POOR THINGS. December 8, 2023 Searchlight Pictures. © 2023

A one of a kind comprehensive listing of film on screen and at home that includes independent filmmakers.  

Including upcoming theatrical film, video, streaming and Digital (all platforms) release listings. Check this page often as we are constantly adding new listings. Check out the available film trailers with each of the listings.


November 3, 2023

Dune Part Two- Theaters                          https://youtu.be/Way9Dexny3w               

DUNE PART TWO A boy becomes the Messiah of nomads on a desert planet that has giant worms that protect a commodity called Spice. Spice changes people into travelers, mystics and madmen. What price will he pay to become the new ruler of their universe? The film will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet) as he unites with Chani (Zendaya) and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.


Fingernails- Select Theaters , Apple TV+

FINGERENAILS Anna and Ryan have found true love. It’s been proven by a controversial new technology. There’s just one problem: Anna still isn’t sure. Then she takes a position at a love testing institute, and meets Amir.




The Marsh King’s Daughter- Theaters                    https://youtu.be/FDnUVhLMqI0?feature=shared

THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER In the tense thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter, a woman with a secret past will venture into the wilderness she left behind to confront the most dangerous man she’s ever met: her father. In the film, Helena’s (Daisy Ridley) seemingly ordinary life hides a dark and dangerous truth: her estranged father is the infamous Marsh King (Ben Mendelsohn), the man who kept her and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. When her father escapes from prison, Helena will need to confront her past. Knowing that he will hunt for her and her family, Helena must find the strength to face her demons and outmaneuver the man who taught her everything she knows about surviving in the wild.


Showdown at the Grand- Theaters, VOD              https://youtu.be/RTg62SlGtEQ?feature=shared          

SHOWDOWN AT THE GRAND A proud movie theater honors action star turned recluse “Claude Luc Hallyday” with a retrospective of his illustrious career but when real estate developers show up to ruin the party, the two new friends must fight off corporate greed in the name of art.




The Kill Room- Digital, VOD                                  https://youtu.be/wdPfg6PmvHM?feature=shared

THE KILL ROOM The dark comedic thriller follows an art dealer (Uma Thurman) who teams with a hitman (Joe Manganiello) and his boss (Samuel L. Jackson) for a money laundering scheme that accidentally turns the hitman into an overnight Avant-Garde sensation, forcing the dealer to play the art world against the underworld.



Courtney Gets Possessed- Digital, VOD                    https://youtu.be/caCmgUElp5Q?feature=shared  

COURTNEY GETS POSSESSED It’s the ultimate showdown between love and the underworld when bride-to-be Courtney runs into a bit of an ex problem: her old flame is none other than the Devil himself, and she knows he’s close. With her nuptials on the line and the Prince of Darkness lurking close by, Courtney does her best to protect her childhood home on the eve of the wedding. But when her ne’er-do-well sister accidentally invites Satan inside (known more casually as Dave), he possesses Courtney – throwing a demonic wrench into her happily-ever-after plans. Courtney’s ragtag team of reluctant heroes including her sister, perfectionist best friend, and skeptical future sister-in-law must find a way to exorcise Dave, reclaim Courtney’s soul, and get her down the aisle with as little bloodshed as possible.


Rustin- Netflix                                              https://youtu.be/EuZ-UONInl4?feature=shared

RUSTIN The architect of 1963’s momentous March on Washington, Bayard Rustin was one of the greatest activists and organizers the world has ever known. He challenged authority, never apologized for who he was, what he believed, or who he desired. And he did not back down. He made history, and in turn, he was forgotten. He dared to imagine a different world, and inspired a movement in a march toward freedom.



