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While conducting experiments in a garage, two brilliant engineers who lead double lives accidentally discover that their project enables them to travel back in time. Each man's curiosity leads to experiments without the other's knowledge, some with serious consequences. In an "ingenious blend of sci-fi and mystery" (Steven Read, "Philadelphia Inquirer"), viewers are challenged to solve the puzzle that is Primer.
The Tree of Life is the impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950's. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father (Brad Pitt). Jack (played as an adult by Sean Penn) finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith. Through Malick's signature imagery, we see how both brute nature and spiritual grace shape not only our lives as individuals and families, but all life.
William Blakely is a geneticist working for NexCorp, a government-contracted research organization. He has a home, a loving wife and son, and a job at the forefront of advances in sciences and technology. When a terrible accident tips off a series of events that lead William into a coma with no memory, he needs to relearn his past and memories. Helping him recover is his mysterious twin brother, who also works for NexCorp. But when a sinister experiment comes to light, William realizes that the memories he has recovered aren’t his at all. Now, with the help of his long-estranged wife, he must go to extreme lengths to uncover the shocking truth behind his Reconstruction.
In this compelling drama, openly gay Ernesto (Marcus DeAnda) and closeted Gabe (Bill Heck) grapple with the sad tribulations of being gay in a small, working-class Texas town. Reminiscent of such classic rural gay love stories as “Big Eden” and “Brokeback Mountain,” “Pit Stop” achieves an understated tone of authenticity rarely seen on screen as it shows a tender, beautiful slice of gay American life. This festival hit is an uplifting love story about male intimacy, the heartache of unsuccessful relationships, and the transformative power of love.
Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul stars in this riveting drama about a family under siege. Hard-drinking Texas single dad Hollis (Paul) struggles to raise his two boys, including rebellious teenager Jacob (first-time actor Josh Wiggins in a stunning breakthrough performance). Seething with anger, Jacob finds release in the high-risk, white-knuckle world of motocross—but his increasingly reckless behavior threatens to spin out of control. Academy Award ®nominee Juliette Lewis co-stars in this thrilling saga of fathers and sons that builds towards a heart-stopping climax, all set to an electrifying heavy metal soundtrack.
When Bill (Denis Leary) wakes up in the psychiatric wing at Sumer Hospital, he has trouble distinguishing his dreams from reality. He is quite certain of his sanity, but memories of being cryogenically frozen, tissue regeneration experiments and talk of a final lethal injection race through his mind. With the help of Ann (Hope Davis), the psychiatrist assigned to his case, he struggles to piece his memories together, while newer, more "rational" memories flood his mind. Struggling with his paranoia, Bill begins to question Ann's motives. Can he trust the only person in the position to help him or will she be the one holding the needle that does him in?