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Herblock: The Black & the White

Herblock: The Black & the White (limited release on Friday, August 16th):

Director Michael Stevens and Producer George Stevens, Jr. draw on their knowledge of the Capitol and the best minds in journalism to tell the tale of renowned cartoonist Herbert Block. Called by journalist Ted Koppel the 'most feared editorial columnist in the country', Block started cartooning in his Chicago teens and went on to...

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Epic

Epic (wide release):

EPIC is a 3D CG adventure comedy that reveals a fantastical world unlike any other. From the creators of Ice Age and Rio, EPIC tells the story of an ongoing battle between the forces of good, who keep the natural world alive, and the forces of evil, known as the Boggans, who wish to destroy it. When a teenage girl finds herself magically transported into this secret universe, she teams up with an elite band ...

 
Scary Movie 5

Scary Movie 5 (wide release):

The latest installment of the SCARY MOVIE franchise includes send ups of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, MAMA, SINISTER, THE EVIL DEAD, INCEPTION, BLACK SWAN and pop culture featuring Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Snoop Dogg, Katt Williams, Molly Shannon, Terry Crews, Simon Rex, Jerry O'Connell, Sarah Hyland, Katrina Bowden, Tyler Posey, Shad Moss aka Bow Wow...

 
Alyce Kills

Alyce Kills (limited release):

Life takes a downward spiral for Alyce after a night of partying goes terribly wrong and she accidentally pushes her best friend off of a building. Panicked, Alyce lies to the police about her involvement. When she later learns that her friend miraculously survived, she begins to unravel; losing sleep, her job, and eventually her sanity. There is only one way for her to take control... But will she...

 
Amour

Amour (limited release):

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers.

Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family.

One day, Anne has an attack.

The couple's bond of love is severely tested.

 
Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey

Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (limited release):

Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey follows the real life rock 'n' roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for iconic American rock band Journey. In this Cinderella story for the ages, Arnel, having overcome a lifetime's worth of hardships, must now navigate the immense pressures of replacing a legendary...

 
Evidence

Evidence (limited release):

In Evidence, two detectives (Moyer and Mitchell) attempt to piece together what happened at the scene of a brutal massacre using a number of recording devices found at the crime scene. The footage reveals a group of bus passengers who were forced to fight for their lives after they crash in the middle of the desert and a mysterious killer violently murders them one by one. The detectives...

 
Free Angela & All Political Prisoners

Free Angela & All Political Prisoners (limited release):

In this essential new feature documentary, legendary radical activist Angela Davis speaks for the first time about her 1970s imprisonment as a terrorist and conspirator, which became a flashpoint in the black liberation struggle and turned her into a revolutionary icon.

Few American lives encapsulate the tumult and triumph of the civil rights movement as much as that of a...

 
Killing Season

Killing Season (limited release):

Deep in the Appalachian mountains, a reclusive American military veteran (Robert De Niro) and a European tourist (John Travolta) strike up an unlikely friendship. But when the tourist's true intentions come to light, what follows is a tense battle across some of America's most forbidding landscape proving the old adage: the purest form of war is one-on-one.

 
No One Lives

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.

 
No Place on Earth

No Place on Earth (limited release):

In October 1942, Esther Stermer, the matriarch of a Jewish family in the Ukraine, leads her family underground to hide from the pursuing Nazis -- and stays nearly a year and a half. Their harrowing story of survival living in near total darkness in two cold, damp caves is one like no other ever told. It was life...

 
Post Tenebras Lux

Post Tenebras Lux (limited release):

POST TENEBRAS LUX ("light after darkness"), ostensibly the story of an upscale, urban family whose move to the Mexican countryside results in domestic crises and class friction, is a stunningly photographed, impressionistic psychological portrait of a family and their place within the sublime, unforgiving natural world. Reygadas conjures a host of unforgettable, ominous...

 
Raanjhanaa

Raanjhanaa (limited release):

Discover the colours of love with Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor in their romantic film RAANJHANAA.

 
Rapture-Palooza

Rapture-Palooza (limited release):

Nowhere is safe from the effects of the Rapture in RAPTURE-PALOOZA, a new end of the world comedy from Lionsgate.

When the Apocalypse actually happens and a billion people are raptured up to heaven, Lindsey (Anna Kendrick, Pitch Perfect) and her boyfriend Ben (John Francis Daley, TV's "Bones") are left behind in suburban Seattle. The young couple tries their best to lead a...

 
Shadow Dancer

Shadow Dancer (limited release):

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker James Marsh (Man on Wire, Project Nim), Magnolia Pictures' SHADOW DANCER stars Andrea Riseborough (W.E., upcoming Oblivion), Gillian Anderson and Clive Owen.

