Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive.
Writer-director Greta Gerwig has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.
Gabriela Diaz’s (Christina Milian) San Francisco design firm folds the week of her break-up. Inspired by a potent concoction of wine and Wi-Fi, she successfully enters a contest to “Win an Inn” overlooking New Zealand’s countryside. Thousands of airline miles later, she discovers The Bellbird Valley Farm boasts a crumbling facade, floorboard-treading goat, and meddling neighbor who covets the space.
This one is written and directed by Andrea Berloff and centers on Hell’s Kitchen in the 70’s, as three wives decide to take over their husbands’ rackets when they are sent to jail for a few years.
A race car driver bonds with his pup throughout life. This dog over the years has grown to have the same love of racing that his owner has. It has given him a better understanding of human nature and life’s meaning which helps him throughout the journey of his own life.
Three mothers decide to drive to New York to surprise their adult sons and to reconnect. But naturally it doesn’t go very smooth. Relationships have changed and dynamics have as well.
This film is inspired by the real-life events of the late 70’s through early 80’s when a group of Mossad agents used an abandoned coastal resort as a cover for smuggling thousands of refugees out of Sudan and into Israel, with the help of a small group of Ethiopians.
Watch the first official trailer for THE LIGHTHOUSE,
a nautical psychodrama from Robert Eggers, the acclaimed director of
The Witch. Starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.
Writer director Taika Waititi (THOR: RAGNAROK, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE), brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, JOJO RABBIT, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis as JoJo) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism. [Fox Searchlight]
“ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD” is the 9th film from Quentin Tarantino coming to theaters this weekend, featuring a stellar cast headlined by Margot Robbie, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Brad Pitt. This story in set in 1969 Hollywood and follows a once highly regarding actor named Rick Dalton and his stunt double Cliff Booth. They are seeing their grip on the industry fade away as Hollywood’s Golden Era winds down to its final years, which has started to cause a shift in the movie business that Dalton is having trouble coming to terms with.
Theodore “Theo” Decker was 13 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. The Goldfinch. [Warner Bros.]
“21 BRIDGES” follows an embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman), who 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 who 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 21 BRIDGES to prevent any entry or exit from the iconic island. [STXfilms]
Honorably discharged Special Ops soldier Pete Koslow’s (Joel Kinnaman) world is turned upside-down when he is jailed after a fight to protect his wife (Ana de Armas). He’s given a chance for early release by becoming an informant for the FBI (Academy Award nominees Rosamund Pike and Clive Owen) and using his covert skills in an operation to take down The General, the most powerful crime boss in New York.
“HUSTLERS” 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. [STXfilms]
Living in a modest shack in the Cuban countryside, thirteen year old Lili and her mother appear trapped in a meager, suffocating existence by her domineering father Eduardo. His sudden absence should represent a new freedom for the girl and her mother, but Lili is distraught, and we come to discover just how strong the influence of this monstrous man is over his family. In desperation at losing Eduardo, Lili carries out a ritual taught to her by a spiritualist to help bring him back, leading Lili to uncover a disturbing truth about her father’s disappearance.