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Gone in the Night


Link Here5th July 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2737, 06 July 2022
 

Back on the Strip

Back on the Strip is a 2022 US comedy by Chris Spencer
Starring Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish and Colleen Camp IMDb

Rated R for sexual material, language and some drug use.

GVN Releasing, LLC

Summary Notes

After losing the woman of his dreams, Merlin moves to Las Vegas to pursue work as a magician, only to get hired as the front man in a revival of the notorious black male stripper crew, The Chocolate Chips. Led by Luther - now broke and broken - the old, domesticated, out-of-shape...

Centurion: The Dancing Stallion

Rated PG for thematic material and some bloody images.

Grindstone Entertainment

 

Funny Pages

Funny Pages is a 2022 US comedy by Owen Kline
Starring Daniel Zolghadri, Matthew Maher and Miles Emanuel IMDb

Rated R for crude sexual content, graphic nudity, language and brief violent images.

A24

Summary Notes

A bitingly funny coming-of-age story of a teenage cartoonist who rejects the comforts of his suburban life in a misguided quest for soul.

 

Gone in the Night

Gone in the Night is a 2022 US horror mystery thriller by Eli Horowitz
Starring Winona Ryder, Sedrick Cabrera and John Gallagher Jr. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and brief bloody images.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

When Kath and her boyfriend arrive at a remote cabin in the redwoods, they find a mysterious younger couple already there. Her boyfriend disappears with the young woman, and Kath becomes obsessed with finding an explanation.

Group Fall

Rated PG-13 for bloody images, intense peril, and strong language.

Lionsgate

Love is a Funny Thing

Rated R for some nudity.

NOTE: RE-RATE. PREVIOUS "GP" RATING. BULLETIN #66 (2/9/1970). VOIDED.

Kino Lorber

Magnum Opus

Rated G

ANIMATED

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

The Moderator

The Moderator is a 2022 Morocco/US drama by Zhor Fassi-Fihri
Starring Irma Lake, Robert Knepper and Gary Dourdan IMDb

Rated R for violence, sexual assault, language, some sexual content and brief drug use.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

After the murder of her two Scandinavian friends in Morocco, a Russian blogger decides to do her own justice.

My Father's Dragon

My Father's Dragon is a 2022 Ireland/US animation comedy by Nora Twomey
Starring Gaten Matarazzo, (voice), Judy Greer, (voice), Leighton Meester and (voice) IMDb

Rated PG for some peril.

ANIMATED

Netflix. Inc.

Summary Notes

Elmer Elevator searches for a captive Dragon on Wild Island and finds much more than he could ever have anticipated.

 

On a Wing and a Prayer

On a Wing and a Prayer is a 2023 US drama by Sean McNamara
Starring Dennis Quaid, Heather Graham and Jesse Metcalfe IMDb

Rated PG for peril. some language, suggestive references and thematic elements.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

Summary Notes

After a pilot dies unexpectedly while flying the plane, a passenger is forced to land the plane safely in order to save his entire family.

 

Wifelike

Wifelike is a 2022 US Sci-Fi film by James Bird
Starring Elena Kampouris, Doron Bell and Agam Darshi IMDb

Rated R for sexual content, nudity, violence and language.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

 

 

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Link Here23rd June 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2736, 23 June 2022

Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down

Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down is a 2022 US film by Julie Cohen, Betsy West
Starring Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving gun violence and some disturbing images.

DOCUMENTARY

Briarcliff Entertainment

Summary Notes

Looking at the former congresswoman's courage and perseverance in the aftermath of the 2021 assassination attempt that left her partially paralyzed and with a language impairment, aphasia.

A Hollywood Christmas

Rated PG for mild language and a suggestive reference.

HBO Max Warner Bros. Pictures

Moonbound

Moonbound is a 2021 Germany/Austria children's cartoon by Ali Samadi Ahadi
Starring BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated PG for some action and rude material.

ANIMATED

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

Based on one of Germany's most popular children's books MOONBOUND tells the story of little Pete who embarks on an enchanting journey together with June bug Mr. Zoomzeman and the Sandman to rescue his little sister from the evil Moon Man.

Nikamma

Nikamma is a 2022 India film by Sabir Khan
Starring Abhimanyu Dasani, Imam Hossain Saju and Shirley Setia IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong violent content and bloody images.

SUBTITLED

Sony Pictures Releasing

Summary Notes

Nikamma is an action-comedy, which is a remake of 2017 Telugu film film Middle Class Abbayi.

Take the Night

Take the Night is a 2022 US film by Seth McTigue
Starring Seth McTigue, Roy Huang and Brennan Keel Cook IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violence.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

When a resentful brother organizes a prank kidnapping, he unwittingly hires career criminals who have plans of their own.

The Territory

Rated PG for thematic material, some smoking, brief nudity and language.

DOCUMENTARY

Picturehouse

Three Minutes: A Lengthening

Three Minutes: A Lengthening is a 2021 Netherlands/UK film by Bianca Stigter
Starring Helena Bonham Carter and (voice) IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material involving the Holocaust.

DOCUMENTARY

NEON

Summary Notes

A snippet of 16mm film offers an emotionally charged, meditative glimpse into the lives of the unsuspecting Jewish citizens of a small Polish village at the precipice of World War II.

