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New Arrivals - Feature Films
Stella and Dot have been together for 31 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life's ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is legally blind. Dotty's prudish granddaughter, Molly, decides the best place for Dot is a nursing home that will provide all the necessities. This forces Stella and Dot to make a bold decision: they will leave their hometown in Maine and make their way to Canada, where same-sex marriage is legal.
The most personal film by Guillermo del Toro is also among his most frightening and emotionally layered. Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, The tale of a ten-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets. Del Toro effectively combines gothic ghost story, murder mystery, and historical melodrama in a stylish concoction that reminds us that the scariest monsters are often the human ones.
Revolves around an enigmatic smuggling ring's efforts to steal a priceless artifact and unfolds through the unique perspective of five characters, and shows how the choices of a single person can affect the outcome of things in a world where everything is interconnected.
The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is changing kids' lives. "Boy" is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for.
When former CIA agent Ben Logan finds himself suddenly targeted for termination, he is propelled into an all-out, frenzied run for his life with the only person left who needs him alive: The 15 year-old daughter he barely knows. The result is a stylishly intricate, non-stop espionage thriller that unravels an international conspiracy against a raw emotional underpinning.
Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth-talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds, battling Mother Nature for his survival.
After a blow to the head during his attempted robbery of a $27 million Goya painting, Simon, an art auctioneer, awakens to find that the painting, and his memory, are missing. Forced by his ruthless crime partner Frank to undergo hypnosis, Simon enters into a deadly love triangle with his seductive hypnotist.
In the heat of the summer of 1976, drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on the best end-of-term show the school has ever seen, with Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Two couples reunite over two incendiary evenings where anything can happen in this darkly comedic story of best friends, marriage, love, disappointment and dreams.
Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood.
Master of the martial art of "drunken boxing," Wong Fei-hung tries to stop a criminal ring smuggling valuable Chinese artifacts to England.
Jim is an average New Yorker living a peaceful life with a well-paying job and a loving family. Suddenly, everything changes when the economy crashes, resulting in Jim losing his job, home, and wife. Filled with rage, Jim snaps and goes to extreme measures to seek revenge for the life taken from him.
Inspired by a true story, it's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
China, 1899. In a land of exquisite beauty and timeless tradition a hedonistic young man known as 'Third Master' is the heir to a banking empire he cares little about. However, after his brother's wife is kidnapped he reluctantly submits to the pressure of his title as well as his overbearing father, Lord Kang. Lord Kang is determined to prepare his son for financial leadership by molding Third Master into his own image.
Twelve-year-old Greta's dad wakes her up before dawn and crams her and her siblings into a station wagon. They set off on a journey from New England to California. On the way, Tom assures the kids that Mom will soon join them. Greta believes him at first, older sister Caroline nonchalantly accepts his stories, and nine-year-old Nat is too young to suspect a thing. But Tom's mood shifts often, and the kids soon find themselves in unpleasant and dangerous situations.
In the much-anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.
Two teenage girls, Ginger and Rosa, are inseparable: they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers? frustrated domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, and the threat of nuclear holocaust escalates, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered by the clash of desire and the determination to grow up.
Earl Keese is a slightly overweight, fairly average guy who is approaching middle age. He leads a reasonably comfortable life with his family in their suburban home until the house next door is bought by a truly odd couple, Vic and Ramona, who quickly proceed to drive Earl crazy. Vic's lunatic behavior has Earl running in circles while Ramona's coarse seductiveness leaves him panting. In short, Earl's tranquil life is suddenly turned upside down. (Newly remastered)
Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th Century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper-dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must redeem himself by renouncing violence and devoting himself wholly to a life of peace and purity.
After a night out with friends, a Korean-American teenager accepts a late night ride home from a young firefighter only to be abducted and forced into prostitution by a human and drug trafficking ring. Renamed 'Eden' by her kidnappers, she soon learns the only way to survive is to earn the trust of those in charge. But as Eden's influence within the operation grows, she must decide just how much of herself she's willing to lose to survive.
A model has her rich, much older husband come with her to a photo shoot. But when their plane crashes in the middle of nowhere, a strong mind game erupts between the jealous husband and the younger photographer as they try to get back to civilization.
Bill, a struggling poet who pours his heart, soul, and last few dollars into starting a healthy food stand, surprising friends and customers with his dry wit and offbeat passion. Motivated by help from a rag-tag group of supporters and a budding romance with a poetry-loving customer, Bill strives to make a difference in the world, until surprising complications jeopardize his new friendships and threaten Bill's dreams for a hot dog-free future.
Tells the story of Maisie, a captivating little girl struggling for grace in the midst of her parents' bitter custody battle. Told through her eyes, Maisie navigates this ever-widening turmoil with a six-year-old's innocence, charm and generosity of spirit.
Retired FBI agent Terry McCaleb attempts to discover the identity of a serial killer.
A Princeton admissions officer, Portia Nathan, who is up for a major promotion, takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption.