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Link Here11th May 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2679, 12 May 2021

Disciples

Rated PG-13 for violent content and some disturbing images.

United Artists Releasing
 

Gunpowder Milkshake

Gunpowder Milkshake is a 2021 France / USA action adventure thriller by Navot Papushado
Starring Karen Gillan, Lena Headey and Carla Gugino IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout and language.

STX Entertainment

Summary Notes

In her turbulent life as a professional assassin, Scarlet was cruelly forced to abandon her daughter Sam and go on the run. Years later, despite the estrangement, Sam has also grown up into a cold blooded hitwoman. After a high-stake mission spins out of control, putting an innocent 8-year-old girl in the middle of the gang war she has unleashed, Sam has no choice but to go rogue. This ultimately leads her back to her mother and her former hitwomen sidekicks, who all join forces in an avenging war against those who took everything from them.

Habit

Rated R for strong drug content, pervasive language, sexual content, some bloody violence, and brief nudity.

Lionsgate

Jockey

Jockey is a 2021 USA drama by Clint Bentley
Starring Clifton Collins Jr., Moises Arias and Molly Parker IMDb

Rated R for language.

Sony Pictures Classics

Summary Notes

An aging jockey aims for a final championship, when a rookie rider arrives claiming to be his son.

Notorious Nick

Notorious Nick is a 2021 USA drama by Aaron Leong
Starring Elisabeth Röhm, Kevin Pollak and Cody Christian IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sports action/violence, and language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

Nick Newell, a one-armed MMA fighter gets a rare chance to fight for the lightweight championship. He strives to win for himself and all the other people in the world with physical challenges.

Vivo

Vivo is a 2021 Canada / USA children's musical animation by Kirk DeMicco, Brandon Jeffords (co-director)
Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ynairaly Simo and Zoe Saldana IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements and mild action.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

Vivo, Sony Pictures Animation's first-ever musical adventure featuring all-new original songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, will take audiences on an epic adventure to gorgeous and vibrant locations never before seen in animation.

 

 

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Black Easter


Link Here1st May 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2678, 02 May 2021

Black Easter

Black Easter is a 2021 USA children's action adventure by Jim Carroll
Starring Jordyn Barrera, Christina Birdsong and Donny Boaz IMDb

Rated PG-13 for violence throughout and thematic elements.

NOTE: EDITED VERSION. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM "PG-13" RATED VERSION, BULLETIN NO. 2563 (1/30/2019)

Shoreline Entertainment Studio Movie Grill

Summary Notes

An Extremist group travels back in time to assassinate Christ before the Crucifixion. The fate of the world now depends on a genius with no faith...and a man who has lost his.

 

Die in a Gunfight

Die in a Gunfight is a 2021 USA action romance by Collin Schiffli
Starring Diego Boneta, Alexandra Daddario and Travis Fimmel IMDb

Rated R for violence, language and drug use.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

The Rathcarts and the Gibbons are modern day Montagues and Capulets, two rival families who each control their own media empire in New York City. Their teenage kids ignore the feud and fall in love, despite their parents efforts to keep them apart. With hitman, corporate corruption, love, jealousy, revenge and lust, all of the characters and emotions come to a head at the wedding in this fast moving action filled love story.

Mehamood

Rated G

Smart Made Studios Vista India Digital Media Inc

Show Me the Father

Rated PG for thematic material.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.

 

 

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Gaia, Separation


Link Here25th April 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2677, 25 April 2021

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is a 2021 USA horror mystery thriller by Michael Chaves
Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson and Julian Hilliard IMDb

Rated R for terror, violence and some disturbing images.

Warner Bros Home Entertainment

Summary Notes

A chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they'd ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense.

 

Cry Macho

Cry Macho is a 2021 USA western thriller by Clint Eastwood
Starring Clint Eastwood, Dwight Yoakam and Fernanda Urrejola IMDb

Rated PG-13 for language and thematic elements.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Based on the book, "Cry Macho" stars Clint Eastwood as a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. Crossing rural Mexico on their way back to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man.

