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“The Story of Luke” (April 5, 2013)
Luke is a 25-year-old autistic man who lives a sheltered life with his grandparents. His grandmother passes away, leaving Luke’s world turned upside down. Luke is forced to live with dysfunctional relatives who don’t understand him or his senile grandfather, who is living there too. The relatives push Luke’s grandfather into a nursing home. He hears his grandfather’s words: “Get a job. Find a girl. Live your own life and be a man!” With these words, Luke sets out on a mission to straighten out his life.
Starring Seth Green, Lou Taylor Pucci, Cary Elwes and Kristin Bauer, “The Story of Luke” is not rated.
“The Brass Teapot” (April 5, 2013)
Based on the comic book series about a broke, mid-twenty year old couple that finds a mysterious, magical brass teapot that gives them money every time they (or others) are injured in the surrounding area of the teapot. John and Alice realize the powers behind the teapot and have to decide how far they will go to fulfill their dreams of wealth. Starring Juno Temple, Alia Shawkat, Michael Angarano and Ben Rappaport, “The Brass Teapot” is rated ‘R’ for violence, sexual content, language and drug use.
“Scary Movie 5” (April 12, 2013)
Arrogant, aloof, imperious and oversexed French dance company director, Pierre, is putting on a new production. Jody, a late-20s mother of 2 and her late-20s friend, Kendra, are both trying out for the lead role in the production. Jody’s extremely controlling former dancer mother is determined that Jody will have the brilliant career that eluded her in younger years. The highly skilled, mid-30s diva veteran dancer already with the company, Heather Daltry, is cut from the production and goes berserk. Films covered in the spoof are “Black Swan,” “Paranormal Activity,” “127 Hours” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” “Scary Movie 5” is rated ‘R’ and stars Ashley Tinsdale, Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Terry Crews, Kate Walsh and Heather Locklear.
“Paris-Manhattan” (April 12, 2013)
Starring Alice Taglioni, Arsene Mosca, Gladys Cohen, Jacques Ciron and Julie Martel.
In Paris, the pharmacist, Alice, has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies. She even fantasizes speaking with him when she is alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and quickly falls in love. When Pierre meets Alice’s sister, Helene, they fall madly in love with each other and marry. Years later, Alice is a single woman that administrates the pharmacy that belonged to her father. She believes that movies can heal many diseases. Her father insistently tries to find a husband for her. When the alarm technician, Victor, meets Alice, she does not see any future relationship with him. One day, Victor brings Alice to meet Woody Allen in Paris…
“Angels’ Share” (April 12, 2013)
A comedy about Robbie, who is in the middle of a family feud but wants to stay out of the middle of it. Robbie sneaks into the maternity hospital to visit his young girlfriend, Leonie, to hold his newborn son for the first time. He swears that his son, Luke, will not lead the same life he has led. On community service duty, Robbie meets Rhino, Albert and Mo. The group of boys decides work is a distant dream. They turn to drink – the best malt whisky in the world. Robbie has to choose if he wants to remain in a world of violence with the boys or if his new future will come around. Only the angels know… “Angels’ Share” was the winner of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize. It is rated ‘R’ and stars Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Gary Maitland, William Ruane and Jasmin Riggins.
“An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” (April 12, 2013)
This animated romantic comedy is a tale of an artist who hypothesizes why he feels so badly when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what’s the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? Perhaps more importantly, are your experiences the sum of you? Starring Terence Nance, Namik Minter, Chanelle Pearson, Talibah Lateefah Newman, Alisa Becher, Dexter Jones, Jc Cain and Shante Cozier.
“It’s a Disaster” (April 12, 2013)
“It’s a Disaster” is a doomsday comedy about four couple who meet for Sunday brunch and find themselves stranded in a house together as the world may be coming to an end. When Tracy Scott decides to introduce her new beau, Glenn, to her three friends, Hedy, Emma and Lexi and their significant others, her biggest fear is whether her friends will approve. That’s the least of her worries – before long, the couples find themselves in the midst of a disaster, catching them all off guard. One thing is clear; these four couples aren’t going to let the potential end of the world get in the way of their relationship issues. “Disaster is one of the funniest films of recent vintage,” states “Hollywood Reporter.” “It’s a triumph…an absolute gem of a doomsday movie” reports “The Guardian.” Starring Julia Stiles, America Ferrera, Kevin M. Brennan, Jeff Grace, Blaise Miller and Todd Burger. (Also released on VOD to be viewed now)
“In the House” (April 19, 2013)
The comedy thriller tale of a 16-year-old boy who wants to get in the home of one of his classmates to glean inspiration for his writing assignments. Impressed with this unusual and gifted student, his teacher rediscovers a taste for teaching but the intrusion sparks a series of uncontrollable events. Starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Fabrice Luchini and Ernst Umhauer.
“Pain and Gain” (April 26, 2013)
“Pain and Gain” stars Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Bar Paly, Tony Shaloub, Anthony Mackie and Rob Corddry and is based on a true story of a group of bodybuilders who get caught up in a criminal enterprise, including kidnapping, extortion and murder. This film is listed under comedy but viewers need to be aware that the film is considered a crime-thriller too.
“Big Wedding” (April 26, 2013)
Boasting a big-name cast, “Big Wedding” follows a charmingly modern family who is simply trying to survive a weekend wedding celebration that has the potential to become a full-blown family fiasco. To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son’s wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. With all of the wedding guests looking on, the Griffins are hilariously forced to confront their past, present and future – and hopefully won’t kill each other in the process. Starring Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace and Robin Williams, “Big Wedding” is rated ‘R’ for language, sexual content and brief nudity.
“Arthur Newman” (April 26, 2013)
Follows the mid-life travails of sad sack Wallace Avery (Colin Firth). He hates his job, his son and ex-wife hate him and he’s blown his one shot at living his dream. Not wanting to face all of this, he stages his own death and buys himself a new identity as Arthur Newman. However, Arthur’s road trip toward a new life is interrupted by the entrance of the beautiful but fragile Mike (Emily Blunt), who is also trying to leave her past behind. Drawn to one another, these two damaged souls begin to connect as they break into empty homes and take on the identities of the absent owners: elderly newlyweds, a high roller and his Russian lady, among others. Through this process, Arthur and Mike discover that what they love most about each other are the identities they left behind. Their real journey and the healing begin. Starring Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, Anne Heche, Nicole LaLiberte and Kristin Lehman.
(plots are taken from Movie Insider and IMDB)