100 Years: One Woman’s Fight For Justice (2016. Documentary. Director: Melinda Janko)
100 years of broken promises by the U.S. Government, and one fearless woman who made them pay.
21 Bridges (2020. Action: Suspense/Thriller/Urban Crime. Director: Brian Kirk)
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Taylor Kitsch, Gary Carr, J. K. Simmons, Keith David, Stephan James
An embattled NYPD detective is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. As the night unfolds, lines become blurred on whom he is pursuing, and who is in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, extreme measures are taken to prevent the killers from escaping Manhattan as the authorities close all of the city’s bridges to prevent any entry or exit from the iconic island.
Alphaville (1965/Released 2019. French Sci-Fi. Director: Jean-Luc Godard) NR
Starring: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff, Jean-Pierre Leaud
American secret agent Lemmy Caution is sent to the distant space city of the film’s title where he must find a missing person and kill the inventor of fascist computer Alpha 60. Anna Karina and Akim Tamiroff co-star in this cockeyed fusion of science fiction with pulp characters and surrealist poetry. Godard’s irreverent journey to the mysterious city remains one of the least conventional films of all time. English subtitles.
A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood (2020. Drama. Director: Marielle Heller)
Starring: Tom Hanks, Christine Lahti, Wendy Makkena, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson, Enrico Colantoni, Chris Cooper, Tammy Blanchard
Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love, and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor.
Black and Blue (2019. Action: Urban crime thriller. Director: Deon Taylor) R
Starring: Mike Colter, Frank Grillo, Reid Scott, Naomie Harris, Beau Knapp, Tyrese Gibson, Nafessa Williams
A fast-paced action thriller about a rookie cop who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realizing that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her as she tries to escape both the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage.
Blackmail (1929/Released 2019. Suspense: Black & White. Classic psychological thriller. Director: Alfred Hitchcock)
Starring: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, Donald Calthrop, Cyril Ritchard, Hannah Jones
A thriller about a woman fighting off a sleazy blackmailer. The film was Hitchcock’s first full-length sound film and was only his second foray into the suspense genre. Grocer’s daughter Alice White kills a man in self-defense when he tries to sexually assault her. Her policeman boyfriend, Detective Frank Webber, covers up for her, but she has been spotted leaving the scene by a petty criminal who starts to blackmail her.
Blink Of An Eye (2019. Documentary. Director: Paul Taublieb
Starring: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Petty, Michael Waltrip, Darrell Waltrip, Trace Adkins
A critically-acclaimed feature documentary that chronicles the star-crossed relationship between Michael Waltrip, who struggled to win for decades, and Dale Earnhardt, the most feared and iconic driver in NASCAR history. The engrossing, fast-paced story tracks Michael’s development and years of frustration, turmoil and crashes up to his unlikely friendship with Earnhardt and into the fateful running of the Daytona 500 at the inception of the 2001 season.
Bull Season 2 (2018. CBS Television Drama; Crime/legal/comedy)
Starring: Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr
In season two of Bull, Dr. Jason Bull and his team at Trial Analysis Corp. take on exciting new cases, including a trophy wife who may or may not have killed her billionaire husband in self-defense, a young man who is being tried for murder for helping his terminally ill girlfriend end her life, and a celebrity who sues Bull when his advice goes awry, leading him to hire an eccentric lawyer to defend him.
Bull Season 3 (2019. CBS Television Drama: Crime/legal/comedy)
Starring: Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, Chris Jackson, Jaime Lee Kirchner
Season Three of Bull finds Dr. Jason Bull returning to work at TAC after recovering from his heart attack. His first case back is a tough one, as he asks his team to help defend an insurance company who is being sued by a young mother who was denied coverage for a liver transplant.
Cats—Commemorative Edition (1998/Released 2005. Live performance musical)
This pop-cultural phenomenon has been performed on stage for over 18 years. This version has been restaged but still holds all the magic of the stage version.
Charlie’s Angels (2020. Action: Comedy/Spy Adventure. Director: Elizabeth Banks)tarring: Elizabeth Banks, Naomi Scott, Sam Claflin, Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska, Noah Centineo, Patrick Stewart, Djimon Hounsou, Nat Faxon
Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie’s Angels take flight. In Banks’ bold vision, the Angels are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world’s smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere.
Chasing The Moon (2019. PBS Home Video Documentary)
The American Experience series recasts the Space Age as a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses, and personal drama. DVD and Blu-ray.
Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Hail! Rock ‘N’ Roll (1987/Released 2020. Music Documentary)
Starring: John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Linda Ronstadt
The unforgettable life and music of pioneering legend Chuck Berry are celebrated in this landmark feature, capturing a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of rock n’ roll’s finest!
The Cloud Capped Star (1960/Released 2019. Bengali Drama. Director: Ritwik Ghatak)
Starring: Supriya Choudhuryirected by the visionary Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak, tells the story of a family that has been uprooted by the Partition of India and come to depend on its eldest daughter, the self-sacrificing Neeta. She watches helplessly as her own hopes and desires are pushed aside time and again by those of her siblings and parents, until all her chances for happiness evaporate, leaving her crushed and ailing. English subtitles. Criterion Collection.
College Behind Bars (2019. PBS Documentary. Director: Lynn Novick; Ken Burns series)
Explore the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees, and a chance at new beginnings. TV-14
Come On Feel The Noize: The Story of How Rock Became Metal (2017/Released 2019. Documentary: Pop/Rock. Director: Jorg Sonntag) UR
Starring: Ozzy Osbourne, Jimmy Page, Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper, James Hetfield, Nikki Sixx, Dee Snider
Exclusive, long-lost live material from rock’s most iconic bands and artists, as well as all-new original interviews with the living legends themselves. This film is an all-access backstage pass to heavy metal and hard rock history. Delve into the rich history of heavy metal, from its scandalous origins in the 1960s to its heyday in the 1980s, from its glam phase in the 1970s to its indestructible present in 2017.
Countdown (2020. Horror. Director: Justin Dec) PG-13
Starring: Charlie McDermott, Anne Winters, Elizabeth Lail, Peter Facinelli
When a young nurse downloads an app that alleges to foresee a person’s time of death, it claims she has three days to stay alive. With time running out, and an eerie figure haunting her, she must find a way to survive.
The Courier (2020. Action: Suspense/Thriller/Gangsters. Director: Zackary Adler) Rtarring: Olga Kurylenko, Gary Oldman, Amit Shah, Alicia Agneson, Greg Orvis, Craig Conway, William Moseley, Dermot Mulroney
This intense action-thriller unfolds in real-time as two embattled souls fight for their lives. A vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier to unknowingly deliver a poison-gas bomb to slay Nick. But after she rescues Nick from certain death, the duo must confront an army of ruthless hired killers to survive the night.
Crown Vic (2020. Action: Crime/Police. Director: Joel Souza)
Starring: Thomas Jane, David Krumholtz, Bridget Moynahan, Luke Kleintank
During one night’s patrol, a veteran cop and his rookie partner chase down violent suspects while searching for a missing girl, all the while hunting two cop killers in Los Angeles.
The Current War, Director’s Cut (2017/Released 2020. Drama. Dir.: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon)
Starring: Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tuppence Middleton, Katherine Waterson, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon, Damien Molony, Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Craig Conway, Celyn Jones, Simon Kunz, Tom Bell, Amy Marston
Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse engage in a battle of technology and ideas that will determine whose electrical system will power the new century. PG-13
Dark Waters (2020. Drama: Courtroom; Period Film. Director: Todd Haynes) PG-13
Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, Bill Pullman
Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything, his future, his family, and his own life to expose the truth.
The Daytrippers (1997/Released 2019. Drama: Family Comedy. Dir: Greg Mottola)
Starring: Hope Davis, Stanley Tucci, Parker Posey, Anne Meara, Liev Schreiber, Campbell Scott
When she discovers a love letter written to her husband by an unknown paramour, the distraught Eliza turns to her tight-knit Long Island family for advice. Soon the entire clan, strong-willed mom, taciturn dad, and jaded sister with pretentious boyfriend in tow, has squeezed into a station wagon and headed into Manhattan to find out the truth, kicking off a one-crazy-day odyssey full of unexpected detours and life-changing revelations. Blu-ray. Criterion Collection
Depraved (2020. Horror: Mad Scientist. Director: Larry Fessenden)
Starring: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux, Addison Timlin, Maria Dizzia, Chloe Levine
Suffering from PTSD following his stint as an army medic, Henry now works feverishly in his Brooklyn laboratory to forget the death he witnessed overseas by creating life in the form of a man cobbled together from body parts. After procuring a brain from an unwitting victim, his creation, Adam, is born. But it soon seems that giving life to Adam was the easy part; teaching him how to live in a dark and troubled world may be perilous. A provocative modern update of the legend of Frankenstein.
