Ad Astra (2019. Drama: Survival; Sci-Fi/Action, Adventure. Dir: James Gray) PG-13
Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Kimberly Elise, Donald Sutherland, Ruth Negga, John Ortiz, Greg Bryk, Jamie Kennedy
Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
American Woman (2019. Drama. Director: Jake Scott) R
Starring: Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul, Sienna Miller, Will Sasso, Amy Madigan, Alex Neustaedter,Sky Ferreira
Set in rural Pennsylvania, Deb Callahan’s life is changed forever when her teenage daughter mysteriously disappears. Deb is left to raise her young grandson and navigates the trials and tribulations of subsequent years, until a long-awaited discovery of the truth is revealed.
Angel Has Fallen (2019. Action: Action/Adventure. Director: Ric Roman Waugh) R
Starring: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Jada Pinkett Smith, Lance Reddick, Tim Blake Nelson,Piper Perabo, Nick Nolte, Danny Huston
When there is an assassination attempt on US President Allan Trumbull, his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the president. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name, keep his family from harm, and save the country from imminent danger.
The Art of Self-Defense (2019. Comedy: Dark Comedy. Director: Riley Stearns) R
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots, Steve Terada, Phillip Andre Botello
After a roving motorcycle gang attacks him on the street, timid bookkeeper Casey joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and hardcore brown belt Anna, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence. But when he attends Sensei’s mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.
At War (In Guerra) (2019. Drama: French with subtitles. Director: Stephane Brize) NR
Starring: Vincent Lindon, Melanie Rover, Jacques Borderie
Despite record profits, and heavy sacrifices made by their employees, the management of Perrin Industries decides to shut down a factory. The 1,100 employees decide to battle against the brutal decision in an attempt to save their jobs.
Becoming Evil: Serial Killers (2019. Crime: Documentary. Director: Ron Meyer) NR
Americans have become fascinated with the media genre in which actual crimes of real people are explored in depth. It is a shocking, new investigative documentary series that profiles some of history’s most notorious mass murderers. This seven-part documentary series is filled with expert interviews and in-depth portraits of some of America’s most infamous killers including John Wayne Gacy, David Berkowitz, Richard Ramirez, James DeAngelo, Aileen Wuornos, Jeffrey Dahmer, and others.
The Biggest Little Farm (2019. Biography: Documentary. Director: John Chester) PG
Starring: John Chester, Molly Chester, Matthew Pilachowski
John Chester chronicles the eight-year quest he and Molly Chester went on when they traded city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chesters unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination.
Brightburn (2019, Drama: Horror /Sci-Fi/Outerspace. Director: David Yarovesky) R
Starring: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner,Gregory Alan Williams
What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to humanity, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Brittany Runs A Marathon (2019. Comedy. Director: Paul Downs Colaizzo) R
Starring: Jillian Bell, Jennifer Dundas, Patch Darragh, Alice Lee, Erica Hernandez, Michaela Watkins
Brittany is a funny, friendly, hot mess of a New Yorker who always knows how to have a good time. At 27, though, her late-night adventures and early-morning walks-of-shame are catching up to her. After visiting the doctor, she finds herself slapped with a prescription she never wanted. Forced to face reality, Brittany laces up her Converse and runs one sweaty block. The next day, she runs two, and soon she runs a mile. Brittany finally has direction, but is she on the right path?
Canal Street (2019. Drama: Overcoming Adversity; Spiritual; Urban. Director: Rhyan LaMarr) PG-13
Starring: Bryshere Y. Gray, Mykelti Williamson, Mekhi Phifer, Kevin Quinn, Woody McClain, Lance Reddick
It is a modern-day thriller telling the story of Kholi Styles, who is trying to get by in an unwelcoming new world. After he becomes a suspect in the mysterious death of a classmate, it’s up to his father, Jackie Styles, an up-and-coming lawyer from the slums of Chicago, to defend his son in court and battle an outraged public before time runs out. Jackie fights to keep his faith and prove his son is not the monster the world has made him out to be.
