The Early Report for September 21, 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 21 new openers in theatres for the week of September 21st, 2018.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable
Logline: Documents the life and work of the American street photographer from the Bronx, known for his portrayal of U.S. life and its social issues in the mid-20th century.
Director: Sasha Waters Freyer
Distributor: Greenwich Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Film Forum in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 90 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Friday, September 21, 2018

American Dresser
Logline: A man and his friend hop on their motorcycles to go across the country after the man discovers he fathered a child he never knew.
Featuring: Tom Berenger, Keith David, Bruce Dern, Gina Gershon, Penelope Ann Miller
Director: Carmine Cangialosi
Writer: Carmine Cangialosi
Distributor: Cinedigm
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Studio Movie Grill Chatham in Chicago, the Eden Prairie Mall 18 in Eden Prairie MN, the Grapevine Mills 30 in Grapevine TX, the Highlands Ranch 24 in Highlands Ranch CO, the Gulf Pointe 30 in Houston, the Studio Movie Grill Marietta in Marietta GA, the Universal Cineplex 20 in Orlando, the Monica Film Center in Santa Monica, the Stonybrook 17 in Stonybrook NY and the Veterans 24 in Tampa FL
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 97 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Assassination Nation
Logline: When an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, four high school seniors question whether they’ll live through the night.
Featuring: Abra, Hari Nef, Bill Skarsgård, Bella Thorne, Suki Waterhouse, Odessa Young
Director: Sam Levinson
Writer: Sam Levinson
Distributor: NEON
Opening Week Release Pattern: 1400 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: R for disturbing bloody violence, strong sexual material including menace, pervasive language, and for drug and alcohol use – all involving teens
Running Time: 110 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Beyond the Sky
Logline: While shooting a documentary to expose the lies of alien abductees, a provocative filmmaker and his crew encounter a young woman with a dark secret who leads them to uncover a disturbing truth.
Featuring: Ryan Carnes, Claude Duhamel, Jordan Hinson, Peter Stormare, Dee Wallace
Director: Fulvio Sestito
Writers: Marc Porterfield and Rob Warren Thomas, story by Rebecca Berrih and Fulvio Sestito and Rob Warren Thomas
Distributor: RLJ Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 82 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Call Her Ganda
Logline: Documents the murder of a transgender Filipina woman, the U.S. Marine accused of the murder, and the political tensions between the United States and the Phillipines. In English and in Tagalog with subtitles
Director: P.J. Raval
Distributor: Breaking Glass Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem and the 34th Street Cinemas in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 93 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Colette
Logline: A femaile writer is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name.
Featuring: Denise Gough, Keira Knightley, Robert Pugh, Fiona Shaw, Eleanor Tomlinson, Dominic West
Director: Wash Westmoreland
Writers: Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland and Rebecca Lenkiewicz, story by Richard Glatzer
Distributor: Bleecker Street Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the Angelika Film Center, the Landmark at West 57 and the Paris Theatre in New York City, and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: R for some sexuality/nudity
Running Time: 111 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

E-Demon
Logline: On a mission to bring the Devil to Earth, an escaped demon manipulates a group of friends hanging out on a video-chat. Since this ruthless demon can possess multiple people at once, knowing who to trust is the key to survival.
Featuring: Christopher Daftsios, Lindsay Goranson, Julia Kelly, Ryan Redebaugh, John Anthony Wylliams
Director: Jeremy Wechter
Writer: Jeremy Wechter
Distributor: Dark Cuts Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cinema Village in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 86 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Fahrenheit 11/9
Logline: A provocative Oscar-winning documentarian accounts for the times in which we live, exploring the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the fuck did we get here, and how the fuck do we get out?
Director: Michael Moore
Distributor: Briarcliffe Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: 1700 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: R for language and some disturbing material/images
Running Time: 125 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

The Great Battle
Logline: The story of the Siege of Ansi, where Goguryeo forces held their fortress against 500,000 invading Tang soldiers in a battle that raged for eighty-eight days. In Korean with subtitles
Featuring: Zo In-Sung, Nam Joo-Hyuk, Park Sung-Woong
Director: Kim Kwang-Sik
Writers: Kim Kwang-sik
Distributor: Well Go USA
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arapahoe Crossing 16 in Aurora CO, the Bay Terrace 6 in Bayside NY, the Boston Common 19 in Boston, the CGV Cinemas in Buena Park CA, the Bluebonnet Cinema in Carrollton TX, the Cineplex Cinemas Coquitlam 20 in Coquitlam BC, the Edgewater Cinemas in Edgewater NJ, the Fairfax Corner 14 and the Fairfax Towne Center 10 in Fairfax VA, the Federal Way Cinemas in Federal Way WA, the Grapevine Mills 30 in Grapevine TX, the Egyptian 24 in Hanover MD, the Studio 30 in Houston, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Medlock Crossing 18 in Johns Creek GA, the Village Square 18 in Las Vegas, the Sugarloaf Mills 18 in Lawrenceville GA, the CGV Cinemas in Los Angeles, the Alderwood Mall 16 in Lynwood WA, the Empire 25 in New York City, the Niles 12 in Niles IL, the Plymouth Meeting Mall 12 in Plymouth Meeting PA, the Eastport Plaza 16 in Portland OR, the Ridgefield Park 12 in Ridgefield Park NJ, the Fashion Valley 18 in San Diego, the Metreon 16 in San Francisco, the Mercado 20 in Santa Clara CA, the Arizona Mills 25 in Tempe AZ and the Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk 10 and the Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas 23 in Toronto
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 100 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

