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400 Days

400 Days

January 12, 2016

400 Days.  No rating.  Four astronauts are sent on a simulated mission to a distant planet to test the psychological effects of deep space travel. Isolated for 400 days, the crew’s mental state begins to deteriorate when they lose communication with the outside world. Forced to exit the ship, they discover that the mission may not just be a simulation after all. The film premieres on VOD on Tuesday, January 12. No critic reviews are available as of this writing.

Starring: Brandon Routh, Dane Cook, Caity Lotz
Director: Matt Osterman
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller

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45 Years

45 Years

June 14, 2016

45 Years.  Rating:  4 (out of 5).  There is only one week until the 45th wedding anniversary of Kate Mercer and all the planning for the party is going well, until she receives a letter from her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time of the party, there may not be a marriage left to celebrate. The film will premiere on VOD on Tuesday, June 14.  The Hollywood Reporter notes, “Do not expect blazing emotional fireworks, just finely calibrated performances and deep reserves of inner torment.”

Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay
Director: Andrew Haigh
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance

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4th Man Out

4th Man Out

February 02, 2016

4th Man Out.  Rating:  3 (out of 5).  A small town mechanic based in upstate New York decides that his 24th birthday is the perfect time to tell his friends and family that he is gay. Catch the film on VOD on Friday, February 5th.  Variety notes, “This thoroughly ingratiating, touchingly heartfelt comedy doesn’t have marquee names or an attention-grabbing hook, but hopefully its sheer likability will grab some deserved niche theatrical and home-format attention.”

Starring: Parker Young, Evan Todd, Chord Overstreet
Director: Andrew Nackman
Rating: Unrated
Genre:  Drama, Comedy

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5 Flights Up

5 Flights Up

May 05, 2015

5 Flights Up.  No rating.   Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton play a long-time married couple who’ve spent their lives together in the same Brooklyn apartment and now become overwhelmed when they try to find a new place to live.  Watch for it on VOD starting Friday, May 8. Compuserve gives the movie a B+ calling it “a heartfelt drama.”   We say, it looks like a nice movie.

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Cynthia Nixon, Korey Jackson, Claire van der Boom, Carrie Preston
Director: Richard Loncraine
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama

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5 To 7

5 To 7

April 07, 2015

5 to 7.  Rating:  4 (out of 5).  When 20-something aspiring writer Brian meets a glamorous French woman in the streets of Manhattan, it leads into a passionate love affair. The catch is she’s married and can only meet him between the hours of 5 and 7 in a hotel room. When he desires for more hours with the woman of his dreams, he learns hard lessons about life and love. The film will premiere on VOD on Friday, April 10. According to the New York Observer, “Nothing turns out the way you expect it. Everyone has an F.A.O. Schwarz gift box full of surprises before 5 to 7 smoothly sails into its final sunset over the Manhattan skyline, and so will you.”

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Bérénice Marlohe, Lambert Wilson, Olivia Thirlby
Director: Victor Levin
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance

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600 Miles

600 Miles

July 05, 2016

600 Miles (600 Millas).  Rating:  3 (out of 5).  ATF Agent Hank Harris is looking to apprehend Arnulfo Rubio, a weapons runner for a deadly Mexican cartel, but gets kidnapped by the latter instead. Rubio takes him to his bosses, but during the 600-miles long drive, they slowly form an unusual bond. Catch “600 Miles” on VOD starting Tuesday, July 5.  The Hollywood Reporter describes the movie as “A well-made gunrunning thriller that doesn’t quite ignite.”

Starring: Tim Roth, Kristyan Ferrer, Mónica Del Carmen
Director: Gabriel Ripstein
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense

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7 Chinese Brothers

7 Chinese Brothers

August 25, 2015

7 Chinese Brothers.  Rating:  2 (out of 5).  Larry, an unqualified, unemployable, inebriated prankster, takes a part time job vacuuming and washing windshields. He finds himself mixed up with hostile coworkers and unhappy customers, while also finding himself smitten with his lovely boss, Lupe Torrez. Will he be able to keep it all together to win the girl of his dreams, provide for his best friend, his dog Arrow, and do his grandma proud? You’ll find the film on VOD starting Friday, August 28. Variety says, ““Brothers’” script hardly provides enough to hang a short on.”

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Stephen Root, Olympia Dukakis
Director: Bob Byington
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy

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7 Minutes

7 Minutes

June 23, 2015

7 Minutes. After being indebted to a psychopathic drug lord, three high school friends are forced to commit a robbery. Things seem to be going well, until it goes horribly wrong. The film will premiere on VOD on Friday, June 26. No critic reviews are available as of this writing.

Starring: Luke Mitchell, Jason Ritter, Zane Holtz, Leven Rambin, Kris Kristofferson, Kevin Gage Director: Jay Martin
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime

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