American Sicario (2021)DVDRAction/Crime/Drama12/14Danny Trejo, Maya Stojan, Maurice Compte, Johnny Rey Diaz - American gangster Erik Vasquez (Philippe A. Haddad) is scheming to become the top dog in the Mexican underworld, only to find himself making enemies out of both the powerful cartels and his own allies.
The Auschwitz Report (2021) (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany)DVDNRDrama/History/War/Foreign12/14Noel Czuczor, Peter Ondrejicka, John Hannah - This is the true story of Freddy and Walter - two young Slovak Jews who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning and with the help and the resilience of their fellow inmates, they manage to escape. While the inmates they had left behind courageously stand their ground against the Nazi officers, the two men are driven on by the hope that their evidence could save lives. Emaciated and hurt, they make their way through the mountains back to Slovakia. With the help of chance encounters, they finally manage to cross the border and meet the resistance and The Red Cross. They compile a detailed report about the systematic genocide at the camp. However, with Nazi propaganda and international liaisons still in place, their account seems to be too harrowing to believe.
Bedtime Story (1964)DVDNRComedy12/14Marlon Brando, David Niven, Shirley jones - Two scam artists prey on women for their money. They clash in a Mediterranean hot spot. Will the cultured, high-class con artist come out on top, or will the rough small-change scammer rise to win the wager?
The Card Counter (2021) (UK, China, USA)DVDRCrime/Drama/Thriller12/14Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, Willem Dafoe - Redemption is the long game in Paul Schrader's The Card Counter. Told with Schrader's trademark cinematic intensity, the revenge thriller tells the story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past.
Dangerous (2021)BLU/DVDRAction/Thriller12/14Scott Eastwood, Kevin Durand, Famke Janssen, Mel Gibson - A reformed sociopath journeys to a remote island to investigate the mystery behind his brother's demise, but soon ends up facing off with more than he bargained for.
Dramarama (2020)DVDNRComedy/Drama/LGBTQ12/14Megan Suri, Nico Greetham, Zak Henri - In 1994, a closeted teen struggles to part ways with his 4 high school drama friends at their final slumber party before they leave for college. 7 wins & 12 nominations at numerous international LGBTQ film festivals.
Hearts of Winter (2020)DVDTV-GDrama/Romance12/14Jill Wagner, Victor Webster, Lauren McNamara - An interior designer brings new life to the house of a widower and his daughter and finds love in the process.
Holler (2020)DVDRDrama12/14Pamela Adlon, Jessica Barden, Gus Halper - To pay for her education, and the chance of a better life, a young woman joins a dangerous scrap metal crew. 2 wins & 4 nominations at various US film festivals.
I am Syd Stone (2020)DVDNRDrama/LGBTQ/TV Series12/14Travis Nelson, Benjamin Charles Watson, Daiva Johnston - While shooting a film in a small town, a famous actor puts his personal life and career in jeopardy by starting an intense affair with another man. 2 wins & 3 nominations at several US and Canada film festivals.
Language Lessons (2021)Blu-ray onlyNRComedy/Drama12/14Mark Duplass, Natalie Morales, Desean Terry - A Spanish teacher and her student develop an unexpected friendship. 3 wins & 3 nominations at 5 international film festivals.
Manifest: Season 3DVDTV-14Drama/Mystery/Sci-Fi/TV Series12/14Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, J.R. Ramirez - A commercial airliner suddenly reappears after being missing for five years. As those aboard reintegrate into society, they experience guiding voices and visions of events yet to occur, and soon a deeper mystery unfolds.
Memory House (2020) (Brazil, France)DVDNRDrama12/14Antonio Pitanga, Ana Flavia Cavalcanti, Sam Louwyck - Cristovam, a native from the brazilian hinterland, works in a milk factory in a former Austrian colony in Brazil. He feels lonely, ostracized by cultural and ethnic differences. One day, he discovers an abandoned house filled with objects that remind him of his origins. He slowly settles in this house. Curiously, more objects start to appear without explanation, as if the place was "alive". 3 wins & 10 nominations at 8 international film festivals.
The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021) (US, Canada, Hong Kong)BLU/DVDPGAnimation/Adventure/Comedy12/14Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph - A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope. 1 win & 4 nominations at the Hollywood Critics Association and the Hollywood Music In Media Awards
Playdurizm (2020) (Czech Republic)DVDUnratedDrama/Fantasy/Horror12/14Austin Chunn, Gem Deger, Issy Stewart - When a teenager finds himself caught in a glitchy-glitzy reality with his onscreen male idol, he does all he can to be possessed by this man and ignore the violent clues of how he got there. 6 wins (4 for best feature film) & 1 nomination at international "underground" film festivals.
Pond Life (2018) (UK)DVDNRDrama12/14Tom Varey, Esme Creed-Miles, Angus Imrie - Summertime, 1994. In a quiet mining village just outside Doncaster, a rumour stirs about the legend of a giant carp in the nearby decoy ponds. Trevor takes watch one night at the water's edge. The following night, he decides to lead a brigade of young friends and neighbours on a fishing expedition. In a world of broken families, cassette tapes and rumbling political fever, these friends, each with their own struggles to bear, share a moment of harmony as they witness the carp for themselves that they will never forget.
Saint-Narcisse (2020) (Canada)DVDUnratedComedy/Drama/Romance/LGBTQ12/14Félix-Antoine Duval, Tonia Kontoyanni, Alexandra Petrachuk - When a young man who thought his mother was dead discovers that she may still be alive, he goes on a quest to find her. His journey takes him to a remote cabin in the woods where his mother lives in exile with a mysterious young woman. 1 win & 4 nominations international film festivals.
South of Heaven (2021)DVDNRAction/Crime/Drama12/14Jason Sudeikis, Evangeline Lily, Mike Colter - Convicted felon Jimmy gets early parole after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Upon his release, he vows to give Annie, his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best last year of her life - unfortunately it's not that simple.
Undine (2020) (Germany, France)DVDUnratedDrama/Fantasy/Mystery/Foreign12/14Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski, Maryam Zaree - Undine works as a historian lecturing on Berlin's urban development. But when the man she loves leaves her, the ancient myth catches up with her. Undine has to kill the man who betrays her and return to the water. 8 wins & 16 nominations at international film festivals.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)BLU/DVDPG-13Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi12/14Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris - Eddie Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution.