Ex-cop Billy Taggart is on the hunt for both redemption and revenge in a city where corruption, injustice and violence are part of the everyday life. This follows the framing of him as the murderer of the man who raped and killed his girlfriend’s younger sister. He is also pulled into the dirty business of the most powerful in the city – people who won’t hesitate to murder whoever gets in their way.
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta Jones
Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley delivers an astonishing performance in playing guitar, singing and embodying Jeff Buckley. The film follows the true story of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley’s
eminent 1991 performance at his father’s tribute concert in St. Ann’s Church.
Actors: Penn Badgley, Kate Nash,, Bill Sadler
Directed by ‘Pineapple Express’ director and adapted from Icelandic film ‘Either Way’, about Alvin and his girlfriend’s brother, Lance, leave the city behind to spend the summer in solitude repainting traffic lines down the center of a country highway ravaged by wildfire. As they sink into their job in the remarkable landscape, they learn more than they want to about each
other and their own limitations. An unlikely friendship develops through humor and nasty exchanges, leading to surprising affection.
Actors: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch
Two teenage girls skip school together, talk about love, religion and politics and dream of lives bigger than their mothers’ domesticity. But the growing threat of nuclear war casts a shadow over their lives. Both rebel against their mothers and Ginger’s pacifist father, a romantic, bohemian figure to the girls. He encourages Ginger’s activism, while Rosa starts to take a very different interest in him.
Actors: Elle Fanning, Oliver Platt, Jodhi May, Annette Bening, Alice Englert, Timothy Spall, Christina Hendricks, Alessandro Nivola