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  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Scott Sanders
  • Country: USA
All you suckas gather round. This glorious '70s blaxploitation throwback is a fistful of chase scenes, gunfights, kung fu, pimps, and hos. Michael Jai White plays Black Dynamite, the smoothest, baddest mother to ever pick up a pair of nunchucks. When the CIA gives back his license to kill, Black Dynamite makes it his mission to keep smack out of orphanages at any cost. Can you dig it? |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Diane Bell
  • Country: USA
Reserved yoga instructor May's (Jessica Biel) peaceful, clean-living life is thrown out of balance by the arrival of her long-lost sister Shiva (Zosia Mamet), a street-smart yet naive young woman trapped in an abusive relationship. May feels compelled to rescue the hapless Shiva, but she finds herself increasingly drawn out of her sedate world and deeper into Shiva's chaotic one. With Edi Gathegi, Joe Anderson, Kate Burton, and Harry Hamlin. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Thriller, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s)
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  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Raymond De Felitta
  • Country: USA
While filming a documentary on racism in Mississippi in 1965, Frank De Felitta forever changed the life of an African-American waiter and his family. More than 40 years later, Frank's son Raymond (director of City Island) returns to the site of his father's film to examine the repercussions of their fateful encounter. This intensely personal film about children struggling to understand their parents is also a heartbreaking portrait of the legacy of intolerance. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Enid Zentelis
  • Country: USA
In this modern-day drama, Oscar®-winner Melissa Leo beautifully conveys the heart-wrenching struggle that comes with loving an addict. Complaining of back pain months after a car accident, Sylvie’s (Marin Ireland) addiction to painkillers is clear to everyone except her mother, Faye (Leo). A promising solution appears in Becket (Josh Hamilton), but relationships and loyalty are soon tested when his feelings fall in an unexpected place. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Relationships
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  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Dito Montiel
  • Country: USA
Soft-spoken bank employee Nolan Mack loves his wife, though their cavernous house only underscores how disconnected they’ve always been. Then, after meeting a troubled young man named Leo, an aimless drive down an unfamiliar street turns into a life-altering series of events. Robin Williams and Kathy Baker deliver quietly stirring performances in this touching film about finding the strength to be true to yourself at any age. |Read More
Drama, LGBT
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  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: John Crowley
  • Country: U.K.
A former juvenile offender released from prison after 14 years reenters society with the help of his counselor. Newcomer Andrew Garfield gives a stunning performance as the hesitant 24-year-old who must catch up with his peers while keeping his past a secret. |Read More
Drama, Crime
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  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Marion Vernoux
  • Country: France
In this sophisticated and sexy drama, a newly retired woman in her 60s (French cinema icon, Fanny Ardant) finds herself tumbling into an affair with a much younger man (Laurent Lafitte), her computer teacher at the local seniors’ club. As she finds herself courting danger—taking her young lover to places they could easily be discovered by her husband (Patrick Chesnais)—she must decide if her retirement will mark the end for her marriage, or a new beginning. |Read More
Female Director(s), Comedy, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s)


  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 79 minutes
  • Directed By: Billy Corben
  • Country: USA
More money, more problems. Sucked into bad investments, stalked by freeloaders, saddled with medical problems, and naturally prone to showing off, most pro athletes end up broke within a few years of retirement. Drawing surprisingly vulnerable confessions from retired stars like Bernie Kosar, Keith McCants, and Andre Rison, this fascinating documentary digs into the psychology of men whose competitive nature carries them to victory on the field and ruin off it. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Richard Dewey and Timothy Marrinan
  • Country: USA
Illustrated with performance, private videos, and recollections from those who knew him, this detailed and innovative documentary looks at the life of the always provocative artist Chris Burden, whose work consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art, from his notorious performances in the 1970s to his later assemblages, installations, kinetic and static sculptures, and scientific models. |Read More


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