TREVOR NOAH: WELCOME TO AMERICA Comedy
South Africa’s favourite comedian went to America to chase his dream. Not only has he found fame as host of The Daily Show, but also a new hobby: Racism-Spotting!
Filmed at The Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C., on the American leg of his Lost in Translation tour, Trevor brings his unique world-view and global analysis of American culture to the forefront. From being sold out by a Middle Eastern guy on a plane over an Ebola scare, to trying to figure out why there are no Mexican Jedi in the Star Wars films, Trevor pokes fun at his experience of life in America as a foreigner.
Director: David Paul Meyer Cast: Trevor Noah
THE CONFIRMATION Comedy
Clive Owen shines in this irresistible comedy as Walt, a down-on-his luck carpenter tasked with entertaining his eight-year-old son Anthony while Anthony’s mom (Maria Bello) and her new husband are away. But when Walt’s prized toolbox is stolen, a quiet father-and-son weekend turns into an adventure of a lifetime. Aided by an oddball drywall repairman (Patton Oswalt), Walt and Anthony go on a wildly funny search for the thieves—and find something they never imagined: a true family connection.
Director: Bob Nelson Cast: Clive Owen, Jaeden Lieberher, Maria Bello, Patton Oswalt
TERM LIFE Crime, Drama, Thriller
A black comedy thriller based on the graphic novel of the same name. A vengeful drug lord (Jordi Mollà) and three corrupt cops pursue a thief (Vince Vaughn) and his estranged daughter (Hailee Steinfeld).
Director: Peter Billingsley Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Annabeth Gish, Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Terrence Howard,
Bill Paxton, William Levy, Mike Epps, Taraji P. Henson
GODS OF EGYPT Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In this spectacular action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation.
Director: Alex Proyas Cast: Brenton Thwaites, Gerard Butler, Courtney Eaton
REMEMBER Drama, Thriller
Remember is the contemporary story of Zev (Christopher Plummer), who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some 70 years ago is living in America under an assumed identity. Despite the obvious challenges, Zev sets out on a mission to find the guilty man and deliver long-delayed justice with his own trembling hand. What follows is a remarkable cross-continent road-trip with remarkable consequences.
Director: Atom Egoyan Cast: Christopher Plummer, Dean Norris, Martin Landau,
Jürgen Prochnow, Bruno Ganz, Henry Czerny, Peter DaCunha, Sofia Wells
THE KNICK Season 2 Drama
A series of misfortunes leaves the Knick facing a state of upheaval in this season of Steven Soderbergh’s Emmy(R)-nominated series that takes a look at the professional and personal lives of the staff at New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital in the early part of the twentieth century. With Thackery (Clive Owen) away to treat his cocaine addiction, a dearth of affluent patients and financial missteps plaguing the NYC hospital, the board decides to relocate uptown. Meanwhile, gifted black surgeon Algernon Edwards (Andre Holland) jockeys to become Thackery’s successor as Chief of Surgery as the rest of the staff grapples with numerous challenges, both at work and in their private lives.
Creators: Jack Amiel, Michael Begler Cast: Clive Owen, André Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano, Cara Seymour, Eric Johnson
SUITS Season 5 Legal Drama
Mike’s past catches up… Harvey hires a new secretary but struggles with losing Donna. After a panic attack he seeks therapy to address his abandonment issues… Hardman threatens a hostile takeover of Pearson Specter Litt, with Soloff as his involuntary right-hand man… Harvey and Mike fight to keep Mike out of jail and Donna returns to Harvey’s desk to support them… Mike chooses at the final hour to turn himself in for a two-year prison sentence so that no one else will go to jail for his mistake. Harvey discovers that the jury verdict would have been not guilty, devastating everyone…
Creator: Aaron Korsh Cast: Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty, Gina Torres, Amanda Schull, Wendell Pierce, D.B. Woodside
XFILES Season 10 Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
FBI agents Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, are reuinted and begin investigating strange occurrences that have the potential to pose global threats.
Creator: Chris Carter Cast: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis, Joel McHale, Lauren Ambrose as Agent Einstein, Robbie Amell