Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions for week of October 7th

dear-white-people_784x0Ok kids…we are starting to warm up into awards season.  Last week, The Judge with Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall and The Good Lie with Reese Witherspoon hit theaters straight from the film festival circuit.

This week, one of my favs Dear White People opens along with some other goodies.  Check out the full list below…

Fury (2014) Poster

Fury (2014)

Certificate R 135 min   –   Action | Drama | War

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

David Ayer

The Best of Me (2014) Poster

The Best of Me (2014)

117 min   –   Drama | Romance

A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.

Michael Hoffman

The Book of Life (2014) Poster

The Book of Life (2014)

Certificate PG 95 min   –   Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy |Romance

Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Jorge R. Gutierrez

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Birdman (2014)

Certificate R 119 min   –   Comedy | Drama

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.
Dear White People (2014) Poster

Dear White People (2014)

Certificate R 100 min   –   Comedy | Drama

The lives of four black students at an Ivy League college converge after controversy breaks out due to the ill-conceived theme of the campus humor magazine’s annual Halloween party.

Justin Simien

Listen Up Philip (2014) Poster

Listen Up Philip (2014)

108 min   –   Drama

Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to promoting the novel. When Philip’s idol Ike Zimmerman offers his isolated summer home as a refuge, he finally gets the peace and quiet to focus on his favorite subject: himself.

Alex Ross Perry

The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014) Poster

The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

Certificate R Horror | Thriller

65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called ‘moonlight murders’ begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high school girl, with dark secrets of her own, may be the key to catching him.
Camp X-Ray (2014) Poster

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Certificate R 117 min   –   Drama

A soldier assigned to Guantanamo Bay befriends a man who has been imprisoned there for eight years.

Peter Sattler

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013) Poster

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013)

Certificate PG 137 min   –   Animation | Drama | Fantasy

An old man makes a living by selling bamboo. One day, he finds a princess in a bamboo. The princess is only the size of a finger. Her name is Kaguya. When Kaguya grows up, 5 men from prestigious families propose to her. Kaguya asks the men to find memorable marriage gifts for her, but the 5 men are unable to find what Kaguya wants. Then, the Emperor of Japan proposes to her.

Isao Takahata

Watchers of the Sky (2014) Poster

Watchers of the Sky (2014)

120 min   –   Documentary | Biography | History | News

Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term ‘genocide’. Inspired by Samantha Power’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, ‘A Problem From Hell’, ‘Watchers of the Sky’ traverses time and continents to explore genocide and the cycle of violence.

Edet Belzberg

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