A Serious Man

A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man’s search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances Sy Ableman.


Part-time pianist and full-time underdog Monty Fagan (Johnny Simmons) fills in on the ivories at an upscale hotel and the seemingly dead-end assignment sets into motion a May-December romance that upends his home life and dramatically reshapes his worldview. As Monty says early on about the requirements of a quality music performance, “Sometimes you have to step back and contemplate what it is you’re doing.” [Synopsis courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival]


Ray Longway, a moody 14 year old, is a pawn in his parents divorce. His mother, a struggling actress who married rich, has grown accustomed to their cushy L.A. lifestyle but now, it’s upkeep depends on Ray’s custody decision. The family hires Anjelika, the Wiccan-practicing daughter of a dead R&B singer, as their new babysitter. She quickly fills the voids in everyone’s lives: mother to the little sister, confidante to the mother and weed-dealer-cum-lover to Ray. Despite differences in age, Ray and Anjelika form a deep bond, exploring sex and love together. When the time comes for Ray to pick the winning parent, he opts to run away with the babysitter and blackmail mom for the getaway cash. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW Film Festival]

Project Almanac

Almanac, is about a group of teens who embark on an adventure when they discover secret plans to build a time machine.

All is Bright

Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees. Easygoing charmer Rene (Paul Rudd) clashes with misanthropic ex-con Dennis (Paul Giamatti), whose wife Rene just stole. Still, this odd couple must make an honest go of it in this fresh buddy comedy co-starring Sally Hawkins, by the director of the indie breakout hit Junebug.