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Link Here14th October 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2651, 15 October 2020

100% Wolf

100% Wolf is a 2020 Australia animation by Alexs Stadermann.
Starring Adriane Daff, Akmal Saleh and Alexs Stadermann. BBFC link IMDb

Rated PG for rude material, language, action and brief cartoon nudity.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC


Summary Notes

100% Wolf centers on Freddy Lupin, heir to a proud family line of werewolves. Positive he'll become the most fearsome werewolf ever, Freddy is in for a shock when his first "warfing" goes awry, turning him into a ferocious - poodle.

The 355

The 355 is a 2021 China / USA thriller by Simon Kinberg.
Starring Jessica Chastain, Bingbing Fan and Diane Kruger. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, brief strong language, and suggestive material.

Universal Pictures


Summary Notes

When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, wild card CIA agent Mason "Mace" Brown will need to join forces with rival badass German agent Marie, former MI6 ally and cutting-edge computer specialist Khadijah, and skilled Colombian psychologist Graciela on a lethal, breakneck mission to retrieve it, while also staying one-step ahead of a mysterious woman, Lin Mi Sheng, who is tracking their every move. As the action rockets around the globe from the cafes of Paris to the markets of Morocco to the wealth and glamour of Shanghai, the quartet of women will forge a tenuous loyalty that could protect the world-or get them killed.

 

Come Away

Come Away is a 2020 UK / USA fantasy adventure drama by Brenda Chapman.
Starring Angelina Jolie, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michael Caine. IMDb

Rated PG for strong thematic content, some violence, fantasy action, and unsettling images.

UV RML Distribution Domestic


Summary Notes

Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are forced to choose between home and imagination, setting the stage for their iconic journeys into Wonderland and Neverland.

The Craft

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, crude and sexual content, language and brief drug material.

Columbia Pictures

Feral State

Feral State is a USA thriller by Jon Carlo.
Starring AnnaLynne McCord, Ronnie Gene Blevins and Jaden Piner. IMDb

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

Summary Notes

A misfit gang of runaways and orphans are taken in by a dark and charismatic father figure who together wreak havoc throughout swamps and trailer parks of central Florida.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Jungleland

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

Vertical Entertainment LLC

 

The Life Ahead

The Life Ahead is a 2020 Italy drama by Edoardo Ponti.
Starring Sophia Loren, Abril Zamora and Babak Karimi. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, drug material involving minors, some sexual material and language.

Netflix, Inc.


Summary Notes

An aging Holocaust survivor forges a bond with a young immigrant from Senegal.

 

The Midnight Sky

The Midnight Sky is a 2020 USA Sci-Fi adventure thriller by George Clooney.
Starring Felicity Jones, George Clooney and Sophie Rundle. IMDb

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

Netflix, Inc.


Summary Notes

This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine, a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

 

Pieces of a Woman

Pieces of a Woman is a 2020 Canada / Hungary / USA drama by Kornél Mundruczó.
Starring Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf and Ellen Burstyn. IMDb

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

Netflix, Inc.


Summary Notes

A grieving woman embarks on an emotional journey after the loss of her baby.

 

The Souvenir Part Ii

The Souvenir Part Ii is a 2021 UK drama by Joanna Hogg.
Starring Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade and Charlie Heaton. IMDb

Rated R for some strong sexuality, and language.

A24


Summary Notes

A young film student in the early 80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

Twiceborn

Twiceborn is a 2020 Japan drama by Hiroshi Akabane.
Starring Fumika Shimizu, Hiroaki Tanaka and Shunsuke Kubozuka. IMDb

Rated PG for thematic content, some unsettling images and brief violence.

Freestyle Releasing


Summary Notes

In July 1991, Satoru Ichijo is about to give a lecture in Tokyo Dome. The media pays attention to him as a "Great Charisma." People who know Satoru recall him. Time goes back to a spring day right before the college graduation, Satoru receives a message from the spiritual world and realizes he has a mission to lead humankind to happiness. While he has constant contact with the spiritual world, Satoru becomes a successful businessman who everyone envies as an elite employee. He publishes "Spiritual Message" books one after another with his family's support and to enlighten the world. One day, spirits tell him an overwhelming mission. "Your mission as the Buddha reborn, is to save all people by spreading the Truth." Satoru tries to rise up to fulfill his mission, but his decision is shaken by the devil's temptation. In solitude, Satoru chooses to live his mission as "Savior", leaves everything behind including his loved one, and steps out onto the stage of Tokyo dome.

Wander

Wander is a 2020 Canada / USA action crime mystery by April Mullen.
Starring Katheryn Winnick, Heather Graham and Tommy Lee Jones. IMDb

Rated R for violence and bloody images.

