THE EQUALIZER 2 (2018)

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Directed By: Antonie Fuqua
Written By: Richard Wenk
Based On Characters Created By: Michael Sloan & Richard Lindheim
Cinematography By: Oliver Wood
Editor: Conrad Buff 


Cast: Denzel Washinton, Ashton Sanders, Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman, Pedro Pascal, Orson Bean, Sakina Jeffrey 

Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

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KINGS (2018)

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Written & Directed By: Deniz Gamze Erguven
Cinematography By: David Chizallet
Editor: Mathilde Van De Moortel


Cast: Halle Berry, Daniel Craig, Rachel Hilson, Lamar Johnson, Kirk Blatz, Douglas Spain 


The life of a foster family in South Central Los Angeles, a few weeks before the city erupts in violence following the verdict of the Rodney King trial.

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HOW TO BE A PLAYER (1997)

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Directed By: Lionel C. Martin
Story By: Mark Brown
Written By: Mark Brown & Demetria Johnson
Editor: William Young 


Cast: Bill Bellamy, Pierre, Natalie Desselle, Mari Morrow, Lark Voorhies, Bernie Mac, Jermaine Hopkins, A.J. Johnson, Beverly Johnson, Gilbert Gottfried, Max Julien, Amber Smith, Elise Neal, Jazsmin Lewis 


Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray’s sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong and organize a party in Malibu, inviting all of his girlfriends.

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AMERICAN MADE (2017)

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Director: Doug Liman
Written By: Gary Spinelli
Cinematography: Cesar Chalone
Editor: Andrew Mondhein 


Cast: Tom Cruise, Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones, Domnhall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Lola Kirke, Jayma Mays E. Roger Mitchell 


Barry Seal was just an ordinary pilot who worked for TWA before he was recruited by the CIA in 1978. His work in South America eventually caught the eye of the Medellín Cartel, associated with Pablo Escobar, who needed a man with his skill set. Barry became a drug trafficker, gun smuggler and money launderer. Soon acquiring the title, ‘The gringo that always delivers’.

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UPGRADE (2018)

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Written & Directed By: Leigh Whannell
Cinematography By: Stefan Duscio
Editor: Andy Canny 

Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Benedict Hardie, Richard Cawthorne, Christopher Kirby 


A vision of a Utopian future where technology is supremely ubiquitous. In that future, technophobe Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) embraces an experimental computer chip implant named STEM after a mugging incident leaves him paralyzed and his wife dead. STEM proves to possess its own agency, making for an unpredictable ally in Trace’s vendetta.

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VENOM (2018)

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Directed By: Ruben Fleischer
Written By: Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg & Kelly Marcel
Screen Story By: Jeff Pinkner & Scott Rosenberg
Based On Characters Created By: Todd McFarlane & David Michelinie
Cinematography By: Matthew Labitque
Editor: Alan Baumgarten & Maryann Brandon 


Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate, Melora Walters, Scott Haze, Reid Scott, Woody Harrelson, Emilio Rivera 


When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.

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SKATE KITCHEN (2018)

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Story By & Directed By: Crystal Moselle 

Written By: Crystal Moselle, Jen Silverman & Aslihan Unaldi 

Cinematography By: Shabier Kirchner 

Editor: Nico Luenen 


Cast: Rachelle Vinberg, Nina Moran, Jules Lorenzo, Kabrina Adams, Jaden Smith, Elizabeth Rodriguez 


Camille’s life as a lonely suburban teenager changes dramatically when she befriends a group of girl skateboarders. As she journeys deeper into this raw New York City subculture, she begins to understand the true meaning of friendship as well as her inner self.Camille’s life as a lonely suburban teenager changes dramatically when she befriends a group of girl skateboarders. As she journeys deeper into this raw New York City subculture, she begins to understand the true meaning of friendship as well as her inner self.

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THE INFILTRATOR (2016)

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Directed By: Brad Furman
Written By: Ellen Brown Furman
Based On The Book By/on: Robert Mazur
Cinematography By: Joshua Rais 

Editor: Luis Carballer, Jeff McEvoy & David Rosenbloom 


Cast: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger, Benjamin Bratt, Amy Ryan, Jason Issacs, Olympia Dukakis, Jospeh Gilgun, Juliet Aubrey, Yul Vasquez, Art Malik, Michael Pare, Said Taghmaoui, Elena Anaya, Carsten Hayes 


 A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.


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CRY BABY (1990)

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Written & Directed By: John Waters
Cinematography By: David Insely
Editor: Janice Hampton 


Cast: Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Polly Bergen, Ricki Lake, Traci Lords, Susan Tyrrell, Troy Donahue, Willem Dafoe, Patricia Hearst, Iggy Pop, Joe Dellasandro, Darren E. Burrows, Mink Stole, Joey Heatherton, Kim McGuire, Stephen Mailer, Kim Webb, Alan J. Wendl, David Nelson

Allison is a “square” good girl who has decided she wants to be bad and falls hard for Cry-Baby Walker, a Greaser (or “Drape” in John Waters parlance). Spoofing Elvis movies and Juvenile Delinquency scare films of the ’50s, this movie follows the adventures of Cry-Baby who, though he is sent to juvie, is determined to cross class (and taste) boundaries to get Allison back.

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SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (2018)

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Written & Directed By: Boots Riley
Cinematography By: Doug Emmett
Editor: Terel Gibson 


Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Steven Yuen, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Armie Hammer, Terry Crews, Kate Berlant, Danny Glover, Robert Longstreet, Michael X. Sommers, Forest Whitaker, Rosario Dawson, David Cross, Lily James, Patton Oswalt  


In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

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