Drama Drama

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive references and language.

Quiver Distribution RB USA Inc.

Gaia

Gaia is a 2021 South Africa horror fantasy drama by Jaco Bouwer
Starring Monique Rockman, Carel Nel and Alex van Dyk IMDb

Rated R for some violence and bloody images, sexual content, nudity and language.

DECAL

Summary Notes

On a surveillance mission in a primordial forest, a park ranger encounters two survivalists following a post-apocalyptic lifestyle. The boy and his philosophical father seem to have their own religion, and a mysterious relationship to nature. There are many suspicious aspects to their existence, but when the cabin is attacked by strange, post-human beings one night, she learns that there is a greater threat in this emergent wilderness.

The Gateway

The Gateway is a 2021 USA crime thriller by Michele Civetta
Starring Frank Grillo, Olivia Munn and Zach Avery IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug use, some sexual content and nudity.

Summary Notes

A social worker assigned to the care of the daughter of a single mother intervenes when the dad returns from prison and lures them into a life of crime.

Lionsgate

 

The Guilty

The Guilty is a 2021 USA thriller by Antoine Fuqua
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Ethan Hawke and Riley Keough IMDb

Rated R for language throughout.

Netflix

Summary Notes

A demoted police officer assigned to a call dispatch desk is conflicted when he receives an emergency phone call from a kidnapped woman.

Here Today

Here Today is a 2021 USA comedy by Billy Crystal
Starring Sharon Stone, Tiffany Haddish and Penn Badgley IMDb

Rated PG-13 for strong language, and sexual references.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.

Summary Notes

When veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz meets New York street singer Emma Payge, they form an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship that kicks the generation gap aside and redefines the meaning of love and trust.

The Little Prince(ss)

Rated PG for thematic elements and brief language.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

The Loneliest Whale

Rated PG for some unsettling whaling images, language and brief smoking.

Bleecker Street

 

Mayor Pete

Mayor Pete is a 2021 USA documentary by Jesse Moss
Starring Pete Buttigieg and Chasten Buttigieg IMDb

Rated R for language.

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

An inside look at Pete Buttigieg campaign to run for President of the United States.

 

A Mouthful of Air

A Mouthful of Air is a 2021 USA drama by Amy Koppelman
Starring Britt Robertson, Amanda Seyfried and Jennifer Carpenter IMDb

Rated R for some language.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.

Summary Notes

Julie is a new mom and children's book author, who escapes into the bright Crayola-colored world of her creation in order to leave behind the darkness caused by her post-partum depression.

Paw Patrol: The Movie

Paw Patrol: The Movie is a 2021 USA / Canada children's cartoon comedy by Cal Brunker
Starring Randall Park, Tyler Perry and Dax Shepard IMDb

Rated G

Paramount Pictures

Summary Notes

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos.

Profile

Rated R for language throughout and some disturbing images.

Focus Features

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided To Go For It

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided To Go For It is a 2021 USA documentary by Mariem Pérez Riera
Starring Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno and Lin-Manuel Miranda IMDb

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, some strong language including a sexual reference, and suggestive material.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Summary Notes

A look at the life and work of Rita Moreno from her humble beginnings in Puerto Rico to her success on Broadway and in Hollywood.

Separation

Separation is a 2021 USA horror by William Brent Bell
Starring Rupert Friend, Brian Cox and Madeline Brewer IMDb

Rated R for language, some violence and brief drug use.

Briacliff Entertainment

Summary Notes

A young girl finds solace in her artist father and the ghost of her dead mother.

Skater Girl

Skater Girl is a 2021 USA sport drama by Manjari Makijany
Starring Waheeda Rehman, Kamlesh Gill and Amy Maghera IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

Prerna, a rural teenage girl comes of age when skateboards and a community skate park are introduced into a remote village. Prerna has to fight against all odds to follow her dreams of being a skater and compete in the national championship.