Summary Notes

Arthur Bretnik is a mentally unstable conspiracy theorist and private eye with a traumatic past. After being hired to investigate a possible murder cover up in the small town of Wander, Arthur is plunged into a world of lies and deceit, as he quickly suspects the murder may be part of the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter. Increasingly paranoid, Arthur's sanity is tested as he attempts to filter fact from fiction and solve the case, all the while questioning if he is a pawn in a much bigger game.

Saban Films LLC

 

 

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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, The Gardener


Link Here7th October 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2650, 08 October 2020
 

Batman: Soul of the Dragon

Batman: Soul of the Dragon is a 2021 USA action crime animation by Sam Liu.
Starring Michael Jai White, Kelly Hu and Mark Dacascos. IMDb

Rated R for some violence.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment


Summary Notes

Batman, Bronze Tiger, Lady Shiva, and Richard Dragon join forces when they come to realize that they share a common acquaintance. The Martial Arts Master that trained them has been missing for a number of years and under mysterious circumstances. When a cursed relic resurfaces, the mystery of their dead master re-opens and Batman and his former classmates must face-off in the ultimate test of their Martial Arts kills to gain control of this dangerous relic.

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe To American Regime For Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe To American Regime For Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is a 2020 UK / USA comedy by Jason Woliner.
Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova and Mike Pence. IMDb

Rated R for pervasive strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and language.

Amazon Studios


Summary Notes

Follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat.

The Christmas Chronicles: Part 2

Rated PG for mild action/violence and brief language.

Netflix, Inc.

The Comeback Trail

Rated R for language throughout and some violence.

Cloudburst Distribution, LLC

The Gardener

The Gardener is a 2020 UK action film by Scott Jeffrey and Rebecca Matthews.
Starring Gary Daniels, Robert Bronzi and Becca Hirani. IMDb

Rated R for strong/bloody violence and language throughout.

Summary Notes

An immigrant working a quiet life as a gardener at a manor house in England has to rely on old skills to save the family he works for from home invaders.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Monster Pets: A Hotel Transylvania Short

Rated G

Sony Pictures Animation Inc.

Sister of the Groom

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

Saban Films LLC

Toys of Terror

Rated R for some horror violence.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee is a 2020 Australia / USA comedy by Dean Murphy.
Starring Mel Gibson, Olivia Newton-John and Luke Bracey. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive references.

Lionsgate


Summary Notes

Aussie Icon Paul Hogan just wants the quiet life. He lives in Brentwood, California, happy in retirement, content doing the daily crossword and enjoying regular calls from Lucy, his delightful 10-year-old granddaughter in Sydney. So, when his agent drops by to tell him he'll be receiving a knighthood for services to comedy, he is less than impressed by this imposition and much to his agents' chagrin, turns down the offer. Paul attempts to return to his tranquil life but Lucy calls; she has excitedly told kids at her new school that granddad has been offered a Knighthood. They laughed at her. What? Paul realises he needs to get the Knighthood to help her salvage her reputation. After much begging and pleading, his agent reluctantly agrees to call the Palace. The Knighthood is back on. The next six weeks, however, see Hogan's brand totally trashed. Although he is always trying to do the right thing and salvage his quickly diminishing reputation, life is conspiring against him. He's ...

Warning

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

Anova Pictures, Inc. - [Production Co.]

 

 

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Link Here30th September 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2649, 01 October 2020

After We Collided

After We Collided is a 2020 USA romance by Roger Kumble.
Starring Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Louise Lombard. BBFC link IMDb

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

Briarcliff Entertainment


Summary Notes

Tessa has everything to lose. Hardin has nothing to lose. - except her. After We Collided - Life will never be the same. After a tumultuous beginning to their relationship, Tessa and Hardin were on the path to making things work. Tessa knew Hardin could be cruel, but when a bombshell revelation is dropped about the origins of their relationship - and Hardin's mysterious past - Tessa is beside herself. Hardin will always be - Hardin. But is he really the deep, thoughtful guy Tessa fell madly in love with despite his angry exterior - or has he been a stranger all along? She wishes she could walk away. It's just not that easy. Hardin knows he made a mistake, possibly the biggest one of his life. He's not going down without a fight. But can he change? Will he change - for love? Yes, yes he will.

A California Christmas

Rated PG-13 for some sexuality.

Netflix

 

Concrete Cowboy

Concrete Cowboy is a 2020 UK / USA drama by Ricky Staub.
Starring Idris Elba, Method Man and Caleb McLaughlin. IMDb

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

Green Door Pictures - [Production Co.] Lee Daniels Entertainment - [Production Co.] Neighborhood Films - [Production Co.] Tucker Tooley Entertainment - [Production Co.] Wax - [Production Co.]


Summary Notes

In this drama inspired by the real-life Fletcher Street Stables, 15-year-old Cole is taken to live with his estranged father Harp in North Philadelphia. There he discovers the city's vibrant urban cowboy subculture, which has existed for more than 100 years providing a safe haven for the neighborhood despite the surrounding poverty, violence, and encroachment of gentrification.

Dreamland

Rated R for some violence, language and sexuality/nudity.

Vertical Entertainment, LLC

 

Fatman

Fatman is a 2020 UK / Canada / USA comedy by Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms.
Starring Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins and Marianne Jean-Baptiste. IMDb

Rated R for bloody violence, and language.

Saban Films LLC


Summary Notes

It centers on a rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus "Gibson" who is fighting his business decline.

Guitar Man

Rated PG-13 for some strong language.

J&R Adventures, LLC - [Production Co.]

Heaven

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and bloody images.

LAMA Distribution LLC

Minari

Minari is a 2020 USA drama by Lee Isaac Chung.
Starring Steven Yeun, Yeri Han and Yuh-Jung Youn. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and a rude gesture.

A24


Summary Notes

A Korean family moves to Arkansas to start a farm in the 1980s.

The Never List

Rated R for drug content, sexual material and some language - all involving teens.

Imagination Worldwide, LLC

Spell

Rated R for violence, disturbing/bloody images, and language.

Paramount Pictures

 

 

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Link Here23rd September 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2648, 23 September 2020

915

915 is a 2020 USA documentary by Charlie Minn.
Starring Patricia Benavides, Alicia Gallego Bueno and Luis Calvillo. IMDb

Rated R for graphic and disturbing violent content involving mass shooting, and some language.

Double Wave Productions


Summary Notes

A graphic documentary about the 2019 Cielo Vista Walmart Shooting in El Paso, Texas.

Anonymous Killers

Anonymous Killers is a 2020 USA crime horror by AR Hilton.
Starring Manu Intiraymi, Natassia Halabi and Dominic Pace. IMDb

Rated R for strong/bloody violence throughout, a rape, pervasive language, sexual content, brief drug use and nudity.

Amirah Films, LLC


Summary Notes

Four seasoned killers and one hapless professor are rounded up in one violent swoop and awake in chains to discover they are part of a demented experiment orchestrated by maniacal their, mysterious captor. To decide their fate, they must share the motives behind their crimes as they face the judgment of their peers. The rules are non-negotiable and the outcome is clear: live or die. The moral compass spins frantically as all fight to justify their lives before the final vote is cast.

 

Embattled

Embattled is a 2020 USA action sport drama by Nick Sarkisov.
Starring Elizabeth Reaser, Drew Starkey and Stephen Dorff. IMDb

Rated R for pervasive strong language and crude sexual references, violence and some nudity.

IFC Films


Summary Notes

A son aspires to follow in his famous MMA father's footsteps, but along his journey must figure out how to break the abusive cycle, if possible, that his father has continued.

Godmothered

Rated PG for some suggestive comments.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

In the Heights

In the Heights is a 2021 USA musical romance by Jon M Chu.
Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephanie Beatriz and Anthony Ramos. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive references.

Warner Bros. Pictures


Summary Notes

In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic. Meanwhile, Nina, a childhood friend of Usnavi's, has returned to the neighborhood from her first year at college with surprising news for her parents, who have spent their life savings on building a better life for their daughter. Ultimately, Usnavi and the residents of the close-knit neighborhood get a dose of what it means to be home.

Love By Drowning

Rated R for language and brief sexuality.

Dow Jazz Films

My Brother's Keeper

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some violence.

Collide Distribution

Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton

Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton is a 2020 USA documentary by Jonathan Cipiti.
Starring Patrick Peyton, David L Guffey and Mike Sweeney. IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements.

ArtAffects Entertainment


Summary Notes

The inspiring true story of a poor Irish immigrant who sets sail for America in 1928 with dreams of becoming a millionaire but, with the help of the most iconic celebrities of Hollywood, ends up spending his life championing the message, "The family that prays together stays together."

Shortcut

Rated R for language throughout and some bloody images.

Gravitas Ventures, LLC

 

 

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Link Here16th September 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2647, 16 September 2020

Connected

Rated PG for action and some language

Sony Pictures Animation Inc.

 

Curious George: Go West, Go Wild

Curious George: Go West, Go Wild is a 2020 USA animation by Michael LaBash.
Starring Jeff Bennett and Frank Welker. IMDb

Rated G

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment LLC


Summary Notes

Follows George and Ted as they travel to cousin Ginny's farm for a relaxing outdoor weekend, but plans take a turn when her farm animals escape.

Freaky

Freaky is a 2020 USA comedy horror thriller by Christopher Landon.
Starring Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn and Alan Ruck. IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, sexual content, and language throughout.

Summary Notes

After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent.

