JUNE 1 - 4, 2017

Underrated Films of 2015: Part 2

COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK

MONTAGE OF HECK
Director: Brett Morgan
Starring: Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love

An exhilarating, intimate look into the soul of Kurt Cobain that serves as an artful mosaic with rare footage of the musician donated by his family. This documentary is most definitely a vital enterprise for fans of Nirvana!


 

THE NIGHTMARE

THE NIGHTMARE
Director: Rodney Ascher

This terrifying documentary exploring sleep paralysis is sure to give you chills. The filmmakers interview victims of this condition throughout the world, and find they all experience the same unusual paranormal occurrences. This is not a good film to view before bed.


 

THE OVERNIGHT

THE OVERNIGHT
Director: Patrick Brice
Starring: Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godreche

From the director of CREEP, is this years most unflinching examination of intimacy and social dread! Alex and Emily move to a new city and are adamant about making new friends. One day, they are invited to another couples home, but find that the others may have unusual intentions for the evening. Critics praised the film for its humor and the naturalistic acting from the leads.


 

TALES OF HALLOWEEN

TALES OF HALLOWEEN
A collection of ten macabre shorts, ornamented with Halloween imagery and a strong endearment for the genre. Darkly humorous, scary, and definitely able to satisfy ones bloodlust for the spookiest time of year!


 

THE GOOD DINOSAUR

THE GOOD DINOSAUR
Director: Peter Sohn
Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand

Be sure to take the kids to this beautifully animated tale from Disney’s Pixar. The touching story follows Arlo, a young Apatosaurus, as he searches for his family through an uncompromising wilderness. It explores what might have happened if an asteroid didn’t collide with Earth and kill the dinosaurs.


 

THE NIGHT BEFORE

THE NIGHT BEFORE
Director: Jonathan Levine
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie, Lizzy Caplan

A hilarious, relevant, & refreshing Christmas comedy for our generation! The movie features charismatic performances from its affable stars! Certainly a film to play around the Holidays. Just make sure not to watch this one with your parents!


 

THE MIDNIGHT SWIM

THE MIDNIGHT SWIM
Director: Sarah Adina Smith
Starring: Lindsay Burdge, Jennifer Lafleur, Aleska Palladino

Three daughters return home to settle arrangements after their mother mysteriously disappears into the lake at their childhood home. An unexpectedly tense drama with undertones of eerie supernatural lore. The actresses are visceral, and the documentary format added an unusual depth to the storytelling. A film about loss and life.


 

THE GIFT

THE GIFT
Director: Joel Edgerton
Starring: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton

A married couple’s life is quickly turned upside down when they encounter an acquaintance from their past. A sophisticated thriller from first time director, Joel Egerton. Chillingly subversive in its tactics, while conjuring the psychological terror of a Michael Haneke film!

Kiel Stango
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