Summer of Soul

Summer of Soul is a 2021 USA music documentary by Questlove (as Ahmir-Khalib Thompson)
Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Rock and Mahalia Jackson IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some disturbing images, smoking and brief drug material.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) is a feature documentary about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival which celebrated African American music and culture, and promoted Black pride and unity.

 

 

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False Positive, Rocky IV Director's Cut, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Till Death


Link Here19th April 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2676, 20 April 2021

Blush

Rated PG for mild thematic elements.

Skydance Animation, LLC

 

False Positive

False Positive is a 2021 USA horror by John Lee
Starring Justin Theroux, Sophia Bush and Pierce Brosnan IMDb

Rated R for disturbing/bloody images, sexual content, graphic nudity and language.

A24

Summary Notes

As if getting pregnant weren't complicated enough, Lucy sets out to uncover the unsettling truth about her fertility doctor.

Father Christmas is Back

Father Christmas is Back is a UK comedy by Mick Davis, Philippe Martinez
Starring April Bowlby, Talulah Riley and Elizabeth Hurley IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sexually suggestive material and some language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

FATHER CHRISTMAS IS BACK centers around four sisters who have re-united for the Christmas Holiday in a Yorkshire mansion. misunderstandings that uncover the long-buried secret that tore their family apart, so many years ago.

 

Grace and Grit

Grace and Grit is a USA romance by Sebastian Siegel
Starring Mena Suvari, Mariel Hemingway and Frances Fisher IMDb

Rated R for language.

Quiver Distribution RB USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

Treya and Ken Wilber's story of courage, transcendence, and eternal love as chronicled in the globally acclaimed book, Grace and Grit.

Gully

Gully is a 2019 USA crime drama by Nabil Elderkin
Starring Amber Heard, John Corbett and Charlie Plummer IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, a sexual assault, sexual content, pervasive language, and drug use.

Vertical Entertainment, LLC

Summary Notes

Gully follows the lives of three teens living in LA, all victims of extreme childhoods. We follow them over the course of 48 hours, as they wreak a hedonistic riot across the city, unbound by societal norms, they take us on a rip-roaring ride of drugs and murder across Los Angeles.

 

Kipchoge: The Last Milestone

Kipchoge: The Last Milestone is a 2021 UK documentary by Jake Scott
Starring Daniel Dae Kim, Tony Goldwyn and Dawn Olivieri IMDb

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language.

Universal Pictures Content Group

Narco Sub

Narco Sub is a 2021 USA action crime drama by Shawn Welling
Starring Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore and Lee Majors IMDb

Rated R for violence, language throughout, some drug use, sexual references and brief nudity.

Vetflicks

Summary Notes

The Colombian cartel runs a mission through Mexico to deliver cocaine into the United States while holding two young hostages. Their plan is exposed when a former Navy SEAL helps the DEA and Border Patrol rescue the two girls. When the cartel leader hears word of their capture, he plans to kidnap the former Navy man's family in return for his help with their next shipment. This time in a submarine. It is up to Bruce Stryker to help the cartel deliver their inventory into the United States in order to get his family back.

 

Passing

Passing is a 2021 UK / USA drama by Rebecca Hall
Starring Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga and André Holland IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material, some racial slurs and smoking.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

"Passing" follows the unexpected reunion of two high school friends, whose renewed acquaintance ignites a mutual obsession that threatens both of their carefully constructed realities.

Rocky IV: 35th Anniversary Release

Rocky IV is a 1985 USA sport drama by Sylvester Stallone.
Starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burt Young. IMDb

No censorship issues. Director Sylvester Stallone produced a PG-13 rated Director's Cut in 2021, whereas the original was PG rated.

The Director's Cut has been rated PG-13 for violent sports action and brief strong language. The MPA notes: EDITED VERSION. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM "PG" RATED VERSION, BULLETIN NO. 876 (1985).

