Left in the care of her teenaged brother Miles (Aaron Sauter, “Alien Dawn”) while their mom is out of town, 10-year-old Olivia Haden (Sobo) takes her dog Charlie for a late-night walk and witnesses a brazen kidnapping on the deserted streets of New York City. But when she tells Miles what she has seen, he […]
Interwoven stories about what it means to be a mom, which are tied together via single gal Rigby Gray, a rock photographer who’s riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected pregnancy forces her to turn her lens inward. As Rigby slowly comes to terms with what it might mean to change her life forever, she discovers with fresh eyes her own relationship with her estranged mother. Through a series of photographs documenting motherhood in all its varieties, she considers what it means to be maternal at all.
Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive.
Max Baron (James Spader) is a 27-year-old high flying advertising executive still recovering from the death of his wife. One night he is in a bar when he meets Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon) a 43-year-old waitress with a fixation on Marilyn Monroe. The couple gradually fall in love, though age and social differences mean that the path of true love is strewn with problems.
Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare incurable degenerative brain disorder. Frustrated at the failings of doctors and medicine in this area, the Odones begin to educate themselves
Penned by the writer/director team of brothers Jay and Mark Duplass, this is the story of one man searching for the meaning of life while running to the store to buy wood glue. Using the universe as his guide, Jeff looks for signs to help determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and circumstances. Jeff just may find the meaning of his life… and if he’s lucky, pick up the wood glue as well. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]
The Nitro Circus crew has been rockin’ for 15 years. In that time they’ve broken rules, bikes, bodies, and more. With Travis Pastrana and Gregg Godfrey leading, this crazy group of friends have documented their own brand of fun and shared it with the world. This two-disc Greatest Hits set is a must-have for any fan. Disc 1 tells the story behind the Nitro Circus. Sit around the campfire and listen and laugh as the crew chronicles it’s best and worst moments and see un-released footage for the first time. Learn how their crazy schemes were hatched and witness the epic victory/epic failure results of their breath-taking antics. Disc 2 is a collection of Travis’ biggest stunts. Hear the amazing details behind the no-chute jump, the double back flip, the floating ramp, and his latest record breaker, the Red Bull New Year’s No Limits Rally car jump across the bay in Long Beach.
As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader’s mentor.