Can these animated cavemen avoid the current ice age at the box office?
After last weekend’s feast of new films, we’re tightening the belt for Thanksgiving. Just three new films hit struggling theaters, and another two hit the VOD market. Two new films make their way to home theatrical release.
The Croods – A New Age
The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.
The last days of the poet Dylan Thomas as he dreams and drinks.
Stardust will chronicle the young David Bowie‘s first visit to the US in 1971 – a trip that inspired the invention of his iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.
Kill It and Leave This Town
In this surrealist animation, Mariusz Wilczynski tells the story of a man who hides in a land of safe memories from his childhood in 1970s-era Poland, fleeing from despair after losing those dearest to him.
Zappa (Alamo on Demand)
There has yet to be a film about the life and times of the brilliant and genuinely maverick musician Frank Zappa. With unfettered access to the Zappa family trust, director Alex Winter and his team have crafted an unprecedented documentary from over a thousand hours of mostly unseen material from Zappa’s personal vault.
*Staff Pick: At Alex Winter is having a good 2020. Between Bill and Ted returning and him wrapping up this passion project, Bill S. Preston Esq. has been one of the highlights of a dim year.
Video on Demand
Vinyl Generation (Nov. 26)
In 1980s Czechoslovakia an emerging generation took inspiration from alternative culture to create their own worldview, politics and eventually, a revolution. 25 years later, this unique generational perspective is explored for the first time.
Princess of the Row (Nov. 27)
Bouncing around the foster care system, Alicia Willis (Tayler Buck), a creative 12-year-old girl, ditches school to visit her military veteran father Sergeant Beaumont “Bo” Willis (Edi Gathegi). After a battle-induced brain injury during his service in Iraq, Bo is now homeless and living in Los Angeles’ skid row while suffering from severe PTSD. When Alicia discovers that her next foster parent (Martin Sheen) is ten hours away, she sets out on a mission to save her family. With social services in hot pursuit, she will stop at nothing to find a better life with the only family she knows… her dad.