Helen’s Dead- Theaters, VOD                        https://youtu.be/48WcKKgcrh0?feature=shared

HELEN’S DEAD Upon discovering her boyfriend, Adam (EMILE HIRSCH), is sleeping with her cousin Helen (MATILDA LUTZ), the aimless Addie (DYLAN GELULA) goes to a dinner party to confront them, only to discover Helen is dead and everyone is a suspect. From “canceled” influencer Leila (ANNABELLE DEXTER-JONES) to her shady, older husband George (BRIAN HUSKEY), to wannabe actor Garrett (OLIVER COOPER), and even her own lover/ex-con Henry (TYRESE GIBSON), Addie must find Helen’s killer before it’s too late.


Black Noise- VOD, Digital              https://youtu.be/eYdLTA6n8kA?si=8xsSpsr6WyxsGZnk 

BLACK NOISE Alex Pettyfer and Jackson Rathbone star as an elite team of security contractors deployed to rescue a VIP from an exclusive island estate.  Upon arrival they encounter an empty island, masked gunmen, and a strange siren sound that assaults their bodies as well as their minds.

November 7, 2023

Love Virtually- Digital, VOD          https://youtu.be/z_JcE-Vtztk?feature=shared

LOVE VIRTUALLY In a world where the Metaverse has become widely adopted, four couples go to ridiculous lengths to find true love in a virtual world. Love Virtually is a retro future satirical rom-com for the Metaverse era, blending live action and 3D animation as It explores and exposes the absurd reality of our world and where we are heading, while probing life’s deepest questions such as: How does a celebrity find someone who loves them for their true selves? Is it cheating if it’s in VR? and, Is it cheating if it’s with an AI?


Christmas at the Holly Day Inn- Digital, VOD        https://youtu.be/JSWoL11EJQ8?feature=shared

CHRISTMAS AT THE HOLLY DAY INN An over-achieving executive quits her job before Christmas and travels to her father’s country inn to regain balance. When she discovers the retreat empty and under pressure to sell, she sets about saving the inn and restoring her father’s spirit.




The Red Shoes: Next Step- Digital, VOD, DVD                  https://youtu.be/KijRrEtMyUg?feature=shared

THE RED SHOES: NEXT STEP When Sam’s world begins to spiral following an unexpected life-changing event, she must confront her emotions and fear to reignite her deep love for dance.




Girls on Film- VOD                          https://youtu.be/eI0eV0VTRKw?si=zQA1l8dxH5ucx6vV

GIRLS ON FILM Jenna Thayer, AKA Rain, is an aspiring nurse struggling to put herself through school by filming erotic content for an adult website. When Rain’s landlord discovers her illicit occupation, she faces eviction until a chance encounter leads her to a luxurious, desert mansion owned by a glamorous young heiress, Blake. Immediately intrigued by Rain, Blake invites her to move into the estate … A move that will be life altering for both young women.


November 8, 2023

Digimon Adventure 02 The Beginning- Theaters

DIGIMON O2 THE BEGINNING It’s 2012, and ten years have passed since the adventure in the Digital World. Daisuke Motomiya is now twenty, and he and the rest of the DigiDestined seem to be changing bit by bit in terms of appearance and lifestyle. Then one day, a giant Digitama suddenly appears in the sky over Tokyo Tower. Daisuke and the others encounter a mysterious young man named Lui Ohwada, who informs them that he’s the first ever DigiDestined in the world…

You Were My First Boyfriend- HBO        https://youtu.be/w0LwyYkvMkQ?si=rwevCDUiiYNQY3DI

YOU WERE MY FIRST BOYFRIEND What if you could rewrite your adolescence? In this high school reunion movie turned inside out, filmmaker Aldarondo embarks on a fantastical quest to reconcile her tortured teen years. She revisits some of her most formative – and at times cringeworthy – childhood experiences, tracking down old crushes and reenacting visceral memories of youthful humiliation and desire, at times playing the role of her younger self and casting teenagers to play the kids in her life who still haunt her. Oscillating between present and past, humor and heartbreak, YOU WERE MY FIRST BOYFRIEND is a hybrid documentary that takes seriously the power of adolescence and the way time impacts memories, exploring what it means to grow up and make peace with the drama of our teenage trauma.

November 10, 2023

The Marvels- Theaters                                              https://youtu.be/iuk77TjvfmE

THE MARVELS The Marvels is an upcoming American superhero film based on Marvel Comics featuring the characters Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel, Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel, and Monica Rambeau. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is intended to be the sequel to the film Captain Marvel, a continuation of the television series Ms. – Wikipedia

As I Know It- Select Theaters                         https://youtu.be/4UalMmjjqYI?feature=shared

AS I KNOW IT Set in Los Angeles in the late 1990s, struggling writer James Bishop grapples with the emotional shrapnel of a recent breakup with his longtime girlfriend, Emily. As James holds up in his Hollywood Hills home with writer’s block, his eccentric best friend Bruce shows up with bad news. The city has plunged into chaos by an unusual zombie outbreak, courtesy of tainted soy milk, wreaking havoc on James’ semi-charmed kinda life. With the streets of Los Angeles swarming with the undead, James, Bruce, and Emily come together to barricade themselves in the house while reconciling their personal struggles. And occasionally, letting in the only food delivery service still operating, Abracadabra.


Journey to Bethlehem- Theaters  https://youtu.be/EFXcEWalXBI?si=bWAH8hxhAiq3PUTX

JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM  is a story about a young woman carrying an unimaginable responsibility. A young man torn between love and honor. A jealous king who will stop at nothing to keep his crown. This live-action Christmas musical adventure for the entire family weaves classic Christmas melodies with humor, faith and new pop songs in a retelling of the greatest story ever told, the story of Mary and Joseph and the birth of Jesus. A unique new entry into the collection of holiday classic movies, this epic Christmas musical is unlike any before it.


Screwdriver- Cable VOD and Digital            https://youtu.be/TbNJChqwHKc?feature=shared  

SCREWDRIVER Blindsided by divorce, thirty-three-year-old Emily leaves her adopted Nebraska behind, returning to California with nothing but a suitcase in hand. She seeks refuge in the home of an old high school friend and his pharmacologist wife. The childless couple welcomes Emily into their lives, but their hospitality soon gives way to a surreal plot of cult-like manipulation and betrayal. As days bleed together, Emily falls into a delirious tailspin, forcing her to question her faith, her sanity, and the intentions of her generous hosts.



Rumble Through the Dark- VOD, Digital             https://youtu.be/qtmxg3QgW5s?feature=shared

RUMBLE THROUGH THE DARK Aaron Eckhart stars as a desperate, bare-knuckle cage fighter battling for the only thing he has left in this riveting action-thriller based on Michael Farris Smith’s celebrated novel The Fighter. Bella Thorne (The DUFF) shines alongside Eckhart in this gripping film about one man’s last-ditch effort to save his family home against the strongest of foes and the longest of odds.



Best Birthday Ever- Amazon and other streaming services        https://youtu.be/zeP-lIemuOA?feature=shared

BEST BIRTHDAY EVER tells the story of Little Charlie, a small rabbit who lives with his loving family and pets in a house at the edge of town. Like many five-year olds, Little Charlie goes to a kindergarten and plays with his friends in the neighborhood. He is used to having his parents’ full attention – but all that changes when his baby sister Clara is born, leading to an unexpected adventure with his best friend Monica. Animated/Children

It’s A Wonderful Knife- Theaters    https://youtu.be/yLdAYrG0xo0?si=0vAnxW4nHuPCqyBK

IT’S A WONDERFUL KNIFE A year after saving her town from a psychotic killer on Christmas Eve, Winnie Carruthers’ life is less than wonderful — but when she wishes she’d never been born, she finds herself in a nightmare parallel universe and discovers that without her, things could be much, much worse. Now the killer is back, and she must team up with the town misfit to identify the killer and get back to her own reality.

November 14, 2023

Terms of Endearment- 4K Ultra 

TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (1983) Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma’s marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on living and find joy. Aurora’s interludes with Garrett Breedlove, retired astronaut and next door neighbor are quite striking. In the end, different people show their love in very different ways

November 15, 2023

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived- HBO           

DAVID HOLMES: THE BOY WHO LIVED The film is a coming-of-age story of stuntman David Holmes, a prodigious teenage gymnast from Essex, England, who is selected to play Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double in the first Harry Potter film, when Daniel is just eleven. Over the next ten years, the two form an inextricable bond, but on the penultimate film a tragic accident on set leaves David paralyzed with a debilitating spinal injury, turning his world upside down. As Daniel and his closest stunt colleagues rally to support David and his family in their moment of need, it is David’s extraordinary spirit of resilience that becomes their greatest source of strength and inspiration.

November 17, 2023

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes/   https://youtu.be/RDE6Uz73A7g

THE HUNGER GAMES: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS & SNAKES follows a young Coriolanus (Tom Blyth) who is the last hope for his failing lineage, the once-proud Snow family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. With his livelihood threatened, Snow is reluctantly assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler), a tribute from the impoverished District 12. But after Lucy Gray’s charm captivates the audience of Panem, Snow sees an opportunity to shift their fates. With everything he has worked for hanging in the balance, Snow unites with Lucy Gray to turn the odds in their favor. Battling his instincts for both good and evil, Snow sets out on a race against time to survive and reveal if he will ultimately become a songbird or a snake. Experience the story of THE HUNGER GAMES — 64 years before Katniss Everdeen volunteered as tribute, and decades before Coriolanus Snow became the tyrannical President of Panem.

Trolls Band Together- Theaters                        https://youtu.be/ftUpFjGKuY0?feature=shared

TROLLS BAND TOGETHER  Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) are now officially, finally, a couple! As they grow closer, Poppy discovers that Branch has a secret past. He was once part of her favorite boyband phenomenon, BroZone, with his four brothers: Floyd (Troye Sivan), John Dory (Eric André), Spruce (Daveed Diggs) and Clay (Kid Cudi). BroZone disbanded when Branch was still a baby, as did the family, and Branch hasn’t seen his brothers since.  But when Branch’s bro Floyd is kidnapped for his musical talents by a pair of nefarious pop-star villains—Velvet and Veneer, Branch and Poppy embark on a harrowing and emotional journey to reunite the other brothers and rescue Floyd from a fate even worse than pop-culture obscurity.

Shot in the Arm- Select Theaters

SHOT IN THE ARM In the spring of 2019, before anyone had heard of COVID-19, Kennedy began investigating a global measles epidemic and filming with top public health officials–including Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, MD; Karen Ernst; Dr. Paul A. Offit, MD; Dr. Peter J. Hotez, MD; Blima Marcus, DNP –as well as rare verite and interviews with anti-vaccine activists – like Robert Kennedy, Jr. (charting his part in Samoa’s tragic measles outbreak of 2019 and as he continues to garner GOP funding for a Democrat presidential bid today), Andrew Wakefield, and Del Bigtree – who were persuading parents by the millions to refuse vaccines for their children. Then COVID-19 happened. Acting quickly, Kennedy shifted his directorial eye to this once-in-a-century tragedy, as his family was caught in the maelstrom of COVID-19. Both skeptical and hopeful, SHOT IN THE ARM explores the cultural zeitgeist of vaccine hesitancy historically and in the context of the current COVID pandemic and how disinformation is its own disease. Can we replace cynicism with healthy curiosity and bridge the political divides that make us sick?

EXmas- Amazon Freevee                https://youtu.be/33AqED4jMjE?feature=shared  

EXMAS When Graham decides to surprise his family by traveling home for Christmas, he is shocked to discover them already celebrating with an unexpected guest of honor, his ex-fiancée, Ali. The two exes battle it out to see who the family will pick to stay through Christmas Day and who must go. Let the holiday chaos begin!