Catch-22 (2019. TV Mini Series; Comedy: War. Based on work by Joseph Heller
Starring: Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, Daniel David Stewart, Rafi Gavron, Graham Patrick Martin, Kevin J. O’Connor, Austin Stowell, George Clooney, Giancarlo Giannini, Hugh Laurie, Pico Alexander
Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel, Catch-22 follows the adventures and misadventures of a US air squadron in Italy in World War II.
Chernobyl (2019. Television Docudrama Mini Series) TV-MA
Starring: Jessie Buckley, Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard
Epic five-part miniseries dramatizing the events surrounding the 1986 nuclear accident, as told through the stories of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Chicago Fire, Season 7 (2019. Award-winning TV Drama: Action/Adventure) NR
Starring: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Yuri Sardarov, Christian Stolte, Eamonn Walker, Joe Minoso, Monica Raymund
The hit series continues to follow the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51 as they put their lives on the line to save lives and protect their great city. Captain Matthew Casey resumes command of the truck company while Lt. Kelly Serveride heads the rescue squad. Major changes are in store for Firehouse 51 with the departure of a beloved member of the crew and the addition of someone new who struggles to acclimate to life within the tight-knit firehouse family.
Country Music (2019. Music: Country & Bluegrass History. Director: Ken Burns
Starring: Peter Coyote
Ken Burns chronicles the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of the nation. From its roots in ballads, hymns, and the blues to its mainstream popularity, meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it ‘America’s Music.’ Viewers will follow the evolution of country music over the course of the twentieth century as it eventually emerged to become America’s music.
Cover Girl (1944. Musical: Romance; Award-winning Classic. Director: Charles Vidor) NR
Starring: Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth, Eve Arden, Phil Silvers, Otto Kruger
Wartime musical about a girl who must decide between a nightclub career and a future as a cover model.
Coyote Lake (2019. Suspense: Mystery/Thriller. Director: Sara Seligman) NR
Starring: Camila Mendes, Charlie Weber, Adriana Barraza, Neil Sandilands, Manny Perez
Ester and her mother run a small bed-and-breakfast near the border of the US and Mexico. One night, two unwelcome guests arrive, threatening the safety of all. But the two women are hiding a secret, one that may prove the most treacherous of all.
The Dead Center (2019. Horror. Director: Billy Senese) NR
Starring: Jeremy Childs, Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan
When a very dead suicide victim disappears from the morgue, it sets in motion a chain of events that has the power to immolate everything, and everyone, it touches.
Depraved (2020. Horror. Director: Larry Fessenden) NR
Starring: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux, Ana Kayne, Maria Dizzia, Chloe Levine, Owen Campbell, Addison Timlin, Chris O’Connor
A disillusioned field surgeon suffering from PTSD makes a man out of body parts and brings him to life in a Brooklyn loft.
Don’t Let Go (2019. Horror: Ghosts/Psychological Thriller. Director: Jacob Aaron Estes) R
Starring: Storm Reid, Mykelti Williamson, David Oyelowo, Byron Mann, Shinelle Azoroh, Omar Leyva
Detective Jack Radcliff gets a shocking phone call from his recently murdered niece Ashley. Working together across time, they race to solve her murder before it can happen.
Downton Abbey—the Movie (2019. Drama: Period Film. Director: Michael Engler) PG
Starring: Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Allen Leech, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Brendan Coyle, Penelope Wilton
The worldwide phenomenon Downton Abbey becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance, and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Written by series creator Julian Fellowes and starring the original cast.
Empire, Season 5 (2019. Drama. Television Series)
Starring: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett
In season five, two years have passed, and the Lyons have yet to reclaim their media company, Empire Entertainment. The family has experienced unimaginable tragedies and now must join forces to rebuild from scratch. As their plans begin to take shape, they will be forced to learn once again that fame and fortune come with a hefty price tag.
