The Early Report for July 26, 2018

The Early Report features the most detailed listings on the Internet of the independent and foreign films scheduled to be released in the upcoming week, including actual and estimated screen counts, running times and ratings, when available. This week’s report covers 17 new openers in theatres for the week of July 27th, 2018.

Friday, July 27, 2018

14 Cameras
Logline: When a family of four rent a beautiful house for their summer vacation, the price seems too good to be true.
Featuring: Neville Archambault, Chelsea Edmundson, Amber Midthunder, Brytnee Ratledge, Hank Rogerson
Directors: Scott Hussion and Seth Fuller
Writer: Victor Zarcoff
Distributor: Gravitas Ventures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills and the Cinema Village in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 89 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

The Bleeding Edge
Logline: Documents the unforeseen consequences of advanced technological devices used in the medical field.
Director: Kirby Dick
Distributor: Netflix
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the IFC Film Center in New York City and the Monica Film Center in Santa Monica
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 99 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

The Captain
Logline: After finding an abandoned Nazi captain’s uniform in the final weeks of World War II, a German Army deserteramasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despite the suspicions of some. In German with subtitles
Featuring: Eugenie Anselin, Alexander Fehling, Max Hubacher, Frederick Lau, Milan Peschel
Director: Robert Schwentke
Writer: Robert Schwentke
Distributor: Music Box Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Quad Cinemas in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 118 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Dead Night
Logline: A caring mother loses her sanity, setting off a chain of events resulting in tragedy and murder.
Featuring: James Bartz, Barbara Crampton, Joshua Hoffman, Elise Luthman, Daniel Roebuck
Director: Bradford Baruh
Writer: Irving Walker, story by Irving Walker and Bradford Baruh
Distributor: MPI Media Group
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cinema Village in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 83 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings
Logline: Accused of wrongdoing by the Empress, a detective must defend himself against this formidable foe, all while investigating a crime wave that has engulfed the city, marked by strange and seemingly supernatural occurrences. In Mandarin with subtitles
Featuring: Mark Chao, Lin Gengxin, Ethan Juan, Carina Lau, Feng Shaofeng, Ma Sichun
Director: Tsui Hark
Writer: Chia-lu Chang
Distributor: Well Go USA
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Santa Anita 16 in Arcadia CA, the Boston Commons 19 in Boston, the Scotiabank Theatre Chinook 17 in Calgary AB, the Hollywood 24 in Chamblee GA, the Cherry Hill 24 in Cherry Hill NJ, the River East 21 in Chicago, the Puente Hills 20 in City of Industry CA, the Dlay City 20 in Daly City CA, the Cinema City Movies 12 in Edmonton AB, the Scotiabank Theatre Halifax 17 in Halifax NS, the Dole Cannery 18 in Honolulu, the Studio 30 in Houston, the Inver Grove 16 in Inver Grove Heights MN, the La Jolla 12 in La Jolla CA, the Town Square 18 in Las Vegas, the Cineplex Markham 13 in Markham ON, the Atlantic Times Square 14 n Monterey Park CA, the Empire 25 in New York City, the Orange 30 in Orange CA, the South Keys 12 in Ottawa ON, the Legacy 24 in Plano TX, the SilverCity Riverport 19 in Richmond BC, the Rockville Center 13 in Rockville MD, the Laguna Village 12 in Sacramento CA, the Metreon 16 in San Francisco, the Mercadeo 20 in Santa Clara CA, the Pacific Place 11 in Seattle, the Centerpoint 11 in Tempe AZ, the Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas 23 in Toronto, the Union Landing 25 in Union City CA and the Cineplex Odeon International Village 12 in Vancouver BC
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 132 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Good Manners
Logline: A lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo is hired by mysterious and wealthy woman as the nanny for her unborn child. In Portuguese with subtitles
Featuring: Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Andréa Marquee, Cida Moreira, Isabél Zuaa
Directors: Marco Dutra and Juliana Rojas
Writers: Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra
Distributor: Distrib Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the IFC Film Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 135 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Hell Mountain
Logline: A young reporter falls prey to a mysterious ailment after investigating an abandoned house.
Featuring: Megan Collaso, Taylor Dooley, Catherine Lidstone, Adam Daniel Mezei
Director: Jesse Pomeroy
Writer: Jesse Pomeroy
Distributor: Indie Rights
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arena Screen CineLounge in Hollywood
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 92 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Hot Summer Nights
Logline: A boy comes of age during a summer he spends in Cape Cod.
Featuring: Timothée Chalamet, William Fichtner, Thomas Jane, Maika Monroe, Alex Roe
Director: Elijah Bynum
Writer: Elijah Bynum
Distributor: A24
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cherry Hill 24 in Cherry Hill NJ, the Grapevine Mills 30 in Grapevine TX, the Studio 30 in Houston, the Screenland Crossroads Cinemas in Kansas City MO, the Cinema Village in New York City, the Universal Cineplex 20 in Orlando, the Arizona Center 24 in Phoenix, the Solon 16 in Solon OH, the Southfield 20 in Southfield MI and the Sunset 5 in West Hollywood
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 107 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Killer Bees
Logline: Documents a championship high school basketball team that provides pride, tradition and hope for an African American community struggling to survive in the middle of one of the wealthiest communities in America: The Hamptons.
Directors: Benjamin Cummings and Orson Cummings
Distributor: Double Exposure
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cinema Village in New York City and the Monica Film Center in Santa Monica
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 82 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Love is Tolerance
Logline: Documents how we can contain hatemongers, extremists and terrorists of all kinds and promote the human values of the United Nations and America to make love and tolerance great again.
Featuring: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Yusuf Islam, Shimon Peres, Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai
Director: Hubertus Hoffmann
Distributor: Globalo
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 90 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Our House
Logline: A young genius accidentally invents a device that amplifies the paranormal activity within his family’s house, possibly bringing back the spirits of loved ones, and unleashing things far worse.
Featuring: Xavier de Guzman, Allison Hossack, Thomas Mann, Nicola Peltz, Percy Hynes White
Director: Anthony Scott Burns
Writer: Nathan Parker, based on the screenplay for “Ghost from the Machine” written by Matt Osterman
Distributor: IFC Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arena Screen CineLounge in Hollywood and the IFC Film Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for terror and some thematic content
Running Time: 91 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Puzzle
Logline: A suburban housewife, taken for granted for far too long, discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which unexpectedly draws her into a new world.
Featuring: David Denham, Liv Hewson, Irrfan Khan, Kelly MacDonald, Bubba Weiler
Director: Marc Turtletaub
Writers: Oren Moverman and Polly Mann, based on the film “Rompecabezas” written by Natalia Smirnoff
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the Angelika Film Center, the Cinemas 1 2 3 and the Landmark at 57 West in New York City, and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: R for language
Running Time: 103 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

