Mud (expands to 850+ theaters on Friday, May 10th; original limited release on Friday, April 26th, 2013):
14 year-old Ellis (Tye Sheridan) lives on a makeshift houseboat on the banks of a river in Arkansas with his parents, Mary Lee (Sarah Paulson) and Senior (Ray McKinnon). He sneaks out early one morning to meet his best friend, Neckbone (Jacob Lofland). Neckbone, also 14, lives with his uncle...More info »
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (limited release on Friday, May 10th):
Adan Kundle, CEO of a major advertising agency, is discovered unconscious in front of a wall of TVs. When he wakes in the hospital, Adan can only communicate through advertising slogans. There he meets Karen Hillridge, the hospital's Head of Charity Foundation, who has a past history with Adan. Unable to stay in the hospital, and...More info »
How Sweet It Is (limited release on Friday, May 10th):
This hilarious musical comedy focuses on the life of a down-on-his-luck, alcoholic theatre owner named Jack. He is in danger of losing the one thing he cares about most because he is in debt to the mob. However, Jack has one last chance to save his legendary musical theatre, and it all hinges on his new musical production called "How Sweet It Is...More info »
No One Lives (limited release on Friday, May 10th):
A ruthless criminal gang takes a young couple hostage and goes to ground in an abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. When the captive girl is killed, the tables are unexpectedly turned. The gang finds themselves outsmarted by an urbane and seasoned killer determined to ensure that no one lives.More info »
Details on Films Opening Friday, May 10th
The Great Gatsby (wide release):
From the uniquely imaginative mind of writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann comes the new big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. In his adaptation, the filmmaker combines his distinctive visual, sonic, and storytelling styles in 3 Dimensions, weaving a Jazz Age cocktail faithful to Fitzgerald's text and relevant to now. Leonardo DiCaprio stars...
Peeples (wide release):
Sparks fly when Wade Walker (Craig Robinson) crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's (Kerry Washington) hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to...
Aftershock (limited release):
Chile has it all: gorgeous landscapes, smokin'- hot women, cool dudes, great wine, and the wildest parties. For a hapless American tourist, nicknamed Gringo (Eli Roth) by his two Chilean pals Ariel (Ariel Levy) and Pollo (Nicolas Martinez), the trip has been heaven on earth -- except that he just can't hook up with the ladies. Gringo's luck seems to change when the group meets a trio of babes...
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (limited release):
Adan Kundle, CEO of a major advertising agency, is discovered unconscious in front of a wall of TVs. When he wakes in the hospital, Adan can only communicate through advertising slogans. There he meets Karen Hillridge, the hospital's Head of Charity Foundation, who has a past history with Adan. Unable to stay in the hospital, and while waiting for long term care place...
Erased (limited release):
When a former CIA agent finds himself suddenly targeted for termination, he is propelled into an all-out, frenzied run for his life with the only person left who needs him alive: the 15 year-old daughter he barely knows. The result is ERASED, a stylishly intricate, non-stop espionage thriller that unravels an international conspiracy against a raw emotional underpinning.
The escalating suspense begins just as ...
Gippi (limited release):
Gippi is a 14-year-old girl who lives in Simla with her mother Pappi and little brother Booboo. She is overweight and awkward and doesn't know how to handle the physical, emotional and social changes happening in her life. In school, she is a backbencher and is constantly bullied by the popular queen-bee Shamira. At home, she's trying to figure out how to deal with living in a broken home. In the middle of all this...
The Girls in the Band (limited release):
They wiggled, they jiggled, they wore low cut gowns and short shorts, they kowtowed to the club owners and smiled at the customers...and they did it all, just to play the music they loved.
THE GIRLS IN THE BAND tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30's to the present day...
Go Goa Gone (limited release):
A comedy. A horror-thriller. An action-adventure. Go Goa Gone is all of these rolled into one! A unique combination of fear and funny makes this film a one-of-a-kind genre bender - A Zombie Comedy, or ZOMCOM!
Hardik and Luv are two dope heads who tag along to Goa with their best buddy, Bunny, on his business trip. Luv comes across a free-spirited girl, Luna who casually invites them to an exclusive...
He's Way More Famous Than You (limited release):
Directed by Michael Urie and stars Halley Feiffer, Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn with Michael Chernus, Mamie Gummer, Tracee Chimo, Natasha Lyonne, Ralph Macchio, Austin Pendleton and Vanessa L. Williams.
The writers include Halley Feiffer and Ryan Spahn. The movie was produced by Christopher Sepulveda, Michael Anderson and Geoffrey Soffer.