 

 

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Link Here7th June 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2734, 07 June 2022

Barbarian

Barbarian is a 2022 US horror thriller by Zach Cregger
Starring Bill Skarsgĺrd, Justin Long and Georgina Campbell IMDb

Rated R for some strong violence and gore, disturbing material, language throughout and nudity.

Summary Notes

In town for a job interview, a young woman arrives at her Airbnb late at night only to find that her rental has been mistakenly double-booked and a strange man is already staying there. Against her better judgement, she decides to stay the night anyway, but soon discovers that there is much more to be afraid of in the house than the other house guest.

20th Century Studios

Cryo

Cryo is a 2022 US Sci-Fi mystery thriller by Barrett Burgin
Starring Jyllian Petrie, Emily Marie Palmer and Mason D. Davis IMDb

Rated PG-13 for violence, bloody images and brief strong language.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

In an underground facility, five scientists wake from cryosleep with no memory of who they are or how long they've been asleep. They soon make a shocking realization: a killer is hunting them down there, and may even be hiding among them.

The Deer King

The Deer King is a 2021 Japan action animation by Masashi Ando, Masayuki Miyaji
Starring Anne, (voice), Hisui Kimura, (voice), Ryoma Takeuchi and (voice) IMDb

Rated R for some violence.

ANIMATED

GKIDS

Summary Notes

The last survivor of a band of warriors is enslaved in a salt mine. One night, savage dogs attack and a mysterious disease wipes out everyone at the mine. The warrior escapes with a little girl, while a gifted physician looks for a cure.

Leave No Traces

Leave No Traces is a 2021 Poland/Czech Republic/France drama by Jan P. Matuszynski
Starring Tomasz Zietek, Sandra Korzeniak and Jacek Braciak IMDb

Rated R for language, some violent/disturbing content and brief nudity.

SUBTITLED

Buffalo 8 Productions, LLC

Summary Notes

In 1983, communist Poland is shaken by the case of high school student Grzegorz Przemyk, who is beaten to death by police. The only witness of the beating becomes the number one enemy of the state.

M&A

Rated PG for suggestive material.

DOCUMENTARY

Doug Orchard Films, LLC

 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue is a 2022 US thriller by Neil LaBute
Starring Diane Kruger, Hank Azaria and Ray Nicholson IMDb

Rated R for sexual content, language and some violence.

Quiver Distribution RB USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

Connor, a man whose dull life is transformed into a thrilling fantasy world thanks to the seductive Marilyn.

 

Rosaline

Rosaline is a 2022 US comedy romance by Karen Maine
Starring Isabela Merced, Kaitlyn Dever and Minnie Driver IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive material and brief strong language.

20th Century Studios

Summary Notes

"Rosaline" is a comedic twist on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in which the classic love story is told from the perspective of Juliet's cousin Rosaline (Kaitlyn Dever), who just happens to be Romeo's recent ex-girlfriend. Crushed when Romeo (Kyle Allen) dumps her after meeting Juliet (Isabela Merced), sharp but idealistic Rosaline schemes to foil the famous romance and win back her guy.

Running the Bases

Running the Bases is a 2022 US children's film by Marty Roberts, Jimmy Womble
Starring Brett Varvel, Gigi Orsillo and Eric Hanson IMDb

Rated PG for thematic content, some violence and mild language.

UP2Ufilms LLC

 

Searching 2

Searching 2 is a 2022 US thriller by Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick
Starring Nia Long, Amy Landecker and Ken Leung IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong violence, language, teen drinking, and thematic material.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.

 

Somebody I Used To Know

Somebody I Used To Know is a 2022 US comedy romance by Dave Franco
Starring Alison Brie, Jay Ellis and Zoe Chao IMDb

Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, language throughout and brief drug use.

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

On a trip to her hometown, workaholic Ally reminisces with her ex Sean and starts to question everything about the person she's become. Things only get more confusing when she meets Cassidy, who reminds her of the person she used to be.

 

 

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Link Here31st May 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2733, 31 May 2022
 

13: The Musical

13: The Musical is a 2022 US children's comedy drama by Tamra Davis
Starring Josh Peck, Rhea Perlman and Peter Hermann IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements and rude humor.

Netflix, Inc.

 

1up

1up is a 2022 Canada film by Kyle Newman
Starring Ruby Rose, Taylor Zakhar Perez and Hari Nef IMDb

Rated R for sexual material, some language and drug use.

NOTE: The intent to appeal has been rescinded.

Lionsgate

 

Abandoned

Abandoned is a 2022 US horror by Spencer Squire
Starring Emma Roberts, Michael Shannon and John Gallagher Jr. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for terror, some violent content, thematic material, and brief strong language.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

After a young couple moves into a remote farmhouse with their infant son, the woman's struggles with postpartum psychosis begin to intensify...as the house reveals secrets of its own.

Accident Man 2

Accident Man 2 is a 2022 UK action comedy by George Kirby, Harry Kirby
Starring Ray Stevenson, Scott Adkins and Perry Benson IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and brief drug use.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.

Summary Notes

Mike Fallon, aka The Accident Man, is back and this time he must best the top assassins in the world, to protect the ungrateful son of a mafia boss, save the life of his only friend and rekindle his relationship with his maniacal father figure.