Summary Notes

Rocky Balboa accompanies his friend Apollo Creed to the ring in a boxing match against a Russian Boxer named Ivan Drago. Drago is too strong for Creed, and unfortunately kills him in his match. Balboa blames himself for Creed's death and is determined to defeat Drago in a boxing match. He gains the help of Creed's former manager, Duke and travels to U.S.S.R. to take on Drago.

United Artists Releasing

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a 2021 Bulgaria / USA horror by David Blue Garcia
Starring Alice Krige, Nell Hudson and Elsie Fisher IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and gore, and language.

Summary Notes

The spiritual sequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise takes place 47 years later. Melody is a 25-year old San Francisco moneymaker who drags her younger teenage sister with her to Texas on a business trip, out of fear of leaving her alone in the city. The younger sister Dreama is an amateur photographer who is wheelchair-bound and it's not long until they're fighting for their lives against a 60 year old Leatherface.

Legendary Features Productions US LLC - [Production Co.]

Till Death

Till Death is a 2021 USA horror thriller by S.K. Dale (as Scott Dale)
Starring Megan Fox, Callan Mulvey and Eoin Macken IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, grisly images, and language throughout.

Millennium Media

Summary Notes

A woman is left handcuffed to her dead husband as part of a sick revenge plot. Unable to unshackle, she has to survive as two killers arrive to finish her off.

 

Werewolves Within

Werewolves Within is a 2021 USA comedy horror by Josh Ruben
Starring Milana Vayntrub, Cheyenne Jackson and Michaela Watkins IMDb

Rated R for some bloody violence, sexual references and language throughout.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

Feature adaptation of the video game where werewolves attack a small town.

 

 

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Black Widow, The Djinn


Link Here12th April 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2675, 13 April 2021

The Ape Star

The Ape Star is a 2021 Sweden / Norway / Denmark children's cartoon by Linda Hambäck
Starring Rebecca Gerstmann, Pernilla August and Melinda Kinnaman IMDb

Rated PG for mild thematic elements.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

Jonna has lived at the orphanage all her life. One day a Gorilla comes and adopts her. It takes some time for Jonna to get used to her new mother, but just as everything starts becoming good, the local authorities threaten their existence.

 

Audible

Audible is a USA drama by Paul Lindsay
Starring Shawn Carter Peterson and Shannon Miller IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language.

Netflix, Inc.

Black Widow

Black Widow is a 2021 USA action Sci-Fi adventure by Cate Shortland
Starring Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh and David Harbour IMDb

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence/action, some language and thematic material.

Summary Notes

At birth the Black Widow "aka Natasha Romanova" is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become its ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is a freelance operative.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

The Djinn

The Djinn is a 2021 USA horror thriller by David Charbonier, Justin Powell
Starring Ezra Dewey, Rob Brownstein and Tevy Poe IMDb

Rated R for some disturbing violence.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

A mute boy is trapped in his apartment with a sinister monster when he makes a wish to fulfill his heart's greatest desire.

The Dry

The Dry is a 2020 Australia / USA crime mystery thriller by Robert Connolly
Starring Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly and Keir O'Donnell IMDb

Rated R for violence, and language throughout.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

Holler

Holler is a 2020 USA drama by Nicole Riegel
Starring Pamela Adlon, Jessica Barden and Austin Amelio IMDb

Rated R for language and sexual references.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

To pay for her education, and the chance of a better life, a young woman joins a dangerous scrap metal crew.

Limbo

Rated R for language.

Focus Features LLC

 

The Tomorrow War

The Tomorrow War is a 2021 USA action Sci-Fi adventure by Chris McKay
Starring Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski and J.K. Simmons IMDb

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and some suggestive references.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

A man is drafted to fight in a future war where the fate of humanity relies on his ability to confront his past.

