Mixed martial arts and the sins of father mix in director Nick Sarkisov’s Embattled from IFC films. Raised by an abusive father, Cash (Stephen Dorff) channels his aggression to become a World Champion MMA fighter.
Director Kyle Thrash makes a promising debut in Maybe Next Year. Since 1776, Philadelphia has existed in the shadows of New York City, and Washington D.C. Counted out and overlooked, Philadelphians turned to football as a way to let out their frustrations.
Every so often, a movie will come along that confuses me to no end, and Vertical Entertainment’s The Giant is one of those movies. David Raboy makes his feature debut with the film, which follows Charlotte (Odessa Young) just as she completes high school.
Iconic hockey-masked killer Jason Voorhees returns in director Jeremy Brown’s Vengeance A Friday The 13th Fan Film from Brownspace Films. Serving as an unofficial sequel to Friday The 13th Part VI, Jason Lives (one of the franchise best entries), Vengeance takes place roughly thirty years later.
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Director David E. Talbert brings Christmas magic to the comfort of your own home in Netflix’s Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey. The film begins as a grandmother (Phylicia Rashad) is telling a story to her grandchildren.
Jolly ole Saint Nick receives a different spin in Saban Films, Fatman from directors Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms. To save his declining business, Chris Cringle (Mel Gibson), also known as Santa Claus, is forced into a partnership with the U.S. military.
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