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HBO’s Q: INTO THE STORM, A Six-Part Documentary Series Exploring The Origins Of QAnon, Debuts March 21

HBO’s Q: INTO THE STORM, a six-part documentary series, charts a labyrinthine journey to unmask the mastermind behind QAnon. Q: INTO THE STORM debuts with two back-to-back episodes SUNDAY, MARCH 21 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), with new episodes airing back-to-back subsequent Sundays at the same time. The series will premiere on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max. During the three-year global investigation, the series chronicles the evolution of “Q” in real-time with unprecedented access to key players, revealing how the anonymous character known only as “Q” uses conspiracy theories and information warfare to game the internet, hijack politics, and manipulate people’s thinking. The six episodes also examine the influence of QAnon on American culture and question the consequences of unfettered free speech permeating the darkest corners of the internet.
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Jeff Groth Editor on CHERRY, JOKER, and COMMUNITY

Today I'm joined by editor Jeff Groth to discuss his work on CHERRY, JOKER, and COMMUNITY. “Cherry” follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. Inspired by the best-selling novel of the same name, “Cherry” features Tom Holland in the title role as an unhinged character who drifts from dropping out of college to serving in Iraq as an Army medic and is only anchored by his one true love, Emily (Ciara Bravo). When Cherry returns home a war hero, he battles the demons of undiagnosed PTSD and spirals into drug addiction, surrounding himself with a menagerie of depraved misfits. Draining his finances, Cherry turns to bank robbing to fund his addiction, shattering his relationship with Emily along the way. Brought to the screen in bold, gritty fashion by visionary directors Anthony and Joe Russo, “Cherry” is a darkly humorous, unflinching comi

Clip from Nicholas Jarecki's CRISIS - Starring Gary Oldman, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear & Michelle Rodriguez

  A drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation. An architect recovering from an Oxycodone addiction tracks down the truth behind her son’s disappearance. A university professor battles unexpected revelations about his employer, a pharmaceutical company bringing a new “non-addictive” painkiller to market.  Set against the backdrop of the opioid epidemic, their stories collide in this dramatic thriller from writer/director Nicholas Jarecki (Arbitrage).

Official Trailer : HOSTAGE

  From writers Laura Ashley Polisena and Eddie Augustin (also director), the film follows young cheerleader Ashley, who was adopted by her parent’s killers. Years later, during a home robbery, her crazed family reveal what they are really capable of and Ashley must decide who’s side she is on.  Starring Nicole Hendersen, Mike Cannz, Daryl Marks and Tina Trineer, the film was produced by ‘Anxious Eddy Inc’ - producers on the project includeTony Manolikakis, Katiuscia Pierre and Laura Ashley Polisena and Giuseppe Monticciolo, who also executive produced.

FOLLOWING FILMS Podcast: Shatara Michelle Ford the writer, director, and producer of TEST PATTERN

 Today my guest is Shatara Michelle Ford the writer, director, and producer of TEST PATTERN. Part psychological horror, part realist drama, TEST PATTERN unfolds against the backdrop of national discussions around inequitable health care and policing, the #MeToo movement, and race in America. The film follows an interracial couple whose rock-solid relationship is put to the test when Renesha, a Black woman played by Brittany S. Hall, is sexually assaulted. Her white boyfriend (Will Brill) insistently pursues a rape kit and is met with medical and administrative incompetence at every turn. The film analyzes the effects of the systemic factors and social conditioning women face when navigating sex and consent within the American patriarchy, along with exploring institutional racism from a Black female point of view. To purchase tickets for a virtual screening of TEST PATTERN go to loftcinema.org . This episode is made possible by a sponsorship from Bookmans. Please review this episode whe

THE STYLIST Headlines ARROW's March Lineup

  Arrow Video announced today the March 1 release of Jill Gevargizian's The Stylist, the headliner of the March 2021 lineup of their subscription-based platform. Building on the success of the Arrow Video Channel and expanding its availability across multiple devices and countries, ARROW boasts a selection of cult classics, hidden gems and iconic horror films, all passionately curated by the ARROW team. The full March 2021 lineup will be announced shortly. Based on Gevargizian's award-winning short of the same name, The Stylist reunites Gevargizian with the short's lead actor Najarra Townsend (Contracted, Wolf Mother). Townsend stars as Claire, a lonely hairstylist who becomes obsessed with her clients...to their peril. Genre star Brea Grant (After Midnight, Beyond the Gates, director of 12 Hour Shift) joins the feature as Olivia, an unsuspecting bride who makes the deadly mistake of hiring Claire for her big day.

COME TRUE Trailer

Plagued by nightmares, a troubled teenager signs up to a sleep disorder study. Hoping that will finally stop her sinister dreams, she unknowingly becomes the channel to a horrifying new discovery. Commenting on the release down under, Peter Thompson, Sales & Acquisitions Director at Lightbulb Film Distribution, said: “We are thrilled to be bringing this ground-breaking feature to Australia and New Zealand audiences. Come True was the most talked about film at Fantasia last year and Anthony Scott Burns is truly a visionary director. This film doesn’t just require repeat viewings - it demands it." Come True  will be released in on Digital March 17 in Australia and New Zealand by Lightbulb Film Distribution. Available on iTunes, Google Play and Sony Playstation.

RAIN BEAU'S END Trailer

  Here is the new trailer for RAIN BEAU'S END, the story of a prominent, progressive lesbian couple that adopts a child mislabeled with a genetic predisposition for violence. As a result, the couple must face the ghosts of their past and contend with their hard-lined stance on acceptance. Will they stand for their values while trying to raise a loving family in the spotlight? The film features incredible performances from its ensemble, which includes SEAN YOUNG (Blade Runner) and ED ASNER ("Cobra Kai"). RAIN BEAU'S END will be available on  global video-on-demand (VOD) service LesFlicks on March 8, 2021

Teaser for ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE Shows Letto's Joker Trying on a Decidedly Heath Ledger Take

  In ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE, determined to ensure Superman’s (Henry Cavill) ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) aligns forces with Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions. The task proves more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face the demons of their own pasts to transcend that which has held them back, allowing them to come together, finally forming an unprecedented league of heroes. Now united, Batman (Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and The Flash (Ezra Miller) may be too late to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad and Darkseid and their dreadful intentions. Stream ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE on HBO Max in 4K UHD, HDR10, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos on supported devices.

Following Films Podcast: Toby Oliver Returns!!! This Time to Discuss BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR

Toby Oliver, ASC is an Australian film and television cinematographer best known for his work on over forty films including Get Out (2017), Happy Death Day (2017), and Insidious: The Last Key (2018). Variety named him one of the ten cinematographers to watch for in 2017. I had Toby on today to discuss his work on BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR. Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time - ever. This delightfully silly comedy from Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo will be available to rent on Feb 12th.