Fosse/Verdon (2019. Drama: 8-Episode Television Mini Series)
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams, Norbert Leo Butz
Bob Fosse is a visionary filmmaker and one of theaters most influential choreographers and directors. Gwen Verdon is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Fosse/Verdon will tell the story of these two brilliant, complicated individuals and the love they shared, the art they created, and the price they paid in the pursuit of greatness.
Freaks (2019. Canadian Sci-Fi: Suspense/Thriller. Directors: Zach Lipovsky, Adam B. Stein) R
Starring: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, Amanda Crew, Lexy Kolker
Seven-year-old Chloe lives in both fear under her father’s protective and paranoid control, and fascination with the outside world, where “Abnormals” create a constant threat, or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what’s really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn’t so simple, the danger is very real.
The Goldfinch (2020. Drama: Overcoming Adversity. Director: John Crowley) R
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Ansel Elgort, Ashleigh Cummings, Aneurin Barnard, Luke Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, Denis O’Hare, Oakes Fegley
Theodore ‘Theo’ Decker was thirteen years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day, a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. Based on the best-selling book by Donna Tartt.
The Good Breast (2019. Medical: Documentary. Director: Bernadette Wegenstein)
Starring: Doris Doyle, Carol McGinnis, Lauren Schnaper
Veteran breast cancer surgeon Dr. Lauren Schnaper believes that fear and ignorance are fueling an alarming rate of medically unnecessary mastectomies in America. But for the four women in this film who allow intimate access to the ups and downs of their mastectomies and breast reconstructions, their search for the ‘good breast’ is a necessity.
The Handmaid’s Tale, Season 3 (2019. Drama: Sci-Fi Television Series) TV-MA
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Ann Dowd, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel, O.T. Fagbenle
After opting not to flee to Canada with her baby, June struggles to strike back against the regime despite overwhelming odds. Startling reunions, betrayals, and a journey to the terrifying heart of Gilead will force all of the characters to take a stand, guided by one defiant prayer: Blessed be the fight.
The Hole in the Ground (2019. Horror. Director: Lee Cronin) R
Starring: Seana Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, Simone Kirby, Steve Wall
Suspense, terror, and the supernatural meet when Sarah and her young son Chris move to a new home in the Irish countryside. One night, Chris vanishes; when he reappears, he seems unharmed and unchanged. But as Chris’s behavior grows increasingly disturbing, Sarah fears the boy who has returned may not be her son.
Homeland, Season 7 (2019. Drama: Television Crime/Legal)
Starring: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Elizabeth Marvel, Linus Roache, Jake Weber, Robert Knepper
With a paranoid president facing investigation and the country tearing itself apart, Carrie and Saul must determine who they can trust in the gripping seventh season. As President Keane finds herself under threat from forces outside the government and within, Carrie embarks on a mission to unravel the truth and bring down a harrowing conspiracy.
Hustlers (2019. Comedy: Comedic Crime Drama. Director: Lorene Scafaria) R
Starring: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, Cardi B, Lizzo, Mercedes Ruehl
The film follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. The film is inspired by the article published by New York Magazine entitled ‘The Hustlers at Scores’ written by Jessica Pressler.
Icebox (2019. HBO TV Drama: Overcoming Diversity. Director: Daniel Sawka) TV-14
Starring: Genesis Rodriguez, Anthony Gonzalez, Sarah Minnich, Luis Bordonada, Carrie Lazar, Rene Moran, Johnny Ortiz
It tells the story of Óscar, a twelve-year-old Honduran boy who is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system.
In The Aisles (2019. German Drama. Director: Thomas Stuber
Starring: Franz Rogowski, Sandra Huller, Peter Kurth
An affecting and bittersweet glimpse into the shared connections of a motley group of nightshift workers at a big box store, including the reclusive newbie Christian and the charming but mysterious Marion. English subtitles.
