Category 2018

A Kid Like Jake

On the eve of New York City kindergarten admission, parents Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for their son, Jake, a brilliant and talented four-year-old boy who prefers fairy tales to princesses at the expense of toy cars. Jake is a boy who likes to dress like a girl and loves to play with dolls. He is confused and his parents are worried about the possibility that this confusion will be an obstacle for him once he starts attending the kindergarten. Knowing that they can not afford the cost of a private school, Judy, the director of Jake’s Kindergarten, encourages them to emphasize the expression of “gender variation” to help him stand out and try to get a scholarship...

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Blue Iguana

Eddie and Paul are two former condemned detainees working in a New York restaurant. Eddie is calm, calm, stoic and confident. Paul is big, impulsive, emotional and obsessed with movies. They are the best friends and a team, but their lives have reached a dead end. I mean, until British lawyer Katherine Rookwood comes up with an offer I can not refuse. They are recruited to carry out a bloody robbery of diamonds. Her plan leads them to London. The prize he is looking for is a fabulous jewel called “Blue Iguana”. However, things get complicated when rival robbers are hired to steal the same precious diamond. The man in their way is a psychotic offender, Deacon Bradshaw...

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Step Sisters

Jamilah has all her arranged and planned life. She is the leader of the community of blacks in college, the captain of the champions of the team, the link of the students with the college dean, and her next move is the Harvard Law School. Jamilah has everything, right? However, when the white girls, the squabbles of the “Sigma Beta Beta” team put the school in a bad light, Jamilah must save the situation. Her mission is not only to change the image of SBB girls, but also to teach the young girls how to dance step, and to win the “Steptacular”, the most competitive dance competition in the world. With the reputation of SBB girls in the spotlight, and Jamilah’s dream of following Harvard’s right to peril, this stray group and their hesitant teacher are hampered by a series of continuous hilarious mistakes...

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Indivisible

Indivisible (2018) relies on the incredible story of Darren Turner, a military priest, and his wife, Heather. With a strong, faithful marriage, the Turner family is ready to follow its call: the service of God, the family, and the country. After Darren Turner and his family arrive at Fort Stewart, he is sent to Iraq, and Heather remains to take care of their three children and serve the families of the other enlisted soldiers. Despite the desire to stay in touch with loved ones, the harsh realities of war leave daily fingerprints on everyone. With deep fighting scars, the long-awaited return of the soldiers is far different than what any of their families anticipated. Carrying burdens that others can not understand, the Turner family must decide if she is willing to confront another battle: the fight to save her marriage...

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Birthmarked

In 1977, two respected scientists, Ben Morin and his wife, Catherine, gave up their jobs at the university to conduct an experiment they consider revolutionary in understanding human identity. Their goal is to raise three children, in contradiction with their genetic predispositions, to prove the ultimate power of education on nature. They are trying to prove that they all have the same potential to become whatever they want. Maya, a newborn adopted from two unstable parents, is raised to be intelligent, while Maurice, a newborn adopted by two parents predisposed to anger, is raised to be pacifist. Eventually, their own biological son, Luke, who comes from a long line of scientific brains, is raised to become a venerated artist...

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Delirium

Tom Walker has just been released from an asylum after being institutionalized as a teenager for 20 years on the grounds of insanity following a charge of involvement in the murder. Oddly enough, Tom’s father committed suicide a few days ago, leaving Tom alone in a family manor haunted by initially unclear memories for everyone after years later, and his mother left them. In the loneliness of the manor, Alex, Tom’s brother, appears, who was also jailed for murder, and managed to escape the jail after the outbreak of a fire that comprised the entire establishment...

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Assassination Nation

Assassination Nation (2018) is a true story about how the quiet American city Salem has completely lost his mind...

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Keepers

Directed by Kristoffer Nyholm, The Vanishing is a movie inspired by a true story that took place on an isolated island off the coast of Scotland in the 1900s, where three caretakers of a lighthouse disappeared during a terrible storm...

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Billionaire Boys Club

The Billionaire Boys Club (2018) is set in the early 1980s and pursues a group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles, who created a rapid enrichment scam with deadly consequences for them as well as others around them. In the 1980s, Los Angeles, the young and ruthless investor Joe Hunt persuaded his wealthy friends to meet and join his fraudulent investment. Because I feel they do not have enough access to the wealth of their families, his friends agree, and thus forms the “Billionaire Boys Club”, an investment club. Journalist and scammer Ron Levin is approached by Joe to join the team with the promise of an agreement to win a quarter of a billion dollars. He agrees, but betrays them and steals their money. When funds are exhausted, club members resort to kidnapping and murder...

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Lizzie

A psychological thriller based on the Borden family scandal, Lizzie (2018), follows the story of Lizzie Borden, a notorious woman in the midst of one of the most durable mysteries in America’s history. 1892: Stubborn Lizzie Borden lives with her rich father, sister and stepmother, in Fall River, Massachusetts. An unmarried 32-year-old woman, Lizzie lives in accordance with the strict rules established by her dominant father. When Bridget Sullivan, a young immigrant maid, is employed by the family, Lizzie finds in her a related spirit and a different approach. Their friendship begins with hidden communication and a community that evolves in an intimate relationship. Meanwhile, tension is growing in the Borden house, and Lizzie’s claustrophobic existence is becoming more and more oppressive and abusive, which inevitably comes to a point. After a life of loneliness, Lizzie finds a related spirit in Bridget Sullivan, and their secret intimacy causes an inconceivable act...

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