How Sweet It Is (limited release):
This hilarious musical comedy focuses on the life of a down-on-his-luck, alcoholic theatre owner named Jack. He is in danger of losing the one thing he cares about most because he is in debt to the mob. However, Jack has one last chance to save his legendary musical theatre, and it all hinges on his new musical production called "How Sweet It Is," which must have a strong opening night...
Java Heat (limited release):
Kellan Lutz (Twilight, Immortals) and Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe Winner Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler, Immortals, Iron Man 2) star in Java Heat: an exotic cross-cultural action thriller about a reckless American who teams up with a Muslim cop to stop a terrorist mastermind.
At a time when relations between the West and Islam are dangerously tense, Java Heat opens amidst the...
No One Lives (limited release):
A ruthless criminal gang takes a young couple hostage and goes to ground in an abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. When the captive girl is killed, the tables are unexpectedly turned. The gang finds themselves outsmarted by an urbane and seasoned killer determined to ensure that no one lives.
Pilgrim Song (limited release):
Seeking escape from his stalled relationship and unhappy place in the world, James, a recently pink-slipped music teacher, sets out to hike Kentucky's arduous Sheltowee Trace Trail. Ignoring his girlfriend Joan's plea to stay in Louisville and look for work, James sets out on his two-month journey in hopes of discovering the source of his restless dissatisfaction.
For a time, the lush but...
Released (limited release):
The Quad Cinema, Winner Pictures, a division of Winner Media and Winner Communications, presents the world premier of the documentary feature, RELEASED (73 minutes), on Friday, May 10th, 2013 at New York's QUAD Cinema.
In this unforgettable story four extraordinary people--three men and a woman, each a convicted felon, who, by force of their own will, deep good nature, profound change...
The Second Meeting (limited release):
In March 1999, a piece of news went around the world in a matter of seconds: an invisible American Stealth F-117A Night Hawk was shot down not far from Belgrade. There were two protagonists of the event: American pilot Lt. Colonel, Dale Zelko, and Serbian SAM missile commander, Colonel Zoltan Dani, who shot him down. Their first meeting was on radar--Twelve years later, with the help of...
Sightseers (limited release):
Chris (Steve Oram) wants to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world and he wants to do it his way - on a journey through the British Isles in his beloved Abbey Oxford Caravan. Tina's led a sheltered life and there are things that Chris needs her to see - the Crich Tramway Museum, the Ribblehead Viaduct, the Keswick Pencil Museum and the rolling countryside that accompanies these wonders in his life.
But it does...
Venus and Serena (limited release):
Venus and Serena takes an unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of the greatest sister-act professional tennis has ever seen. In a sport where they were not welcomed, the indomitable Williams sisters faced the opposition with grace and courage not only breaking new ground for female and African American athletes everywhere, but dominating the women's game for over a decade. The film tells the...
What Richard Did (limited release):
Newcomer Jack Reynor (to be seen in the upcoming Transformers sequel) and Roisin Murphy star alongside Sam Keeley (The Other Side of Sleep, Misfits), and Lars Mikkelsen (The Killing) in this striking portrait adapted from Kevin Powers' award-winning book Bad Day in Blackrock. The world is bright and everything seems possible for Richard Karlsen, the golden boy of his privileged set of Dublin...
White Frog (limited release):
High-school freshman, Nick (The Twilight Saga's Booboo Stewart), is a neglected teen with mild Asperger's syndrome whose life is challenged and ultimately changed forever when tragedy hits his family. WHITE FROG is a universal story of the power of family, friendship, and love positioned to appeal to a broad audience in the same way as ORDINARY PEOPLE and STAND BY ME.
Details on Films Opened Wednesday, May 8th
One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das (limited release):
In 1970, a young musician named Jeffrey Kagel walked away from the American dream of rock 'n' roll stardom--turning down the lead singer slot in the band that would become Blue Oyster Cult. He sold all his possessions and moved from the suburbs of New York to the foothills of the Himalayas in search of happiness and a little-known saint named Neem Karoli...
Details on DVD/Blu-ray Releases, Tuesday, May 7th
Jack Reacher (wide release):
From The New York Times bestselling author Lee Child comes one of the most compelling heroes to step from novel to screen - ex-military investigator Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise).
When a gunman takes five lives in what seems like an open and shut murder case, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins...
Mama (wide release):
Five years ago, sisters Victoria and Lilly vanished from their suburban neighborhood without a trace. Since then, their Uncle Lucas (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his girlfriend, Annabel (Jessica Chastain), have been madly searching for them. But when, incredibly, the kids are found alive in a decrepit cabin, the couple wonders if the girls are the only guests they have welcomed into their home.
As Annabel ...
Safe Haven (wide release):
A mysterious young woman arrives in a small North Carolina town and reluctantly finds new love with a lonely widower in Safe Haven, a deeply moving romantic thriller from Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author whose novels inspired the beloved films The Notebook and Dear John.
Katie Feldman (Julianne Hough) arrives in the tiny coastal town of Southport, North Carolina, looking to make a new, qui...
Barrymore (limited release):
In 1997, Luce's play BARRYMORE premiered on Broadway in a celebrated production starring Plummer, who won the Tony for Best Actor in a Play for the role. For the film, Plummer recreated his performance for multiple high-definition cameras, filmed over seven days on location and on the stage at the Elgin Theater in Toronto. The film premiered to acclaim at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2011.
Bunohan: Return to Murder (limited release):
Set in a border town in northeastern Malaysia of the same name, BUNOHAN tells the powerful story of three estranged brothers -- Adil, Bakar and Ilham -- and their ailing father, whose fates become tragically intertwined in a web of deceit and corruption. After fleeing a deathmatch in Thailand, Adil the kickboxer is on the run from Ilham the hitman. The chase brings them to...
Citizen Hearst (limited release):
Citizen Hearst, directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks and narrated by Academy Award nominee William H. Macy, traces the 125-year history of the Hearst media empire, from William Randolph Hearst's pioneering and controversial days of headline-grabbing newspapers and yellow journalism, to the global impact of the company's many successful newspaper...
Clandestine Childhood (limited release):
Argentina, 1979. After years of exile, Juan (12) and his family come back to Argentina under fake identities. Juan's parents and his uncle Beto are members of the Montoneros Organization, which is fighting against the Military Junta that rules the country. Because of their political activities they are being tracked down relentlessly, and the threat of capture and even death is constant. How...
The Condemned (limited release):
In this haunting psychological thriller, dark and terrible secrets hidden in an old mansion stir back to life when the original owner of the house returns. Beautiful Ana travels to a remote town to transform the abandoned family mansion into a museum detailing her father's scientific and humanitarian achievements. She discovers that the mysterious caretaker has kept the house in pristine fashion...
Deep in the Heart (limited release):
DEEP IN THE HEART is the true Texas story of Richard Wallrath, whose personal demons caused him to hit rock bottom.
Deep In The Heart stars Jon Gries (Napoleon Dynamite, Taken), Elaine Hendrix (The Parent Trap, Inspector Gadget 2), DB Sweeney (The Cutting Edge, Fire In The Sky) and Val Kilmer (Top Gun, Tombstone, Batman Forever, The Saint) star in this touching true story from...
In the Hive (limited release):
IN THE HIVE is based on an actual school in North Carolina and looks at how we can all make a difference in a child's life.
IN THE HIVE is directed by Robert Townsend and stars Loretta Devine, Michael Clarke Duncan, Vivica A. Fox, Johnathan McDaniel and Roger Guenveur Smith. The production team includes Robert Townsend, Rey Ramsey, Messiah Jacobs and David Saunier.
Mighty Fine (limited release):
Set in the 1970s, "Mighty Fine" is the story of Joe Fine (Chazz Palminteri) a charismatic, highspirited man, who relocates his family--wife Stella (Andie MacDowell), daughters Natalie (Jodelle Ferland) and Maddie (Rainey Qualley)--from Brooklyn to New Orleans, in search of a better life. Joe's devotion to his family knows no bounds, and he seeks to provide them with the ultimate in the good life, ...
The Oranges (limited release):
THE ORANGES is a comedy about two families, who have been lifelong friends, and the hilarity that ensues when a rebellious daughter returns home for the holidays and causes a scandal that forces everyone to re-examine what happiness really means to them.
The Rabbi's Cat (limited release):
Based on the best-selling graphic novel by Joann Sfar, The Rabbi's Cat tells the story of a rabbi and his talking cat -- a sharp-tongued feline philosopher brimming with scathing humor and a less than pure love for the rabbi's voluptuous teenage daughter.
Algeria in the 1930s is an intersection of Jewish, Arab and French culture. A cat belonging to a widowed rabbi and his beautiful daughter, ...
Starlet (limited release):
STARLET explores the unlikely friendship between 21 year-old aspiring actress Jane (Dree Hemingway) and elderly widow Sadie (Besedka Johnson), after their worlds collide in California's San Fernando Valley. Jane spends her time getting high with her dysfunctional roommates and taking care of her chihuahua Starlet, while Sadie passes her days alone, tending to her garden.
After a confrontation at a yar...