It: Chapter Two (2020. Horror. Director: Andy Muschietti) R
Starring: Bill Skarsgard, Finn Wolfhard, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Sophia Lillis, Jake Weary, James Ransone
Twenty-seven years after they defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more. When kids start disappearing again, Mike, the only one who stayed in Derry, calls the others to come home. Each damaged by the experiences of the past, they must conquer their fears to destroy Pennywise once and for all.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Season 13 (2019. Comedy: Television Series)
Starring: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson, Danny Devito
The Gang returns (mostly) in the 13th season of the FXX original comedy series. Mac (Rob McElhenney), Charlie (Charlie Day), Dee (Kaitlin Olson) and Frank (Danny DeVito) return to their duplicitous, scheming ways at Paddys Pub, while Dennis (Glenn Howerton) takes on the new role of a father in North Dakota. Last season, the Gang experienced new highs and the lowest of lows. Even without Dennis, the gang still has its hands full this season, once again.
Joker (2020. Drama: Crime-Modern Classics; Suspense/Thriller. Director: Todd Phillips) R
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Shea Whigham, Brett Cullen
Warner Bros. Pictures presents Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and is directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips. The film centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study but also a broader cautionary tale. Part of the DC Live-Action series.
Judy (2020. Drama: Showbiz. Director: Rupert Goold) PG-13
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Finn Wittrock, Bella Ramsey, Gaia Weiss
It’s the winter of 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It has been 30 years since she shot to stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but though her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has grown. As she prepares for the show, fights with management, and reminisces with friends and fans, her wit and warmth shine through. She also embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Based on work by Peter Quilter.
The Kitchen (2019. Action/Adventure: Organized Crime. Director: Andrea Berloff) R
Starring: Elizabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, Domhnall Gleeson, Tiffany Haddish, Margo Martindale, Jeremy Bobb, James Badge Dale, Common, Bill Camp, Brian D’Arcy James
Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the mobster husbands of three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but an ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands, proving surprisingly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition, literally.
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (2020. Music: Documentary. Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman) PG-13
Starring: Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Maria Muldaur, Don Henley, David Geffen
With one of the most memorably stunning voices that has ever hit the airwaves, Linda Ronstadt burst onto the ’60s folk-rock music scene in her early twenties.
Local Hero (1983/Released 2019. Comedy: Classic. Director: Bill Forsyth)
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi
Texas oil executive Mac is dispatched by his crackpot boss to a remote seaside village in Scotland with orders to buy out the town and develop the region for an oil refinery. But as business mixes with pleasure, Mac finds himself enchanted by both the picturesque community and its oddball denizens, and Texas starts to feel awfully far away.
Lucy in the Sky (2020. Drama: Sci-Fi. Director: Noah Hawley) R
Starring: Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Zazie Beetz, Dan Stevens, Ellen Burstyn, Colman Domingo, Jeremiah Birkett, Jeffrey Donovan, Tig Notaro, Nick Offerman
Lucy Cola is a strong woman whose determination and drive as an astronaut take her to space, where she’s deeply moved by the transcendent experience of seeing her life from afar. Back home as Lucy’s world suddenly feels too small, her connection with reality slowly unravels.
Luther 5 (2019. British TV Series: Crime/Mystery Drama)
Starring: Idris Elba, Ruth Wilson, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley, Paul McGann, Wunmi Mosaku, Hermione Norris
Golden Globe Award-winner Idris Elba returns to his monumental role as London’s haunted DCI John Luther. In Season Five of the thrilling police drama, Luther and his new recruit, DS Catherine Halliday, confront a new nightmare, a series of monstrous killings that grow increasingly macabre. As the police and notorious gangster George Cornelius converge on Luther’s home, the detective must choose between saving a friend in peril, or the serial killer’s next target.
