This Is Where I Leave You
The Altman family doesn't get along, and they haven't all been together in years. But when the patriarch dies, the whole clan is expected to fulfill his final wish and sit Shiva for him for an entire week. Now newly divorced, newly jobless Judd Altman has to travel home to face his dysfunctional family, including his hot-to-trot psychiatrist mom, h...
LENGTH: 103 mins. GENRE: Comedy DIRECTOR: Shawn Levy CAST: Rose Byrne, Timothy Olyphant, Connie Britton, Jason Bateman, Abigail Spencer, Kathryn Hahn, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Corey Stoll, Dax Shepard
This film takes an inside look at organized crime's use of local New York City bars as money-laundering 'drops'. When lonely Brooklyn bartender Bob Saginowski uncovers a drop of a different sort in the form of a battered pit bull puppy that he rescues from certain death, he comes into contact with Nadia, a mysterious woman hiding a dark past.
LENGTH: 106 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Michael Roskam CAST: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz, Ann Dowd, James Frecheville
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, this film is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. This drama charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and gra...
LENGTH: 160 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Richard Linklater CAST: Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater WEBSITE: http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/boyhood
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. When Hassan and his family, led by Papa, move to a quaint village in the South of France with the grand plan of opening an Indian restaurant in the picturesque countryside, they are undeterred by the fact that only 100 feet opposite stands a Michelin starred classi...
LENGTH: 117 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Lasse Hallstrom CAST: Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal, Rohan Chand, Charlotte Le Bon, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla, Farzana Dua Elahe, Amit Shah, Michel Blanc, Tatyana Richaud WEBSITE: http://100footjourneymovie.com/
Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory
Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia -- many of them alone in nursing homes. A man with a simple idea discovers that songs embedded deep in memory can ease pain and awaken these fading minds. Joy and life are resuscitated, and our cultural fears over aging are confronted.
LENGTH: 74 mins. GENRE: Documentary DIRECTOR: Michael Rossato-Bennett CAST: Dan Cohen WEBSITE: http://aliveinside.us
Magic in the Moonlight
Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age, but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford , a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with a sky-high opinion of himself and an aversion to phony spiritualists' claims that they can perform real magic. Persuaded by his life-long friend, Howard Burkan, Stanley goes...
LENGTH: 98 mins. GENRE: Comedy, Drama DIRECTOR: Woody Allen CAST: Emma Stone, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Jacki Weaver, Eileen Atkins, Erica Leerhsen WEBSITE: http://sonyclassics.com/magicinthemoonlight/