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alohaAloha

Drama PG-13

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs, the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii, and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.

Citizenfour

Documentary R

citizenfourWith unprecedented access, this gripping behind-the-scenes chronicle follows award winning director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s remarkable encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.

Iris

Documentary PG-13

irisAn in-depth look into the life of fashion icon Iris Apfel, and her husband of over 60 years: the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York & Palm Beach fashion scenes. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, Iris continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression.

Two Days One Night

Foreign PG-13

two days one nightSandra has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. So, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority of their votes, before time runs out.

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danny collinsDanny Collins

Drama R

Aging rocker Danny Collins can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love, and begin a second act.

The Gunman

Action R

gunmanA sniper on an unscrupulous slaying team kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier’s successful kill shot requires him to go into hiding to safeguard himself and his team from revenge. Terrier goes back to the Congo years later, but soon discovers himself to be the target of a paid hit gang associated with the minister’s assassination.

3 Hearts

Foreign PG-13

3 heartsOne night in provincial France, Marc meets Sylvie after missing his train back to Paris. Instantly and intensely drawn to one another, they wander through the streets until morning in rare, almost choreographed harmony. A thwarted plan for a second meeting sends each in a separate direction: Sylvie reunites with her ex and leaves France; Marc falls in love and marries.

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What We Do in the ShadowsWhat We Do in the Shadows

Comedy R

Vulvus, Viago, and Deacon are vampires who live here, among us. They are real vampires; undead, immortal creatures who stalk the night and search for human blood, preferably virgins. Witness the many horrid, abominable aspects of vampire life, such as hunting and feeding, vampire rivalry and fighting with werewolves, as well as normal night to night aspects that make them not so different from us like keeping the flat clean, jobs, shopping, meeting people and trying to fit in.

Kung Fu KillerKung Fu Killer

Action NR

A martial arts instructor from the police force gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.

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Clouds Of Sils MariaClouds Of Sils Maria

Drama R

At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. Back then she played the role of an alluring young girl but now she is being asked to step into the older role. With her assistant Maria prepares to play opposite a young Hollywood starlet and finds herself on the other side of the mirror, face to face with an unsettling reflection of herself.

Ex MachinaEx Machina

Sci Fi R

Caleb, a 24-year-old coder at the world’s largest Internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company’s reclusive CEO, Nathan. But when Caleb arrives he finds that he will have to participate in a fascinating experiment with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot woman, Ava. Truths, emotions, and motives are blurred as the relationship between Caleb, Ava, and Nathan intensifies. Also available in Blu-Ray DVD.

It FollowsIt Follows

Horror R

For nineteen-year-old Jay, the fall should be about school, boys, and weekends at the lake. Yet, after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she suddenly finds herself plagued by nightmarish visions; she can’t shake the sensation that someone, or something, is following her. As the threat closes in, Jay and her friends must somehow escape the horrors that are only a few steps behind.

Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Comedy PG

Paul Blart Mall Cop 2After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a holiday, and when duty calls, Blart answers.

 

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Comedy PG

Second Best Exotic Marigold HotelAs the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

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woman in goldWoman in Gold

PG-13 Drama

Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court.

71’71

Action R

A British soldier is caught behind enemy lines in Belfast 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien, and deadly landscape.

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get-hardGet Hard

Comedy R

A millionaire is pegged for fraud and sentenced to time in prison. He turns to a criminal friend to help prepare him to go.- This hasn’t arrived yet but should by tomorrow

While We’re Young

Comedy R
While We’re YoungA middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.
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loftThe Loft

Drama R

Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city–a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved.

Seventh SonSeventh Son

Action PG-13

When Mother Malkin, the queen of evil witches, escapes the pit she was imprisoned in by professional monster hunter Spook decades ago and kills his apprentice, he recruits young Tom, the seventh son of the seventh son, to help him.

Timbuktu

Drama PG-13

timbuktuA cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives — which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith — abruptly disturbed.

Unfinished Business

Unfinished BusinessComedy R

A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable – and unimaginable.

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