Estranged brother and sister, Marcus and Michelle Brinks (Scott Rodgers and Kristin Slaysman) reunite after the sudden death of their parents, a saintly pair of doctors-without-borders they barely knew and never liked. The homecoming goes haywire when the siblings choose to revel in dysfunction rather than face the grief of losing a family they thought they didn’t need.
Opens in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on August 17th
On-Demand September 4th.
Continue reading We’re the Children of Saints Trailer: Dr. Brinks & Dr. Brinks!
Ascent to Hell – a horror movie based on the real-life fires in the garment industry factories in Bangladesh, Pakistan and elsewhere – will be availabel on VOD/Digital and Blu-ray/DVD on March 14th.
In Ascent to Hell, when a realtor shows an old New York factory building to a group of would-be investors, they are unwittingly caught in its tragic and sinister history.
Ascent to Hell is available for pre-orders on multiple platforms.
Continue reading Tragedy Haunts Ascent to Hell – On VOD This Month!
Our headline comes from a quote by Jerry Seinfeld on the subject of what you need to become a comedian. It’s part of the new documentary Dying Laughing – in which comedians talk about the highs and lows of their profession.
Dying Laughing will be in theaters and On Demand on February 24th. The trailer follows the jump.
Continue reading Your Ability to Withstand Self-Torture Trailer: dying Laughing!
Katie Holmes has directed her first film, All We Had – a film about the bond between a mother and daughter. It received critical acclaim for Holmes both as a director and the film’s star when it played the Tribeca Film Festival.
All We Had opens on December 9th.
Continue reading Superheroes Make Mistakes Trailer: All We Had!
When Jacob, who’s struggling love life-wise, is set up with Sarah, things just seem to click – until he meets Sarah’s friend, Camille, who’s about to move out of town. Things rapidly get complicated…
Friends Effing Friends Effing Friends is the second film from Quincy Rose – and has been racking up some very favorable buzz as it toured the festival circuit.
Gravitas Ventures will be releasing the film on VOD on Tuesday, October 11th. The film’s synopsis follows the jump along with bios of Rose and the film’s leads – and the trailer.
Continue reading Relationship Weirdness Trailer: Friends Effing Friends Effing Friends!
One of the most unusual underdog stories is sports i not about a player or team who overcame overwhelming odds to become champion.
Nope, this story is about Philadelphia soccer fans who took it upon themselves to pressure Major League Soccer (MLS) into granting the city of Philadelphia a franchise (when the league was formed, Philly, the 4th largest market in the U.S. was left out) – in a stadium in a poverty-stricken area of town; during a one of the worst financial crises in the city’s history.
They called themselves The Sons of Ben (after Benjamin Franklin) and their story is told in the resurrected documentary Sons of Ben (like I said, this is a colossal underdog story). Check out the trailer after the break and learn more.
Sons of Ben premieres on DVD and all VOD platforms on July 22nd.
Continue reading Underdog Trailer: Sons of Ben – Fans of a Team They Wished Into Existence!
Brothers Aaron and Adam Nee clearly believe that the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are timeless – otherwise, why try to update them in the first place?
Between them, the Brothers Nee have written and directed one of the loosest, strangest and most interesting takes on Mark Twain’s wily and unique protagonists.
Continue reading Band of Robbers: Tom & Huck Still Looking For A Place to Belong!
(Very) loosely based on the classic novels of Mark Twain, Band of Robbers imagines Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer as grown ups – one an ex-con, one a cop – in a crime comedy.
Band of Robbers will be in select theaters and On Demand on January 15th. Follow the jump to check to wildly different trailers – one green band, one red band.
Continue reading Mark Twain’d Trailers: Band of Robbers!