Blowback

Blowback is a 2022 US action thriller by Tibor Takács
Starring Randy Couture, Cam Gigandet and Chris Maher IMDb

Rated R for violence, drug use and language.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

After planning the "perfect" heist, Nick Mullins was ready to score. He had the mark and the buyer and with his girl by his side, all he needed now was a crew to do the job. Trouble is, his girl and the crew leader Jack, had other ideas. As the job goes down, so does Nick in a hail of bullets. Leaving Nick for dead, the crew flee from the bank and take over Nicks plan for a big payday. Only one problem, Nick didn't quite die and in a race for his life, seeks his revenge - one target at a time. With the police and FBI closing in, Nick turns to the very people he tried to rob to help him seek his revenge. If he can stay alive long enough he can get his payback.

Brian and Charles

Brian and Charles is a 2022 UK comedy by Jim Archer
Starring David Earl, Chris Hayward and Louise Brealey IMDb

Rated PG for language, mild violence, and smoking.

Focus Features LLC

Summary Notes

After a particularly harsh winter Brian goes into a deep depression; completely isolated and with no one to talk to, Brian does what any sane person would do when faced with such a melancholic situation. He builds a robot.

Day Shift

Day Shift is a 2022 US action comedy by J.J. Perry
Starring Tetiana Gaidar, Jamie Foxx and Steve Howey IMDb

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and language.

SUBTITLED

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A hard-working, blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year-old daughter. His mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income: hunting and killing vampires.

 

End of the Road

End of the Road is a 2022 US mystery thriller by Millicent Shelton
Starring Queen Latifah, Beau Bridges and Ludacris IMDb

Rated R for some strong/bloody violence, drug use, sexual content, and language.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A recently widowed Brenda, drives her family cross-country to start a new life. In the New Mexico desert, cut off from help, they must learn to fight back when they become the targets of a mysterious killer.

 

Little Dixie

Little Dixie is a 2022 US action thriller by John Swab
Starring Annabeth Gish, Frank Grillo and Mercedes Mason IMDb

Rated R for strong violence and bloody images, pervasive language, some sexual content and brief nudity.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

Doc facilitates a fragile truce between the Governor and Cartel, trading prosecutorial leniency for finance. With no more truce, Doc is left to fend for himself and protect the one untainted thing in his life: his daughter, Little Dixie.

 

Maika: The Girl From Another Galaxy

Maika: The Girl From Another Galaxy is a 2022 Vietnam children's comedy by Ham Tran
Starring Tom Dang, (voice), Kim Nha and Tin-Tin IMDb

Rated PG for violence, rude humor, thematic elements, language and brief smoking.

SUBTITLED

Well Go USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

After a meteor falls to earth, 8-year-old Hung meets an alien girl from the planet Maika, searching for her lost friend. The alien helps Hung make new friends and heal a broken heart. But danger lurks everywhere.

 

Smile

Smile is a 2022 US film by Parker Finn
Starring Kyle Gallner, Rob Morgan and Caitlin Stasey IMDb

Rated R for strong violent content and grisly images, and language.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

Follows a doctor whose mind begins to turn on her after she witnesses a traumatic event which involves a patient.

 

The Swimmers

The Swimmers is a 2022 UK/US sport drama by Sally El Hosaini
Starring Matthias Schweighöfer, Ali Suliman and James Krishna Floyd IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material, some violence including sexual assault, and language.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

Sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini fled their home country of Syria in 2015 when their house was destroyed during the civil war. They journeyed to Lebanon and then onto Turkey where they arranged to be smuggled into Greece on a dinghy. However, the refugees were in the middle of the Aegean Sea when the engine of the overcrowded dinghy cut out and the pair, plus two others who could swim, were responsible for saving the lives of those on board. Just a year after their harrowing experience Yusra competed in two swimming events at the Rio Olympics as part of the Refugee Olympic team.

The Walk

The Walk is a 2022 US drama by Daniel Adams
Starring Justin Chatwin, Malcolm McDowell and Jeremy Piven IMDb

Rated R for language throughout including racial slurs, and some violence.

SUBTITLED

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

Story of Boston Irish cop Bill Coughlin as he is faced with fierce social pressure after being assigned to protect black high school students as they are bused into all-white South Boston High during the court-ordered forced integration of the Boston School System in 1974 which resulted in brutal violence and city-wide protests.

 

 

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The Menu


Link Here22nd May 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2732, 22 May 2022
 

5000 Blankets

5000 Blankets is a 2022 US drama by Amin Matalqa
Starring Anna Camp, Carson Minniear and Rob Mayes IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving mental illness.

AFFIRM Originals

Summary Notes

When her husband has a mental breakdown and goes missing, a woman and her young son set out to find him on the streets, sparking a movement that inspires a city.

 

Fire of Love

Fire of Love is a 2022 Canada/US documentary by Sara Dosa
Starring Miranda July, (voice), Katia Krafft, (archive footage), Maurice Krafft and (archive footage) IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material including some unsettling images, and brief smoking.

DOCUMENTARY

NEON

Summary Notes

Intrepid scientists and lovers Katia and Maurice Krafft died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of volcanoes by capturing the most explosive imagery ever recorded.

