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become fast friends, but the older woman’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing is what it seems in this suspense thriller.
Happy Death Day 2U (2019, Horror: Suspense/Thriller, Director: Christopher Landon)
Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Suraj Sharma, Rachel Matthews,
Sarah Bennani, Charles Aitken, Steve Zissis
Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Heavy Trip (2018, Finnish Comedy, Directors: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren)
(widescreen, in Finnish with English subtitles)
Starring: Torstein Bjorklund, Antti Heikkinen, Ville Hilska
In this offbeat comedy from Finland, Turo is stuck in a small village where the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. The only problem? He and his bandmates have practiced for twelve years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from Norway, the promoter for a huge heavy metal music festival, and decided it’s now or never. They steal a van, a corpse, and even a new drummer in order to make their dreams a reality.
Hollywood Librarian (2009, Careers, Education)
A blend of factual documentary, feature film, and storytelling, it reveals the history and realities of librarianship in the entertaining and appealing context of American movies. Interviews with actual librarians, intercut with film clips of cinematic librarians, examine such issues as literature, books and reading, censorship, library funding, citizenship, and democracy.
Isn’t It Romantic (2019, Romantic Comedy, Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson)
Starring: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Tom Ellis, Priyanka Chopra, Betty Gilpin,
Adam DeVine, Jennifer Saunders, Brandon Scott Jones
New York City architect Natalie works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city’s next skyscraper. And if things weren’t bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare, a romantic comedy, and she is the leading lady.
The Kid (2019, Drama: Western– Outlaws, Director: Vincent D’Onofrio)
Starring: Vincent D’Onofrio, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Dane Dehaan, Leila George,
Adam Baldwin, Keith Jardine
In this thrilling Western, a young boy, Rio, is forced to go on the run across the American Southwest in a desperate attempt to save his sister from his villainous uncle. Along the way, he encounters Sheriff Pat Garrett, on the hunt for an infamous outlaw.
La Vérite (1960, Classic French Award-winning Drama, Dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot)
(widescreen, Black & White, French with English subtitles, Criterion Collection)
Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Sami Frey
Beautiful, troubled Dominique Marceau came to bohemian Paris to escape the suffocation of provincial life, only to wind up in a courtroom, accused of a terrible crime: the murder of her lover. As the trial commences and the lawyers begin tangling over Dominique’s fate, Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Oscar-nominated La vérité delves into her past, reconstructing her struggle to find a foothold in the city.
strong>Learning to See: The World of Insects (2018, Documentary: Science; Dir. Jake Oelman)
Starring: Robert Oelman, Christian Lopez
A vibrant journey of discovery for both father and son as director Jake Oelman documents the work of his father, nature photographer Robert Oelman. Struggling with a midlife crisis, Robert leaves his established psychology career in the early 1990s to pursue his real passion of photography. Moving from the U.S. to the rainforests of Colombia, he records and connects with over 15,000 previously undiscovered species of bugs, magnifying the tiniest of creatures in the most spectacular fashion.
Let the Corpses Tan (2019, French Suspense, Directors: Helene Cattet, Bruno Forzani)
(widescreen, French with English subtitles)
Starring: Elina Lowensohn, Stephane Ferrara, Bernie Bonvoisin
After stealing a truckload of gold bars, a gang of thieves absconds to the ruins of a remote village perched on the cliffs of the Mediterranean. Home to a reclusive yet hypersexual artist and her motley crew of family and admirers, it seems like a perfect hideout. But when two cops roll up on motorcycles to investigate, the hamlet erupts into a hallucinatory battlefield as both sides engage in an all-day, all-night firefight rife with double-crosses and dripping with blood.
A Madea Family Funeral (2019, Urban Family Comedy, Director: Tyler Perry)
Starring: Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Mike Tyson, Ciera Payton, Khaneshia ‘Kj’ Smith
A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets.
The Magnificent Ambersons (2002, English Period Drama, Dir. Orson Welles)
Starring: Gretchen Mol, James Cromwell, Madeleine Stowe
Orson Welles’ follow-up to ‘Citizen Kane’, this story of a wealthy Midwestern family’s struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century has been newly produced, following Welles’ original shooting script.
