Bad Santa (The Unrated Version)

By Terry Zwigoff

The baddest Santa ever comes to town with the hilarious Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, and John Ritter! Ill-mannered store Santa Willie Stokes (Thornton) is really a safecracker with a holiday tradition of making one big score every Christmas Eve with his clever Elf-partner-in-crime Marcus. But this year’s heist-fest could be completely foiled by a snoopy store manager (Ritter), savvy mall detective (Mac), sexy Santa fan, and an innocent 8 year old misfit who thinks the intoxicated and felonious Willie is the real Santa he seeks.

The Gospel of Matthew

By David Batty

Four writers. Four narratives. One life. For the first time in film history the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John have been reconstructed in four feature length, documentary-style films. Narrated word for word by some of the world’s leading voice talent, the Gospels are coming to life like never before.

Spinning Man

By Simon Kaijser

When a 17-year old girl goes missing, family man and distinguished college professor, Evan Birch’s (Guy Pearce) life is turned upside down as circumstantial evidence convinces gruff police Detective Malloy (Pierce Brosnan) that Birch is a prime suspect. As Malloy begins to peel back the layers of Birch’s past indiscretions with female students, and his wife (Minnie Driver) begins to question his alibi, Birch’s life starts to unravel, and suddenly the questions that he’s faced with aren’t merely academic – they’re a matter of life and death.

Return

By Liza Johnson

When Kelli (Linda Cardellini, Freaks & Geeks, Brokeback Mountain) returns home from war, she expected to slowly but surely settle back into her life with her husband (Michael Shannon, Boardwalk Empire) and kids in the small town she grew up in. But she gradually realizes that the life she left behind is no longer there waiting for her. Depicting Kelli’s struggle to find her place in a life she no longer recognizes, Linda Cardellini delivers a tour de force performance, leading an all-star cast that also includes John Slattery (Mad Men).

A Lonely Place to Die

By Julian Gilbey

A group of climbers have made a grim discovery high up in the mountains. They have found an eight year old girl buried amongst the peaks: buried alive. Terrified, de-hydrated and unable to speak a word of English, she is the victim of an elaborate kidnapping plot. Alison, the group leader, puts it to her party to rescue her. But more dangerous than the terrain, more dangerous than the kidnappers is the father of the girl himself, a ruthless Serbian war criminal who has hired mercenaries to guarantee her safe return: brutal professional killers who will destroy anything that gets in their way. Alison and her party are in for the fight of their lives to do the right thing and bring the girl down off the mountains to safety…

Josie and the Pussycats (2001)

By Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont

Discover the sexy all-girl rock band that’s a national sensation. “The purrr-fect mix of sexy, cool comedy,” says KMAX-TV. Hot newcomers Josie (Rachael Leigh Cook), Melody (Tara Reid) and Val (Rosario Dawson) are three small-town musicians with big dreams but little future. Then fate gives the Pussycats the chance of a lifetime when band manager Wyatt (Alan Cumming) of Mega Records signs them overnight to an awesome recording contract. Suddenly, Josie and the Pussycats are living life in the fast lane with sold-out concerts, a number one single and global stardom. But it’s not all limousines and private jets. The Pussycats soon discover they’re being played like pawns in an evil plot by the record label’s maniacal CEO Fiona (Parker Posey) to control the youth of America.

The Keeper

By Keoni Waxman

In the vein of “The Professional” and “Man on Fire”, Steven Seagal plays an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, flees to New Mexico to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy businessman. When mobsters kidnap her, he hunts them down to rescue her and protect her.

Brewster’s Millions (1985)

By Walter Hill

Richard Pryor is Montgomery Brewster, a minor league baseball pitcher who discovers he has to blow $30 million in 30 days as a condition to inherit a much greater fortune. Here’s the catch: He will forfeit everything if he reveals to a soul the real reason he seems to be throwing away all that cash. With the help of his pal Spike (John Candy), they set off on a frantic spending spree the likes of which would bring any self-respecting accountant to his knees.

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare

By Wes Craven

This time staying awake won’t save you.. Ten years after writer and director Wes Craven (“Scream,” “The Hills Have Eyes”) brought his personal nightmares to the movie screen as Freddy Krueger in “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” the horrifying child killer returns, stepping out of his celluloid world to haunt the life of the actress who first defeated him on film. This seventh film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series has the cast starring as themselves in a wicked spin as key players from earlier installments are terrorized by Freddy Kreuger and his razor-fingered glove. Starring Robert Englund (“Urban Legend,” “The Mangler”), Heather Langenkamp (“TV’s Just the Ten of Us”), and Miko Hughes (“Apollo 13,” “Mercury Rising”).