RWBY: Volume 5

By Kerry Shawcross

Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are each entangled in journeys of their own, but they all share one destination: Haven Academy. Whether it’s the promise of ancient relics, mystical maidens, or simply more power, it’s clear that the stage for the next great battle for Remnant has been chosen. The question is, with so many players in this game, who’s going to come out on top?

A Better Tomorrow

By Hae-sung Song

A new take on the Hong Kong action classic that launched Chow Yun Fat to international stardom, director Song Hae-seong’s remake of A Better Tomorrow features an all-star class including Seung-heon Song, Kang-woo Kim, and Jin-mo Ju. In the treacherous world of the black-market weapons trade, honor and vengeance go hand in hand. Adapted from writer/director John Woo’s original screenplay.

Les Girls

By George Cukor

When a dancer publishes her memoirs, she is sued for libel by the other two members of her troupe. Utilizing a clever “Rashomon” style flashback, this Cole Porter musical offers each of the dancer’s differing points of view as they recall their relationship with the great hoofer, Gene Kelly (“An American In Paris,” “Singin’ In the Rain”). This Oscar-winning film was directed by the great Oscar-winner George Cukor (“My Fair Lady,” “Gaslight,” “The Philadelphia Story”). Co-starring Mitzi Gaynor (“South Pacific”).

The Virgin Spring

By Ingmar Bergman

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring is a harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden. Starring frequent Bergman collaborator and screen icon Max von Sydow, the film is both beautiful and cruel in its depiction of a world teetering between paganism and Christianity, and of one father’s need to avenge the death of a child.

London Town

By Derrick Borte

Experience the music and energy of the 1970s punk underground. When fifteen-year-old Shay (Daniel Huttlestone) hears the music of The Clash for the first time, it’s a revelation, opening up a new world of social consciousness and anti-establishment defiance beyond anything he’s known in his dead-end London suburb. Drawn into the heart of the city’s burgeoning punk scene, he forges two relationships that will change his life, falling in love with rebellious cool girl Vivian (Nell Williams) and finding an unexpected connection with none other than The Clash’s electrifying frontman, Joe Strummer (Jonathan Rhys Meyers). Propelled by a blistering soundtrack that bounces from The Clash to The Ramones to Buzzcocks, London Town captures the sound and spirit of a scene that shook the world.

My Normal

By Irving Schwartz

“My Normal” is the story of Natalie, a young lesbian from the Lower East Side, who’s struggling to find a balance between her dreams of becoming a film maker and her lifestyle as a dominatrix. Her exotic looks and unconventional techniques make her one of the most desirable mistresses in the NYC underground. After befriending her weed dealer and igniting a steamy love affair with her new girl, Natalie gets an internship on a real movie set. But if everything she ever wanted is becoming a reality, why is her life falling apart? When it seems that all is lost, Natalie realizes that the only way to turn her dreams into reality is to use her unique talents as a dominatrix to get exactly what she wants.

The Man Called Flintstone

By William Hanna & Joseph Barbera

Meet Fred Flintstone, super spy. He’s the kind of guy who’d go down in history, except this is the Stone Age and history hasn’t been invented yet. What, you don’t know him? You will when you watch the feature-length cartoon spy spoof The Man Called Flintstone. Our man from Bedrock takes on the mission of an injured super agent who looks exactly like Fred. His task: find the arch-baddie Green Goose and stop his world-domination plan. So, pretending to be on a modern Stone-Age family vacation with Wilma, Barney and Betty, Fred wings overseas to Eurock for some wild and woolly-mammoth intrigue. This is one spy caper that won’t be finished ’til it’s yabba-dabba-done!

Street Fight

By Marshall Curry

Street Fight is a thrilling Academy Award®-nominated story of bare-knuckle politics in America. When a young unknown challenger named Cory Booker takes on the head of a powerful political machine, he discovers that sometimes elections are won and lost in the streets. Gritty, funny, and surprisingly inspirational, the film goes behind-the-scenes in a rough-and-tumble campaign and offers an intimate, unvarnished view of Booker before he became a U.S. Senator and regular fixture on national political talk shows. Street Fight also explores the complex politics of race in an election that pits Spike Lee and Cornel West against Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, and features Bill Bradley and Chris Christie. Directed by two-time Oscar nominated documentary filmmaker, Marshall Curry, and winner of the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, the critically acclaimed film was called “the best American political documentary since The War Room” by the Washington Post.