KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (2019)
Critics Consensus: A galvanizing glimpse behind the scenes of a pivotal election, Knock Down the House should prove engrossing
for viewers of all political persuasions.
Synopsis: When tragedy struck her family in the midst of the financial crisis, Bronx-born Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had to work
double shifts... [More]
Starring: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush, Paula Jean Swearengin.
Critics Consensus: Shirkers uses one woman's interrogation of a pivotal personal disappointment to offer affecting observations on
creativity, lost opportunity, and coming to terms with the past.
Synopsis: Shirkers was a Singapore-made 1992 cult classic from teenage friends Sandi Tan, Jasmine Ng and Sophie Siddique--or it
would have... [More]
Starring: Jasmine Kin Kia Ng
TRONG ISLAND (2017)
Critics Consensus: Strong Island uses one family's heartbreaking tragedy to offer a sobering picture of racial injustice in modern
Synopsis: In April 1992, on Long Island NY, William Jr., the Ford's eldest child, a black 24 year-old teacher, was killed... [More]
CHASING CORAL (2017)
Critics Consensus: Chasing Coral offers a breathtakingly beautiful look at some of the Earth's most incredible natural wonders while
delivering a sobering warning about their uncertain future.
Synopsis: Coral reefs are the nursery for all life in the oceans, a remarkable ecosystem that sustains us. Yet with carbon... [More]
MERCURY 13 (2018)
Critics Consensus: Mercury 13 offers yet another sobering example of how institutionalized sexism has thwarted countless dreams
-- and held nations back from their full potential.
Synopsis: Mercury 13 is a remarkable story of the women who were tested for spaceflight in 1961 before their dreams were... [More]
Critics Consensus: Virunga offers a heart-rending glimpse of natural wonders vulnerable to the atrocities of greed -- and the people
devoting their lives to defending them.
Synopsis: "In the forested depths of eastern Congo lies Virunga National Park, one of the most bio-diverse places in the world..
INVADER ZIM: ENTER THE FLORPUS (2019)
Critics Consensus: Invader Zim quits being banished all over again in Enter the Florpus, an excellent revival that captures the spirit
of the cartoon while cranking the doom up to eleven.
Synopsis: Zim discovers his almighty leaders never had any intention of coming to Earth and he loses confidence in himself for...
Starring: Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons, Andy Berman, Melissa Fahn.
HOMECOMING: A FILM BY BEYONCÉ (2019)
Critics Consensus: Beychella forever.
Synopsis: Homecoming presents an intimate look at Beyoncé's historic 2018 Coachella performance that paid homage to America's
historically black colleges and... [More]
Starring: Beyoncé Knowles
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME (2019)
Critics Consensus: In dramatizing Rudy Ray Moore's stranger-than-fiction story, Eddie Murphy makes Dolemite Is My Name just as
bold, brash, and ultimately hard to resist as its subject.
Synopsis: Stung by a string of showbiz failures, floundering comedian Rudy Ray Moore (Academy Award nominee Eddie Murphy) has
an epiphany... [More]
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps
Critics Consensus: Mudbound offers a well-acted, finely detailed snapshot of American history whose scenes of rural class struggle
resonate far beyond their period setting.
Synopsis: Set in the rural American South during World War II, Dee Rees' Mudbound is an epic story of two families... [More]
Starring: Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan
Critics Consensus: 13th strikes at the heart of America's tangled racial history, offering observations as incendiary as they are calmly controlled.
Synopsis: The title of Ava DuVernay's extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads "Neither... [More]
Starring: Angela Davis, Corey Booker, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Newt Gingrich
AMERICAN FACTORY (2019)
Critics Consensus: American Factory takes a thoughtful -- and troubling -- look at the dynamic between workers and employers in the 21st-century globalized economy.
Synopsis: In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring... [More]
TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE (2018)
Critics Consensus: To All the Boys I've Loved Before plays by the teen rom-com rules, but relatable characters and a thoroughly charming cast more than make up for a lack of surprises.
Synopsis: What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them...all at once? Lara Jean Song... [More]
Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centine