Diego Maradona (2020. Documentary: Sports. Director: Asif Kapadia)
Starring: Diego Armando Maradona
Created from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of famous football player Diego Armando Maradona, who played for SSC Napoli in the 1980s.
Doc Martin Series 9 (2019. British Television Drama. Directors: Nigel Cole, Charlie Palmer)
Starring: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins
All is not well for brilliant but boorish Dr. Martin Ellingham as the hit British dramedy returns. To Martin’s utter disgust, his medical practice remains under official scrutiny because of his pre-existing blood phobia, and he is forced to attend refresher courses starting with phlebotomy. His wife Louisa and aunt Ruth urge him to take this risk to his career seriously, but events conspire against him.
Doctor Sleep (2020. Horror. Director: Mike Flanagan) R
Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Ewan McGregor, Carel Struycken, Jacob Tremblay, Emily Alyn Lind, Zahn McClarnon, Cliff Curtis, Bruce Greenwood, Alex Essoe, Carl Lumbly, Jocelin Donahue, Catherine Parker
Based on work by Stephen King. Struggling with alcoholism, Dan Torrance remains traumatized by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child. His hope for a peaceful existence soon becomes shattered when he meets Abra, a teen who shares his extrasensory gift of the ‘shine.’ Together, they form an unlikely alliance to battle the True Knot, a cult whose members try to feed off the shine of innocents to become immortal.
Doom Patrol Season 1 (2019. Television Action/Comic Book Adventure) NR
Starring: Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby, Alan Tudyk, Matt Bomer, Brendan Fraser, Timothy Dalton
Following the mysterious disappearance of the Chief, these reluctant heroes will find themselves in a place they never expected to be, called to action by none other than Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse. Part support group, part superhero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of superpowered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them. DC Action Series
The Durrells in Corfu Season 4 (2019, British TV Series, Dir. Steve Barron, Edward Hall) TV-PG
Starring: Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Milo Parker, Callum Woodhouse
The future’s looking bright for the eccentric Durrells. Catch up with their lives on the beautiful island of Corfu in the fourth and final season. Louisa’s keeping busy by opening the doors of the family villa as a guest house, but with cousin Basil her only paying guest, business isn’t exactly booming. Masterpiece Series.
Edie (2017/Released 2019. Award-winning Drama. Director: Simon Hunter)
Starring: Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie, Paul Brannigan, Amy Manson, Wendy Morgan
Following the death of her husband, Edie breaks free from years of his control and rebels against her daughter’s wish for her to move into assisted living by embarking on an adventure she and her father had always longed for: a trip to the Scottish Highlands to climb the world-famous Mt. Suilven. Along the way, she hires young camping shop owner Jonny to be her guide. Despite the generational differences, Jonny encourages Edie to fulfill her dream.
Every Act Of Life (2018/Released 2019. Documentary. LGBTQ+ Director: Jeffrey Kaufman) NR
Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Lynn Ahrens, Jon Robin Baitz, John Glover
With six groundbreaking decades in the theatre, four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally is a living legend, on stage and off. He launched the careers of some of Broadway’s biggest stars, has been a pioneer in the fight for LGBTQ rights, has triumphed over addiction, has found love and inspiration at every age, and continually shows the power of art to transform society.
Father The Flame (2018/Released 2019. Documentary. Director: Chad Terpstra) NR
Starring: Frank Burla, Karin Domenico, Pippo Domenico, Romeo Domenico, Lee Erck, Travis Erickson
For centuries, the tobacco pipe has been a symbol of contentment and contemplation. Through the window of this transcendental artifact and its sacred origins, the film is a cinematic exploration of legacy, family, and love. The film follows Lee Erck, a world-renowned pipe maker from far northern Michigan, as he travels the globe to explore the nearly forgotten art of tobacco pipe making.
The Feast Of The Seven Fishes (2019. Comedy: Romantic. Director: Robert Tinnell) NR
Starring: Skyler Gisondo, Madison Iseman, Josh Helman, Ray Abruzzo, Addison Timlin, Paul Ben-Victor, Joe Pantoliano, Lynn Cohen
Just days before Christmas, 1983, the Oliverio family readies an Italian tradition stretching back to the old country. Amidst the festivities, Tony Oliverio, a young man with big dreams and an even bigger heart, is yearning to find love. When he meets the gorgeous Ivy Leaguer Beth, romance blossoms, and it looks like Tony’s holiday might make a turn for the better! But their budding romance faces some serious obstacles, including his Great Grandma, who thinks Beth isn’t good enough for him.