 

 

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Link Here4th April 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2674, 04 April 2021

Ace & the Christmas Miracle

Ace & the Christmas Miracle is a 2020 USA children's comedy by Asif Akbar
Starring Jon Lovitz, Brande Roderick and James Chalke IMDb

Rated PG for some language, thematic elements and brief smoking images.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

It's Christmastime and after having her "Happily Ever After" wrecked by an unfair divorce, Amanda (BRANDE RODERICK) must come up with a plan to secure her 10 year old son Daniel's future, ... See full summary »

Batman: The Long Halloween Part Two

Rated R for some violence and bloody images.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Butter

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content involving suicide, crude sexual material, language, and drinking - all involving teens.

Blue Fox Entertainment

The Forever Purge

The Forever Purge is a 2021 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Everardo Gout
Starring Josh Lucas, Will Patton and Ana de la Reguera IMDb

Rated R for strong/bloody violence, and language throughout.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

Plot unknown. The fifth and final installment of 'The Purge' film series.

 

No Sudden Move

No Sudden Move is a 2021 USA crime thriller by Steven Soderbergh
Starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon and Benicio Del Toro IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, some violence and sexual references.

HBO Max Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

A group of criminals that are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.

Port Authority

Rated R for pervasive language, some offensive slurs, sexual content, nudity and violence.

Momentum Pictures LLC

Smelliville

Smelliville is a 2021 Germany / Belgium children's cartoon adventure by Toby Genkel, Jens Møller
Starring Sema'j Alexander Cunningham, Kya Stein and Ben Young IMDb

Rated PG for rude material, language and brief smoking.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

In the oggliest adventure of all time, the Oggly family arrives at the municipal rubbish dump of Smelliville. The Ogglies are looking for a new home, but they never feel really welcome anywhere. They stink and are for most humans just a tad too oggly. When Firebottom, the family dragon, crash-lands on the run-down rubbish tip of the small town of Smelliville, the Ogglies at once feel at home. And it's here they want to stay.

Triumph

Triumph is a 2021 USA drama by Brett Leonard
Starring RJ Mitte, Terrence Howard and Colton Haynes IMDb

Rated PG-13 for language.

Cinemark MAP Production Services LLC

Summary Notes

A bright and determined teen who has mild cerebral palsy strives to be a wrestler on his high school's team and goes to humorous lengths to win over the heart of a classmate, the girl of his dreams.

Witnesses

Witnesses is a 2021 USA historical film by Mark Goodman
Starring Michael Zuccola, Caleb J. Spivak and Lincoln Hoppe IMDb

Rated PG for violence and thematic elements.

Purdie Distribution

Summary Notes

For nearly 200 years, skeptics and critics have been trying to explain away what many Book of Mormon witnesses stated-that they had seen angels and hefted golden metal plates containing ancient inscriptions.

 

 

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The House Next Door


Link Here29th March 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2673, 30 March 2021

The House Next Door

The House Next Door is a 2021 USA action comedy horror by Deon Taylor
Starring Danny Trejo, Zulay Henao and Andrew Bachelor IMDb

Rated R for pervasive language, sexual content, and brief nudity.

Summary Notes

When best selling author Carl Black moves his family back to his childhood home, he must team up with oddball neighbors to do battle with a pimp, who may or may not be an actual vampire.

 

Jolt

Jolt is a 2021 USA action film by Tanya Wexler
Starring Stanley Tucci, Kate Beckinsale and Jai Courtney IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, sexual content, and language throughout.

Millennium Media

Summary Notes

A bouncer with a slightly murderous anger-management problem that she controls with the help of an electrode-lined vest she uses to shock herself back to normalcy whenever she gets homicidal. After the first guy she's ever fallen for is murdered, she goes on a revenge-fueled rampage to find the killer while the cops pursue her as their chief suspect.

The Paper Tigers

The Paper Tigers is a 2020 USA action comedy by Quoc Bao Tran
Starring Yuji Okumoto, Jae Suh Park and Ron Yuan IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, offensive slurs, and violence.

