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Breaking Olympia: The Phil Heath Story

Breaking Olympia: The Phil Heath Story is the definitive, never-before-told told story of Phil Heath – perhaps the greatest bodybuilder of all time. Featuring interviews with Dwayne Johnson, Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler, Kai Greene, Brandon Curry, Dexter Jackson, and many more, Breaking Olympia tracks the pivotal point in Heath’s career when, despite being plagued by injuries that come with 18 years of physical and mental sacrifice, Heath stands on the edge of altering the face of bodybuilding history. AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL TO RENT AND OWN FROM MARCH 26, 2024


Elizabeth Hurley and Georgia Lock star in a sensual thriller with a devilish twist. On the anniversary of Rebecca’s (Lauren McQueen) death, Mia (Lock) returns to the Caribbean paradise where she and her best friend shared her final days. As Mia and sets out to unravel the mysterious events of her passing, old passions rise, new secrets are uncovered and Mia is pulled into a seductive world of sex, betrayal and murder. ON DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND: 4/5/2024

Indigo Girls Jukebox Musical GLITTER & DOOM Opens March 8

GLITTER & DOOM follows the love at first sight journey of a circus dreamer, played by Filipino star Alex Diaz, and struggling musician, played by UK newcomer Alan Cammish. An undeniable spark sets an epic summer romance on its course until the realities of pursuing their dreams threaten to tear them apart. Ming Na-Wen and Missi Pyle co-star as Glitter and Doom’s respective mothers. The star-studded supporting cast is rounded out by queer talent including: Lea DeLaria, Tig Notaro, Kate Pierson (B-52s), Drag Race alum Peppermint, Broadway star Beth Malone and the Indigo Girls themselves, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. Opens in Theaters March 8  New York: The Quad Cinema | LA: Landmark Theaters Sunset *National Rollout to Follow

Trailer and Poster for MAX BEYOND

  Max Beyond tells the story of Max, a young boy held captive in a research facility. Using his ability to create rifts in the fabric of spacetime across parallel universes, he searches for the reality in which his brother Leon, a former-marine, manages to rescue him. With attempt after attempt ending in Leon’s death, the strain starts to take its toll on both brothers. When Max discovers his captors are using his power against him, he realizes he must stop focusing on how the story ends and rewrite the story from the beginning. The cast includes BAFTA-award winning actor Jane Perry (Cyberpunk 2077, Hitman, Returnal), Dave Fennoy (The Walking Dead) and Cade Tropeano (Black Bird). Motion capture performances from Ace Ruele (Eternals) and Alex Kong (Marvel Studio's What If?). Available on US Digital Platforms  April 23rd


In this gripping action-thriller, Adam (Luke Evans), an ex-con back in his old neighborhood after serving a 16-year stretch for murder, walks a rocky path of forgiveness toward the son who grew up without him, while the bitter, volatile brother of the youth he killed looms in the background. Meanwhile, Mike (Rory Culkin), sick of doing the bidding of his drug-dealing uncle (Alex Pettyfer), is desperate to leave his sordid life behind. When Adam and Mike’s paths converge, inescapable destiny will give way to violence…and a final, fleeting shot at redemption.  In Theaters, On Digital and On Demand on March 8

Trailer: FRENCH GIRL - Starring Zach Braff, Evelyne Brochu, William Fichtner and Vanessa Hudgens

Zach Braff, Vanessa Hudgens, and Evelyne Brochu star in this heartwarming romantic comedy. Gordon, a hopeless romantic, finds his proposal plans are thrown into chaos when his girlfriend is swept away to Quebec by a job offer from her ex, a sophisticated celebrity chef. Determined to keep their love alive, Gordon leaves Brooklyn for her hometown, only to find himself hilariously out of his depth in attempting to charm her hard-to-impress, French-speaking family. In Theaters March 15 and on Digital March 19

The Omicron Killer Slashes Into Thetres Next Week

A copycat serial killer, killing his last victim on the anniversary of the death of the original killer, decides to retire from his life of murder. But his retirement doesn’t last for long. Attacked by vicious thugs, left severely wounded and hospitalized, The Omicron Killer returns, hellbent on vengeance as he embarks on a new reign of terror! Writer-Director Jeff Knite’s The Omicron Killer unites international movie star Bai Ling (The Crow, Dumplings), “Scream Queen” Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp, Terrifier 2), and Legendary actress Lynn Lowry (George Romero’s The Crazies, David Cronenberg’s Shivers) in a high-octane, terror-filled tale of suspense. The film also features Impractical Jokers’ Rob Emmer as never seen before. Co-written by Knite with Paugh Shadow, who also plays the title character, the film is executive produced by Richard Bernstein and Stream producer Chris Guttadaro, along with Chris Lazzaro, a former producer at Fuzz On The Lens productions (Stream, Terrifier 2, Terr