Universal Studios

 

Happiest Season

Happiest Season is a 2020 Canada / USA comedy romance by Clea DuVall.
Starring Alison Brie, Dan Levy and Kristen Stewart. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some language.

TriStar Pictures


Summary Notes

Meeting your girlfriend's family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family's annual Christmas dinner - until you realize that they don't even know she's gay - is even harder. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship a secret from her family, she begins to question the girlfriend she thought she knew.

 

The Kid Detective

The Kid Detective is a 2020 Canada comedy drama by Evan Morgan.
Starring Tzi Ma, Adam Brody and Wendy Crewson. IMDb

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

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc


Summary Notes

A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

The Last Shift

Rated R for language and some drug use.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc

Mortal

Rated R for brief violence.

Saban Films LLC

Ravers

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

Capital Motion Picture Group Inc.

Safety

Rated PG for thematic content involving drug addiction, and some language.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

 

Shadow in the Cloud

Shadow in the Cloud is a 2020 New Zealand action war horror by Roseanne Liang.
Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson and Callan Mulvey. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, sexual references and violence.

Atarangi Kiriata Limited - [Production Co.]


Summary Notes

A female WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

Smiley Faced Killers

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity, language throughout and some drug references.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Wolfwalkers

Wolfwalkers is a 2020 Luxembourg / Ireland / USA children's cartoon fantasy by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart.
Starring Sean Bean, Honor Kneafsey and Eva Whittaker. IMDb

Rated PG for sequences of violence and peril, scary images, some thematic elements and brief language.

GKIDS


Summary Notes

In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter, ROBYN, comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when Robyn saves a wild native girl, MEBH, their friendship leads her to discover the world of the WOLFWALKERS and transform her into the very thing her father is tasked to destroy.

 

 

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Link Here9th September 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2646, 09 September 2020

The Croods: A New Age

The Croods: A New Age is a 2020 USA children's cartoon comedy by Joel Crawford.
Starring Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage and Emma Stone. IMDb

Rated PG for peril, action and rude humor.

Universal Studios


Summary Notes

The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.

Echo Boomers

Echo Boomers is a 2021 USA action crime drama by Seth Savoy.
Starring Michael Shannon, Lesley Ann Warren and Alex Pettyfer. IMDb

Rated R for drug use and pervasive language.

Saban Films LLC


Summary Notes

Based on a true story, five college graduates decide the best way to get back at the unfair economy and live the life they've always wanted is to steal from Chicago's richest and give to themselves.

 

Giving Voice

Giving Voice is a 2020 USA documentary by James D Stern and Fernando Villena.
Starring Viola Davis, Aaron Guy and Callie Holley. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for strong language and some suggestive references.

Netflix, Inc.


Summary Notes

This film follows the annual August Wilson Monologue competition and the thousands of high schoolers who enter the competition for the opportunity to perform on Broadway.

The Glorias

The Glorias is a 2020 USA historical biography by Julie Taymor.
Starring Alicia Vikander, Julianne Moore and Janelle Monáe. IMDb

Rated R for some language and brief lewd images.

Roadside Attractions, LLC


Summary Notes

The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.

Gunda

Rated G

NEON

Horizon Line

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, bloody injury images, suggestive material/partial nudity, smoking and brief drug use.

STX Entertainment

Mario Puzo's: The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone

Rated R for violence and language.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Run

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content, some violence/terror and language.

Hulu

 

 

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Link Here2nd September 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2645, 02 September 2020

Blue Bayou

Blue Bayou is a 2020 USA drama by Justin Chon.
Starring Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander and Mark O'Brien. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and some violence.

Focus Features LLC

Breaking News in Yuba County

Breaking News in Yuba County is a UK / USA crime thriller by Tate Taylor.
Starring Mila Kunis, Awkwafina and Allison Janney. IMDb

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

Summary Notes

A woman catches her husband in bed with another woman, causing him to die of a heart attack. She buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. However, she soon finds herself in over her head, dodging cops and criminals, all while trying to hide the truth.

AGC Studios

 

Chick Fight

Chick Fight is a 2020 USA action comedy by Paul Leyden.
Starring Bella Thorne, Malin Akerman and Alec Baldwin. IMDb

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

Quiver Distribution RB USA Inc.


Summary Notes

When Anna Wyncomb is introduced to an underground, all-female fight club in order to turn the mess of her life around, she discovers she is much more personally connected to the history of the club than she could ever imagine.

An Imperfect Murder

Rated R for some language and brief drug use.

Quiver Distribution RB USA Inc.

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah is a 2021 USA historical biography by Shaka King.
Starring Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield and Dominique Fishback. IMDb

Rated R for violence and pervasive language.

Warner Bros. Pictures


Summary Notes

The story of Fred Hampton , Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and his fateful betrayal by FBI informant William O'Neal .

