The roll-out of special films is going on fast with Chinoni Chukku up toPark Chan Wook The decision to leave and A24s night star Joining releases from past weeks to populate theaters as awards season gathers steam.
up to, from United Artists Releasing, had its world premiere at the ongoing New York Film Festival to rave reviews (100% on Rotten Tomatoes, with a star turn for Daniel DeWyler). It opens on 16 screens in five markets – NY, LA, Chicago, Atlanta and Washington DC. . But the obvious violence is so decidedly left out of the frame, focusing instead on Deadpool’s mother Tell-Mobley, Emmett’s mother, as she pursues justice for her son. Word of mouth, that it is first and foremost a powerful cinematic journey that changes a person’s history, will be important.
Tell-Mobley “stood up, she made a difference,” said UR President Eric Loomis. “It’s a tough subject covered delicately.” The film opens at a combination of high-end commercial and commercial African-American locations including Lincoln Square, Union Square and Harlem in New York, and The Grove, Century City and Baldwin Hills in LA. It will add more markets next week before a national rollout.
The cast also stars Jalen Hall, Frankie Faison, Haley Bennett, and Whoopi Goldberg. Producers: Keith Beauchamp, Barbara Broccoli, Whoopi Goldberg, Thomas Levine, Michael Reilly and Frederick Zulu. Last time review here.
Moby offers The decision to leave Three locations in New York (Angelica Film Center) and Los Angeles (AMC Sunset 5 and AMC Culver City). It rolls out to a few dozen theaters next week, eventually going to several hundred — the largest release footprint yet for the distributor, global streaming service and production company. Park won Best Director at Cannes for the film, which is South Korea’s entry for the Best International Feature Oscar. It has a 92 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Last time review here.
“He’s in that rare spot – he doesn’t come out with a movie every year. This has been going on for a long time,” said Chris Wells, director of distribution for Mbi. “This is a different kind of park film, a very mature love story, not overtly violent or sexual. It’s a whole new level of art. The first film in six years by the director of old man And handicraft The hope is to bring a new audience to his work, Wells said.
Hitchcockian romantic thriller follows a detective (Park Hae-il, the host) who, while investigating a recently widowed woman, finds himself caught in a web of deceit and lust A desire for caution).
Wells noted as others have that traditional platform releases — which in many instances fell by the wayside during Covid in favor of wider distribution on a weekly basis — are back. The market is “naturally returning to the way it was for major art house releases,” a sign of a gradual return to normalcy.
Another special openings: A24 presents Claire Danes’ Cannes Grand Prix winner night starRomantic thriller about a young American journalist trapped in present-day Nicaragua who falls for a mysterious Englishman, but soon realizes he may be in more danger than she is. Based on the 1986 novel by Dennis Johnson. Written by Claire Danes. Starring Margaret Coley, Joe Alvin, Danny Ramirez, Benny Safdie. Theater count not available. The day before the Hulu release and the date is October 28. Review the deadline here.
Netflix expands Edward Berger’s All quiet on the Western Front 35 theaters in about 20 cities, including IFC Center in Paris and NYC, Landmark Westwood, Los Feliz, and BB in LA, as well as theaters in Toronto and Vancouver. Germany’s Oscar entry for Best International Feature premiered at TIFF, deadline review here.
streamers good nurse Opening on Wednesday, October 19 in more than 30 theaters including the IFC Center in Paris and NY and iPic Westwood, Los Feliz and the Bay in LA. Tobias Lindholm’s film, based on a true crime story about a serial killer nurse, premiered in Toronto and stars Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain. Based on the book by Charles Graber. Last time review here.
Apple opens Raymond and Ray In six theaters in LA and NY. By Rodrigo Garcia, it stars Ethan Hawke and Ewan McGregor as half-brothers who reunite when their estranged father dies and discovers that their last wish was to dig his grave. It screened at TIFF, last time review here.
Kevin Lewis’ Open Screen Media cursed 10 in theaters and on demand. The horror film stars Meena Sawari, Sarah Gray, Meg Foster and Alexis Knapp. It follows a young woman who is forced to return home after the death of her mother. Guilt-ridden and desperate to escape the terrifying landscape, she takes on the role of caretaker for a cynical, old woman who lives alone in the woods – but all is not as it seems.
High heaven gifts eternal spring, Canadian submission for Best International Feature Film, at Film Forum. Jason Loftus’ animated documentary highlights the work of internationally renowned comic book illustrator Daxiong.Justice League, star wars). A member of the banned Falun Gong spiritual group, he was forced to flee China after police raids in the city of Changchun. Dexong uses animation to tell the true story of the movement’s takeover of the television station, after which thousands of people were arrested, tortured and imprisoned. eternal spring It was featured at the London and New York Human Rights Watch Film Festivals and won the Audience Award at Hot Ducks in Toronto.
Juno Films presents Peter Hedges Same storm in NY/LA. It’s an intimate, emotional glimpse into the lives of twenty-four characters with the pandemic as the backdrop of the spring and summer of 2020. The film’s actors, directors and crew worked from their homes celebrating filmmaking as a communal art. Premiering at Telluride in 2021, review the finale here. With Sandra Oh, Noma Domzwini, Mary Louise Parker, Judith Light, Ron Livingston, Rosemary DeWitt, Elaine May, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pell, Renzi Feliz, Brittany Bradford, Raul Castillo, Raza Jaffrey, Daphne Rubin, Camila-V. Perez, David Zaldivar, Moses Ingram, Kay Todd Freeman, Danny Burstein, Jin Ha, Joel de La Fuente, Joshua Leonard, Corey Michael Smith and Otto Blankson Wood.
Presented by Cinedigm Sale/Purchase/Date In limited release. A hybrid doco/narrative following Tony-winning actress and comedian Sarah Jones, with Bryan Cranston, Rosario Dawson and Alana Glazer. Executive produced by Meryl Streep. As a mixed-race black woman in America, Jones explores her personal relationship to one of the most misunderstood issues in our current culture, along with the multicultural characters for which she is known: sexuality. Industry, and the amazing variety of people who have a life. pulls Through interviews and celebrity on-camera, the film poses the question: How can we as a society have a healthy relationship with gender, power, race and our economy, without exploitation or stigmatization? Originally Jones’ Off-Broadway solo show, the film premiered at SXSW.