For Shirin (Desiree Akhavan), being part of a perfect family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine (Rebecca Henderson), can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.
From director Cary Joji Fukunaga, Beasts of No Nation is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, bringing to life the gripping tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country. Newcomer Abraham Attah gives a stunning portrayal of Agu, while Elba dominates the screen in the role of Commandant, a warlord who takes in Agu and instructs him in the ways of war.
Carol Bailey is buckling under the weight of financial pressure, family responsibilities and his own ambition and desires. After endless parties, too many dead end jobs and family arguments, Bailey becomes Self-Destructive. Resorting to violence and severing all ties of friendship and love, Bailey enters a world where his friends are unable to follow. After a self-imposed exile Bailey returns to London to apologise, things have changed. Not everyone is sympathetic to his sudden re-appearance and there are others who will stop at nothing to make Bailey's life a living hell. Faced with a relationship lost amongst affluence and drug fueled parties, Bailey must accept his own limitations and confront the demons of his past.
Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) moves from small town Ireland to Brooklyn, where she has the opportunity for work, for a future - and love, in the form of Italian-American, Tony (Emory Cohen). When a family tragedy forces her to return to Ireland, she finds herself drawn back into the life she left behind. As a secret threatens to reveal itself Eilis has to confront a terrible dilemma - a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries.
Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Her hard-party mother (Kristen Wag) and absent father (Christopher Meloni) have left her rudderless, and she's fallen in love with her mother's boyfriend, Monroe (Alexander Skarsgard). As she finds solace in his seductive smiles and her animation, she emerges defiant.
In the mountain retreat of a gifted internet billionaire, a young man takes partin a strange experiment: testing an artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl. But the experiment twists into a dark psychological battle - a love triangle, where loyalties are torn between man and machine.
After the death of her beloved dog, Carol (Blythe Danner) finds the everyday activities that have given her life structure - her regular bridge game, gardening, a glass of wine or two - have lost their lustre. With the support of three loyal girlfriends (June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, and Mary Kay Place), Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on a an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man (Martin Starr), pursuing a new love interest (Sam Elliott), and reconnecting with her daughter (Malin Akerman). With friendship, love, and everything in-between, Carol discovers that life can begin anew at any age.
After unearthing a mysterious VHS cassette, loner Kumiko (Oscar-nominee Rinko Kikuchi) becomes convinced that a satchel of money buried in a cult Hollywood film is, in fact, real. Abandoning her structured life in Tokyo she heads for the frozen Minnesota wilderness armed with only a hand-embroidered map. Ill-prepared but determined, she encounters unexpected help along the way. But is it just a mythical fortune?
Proving that the power of true friendship knows no bounds, 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' is a uniquely funny, uplifting tale that will steal your heart and leave you laughing! Meet Greg Gaines, a quirky teenager trying to coast through high school while making hilariously mediocre film parodies with his "co-worker" Earl. But when he is forced to spend time with a terminally ill classmate at the request of his meddling mother, Greg embarks on his most ambitious project yet: to let his guard down and connect with those around him in ways he never imagined.
Gerry (Ben Mendelsohn) is a talented but struggling poker player, about to be swallowed up by his unshakable gambling habit, when his luck begins to change after he meets the young, charismatic Curtis (Ryan Reynolds).Gerry convinces his new lucky charm to hit the road with him towards a legendary high stakes poker game in New Orleans, and an undeniable bond forms between them. Also starring Sienna Miller, Mississippi Grind is a bittersweet road movie about friendship and the refusal to give up - even when the odds are stacked against you.
'Predestination' chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent (Ethan Hawke) sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to stop crimes before they are committed. Now, on his final assignment, he must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time.
Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are three vampires living together and struggling to cope with modern life. From doing housework to trying to get into nightclubs, they're perfectly normal - except for their immortality, fangs, and thirst for human blood. When their 8000 year-old housemate, Petyr, turns 20-something Nick into o vampire, the guys must guide him through his newfound eternal life. In return, they ore forced to learn a thing or two about modern life.
'The Wolfpack' is the multi-award winning, incredible story of six intelligent teenage brothers whom have spent their entire lives locked in their Lower East Side, New York apartment. Nicknamed 'The Wolfpack', all they know of the outside is gleaned from the movies they watch obsessively, and recreate meticulously, using elaborate hand-crafted props and costumes. With no friends and living on welfare, they feed their curiosity and imagination with film. But when one of the brothers ventures outside, it sparks a fire in The Wolfpack to follow suit. Can they integrate into society and still maintain their close-knit brotherhood? Combined with unprecedented access into The Wolfpack's world, and their vast archive of homemade movies, director Crystal Moselle crafts a captivating portrait of an extraordinary family.