The Little Penguin Pororo's Dinosaur Island Adventure

Rated G

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Lockdown

Rated R for violence, pervasive language, and crude/violent sexual content.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

 

Love and Monsters

Love and Monsters is a 2020 Canada / USA comedy adventure by Michael Matthews.
Starring Dylan O'Brien, Ariana Greenblatt and Michael Rooker. IMDb

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

Paramount Pictures


Summary Notes

A young man learns how to survive a monster apocalypse with the help of an expert hunter.

The Prom

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some suggestive/sexual references and language.

Netflix, Inc.

 

 

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Marry Me, The True Adventures of Wolfboy


Link Here26th August 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2644, 27 August 2020

Breach

Breach (aka Anti-Life) is a 2021 Canada action Sci-Fi film by John Suits.
Starring Bruce Willis, Cody Kearsley and Callan Mulvey. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and some bloody violence.

Summary Notes

On the cusp of fatherhood, a junior mechanic aboard an interstellar ark to New Earth must outwit a malevolent cosmic terror intent on using the spaceship as a weapon.

Saban Films LLC

 

Dinosaur Train: Adventure Island

Dinosaur Train: Adventure Island is a 2020 by
Starring IMDb

Rated G

PBS

Dragon Soldiers

Dragon Soldiers is a 2020 USA action film by Hank Braxtan.
Starring Tarkan Dospil, Ruben Pla and Antuone Torbert. BBFC link IMDb

Rated R for some bloody violence and language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Iron Mask

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence/action, and some suggestive elements.

Lionsgate

Marry Me

Marry Me is a 2021 USA comedy romance by Kat Coiro.
Starring Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson and Chloe Coleman. IMDb

The film was original submitted and was rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some suggestive material/

The film was then edited and resubmitted prior to release, the film was then pass PG-13 for some language and suggestive material.

Summary Notes

A pop superstar is jilted by her rock-star fiancé moments before their wedding at Madison Square Garden, so she marries a random guy from the crowd instead.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM PG-13 RATED VERSION, BULLETIN NO. 2640 (7/29/2020). ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. CHANGE IN RATING DESCRIPTOR ONLY.

Universal Studios

Miracle in East Texas

Miracle in East Texas is a 2019 Canada / USA drama by Kevin Sorbo.
Starring John Ratzenberger, Louis Gossett Jr and Tyler Mane. IMDb

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some suggestive material.

Creative Distribution Services LLC


Summary Notes

In 1931, a pair of super-slippery flim-flam men, Doc Boyd and DAD EVERETT, blow into the small town of Cornville, Texas, planning to bilk a few lonely widows with their tried-and-true dry-oil-well grift, which has already worked a half dozen times in Oklahoma. But when the unthinkable happens and they actually strike oil, that's just the first of the miracles that start popping forth from the dead soil of East Texas.

Scare Us

Rated R for bloody violence, and language.

Falling Flame Pictures, LLC

The True Adventures of Wolfboy

The True Adventures of Wolfboy is a 2018 USA drama by Martin Krejcí.
Starring Chloë Sevigny, Jaeden Lieberher and Chris Messina. IMDb

The film was originally rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, teen drinking, language, and some violence. Prior to release the film was edited and resubmitted, this time PG-13 for mature thematic content, drinking, some strong language, sexual references and violence - all involving teens.

Summary Notes

Follows a young boy who runs away from home in the search of his estranged mother.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM PG-13 RATED VERSION, BULLETIN NO. 2535 (7/11/2018). ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. CHANGE IN RATING DESCRIPTOR ONLY.

Vertical Entertainment

 

 

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Link Here19th August 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2643, 19 August 2020

All My Life

Rated PG-13 for brief language.

Universal Studios

Antebellum

Antebellum is a USA horror thriller by Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz.
Starring Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange and Jena Malone. BBFC link IMDb

Rated R for disturbing violent content, language, and sexual references.

Summary Notes

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

Lionsgate

 

Black Bear

Black Bear is a 2020 USA drama by Lawrence Michael Levine.
Starring Aubrey Plaza, Sarah Gadon and Christopher Abbott. IMDb

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

Momentum Pictures LLC

 

Summary Notes

A filmmaker at a creative impasse seeks solace from her tumultuous past at a rural retreat, only to find that the woods summon her inner demons in intense and surprising ways.

Hubie Halloween

Rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive content, language and brief teen partying.

Netflix, Inc.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

Rated PG for some thematic elements and peril.

Netflix, Inc.

The Little Things

The Little Things is a 2021 USA thriller by John Lee Hancock.
Starring Denzel Washington, Jared Leto and Rami Malek. IMDb

Rated R for violent/disturbing images, language and full nudity.

