The axe falls at the very beginning of Costa-Gavras's black comedy transposing a Donald Westlake novel to France, as Bruno (Jose Garcia), a chemist loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later,he still jobless, he hits on a solution: eliminating all the competetive applicants by killing them. | Read More
How far is too far when avenging the death of a lost love? When Davie (Alan Cumming) befriends the serial rapist responsible for his girlfriend's HIV-related death and his own infection, he is actually struggling to find the perfect means of revenge. But Davie may have to use an innocent child as the means to send the remorseless rapist to a horrifying demise. | Read More
Based on a True Story examines the real people and events that inspired the1975 film Dog Day Afternoon, starring Al Pacino. Film clips, archival news footage, plus interviews with hostages, police officers, and FBI agents capture the chaotic 14-hour standoff, but Stokman's recorded phone conversations with threatening, delusional convicted felon John Wojtowicz are the centerpiece of the documentary. In English. | Read More
Surrounded by death and the brutal lifestyle that feeds it, a Los Angeles gangbanger explores the history of Southern California street gangs from the 1950s through the 1990s in an attempt to fully understand his existence. Eloquently and passionately directed, Bastards of the Party humanizes the staggering casualties of the LA gang wars. In English.
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A bubbly soufflé of a screwball romantic comedy starring the film's writer-director as Elliot Sherman, who is the classic "guy left at the altar" in old romantic movies. Elliot could miss out on his perfect match because he is so focused on the blonde bombshell who will never love him, but might marry him. Also starring Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Williams, and Justin Theroux.
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Five journalists, photographer Molly Bingham, foreign correspondents Marie Colvin and Janine DiGiovanni, camerawoman Mary Rogers, and producer May Ying Welsh, share their experiences from the front lines of the most recent Iraqi-American war. This brutally graphic and honest video diary explores the challenges, sacrifices, and dangers experienced by female war reporters. In English and Arabic. A&E Indies.
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A cocky, gutsy take on the anguishing contradictions of polar opposite worlds,
this remake of the James Toback 1978 cult classic Fingers tells the story of Tom, a French urbanite caught between the crime underworld of his father and his late mother's wish for him to become a concert pianist. A Wellspring release. | Read More
A young Vietnamese (Damien Nguyen) undertakes an epic journey, traveling from Vietnam to New York to Texas in search of his father, an American soldier. Also featuring Bai Ling, Nick Nolte, and Tim Roth.
A Sony Pictures Classics release. | Read More
This docudrama chronicles the philosophies and activities of the hardcore bicycle gangs of New York City, as they vow to take back the streets. The bicycle gangs of New York are: Black Label, who ride tall bikes and wear gang colors; The Land Lords, who track bikes and krylon; The Bicycle Cherries, known for their dirty prom dresses and chains; and Denim Venom, who are the rockers. | Read More
Billy learns how “wonderful” the world would be if everyone were the same in this satirical re-creation of a 1950’s educational film. Though set in a time of conservative viewpoints and narrow-minded beliefs, the film raises a timely question: When it comes to the acceptance of other people, have we progressed as much as we think we have today? | Read More