A conspiracy thriller set around an act of betrayal within a tight knit family, the story centers around single mother Collette McVeigh (Riseborough) -- a Republican living in Belfast with her mother...

 
This Is Martin Bonner

This Is Martin Bonner (limited release):

In this Sundance Award Winning film we discover two men each searching in their quiet solitude to begin a new life amidst an unspoken need for encouragement and support.

Having recently declared bankruptcy, Martin Bonner has just uprooted his life to Reno from the East Coast, leaving behind two adult children and a life he spent decades building. He's working a new job as a volunteer he...

 
Vampire

Vampire (limited release):

Simon seems like a fairly normal, average young man who's devoted to his teaching job and ailing mother. Underneath the surface, however, things are not what they seem. Simon hunts through online chat rooms and message boards, searching for the perfect girl: beautiful, shy, and suicidal. Simon has a particular condition: he is compelled to drink blood.

 

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Jobs

Jobs (wide release):

It only takes one person to start a revolution.

The extraordinary story of Steve Jobs, the original innovator and ground-breaking entrepreneur who let nothing stand in the way of greatness.

The film tells the epic and turbulent story of Jobs as he blazed a trail that changed technology -- and the world -- forever.

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Kick-Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2 (wide release):

Kick-Ass, Hit Girl and Red Mist return for the follow-up to 2010's irreverent global hit: Kick-Ass 2. After Kick-Ass' (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) do-it-yourself vigilante bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes (Jim Carrey), our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist (Christopher Mintz...

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Lee Daniels' The Butler

Lee Daniels' The Butler (wide release):

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of 20th century America, Academy Award® nominated director Lee Daniels' (PRECIOUS) epic drama LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER tells the story of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), an African American butler who serves at the White House during seven presidential administrations between 1957 and 1986.

Inspired by Wil Haygood's...

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Paranoia

Paranoia (wide release):

The high stakes thriller Paranoia goes deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world (Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar, Adam Cassidy (Liam Hemsworth), seduced by unlimited wealth and power, falls...

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Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Ain't Them Bodies Saints (limited release):

Brought to life with exquisite detail and rich cinematography by Bradford Young (winner of the US Dramatic Cinematography Award at Sundance), the gritty landscape of 1970s Texas Hill Country is the backdrop for this mood-drenched collision of love and crime. After his pregnant wife (Rooney Mara) makes one false move during a bloody shootout, a bank robber (Casey Affleck) faces...

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Approximately Nels Cline

Approximately Nels Cline (limited release):

Best known as the lead guitarist of Wilco, endlessly inventive guitarist and avant-garde titan Nels Cline shares his harmonic creations alongside Scott Amendola and Devin Hoff, and special guests Carla Kihlstedt, Ron Miles, Yuka Honda, Ben Goldberg and Matthias Bossi in APPROXIMATELY NELS CLINE, a film by Academy Award® winning director Steven Okazaki.

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Austenland

Austenland (limited release):

AUSTENLAND is a romantic comedy about 30-something, single Jane Hayes (Keri Russell), a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with all things Jane Austen. But when she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen--crazed women, Jane's fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency--era gentleman suddenly become more real than she...

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Cutie and the Boxer

Cutie and the Boxer (limited release):

Cutie and the Boxer is an intimate, observational documentary chronicling the unique love story between Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, married Japanese artists living in New York. Bound by years of quiet resentment, disappointments and missed professional opportunities, they are locked in a hard, dependent love.

The film begins in Brooklyn, where the couple struggles...

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The Flu

The Flu (limited release):

Scheduled to hit the theaters in North America as well as Korea this August, "The Flu" is the first ever South Korean disaster film about a lethal viral pandemic. It has been garnering much attention after being voted first place in "Most Anticipated Film" survey conducted by Nate for August with a whopping 47%. The highly anticipated disaster film tells the story of panic, despair, and desperate struggle...

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Ghost Graduation

Ghost Graduation (limited release):

Directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera and stars Raul Arevalo, Alexandra Jimenez, Aura Garrido, Andrea Duro, Jaime Olias, Javier Bódalo, Alex Maruny, Carlos Areces, Joaquin Reyes, Silvia April and Luis Varela.

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Glickman

Glickman (limited release):

GLICKMAN is the triumphant story of Marty Glickman, a record-setting Jewish sprinter who, on the day of his race at the 1936 Nazi Olympics, was dropped from America's relay team to appease Adolph Hitler. Marty went on to become a beloved sports announcer in New York as he revolutionized sports broadcasting by inventing such classic basketball terms as "swish!" In a Hall of Fame...

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The Happy Sad

The Happy Sad (limited release):

Two young couples in New York--one black and gay, one white and heterosexual--find their lives intertwined as they create new relationship norms, explore sexual identity, and redefine monogamy.

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Herblock: The Black & the White

Herblock: The Black & the White (limited release):

Director Michael Stevens and Producer George Stevens, Jr. draw on their knowledge of the Capitol and the best minds in journalism to tell the tale of renowned cartoonist Herbert Block. Called by journalist Ted Koppel the 'most feared editorial columnist in the country', Block started cartooning in his Chicago teens and went on to win four Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential...

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In Search of Blind Joe Death

In Search of Blind Joe Death (limited release):

John Fahey began his musical journey in the Washington, D.C. area. His path would take him throughout the Mississippi Delta looking for musicians and the recordings they'd made in the 1920s and 30s. He spent much of his adult life based in Los Angeles, and Salem, Oregon when not performing throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. The record...

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Inch'Allah

Inch'Allah (limited release):

Chloe is a young Canadian obstetrician working in a makeshift clinic in a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank, where she treats pregnant women under the supervision of Michael, a French doctor.

Facing daily checkpoints and the separation barrier, Chloe is confronted with the conflict and the people it affects: Rand, a patient for whom Chloe develops a deep affection...

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Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara

Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara (limited release):

Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara (Again) is the story of an underworld don, Shoaib (Akshay Kumar), who killed his mentor in the past (Once Upon A Time In Mumbai) to gain supremacy and is now the ruling mafia king. His influence and power has spread right up to the Middle East, today. Shoaib is now a flamboyant, suave man who is feared and revered. Shoaib's...

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The Patience Stone

The Patience Stone (limited release):

In a country torn apart by war, Afghanistan or elsewhere...A young woman in her thirties watches over her older husband in a decrepit room. A bullet in the neck has reduced him to a comatose state. He has been abandoned by his fellow combatants and even by his own brothers. One day, the woman's vigil changes. She begins to speak truth to her silent husband, telling him about...

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Sole Survivor

Sole Survivor (limited release):

In the history of aviation, there have been fourteen large commercial plane crashes with one lone survivor. SOLE SURVIVOR offers the first glimpse into the lives of four sole survivors as they embark on a journey to understand their perplexing fate.

When Galaxy Flight 203 was in its final seconds, George Lamson pulled his legs above his head, an arbitrary decision that helped save his life...

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Spark: A Burning Man Story

Spark: A Burning Man Story (limited release):

Each year, 60,000 people from around the globe gather in a dusty windswept Nevada desert to build a temporary city, collaborating on large-scale art and partying for a week before burning a giant effigy in a ritual frenzy.

Rooted in principles of self-expression, self-reliance and community effort, Burning Man has grown famous for stirring ordinary people to shed their nine-to-five existence a...

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Standing Up

Standing Up (limited release):

STANDING UP, based on the classic young adult novel by Brock Cole, is an adventure about resilience and friendship. Twelve-year-old Grace and Howie, shy and awkward, become the victims of a cruel prank at summer camp. Stranded by their fellow campers on a wooded island without their clothes, the two are expected to be found, tearful and scared, the next morning. But from the moment they meet...

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This Is Martin Bonner

This Is Martin Bonner (limited release):

In this Sundance Award Winning film we discover two men each searching in their quiet solitude to begin a new life amidst an unspoken need for encouragement and support.

Having recently declared bankruptcy, Martin Bonner has just uprooted his life to Reno from the East Coast, leaving behind two adult children and a life he spent decades building. He's working a new job as a volunteer...

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Tiny Times 2.0

Tiny Times 2.0 (limited release):

The film is written and directed by the controversial Chinese writer/director Guo Jingming and is known as the Chinese version of TWILIGHT.

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Underdogs

Underdogs (limited release):

In the vein of Friday Night Lights and The Blind Side, UNDERDOGS is based on the inspirational true events of a high school football team no one expected to succeed.

In small town America, high-school football is everything. For the players, it provides notoriety and a possible ticket to a bigger world. For the community, it's a source of pride. Filmed in Canton, Ohio, UNDERDOGS focuses on the Knights...

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We the Parents

We the Parents (limited release):

WE THE PARENTS is a feature documentary film that follows a courageous group of parents in Compton, California who lead the first-ever attempt to take over their failing public elementary school using California's new "Parent Trigger" law. While the heart of the film follows the parents' struggle in Compton, the film also explores the origins of the "Parent Trigger" law and spread of this move...

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You Will Be My Son

You Will Be My Son (limited release):

Paul de Marseul, 65, runs his prestigious family wine estate with the passion and high standards handed down to him by his father and eleven previous generations. Paul was widowed long ago. His son Martin recently married Alice, and lives and works on the estate, restricted to administrative and sales tasks by his father. For purely subjective reasons, Paul cannot bring himself to entrust the vines...

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