1982 paints a cracked portrait of a Philadelphia family falling apart from drug addiction. While daughter Maya is forced to watch her mother’s desperate attempts to get her next fix, local drug pusher, Alonzo (Wayne Brady) lurks around, lending a hand to make things go from bad to worse. The film offers a vivid insight into the beginnings of the crack epidemic that portrays the problem honestly, with a final 20 minutes that will leave audiences reeling.
While married couple Teri and Eddie are poised to celebrate their daughter’s wedding, Teri finds out about Eddie’s recent transgression, and in the turmoil that results, new romances flourish and old ones are re-appreciated. With wry dialogue, a picturesque setting, and a highly-skilled of Texan actors, ABOUT MOM AND DAD… shows how those who upset us the most are also the ones who can make us the happiest.
Shot in rural East Texas, ABOVE ALL ELSE follows David Daniel, a retired high-wire artist embroiled in a David-versus-Goliath battle to prevent the Keystone XL Pipeline from slicing through his property. Together with a group of affected landowners and impassioned activists, David takes his fight against imminent domain literally to the next level in an acrobatic feat of civil disobedience.
John (Mark Strong) is a recently widowed man with the extraordinary ability to enter people’s minds. Desperate for an assignment, John jumps into a new case involving a brilliant and troubled girl, Anna (Taissa Farmiga), to decide whether she is a victim or a dangerous sociopath. What ensues is a dangerous game of seduction and betrayal that spirals out of control. In this film, truth is really just a state of mind.