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019. Biography: Music Documentary. Director: Nick Broomfield) R
Starring: Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins, Helle Goldman, Richard Vick
Nick Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of his storied career starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of a community of ex-pat artists, writers, and musicians. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker makes for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960s bohemia.
Modern Family, Season 10 (2019. Television Series: Comedy)
Starring: Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet
As the tenth season kicks off, Jay’s slated to be the grand marshal in a Fourth of July parade, prompting the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tuckers to set off a few too many fireworks. Phil stumbles into a new career opportunity, while Claire grapples with her potentially changing role in the family. Meanwhile, Gloria obsesses over Manny’s relationship and Joe’s extracurricular activities. The extended family deals with death, but they also evolve, with more laughs than ever.
Mr. Mercedes, Season 2 (2019. Suspense: Television Crime/Legal Drama) NR
Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Jharrel Jerome, Holland Taylor, Jack Huston
Tells the story of a psychopathic killer who drives a stolen Mercedes into a crowd and a recently retired detective who tries to bring him down.
Orange Is The New Black, Season 6 (2019. Drama: Television Crime/Comedy Series. Director: Andrew McCarthy)
Starring: Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, Natasha Lyonne, Uzo Aduba, Laura Prepon, Laura Gomez, Selenis Leyva, Nick Sandow
Picking up one week after the emergency response team stormed Litchfield Penitentiary, the ladies of Litch have been torn apart, literally and figuratively, as they enter a new facility. Now newbies starting at the bottom, they must navigate new rules and power dynamics while getting hazed by inmates and tortured by guards.
Pain and Glory (2020. Drama: Spanish. Director: Pedro Almodovar) R
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas, Julieta Serrano, Cesar Vicente, Asier Flores
A renowned film director in declining health reflects on his life.
Pavarotti (2019. Biography: Musician Documentary. Director: Ron Howard) PG-13
Starring: Spike Lee, Phil Donahue, Stevie Wonder, Bono, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Nelson Mandela
Academy Award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of the Voice, the Man, the Legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event features history-making performances and intimate interviews, including never-before-seen footage and cutting-edge Dolby Atmos technology. A riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people.
The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019. Action/Adventure: Sports. Directors: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz) PG-13
Starring: Shia Labeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen, John Hawkes, Thomas Haden Church, Bruce Dern, Jon Bernthal
An adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of the Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control, Tyler, a small-time outlaw on the run, becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally.
Poldark, Season 5 (2019. Drama: PBS British Television Series) TV-14
Starring: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing, Heida Reed
It is a new century and with it comes the promise of a hopeful future, but the past casts a long shadow over Cornwall. Following the death of Elizabeth, Ross Poldark resolves to put Westminster behind him and spend more time with the people he loves. However, when an old friend emerges with a plea for help, Ross is compelled to challenge the establishment again.
Press (2019. Drama: British Television Mini Series
Starring: Charlotte Riley, Ben Chaplin, Priyanga Burford, David Suchet
Set in the world of newspapers in London, its past riven by hacking scandals, its present at the mercy of the digital age and the 24-hour news cycle, its future uncertain, this razor-sharp and observant drama explores the current, turbulent media landscape and the ethical dilemmas that journalists and editors face each day.
Ready Or Not (2019. Horror: Suspense/Thriller. Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett) R
Starring: Samara Weaving, Mark O’Brien, Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, Andie Macdowell
A young bride joins her new husband’s rich, eccentric family in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.
The Returned, Season 2 (2019. Horror: Award-winning French TV Series) TV-MA
Starring: Anne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Frederic Pierrot, Celine Sallette, Gregory Gadebois, Guillaume Gouix, Pierre Perrier, Yara Pilartz, Jean-Francois Sivadier, Ana Girardot, Jenna Thiam, Swann Nambotin
In the wake of season one’s climatic wave, the residents of the town adjust to the new order of life and the repercussions of the horde’s appearance. Season two picks up after six months have gone by since the returned left with Simon, Camille and her mother, and Julie, along with the mysterious boy Victor. English subtitles.
