New Releases for the Week of January 28, 2022

FLEE

(Neon) Daniel Karimyar, Fardin Mijdzadeh, Milad Eskandari, Belal Faiz, Elaha Faiz, Zahra Mehrwarz, Sadia Faiz, Georg Jagunov. Directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen

The harrowing story of Amin Nawabi is told mainly through the vehicle of animation as his journey as a refugee from Afghanistan to Denmark. It is a story that he has kept secret for 20 years and has begun to threaten his future with a husband-to-be. The film is considered a likely bet to make the final shortlist for Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature.

See the trailer here
For more on the movie this is the website

Genre: Animated Feature
Now Playing: AMC Altamonte Mall, AMC Disney Springs
Rating: PG-13 (for mature thematic content, disturbing images and strong language)

Clean

(IFC) Adrien Brody, Glenn Fleshler, RZA, Mykelti Williamson. A garbageman with a troubled past tries to live a quiet life, but he inadvertently becomes the target of a crime boss which leads him to have to rediscover the violent tools of his past…and to reconcile with that version of himself.

See the trailer here
For more on the movie this is the website

Genre: Crime Drama
Now Playing: CMX Merritt Square, CMX Plaza Orlando
Rating: NR

GameStop: Rise of the Players

(Super LTD) Jonah Tulis. The financial world was stunned last January when the video game retailer’s stock rose more than 2500% despite being thought to be on the brink of bankruptcy. The actions of a group of online investors would cost giant hedge funds billions of dollars and change the game of investing.

See the trailer here
For more on the movie this is the website

Genre: Documentary
Now Playing: AMC Altamonte Mall, AMC Disney Springs
Rating: NR

Hridayam

(Merryland) Pranav Mohanlal, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Darshana Rajendran, Vijayaraghavan. An engineering student goes away to college and falls in love for the first time, sending him on his journey from being a boy to being a man.

See the trailer here
For more on the movie this is the website

Genre: Romance
Now Playing: Cinemark Orlando
Rating: NR

They/Them/Us

(Gravitas) Joey Slotnick, Amy Hargreaves, Jack Steiner, Shanna Strong. Two middle-aged divorcees, single parents with teenage children, fall in love after meeting on an online dating site and decide to move in together, which turns out to be a far more difficult proposition than they both thought. Cinema365 reviewed this for last year’s Dances With Films festival (see link below).

See the trailer here
For more on the movie this is the website

Genre: Dramedy
Now Playing: Studio Movie Grille Sunset Walk
Rating: NR

COMING TO VIRTUAL CINEMA/VOD:

A Taste of Hunger (Friday)
The American King (Friday)
Boarders (Tuesday)
The Fallout (Thursday)
The Falls (Saturday)
Help (Monday)
Home Team (Friday)
Ice Age: The Adventures of Buck Wild (Friday)
The Millennial (Thursday)
Rifkin’s Festival (Friday)
The Tinder Swindler (Wednesday)

SCHEDULED FOR REVIEW:

Clean
The Falls
Flee
GameStop: Rise of the Players
Home Team
They/Them/Us

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