November 21, 2023

The Scarlet Letter (1934)- Blu-ray, DVD

THE SCARLET LETTER Based on the shocking book that, perhaps more than any other novel, effectively encapsulated the emergence of individualism and self-reliance from America’s Puritan and conformist roots—and remains controversial today in some circles—the first sound version.  The classic tale of sin and redemption. Bearing a child out of wedlock was punishable in 17th century Massachusetts by being forced to wear a scarlet letter A. Hester, a widowed mother with an illegitimate child, Pearl, is forced to wear said scarlet letter. In a story about retaining dignity and protecting Pearl from close-minded townsfolk, Hester is determined to rise above her situation.

The Unknown Country- DVD, Blu-ray           https://youtu.be/enT3zQzvhGw?feature=shared

THE UNKNOWN COUNTRY Reeling from a devastating loss, Tana (Lily Gladstone) is pulled back into the world by an unexpected invitation to her cousin’s wedding. She packs up her late grandmother’s Cadillac and hits the open road, driving from her home in Minnesota to South Dakota. After reconnecting with her Oglala Lakota family, Tana sets off to retrace a surreal journey that her grandmother took decades ago, searching for the spot captured in an old family photograph. As she travels, Tana finds connection in the stories of everyday people who’ve settled down far off the main roads including Isaac (Raymond Lee), who provides a pivotal clue to understanding the lost location that could cultivate closure.

November 22, 2023

Wish- Theaters                                            https://youtu.be/rI5OR0Rx5zc

WISH is an all-new musical-comedy welcoming audiences to the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force—a little ball of boundless energy called Star. Together, Asha and Star confront a most formidable foe—the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico—to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen.

Squid Game: The Challenge- Netflix                https://youtu.be/LguovynN950?feature=shared

SQUID GAME: THE CHALLENG 456 real players will enter the competition show in pursuit of a life-changing reward of USD $4.56 million. As they compete through a series of games inspired by the original show – plus surprising new additions – their strategies, alliances, and character will be put to the test while competitors are eliminated around them.

Saltburn- Theaters                         https://youtu.be/lALMdJf6UUE?feature=shared

SALTBURN a beautifully wicked tale of privilege and desire. Struggling to find his place at Oxford University, student Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan) finds himself drawn into the world of the charming and aristocratic Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi), who invites him to Saltburn, his eccentric family’s sprawling estate, for a summer never to be forgotten.




Run Nixon- Select Theaters              https://youtu.be/bwy1aJKyk5M?si=N7yamrDBr8NjR1od

RUN NIXON propels audiences into a heart-racing urban thriller where every second counts. The story unfolds around Dre, a father propelled into a desperate race against time to save his son, Nixon. When Stacy, Nixon’s mother, takes a daring plunge into the criminal underworld, robbing the menacing Slice to fund their son’s life-saving surgery, the stakes skyrocket. Unbeknownst to Dre, this audacious move triggers a relentless chain of events, leading Slice to retaliate by kidnapping Nixon. The tension reaches a boiling point in an electrifying face-off with Slice, a testament to a father’s unwavering love and courage.






December 1, 2023

The Shift- Theaters                                      https://youtu.be/CaSyBhA_MPg?feature=shared 

THE SHIFT is the story of Kevin Garner (Polaha) who encounters a mysterious adversary known as The Benefactor (McDonough). When Kevin refuses The Benefactor’s enticing offer of wealth and power, he is shifted into an alternate totalitarian regime where encounters infinite worlds and impossible choices as he attempts to return to the woman he loves (Tabish).

Candy Cane Lane- Prime Video               https://youtu.be/vjO00_tU__8?feature=shared

CANDY CANE LANE Eddie Murphy stars in this holiday comedy adventure about a man on a mission to win his neighborhood’s annual Christmas home decoration contest. After Chris (Eddie Murphy) inadvertently makes a deal with a mischievous elf named Pepper (Jillian Bell) to better his chances of winning, she casts a magic spell that brings the 12 Days of Christmas to life, and wreaks havoc on the whole town. At the risk of ruining the holidays for his family, Chris, his wife Carol (Tracee Ellis Ross), and their three children must race against the clock to break Pepper’s spell, battle deviously magical characters, and save Christmas for everyone.