Ford V Ferrari (2020. Action: Drama: Sports Adventure. Director: James Mangold) PG-13
Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Caitriona Balfe, Jon Bernthal, JJ Feild, Josh Lucas, Ray McKinnon, Ian Harding, Tracy Letts, Noah Jupe, Remo Girone
The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
Fragment Of An Empire (1930/Released 2019. B&W/Silent Russian Fed. Classic. Director: Fridrikh Ermler) English subtitles, DVD and Blu-ray
Starring: Emil Gal, Sergei Gerasimov, Yakov Gudkin, Ursula Krug, Varvara Myasnikova
The film was Fridrikh Ermler’s last silent feature and last of four productive collaborations with Fiodor Nikitin. To prepare for his part as Filimonov, a soldier suffering from total amnesia due to shell shock from the Great War, Nikitin apparently disguised himself as a doctor’s assistant in the Forel Psychiatric Clinic to study actual amnesia patients. Meanwhile, Ermler creates a profoundly realistic and moving portrait of a man whose memories begin to awaken.
Gemini Man (2020. Sci-Fi Action: Suspense/Thriller. Director: Ang Lee) PG-13
Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Douglas Hodge, Theodora Miranne
Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move.
Gen: Lock Season 1 (2019, Anime: Sci-Fi Television Series) NR
Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Dakota Fanning, Golshifteh Farahani, David Tennant, Maisie Williams, Koichi Yamadera, Asia Kate Dillon
Fifty years in the future, an oppressive authoritarian force threatens to conquer the world. A daring team is recruited to pilot a new form of weaponized neuroscience that powers devastating mecha, but they must be willing to sacrifice everything to save the world.
The Good Liar (2020. Drama: Con Artists/Romantic. Director: Bill Condon) R
Starring: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Jim Carter, Russell Tovey, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, Phil Dunster, Mark Lewis Jones, Lily Dodsworth-Evans, Michael Culkin
Career con artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.
The Ground Beneath My Feet (2019. German Drama. Director: Marie Kreutzer) NR
Starring: Valerie Pachner, Pia Hierzegger, Mavie Hörbiger
Lola managers her personal life the same ruthless efficiency she uses to succeed in the business world. But when she receives the news that her older sister Conny has attempted suicide, Lola’s secrets begin to unravel into the workplace. As she tries to do what’s best for her sister without jeapardizing all she’s worked hard for, Lola slowly finds her own grip on reality slipping away. English subtitles.
Gunpowder (2017/Released 2019. Drama: British TV Mini-series. Director: J. Blakeson) NR
Starring: Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Edward Holcroft, Derek Riddell, Peter Mullan, Andy Lucas, Luke Neal, Matthew Neal
Activist Guy Fawkes and a group of disgruntled, persecuted provincial Catholics conspire to work together to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in the early seventeenth century.
The Harder They Come Collector’s Edition (1973/Released 2019. Suspense: Thriller. Cult Classic. Dir: Perry Henzell) R
Starring: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw
Lauded equally by critics and the cannabis-enhanced audiences that made it a midnight-movie hit, Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as an aspiring young singer from the countryside who records a song for an unscrupulous music mogul. When the song becomes a hit, and he is cut out of his share, the singer turns outlaw and takes on the music industry, the ganja trade, and the government itself. Blu-ray
Harriet (2020. Drama: African-American Heritage/Survival. Director: Kasi Lemmons) PG-13
Starring: Jennifer Nettles, Joe Alwyn, Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monae, Tim Guinee, Clarke Peters, Leslie Odom, Jr.
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
Holocaust (1978/Released 2019. Drama: War. Mini-series) Blu-ray NR
Starring: Ian Holm, Michael Moriarty, Meryl Streep, James Woods, Blanche Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris
The award-winning miniseries follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer.
The Importance Of Being Earnest (1952/Released 2002. British Romantic Comedy)
Starring: Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Michael Redgrave
Oscar Wilde’s comic jewel sparkles in Anthony Asquith’s adaptation of this film. The enduringly hilarious story of two young women who think themselves engaged to the same nonexistent man is given the grand Technicolor treatment.