CAMP PLEASANT LAKE Hits Cinemas and VOD February 27

In CAMP PLEASANT LAKE, Rick and Darlene Rutherford breathe life into the eerie remnants of an old campsite, unaware of its dark past. Strange occurrences haunt the area, mirroring the tragedies of the old camp, where two decades earlier, a young girl was kidnapped and her parents brutally murdered. Amidst chilling atmospheres and long-forgotten secrets, the couple grapples with a horrifying revelation—they are entwined in the camp's history. And as the shadows of the past collide with the present, the Rutherfords must confront the haunting histories of a sinister crime. Written and directed by Thomas Walton, Camp Pleasant Lake stars Lipnicki alongside Bonnie Aarons (The Nun 1 and 2, Jakob's Wife), Andrew Divoff (Wishmaster 1 and 2), Michael ParΓ© (Eddie and the Cruisers, Streets of Fire), Kelly Lynn Reiter, Robert LaSardo (Death Race), Maritza Brikisak, and Greg Tally. CAMP PLEASANT LAKE will be in select cinemas and on VOD February 27th

THE HOBBY - New Documentary About the High Stakes World of Card Trading Releasing Digitally on February 16th

A McDonald’s Happy Meal shortage. A security guard escort. Guns pulled in a Target parking lot. All of these are caused by a common factor: trading cards. In 2020, a new BOOM began. For the first time, large hedge funds, celebrities like Logan Paul and Steve Aoki, nostalgic millennials, entrepreneurs like Josh Luber, and billionaires scrambled to add sports, PokΓ©mon, and other hot item cards to their collections and portfolios. Over the next two years, the hobby exploded — even causing card grading services to shut down due to overwhelming customer service. This documentary is a character-driven feel good deep dive into the high-stakes, eccentric world of card collecting, following buyers, sellers, card shop owners, graders, online streamers, auctioneers, and more, who all participate in the hobby in their own unique ways.  Releasing Digitally on February 16th


  DIRECTED BY : Doug Liman SCREENPLAY BY : Anthony Bagarozzi, Charles Mondry BASED ON : the motion picture “Road House” screenplay by David Lee Henry and Hilary Henkin  STORY BY : Anthony Bagarozzi, Charles Mondry, David Lee Henry In this adrenaline-fueled reimagining of the 80s cult classic, ex-UFC fighter Dalton (Jake Gyllenhaal) takes a job as a bouncer at a Florida Keys roadhouse, only to discover that this paradise is not all it seems.

THE HUMAN TRAP Trailer and Release Info

South Korean horror film THE HUMAN TRAP will debut on Amazon Prime and other VOD/Streaming Platforms January 12, 2024. A group of naΓ―ve teens whose hoped-for weekend outing turns into a deadly camping-trip-from-hell. For they can sing the first stanza of Kumbaya, the foursome are rounded up and taken to a makeshift medical lab where a deranged Christian “doctor” and his evil assistant plan shocking medical experimentations on the captured teens. Infused with pitch black humor, The Human Trap unleashes waves of shocking violence as the terrified teens fight for their lives. The film is directed by Lee Moon-young and stars Kim Dong-ho, Byeol Kang, Park Yeon-woo. THE HUMAN TRAP Premieres 1/11/24 on Amazon Prime

Following Films Podcast: Chris Gore on AWARD THIS!

  Today we are joined by Chris Gore to discuss Film Threats 2023 AWARD THIS! award show. Film Threat’s Award This!  is an independent film industry staple celebrating the best in independent cinema. In its fifth year, with a live in-person event on Sunday, December 10th at the Frida Cinema, the 2023 AWARD THIS! Promises to be one of the most exciting to date. For tickets and more information go to . Now, without further ado, here’s my conversation with Chris Gore

FERRARI Starring Adam Driver Official Poster and Trailer

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. I'm always on board for a new Michael Mann film, but this one could very well be the perfect marriage of maker and material. Could not be more excited!!!!

TERRIFIER 3 Teaser and Poster

  During the re-release of Terrifier 2 in theaters on November 1, which came in at number 5 in gross box office, fans had the opportunity to catch the Terrifier 3 teaser. The teaser also revealed an intriguing twist—the upcoming installment will be Christmas-themed, adding an extra layer of anticipation for horror enthusiasts. In the third installment of Damien Leone’s breakout horror film, Art the Clown is set to unleash chaos on the unsuspecting residents of Miles County as they peacefully drift off to sleep on Christmas Eve.  The release date of Terrifier 3 is 2 years after its predecessor, Terrifier 2, which was released theatrically on October 6, 2022. The ultra-gory, 138-minute unrated film ravaged theaters during its highly publicized theatrical run, pulling in over $11 Million in domestic box office. During that time, Terrifier 2 found its way to mainstream press with Variety detailing how Terrifier 2 “became this year’s unlikeliest box office success” and how the film “is insp

