Drive, Straw Dogs and other films hit theaters today! We’ve got the full list of new releases for you below!
Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace(NR), Documentary – The film examines the personalities of Menachem Begin, Anwar El-Sadat, and Jimmy Carter who drove the peace process along with the secret liaisons, communications, and third-party world leaders who played roles in forging the Camp David Accords.
Connected (PG), Documantary – Explores the visible and invisible connections linking major issues of our time—the environment, consumption, population growth, technology, human rights and global economy.
Drive (R), Action – A nameless Hollywood stuntman moonlights as a freelance getaway driver during robberies. When a bank heist goes wrong, he ends up on the run with a contract on his head and an ex-con’s girlfriend in his car. Stars Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, and Bryan Cranston.
Happy, Happy (R), Drama – Family is the most important thing in the world to a teacher who is an eternal optimist in spite of living with a man who doesn’t find her “particularly attractive” anymore. But when “the perfect couple” moves in next door, she struggles to keep her emotions in check. Stars Agnes Kittelsen, Henrik Rafaelsen, and Joachim Rafaelsen.
Hermano (NR), Drama – Raised as brothers, intense teammates and competitors on the soccer field, Julio and Daniel have remained virtually inseparable ever since the newborn Daniel was found abandoned in a trash heap in their La Ceniza slum. The opportunity of their lives arrives when a football scout invites them to try out for the city’s top professional team, just as a tragic act of violence threatens to tear them apart and prevent them from achieving their dreams. Stars Eliu Armas and Fernando Moreno.
I Don’t Know How She Does It (PG-13), Comedy – A Boston-based financial management firm manager has a recently-downsized and their two young children. It’s a non-stop balancing act, but when Kate gets handed a major new account that will require frequent trips to New Yorkand her husband also wins the new job he’s been hoping for and both will be spreading themselves even thinner. Complicating matters is her charming new business associate who begins to prove an unexpected source of temptation. Stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Christina Hendricks, and Olivia Munn.
Jane’s Journey (NR), Documentary – The film travels with animal research and wildlife conservatist Jane Goodall across several continents from her childhood home in England, to the Gombe National Park in Tanzania.
My Afternoons With Marguerite (NR), Drama – An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman. Stars Gerard Depardieu, Sophie Guillemin, and Claire Maurier.
Restless (PG-13), Drama – Two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and lasting love. Stars Mia Wasikowska, Henry Lee Hopper, and Jane Adams.
Stay Cool (PG-13), Comedy – A successful author who is forced to confront an unrequited high school crush when he returns home to deliver a commencement address to graduating seniors. Stars Winona Ryder, Mark Polish, and Josh Holloway.
Straw Dogs (R), Thriller – A Hollywood screenwriter accompanies his wife as she returns to her hometown in Mississippi. Her ex-boyfriend, a former high school football hero, sees her return as an opportunity to reclaim glory. Stars James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, and Alexander Skarsgard.
The Weird World of Blowfly (NR), Documentary – Documents story of Miami musician Clarence Reid and his alter ego Blowfly, the original dirty rapper. A major force in the Miami soul scene of the 60s and 70s, Reid wrote Top-10 songs for some of the greatest R&B acts of the era, while at the same time, his X-rated recordings and stage antics as Blowfly made him a star of the “party record” scene.