Atragon (1963) (Japan)DVDTV-Y7Adventure/Family/Sci-Fi5/11Tadao Takashima, Yôko Fujiyama, Yû Fujiki - When an ancient underground civilization and their snake-like guardian plots to reclaim the surface world, those of the surface fight back. (Originally titled "Kaitei gunkan")
Bastards' Road (2020)DVDNRAdventure/War/Documentary5/11Walking 5,800 miles around the United States, Veteran Jonathan Hancock uses the solitude of the road and the company of his fellow Marine brothers and the families of their fallen to successfully manage his wounds from war. 8 wins and 8 nominations at international film festivals.
The Columnist (2019) (Netherlands)DVDNRComedy/Crime/Drama/Foreign5/11Genio de Groot, Katja Herbers, Rein Hofman - Columnist and author Femke is flooded with anonymous nasty messages and death threats on social media. One day she has enough and decides to take revenge.
The Final Stand (aka The Last Frontier) (2020) (Russia)DVDNRAction/Drama/Foreign/War5/11Artyom Gubin, Lubov Konstantinova, Igor Yudin, Aleksey Bardukov, Evgeniy Dyatlov - At the height of WWII, 3,500 young cadets from two Podolsk military schools are sent with their commanding officers to hold up the last line of defense outside of Moscow. This gritty, harrowing film tells the true story of the cadets' heroic stand in October, 1941.
In Action (2020)DVDNRAction/Comedy5/11Sean Kenealy, Eric Silvera - Sean and Eric are just two bumbling screenwriters drafting the "next big action flick", utterly oblivious to the insanity that awaits when the government intercepts their script, believing it to be a veritable terrorist plot. 6 wins and 1 nomination at regional film festivals.
Insight (2021)DVDNRAction/Martial Arts5/11Tony Todd, Keith David, Madeline Zima - Jian, a martial artist who possesses clairvoyance, investigates the death of his brother with the help of LA Detective Abby. Together, they seek justice while fighting against a high-tech criminal.
Land (2021)BLU/DVDPG-13Drama5/11Robin Wright, Demián Bichir, Sarah Dawn Pledge - A bereaved woman seeks out a new life, off the grid in Wyoming. Winner of the Best Supporting Actor (Demián Bichir) category in the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, and also the winner of Directors to Watch at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Lapsis (2020)DVDNRDrama/Mystery/Sci-Fi5/11Dean Imperial, Madeline Wise, Babe Howard - Struggling to support himself and his ailing younger brother, delivery man Ray takes a strange job in a strange new realm of the gig economy. 2 wins & 4 nominations at regional and international film festivals.
The Legend of Hei (2019) (China)BLU/DVDNRAnimation/Action/Adventure5/11Youji Wang, June Yoon, Kei Gambit - In bustling human world, various of goblins live peacefully with mankind. Luo Xiao-Hei, the cat demon, begins his journey of wandering because his forest home is destroyed. With sympathetic goblin partners and earnest human master appearing one after another, Hei is in the dilemma of which side will be his true attribution. 2 wins & 9 nominations international film festivals.
The Marksman (2021)BLU/DVDPG-13Action/Thriller5/11Katheryn Winnick, Liam Neeson, Teresa Ruiz - A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who've pursued him into the U.S.
The Mauritanian (2021)BLU/DVDRDrama/Thriller5/11Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Nouhe Hamady Bari, Saadna Hamoud - Mohamedou Ould Slahi fights for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Won 1 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actressin a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Jodie Foster. Another 2 wins & 14 nominations from international awards groups and film festivals
Morgue (2019) (Paraguay)DVDTV-MAHorror/Thriller/Foreign5/11Francisco Ayala, María del Mar Fernández, Abel Martínez - After a harrowing accident, the perpetually down-on-his-luck Diego Martinez accepts a gig as a security guard at the local morgue. He thought hed had a lucky break, but as the night wears on, eerie occurrences and the suddenly not-quite-lifeless body of the victim leave him to wonder: how much otherworldly rage does it take to wake the dead?
