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A U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) flees Lebanon in 1972 after a tragic incident at his home. Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn Beirut by a CIA operative (Rosamund Pike) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind. 

BEIRUT is written by Academy Award nominee Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton, the Bourne series) and directed by Brad Anderson (The Machinist, The Call). The film stars Jon Hamm (“Mad Men,” Baby Driver), Rosamund Pike (Gone GirlHostiles), Dean Norris (“Breaking Bad,” “Under the Dome”), Mark Pellegrino (Capote, Mulholland Drive), Larry Pine (Vanya on 42nd Street, The Grand Budapest Hotel), Shea Whigham (American HustleTake Shelter), Alon Moni Aboutboul (The Dark Knight RisesBody of Lies), Idir Chender (Carbone, Occidental) and Jonny Coyne (Nightcrawler, Gangster Squad).

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The Polka King movie poster


This is the remarkable true story of Jan Lewan, a Polish immigrant who became the “King of Pennsylvania Polka.” A believer in the American Dream, Jan worked hard and dreamed bigger. But with big dreams came big mistakes. Comedy and tragedy mix in the world’s only known Polka Ponzi scheme.

THE POLKA KING is written and directed by Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky who previously collaborated together on Infinitely Polar Bear. The film stars Jack Black (Jumanji 2, School of Rock), Jenny Slate (Zootopia, Obvious Child), Jason Schwartzman (Rushmore, The Darjeeling Limited), JB Smoove (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”, Hall Pass), Vanessa Bayer (“SNL”, Trainwreck) and Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom).

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A father (Viggo Mortensen), devoted to teaching his six children how to live and survive in the deep forests of the Pacific Northwest, is forced to leave his self-created paradise. When confronted with the real world, he begins a journey that challenges his ideas of freedom and what it means to raise a family.

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC is written and directed by Matt Ross (28 Hotel Rooms) and stars Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises, Lord of the Rings), Frank Langella (Draft Day, Frost/Nixon), Steve Zahn (Dallas Buyers Club, Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and Kathryn Hahn (Bad Words, This is Where I Leave You).

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The successful career of 1940s Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Academy Award nominee, Bryan Cranston) comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed by Jay Roach) tells Trumbo’s story and his fight against gossip columnist Hedda Hopper (Golden Globe nominee, Helen Mirren) in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

TRUMBO is written by John McNamara and directed by Jay Roach (Game Change, Recount, Meet the Parents). The film stars Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Helen Mirren (The Queen), Diane Lane (Secretariat, Man of Steel), John Goodman (Argo, Alpha House), Louis CK (American Hustle), Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man) and Elle Fanning (Maleficent).

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Danny Collins


Inspired by a true story, Golden Globe nominee, Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act.

DANNY COLLINS is written and directed by Dan Fogelman (Writer Crazy, Stupid Love, Cars, Tangled ) and features an all-star cast including Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman, The Godfather ), Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right ), Jennifer Garner (Juno), Bobby Cannavale (TV’s Boardwalk Empire ), and Christopher Plummer (Beginners, The Sound of Music ).

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