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002/Released 2011. Romantic Comedy. Director: Oliver Parker) PG
Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O’Connor, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Edward Fox
Two English gentlemen use the same trick when meeting women, by saying their name is Ernest. Everything is going well until both men fall in love with the same girl, using the same a.k.a. Special features include: commentary with Director Oliver Parker, and the Making Of The Importance Of Being Ernest Behind-the-scenes Featurette.
The Kingmaker (2020. Documentary. Director: Lauren Greenfield)
Starring: Imelda Marcos
An examination of the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2006. Comedy: Comedic Crime. Director: Shane Black) R
Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Dominic Monaghan, Val Kilmer
A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.
Knives Out (2020. Comedy/Mystery: Comedic Crime. Director: Rian Johnson) PG-13
Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Christopher Plummer, Ana De Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell
A tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie and a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.
The Kominsky Method Season 1 (2019. Television Comedy Series)
Starring: Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Sarah Baker, Graham Rogers, Emily Osment, Lisa Edelstein, Susan Sullivan
An aging actor, who once enjoyed a taste of fame, earns a living as an acting coach.
Last Christmas (2020. Holiday: British Romantic Comedy. Director: Paul Feig) PG-13
Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh, Peter Serafinowicz, Patti LuPone, Rob Delaney, Sue Perkins, Ingrid Oliver, Rebecca Root, Lydia Leonard
A young woman, who has been continuously unlucky, accepts a job as a department store elf during the holidays. When Kate meets Tom on the job, her life takes a turn.
Line Of Duty Series 5 (2019. British Television Drama. Directors: John Strickland, Sue Tully)
Starring: Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Stephen Graham
Series follows anti-corruption unit 12 (AC-12) as they investigate fellow police officers accused of corruption. In series five, Stephen Graham stars as John Corbett, the ruthless leader of an organized crime group who hijacks a seized drugs transport. AC-12 investigators suspect corrupt police officers of leaking information. As the body count rises, AC-12 realizes they’re facing their most vicious adversary yet.
Mankiller (2019. Documentary. Director: Valerie ‘Red-Horse’ Mohl
It is the story of an American hero. One who stands tall amongst the likes of Robert Kennedy, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King, Jr. Someone who humbly defied the odds and overcame insurmountable obstacles to fight injustice and gave a voice to the voiceless. And yet few people know her name. It is the story of an American legend, Wilma Mankiller, who overcame rampant sexism and personal challenges to emerge as the Cherokee Nation’s first woman Principal Chief in 1985.
Manon (2019. Live Performance: Dance. Directors: Kevin O’Hare, Ross Macgibbon)
Starring: Sarah Lamb, Vadim Muntagirov, The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Sarah Lamb and Vadim Muntagirov star as tragic lovers Manon and Des Grieux in this performance, a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory. Nicholas Gerogiadis’s period designs set the ballet in the contrasting worlds of Paris Luxury and Louisiana swampland, while the intense emotion of MacMillan’s choreography is complemented by a score drawn from Massenet’s music. The impassioned pas de deux drive this tragic story and make it one of MacMillan’s most powerful dramas.
Melody Makers (2019. Documentary: Music. Director: Leslie Ann Coles) UR
Starring: Ian Anderson, Eric Burdon, Dan McCafferty
This stunning, award-winning film takes viewers behind the scenes to explore the myths, honor the legends, and reveal the incredible stories and never-before-seen photographs of rock giants like Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Elton John, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Ray Davies, Frank Zappa, Patti Smith, and many, many others. It reveals anecdotes and unpublished photos from the world’s most influential music publication, Melody Maker magazine.
Midnight Traveler (2020. Persian Documentary. Director: Hassan Fazili)
Starring: Hassan Fazili, Nargis Fazili, Zahra Fazili, Fatima Hossaini
When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run. English subtitles.
Midway (2020. War. Period Film. Director: Roland Emmerich) PG-13
Starring: Woody Harrelson, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Ed Skrein, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Alexander Ludwig, Aaron Eckhart, Darren Criss, Nick Jonas, Luke Kleintank, Jake Weber, Keean Johnson
Centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude, and bravery to overcome the odds.
Motherless Brooklyn (2020. Drama: Crime. Director: Edward Norton) R
Starring: Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Dallas Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Leslie Mann, Bobby Cannavale, Fisher Stevens, Ethan Suplee
Lionel Essrog is a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome. He ventures through 1950s New York trying to solve his friend’s murder. Armed only with a few clues and the powerful engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely guarded secrets that hold the fate of the whole city in the balance.
Our Bodies Our Doctors (2018/Released 2019. Documentary. Director: Jan Haaken)
It tells the story of a rebellion in the field of medicine as a cohort of physicians faces abortion stigma within their profession and confronts religious control over health care decisions. Their fight takes them into a larger struggle over the heart and soul of American medicine.
Playing With Fire (2020. Family Films: Comedy. Director: Andy Fickman) PG
Starring: Judy Greer, Keegan-Michael Key, Brianna Hildebrand, John Cena, John Leguizamo, Dennis Haysbert
When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson and his elite team of expert firefighters come to the rescue of three siblings in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet: babysitters. Unable to locate the children’s parents, the firefighters have their lives, jobs, and even their fire depot turned upside down and quickly learn that kids, much like fires, are wild and unpredictable.
Police Story/Police Story 2 (2019. Action: Chinese Classics. Director: Jackie Chan)
Starring: Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung
The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in these inventive action comedies, two smash hits that made Jackie Chan a worldwide icon of daredevil spectacle. The director/star/one-man stunt machine plays Ka-Kui, a Hong Kong police inspector whose methods are unorthodox; the phenomenal Maggie Cheung plays his much-put-upon girlfriend, May. Packed with astoundingly acrobatic fight choreography, epic explosions, charmingly goofball slapstick, and awesomely 1980s electro soundtracks. English subtitles. Criterion Collection
Queen & Slim (2020. Drama: Overcoming Adversity. Director: Melina Matsoukas) R
Starring: Chloe Sevigny, Flea, Bokeem Woodbine, Daniel Kaluuya, Indya Moore, Jodie Turner-Smith, Kenneth Kynt Bryan, Benito Martinez
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly becomes a symbol of trauma.
Rambo: Last Blood (2019. Action: Classic Thriller Series. Director: Adrian Grunberg) R
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Yvette Monreal, Oscar Jaenada, Louis Mandylor, Sheila Shah
Almost four decades after they drew first blood, Sylvester Stallone is back as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, John Rambo. Now, Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission. A deadly journey of vengeance, this film marks the last chapter of the legendary series.
Right To Harm (2019. Documentary. Directors: Matt Wechsler, Annie Speicher)
Through the riveting stories of five rural communities, this film exposes the devastating public health impact factory farming has on many disadvantaged citizens throughout the United States. Filmed across the country, the film chronicles the failures of state agencies to regulate industrial animal agriculture. Known formally as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs, these facilities produce millions of gallons of untreated waste that destroys the quality of life for nearby neighbors.
Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus (2019. Documentary: Music Festivals. Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg)
Starring: The Rolling Stones, The Who, Pete Townshend, John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Jethro Tull, Taj Mahal,
Rock history under the big top. Sights and sounds and marvels to delight the eyes and ears from The Rolling Stones, Jethro Tull, The Who, Taj Mahal, Marianne Faithful, Eric Clapton, John Lennon, and Pete Townshend.
Sesame Street 50 Years And Counting (2019. Children’s Television Series) NR
Starring: Ricky Gervais, Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, Amy Poehler, Solange
It’s their 50th anniversary! To celebrate, enjoy a very special 2-disc DVD set. With over five-and-a-half hours of content from all five decades of the beloved show, there is something for everyone, including fan-favorite animations, songs, celebrity appearances, and more!
Stand By Me-25thAnniversary Edition (1986/Released 2011. Adventure: Childhood Buddies. Director: Rob Reiner) R
Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O’Connell, Kiefer Sutherland, Richard Dreyfuss
In a small woodsy Oregon town, a group of friends – sensitive Gordie, tough guy Chris, flamboyant Teddy, and scaredy-cat Vern are in search of a missing teenager’s body. Wanting to be heroes in each other’s and their hometown’s eyes, they set out on an unforgettable two-day journey that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Special features include commentary, featurette, and music video. Based on work by Stephen King. Blu-ray
Stuber (2019. Comedy: Buddy Films. Director: Michael Dowse) R
Starring: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Karen Gillan, Betty Gilpin, Steve Howey, Mira Sorvino, Natalie Morales
When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he’s thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life, and his five-star rating.