A Happening of Monumental Proportions
Logline: During the course of one day, a group of students at a school in Los Angeles find themselves caught up in a plot of sex, lies and dead bodies.
Featuring: John Cho, Common, Jennifer Garner, Katie Holmes, Allison Janney, Storm Reid, Bradley Whitford
Director: Judy Greer
Writer: Gary Lundy
Distributor: Great Point Media
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills, the Cinema Village in New York CIty and the Monica Film Center in Santa Monica
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content and language
Running Time: 81 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Intelligent Lives
Logline: Documents the lives of three “intellectual disabiled” young adults as they challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce.
Director: Dan Habib
Distributor: GathrFilms
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Village East Cinemas in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 71 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

The Last Suit
Logline: A survivor of the Holocaust goes on a one-way trip to Poland, where he plans to find the Christian friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II, and to keep his promise to return one day. In Spanish with subtitles
Featuring: Julia Beerhold, Ángela Molina, Martín Piroyansky , Miguel Ángel Solá, Natalia Verbeke
Director: Pablo Solarz
Writer: Pablo Solarz
Distributor: Outsider Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Village East Cinemas in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 91 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Life Itself
Logline: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Featuring: Antonio Bandares, Annette Benning, Olivia Cooke, Oscar Isaac, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Wilde
Director: Dan Fogelman
Writer: Dan Fogelman
Distributor: Amazon Studios
Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: R for language including sexual references, some violent images and brief drug use
Running Time: 118 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Little Italy
Logline: A young couple must navigate a blossoming romance, amidst a war between their families’ competing pizza restaurants.
Featuring: Danny Aiello, Hayden Christensen, Andrea Martin, Alyssa Milano, Emma Roberts, Jane Seymour
Director: Donald Petrie
Writers: Steve Galluccio and Vinay Virmani
Distributor: Lionsgate
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Hialeah 12 in Hialeah FL, the Greenspoint 15 in Houston, the Mesquite 30 in Mesquite TX, the 34th Street 14 in New York City, the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge IL and the Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: R for some sexual references
Running Time: 102 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Love, Gilda
Logline: Documents the life of the late comedienne, using her own recordings she made throughout her life, as well as readings of her diaries read by modern day comedians.
Featuring: Anne Beatts, Bill Hader, Melissa McCarthy, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Paul Shaffer, Martin Short, Cecily Strong, Alan Zweibel
Director: Lisa Dapolito
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, the Grail Moviehouse in Aperture NC, the Showroom in Asbury Park NJ, the Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, the Austin Film Society Cinema in Austin, the Charles Theatre in Baltimore, the Pickford Film Center in Bellingham WA, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Arthouse Cinema in Billings MT, the Living Room Cinemas in Boca Raton, the Paseo Camarillo Cinemas in Camarillo CA, the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Cedar Lee Theatres in Cleveland, the Drexel East Theatre and the Gateway Film Center in Columbus OH, the Red River 3 in Concord NH, the Brevard Cinema House in Cocoa FL, the Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Mayan Theatre in Denver, the Detroit Institute of Art Theatre in Detroit, the Bijou Art Cinema in Eugene OR, the City Lights Cinemas in Florence OR, the Lyric Theatre in Fort Collins CO, the Fort Wayne Cinema Center in Fort Wayne IN, the Midtown 3 in Harrisburg PA, the Cinemapolis 5 in Ithaca NY, the Colonial Theatre in Keene NH, the Lake Worth Playhouse in Lake Worth FL, the Polk Theatre in Lakeland FL, the Cinema Art Theatre in Lewes DE, the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, the Luna Theater at Mill No. 5 in Lowell MA, the Enzian Theatre in Maitland FL, the Ridgeway Cinema Grill in Memphis, the O Cinema in Miami Beach, the Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis, the Crescent Theatre in Mobile AL, the State Theatre in Modesto CA, the Prytania Theatre in New Orleans, the Landmark at 57 West and the Quad Cinemas in New York CIty, the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk VA, the Normal Theatre in Normal IL, the Rodeo Cinema in Oklahoma CIty, the Capitol Theatre in Olympia WA, the Dundee Theatre in Omaha, the Glenwood Arts Theatre in Overland Park KS, the Ritz at the Bourse Theatre in Philadelphia, the Little Cinema in Pittsfield MA, the Living Room Theatre in Portland OR, the Strand Theatre in Rockland ME, the Salem Cinema in Salem OR, the Ken Cinema in San Diego, the Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco, the 3Below Theaters in San Jose, the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael CA, the South Coast Village Cinemas in Santa Ana CA, the Riviera Theatre in Santa Barbara, the CCA Cinematheque in Santa Fe, the Burns Court Theatre in Sarasota FL, the Shea 14 in Scottsdale AZ, the Varsity Theatre in Seattle, the Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona AZ, the Tampa Theatre in Tampa, the Loft Cinema in Tucson AZ, the Circle Cinema in Tulsa OK, the Kiggins Theatre in Vacounver WA, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center in Vineyard Haven MA, the E Street Cinema in Washington DC, the Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles and the Aperture Cinema in Winston-Salem NC
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 88 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Moses and the Ten Commandments: The Movie
Logline: Moses leads the Hebrew people from the slavery of Egypt to the freedom of the Promised Land
Featuring: Petrônio Gontijo, Giselle Itié, Sérgio Marone, Camila Rodrigues, Guilherme Winter
Director: Alexandre Avancini
Writers: Paula Richard and Vivian de Oliveira
Distributor: The Swen Group
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Astoria 14 in Astoria NY, the Concourse Plaza Cinemas in The Bronx, the Linden Boulevard Multiplex Cinemas in Brooklyn, the Chino 8 in Chino CA, the Commerce 20 in City of Commerce CA, the Daly City 20 in Daly City CA, the Dallas 17 in Dallas, the Downey 14 in Downey CA, the Studio 30 and the Tinseltown 290 in Houston, the Tinseltown Cinemas in Jacinto City TX, the Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas in Jamaica NY, the Katy 19 in Katy TX, the L.A. Live 14 in Los Angeles, the Long Beach 26 in Long Beach CA, the Cinema Village in New York City, the Cityplex 12 in Newark NJ, the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood CA, the Block 30 in Orange CA, the Universal Cineplex 20 in Orlando, the Movies 20 in Pasadena TX, the Showcase Cinemas De Lux in Randolph MA, the Showcase Cinemas De Lux in Revere MA, the Palm Promenade 24 in San Diego, the Spring-Klein 12 in Spring TX, the Veterans 24 in Tampa and the Rolling Hills 20 in Torrance CA
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 120 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

