Genre: Drama, Biography, History
Director: Curtis Hanson
A close look behind the scenes, between late March and mid-October, 2008: we follow Richard Fuld's benighted attempt to save Lehman Brothers; conversations among Hank Paulson (the Secretary of the Treasury), Ben Bernanke (chair of the Federal Reserve), and Tim Geithner (president of the New York Fed) as they seek a private solution for Lehman's; and, back-channel negotiations among Paulson, Warren Buffet, investment bankers, a British regulator, and members of Congress as almost all work to save the U.S. economy. By the end, with the no-strings bailout arranged, modest confidence restored on Wall Street, and a meltdown averted, Paulson wonders if banks will lend.
Country: Canada, USA
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: Ed Gass-Donnelly
When a photographer (Abbie Cornish) in a failing marriage suffers severe memory loss after a traumatic accident, strange clues among her photos suggest she may be responsible for the deaths of family members she never knew she had. Long plays a concerned psychiatrist who tries to help her recover lost memories.
Country: Colombia, Ecuador, USA
Genre: Drama, Crime
Director: Joshua Marston
In a small village in Colombia, the pregnant seventeen years old Maria supports her family with her salary working in a floriculture. She is fired and with a total lack of perspective of finding a new job, she decides to accept the offer to work as a drug mule, flying to USA with sixty-two pellets of cocaine in her stomach. Once in New York, things do not happen as planned.
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Director: Mark Elijah Rosenberg
Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonizing Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Director: William H. Macy
A young man living a sheltered life develops a crush on a stripper and joins her Alcoholics Anonymous group just so he can be in the same room with her.
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Crime
Director: Carl Franklin
A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Violet Jones tired of waiting for her longtime boyfriend to propose, breaks up with him. But old feelings, and heaps of jealousy, no doubt, arise when he promptly begins dating another woman.
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Crime
Director: Adam Wingard
A high school student named Light Turner discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages, and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals.