Criminals and vampires, oh my! From Dusk till Dawn is a star-studded 90’s classic featuring George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Salma Hayek and even Danny Trejo in one of his earliest roles. The film centers on two outlaws who take hostages in a seedy bar, only to find out that the clientele there is teeming with terrifying vampires. And boy are they hungry.
The Hunter is a must-see adventure through the untamed wilderness. Willem Dafoe stars as a hunter out to find the last Tasmanian tiger on Earth at the ask of a mysterious tech company. But the deeper he goes searching, the more he realizes the shadowy corporation will stop at nothing to get what they want.
Gods and Monsters
Gods and Monsters is a Hollywood drama for the ages. The film stars the talented Ian McKellen in the role of legendary director James Whale, whose movies include the horror classics Frankenstein, The Invisible Man and countless others. James spends most of his days alone and reminiscing about his past star-studded successes. But when he’s introduced to his new gardener, played by Brendan Fraser, both of their lives change as they form an unexpected friendship.
Scream is the epitome of 90s horror. The terrifying flick centers on a a group of friends who all start getting strange phone calls from a mysterious man. But when they realize the calls are coming from a deranged murderer out for bloody revenge, they have to fight for their lives before he gets there first. So… what’s your favorite scary movie?
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Falling Down shows what happens when a day goes from bad to much worse. The movie stars the talented Michael Douglas in the role of a normally peaceful guy who’s lost his job and just wants to get to his daughter’s birthday party. But when all of his frustrations bubble to the surface in the middle of traffic, he explodes and goes on a violent rampage across LA, lashing out at every wrong – and annoying – thing he sees. This is one intense and surprisingly humorous journey you won’t want to miss.
Equilibrium tells a dire dystopian story with unique visionary style. The film takes place in a world where emotions are outlawed, which includes the ban of art, music, and literature. The talented Christian Bale stars as a police officer who enforces these harsh laws. But when he misses a dose of his emotion-blocking drug, his eyes open to see – and feel – things like never before. What will he do with his new-found reality?
The Prestige may be one of the most magical movies of all time. The film stars the amazing Christian Bale yet again alongside Hugh Jackman. The two start out as magicians who work shows together until a trick goes terribly awry, driving a huge wedge between them. What was once a partnership leads to a serious rivalry as they go further and further to sabotage each other. But what is the true cost of the most convincing illusion? Be sure not to blink while you watch the trickery unfold.
The truth is out there, and Charlie Sheen is out to find it in The Arrival. The film stars Charlie in the role of an astronomer who discovers an alien radio signal and gets fired as a result. He soon realizes there are many more hidden forces at work, so he sets to get to the bottom of the dark conspiracy before it’s too late. Do these aliens come in peace?
Empathy and knowledge can help bring about change. And we are passionate about the power of cinema and its ability to drive that change forward to make a difference. So we are sharing the voices of these talented black creators and visionaries through their inspirational cinematic stories.
Just Mercy tells the true story centered around a much needed battle for justice. The film stars Jamie Foxx as wrongfully convicted Walter McMillian and Michael B. Jordan as Bryan Stevenson, a Harvard graduate who fights to prove his innocence in a murder case. But the odds are heavily stacked against McMillian in an unjust system, making Stevenson’s fight that much more grueling and inspirational.
Selma centers on the true story behind the events in 1965 Alabama. The film stars David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and chronicles his campaign to get equal voting rights for everyone in the midst of ongoing hatred and violence. Watch history in the making in this stirring drama.
The Hate U Give
The Hate U Give is a bestseller-turned-film that shows the importance of courage in the face of adversity. The film stars Amandla Stenberg as Starr Carter, a young girl who witnesses her childhood friend get killed. Despite all the pressure she faces from all sides, she’s got to find the strength to fight for what’s right.
Ali tells the incredible story of one of history’s most talented fighters, Muhammad Ali. Will Smith dedicates himself to the role of the complex man behind the legend, all the controversies surrounding him, his accomplishments, and everything in between.
Brian Banks is another true story of persistence and triumph. The film centers around a talented high school footballer set to play for USC. But when he’s wrongfully convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, he has to fight the broken justice system for years to gain his freedom, and overcome all odds to play for the NFL.
Antwone Fisher is an inspirational story of growth and forgiveness. The film centers on a young sailor, played by Derek Luke, who meets with a psychiatrist, played by Denzel Washington, after an outburst with a crewman. Through his long and difficult journey, Antwone must reckon with all of the pain from his past in order to move forward and truly start living.
The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees is a novel-turned-film with an impressive female cast, starring the likes of Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, and Alicia Keys. The film set in 1964 Southern Carolina centers on a young girl who escapes her troubled life with her nanny and finds solace with three kind beekeeping sisters. During her stay, she reconnects with her mysterious past and reckons with the adversity facing the sisters helping take care of her.
Blindspotting is an intense drama set in modern day Oakland, California. This film centers on Collin, played by Deveed Diggs, a man who has to make it through his final days of probation so he can start a new life. His childhood friend Miles, played by Rafael Casal, may show him a good time but also proves to be a lot of trouble, forcing Collin to make some tough decisions.