The Row
Logline: A college freshman trying to get into a sorority discovers a dark secret about the house she’s pledging for after a series of murders terrorize the campus.
Featuring: Randy Couture, Colin Egglesfield, Mia Rose Frampton, Reka Rene, Dylan Sprayberry
Director: Matty Beckerman
Writer: Sarah Scougal
Distributor: Lionsgate
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills and the Cinema Village in New York City
MPAA Rating: R for bloody violence, language, drug and alcohol abuse, and some sexual content
Running Time: 85 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3
Logline: Ruthless gangsters play a cloak-and-dagger game with a dreaded foe. In Hindi with subtitles
Featuring: Sanjay Dutt, Soha Ali Khan, Mahi Gill, Jimmy Shergill, Chitrangada Singh
Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Writers: Sanjay Chauhan and Tigmanshu Dhulia
Distributor: Reliance Big Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: 150 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 140 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Scarred Hearts
Logline: Emanuel spends his days at a sanatorium. Falling in love with another patient, he narrates his and his fellow patients’ attempts to live life to the fullest as their bodies slowly fade away, but their minds refuse to give up. In Romanian with subtitles
Featuring: Ivana Mladenovic, Serban Pavlu, Lucian Teodor Rus, Gabriel Spahiu
Director: Radu Jude
Writer: Radu Jude, based on the novel by Max Belcher
Distributor: Big World Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 141 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.37:1)

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood
Logline: Documents the life of Scotty Bowers, who spent decades as a sexual procurer to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Distributor: Greenwich Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood and the IFC Film Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 98 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.8:1)

Snapshots
Logline: When a grandmother’s secret past collides with her granddaughter’s secret future and her daughter’s angry present, can the love of three generations be enough to accept decades of deceit?
Featuring: Brooke Adams, Max Adler, Emily Baldoni, Brett Dier, Piper Laurie
Director: Melanie Mayron
Writers: Jan Miller Corran and Katherine Cortez, story by Corran
Distributor: Gravitas Ventures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 95 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Share