Max Zhang stars as Cheung Tin Chi, one of the many skilled martial artists who was defeated by the legendary Ip Man. He tries to establish a quiet life in Hong Kong, but trouble soon finds him. Also starring Michelle Yeoh, Dave Bautista and Tony Jaa. Premieres 4/12/19.
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Travis Fimmel and Forest Whitaker star in a comedy heist film set in the early 1970s. It’s a fictionalized account of the United California Bank burglary, in which a group of thieves stole millions of dollars from Richard Nixon’s illegal campaign fund. Premieres 3/15/19.
In Terry Gilliam’s long awaited adaptation of Don Quixote, Adam Driver stars as an advertising executive who made a film about the Spanish character. He finds out years later that the lead actor (Jonathan Pryce) has gone insane and thinks he’s actually Don Quixote.
Violinist Rob Landes looks back the history of film scores, performing 60 themes from 1938’s Snow White, all they way up through 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, while dressed up in a series of silly costumes. It’s interesting how the newer themes aren’t nearly as memorable.
“I’ll do anything I can to get the best results possible. I’m not worried about dying.” From the producer of the critically-acclaimed documentaries Senna and Amy comes an unprecedented look at the drivers, the teams, and the families behind Formula 1 racing.
(PG-13: Language) The early 1930s. The FBI has failed to capture the infamous robbers Bonnie and Clyde. Two Texas Rangers are brought in to try and put an end to the notorious couple’s exploits. Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson star in this Netflix film. Premieres 3/29/19.
(PG-13: Language) Screen Junkies pokes fun at this year’s Academy Award nominees and the controversies revolving the ceremony itself. Take your pick from movies with lessons that are obvious yet still unheeded. And Black Panther. Yes it deserves to be there, so stop it.
Willem Dafoe sat down with GQ to talk about his most memorable characters, from Spider-Man‘s Green Goblin to The Last Temptation of Christ’s Jesus. Even if you’re not familiar with his work, this is still a must watch because of Dafoe’s passion and generosity.
(SPOILERS) In the thriller Searching, a desperate father searches his missing daughter’s laptop for clues. The movie consists only of shots of device screens. Lessons from the Screenplay shows how the filmmakers adapted to and embraced this perspective.
A woman goes to prison for 5 years for protecting her small-time gangster boyfriend. Upon her release, she seeks him out to continue their relationship. Jia Zhangke’s critically–acclaimed drama is about two people being shaped by larger forces. Premieres 3/15/19.
(SPOILERS) “Life is more than just what is. It’s what could be. What you could make it.” ScreenPrism points out that Bird Box and A Quiet Place don’t just have similar sci-fi plots. They also both reflect what it’s like to be a parent in modern times.