SILENCE Adventure, Drama, History
Two 17th-century Portuguese missionaries, Father Sebastian Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Father Francisco Garupe (Adam Driver), embark on a perilous journey to Japan to find their missing mentor (Liam Neeson). While there, the two men minister to the Christian villagers who worship in secret. If caught by feudal lords or ruling samurai, they must renounce their faith or face a prolonged and agonizing death.
Director: Martin Scorsese Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson
SLEEPLESS Action, Crime, Thriller
Undercover police officer Vincent Downs (Jamie Foxx) thrives in the high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground of Las Vegas. But when a heist goes wrong and a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son, Downs must evade an internal affairs investigation, rescue his son, and bring the kidnappers to justice all in one pulse-pounding, action-packed sleepless night.
Director: Baran bo Odar Cast: Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, Gabrielle Union, Scoot McNairy, Octavius J. Johnson
THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM Drama, Horror, Thriller
Dana (Kate Beckinsale), her husband David and their 5-year-old son Lucas start a new life after moving from the hustle and bustle of Brooklyn, N.Y., to a stately old manor in the quiet countryside. After settling in, Dana starts to experience terrifying visions and dreams that she cannot explain. The mystery grows when she stumbles upon a secret room in the attic. After finding the key and unlocking the door, Dana discovers the dark history of the family that lived there in the 19th century.
Director: D.J. Caruso Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Mel Raido, Duncan Joiner, Lucas Till
DOG JACK Drama, War
An escaped slave boy joins the Pennsylvania 102nd Volunteers with his dog Jack and a tremendous fear of confronting his former captors yet an all-encompassing desire to take vengeance on them and free his mother and sister back at his former plantation. Jed mistrusts white people yet is drawn to two members of his company – a hardened veteran who tries to use Jed’s bitterness to make him a soldier and a chaplain who is against the war. The war for Jed’s soul intensifies when Jed must face the regiment led by his former master, now a general in the confederate army.
Director: Edward T. McDougal Cast: Louis Gossett Jr., Benjamin Gardner, Frank Kasy
WINGS OF THE WIND Drama, Family
Set in 1946, Rose Cornell, a resolute young woman, struggles with her faith having been abandoned by her mother, her brother addicted to illegal gambling and a near tragic crash that has taken away flying airplanes. Rose tries to find an answer to the age old question, “God if you’re in control, why do bad things happen?”
Director: Kim Robinson Cast: Nicole Mauck, Alfred LaFleur, Jesse Massaro, Tony West, Lexi Baumeyer, Charlotte Arnold
1500 STEPS: LIFE IS A RACE Drama
A touching coming of age story, a transforming journey towards self belief and brilliance. A cross between Chariots of Fire and The Karate Kid, this high school drama is set in the beautiful Sydney beach suburb of Cronulla.
Director: Josh Reid Cast: Alex Fechine, Laura Jane Benson, Jack Matthews, Keith Thomas, Richard Carwin, Dave White
ECHO RHYME Drama
Frank, a professional counterfeiter from a wealthy mob family, discovers he needs a new heart after being shot when accepting a bribe from a dirty cop. In a twist of fate, he receives the heart of the man (Chris) he was supposed to kill two weeks earlier. Learning from the deceased mans wife, Katie, what kind of man Chris was, Frank starts to have a change of heart. With a bounty now on his head, Frank has to flea the country and finds himself mixed up in a bad situation with a unique set of circumstances that will test his new heart and if he really has changed.
Director: Caleb Johnson Cast: Timothy Paul Taylor, Mardell Elmer, Theo Kostaridis
BADGE OF FAITH Biography, Family
Bryan Lawrence, a cop who’s dedicated his career “To Protect and Serve”, has a chance encounter with two fugitives that ends with Bryan being kicked in the face, paralyzing him from the neck down. He finds himself in a whole new world and completely helpless. The doctors say he will never walk again, but Bryan refuses to give up on a promise he made to his future daughter-in-law, that he would walk her down the aisle.
Director: Donald Leow Cast: Andrew Lauer, Ashley Bratcher, Chase Pitts, Rebecca Rogers, Danny Vinson, Irene Santiago
TRAINSPOTTING T2 Drama
First there was an opportunity… then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.
Director: Danny Boyle Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller
SHOPKINS: CHEF CLUB Animation, Short, Family
Life’s never ordinary in Shopville, but things are about to get a little extraordinary with the arrival of the Chef Club, hosted by new-Shoppie-on-the-block Peppa Mint and her Shopkin pals. To be accepted, the Shoppies will have to sing, dance, boil and blanch their way to victory. But it’s not just the pots that simmer.
Cast: Erika Harlacher, Marieve Herington, David Lodge