December 5, 2023

Titanic- 4K Ultra HD

TITANIC Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet light up the screen in the timeless and unforgettable story of star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the legendary and ill-fated maiden voyage of the “unsinkable” TITANIC.

December 8, 2023

Eileen- Theaters                            https://youtu.be/otDHCJcdN34?feature=shared

EILEEN Set during a bitter 1964 Massachusetts winter, young secretary Eileen (Thomasin McKenzie) becomes enchanted by the glamorous new counselor at the prison where she works. Their budding friendship takes a twisted turn when Rebecca (Anne Hathaway) reveals a dark secret — throwing Eileen onto a sinister path.


Poor Things- Theaters                      https://youtu.be/muuLGNH3JRQ?si=y4UcQaGO2IsNZeya

POOR THINGS it’s an incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter (Emma Stone), a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). Under Baxter’s protection, Bella is eager to learn. Hungry for the worldliness she is lacking, Bella runs off with Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo), a slick and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, Bella grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.

December 15, 2023

Wonka- Theaters          https://youtu.be/otNh9bTjXWg

WONKA tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today. It’s an intoxicating mix of magic and music, mayhem and emotion, all told with fabulous heart and humor. Starring Timothée Chalamet in the title role, this irresistibly vivid and inventive big screen spectacle will introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka, chock-full of ideas and determined to change the world one delectable bite at a time—proving that the best things in life begin with a dream, and if you’re lucky enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible.



The Zone of Interest- Select Theaters                         https://youtu.be/r-vfg3KkV54?feature=shared

THE ZONE OF INTEREST The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

December 20, 2023

Maestro- Netflix                  https://youtu.be/zU6GbM5c9aE?si=gn-qlrtxXqmRLCvh

MAESTRO is a towering and fearless love story chronicling the lifelong relationship between Leonard Bernstein (Bradley Cooper) and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein (Carey Mulligan). A love letter to life and art, Maestro at its core is an emotionally epic portrayal of family and love.




Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom- Theaters              https://youtu.be/FV3bqvOHRQo?feature=shared

AQUAMAN AND THE LOST KINGDOM Having failed to defeat Aquaman the first time, Black Manta, still driven by the need to avenge his father’s death, will stop at nothing to take Aquaman down once and for all. This time Black Manta is more formidable than ever before, wielding the power of the mythic Black Trident, which unleashes an ancient and malevolent force. To defeat him, Aquaman will turn to his imprisoned brother Orm, the former King of Atlantis, to forge an unlikely alliance. Together, they must set aside their differences in order to protect their kingdom and save Aquaman’s family, and the world, from irreversible destruction.

December 22, 2023

Migration- Theaters                                        https://youtu.be/cQfo0HJhCnE 

MIGRATION The Mallard family is in a bit of rut. While dad Mack is content to keep his family safe paddling around their New England pond forever, mom Pam is eager to shake things up and show their kids—teen son Dax and duckling daughter Gwen—the whole wide world. After a migrating duck family alights on their pond with thrilling tales of far-flung places, Pam persuades Mack to embark on a family trip, via New York City, to tropical Jamaica. As the Mallards make their way South for the winter, their well-laid plans quickly go awry. The experience will inspire them to expand their horizons, open themselves up to new friends and accomplish more than they ever thought possible, while teaching them more about each other—and themselves—than they ever imagined.

The Iron Claw- Theaters                          https://youtu.be/8KVsaoveTbw?feature=shared

THE IRON CLAW “Based on a true story, the film follows the rise and fall of the Von Erich family, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a huge impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day, By Geoff Herbert




American Fiction- Theaters                   https://youtu.be/i0MbLCpYJPA?feature=shared

AMERICAN FICTION Jefferson’s hilarious directorial debut, which confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. Jeffrey Wright stars as Monk, a frustrated novelist who’s fed up with the establishment profiting from “Black” entertainment that relies on tired and offensive tropes. To prove his point, Monk uses a pen name to write an outlandish “Black” book of his own, a book that propels him to the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain.

