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Thunderstruck

Rating: PG

When Brian (Taylor Gray), a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan magically switches talents with his hero (Kevin Durant, playing himself), he becomes the star of his high school team...while Kevin Durant suddenly can't make a shot to save his life. But with the playoffs approaching, Brian learns that being a true winner involves working hard at your own game, and he tries to make things right in time to prevent a catastrophic end to his hero's season.

Somewhere Between

Rating: Not Rated

Limited Release

In profiling Chinese adoptees in contemporary America, Linda Goldstein Knowlton's deeply moving documentary illustrates that even the most specific of experiences can be universally relatable.

Teddy Bear

Rating: Not Rated

Limited Release

Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder, would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen.

The Revenant

Rating: Not Rated

Limited Release

This breakout horror comedy centers around a fallen soldier who somehow finds he has joined the ranks of the living dead. Bart Gregory (David Anders) has just recently been laid to rest -- so why is he still up and walking around? The only person Bart can turn to for answers is his best friend Joey (Chris Wylde), and before long the two pals have surmised that blood is life. In order to survive, Bart requires a steady supply of it.

Convinced that no one will miss the drug dealers and killers who have transformed LA into a swirling cesspool of crime and vice, the two friends decide to do law enforcement a favor by cleaning up the streets while collecting the precious blood needed to keep poor Bart from withering away into dust!

Hit & Run

Rating: R

'Hit and Run' is a comedy about a young couple (Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard) that risks it all when they leave their small town life and embark on a road trip that may lead them towards the opportunity of a lifetime.

Hermano

Rating: Not Rated

Limited Release

Raised as brothers, intense teammates and competitors on the soccer field, the gregarious, swaggering Julio (Eliu Armas) and the wiry, focused Daniel/"Gato" (Fernando Moreno) have remained virtually inseparable ever since the newborn Daniel was found abandoned in a trash heap in their La Ceniza slum. The opportunity of their lives arrives when a football scout invites them to try out for the city's top professional team, just as a tragic act of violence threatens to tear them apart and prevent them from achieving their dreams.

Neighboring Sounds

Rating: Not Rated

A history of violence and oppression threatens to engulf the residents of an affluent seaside community in 'Neighboring Sounds', a thrilling debut from filmmaker Kleber Mendonca Filho).

General Education

Rating: PG-13

Limited Release

Levi Collins (Chris Sheffield) is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing -- he didn't graduate.

Wild Horse, Wild Ride

Rating: PG

Limited Release

'Wild Horse, Wild Ride' tells the story of the Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge, an annual contest that dares 100 people to each tame a totally wild mustang in order to get it adopted into a better life beyond federal corrals.

Sleepwalk with Me

Rating: Not Rated

Limited Release

Successful comic-turned-playwright Mike Birbiglia brings his popular one man show to the big screen with this autobiographical comedy drama about a frustrated stand-up comedian locked in a volatile relationship.

Samsara

Rating: PG-13

Limited Release

Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means "the ever turning wheel of life" and is the point of departure for the filmmakers as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives.

The Apparition

Rating: PG-13

When frightening events start to occur in their home, young couple Kelly (Ashley Greene) and Ben (Sebastian Stan) discover they are being haunted by a presence that was accidentally conjured during a university parapsychology experiment.

Premium Rush

Rating: PG-13

A crooked cop (Michael Shannon) pursues a New York City bike messenger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) carrying a dubious package in this urban thriller from director/co-writer David Koepp.

Little White Lies

Rating: Not Rated

Limited Release

French box-office sensation 'Little White Lies' is a sparkling comedic drama from Guillaume Canet, the writer-director of the worldwide smash hit 'Tell No One'.

 
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