The Marquise (1997—released 2019, French Drama, Director: Vera Belmont)
(widescreen, NR, French with English subtitles)
Starring: Sophie Marceau, Lambert Wilson, Bernard Giraudeau, Patrick Timsit, Thierry Lhermitte
Born into poverty, a promiscuous young woman who uses her exquisite beauty and seductive dancing to earn a living. When the distinguished Moliere and his theatre troupe come to town, the woman mesmerizes the men, especially the lead actor, nicknamed Gros Rene, who falls in love with her and asks for her hand in marriage. She agrees on the condition that she joins the group to become an actress.
Memoir of War (2019, French Drama, Director: Emmanuel Finkiel)
(widescreen, French with English subtitles)
Starring: Melanie Thierry, Benoit Magimel, Benjamin Biolay
Marguerite Duras must navigate the Resistance and the Gestapo to uncover the whereabouts of her imprisoned husband, Robert Antelme. After he’s deported to Dachau in the midst of Nazi-occupied France, she becomes friendly with French collaborator Rabier to gain information at considerable risk to her underground cell. But as the months wear on, she must begin the process of confronting the unimaginable.
Mercy’s Girl (2018, Drama: Romantic, Director: Emily Lape)
Starring: Emily Lape, Alison Hixon, Rainee Denham, Robert Kaercher, Matt Katzenmeier
Mercy lives a double life. In one she is dating a sexual and loving college student named Jesse. In the other she is living by her family’s religious standards. As her two worlds begin to collide she must find her identity in both.
Never Look Away (2019, German Drama, Dir. Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck)
(widescreen, R, German with subtitles)
Starring: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Oliver Masucci, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Hanno Koffler
Even after German artist, Kurt Barnert escaped from East Germany into West Germany, he is tormented by his childhood under the GDR-regime and the Nazis. [German Oscar nominee for best foreign-language film]
Our Man in Tehran (2018, PBS Frontline Documentary: Journalist Thomas Erdbrink in Iran)
Thomas Erdbrink’s rare and fascinating account in a four-hour journey into the private world of Iran, revealing the people and the country in a way never before seen on U.S. TV. The series offers surprising encounters inside the closed society of Iran, as Erdbrink gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds and the challenges of living under theocratic leaders.
Qi Gong for Arms, Wrists, and Hands (2018, Fitness: Qi Gong; Lee Holden)
Through gentle stretching, flowing movements, and improved circulation, qi gong can help bring healing energy to the arms, wrists, and hands, and it can benefit the energy channels in each arm.
Replicas (2019, Sci-fi Suspense/Thriller, Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff)
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch, Emily Alyn Lind, Emjay Anthony,
In this suspenseful sci-fi thriller, Keanu Reeves stars as William Foster, a neuroscientist on the verge of transferring human consciousness into a computer when his beloved wife and children are killed in a car crash. Desperate to resurrect his family, William recruits a fellow scientist to help secretly clone their bodies. When William learns that he can only replicate three of the four family members, he makes a decision with fateful consequences.
The Rhythm Section (2019, British Suspense/Action Thriller, Director: Reed Morano)
Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown, Max Casella, Jade Anouka, Richard Brake, Raza Jaffrey, Daniel Mays, Geoff Bell
Stephanie is out for revenge against the people that arranged the plane crash that killed her family.
Ruben Brandt, Collector (2019, Hungarian Animated Heist Drama, Dir. Milorad Krstic)
(widescreen, R, in English)
Starring: Ivan Kamaras, Gabriella Hamori, Zalan Makranczi, Csaba Marton
A famous psychotherapist is forced to steal thirteen paintings from the world’s renowned museums and private collections to prevent his suffering from terrible nightmares he has as a result of subliminal messaging he received as a child. Accompanied by his four patients, he and his band of thieves strike regularly and with great success: the Louvre, Tate, Uffizi, Hermitage, and the Museum of Modern Art.
