Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.
Director: Joseph Cedar Writer: Joseph Cedar Stars: Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen
Duffy, a former campus king of one-night stands and kinky threesomes, has one final blowout on the night before his wedding. Before making it to the altar, he will have to survive Asian masseuses, horny ex-girlfriends, strip beer-pong, S&M booby traps, and the temptations of adult film superstar.
Director: Robert Bennett Writer: Robert Bennett Stars: Randy Wayne, Caroline D'Amore, Jareb Dauplaise
It's Christmas Day and the Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house. Something monumental is clearly happening right outside their door, but what exactly - an industrial accident, a terrorist attack, nuclear war? Descending into terrified arguments, they turn on the television, desperate for any information. On screen a message glows ominously: 'Stay Indoors and Await Further Instructions'. As the television exerts an ever more sinister grip, their paranoia escalates into bloody carnage.
Director: Johnny Kevorkian Writer: Gavin Williams Stars: David Bradley, Holly Weston, Sam Gittins
Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police at a demonstration by black school children, he gradually begins to realize his own society is built on a pillar of injustice and exploitation.
Director: Euzhan Palcy Writers: André P. Brink (novel) (as André Brink), Colin Welland (screenplay) Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae
During a terrible storm, a jaded couple gets stuck in a house with a charismatic woman who threatens their relationship, and their sex-crazed male best friend. Through this ineluctable isolation, their true humanity surfaces.
Set over the course of a single evening in the Reynolds family home in suburban Connecticut, Clara's Ghost tells the story of Clara Reynolds who, fed up with constant ribbing from her self-absorbed showbiz family, finds solace in and guidance from the supernatural force she believes is haunting her.
Director: Bridey Elliott Writer: Bridey Elliott Stars: Paula Niedert Elliott, Chris Elliott, Abby Elliott
A group of friends stop to pick up a hitchhiking woman only to end up getting drugged by her with a gas. They awaken to find that vials have been implanted in the base of their skulls - which are of course instantly fatal if they are removed, a grinning professional looking woman informs them on TV screens that they have 22hrs to fill these vials with a specific amount of brain fluid, a fluid that is produced during times of extreme pain. Along with another group of unlucky test subjects and with time ticking away they decide to work together and share the burden of reaching their painful target.
Director: Taylor Sheridan Writers: Eric Jay Beck, Rob Kowsaluk Stars: Eric Jay Beck, April Matson, Akeem Smith
The year is 1945, the closing stages of WW2, and a German scientist by the name of Klausener is working on a frightening new technology that has the power to create an immortal Nazi army. Flash forward to present day, and a NATO task force is hurriedly deployed to Eastern Europe, where a sinister enemy appears to be mercilessly killing everything in its path. But this is no ordinary foe. Only Helena, a gutsy investigator on the trail of the notorious war-criminal Klausener, accepts the reality of that they are facing a battalion of Nazi Storm-Troopers, a veritable zombie army on the march. With the help of Wallace, a man who's been chasing Nazi secrets for years, the two of them team up with a Special Forces Unit to venture deep behind enemy lines. Their mission to fight their way back to the source of this evil army and prevent the seemingly inevitable rise of the 4th Reich.
Director: Steve Barker Writers: Steve Barker, Rae Brunton Stars: Catherine Steadman, Richard Coyle, Ali Craig
Holly returns home for Christmas and is put to work as a Santa's elf at her family's store, where she meets a young Santa, Nick, and falls in love. When Nick disappears, in a Cinderella story reversal, Holly searches for him with her only clue, his misplaced black boot, and finally reunites with him at the Christmas Eve dance.
Director: Shawn Tolleson Writers: Shannon Phipps, Shawn Tolleson Stars: Carmen Aguirre, Tim Bissett, Andrea Brooks
An event planner mistakenly throws out her grandmother's Christmas ornaments, and the person who finds the ornaments leads her on a scavenger hunt to retrieve them, helping her to find the magic of Christmas again along the way.
Director: Michael Scott Writer: Jennifer Notas Shapiro Stars: Lisa Durupt, Maude Green, Paul Griggs
Lucas Simons, an 11 year-old filmmaker, is obsessed with death after the loss of his brother. When Lucas accidentally captures a mysterious presence in one of his films, he inadvertently becomes a YouTube phenomenon, and must learn to live life in the spotlight while also learning how to once again start living life to its fullest.
Joe Marshall and Frank Washington are two police detectives who must stop the ruthless activities of the Katana, a renegade Yakuza gang composed of violent and sadistic killers who want to lead the drug trade in Los Angeles.
Director: Amir Shervan Writer: Amir Shervan Stars: Robert Z'Dar, Mathew Karedas, Janis Farley
After stepping down as CEO of her dream job, Maddie (Lori Loughlin) heads home for the holidays to gain perspective. She finds herself running into her old high school sweetheart Carter (Victor Webster), and tensions quickly arise. When forced to put together a Christmas dance for the local high school, Carter and Maddie find themselves putting their differences aside and rediscover what made them fall in love all those years ago.
Director: Mel Damski Writer: Nina Weinman Stars: Lori Loughlin, Victor Webster, Gwynyth Walsh