Float

Rated G

Elevation Pictures Inc. Lionsgate

Goodbye, Don Glees!

Goodbye, Don Glees! is a 2021 Japan animation by Atsuko Ishizuka
Starring Natsuki Hanae, (voice), Kana Hanazawa, (voice), Yűki Kaji and (voice) IMDb

Rated PG for thematic elements, some peril and suggestive material.

ANIMATED

GKIDS

Summary Notes

During an unusual summer vacation in Iceland, the DonGlees boys discover a treasure.

 

Goodnight Mommy

Goodnight Mommy is a 2022 US crime mystery thriller by Matt Sobel
Starring Naomi Watts, Jeremy Bobb and Cameron Crovetti IMDb

Rated R for some language.

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

Twin brothers arrive at their mother's house and begin to suspect that something isn't right. Remake of the 2014 Austrian film.

The Gray Man

The Gray Man is a 2022 US action thriller by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Starring Ana de Armas, Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling IMDb

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of strong violence, and strong language.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

Court Gentry aka, Sierra Six a highly skilled former CIA Operative, was once the agency's best merchant of death. After his escape from prison, and recruitment by former handler Donald Fitzroy, Gentry is now on the run from the CIA with agent Lloyd Hansen hot on his trail. Aided by Agent Dani Miranda, Hansen will stop at nothing to bring Gentry down.

Luck

Rated G

ANIMATED

Apple

 

The Menu

The Menu is a 2022 US comedy horror by Mark Mylod
Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Janet McTeer and Ralph Fiennes IMDb

Rated R for strong/disturbing violent content, language throughout and some sexual references.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

A young couple travel to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.

 

Rye Lane

Rye Lane is a 2022 UK drama by Raine Allen Miller
Starring David Jonsson, George Taylor and Vivian Oparah IMDb

Rated R for language, some sexual content and nudity.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

Two youngsters reeling from bad breakups who connect over an eventful day in South-London.

 

 

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The Toxic Avenger


Link Here13th May 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2731, 13 May 2022

18 ˝

Rated PG-13 for some strong violence, language, and suggestive material.

Adventure Entertainment

Beauty

Beauty is a 2022 US romance by Andrew Dosunmu
Starring Gracie Marie Bradley, Aleyse Shannon and Niecy Nash IMDb

Rated R for language and drug use.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A gifted young Black woman struggles to maintain her voice and identity after she's offered a lucrative recording contract.

Beba

Beba is a 2021 US documentary by Rebeca Huntt
Starring Rebeca Huntt IMDb

Rated R for language.

DOCUMENTARY

NEON

Summary Notes

BEBA is a poetic, raw and ruthless coming of age tale, in which a young NYC born and bred Afro-Latina stares down historical, societal, and generational trauma with unflinching courage.

 

Chevalier

Chevalier is a 2022 US historical biography by Stephen Williams
Starring Lucy Boynton, Samara Weaving and Minnie Driver IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some strong language, suggestive material and violence.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

De Saint-Georges son of an African slave rose to great heights in society, as both a violinist and composer, and champion fencer. Love affair with a noblewoman, and a falling out with Marie and her court led to his untimely downfall.

Dc League of Super Pets

Rated PG for action, mild violence, language and rude humor.

ANIMATED

Warner Bros. Pictures

Elvis

Elvis is a 2022 Australia/US music biography by Baz Luhrmann
Starring Tom Hanks, Austin Butler and Olivia DeJonge IMDb

Rated PG-13 for substance abuse, strong language, suggestive material and smoking.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

A look at the life of the legendary rock and roll star,

The Joys and Sorrows of Young Yuguo

Rated PG for thematic elements.

DOCUMENTARY

Netflix, Inc.

Lightyear

Lightyear is a 2022 US children's cartoon drama by Angus MacLane
Starring Chris Evans, (voice), Keke Palmer, (voice), Dale Soules and (voice) IMDb

Rated PG for action/peril.

ANIMATED

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

The story of Buzz Lightyear and his adventures to infinity and beyond.

A Love Song

A Love Song is a 2022 US drama by Max Walker-Silverman
Starring Dale Dickey, Wes Studi and Michelle Wilson IMDb

Rated PG for mild thematic elements.

Bleecker Street

Summary Notes

At a campground in the rural West, a woman waits alone for an old flame from her past to arrive, uncertain of his intentions while bashful about her own. Starring

My Butt Hazza Fever

Rated PG for rude humor and language.

20th Century Studios

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Rated PG for thematic elements, exaggerated bullying and some language.

Netflix, Inc.

Sniper: Rogue Mission

Rated R for bloody violence, language and brief sexual material.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.

 

The System

The System is a 2022 US action film by Dallas Jackson
Starring Jeremy Piven, Terrence Howard and Tyrese Gibson IMDb

Rated R for violence, language throughout and some drug material.

Avenue Entertainment, LLC, The Universal Pictures

Summary Notes

When a young soldier, newly returned from war, gets caught up in a drug bust, he is recruited by the authorities to go undercover in a notoriously dangerous prison in order to figure out what is really going on.

