Friday, May 10, 2019


1987: When the Day Comes (Korean) (Not Rated): In January 1987, a 22-year old college student dies during a police investigation. Under the orders of Director Park, the police request the body to be cremated in order to destroy evidence. Public Prosecutor Choi, who was on duty on the day of the incident, denies the request and calls for an autopsy.

Andhadhun (Hindi) (Not Rated): Residing in Pune, Aakash a blind pianist is privy to an aftermath of a murder. His conscience urges him to report the crime he has technically not 'witnessed', but is there more to him than meets the eye?

Bad Genius (Thai) (Not Rated): Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets her idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can't get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn's business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers. One day, Lynn is offered the opportunity to make millions of Baht. It is Pat and Grace who devise a plan for her to take the STIC test, an international standardized test for students wanting to enroll in the world's leading universities. What will Lynn do to convince Bank to overcome his moral dilemma and help them? How BAD will this GENIUS become?

Bahubali: The Beginning (Hindi) (Not Rated): Raised in a remote tribal village, Shlvudu grows up a carefree young man who relentlessly pursues his heart's desire. This leads him on an adventure to a completely unfamiliar territory. On this journey, he falls in love with Avantlka, a Nishada soldier.

Bahubali: The Conclusion (Hindi) (Not Rated): Having uncovered the truth of his legacy, Mahendra Baahubali, avenges the murder of his father, vowing revenge against the tyrannical ruler of the Mahishmati Kingdom, his uncle, Bhallaaladeva.

Boss: The Black Experience in Business (Rated TV-PG): The documentary seeks to illuminate, educate, and inform, by examining more than 150 years of African-American men and women, from those bound by bondage to moguls at the top of multimillion-dollar empires.

CapharnaĆ¼m (Arabic) (Rated R): After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise twelve-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

Cold Pursuit (Rated R): An action thriller infused with irreverent humor that stars Liam Neeson as Nels Coxman, a family man whose quiet life with his wife is upended following the mysterious death of their son. Nels's search for justice turns into a vengeful hunt for Viking, a drug lord he believes is connected to the death. As one by one Viking's associates “disappear,” Nels goes from upstanding citizen to ice-cold vigilante, letting nothing, and no one, get in his way.

Dark Figure of Crime (Korean) (Not Rated): A crime thriller about the fierce psychological confrontation between a detective and a killer who confessed to multiple murders.

Dukun (Malay) (Not Rated): Loosely based on the real murder case of Mona Fendy in 1993 Malaysia, a tale about the lure of riches, power, eternal youth, beauty, and the blood one must spill to achieve this. It centers on a conflicted lawyer, Karim, who is searching for his lost child, Nadia. His desperation leads him to be entangled with an alleged murderer, Diana Dahlan, who links the disappearance of Nadia to darker secrets that could cause Karim to lose everything. Includes forced English subtitles.

Fighting with My Family (Rated PG-13): Reformed gangster and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, and their daughter Saraya and son Zak make a living performing in tiny venues across the country. Ricky and Julia want a better life for their children, and when brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, it seems the family dream is coming true, and all their troubles will be solved. However, Saraya and Zak are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible as athletes.

Greta (Rated R): A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become fast friends, but the older woman's maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing is what it seems in this suspense thriller.

The Heiress (Not Rated): A graceful drawing-room drama and piercing character study driven by emotional uncertainty and lacerating cruelty, William Wyler's film, starring Montgomery Clift and Olivia de Havilland (in an Oscar-winning turn), is classic Hollywood filmmaking at its most psychologically nuanced.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Rated PG): Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they've known, and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together to protect everything they've grown to treasure.

Isn't It Romantic (Rated PG-13): New York City architect Natalie works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city's next skyscraper. And if things weren't bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare, a romantic comedy, and she is the leading lady.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (Rated PG): It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (Japanese) (Not Rated): A high school boy finds the diary of his classmate - only to discover that she's dying. Yamauchi Sakura has been silently suffering from a pancreatic disease, and now exactly one person outside her family knows. He swears to her that he won't tell anyone what he learned, and the shared secret brings them closer together in this deeply moving, first-person story that traces their developing relationship in Sakura's final months of life.

Odiyan (Malayalam) (Not Rated): With the arrival of electricity in Kerala in the early 20th century under British rule, the Odiyan clan, gangsters capable of shape-shifting in the darkness - find it difficult to survive. The last Odiyan (played by Mohanlal) spreads terror across the empire with his stealth attacks when his own kind are captured and ruthlessly killed.

