Category Archives: Releases

In Theatres: A COP MOVIE

Coming to theatres today, Wednesday, October 20:
A COP MOVIE

Director:
Alonso Ruizpalacios

World Premiere:
Berlin 2021

Select Festivals:
San Sebastian, Melbourne, Zurich, Hamptons, BFI London, Sydney, Chicago

About:
Set on the mean streets of Mexico city, fiction and documentary intertwine in this portrayal of the life of a police officer.

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On DVD: SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR: THE FIRST

New to DVD this week:
SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR: THE FIRST

Director:
Michelle Ferrari

World Premiere:
PBS broadcast (September 2021)

About:
The story of the pioneering first woman on the US Supreme Court, who both reflected and shaped an era.

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In Theatres: TOM PETTY: SOMEWHERE YOU FEEL FREE

Coming to theatres today, Wednesday, October 20:
TOM PETTY: SOMEWHERE YOU FEEL FREE

Director:
Mary Wharton

World Premiere:
SXSW 2021

Select Festivals:
Boulder, Melbourne

About:
An intimate view of a musical icon, drawn from a newly discovered archive of 16mm film showing Tom Petty at work on his acclaimed 1994 album WILDFLOWERS.

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Streaming: INTRODUCING, SELMA BLAIR

Coming to Discovery+ tomorrow, Thursday, October 21:
INTRODUCING, SELMA BLAIR

Director:
Rachel Fleit

World Premiere:
SXSW 2021

Select Festivals:
Hamptons

About:
In a quest to take control of her personal health after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, actor Selma Blair adapts to new ways of living while pursuing an experimental medical procedure.

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Streaming: THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

Coming to HBO Max today, Tuesday, October 19:
THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

Director:
Judd Ehrlich

World Premiere:
Tribeca 2021

About:
A deep dive into American gun culture and the increasing force of political influence played by the NRA to challenge gun control legislation.

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On DVD: TIGER

Coming to DVD today, Tuesday, October 19:
TIGER

Director:
Matthew Hamachek, Matthew Heineman

World Premiere:
HBO/HBO Max (January 2021)

About:
A revealing look at the rise, fall, and epic comeback of global sports icon Tiger Woods.

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On VOD: MOTHERS OF THE REVOLUTION

Coming to VOD today, Tuesday, October 19:
MOTHERS OF THE REVOLUTION

Director:
Briar March

World Premiere:
BFI London 2021

About:
The story behind the Greenham Common Peace Camp, a group of women who came together in 1981 to protest over nuclear weapons, inspiring millions.

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Streaming: FOUND

Coming to Netflix today, Tuesday, October 19:
FOUND

Director:
Amanda Lipitz

World Premiere:
Hamptons 2021

Select Festivals:
Mill Valley, Savannah

About:
Three American teenage girls, each adopted from China, come across a life-changing discovery after a commercial DNA service informs them that they are cousins. 

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On TV & Streaming: FOUR HOURS AT THE CAPITOL

Coming to HBO and HBO Max tomorrow, Tuesday, October 19:
FOUR HOURS AT THE CAPITOL

Director:
Jamie Roberts

World Premiere:
HBO/HBO Max (October 2021)

About:
An immersive chronicle of the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

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On DVD: ON BROADWAY

Coming to DVD tomorrow, Tuesday, October 19:
ON BROADWAY

Director:
Oren Jacoby

World Premiere:
Hamptons 2019

Select Festivals:
DOC NYC, New York Jewish, RiverRun, Atlanta Jewish, Miami Jewish, Sedona, Boulder Jewish

About:
A history of and love letter to Broadway.

I previously wrote about the doc here.

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