 

They Cloned Tyrone

They Cloned Tyrone is a 2022 US comedy film by Juel Taylor
Starring Jamie Foxx, Teyonah Parris and John Boyega IMDb

Rated R for pervasive language, violence, some sexual material and drug use.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio onto the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this pulpy mystery caper.

The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger is a 2022 US action comedy by Macon Blair
Starring Kevin Bacon, Peter Dinklage and Elijah Wood IMDb

Rated R for strong violence and gore, language throughout, sexual references and brief graphic nudity.

Legendary Features Productions US LLC - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

A meek towel boy transforms into a powerful superhero after getting dumped into a vat of toxic waste.

 

Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby

Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby is a 2022 US film by Karam Gill
Starring IMDb

Rated R for language and drug content throughout, and some sexual material.

DOCUMENTARY

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

It follows the career of Atlanta rapper Lil Baby and his rise in rap and pop culture.

Women Talking

Women Talking is a 2022 US drama by Sarah Polley
Starring Jessie Buckley, Rooney Mara and Claire Foy IMDb

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content including sexual assault, bloody images, and some strong language.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

Summary Notes

A group of women in an isolated Mennonite religious colony in Bolivia as they struggle to reconcile their faith with a string of sexual assaults committed by the colony's men.

 

 

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Crimes of the Future, House of Darkness


Link Here8th May 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2730, 09 May 2022

Big Trip 2: Special Delivery

Big Trip 2: Special Delivery is a 2022 Russia/Hungary film by Vasiliy Rovenskiy
Starring Christine Galyean IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements, rude material and peril.

ANIMATED

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Bring It On: Cheer Or Die

Rated PG-13 for violence, language, sexual material and some drug content.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment LLC

Crimes of the Future

Crimes of the Future is a 2022 Canada/France/Greece/UK film by David Cronenberg
Starring Kristen Stewart, Léa Seydoux and Viggo Mortensen IMDb

Rated R for strong disturbing violent content and grisly images, graphic nudity and some language.

Summary Notes

A deep dive into the not-so-distant future in which humankind is learning to adapt to its synthetic surroundings. This evolution moves humans beyond their natural state and into a metamorphosis, which alters their biological makeup.

NEON

Good Mourning

Good Mourning is a 2022 US film by Machine Gun Kelly, Mod Sun
Starring Megan Fox, Pete Davidson and Dove Cameron IMDb

Rated R for drug use throughout, pervasive language and crude sexual references.

Briarcliff Entertainment

 

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

The Greatest Beer Run Ever is a 2022 US film by Peter Farrelly
Starring Zac Efron, Russell Crowe and Kyle Allen IMDb

Rated R for language and some war violence.

Apple

House of Darkness

House of Darkness is a 2022 US film by Neil LaBute
Starring Kate Bosworth, Gia Crovatin and Justin Long IMDb

Rated R for some bloody violence/gore, sexual material, and language throughout.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc

 

Paradise Highway

Paradise Highway is a 2022 Germany/US film by Anna Gutto
Starring Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo and Cameron Monaghan IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and some violence.

Lionsgate

Summertime Dropouts

Summertime Dropouts is a 2021 US film by Jhene Chase
Starring Quinton Aaron, Serena Laurel and Nick Podany IMDb

Rated PG for some language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Watcher

Rated R for some bloody violence, language, and some sexual material/nudity.

IFC Films

 

 

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Link Here6th May 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2729, 06 May 2022

Benediction

Benediction is a 2021 UK/US war biography by Terence Davies
Starring Jack Lowden, Calam Lynch and Kate Phillips BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated PG-13 for disturbing war images, some sexual material and thematic elements.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Summary Notes

The story of English poet, writer and soldier Siegfried Sassoon.

Brothers

Rated R for language throughout, some crude sexual content and drug use.

Legendary Features Productions US LLC - [Production Co.]

The Good Neighbor

Rated R for language.

Screen Media Ventures, LLC

Hex

Rated R for language, some violent content and brief nudity.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

The Road To Galena

The Road To Galena is a 2022 US film by Joe Hall
Starring Ben Winchell, Will Brittain and Aimee Teegarden IMDb

Rated R for language.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

York Witches Society

York Witches Society is a 2022 UK film by Liza Bolton
Starring Tina Louise Owens, Sydney Craven and Rachel Warren IMDb

Rated R for violence/bloody images and some language.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

 

 

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Link Here4th May 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2728, 04 May 2022

Bros

Rated R for strong sexual content, language throughout and some drug use.

Universal Studios

Call Sign Romeo

Call Sign Romeo is a 2022 US film by Raymond Wallace
Starring Chris Ana, Rebbekkah Eller and Kelsey Thompson IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and language.

CSR Productions LLC - [Production Co.]

 

Firebird

Firebird is a 2021 Estonia / UK gay romance by Peeter Rebane
Starring Tom Prior, Nicholas Woodeson and Diana Pozharskaya BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for language and some sexual content.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Summary Notes

Firebird is a touching love story set in the Soviet Air Force during the Cold War. Sergey, a troubled young private, is counting the days till his military service ends.

Ghoster

Ghoster is a 2022 US film by Ryan Bellgardt
Starring Sophie Proctor, J.R. Brown and Josh Escayg IMDb

Rated PG for peril and thematic elements.