Well Go USA, Inc

Summary Notes

Three Kung Fu prodigies have grown into washed-up, middle-aged men, now one kick away from pulling their hamstrings. But when their master is murdered, they must juggle their dead-end jobs, dad duties, and old grudges to avenge his death.

Seaper Powers the Movie

Rated G

Side FX Partners, LLC

Siberia

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity/graphic nudity, some disturbing violence, and bloody images.

Lionsgate

Sing 2

Sing 2 is a 2021 France / Japan / USA children's musical animation by Garth Jennings
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly IMDb

Rated PG for some rude material and mild peril/violence.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

Buster Moon and his friends must persuade reclusive rock star Clay Calloway to join them for the opening of a new show.

The Space Between

The Space Between is a 2015 USA thriller by Steven C Miller.
Starring Jonathan Bennett and Talulah Riley and Rosa Salazar. IMDb

Rated R for pervasive language, drug content, some sexual content and nudity.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

A young woman and her friends, who've been targeted by kidnappers, must do everything they can to survive after their limo is forced off the road and plunged into a canal.

Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street is a 2021 USA documentary by Marilyn Agrelo
Starring Joan Ganz Cooney, Jim Henson and Jon Stone IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements, language and smoking.

Screen Media

Summary Notes

A look inside the minds and hearts of the Sesame Street (1969) creators, artists, writers, and educators who, together established one of the most influential programs in television history.

 

 

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In the Earth


Link Here19th March 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2672, 19 March 2021
 

American Eid

American Eid IMDb

Rated G

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

 

Catch the Bullet

Catch the Bullet is a USA western by Michael Feifer
Starring Peter Facinelli, Tucson Vernon Walker and Ardeshir Radpour IMDb

Rated R for some violence.

Lionsgate

Cruella

Cruella is a 2021 USA crime comedy by Craig Gillespie
Starring Emma Stone, Mark Strong and Emma Thompson IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violence and thematic elements.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

A live-action prequel feature film following a young Cruella de Vil.

In the Earth

In the Earth is a 2021 UK horror by Ben Wheatley
Starring Joel Fry, Reece Shearsmith and Hayley Squires IMDb

Rated R for strong violent content, grisly images, and language.

NEON

Summary Notes

As the world searches for a cure to a disastrous virus, a scientist and park scout venture deep in the forest for a routine equipment run.

Let's Be Tigers

Rated PG for some thematic material.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Mainstream

Mainstream is a 2020 USA comedy drama by Gia Coppola
Starring Maya Hawke, Andrew Garfield and Kalena Yiaueki IMDb

Rated R for pervasive language and some graphic nudity.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

In this cautionary tale, three people struggle to preserve their identities as they form an eccentric love triangle within the fast-moving internet age.

Mary J Blige’s My Life

Rated R for language.

Amazon Studios

Monday

Monday is a 2020 UK / Greece / USA romance by Argyris Papadimitropoulos
Starring Sebastian Stan, Denise Gough and Dominique Tipper IMDb

Rated R for sexual content, nudity/graphic nudity, drug use, and pervasive language.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

A spark on a Friday can lead to a sizzling weekend fling, but what happens when you get to the inevitable Monday?

New Order

New Order is a 2020 Mexico / France drama by Michel Franco
Starring Samantha Yazareth Anaya, Dario Yazbek Bernal and Patricia Bernal IMDb

Rated R for disturbing and violent content, rape, graphic nudity, and language.

NEON

Summary Notes

A lavish high-society wedding unexpectedly turns into a class struggle that leads to a violent coup.

 

 

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Mortal Kombat


Link Here12th March 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2671, 12 March 2021
 

After Yang

After Yang is a 2021 USA Sci-Fi drama by Kogonada
Starring Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith and Justin H. Min IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements and language.

A24

Summary Notes

In a near future, a family reckons with questions of love, connection, and loss after their A.I. helper unexpectedly breaks down.

