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Mar 042019
 

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Release Date: Streaming & Select Theaters March 1, 2019
Cast: Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Aïssa Maïga, Lily Banda, Lemogang Tsipa, Philbert Falakeza, with Joseph Marcell and Noma Dumezweni
Directed by: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Written by: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Based on the book “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Genre: Drama
Distributor: Netflix
Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Based on the true story of William Kamkwamba.

Triple Frontier
Release Date: Streaming & Select Theaters March 15, 2019
Cast: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Pedro Pascal, Adria Arjona
Directed byJ.C. Chandor
Written byJ.C. Chandor
Genre: Drama, Action
Distributor: Netflix
A group of former Special Forces operatives (Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund and Pedro Pascal) reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for self instead of country.  But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival. Directed by Academy Award® nominee J.C. Chandor (Margin Call, All Is Lost, A Most Violent Year) and co-written by Chandor and Academy Award® winner Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty).

The Dirt
Release Date: Streaming March 22, 2019
Cast: Douglas Booth, Colson Baker, Daniel Webber, Iwan Rheon
Directed by: Jeff Tremaine
Written by: Rich Wilkes, Tom Kapinos, and Amanda Adelson
Producers: Erik Olsen, Julie Yorn, Allen Kovac
Distributor: Netflix
Based on the bestselling autobiography from Mötley Crüe, the film is an unflinching tale of success and excess as four misfits rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame.

The Highwaymen
Release Date: Streaming & Select Theaters March 29, 2019
Cast: Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates, John Carroll Lynch, Thomas Mann, Kim Dickens
Directed by: John Lee Hancock
Written by: John Lee Hancock, Scott Frank, John Fusco
Genre: Drama, Crime
Distributor: Netflix
The outlaws made headlines. The lawmen made history. From director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), THE HIGHWAYMEN follows the untold true story of the legendary detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde. When the full force of the FBI and the latest forensic technology aren’t enough to capture the nation’s most notorious criminals, two former Texas Rangers (Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson) must rely on their gut instincts and old school skills to get the job done.

Someone Great
Release Date: Streaming April 19, 2019
Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Brittany Snow, DeWanda Wise, Lakeith Stanfield
Directed by: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson
Written by: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson
Produced by: Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Anthony Bregman, Peter Cron, Gina Rodriguez
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Distributor: Netflix
Aspiring music journalist Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) has just landed her dream job at an iconic magazine and is about to move to San Francisco. Rather than do long distance, her boyfriend of nine years (Lakeith Stanfield) decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, Jenny gathers up her two best friends Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow) for one outrageous last adventure in New York City. From writer/director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (creator of MTV’s Sweet/Vicious) SOMEONE GREAT is a hilarious and heartfelt story of friendship, love, and what it means to let go of your twenties and enter adulthood.

Otherhood
Release Date: Streaming April 26, 2019
Cast: Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette, Felicity Huffman, Jake Lacy, Sinqua Walls, Jake Hoffman
Directed by: Cindy Chupack
Written by: Cindy Chupack & Mark Andrus, Based on William Sutcliffe’s novel, Whatever Makes You Happy
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Distributor: Netflix
For empty nesters, what’s the difference between letting your children grow up and letting them grow distant? This year, on Mother’s Day, feeling marginalized and forgotten, long time friends Carol (Angela Bassett), Gillian (Patricia Arquette) and Helen (Felicity Huffman) decide to drive to New York to reconnect with their adult sons, and in the process, they realize their sons are not the only ones whose lives need to change. A journey to relate becomes a journey of rediscovery that forces these women to redefine their relationships with their children, friends, spouses and most importantly, themselves. Written and directed by Cindy Chupack (Sex and the City), OTHERHOOD is a soulful, hilarious and honest exploration of life after motherhood.

 

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