Summary Notes

The pic, written by Hancock, centers around Deke (Washington), a burnt-out Kern County, CA deputy sheriff who teams with Baxter (Malek), a crack LASD detective, to nab a serial killer. Deke's nose for the "little things" proves eerily accurate, but his willingness to circumvent the rules embroils Baxter in a soul-shattering dilemma. Meanwhile, Deke must wrestle with a dark secret from his past.

Warner Bros. Pictures

No Escape

No Escape (aka Follow Me) is a 2020 USA horror thriller by Will Wernick.
Starring Holland Roden, Ronen Rubinstein and Keegan Allen. IMDb

Rated R for bloody horror violence, language and some drug use.

Summary Notes

A social media personality travels with his friends to Moscow to capture new content for his successful VLOG. Always pushing the limits and catering to a growing audience, they enter a cold world of mystery, excess, and danger. When the lines between real life and social media are blurred, the group must fight to escape, and survive.

Escape Room Film 2018, LLC Vertical Entertainment, LLC Voltage Pictures, LLC

 

Seance

Seance is a USA 2020 horror by Simon Barrett.
Starring Suki Waterhouse, Madisen Beaty and Inanna Sarkis. IMDb

Rated R for bloody horror violence, language and some drug use

Summary Notes

Camille, a young woman who arrives at the Fairfield Academy following one of the student's untimely and violent death.

Dark Castle Entertainment

 

Shithouse

Shithouse is a 2020 USA comedy romance by Cooper Raiff.
Starring Cooper Raiff, Dylan Gelula and Amy Landecker. IMDb

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

IFC Films


Summary Notes

Among thousands of kids trying their best to make college work, Alex feels alone and depressed. Home is 1500 miles away and he's struggling to find a reason not to go back. Maggie, Alex's sophomore RA, has been crushing college since day one. Today though, Maggie is dealt an unexpected loss. After a party at Shithouse, Maggie wants some company and finds it in Alex. Two young people raised in very different households, Alex and Maggie challenge each other and grow up together.

 

Wander Darkly

Wander Darkly is a 2020 USA drama by Tara Miele.
Starring Sienna Miller, Diego Luna and Vanessa Bayer. IMDb

Rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity.

51 Entertainment - [Production Co.] ShivHans Pictures - [Production Co.]


Summary Notes

New parents Adrienne and Matteo are forced to reckon with trauma amidst their troubled relationship. They must revisit the memories of their past and unravel haunting truths in order to face their uncertain future.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

A bumper crop


Link Here12th August 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2642, 12 August 2020

Alone

Rated R for violent content and language.

Magnolia Pictures

American Deep State

American Deep State is a 2020 USA documentary by Bernie Olaf.
Starring Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Melania Trump. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violent images, suggestive references and language.

DOCUMENTARY


Summary Notes

For the first time, American people see the possibility that elected governments have to follow rules set by Washington D.C.'s bureaucratic institutions. While some are worried about the deep state, others are trying to investigate the clandestine network of government spy agencies and officials allegedly controlling U.S. policies and narratives behind the scenes - from the 1963 JFK Assassination to 2016's Russian Collusion Conspiracy. About two dozen Intelligence, FBI and US Justice Department officials were engaged in a proven criminal conspiracy to undermine American Democracy during 2016's presidential elections by helping one candidate and attempting to overthrow the duly elected president after the 2016's elections. These Actions have surfaced for the first time since JFK, Robert Kennedy, MLK and other high profile assassinations during the 1960s.

Ava

Ava is a 2020 USA action crime mystery by Tate Taylor.
Starring Jessica Chastain, Geena Davis and Colin Farrell. IMDb

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

Summary Notes

Ava is a deadly assassin who works for a black ops organization, traveling the globe specializing in high profile hits. When a job goes dangerously wrong she is forced to fight for her own survival.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Death of Me

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

Saban Films LLC

Flora & Ulysses

Rated PG for some mild action and thematic elements.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Hero Dog: The Journey Home

Rated PG for some peril.

Grindstone Entertainment LLC

 

Herself

Herself is a 2020 Ireland / UK drama by Phyllida Lloyd.
Starring Harriet Walter, Conleth Hill and Cathy Belton. IMDb

Rated R for language and some domestic violence.

Amazon Studios

 

Summary Notes

This is the story of young mother Sandra who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. She sets out to build her own home and in the process rebuilds her life and re-discovers herself.

 

I'm Your Woman

I'm Your Woman is a 2021 USA drama by Julia Hart.
Starring Rachel Brosnahan, Bill Heck and Frankie Faison. IMDb

Rated R for violence and language.

Amazon Studios


Summary Notes

A woman must go on the run with her child due to her husband's crimes. Their lives become intertwined with a man and a woman, forming an unlikely partnership that teaches them more than just how to survive.