Biopic of Joe Cocker In Development Based on Mark Bego's Biography

Producer Lisa Saltzman announced today the acquisition of film rights to Mark Bego’s upcoming biography Joe Cocker: With a Lot of Help from His Friends which follows the life and career of the Grammy Award-winning hitmaker.  Mark Bego, the author of 68 published books on rock and roll, will release his next book Joe: Cocker: With a Lot of Help From His Friends published by Yorkshire Publishing on November 16, 2023. The biography tells the story of Cocker's life as one of “achieving goals, making disastrous mistakes, and eventually finding happiness and redemption in the eleventh hour.” It is the first biography written about Cocker since his death in 2014.  Joe Cocker, a British blues-rock singer known for his raspy voice, became one of the most distinctive vocalists of his generation. His first album featured a cover of "With a Little Help from My Friends" by the Beatles, which catapulted him to near-instant stardom. Cocker achieved international fame the following year

Shout! TV Presents Masters of Monsters, A Celebration of Godzilla Day, Streaming 11/3

Shout! TV will present an encore presentation of the 2022 Masters of Monsters Godzilla marathon hosted by horror legend John Carpenter. In celebration of Godzilla Day on November 3rd, Shout! TV will replay the marathon, as well as other fan-favorite Godzilla films. The Masters of Monsters marathon will include Gojira (1954), Rodan, and Ghidorah, the Three-headed Monster, and The War of the Gargantuas. Fans can also celebrate the Godzilla Day festivities early with Shout! TV’s sister channel TokuSHOUTsu as it runs Godzilla programming all week beginning October 30. GODZILLA DAY (11/3) SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING: ALL TIMES IN PDT 12:00 AM: Godzilla, King of the Monsters! 2:00 AM: Destroy All Monsters 4:00 AM: Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla 6:00 AM: Son of Godzilla 8:00 AM: Mothra vs Godzilla 10:00 AM: Terror of Mechagodzilla 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Masters of Monsters Programming with Interstitials 12:00 PM: Godzilla, The Uncut Japanese Original (Gojira) 2:00 PM: Rodan 4:00 PM: Ghidorah, The Three-Hea

PASSION Blu-ray Review

Passion, the debut feature from Ryusuke Hamaguchi, is a mesmerizing exploration of intersecting love triangles and the complex emotions that come with them. Released on Blu-ray, this film provides an intimate and thought-provoking look at the intricacies of modern relationships, showcasing Hamaguchi's early talent as an auteur and foreshadowing his later acclaimed works. The story revolves around a group of thirtysomethings who find themselves entangled in a web of love, secrets, and confessions. The story unfolds as a couple, Kaho and Tomoya, announce their engagement to their friends during dinner, only to reveal a past affair by the groom. What follows is an emotionally charged evening where the characters are led into a series of deeply vulnerable and shocking exchanges. The film masterfully delves into the exposed-nerve confessions and unrequited attachments of its characters, portraying their struggles with raw and unfiltered honesty. It's a testament to Hamaguchi's s

OUT TOMORROW! The Nursery Rhyme turns horror movie! MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB!

   A universally known children’s story turns slasher horror film in Mary Had a Little Lamb, directed by visual effects artist and animator Jason Arber (Meg 2 : The Trench), which has been acquired by Uncork’d Entertainment for a release this fall. A radio host and her crew set out to discover the truth behind some disappearances for a true crime show. They will soon learn that there is far more to discover when they meet Mary and her lamb. Who will make it out alive of this house of horrors? “Campy and fun, with terrific special and visual effects, we expect Mary Had a Little Lamb will be one of the most popular titles on our schedule this quarter”, said Keith Leopard, President Uncork’d Entertainment. “We can’t wait to hear what audiences this of this super fun horror film.” Directed by Jason Arber, and starring May Kelly, Danielle Scott, and Christine Ann Nyland, Mary Had A Little Lamb will release on Digital and DVD October 3. MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB releases October 3 on Digital an

TENEBRAE 4K Blu-ray Review

The Film Dario Argento's "Tenebrae" is a masterpiece of Italian giallo cinema that continues to captivate and thrill audiences even decades after its release. As a fervent fan of Argento's work, I can't help but sing the praises of this exceptional film. "Tenebrae" is a masterclass in suspense and style. Argento's direction is nothing short of mesmerizing, weaving a complex and thrilling narrative that keeps you guessing until the very end. The film's plot, centered around a series of gruesome murders inspired by a popular author's novel, is a labyrinth of twists and turns that will leave you on the edge of your seat. What sets "Tenebrae" apart from many other films in the giallo genre is its visual and auditory brilliance. Argento's use of vivid colors, striking compositions, and innovative camera work is simply breathtaking. Each shot feels meticulously crafted, and the film's Italian locations are showcased in all their g

Official Trailer for V/H/S/85

  Directors: David Bruckner, Scott Derrickson, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Natasha Kermani, Mike Nelson An ominous mixtape blends never before seen snuff footage with nightmarish newscasts and disturbing home video to create a surreal, analog mashup of the forgotten 80s. Premiering On Shudder October 6th