Screwball (2019. Sports: Award-winning Documentary. Director: Billy Corben) NR
Recounting the high-profile doping scandal that rocked Major League Baseball, director Billy Corben takes viewers into the surreal Miami underworld that provided performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez, and other star players. The documentary plays like a madcap Floridian crime comedy in the vein of Elmore Leonard or the Coen Brothers while it raises serious questions about the ethics of professional sports.
The Souvenir (2019. Romance: Mystery. Director: Joanna Hogg) R
Starring: Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade, Tom Burke, Tosin Cole, Jack McMullen, Honor Swinton Byrne
A shy but ambitious film student begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man. She defies her protective mother and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship that comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams.
The Sower (2019. Romance: French. Director: Marine Franssen) NR
Starring: Pauline Burlet, Geraldine Pailhas, Alban Lenoir
France’s autocratic President Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte has ordered the arrest of all the men of a remote mountain farming village following a Republican uprising. The women take an oath: if a man comes, they will share him as a lover. When a mysterious and handsome stranger arrives, he ignites passions and jealousies that threaten to destroy the tight-knit community. English subtitles.
Stan & Ollie (2019. Comedy: Award-winning Drama. Director: Jon S. Baird) PG
Starring: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Stephanie Hyam, Danny Huston, Nina Arianda, Susy Kane, Rufus Jones
One of the world’s great comedy teams sets out on a variety-hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shine through, they reconnect with their adoring fans. The tour becomes a hit, but Stan and Ollie can’t quite shake the specter of Laurel and Hardy’s past.
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 1 (2019. Action: Suspense/Thriller) NR
Starring: Abbie Cornish, John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, Dina Shihabi, Ali Suliman
When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.
Thunder Road (2018. Comedy: Award-winning Drama. Director: Jim Cummings) NR
Starring: Jim Cummings, Kendal Farr, Nican Robinson, Jocelyn DeBoer, Chelsea Edmundson, Macon Blair, Ammie Leonards
It tells the story of flawed police officer Jim Arnaud, who lives a shambolic life that’s somehow made even worse by his mother’s passing. His only stability comes in the shape of his daughter, Crystal, who he tries to father, amidst messy divorce proceedings with his estranged wife, Roz, as best as he can.
True Detective, Season 3 (2019. Drama: Television Crime/Legal Series)TV-MA
Starring: Mahershala Ali, Carmen Ejogo, Stephen Dorff, Scoot McNairy, Jon Tenney, Josh Hopkins, Mamie Gummer, Sarah Gadon, Michael Greyeyes, Rhys Wakefield
The critically acclaimed anthology series returns for its third season, this time starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali and Stephen Dorff.
The Velocipastor (2019. Horror: Sci-Fi Monsters/Action. Director: Brendan Steere) NR
Starring: Gregory James Cohan, Alyssa Kempinski
After losing his parents, a priest travels to China, where he inherits a mysterious ability that allows him to turn into a dinosaur. At first horrified by this new power, a prostitute convinces him to use it to fight crime, and ninjas.
The Wild Pear Tree (2019. Turkish Drama. Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan) PG
Starring: Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir
Sinan, an aspiring writer, returns home after university hoping to scrape together enough money to publish his first novel. He wanders the town encountering old flames and obstinate gatekeepers and finds his youthful ambition increasingly at odds with the deferred dreams of his gambling-addict father. As his own fantasies mingle with reality, Sinan grapples with the people and the place that has made him who he is. English subtitles. Blu-ray only.
Will & Grace: The Revival, Season 2 (2019. TV Comedy. Director: James Burrows)
Starring: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, Megan Mullally
Yasss, Queen! This season they return with new looks, new loves, and new guest stars. The legendary James Burrows, director of every original episode, returns with a slew of razor-sharp jabs and dirty martinis.