Coming Soon Trailers: Sputnik, SpongeBob – Sponge on the Run.

Coming Soon Trailers: Sputnik, SpongeBob - Sponge on the Run.

The theatrical release market stays hot with just a dash of Home Theatrical releases on the horizon.

August has got you covered from summer jazz documentary to aliens hitch-hiking inside a Russian cosmonaut. Theatrical releases are particularly busy this week as six new films, including the new SpongeBob movie, splash down.

Coming Soon Trailers: Sputnik, SpongeBob - Sponge on the Run.
Keep it cool out there.

Theatrical Release (Aug. 14)

The Bay of Silence

Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son’s suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.

Fatima

Based on historical events, three young shepherds in Fátima, Portugal, report visions of the Virgin Mary, inspiring believers and angering officials of the Church and the government, who try to force them to recant their story.

In the Life of Music

In the Life of Music, a story told in three chapters, tells the story of how one song ‘Champa Battambang,’ a song made famous by Sinn Sisamuth (the King of Khmer Music), plays a role in the lives of three different generations.

Spree

Thirsty for a following, Kurt Kunkle is a rideshare driver who has figured out a deadly plan to go viral.

Sputnik (Also Availabe on VOD Aug. 14)

The lone survivor of an enigmatic spaceship incident hasn’t returned back home alone: hiding inside his body is a dangerous creature.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

After SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home.

Home Theatrical

A Thousand Cuts (Alamo at Home, Aug. 12)

In the May 2016 election, Cambridge Analytica quietly developed their Facebook manipulation toolkit in the Philippines presidential elections and helped tip the scales on Rodrigo Duterte’s victory. After the election, Duterte has systematically been dismantling the democracy of the nation, but one woman stands up and refuses to bend. A Thousand Cuts follows journalist Maria Ressa, founder of the Philippines media outlet Rappler and her fight to save the Philippines from an encroaching fascist dictatorship.

Jazz on a Summer’s Day (Kino Marquee, Aug. 12)

Jazz on a Summer’s Day features intimate performances by an all-star line-up of musical legends including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O’Day, Chuck Berry, Dinah Washington, and closes with a beautiful rendition or The Lord’s Prayer by Mahalia Jackson at midnight to usher in Sunday morning. The film has been beautifully and extensively restored in 4K from the best surviving vault elements.

Video on Demand

Gripped: Climbing the Killer Pillar (Aug. 11)

Gripped is a feature length rock climbing survival epic that takes place on the side of a 1000ft cliff. Set high in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, Gripped follows the story of Rose, a gym climber from Los Angeles who falls for Bret, a rugged outdoorsman who gets the two in over their heads when they embark on the famous rock climbing route called “Killer Pillar”.

Uncle Peckerhead (Aug. 11)

When a punk band scores their first tour, life on the road proves tough when they are joined by a man-eating demon as a roadie.

The Dark End of the Street (Aug. 11)

Set in an idyllic, suburban community where someone is killing other residents’ pets, The Dark End of the Street focuses on several characters over the course of one long night: a lonely woman mourning her dog, the culprit committing the violent acts, an overly concerned family man, and restless teenagers. And over this night, their worlds will intertwine in ways none of them ever could have expected.

Endless (Aug. 14)

Two love struck high school graduates Riley (Alexandra Shipp) and Chris (Nicholas Hamilton) are separated by a tragic car accident leaving Riley to deal with a lost love and Chris stuck in limbo. In a love story that transcends life and death, both Riley and Chris are forced to learn the hardest lesson of all: letting go.

Never Too Late (Aug. 14)

It has been a long time since Caine, Bronson, Angus and Wendell, aka, ‘The Chain Breakers’, escaped the torturous Vietnamese POW camp. They now find themselves sharing a new prison, The Hogan Hills Retirement Home for Returned Veterans. Each of the boys has an unrealized dream they want to achieve before it’s too late. So, once again they band together to devise a plan to escape this new hell. But the rules of engagement have changed, in fact, they can’t even remember what they were and that’s half the problem.

The Silencing (Aug. 14*)

*This is the third week in a row where this film has been “out soon!” I would take the August 14th date with a boulder of salt.

A reformed hunter (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and a sheriff (Annabelle Wallis) are caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse when they set out to track a killer who may have kidnapped the hunter’s daughter five years ago.

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