Suits Season 9—The Final Season (2019. Drama: Award-winning television series—crime/legal/comedy)
Starring: Gabriel Macht, Rick Hoffman, Dule Hill, Amanda Schull, Katherine Heigl
Harvey and Samantha fight to keep Zane’s name on the wall. Alex warns Louis of the consequences. Faye decides to take action against Harvey and Donna’s relationship. Harvey looks to impress Donna’s father. As the firm faces potential destruction, the partners must go all-in to save it.
Sunday Girl (2020. Romantic Comedy. Director: Peter Ambrosio)
Starring: Dasha Nekrasova, Bilal Mir, Dave Davis, Evan Holtzman, Morgan Roberts
Natasha sets out to break up with four of her five boyfriends in a single day.
Terminator: Dark Fate (2020. Sci-Fi: Epic Adventure/Time-travel. Director: Tim Miller) R
Starring: Mackenzie Davis, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Luna, Natalia Reyes, Tom Hopper, Steven Cree
More than two decades have passed since Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, and re-wrote the fate of the human race. Dani Ramos is living a simple life with her brother and father when a deadly new Terminator, a Rev-9, travels back through time to kill her. In order to survive, she joins forces with Grace, an enhanced super-soldier from the future, and a battle-hardened Sarah Connor. As the Rev-9 destroys everything in its path, the three are led to a T-800 from Sarah’s past as their last hope.
They Are We (2016/Released 2019. Documentary: History. Director: Emma Christopher)
The story of a remarkable reunion, more than 170 years after a family was driven apart by the ravages of the transatlantic slave trade. In Central Cuba, proud members of the Ganga-Longoba, a small Afro-Cuban ethnic group, have kept their unique heritage alive. In early 2013, members of the Ganga-Longoba were finally granted permission to visit Sierra Leone.
The Third Wife (2019. Vietnamese Drama. Director: Ash Mayfair) R
Starring: Long Le Vu, Mai Thu Huong Maya, Nguyen Phuong Tra My
In nineteenth century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon, she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. May’s hope to change her status turns into a real and tantalizing possibility when she gets pregnant. Faced with forbidden love and its devastating consequences, May finally comes to an understanding of the brutal truth: the options available to her are few and far between. English subtitles
This Changes Everything (2019. Documentary. Director: Tom Donahue) NR
Starring: Geena Davis, Meryl Streep, Natalie Portman, Taraji P. Henson, Reese Witherspoon, Cate Blanchett
An investigative look and examination of the gender gap in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives, and artists in the industry.
The United States of Detroit (2017/Released 2019. Award-winning Documentary. Director: Tylor Norwood) NR
A stylish and moving documentary about the resilience and spirit of Detroit’s neighborhoods: the film tells the story of the city’s past, its present resurgence, and future potential.
Wagon Master (1950/Released 2019. Western: B & W Classic. Director: John Ford) NR
Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey, Jr., Ward Bond
The rivers are wide and rapid. The desert is vast and unforgiving. And when the trail turns craggy, men use pickaxes to dig grooves for the wagon wheels. Mother Nature can be overcome, but human nature remains deadly and unpredictable: Outlaws are using the Mormon wagon train as a hideout from a pursuing posse. Blu-ray
Where’s My Roy Cohn? (2019. Documentary. Director: Matt Tyrnauer) PG-13
Starring: Roy M. Cohn, Roger Stone, Barbara Walters
Roy Cohn was a ruthless and unscrupulous lawyer and political power broker whose 28-year career ranged from acting as chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy’s Communist-hunting subcommittee to molding the career of a young Queens real estate developer named Donald Trump.
Working Woman (2019. Hebrew Drama. Director: Michal Aviad)
Starring: Liron Ben Shlush, Menashe Noy, Oshri Cohen
Orna is the mother of three children whose husband is struggling to open a restaurant. To help support her family, Orna lands a job with a former army superior who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna tries to balance work and her home life, she experiences escalating sexual harassment from her boss. A pattern of predatory behavior ultimately brings her career and marital relationship to the brink. English subtitles.
Yesterday Was A Lie—10th Anniversary Edition. (2008/Digital Remaster Released 2019. B&W Sci-Fi. Director: James Kerwin) PG
Starring: Kipleigh Brown, Chase Masterson, John Newton, Mik Scriba, Peter Mayhew
Hoyle, a girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon, finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists as events around her grow increasingly fragmented, disconnected, and surreal. With a sexy lounge singer and a loyal partner as her only allies, Hoyle is plunged into a dark world of intrigue and earth-shattering cosmological secrets.