ANIMATED

Grindstone Entertainment Group

 

Jerry and Marge Go Large

Jerry and Marge Go Large is a 2022 US film by David Frankel
Starring Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening and Michael McKean IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive references.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

 

Mr. Malcolm's List

Mr. Malcolm's List is a 2022 US film by Emma Holly Jones
Starring Theo James, Freida Pinto and Zawe Ashton IMDb

Rated PG for some smoking and mild language.

Bleecker Street

Official Competition

Official Competition is a 2021 Spain/Argentina film by Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat
Starring Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Oscar Martínez IMDb

Rated R for language and some nudity.

SUBTITLED

IFC Films

 

Three Thousand Years of Longing

Three Thousand Years of Longing is a 2022 Australia/US film by George Miller
Starring Idris Elba, Tilda Swinton and Kaan Guldur IMDb

Rated R for some sexual content, graphic nudity and brief violence.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

Vendetta

Rated R for violence, language throughout and some sexual material/nudity.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


Link Here30th April 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2727, 30 April 2022
 

1up

1up is a 2022 Canada film by Kyle Newman
Starring Ruby Rose, Taylor Zakhar Perez and Hari Nef IMDb

Rated R for sexual material, some language and drug use.

NOTE: INTENDING TO APPEAL TO THE C.A.R.A. APPEALS BOARD

Lionsgate

 

All the Lord's Men

All the Lord's Men is a 2022 US film by Andrew Burton
Starring Gracie Lacey, Ilia Volok and Noel Mirabal IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and some sexual content.

Burton Pictures

 

Am I Ok?

Am I Ok? is a 2022 US film by Stephanie Allynne, Tig Notaro
Starring Dakota Johnson, Sonoya Mizuno and Jermaine Fowler IMDb

Rated R for language, sexual references and some drug use.

Warner Bros. Pictures

American Carnage

Rated R for some disturbing violence and gore, language throughout, some sexual references, nudity and drug use.

Lionsgate Saban Films LLC

Anything's Possible

Rated PG-13 for strong language, thematic material, sexual material and brief teen drinking.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a 2022 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Sam Raimi
Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams and Benedict Cumberbatch BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, frightening images and some language.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

After the events of Avengers: Endgame, Dr. Stephen Strange continues his research on the Time Stone. But an old friend turned enemy seeks to destroy every sorcerer on Earth, messing with Strange's plan and also causing him to unleash an unspeakable evil.

Gamestop: Rise of the Players

Gamestop: Rise of the Players is a 2022 US film by Jonah Tulis
Starring Rod Alzmann, Tom Barton and Justin Dopierala IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and brief drug use.

DOCUMENTARY

NEON

Neon Lights

Neon Lights is a 2022 Canada film by Rouzbeh Heydari
Starring Dana Abraham, Kim Coates and Brenna Coates IMDb

Rated R for violence, language, some sexual content and drug use.

Momentum Pictures LLC

Pil's Adventures

Pil's Adventures is a 2021 France film by Julien Fournet
Starring Kaycie Chase, (voice), Paul Borne, (voice), Julien Crampon and (voice) IMDb

Rated PG for violence, peril and rude humor.

ANIMATED

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

The Siege of Robin Hood

The Siege of Robin Hood is a 2022 Australia film by Paul Allica
Starring Paul Allica, Kahli Williams and Dave Beamish IMDb

Rated R for bloody violence.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc

There Are No Saints

There Are No Saints is a 2022 Mexico/US film by Alfonso Pineda Ulloa
Starring Ron Perlman, Neal McDonough and Brian Cox IMDb

Rated R for strong and disturbing violence, language throughout, sexual content, nudity and some drug use.

Saban Films LLC

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Shepherd


Link Here27th April 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2726, 27 April 2022

Bodies, Bodies, Bodies

Rated R for violence, bloody images, drug use, sexual references and pervasive language.

A24

A Chiara

A Chiara is a 2021 Italy/France film by Jonas Carpignano
Starring Swamy Rotolo, Claudio Rotolo and Grecia Rotolo IMDb

Rated R for some language and drug content.

SUBTITLED

NEON

Deep in the Heart

Rated PG for some thematic material.

DOCUMENTARY

Deep In The Heart Film LLC

Hustle

Rated R for language.

SUBTITLED

Netflix, Inc.

Luckiest Girl Alive

Luckiest Girl Alive is a 2022 US film by Mike Barker
Starring Jennifer Beals, Mila Kunis and Justine Lupe IMDb

Rated R for violent content, rape, sexual material, language throughout and teen substance use.

Netflix, Inc.

Monstrous

Rated PG-13 for terror, thematic elements and brief violence.

Screen Media Ventures, LLC

 

Persuasion

Persuasion is a 2022 US film by Carrie Cracknell
Starring Dakota Johnson, Suki Waterhouse and Cosmo Jarvis IMDb

Rated PG for some suggestive references.

Netflix, Inc.

See How They Run

Rated PG-13 for some violence/bloody images and a sexual reference.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Shepherd

Shepherd is a 2021 UK horror by Russell Owen
Starring Tom Hughes, Greta Scacchi and Kate Dickie BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for some disturbing/bloody images and language.

