Written & Directed By: Edward Burns
Cinematography: Frank Prinzi
Editor: Susan Graef
Cast: Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz, Amanda Peet, John Mahoney, Mike McGlone, Leslie Mann, Frank Vincent, Maxine Bahns
The love lives of two brothers, Mickey and Francis, interconnect as Francis cheats on his wife with Mickey’s ex-girlfriend, while Mickey impulsively marries a stranger.
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Directed By: Larry Peerce
Written by: Arnold Schulman
Based on a Novel By: Philip Roth
Cinematography: Enrique Bravo & Gerald Hirschfeld
Editor: Ralph Rosenblum
Cast: Richard Benjamin, Ali MacGraw, Jack Klugman, Nan Martin, Jaclyn Smith, Michael Nouri, Michael Myers, Monroe Arnold
A Jewish man and a Jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other, find that their worlds are very different. She is the archtypical Jewish American Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents’ world, and the world they have created for her, while he is much less dependent on his family. They begin an affair, which brings more differences to the surface.
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Written & Directed By: Spike Jonze
Cinematography By: Hoyte Van Hoytema
Editor: Jeff Buchanan & Eric Zunmbrunnen
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Pratt, Rooney Mara, Portia Doubleday, Matt Letscher, Olivia Wilde
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need.
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Written & Directed By: John Singleton
Cinematography: Peter Lyons Collister
Editor: Bruce Canon
Cast: Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson, Regina King, Joe Torry, Maya Angelou, Q-tip, Tyra Ferrell, Khandi Alexander, Jenifer Lewis, Tone Loc, Ricky Harris, Clifton Collins Jr., Michael Rapaport, Lloyd Avery II, Robi Reed, Roger Gueneveur Smith, Yvette Wilson, Kimberly Brooks, Maia Campbell, Michael Colyar, Sarena Mobley, Lori Petty, Billy Zane
After witnessing the murder of her first and only boyfriend, young Justice decides to forget about college and become a South Central Los Angeles hairdresser. Avoiding friends, the only way for her to cope with her depression is by composing beautiful poetry. On her way to a convention in Oakland, she is forced to ride with an independent-minded postal worker whom she has not gotten along with in the past. After various arguments between them and their friends, they start to discover that their thoughts on violence, socially and domestically, are the same. Justice may finally feel that she is not as alone as before.
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Directed By: Jeremy Clapin
Written By: Jeremy Clapin & Guillaume Laurent
Based On The Novel By: Guillaume Laurent
Cinematography: Benjamin Massoubre
Cast: (Voices) FRENCH VERSION – Hakim Faris, Victoire Du Bois, Patrick D’Assumcao, Bellamine Abdelmalek, Nicole Favart.
AMERICAN VERSION – Dev Patel, Alia Shawkat, George Wendt, Johnny Mars, Jaarod Pistill
A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again. Continue reading “I LOST MY BODY (2019)”
Written & Directed By: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Cinematography By: Thomas Kloss
Editor: Lauren Zuckerman
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Rob Brown, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Gleanne Headly, Brie Larson, Paul Ben-Victor, Italia Ricci, Sarah Dumont
Jon Martello objectifies everything in his life: his apartment, his car, his family, his church, and, of course, women. His buddies even call him Don Jon because of his ability to pull “10s” every weekend without fail. Yet even the finest flings don’t compare to the transcendent bliss he achieves alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Dissatisfied, he embarks on a journey to find a more gratifying sex life, but ends up learning larger lessons of life and love through relationships with two very different women
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Written & Directed By: Emmanuel Mouret
Cinematography: Laurent Desmet
Editor: Martial Salomon
Cast: Emmanuel Mouret, Virgine Ledoyen, Julie Gayet, Michael Cohen, Frederique Bel, Stefano Accorsi
When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel’s offer of “a kiss without consequences”. Emilie admonishes him that the kiss could have unexpected consequences, and tells him a story, unfolding in flashbacks, about the impossibility of indulging your desires without affecting someone else’s life.
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Directed By: Joe Dante
Written By: Alan Trezza
Cinematography By: Jonathan Hall
Editor: Marshall Harvey
Cast: Anton Yelchin, Alexandra Daddario, Ashley Greene, Oliver Cooper, Dick Miller
When Max learns that his new live-in girlfriend, Evelyn (Greene) is controlling and manipulative, he is afraid to end the relationship. However, fate occurs and Evelyn is killed in a freak accident. A couple months have passed and Max meets his dream girl, Olivia. The new romance gets tricky when Evelyn comes back from the grave and insists on continuing their once relationship by all means.
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Directed By: Nahnatchka Khan
Written By: Ali Wong, Randall Park & Michael Golamco
Cinematography: Tim Suhrstedt
Editor: Lee Haxall
Cast: Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves, Michelle Buteau, Susan Park, Vivian Bang, Charlene Yi, Daniel Dae Kim, Casey Wilson, Karan Soni, James Saito, Lyrics Born
A pair of childhood friends end up falling for each other when they grow up.
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Directed By: Gus Van Sant
Written By: Jason Lew
Cinematography By: Harris Savides
Editor: Elliot Graham
Cast: Henry Hopper, Mia Wasikowska, Ryo Case, Jane Adams, Schuyler Fisk
Annabel is a terminally ill cancer patient and is quietly awaiting her death spending her time studying nature. Enoch is struggling to recover from the death of his parents and spends his time attending funerals with his only friend – a ghost named Hiroshi who was a WWII Japanese kamikaze pilot. Just as Annabel’s sister is trying to cope with Annabel’s impending death, Annabel and Enoch fall in love. They both finally have a reason to live, but is it too late to have a life together?
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