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Oben erstmal der Trailer zum wunderbar-lakonischen The Strongest Man: „The Strongest Man is a Miami-centric comedy about an anxiety-ridden Cuban- American man who fancies himself the strongest man in the world. In a quest to recover his most beloved possession, his golden BMX bicycle, he finds and loses so much more.“
Nach dem Klick Trailer zu Mutafukaz (großartig aussehender Animationsfilm), The Tribe (komplett in Gebärdensprache gedrehter Film ohne Untertitel), den Dokus He named me Malala (über den Angriff der Taliban auf die pakistanische Schülerin Malala Yousafzai) und Being Evel (Knievel), Awesome Asian Bad Guys (mit Al Leong, der tatsächlich die Rolle in Die Hard gespielt hat, die mir neben John McClane am stärksten im Gedächtnis geblieben ist: Der Typ, der beim Angriff des SWAT-Teams einen Riegel Schokolade futtert. Großartig!) sowie zu Turbo Kid, Villmark Asylum, Sicario und dem bitterbösen feministischen Revenge-Thriller Felt.
Angelino is a young loser just like thousands of others in Dark Meat City. He squats a seedy hotel room in the Latino neighborhood of Rios Rosas. His dreary existence consists of zapping, Mexican wrestling matches (of which he is a devotee), shitty little jobs and so-called metaphysical discussions under the stars with his buddy Vinz. A silly scooter accident is going to plunge Angelino in a whirlwind of improbable troubles putting at stake all of humanity! The manhunt has started, involving massively armed men in black, all sorts of gangs, Mexican wrestlers and even Machos, these vicious cosmic entities determined to invade our planet!
Winner of multiple 2014 Cannes Film Festival Awards (including the coveted Critics’ Week Grand Prix), Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's The Tribe is an undeniably original and intense feature debut set in the insular world of a Ukrainian high school for the deaf. The Tribe unfolds through the non-verbal acting and sign language from a cast of deaf, non-professional actors—with no need for subtitles or voice over––resulting in a unique, never-before-experienced cinematic event that engages the audience on a new sensory level. [Hier noch Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy Narrates a Scene in der NYTimes.]
A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.
In the history of sports, few names are more recognizable than that of Evel Knievel. Long after the man hung up his famous white leather jumpsuit and rode his Harley into the sunset, his name is still synonymous with the death-defying lifestyle he led. Notoriously brash, bold, and daring, Knievel stared death in the face from the seat of his motorcycle, but few know the larger-than-life story of the boy from Butte, Montana.
An irreverent homage to the nameless, expendable, yet imposing villains of '80s & '90s action flicks, AWESOME ASIAN BAD GUYS plunges a ragtag group of Asian "bad guy" actors into a deadly mission to take down LA's most nefarious mob boss. The cast includes Randall Park (The Interview, Fresh Off the Boat), Al Leong (Die Hard, Lethal Weapon), Dante Basco (Hook), Yuji Okumoto (The Karate Kid, Part II), Tamlyn Tomita (Joy Luck Club, The Karate Kid, Part II), George Cheung (Rambo: First Blood Part II), and Aaron Takahashi (The Wedding Ringer) with major YouTubers such as Wong Fu Productions, Wendy Nguyen (Wendy's Lookbook), and AJ Rafael.
In a post-apocalyptic future a young solitary scavenger obsessed with comic books must face his fears and become a reluctant hero when he meets a mysterious girl. From horror masterminds Ant Timpson (The ABCs Of Death 1 & 2, Housebound) and Jason Eisener (Hobo With A Shotgun).
The award-winning Blaine brothers give a new meaning to the phrase “Devil’s Threesome” in this darkly comic and beautifully filmed tale of a deceased ex-girlfriend who returns to haunt a young man to sabotage his new relationship.
In Mexico, SICARIO means hitman. In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by an elite government task force official (Josh Brolin) to aid in the escalating war against drugs. Led by an enigmatic consultant with a questionable past (Benicio Del Toro), the team sets out on a clandestine journey forcing Kate to question everything that she believes in order to survive.
Amy is hanging on by a thread. Struggling to cope with past sexual trauma and the daily aggressions of a male-dominated society, she creates grotesquely-costumed alter egos that reappropriate the male form. While giving her the sense of power she craves, acting as these characters pushes her further into a world of her own making. When she begins a new relationship with a seemingly good guy, she opens herself up to him - but that vulnerability comes at a dangerous cost, and her alter egos threaten to lash out in explosive violence. Based on the real experiences and art of co-writer/star Amy Everson, Felt doesn't just point a finger at rape culture; it takes a full on swing at it, creating a feminist psychological thriller that audiences will be hard-pressed to shake off.