Lena and Snowball

Lena and Snowball is a 2021 USA children's comedy drama by Brian Herzlinger.
Starring Robert Knepper, Wade Williams and Branscombe Richmond. IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements, rude behavior/language, and mild violence.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

 

Summary Notes

Two clumsy smugglers attempt to traffic a baby white lion through a swampy wilderness and into the hands of a wealthy collector of exotic animals. Nothing goes as planned and the lion cub escapes. Luckily for the baby lion, Lena - a new girl in town longing for friendship and warmth - finds the little cub and takes it into her home. Lena names her new-found friend Snowball and the two quickly form a deep bond. But the obstacles and pitfalls are mounting from the start - Lena's dad can't find out about the new family member, the smugglers are hunting for their lost cargo and village bullies lurk around every corner. When Lena makes the mistake of letting the wrong person in on her little secret the smugglers start closing-in and things spin out of control. Will Lena be able to save her new friend from a terrible end? A comic as well as touching telling of the timeless story of friendship and the deep bond between a growing teen and a rescued animal.

Let Him Go

Rated R for violence.

Focus Features LLC

 

Mank

Mank is a 2020 USA biography by David Fincher.
Starring Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins and Gary Oldman. IMDb

Rated R for some language.

Netflix, Inc.

 

Summary Notes

Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz 's tumultuous development of Orson Welles ' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941).

Moxie

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

Netflix, Inc.

Palmer

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

Apple

Rising Phoenix

Rising Phoenix is a 2020 UK sport documentary by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui.
Starring Tatyana McFadden, Jonnie Peacock and Bebe Vio Beatrice. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, brief violent images, some strong language, and for brief suggestive references.

Netflix, Inc.


Summary Notes

The history and current standing of the Paralympic Games, which has grown to become the world's third largest sporting event.

Room 9

Rated R for bloody violence and some language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7 is a 2020 USA / UK / India historical thriller by Aaron Sorkin.
Starring Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp and Sacha Baron Cohen. IMDb

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

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

You Cannot Kill David Arquette

You Cannot Kill David Arquette is a 2020 USA documentary by David Darg and Price James.
Starring David Arquette, Patricia Arquette and Courteney Cox. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, some bloody images, and nudity.

Super LTD

 

Summary Notes

Branded as the most hated man in wrestling after winning a highly controversial WCW World Heavyweight Championship in 2000, actor David Arquette attempts a rocky return to the sport that stalled his promising Hollywood career. Dangerously determined to redeem his reputation and reclaim his self-respect, Arquette will stop at nothing to earn his place in professional wrestling.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

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Link Here5th August 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2641, 05 August 2020

The 40-year-old Version

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

Netflix, Inc.

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy is a 2020 USA drama by Ron Howard.
Starring Amy Adams, Haley Bennett and Freida Pinto. IMDb

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

Netflix, Inc.

 

Summary Notes

Based on the bestselling memoir by J.D. Vance, HILLBILLY ELEGY is a modern exploration of the American Dream and three generations of an Appalachian family as told by its youngest member, a Yale Law student forced to return to his hometown.

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu is a 2020 USA action fantasy by Dimitri Logothetis.
Starring Nicolas Cage, Frank Grillo and Marie Avgeropoulos. IMDb

Rated R for violence throughout.

Cygnus Film Group LLC

 

Summary Notes

A new Sci-Fi Martial Arts franchise from Dimitri Logothetis, Director/Producer of Kickboxer: Retaliation.

The Penthouse

Rated R for language and brief violence.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Rebecca

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content, partial nudity, thematic elements and smoking.

Netflix, Inc.

 

The Secrets We Keep

The Secrets We Keep is a 2020 USA crime mystery thriller by Yuval Adler.
Starring Joel Kinnaman, Amy Seimetz and Noomi Rapace. IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, rape, some nudity, language and brief sexuality.

Bleecker Street

 

Summary Notes

In post-WWII America, a woman (Rapace), rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband (Messina), kidnaps her neighbor (Kinnaman) and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her. The film is directed by Yuval Adler from a script by Yuval Adler and Ryan Covington.

This is the Night

Rated R for language, some drug use and teen drinking.

Universal Studios

Tremors: Shrieker Island

Rated PG-13 for creature violence, language throughout, some gore and suggestive/drug references.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment LLC

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

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Link Here29th July 2020
MPAA Bulletin 2640, 29 July 2020
 

All In: The Fight For Democracy

All In: The Fight For Democracy is a 2020 USA documentary by Lisa Cortes and Liz Garbus.
Starring Stacey Abrams. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some disturbing violent images, thematic material and strong language - all involving racism.

Amazon Studios


Summary Notes

The documentary takes a look at the history, and current activism against voter suppression; barriers to voting that most people don't even know is a threat to their basic rights as citizens of the United States.

The Human Factor

Rated PG-13 for some violence/bloody images.