Summary Notes

Eric Black is lost after the mysterious death of his adulterous wife. Running from his past to a new job as a Shepherd, he finds himself trapped alone on a majestic, weather-beaten island with an ominous secret. One mans spiraling madness meets a vengeful supernatural force. What starts as the perfect wind-swept escape becomes a race to save his sanity and his life.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is a 2022 US action comedy thriller by Tom Gormican
Starring Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal and Tiffany Haddish BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, some sexual references, drug use and violence.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

The fictionalized version of Nick Cage must accept a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous super fan Javi Gutierrez. Things take a wildly unexpected turn when Nick Cage is recruited by a CIA operative Vivian and forced to live up to his own legend, channeling his most iconic and beloved on-screen characters in order to save himself and his loved ones.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Latest ratings


Link Here24th April 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2725, 22 April 2022
 

Black Site

Black Site is a 2022 US action film by Sophia Banks
Starring Michelle Monaghan, Jason Clarke and Jai Courtney IMDb

Rated R for strong/bloody violence and language throughout.

Redbox

Summary Notes

A group of officers based in a labyrinthine top-secret must fight for their lives against Hatchet, a brilliant and infamous high-value detainee. When he escapes, his mysterious and deadly agenda has far-reaching and dire consequences.

Bullet Proof

Bullet Proof is a 2022 Canada action film by James Clayton
Starring Vinnie Jones, James Clayton and Philip Granger IMDb

Rated R for violence.

Lionsgate

 

Call Jane

Call Jane is a 2022 US historical drama by Phyllis Nagy
Starring Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver and Chris Messina IMDb

Rated R for some language and brief drug use.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Summary Notes

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can't get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find help.

Civil

Civil is a 2021 Belgium/Romania/Mexico drama by Teodora Mihai
Starring Arcelia Ramírez, Álvaro Guerrero and Jorge A. Jimenez BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and strong language.

DOCUMENTARY

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

Story of Cielo, a mother whose teenage daughter is kidnapped in Northern Mexico. When the authorities offer no support in the search, Cielo takes matters into her own hands and transforms from housewife into a vengeful militant.

 

Hot Seat

Hot Seat is a 2022 US thriller by James Cullen Bressack
Starring Mel Gibson, Sam Asghari and Shannen Doherty IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and some violence.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

An ex-hacker is forced to break into high-level banking institutions, another man must try to penetrate the booby trapped building to get the young man off the hot seat.

I Believe in Santa

Rated PG for mild language.

Netflix, Inc.

 

My Fake Boyfriend

My Fake Boyfriend is a 2022 Canada comedy by Rose Troche
Starring Keiynan Lonsdale, Dylan Sprouse and Sarah Hyland IMDb

Rated R for sexual material and language.

NOTE: INTENDING TO APPEAL TO THE C.A.R.A. APPEALS BOARD

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

In the film, a young man in a tricky situation (Keiynan Lonsdale) follows the advice of his unconventional best friend (Dylan Sprouse) and uses social media to create a fake boyfriend to keep his awful ex-lover out of his life. But everything backfires when he meets the real love of his life, and breaking up with his fake boyfriend proves hard to do.

Navalny

Navalny is a 2022 US documentary by Daniel Roher
Starring Alexei Navalny, Yulia Navalnaya and Dasha Navalnaya BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for some language.

DOCUMENTARY

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Follows the man who survived an assassination attempt by poisoning with a lethal nerve agent in August 2020. During his months-long recovery he makes shocking discoveries about the attempt on his life and decides to return home.

 

Not Okay

Not Okay is a 2022 US comedy drama by Quinn Shephard
Starring Zoey Deutch, Dylan O'Brien and Embeth Davidtz IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, drug use and some sexual content.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

A misguided young woman, desperate for friends and fame, fakes a trip to Paris to update her social media presence. A terrifying incident takes place in the real world which becomes a part of the imaginary trip and offers all she wanted.

One Year Off

One Year Off is a 2022 UK comedy by Philippe Martinez
Starring Nathalie Cox, Chad Michael Collins and Ray Fearon IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive material and language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

The Princess

The Princess is a 2022 US action fantasy thriller by Le-Van Kiet
Starring Joey King, Martin Taskov and Bozhidar Hristov IMDb

Rated R for strong/bloody violence and some language.

20th Century Studios

Summary Notes

When a strong-willed princess refuses to wed the cruel sociopath, she is kidnapped and locked in a remote tower of her father's castle. With her vindictive suitor intent on taking her father's throne, the princess must save the kingdom.

Ticket To Nashville

Ticket To Nashville is a 2022 US children's drama by Demetrius Navarro
Starring Lee Greenwood, Kate Orsini and Kevin Sizemore IMDb

Rated PG for mild thematic elements.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

A funny, heartwarming, entertaining and family-friendly story about a young singer/songwriter trying to decide between the girl of his dreams and a career in Nashville.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Evil Dead Rise, Margeaux, Men


Link Here16th April 2022
MPAA Bulletin 2724, 15 April 2022

The Blacklight

The Blacklight is a 2022 US thriller by Nick Snow
Starring Katie Aldhizer, Samantha Aneson and Adam Blćdel Körner IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexual content/nudity, and drug use.