Scaffolding (2019, Hebrew Drama, Director: Matan Yair)
(widescreen, Hebrew with English subtitles)
Starring: Asher Lax, Ami Smolartchik, Yaacov Cohen
A charismatic literature teacher and a strict, working-class father vie for influence over an Israeli teenager, who finds himself torn between the two very different role models.
Shakespeare Uncovered Series 2 (2015, PBS Documentary Television Series)
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Joseph Fiennes, David Harewood, Hugh Bonneville, Kim Cattrall, Christopher Plummer
Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts, to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.
Shakespeare Uncovered Series 3 (2018, PBS Documentary Television Series)
Starring: Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Romola Garai, Brian Cox, Simon Russell Beale, Antony Sher
Shakespeare’s plays are as relevant today as when they were written. The plays focus on timely concerns including war, corruption, political rivalry, racism, imperialism, women’s rights, and sexual politics–as well as the great human themes of love, death, family, marriage, faith, patriotism, courage, and honor. Shakespeare wrote comedies that still delight, political histories that still provoke, and tragedies that still break the heart.
Sicily: Land of Love and Strife: Sicilian Ghost Story (2017/2019, Award-winning Italian Drama, Dir. Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza)
(widescreen, NR, Italian with English subtitles)
Starring: Julia Jedlikowska, Gaetano Fernandez, Corinne Musallari
It is the haunting, hypnotic tale of a mysterious disappearance set in a little Sicilian village on the edge of a forest. Thirteen-year-old Luna, always dreaming, has a crush on her handsome classmate Giuseppe; they begin a tentative romance. But one day Giuseppe fails to show up at school. As the days pass with no sign of him, Luna tries to raise concern with family and friends.
The Third Murder (2018, Award-winning Japanese Drama, Director: Hirokazu Koreeda)
(widescreen, Japanese with English subtitles)
Starring: Masaharu Fukuyama, Koji Yakusho, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Mikako Ichikawa
Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defense of murder-robbery suspect Misumi, who served jail time for another murder thirty years ago. Shigemori’s chances of winning the case seem low; his client freely admits his guilt, despite facing the death penalty if he is convicted. As he digs deeper into the case, as he hears the testimonies of the victim’s family and Misumi himself, the once confident Shigemori begins to doubt whether his client is the murderer after all.
To Sleep with Anger (1990/released 2019, Award-winning Drama: Family Relations,
Director: Charles Burnett)
(widescreen, PG, Criterion Collection)
Starring: Danny Glover, Mary Alice
Harry, a devilish charmer, turns up out of the blue on the South Central Los Angeles doorstep of his old friends. In short order, Harry’s presence turns a seemingly peaceful household upside down, exposing smoldering tensions between parents and children, tradition and change, virtue and temptation. Interweaving evocative strains of gospel and blues with rich, poetic-realist images, it is a sublimely stirring film from an autonomous artistic sensibility, a portrait of family resilience.
Us (2019, Horror: Psychological Thriller, Crazy Families, Director: Jordan Peele)
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong’o, Anna Diop, Kara Hayward, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Tim Heidecker
Haunted by trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. The endearing American family faces doppelgangers of themselves.
Watership Down (special edition) (1975/2015, British Animated Drama, Dir. Martin Rosen)
(widescreen, Criterion Collection)
Starring: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Sir Ralph Richardson
A faithful big-screen adaptation of Richard Adams’s classic British dystopian novel about a community of rabbits seeking safety and happiness after their warren comes under terrible threat.
What Will People Say? (2018, Award-winning Norwegian Drama, Director: Iram Haq)
(widescreen, in Norwegian with English subtitles)
Starring: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Ekavali Khanna
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. When out with her friends, she’s a regular Norwegian teenager. At home with her family, she is the perfect Pakistani daughter. But when her father catches her alone with her boyfriend, Nisha’s two worlds brutally collide. To set an example and escape the judgment of their peers, Nisha’s parents send her to live with extended family in a small town in Pakistan. There, Nisha must adapt to a rigid culture that denies her the freedoms she once enjoyed.