Sanju (Hindi) (Not Rated): Follows the life of Sanjay Dutt, a film star who must contend with the adulation of his fans, various addictions, and prison.

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) (Japanese) (Rated R): On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft, and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence.

The Upside (Rated PG-13): A recently paroled ex-convict, Dell, strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a quadriplegic billionaire, Philip Lacasse, in this 'funny and warm-hearted buddy comedy.' From worlds apart, Dell and Philip form an unlikely bond, bridging their differences and gaining invaluable wisdom in the process, giving each man a renewed sense of passion for all of life's possibilities.

What Men Want (Rated R): Ali Davis is left on the outside by her fellow sports agents because she is a woman in a male-dominated profession, but she acquires an unexpected edge when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts.

Youth (Mandarin) (Not Rated): When Xiaoping joins the military, delicate dreams are dashed by the events of a China undergoing revolution. The devastating Sino-Vietnamese War crashes into 1970s China, changing the lives of the army's young new recruits forever.


Better Call Saul Season 4 (Not Rated): A family tragedy catalyzes Jimmy McGill's transformation into Saul Goodman and, as Jimmy enters the criminal world, he puts his future as a lawyer and his relationship with Kim Wexler in jeopardy.

Call the Midwife Season 8 (Rated TV-14): It is now 1964 and it's evident how the times are changing: from the beacon of the contraceptive pill and the shadow of the 1967 Abortion Act, to the introduction of a new cancer-screening program. The nuns and nurses continue to face a variety of challenging issues including interracial adoption, cleft palate, sickle cell and cot death. And for one of the team, romance could be on the horizon.

Outlander Season 4 (Rated TV-MA): Season Four continues the story of Claire and Jamie Fraser as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America. The Frasers in North Carolina are at another turning point in history, the edge of the American Revolution. Along the way, the Frasers cross paths with notorious pirate Stephen Bonnet in a fateful meeting that will haunt the family. Meanwhile, Brianna and Roger grow closer in the twentieth century but make a shocking discovery that has them following in Claire₂s footsteps.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019


A Dog Way's Home (Rated PG): As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic, 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Along the way, the lost but spirited dog touches the lives of an orphaned mountain lion, a down-on-his-luck veteran and some friendly strangers who happen to cross her path.

Beginner Tai-Chi for Health (Not Rated): Mirror-View exercises that are presented in two easy, low-impact, whole-body routines, each fifteen minutes in length, ideal for those with limited time. Includes a demonstration of the 16-movement tai chi form.

Bumblebee (Rated PG-13): A teenager trying to find her place in the world discovers and repairs a battle-scarred robot disguised as a Volkswagen Beetle.

Glass (Rated PG-13): Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

The Invisibles (Not Rated): While Nazi propaganda minister Josef Goebbels infamously declared Berlin "free of Jews" in 1943, 1,700 Jewish Berliners managed to survive in the Nazi capital. Claus Rafle's gripping docudrama traces the stories of four real-life survivors who learned to hide in plain sight.

Kid Who Would Be King (Rated PG): Alex believes he is just another nobody until he stumbles upon Excalibur, the mythical sword in the stone. He unites the wizard Merlin, his enemies, and his friends to take on Morgana, the enchantress.

The Mule (Rated R): A broke Korean War veteran, played by Clint Eastwood, in his 80s unknowingly becomes a drug mule for a Mexican cartel.

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (Rated PG): After the death of his wife, Carson Drew decides to leave Chicago behind and make a fresh start with his daughter in River Heights. But for sixteen-year-old Nancy Drew, life in a small town is mighty dull. She longs for excitement, adventure, and the chance to make a difference. Nancy gets that opportunity when she is asked to help solve the ghostly activity at the Twin Elms mansion. Can she help explain the creaking footsteps, exploding lightbulbs, and the ominous creature?

On the Basis of Sex (Rated PG-13): The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's early years as a lawyer and the ground-breaking gender discrimination case she takes on.

Refugees of Shangri-La: The Story of Bhutan's Forgotten People (Not Rated): After twenty years surviving refugee camps in Nepal, the Kingdom of Bhutan's forgotten exiles abandon hopes of returning to their lost land and seek a new life in a place called America.

