This Indonesian action flick melds martial arts and superhero genres. Based on the country’s popular comic series, our hero Gundala and his alter ego Sancaka must battle the evil Pengkor and his legion of orphan assassins. The film opened to positive reviews in Indonesia, an is getting an English subtitled release July 2020.
Two trailers in, and Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi espionage flick is still a bit of a mystery to us, but all we know is that its protagonist has been bestowed with some kind of ability to manipulate events through something called “inversion.” Drops 7.17.20 – hopefully in theaters.
“Let’s just say, we’re very hard to kill.” Charlize Theron stars in this Netflix feature about a group of mercenaries who possess the gift of immortality. Sort of. You see, they live indefinitely, but any given death could be their last. Based on the graphic novel by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez. Drops 7.10.20.
This Spike Lee Joint follows the story of four African-American veterans who return to Vietnam decades after the war to search for both the remains of their fallen squad leader, and a mountain of buried treasure. Stars Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, Isiah Whitlock, Jr., and Chadwick Boseman. Drops 6.12.20 on Netflix.
CreatorVC is producing this documentary about the science fiction films of the 1980s. The retrospective will include more than four hours of footage and interviews with the actors, directors, writers, SFX experts, and composers who brought these futuristic visions to life. The project has already blown through its Kickstarter goal.
It took them a couple of years to get around to it, but Screen Junkies‘ roasting of Denis Villenueve’s visually spectacular Blade Runner sequel is spot-on. The movie might have been long, deliberately-paced, and self-important, but we still loved every minute of it.
Ethan Hawke stars in this fictionalized retelling of the story of John Brown, a controversial 19th century figure who attempted to overthrow U.S. slavery with violence and rebellion, and is alternatively remembered as both a heroic martyr and an crazed terrorist. The 7-episode series premieres 8.9.2020 on Showtime.
The 1980 remake of Flash Gordon is one of the campiest sci-fi movies of all time, but over the years, it’s become a cult classic. Now, the film is getting a re-release with a full UHD digital remaster, bringing out all of the colors and details in the costumes and scenery, and cranking up the audio on Queen’s original soundtrack. Drops 8.2020.
Brian Volk-Weiss is the man behind The Toys That Made Us. When he heard about the challenges faced by independent toy stores in the face of COVID-19, he got to work producing a docuseries about 50 wonderful shops, giving them some added exposure, and donating the majority of the show’s proceeds to the stores featured.
Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs star in the TNT series Snowpiercer, a post-apocalyptic thriller based on the film by Oscar winner Bong Joon Ho (Parasite). Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the politics of survival play out on a perpetually moving train circling the globe. Debuts 5.17.20.
(PG-13: Language) Steve Carell and the creators of The Office present a comedy about a new branch of the U.S. military called “Space Force” – oh wait, that’s an actual thing. The satire follows a four-star general who expects to run the Air Force, when he’s handed Space Force instead of his dream job. Hits Netflix 5.29.20.
In this upcoming documentary, actors, musicians, and other celebrities share their experiences of what they felt, saw, and did while tripping on psychedelic drugs. Their stories – good, bad, and ugly – are each accompanied by appropriate animations. Coming to Netflix 5.11.20.
“Theories ease our anxieties, and make us feel that we can anticipate the future.” Filmmaker Kirby Ferguson’s (Everything is a Remix) documentary series explores the nature of conspiracy theories, what drives them, and how they shape attitudes and beliefs – especially in times of crisis.
After an 11-year hiatus, the hilarious Reno 911! is back. The entire original cast returns for a ride-along with plenty more inappropriate law-enforcement behavior and buffoonery. Premieres 5.4.2020 on streaming network Quibi, with new episodes for 12 days straight.
Working from home means more e-mails and teleconferences. ShoulderTap aims to fill in another communication gap from physical offices – being able to pop over to someone’s desk for a quick question. The MacOS app works with FaceTime to enable instant audio calls based on your colleagues’ availability preferences.
This Belgian TV series centers around an airplane which is forced to keep flying westward into the night after the sun starts killing every living thing in its path. As the passengers and crew struggle to survive, they must hop from airport to airport in the darkness of night. Premieres 5.1.20 on Netflix.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is back on the stage with his first collection of all-new standup material in over 20 years, as he complains once more about life’s little annoyances, from public bathrooms to eating bad buffet meals – a welcome respite from our world’s actual problems. The 1-hour special lands on Netflix 5.5.20.
If you missed out on the Tiger King craze, it’s never too late to watch. And if you still need convincing, perhaps Screen Junkies‘ take on the insane Netflix docuseries will push you over the edge. And if you’ve already seen it, welcome back to the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park.
Matt Wolf’s documentary takes us inside of the world of the famed Biosphere 2. The project, which kicked off in 1991, locked eight people away for two years inside of a sustainable approximation of the Earth’s ecosystem. But was the experiment grounded in science, or was it just part of a cult? Drops 5.8.20 on Hulu and digital.
Despite the title, ArtSpear Entertainment’s hilarious animated trailer spoof is based entirely on movies that came out in 2019, including Aladdin, Joker, The Lion King, Aquaman, Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, and more. We’re pretty sure John Wick threw more knives than that though.
Originally titled “Fonzo,” director Josh Trank’s upcoming biopic looks at what life was like for an aging Al Capone, starting 10 years into his prison sentence. A highly made-up Tom Hardy stars as the infamous gangster as his mental health declines, haunted by the demons of his violent past. Drops 5.12.20 on VOD.
While CGI has dramatically changed the way that movies are made, actors still need physical objects to interact with. This new series from Disney+ takes us up close and personal with iconic props from Disney movies. Hosted by superfan and collector Dan Lanigan. All episodes drop 5.1.20.
Stanley Kubrick was one of the greatest film directors who ever lived. Every frame of his movies was like a fastidiously-composed work of art. Grégory Monro’s documentary weaves together exclusive interviews with the filmmaker and his collaborators, taking us inside the mind of a true master of his craft.
(PG-13: Language) Chris Hemsworth stars in this Netflix film about a mercenary who’s called on to rescue the kidnapped son of a notorious drug lord. The plot sounds pretty trite, but with Avengers’ stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave directing, and the Russo Brothers producing, it’s sure to have thrilling action sequences. Drops 4/24/20.
Shea Whigham, Michael Shannon, and Catalina Sandino Moreno star in this thriller about a drifter who kills a traveling preacher, then assumes the man’s life in a small town unfamiliar with his appearance. When the local police chief suspects something is amiss, things take an even darker turn. Drops 4/17/2020.