Domino: Battle of the Bones

Domino: Battle of the Bones is a USA comedy by Baron Davis, Steven V. Vasquez Jr. (co-director)
Starring David Arquette, Tom Lister Jr. and Snoop Dogg IMDb

Rated R for pervasive language, drug use, and sexual references.

TriCoast Entertainment

Endangered Species

Rated R for language, some violence and bloody images.

Lionsgate

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, strong language, and suggestive material.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Locked In

Locked In is a 2021 USA crime thriller by Carlos V. Gutierrez
Starring Mena Suvari, Costas Mandylor and Jeff Fahey IMDb

Rated R for violence, and language throughout.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat is a 2021 Australia / USA action Sci-Fi fantasy by Simon McQuoid.
Starring Jessica McNamee and Hiroyuki Sanada and Mehcad Brooks. IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout, and some crude references.

New Line Cinema

Percy Vs Goliath

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements.

Saban Films LLC

Pig

Rated R for language and some violence.

NEON

Snow Falls

Rated R for brief bloody violence.

Grindstone

 

The Sparks Brothers

The Sparks Brothers is a 2021 UK / USA music documentary by Edgar Wright
Starring Beck, Jane Wiedlin and Christi Haydon IMDb

Rated R for language.

Focus Features LLC

Summary Notes

Growing up in the '60s, Los Angeles brothers Ron and Russell got by on a heavy diet of popcorn matinees and pop music until the spotlight of school talent shows illuminated their way on a musical journey as the Sparks and spawned 25 studio albums. Edgar Wright's vision brings five decades of invention to life through animations and interviews, digging deeply into the band's rich, career-spanning archival.

The Unholy

The Unholy is a 2021 USA horror by Evan Spiliotopoulos
Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Cary Elwes and William Sadler IMDb

Rated PG-13 for violent content, terror and some strong language.

Screen Gems

Summary Notes

A hearing-impaired girl is visited by the Virgin Mary and can suddenly hear, speak, and heal the sick. As people flock to witness her miracles, terrifying events unfold. Are they the work of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister?

Wildcat

Rated R for violence/torture and language.

Saban Films LLC

 

 

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Link Here3rd March 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2670, 03 March 2021

Diana: The Musical

Diana is a 2021 USA musical music biography by Christopher Ashley
Starring Jeanna de Waal, Erin Davie and Roe Hartrampf IMDb

Rated PG-13 for strong language and for suggestive and thematic material.

Summary Notes

A live recording of the Broadway musical based on the life of Diana, Princess of Wales. Filmed at the Longacre Theatre in New York City during the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Netflix, Inc.

 

Dog

Rated PG-13 for language, thematic elements, drug content and some suggestive material.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

The Duke

Rated R for language and brief sexuality.

Sony Pictures Classics

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and drug abuse.

20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Felix and the Hidden Treasure

Rated PG for some cartoon violence and thematic elements.

ANIMATED

 

Four Good Days

Four Good Days is a 2020 USA drama by Rodrigo García
Starring Mila Kunis, Glenn Close and Carla Gallo IMDb

Rated R for drug content, language throughout and brief sexuality.

Vertical Entertainment

Summary Notes

A mother helps her daughter work through four crucial days of recovery from substance abuse.

Joey & Ella

Joey & Ella is a USA children's film by Stephen Shimek
Starring Ashton Leigh, Britt Allen and Ari Rene' IMDb

Rated G

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

When a baby kangaroo gets accidentally swept up in a jewelry heist, she becomes separated from her mother for the first time in her young life.

Miss Willoughby and the Haunted Bookshop

Miss Willoughby and the Haunted Bookshop is a UK adventure by Brad Watson
Starring Kelsey Grammer, Caroline Quentin and Nathalie Cox IMDb

Rated PG for violence, thematic material, scary images and brief language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

A University professor with an insatiable appetite for investigation is asked by some old family friends to investigate a series of hauntings at their antique bookstore.