Porter Pictures

Summary Notes

Despite trying to leave behind a life of crime, Danny reluctantly teams with naďve rich kid Liam and wildcard drug dealer Kit Viper for a robbery that leaves them in possession of a mysterious supernatural artifact with immense power.

 

Blonde

Blonde is a 2022 US romance by Andrew Dominik
Starring Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody and Bobby Cannavale IMDb

Rated NC-17 for some sexual content.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A fictionalized chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.

Cha Cha Real Smooth

Cha Cha Real Smooth is a 2022 US comedy drama by Cooper Raiff
Starring Cooper Raiff, Dakota Johnson and Evan Assante IMDb

Rated R for language and some sexual content.

Apple

Summary Notes

A young man who works as a Bar Mitzvah party host strikes up a friendship with a mother and her autistic daughter.

 

The Drop

The Drop is a 2022 US thriller by Shawn Welling
Starring Auden Thornton and Tom Vera IMDb

Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use.

Baby Ambivalence LLC

Summary Notes

Defense attorney June "Junior" Jones (Auden Thornton) is committed to unwinding a ribbon of truth to its ultimate source as lives hang in the balance . . . fortunately, so does a hell of a lot of money. Just once, wouldn't it be nice to do the right thing?

East of Middle West

East of Middle West is a 2021 US crime drama by Brian Lucke Anderson
Starring Carson MacCormac, Scott McCord and Joris Jarsky IMDb

Rated R for language, some violence and teen drinking.

Stained Glass Media LLC

Summary Notes

A teenage runaway and a widowed father each fight to take matters into their own hands to redeem their dark past.

Evil Dead Rise

Evil Dead Rise is a 2022 US Sci-Fi horror by Lee Cronin
Starring Alyssa Sutherland, Lily Sullivan and Morgan Davies IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and gore, and some language.

New Line Cinema

Summary Notes

A twisted tale of two estranged sisters whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.

 

Father of the Bride

Father of the Bride is a 2022 US comedy romance by Gary Alazraki
Starring Adria Arjona, Isabela Merced and Andy Garcia IMDb

Rated PG-13 for brief suggestive material.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

A father's coming to grips with his daughter's upcoming wedding through the prism of multiple relationships within a big, sprawling Cuban-American clan.

Givers of Death

Rated R for violence, language throughout and some drug use.

Buffalo 8 Productions, LLC

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory is a 2022 US historical western drama by Brian Presley
Starring Matt McCoy, Brad Leland and Brea Bee IMDb

Rated R for violence.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

Former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove moves Heaven and Earth to be reunited with his children following the Civil War. After returning home, Jack finds out his wife has died and his children, presumed orphans, are heading deep into the West aboard a train crossing old enemy lines. Calgrove and another former soldier are joined by a troop of Native American sharpshooters and a freed slave, as they race to intercept the orphan train before all hope is lost.

 

Margaux

Margaux is a 2022 US horror thriller by Steven C. Miller
Starring Lochlyn Munro, Madison Pettis and Jedidiah Goodacre IMDb

Rated R for violence and gore, language, drug use and some sexual material.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

A group of college friends rent a smart house for a weekend of partying. Later, they start to realize that Margaux, the house's super advanced AI system, has sinister designs for them.

Men

Men is a 2022 UK Sci-Fi horror drama by Alex Garland
Starring Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear and Gayle Rankin IMDb

Rated R for disturbing and violent content, graphic nudity, grisly images and language.

A24

Summary Notes

A young woman goes on a solo vacation to the English countryside following the death of her ex-husband.

The Northman

The Northman is a 2022 US action fantasy thriller by Robert Eggers
Starring Alexander Skarsgĺrd, Nicole Kidman and Claes Bang BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence, some sexual content and nudity.

Focus Features LLC

Summary Notes

From visionary director Robert Eggers comes The Northman, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father's murder.

Peace River

Peace River is a 2022 US drama by Douglas James Vail
Starring Chase Garland, Benjamin M. Jones and Jessica Nunez-Wood IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violence, a bloody image, and thematic material including suicide.

SUBTITLED

Atlas Distribution Company

Summary Notes

Two young kids growing up in the rodeo cowboy life form a foundation with each other and family. He becomes a Champion Rodeo cowboy and special forces soldier but is crushed by war and personal loss. She must watch him struggle. He must draw on faith and the "cowboy way" to reclaim his will to live and the love of his life.

Slumberland

Slumberland is a 2022 US children's comedy by Francis Lawrence
Starring Jason Momoa, Kyle Chandler and Chris O'Dowd IMDb

Rated PG for peril, action, language, some thematic elements and suggestive references.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A young girl discovers a secret map to the dreamworld of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw, she traverses dreams and flees nightmares, with the hope that she will be able to see her late father again.

 

Spiderhead

Spiderhead is a 2022 US action thriller by Joseph Kosinski
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett IMDb

Rated R for violent content, language and sexual content.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

This is set in the near future, when convicts are offered the chance to volunteer as medical subjects in hopes of shortening their sentences. When one prisoner finds himself the test patient for a new pharmaceutical capable of generating feelings of love, he begins questioning the reality of his emotions and sets out to discover the truth.

Unplugging

Rated R for language, some sexual content and brief drug use.

Vertical Entertainment LLC




 


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