Limited releases and home theatrical releases are still the order of the day.
Buckle up. We’ve got ten films in limited/theatrical at home release this week, running the gamut from science fiction to historical coming of age dramas. The video on demand market is no less loaded, with 15 offerings across all streaming platforms. With Covid-19 cases up around the country, the smart money is on staying home and just firing up some digital entertainment.
Limited Release (Jul. 10)
2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI. His latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest. Especially as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs: being reunited with his dead wife.
The story of a young man coming face to face with his hero (Jeff Daniels) and exploring the tangled relationship between the dreams of youth and the wisdom of age.
Never Too Late
A group of seniors plan to break out of their retirement home.
The Tobacconist (Kino Marquee, Jul. 10)
Based on the international bestseller by Robert Seethaler. A tender, heart-breaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna.
We Are Little Zombies
Four Japanese orphans form a rock band.
Theatrical at Home.
Guest of Honour (Kino Marquee, Jul. 10)
Veronica, a young teacher, is falsely accused of abusing her position of authority over a 17-year-old boy.
Olympia (Jul. 10)
Intimate documentary about Olympia Dukakis.
Widow of Silence (Jul. 10)
Portraying the pain, struggle, suffering, resilience and the indomitable spirit of Kashmiri Half-widows and their children, WIDOW OF SILENCE opens a window into the isolated lives of these women, who face harassment, sexual exploitation and humiliation.
Video on Demand.
The Medicine (Jul. 7)
Explore the hidden mysteries of Ayahuasca, one of nature’s most powerful and controversial remedies, and it’s cultural and scientific significance. How did this Amazonian tradition become a promising new focus of mental health research?
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (Jul. 7)
A dark dramatic comedy that follows two brothers and a childhood friend through one long night where they find themselves in a tragic twist of events during a botched robbery.
Secret Weapon (Jul. 7)
In the depths of World War 2, a powerful secret Soviet rocket launcher is accidentally left during an unexpected retreat of Russian troops. Lethal in the hands of the Germans, a special operations unit is sent to rescue the launcher, to ensure Germans can never find and use it to win the war. Against all odds, the unit must fight to retrieve the secret weapon, no matter what it takes.
Battlefield 2025 (Jul. 7)
Weekend campers, an escaped convict, young lovers and a police officer experience a night of terror when a hostile visitor from another world descends on a small Arizona town.
Homewrecker (Jul. 7)
Michelle is an interior designer and newlywed to Robert. Linda lives alone and fills her days with painting and exercise classes. Seeking a new friend, Linda coerces the reserved, deferential Michelle into visiting her home for a spontaneous interior design consultation. Once inside, it quickly becomes clear that Linda has something far more sinister on her mind than throw pillows.
Browse (Jul. 7)
Richard Coleman (Lukas Haas), an introverted man, becomes convinced that his identity has been hacked after dabbling in online dating. Desperate for clarity, Richard seeks to uncover the truth of who is trying to manipulate him and why, but the more he struggles with his futile investigation, the further he’s cast into an insurmountable web of paranoia that threatens to destroy his thinning hold on reality.
Mucho Mucho Amor (Netflix, Jul. 8)
Every single day for decades, extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer, psychic, and gender nonconforming legend Walter Mercado charmed the world with his televised horoscopes. Equal parts Oprah, Liberace, and Mr. Rogers, Walter was a celebrated daily part of Latin culture, who at his peak reached over 120 million viewers.
The Beach House (Shudder, Jul. 9)
Escaping to his family’s beach house to reconnect, Emily and Randall find their off-season trip interrupted by Mitch and Jane Turner, an older couple acquainted with Randall’s estranged father. Unexpected bonds form as the couples let loose and enjoy the isolation, but it all takes an ominous turn as increasingly strange environmental phenomena begin to warp their peaceful evening. As the effects of an infection become evident, Emily struggles to make sense of the contagion before it’s too late.
Volition (Jul. 10)
VOLITION is a time-bending cerebral science-fiction thriller where a man afflicted with clairvoyance tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his own imminent murder.
First Cow (Jul. 10)
A taciturn loner and skilled cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee) also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.
The Old Guard (Netflix, Jul. 10)
Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when the team is recruited to take on an emergency mission and their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed, it’s up to Andy and Nile (Kiki Layne), the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetize their power by any means necessary.
Money Plane (Jul. 10)
A professional thief with $40 million in debt and his family’s life on the line must commit one final heist – rob a futuristic airborne casino filled with the world’s most dangerous criminals.
Relic (Jul. 10)
RELIC tells the story of Edna (Robyn Nevin), an elderly and widowed matriarch who goes missing, and her daughter Kay (Emily Mortimer) and granddaughter Sam (Bella Heathcote) who must travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and taking control of Edna.
Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets (Jul. 10)
In the shadows of the bright lights of Las Vegas, it’s last call for a beloved dive bar known as the Roaring 20s. That’s the premise, at least; the reality is as unreal as the world the regulars are escaping from. Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets is a mosaic of disparate lives, teetering between dignity and debauchery, reckoning with the past as they face an uncertain future, and singing as their ship goes down.
Deany Bean is Dead (Jul. 10)
A down-on-her-luck woman (Allison Marie Volk) tries to win back her ex-boyfriend at his engagement party without revealing that her recently strangled boss is in the trunk of her car.