95 and 6 to Go
Logline: A resilient widower’s memories become intertwined with the fictional screenplay his granddaughter is writing.
Featuring: Kimi Takesue, Tom Takesue
Director: Kimi Takesue
Writers: Kimi Takesue
Distributor: New Day Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 86 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Painless
Logline: A man desperately seeks a cure for the condition that leaves him unable to feel physical pain.
Featuring: Kip Gilman, Joey Klein, Evalena Marie, Pascal Yen-Pfister
Director: Jordan Horowitz
Writer: Jordan Horowitz
Distributor: Indican Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 81 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

The Sisters Brothers
Logline: Two brothers are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.
Featuring: Riz Ahmed,Jake Gyllenhaal, Rutger Hauer, Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly
Director: Jacques Audiard
Writers: Jacques Audiard and Thomas Bidegain
Distributor: Annapurna Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: R for violence including disturbing images, language, and some sexual content
Running Time: 121 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

The Song of Sway Lake
Logline: A young man’s plot to steal a valuable jazz record from his grandmother’s lake house is derailed when his accomplice falls for the matriarch.
Featuring: Rory Culkin, Brian Dennehy, Isabelle McNally, Mary Beth Peil, Elizabeth Peña, Robert Sheehan
Director: Ari Gold
Writers: Ari Gold and Elizabeth Bull
Distributor: The Orchard
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Lake Creek 7 in Austin, the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills, the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder CO, the Tower City Cinemas in Cleveland, the Coral Gables Art Cinema in Coral Gables FL, the Cinema Detroit in Detroit, the Screenland Cinemas Tapland in Kansas City MO, the Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis, the Cinema Village in New York City and the Roxie Theatre in San Francisco
MPAA Rating: R for language, graphic nudity and some sexual content
Running Time: 100 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Tea with the Dames
Logline: Four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginnings in the theatre over a spot of tea.
Featuring: Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Dame Maggie Smith
Director: Roger Michell
Distributor: IFC Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Quad Cinemas in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 84 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

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