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The Vigil

The Vigil mixes religion and horror

Director Keith Thomas makes his feature debut in IFC Film’s, The Vigil. A horror film Steeped in ancient Jewish lore and demonology, The Vigil is a supernatural horror film set over a single evening in Brooklyn’s Hasidic Borough Park neighborhood.

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The Violent Heart

Jovan Adepo and Grace Van Patten chemistry saves The Violent Heart

Jovan Adepo and Grace Van Patten portray Daniel and Cassie, a pair of star-crossed lovers in Gravitas Veritas’s The Violent Heart from director Keram Sanga. The film begins in the year 2004. Daniel (Jordan Preston Carter) is overtly happy that overjoyed that his military father Lee (Cress Williams) has returned home to his family.

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Talented Cast can’t save Brothers by Blood

Talented Cast can’t save Brothers by Blood

Vertical Entertainment and director Jérémie Guez adapt the 1991 Pete Dexter novel Brotherly Love for the big screen in Brothers by Blood. In the City of Brotherly Love, eight-year-old Peter Flood (Nicholas Corvetti) helplessly watches as his little sister is killed by a neighbor’s reckless driving.

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Nomadland

Nomadland is an arthouse Disney flick

The world of nomads is explored by director Chloé Zhao, who teams up with two-time Oscar winner Frances McDormand for the film Nomadland from Searchlight Pictures. The film is an adaptation of the 2017 non-fiction book Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder.

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