My Brother's Keeper (2020)DVDPG-13Drama/Family5/11Joey Lawrence, Robert Ri'chard, Keshia Knight Pulliam - Travis Fox is a returning veteran struggling with PTSD and his faith in God.
Never Gonna Snow Again (2020) (Poland, Germany)DVDUnratedDrama/Mystery5/11Alec Utgoff, Maja Ostaszewska, Agata Kulesza - Zhenia, a Russian-speaking immigrant from the East works as a masseur in Poland and becomes a guru-like figure in a wealthy gated community of his clients. 1 win & 15 nominations at international film festivals.
Nina Wu (2019) (Taiwan, Malaysia, Myanmar)DVDUnratedDrama/Foreign5/11Ke-Xi Wu, Vivian Sung, Kimi Hsia - After toiling for years in bit-parts, aspiring actress Nina Wu finally gets her big break with a leading role in a spy thriller set in the 1960s. The part, which calls for nudity and explicit sex scenes, is made all the more challenging thanks to the director's unending belittlements. While seemingly on the brink of professional triumph, Nina's psychological resolve begins to crack under the pressure. As she rushes to her childhood home following a family emergency, Nina begins suffering paranoid fantasies that a mysterious woman is stalking and attacking her. As Nina clings to memories of happier times, it seems that there is one crucial memory that she is repressing. 5 wins & 24 nominations at international film festivals.
The Obituary of Tunde Johnson (2019)DVDNRDrama/LGBT5/11Steven Silver, Spencer Neville, Nicola Peltz - A wealthy Nigerian-American teen is pulled over by police, shot to death and immediately awakens, reliving the same day over and over, trapped in a terrifying time loop - forced to confront difficult truths about his life and himself. 2 wins & 1 nomination at LGBT film festivals.
The Reason I Jump (2020)DVDNRDocumentary5/11Jim Fujiwara, David Mitchell, Jordan O'Donegan - Based on the book by Naoki Higashida, this immersive film explores the experiences of non-speaking autistic people around the world. 7 wins & 13 nominations at/from international awards groups and film festivals.
Scavenger (2019) (Argentina)DVDNRAction/Crime/Horror)5/11Nayla Churruarin, Eric Fleitas, Sofia Lanaro - In a post apocalyptic world with its own rules;Tisha, an assassin and organ dealer with a dark past, seeks revenge for a crime that marked her life.
A Suitable Boy (2020) (UK, India)DVDTV-14Drama/Romance/TV Miniseries)5/11Tanya Maniktala, Ishaan Khattar, Mahira Kakkar - A vast, panoramic tale charting the fortunes of four large families and exploring India and its rich and varied culture at a crucial point in its history. 2 wins & 2 nominations at international film festivals/awards groups.
Terror Lake Drive (2020)DVDNRDrama/Thriller/TV Miniseries5/11Donielle T. Hansley Jr., Shannon Kane, Malik Yoba - On the heels of a recent pandemic, and calls for Social Distancing, a single mother tries to dodge her troubled past by relocating to another city with her defiant teenager, only to discover there are forces that cannot be outrun.
Twilight's Kiss (2019) (Hong Kong)DVDNRDrama/LGBT/Foreign5/11Tai-Bo, Ben Yuen, Patra Au - A quiet portrayal of a gay relationship between two men in their twilight years. PAK, 70, a married taxi driver who refuses to retire meets HOI 65, a retired single father. Although both are secretly gay, they are proud of the families they have created through hard work and hardship over the years. As PAK and HOI fall in love they contemplate a possible future together. 16 wins & 26 nominations at international film festivals.
What Lies West (2019)DVDNRDrama5/11Nicolette Kaye Ellis, Chloe Moore, Anna Peterson - When new college graduate Nicolette takes a summer job babysitting the sheltered teen Chloe, the two must overcome a wide personality gap to take on a daring summer adventure that could fulfill both of their biggest dreams.