Replicas (Rated PG-13): In this suspenseful sci-fi thriller, Keanu Reeves stars as William Foster, a neuroscientist on the verge of transferring human consciousness into a computer when his beloved wife and children are killed in a car crash. Desperate to resurrect his family, William recruits a fellow scientist to help secretly clone their bodies. When William learns that he can only replicate three of the four family members, he makes a decision with fateful consequences.

Serenity (Rated R): The story of a fishing boat captain who is approached by his ex-wife to murder her abusive new husband.

Vice (Rated R): Christian Bale stars as Dick Cheney in this epic tale of how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly becomes the most powerful man in the world. Co-starring Amy Adams, Steve Carell, and Sam Rockwell, it is a darkly comic look behind the scenes of American politics.


Victoria Season 3 (Rated TV-PG): The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.


Aquaman (Rated PG-13): An action-packed adventure that reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime -- one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but also to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be: a king.

Creed II (Rated PG-13): Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family's past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what's worth fighting for, and discover that nothing's more important than family.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Rated PG-13): After Gellert Grindelwald escapes from custody, Newt Scamander is called upon by Albus Dumbledore to stop Grindelwald's plan for pure-blood wizards to rule over non-magical beings.

The Favourite (Rated R): In early 18th-century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her closest friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country while tending to Anne's ill health and volatile temper. But when new servant Abigail arrives, she schemes to return to her aristocratic roots and competes to become the Queen's favorite.

Green Book (Rated PG-13): When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on a book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans.

If Beale Street Could Talk (Rated R): A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year-old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.

Instant Family (Rated PG-13): When Pete and Ellie choose to start their family, they stumble headfirst into the world of foster care adoption. After they learn their perfect foster child comes with two other siblings, Pete and Ellie find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight and must hilariously learn the ropes of instant parenthood if they hope to become a real family.

King of Thieves (Rated R): A true crime film about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on the infamous true events.

Mary Poppins Returns (Rated PG): After Mary Poppins departed London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults. When Michael becomes a single father  of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home again to try to help Michael and his family cope and move beyond their grief. Time passes quickly for most normal mortals. Mary Poppins has never been normal. Although it's now the 1930s, she looks exactly the same. Her message to Michael, Annabel, John, George and Ellen, the family's housekeeper, about enjoying life and loved ones is also still the same.

Mortal Engines (Rated PG-13): Hundreds of years after our civilization was destroyed, a new world has emerged. A mysterious young woman named Hester Shaw leads a band of outcasts in the fight to stop London, now a giant predator city on wheels, from devouring everything in its path.

Padre (Rated R): In search of justice, retired U.S. judge Randall Nemes and his hired gun, Gaspar, track down a small-time con man posing as a priest in a small Columbian tow, only to be thrown off-course by a sixteen-year-old local girl intent on reuniting with her little sister in the U.S.

Reprisal (Rated R): A bank manager haunted by a violent heist that took the life of a coworker teams up with his ex-cop neighbor to bring down the assailant, initiating an explosive counterattack that brings all three men to the breaking point.

Second Act (Rated PG-13): A big box store worker reinvents her life story to land a job in the corporate side of the company she works for. After the aid of a fabricated resume and social network profile, she is offered the position, where she tries to prove what street smarts can do.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Rated PG): Miles Morales is the new Spider-Man but must also walk the balance between his personal high school & family life and his life as a superhero. While being Spider-Man, he becomes familiar with the Spider-Verse, where there are endless variations on Spider-Man. One of the Spider-Man variations living inside the Spider-Verse is Spider-Man, Peter Parker, who guides Miles in his journey as the new Spider-Man and introduces him to the multitude of other Spider-Men, including Spider-Man Noir and Spider-Ham. All of the various Spider-Men will have to band together when villains threaten the safety of the Spider-Verse and of the world itself.

Stan & Ollie (Rated PG): The story of aging comedy duo Laurel and Hardy trying to reignite their film careers with a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.


House of Cards Season 6 (Not Rated): After the death of her husband, Claire Underwood becomes the first female President of the United States, but faces formidable threats to her legacy.

Krypton Season 1 (Rated TV-14): What if Superman never existed? Set two generations before the destruction of Superman's home planet, this story follows Seg-El, the legendary Man of Steel's grandfather, who is faced with a life-and-death conflict: save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson. With Krypton's leadership in disarray, Seg must balance the quest to redeem his family's honor and protect the ones he loves while being challenged by Brainiac and Adam strange.

Stranger Things Season 2 (Rated TV-14): It's been almost a year since Will's disappearance, but life is hardly back to normal in Hawkins.