DOCUMENTARY SUBTITLED

Marry Me

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

Universal Studios

Mic Drop: The Culture of Christian Hip Hop

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

DOCUMENTARY

Murder in the Woods

Murder in the Woods is a 2017 USA horror mystery thriller by Luis Iga.
Starring José Julián, Jeanette Samano and Chelsea Rendon. IMDb

Rated R for horror violence, language, drug and alcohol use, and some sexuality.

Summary Notes

Soon after arriving to a mysterious cabin in the woods, a group of teens discover the dark secret it holds, which forces them to fight for their lives.

Rezinate Distribution, LLC

The Nest

The Nest is a 2020 UK / Canada drama by Sean Durkin.
Starring Carrie Coon, Jude Law and Anne Reid. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality, nudity and teen partying.

Summary Notes

Life for an entrepreneur and his American family begin to take a twisted turn after moving into an English country manor.

IFC Films

 

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma is a 2020 USA documentary by Jeff Orlowski.
Starring Skyler Gisondo, Kara Hayward and Vincent Kartheiser. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements, disturbing/violent images and suggestive material.

DOCUMENTARY


Summary Notes

Set in the dark underbelly of Silicon Valley, The Social Dilemma fuses investigative documentary with enlightening narrative drama. Expert testimony from tech whistle-blowers exposes our disturbing predicament: the services Big Tech provides-search engines, networks, instant information, etc.-are merely the candy that lures us to bite. Once we're hooked and coming back for more, the real commodity they sell is their prowess to influence and manipulate us.

Soul

Rated PG for thematic elements and some language.

ANIMATED

Spontaneous

Rated R for teen drug and alcohol use, language and bloody images throughout.

Paramount Pictures

Unpregnant

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, sexual content, strong language and some drug references.

Warner Bros. Pictures

The Vigil

Rated PG-13 for terror, some disturbing/violent images, thematic elements and brief strong language.

Blumouse Productions

The White Tiger

Rated R for language, violence and sexual material.

SUBTITLED

The Witches

Rated PG for scary images/moments, language and thematic elements.

Warner Bros. Pictures

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Candyman


Link Here22nd July 2020
MPA Bulletin 2639, 23 July 2020

American Dream

Rated R for violence, some grisly images, a sexual assault, language and some sexuality/nudity.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Candyman

Candyman is a 2020 Canada / USA horror thriller by Nia DaCosta.
Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett. IMDb

Rated R for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references.

Summary Notes

A "spiritual sequel" to the 1992 horror film 'Candyman' that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.

Universal Pictures

Ema

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language.

Music Box Films

Hard Kill

Hard Kill is a 2020 USA action thriller by Matt Eskandari.
Starring Bruce Willis, Jesse Metcalfe and Sergio Rizzuto. IMDb

Rated R for violence and language throughout.

Vertical Entertainment LLC


Summary Notes

The work of billionaire tech CEO Donovan Chalmers (Willis) is so valuable that he hires mercenaries to protect it, and a terrorist group kidnaps his daughter just to get it.

Lost Girls and Love Hotels

Lost Girls and Love Hotels is a 2020 Japan / USA thriller by William Olsson.
Starring Alexandra Daddario, Carice van Houten and Takehiro Hira. IMDb

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

Quiver Distribution RB USA Inc.


Summary Notes

Margaret (Alexandra Daddario) finds herself in the glittering labyrinth of Tokyo by night and as a respected english teacher of a Japanese flight attendant academy by day. With little life direction, Margaret searches for meaning with fellow ex-pats (Carice Van Houten) in a Japanese dive bar, drinking to remember to forget and losing herself in love hotel encounters with men who satisfy a fleeting craving. When Margaret crosses paths with a dashing Yakuza, Kazu (Takehiro Hira), she falls in love with him despite the danger and tradition that hinders their chances of being together. We follow Margaret through the dark and light of love and what it means to find oneself abroad with a youthful abandon. Helmed by award winning director William Olsson (Reliance), and written by Catherine Hanrahan, Adapted from her acclaimed novel; Lost Girls and Love Hotels.

The Real Exorcist (english Dubbed)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content throughout, and some disturbing/violent images.

Freestyle Releasing

The Real Exorcist (subtitled)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content throughout, and some disturbing/violent images.

Freestyle Releasing

 

Tales From the Hood 3

Tales From the Hood 3 is a 2020 USA horror by Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott.
Starring Tony Todd, Lynn Whitfield and Cooper Huckabee. IMDb

Rated R for horror violence, disturbing images, sexual content, and language including racist epithets.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment LLC

Tulsa

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some substance abuse.

Tulsa Movie LLC

Voyagers

Rated PG-13 for violence, some strong sexuality, bloody images, a sexual assault and brief strong language.

Lionsgaste

The Way I See It

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language.

Focus Features




 


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