In this wry comedy from a 20-year-old director and leading man, teenager Rodney copes with his unfulfilled desires for a boyfriend and Broadway stardom while stuck in his dusty Texas town. Trusty sidekick Sabrina has a weight problem, but according to Rodney, high school has a way of making many of us feel like fat girls. Preceded by Longtime Listener. | Read MoreComedy
Outside the French Quarter is a lively, long-entrenched neighborhood most tourists never see. Enlightening and informative, Faubourg Tremé tracks the enduring legacy of one of the country's oldest African American communities. Stanley Nelson and Wynton Marsalis executive produced. | Read MoreDocumentary
The dilemma of those who live in Rio's slums and struggle to overcome unbelievable poverty and gang violence seems even more painful since their favelas overlook one of the world's most beautiful beaches. This electrifying film depicts the journey of one remarkable individual who emerged from the favelas to create the nonviolent flowering of Afro-Brazilian culture known as Afro-reggae.
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In this intensely chilling psychological thriller, a run-down middle-aged workaholic (Ulrich Thomsen) enrolls in a clinical trial for a new antidepressant without telling his family. When the trial is abandoned because of dangerous side effects, he continues to take the medication, triggering a hellish descent into madness. | Read MoreThriller
Behind drugs, people, and weapons, falcon smuggling has become the world's most mysterious and profitable illegal trade. Held in highest esteem by the wealthy elite throughout the Persian Gulf, the sporting birds have earned the label "feathered cocaine" as thieves race to ransack them from all parts of the world. This bold investigative documentary unspools the surprising links between the falcon trade and royal dynasties, the CIA and KGB, the oil industry, and Al Qaeda. | Read MoreCrime and Documentary
The walls are closing in-literally-on four brainiac mathematicians with shadowy pasts in this über tense debut. These strangers have all been brought together by the mysterious Fermat to solve their most profound equation yet: Why is someone trying to kill them? Co-hosted with Instituto Cervantes, The Cultural Center of Spain in New York. | Read MoreThriller
After her son (Anton Yelchin) has a brush with the law, a New York massage therapist (Diane Lane) relocates her small family to the estate of an eccentric millionaire (Donald Sutherland) for the summer. At first, the mother and boy revel in experiencing "how the other half lives," but an act of violence quickly turns the bucolic compound from a safe haven into dangerous territory.
A Lions Gate Films release.
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Darren (Lou Taylor Pucci) has just lost his scholarship because of his partying roommate's antics. Now, in order to make his tuition payment, he needs to sell 50 tablets of Ecstasy-graciously supplied by his roommate-over the course of just one day. This directorial debut features Kristen Bell of Veronica Mars as Darren's girlfriend. | Read MoreComedy and Romantic Comedy
This high-energy martial arts drama chronicles a driven high school student caught between the expectations of her traditional Turkish family and her kung fu dreams. With slickly choreographed fight scenes, Fighter is an empowering story that culminates with an emotional punch. | Read MoreDrama, Female Director(s), Action, ESPN, Sports
How do you make a multi-million dollar movie using thousand dollar editing software? Legendary film and sound editor Walter Murch joins us to discuss the making of Cold Mountain using Apple's Final Cut Pro. Murch will screen clips, discuss his approach, and share his creative tools. He'll be joined by Charles Koppelman author of Behind the Seen, a recent book about Murch.
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Baseball is everything in Norway, Iowa, but when government authorities decide the small town's population no longer warrants its own high school, a longstanding baseball tradition is in peril. Sean Astin stars as the new and untested coach who must provide Norway with one exciting final season in this heartwarming story based on true events.
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