December 25, 2023

The Color Purple- Theaters                               https://youtu.be/wPwzBUui1GA?feature=shared 

THE COLOR PURPLE Musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel about the life-long struggles of an African American woman living in the south during the early 1900s. Based on the novel by Alice Walker and based on the musical stage play, book (of the musical stage play) by Marsha Norman, music and lyrics by Brenda Russell,

The Boys in the Boat- Theaters                                https://youtu.be/dfEA-udzjjQ?feature=shared

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT The Boys in the Boat is a sports drama based on the #1 New York Times bestselling non-fiction novel written by Daniel James Brown. The film, directed by George Clooney, is about the 1936 University of Washington rowing team that competed for gold at the Summer Olympics in Berlin. This inspirational true story follows a group of underdogs at the height of the Great Depression as they are thrust into the spotlight and take on elite rivals from around the world.




Ferrari- Theaters                              https://youtu.be/8oOVNMjM1Jk?feature=shared

FERRARI It is the summer of 1957. Behind the spectacle of Formula 1, ex-racer Enzo Ferrari is in crisis. Bankruptcy threatens the factory he and his wife, Laura built from nothing ten years earlier. Their volatile marriage has been battered by the loss of their son, Dino a year earlier. Ferrari struggles to acknowledge his son Piero with Lina Lardi. Meanwhile, his drivers’ passion to win pushes them to the edge as they launch into the treacherous 1,000-mile race across Italy, the Mille Miglia.







Occupied City- Theaters           https://youtu.be/qOYrpk-A45s?si=pA6qvwLql7kaxVNu

OCCUPIED CITY The past collides with our precarious present in Steve McQueen’s bravura documentary Occupied City. From the streets of Amsterdam, McQueen creates two interlocking portraits: a vivid journey through the last years of pandemic and protest, and a door-to-door excavation of the Nazi occupation that still haunts his adopted city. What emerges is both devastating and life-affirming, an expansive meditation on memory, time, and where we’re headed.


January 12, 2024

Bob Marley::One Love- Theaters   https://youtu.be/vKTHVmwNaig

BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE celebrates the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity. On the big screen for the first time, discover Bob’s powerful story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music. Produced in partnership with the Marley family and starring Kingsley Ben-Adir as the legendary musician and Lashana Lynch as his wife Rita


Game of Thrones prequel The Hedge Knight gets series order for HBO

THE HEDGE OF KNIGHT A century before the events of Game of Thrones, two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros… a young, naïve but courageous knight, Ser Duncan the Tall, and his diminutive squire, Egg. Set in an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living memory, great destinies, powerful foes, and dangerous exploits all await these improbable and incomparable friends.

January 26, 2024

Wildfire- Theaters

WILDFIRE: THE LEGEND OF THE CHEROKEE GHOST HORSE tells a story of redemption and forgiveness as a young girl deals with her guilt following the tragic death of her parents. With the family facing financial ruin, the survivors move from Texas to Oklahoma to live with the Grandma Bette on her horse farm outside of Tahlequah. Emotionally lost and distraught, young Samantha finds peace from the attention she receives from a mysterious wild horse that seems to be following her as she walks home from school each day. Eventually, Samantha is able to contact and ride the horse – and with training help from a champion rodeo cowgirl – she enters competitive rodeo barrel racing and begins to accept her new situation. But her guilt remains, as Samantha hides the dark secret that she feels responsible for her parent’s death.

Writer, critic, film editor John Delia, Sr. has been on all sides of the movie business from publications to film making. He has worked as a film critic with ACED Magazine for more than 20 years and other publications for a total of 40 years. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Florida. John is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association and Central Florida Critics Association Send John a message at jdelia@acedmagazine.com