 

Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams

Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams is a 2020 Italy documentary by Luca Guadagnino
Starring Manolo Blahnik, Grace Coddington and Salvatore Ferragamo IMDb

Rated PG for smoking and a suggestive reference.

DOCUMENTARY SUBTITLED

Summary Notes

In the early 20th century, impoverished teenage Italian cobbler Salvatore Ferragamo sailed from Naples to America to seek a better life. He settled in Southern California, and became Hollywood's go-to shoemaker during the silent era. In 1927, he returned to Italy and founded in Florence his namesake luxury brand. This feature-length documentary recounts his adventures.

Summertime

Rated R for language throughout and sexual references.

Good Deed Entertainment

 

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday is a 2021 USA music biography by Lee Daniels.
Starring Garrett Hedlund and Natasha Lyonne and Tyler James Williams. IMDb

Rated R for strong drug content, sexual content, nudity, language throughout,some lynching images and violence.

Hulu

Summary Notes

Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Justice is Gray Edition

Zack Snyder's Justice League is a 2021 USA action Sci-Fi fantasy by Zack Snyder
Starring Jared Leto, Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot IMDb

Rated R for violence and some language.

NOTE: BLACK AND WHITE VERSION OF “ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE”

Summary Notes

Determined to ensure Superman's ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne aligns forces with Diana Prince with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions. The task proves more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face the demons of their own pasts to transcend that which has held them back, allowing them to come together, finally forming an unprecedented league of heroes. Now united, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash may be too late to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad and Darkseid and their dreadful intentions.

HBO Max Warner Bros. Pictures

 

 

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Link Here25th February 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2669, 26 February 2021

Every Breath You Take

Rated R for some violence and language, and brief sexuality.

Vertical Entertainment

Fatherhood

Fatherhood is a 2021 USA drama by Paul Weitz
Starring Paul Alexander Désiré,Rodney Alexandre,Christine Lan IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, and suggestive material.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a 2021 Canada / USA comedy fantasy by Jason Reitman
Starring Finn Wolfhard,Mckenna Grace,Carrie Coon IMDb

Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some suggestive references.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

Last Call

Last Call is a 2021 USA comedy by Paolo Pilladi
Starring Jeremy Piven,Taryn Manning,Bruce Dern IMDb

Rated R for crude sexual content, pervasive language and some drug use.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

A real estate developer returns to his old Philly neighborhood and must decide to raze or resurrect the family bar.

The Nation of Butterflies

The Nation of Butterflies is a 2020 USA fantasy thriller by Felipe Oyarzo
Starring Mabel Cabrera,Edna Garcia,Patricia Manterola IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violent images.

SUBTITLED

Summary Notes

A Latin American country receives international attention after a deep intellectual transformation that led to the end of poverty, crime, and corruption.

 

Send It!

Send It! is a 2020 USA action comedy romance by Andrew Stevens
Starring Kevin Quinn,Claudia Lee,Patrick Fabian IMDb

Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

An extreme sportsman's life forever changes upon departing his simple Texas roots to compete in the world's most prestigious Kiteboarding Championship. Along the way, an edgy street-smart girl challenges him well beyond just kiting.

Songs of Solomon

Songs of Solomon is a 2020 Armenia drama by Arman Nshanian
Starring Samvel Tadevosian,Arman Nshanian,Sos Janibekyan IMDb

Rated R for some disturbing images and violence.

SUBTITLED

Summary Notes

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Link Here17th February 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2668, 17 February 2021

Every Breath You Take

Rated R for some violence and language, and brief sexuality.

Vertical Entertainment

Fatherhood

Fatherhood is a 2021 USA drama by Paul Weitz
Starring Paul Alexander Désiré,Rodney Alexandre,Christine Lan IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, and suggestive material.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth.

 

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a 2021 Canada / USA comedy fantasy by Jason Reitman
Starring Finn Wolfhard,Mckenna Grace,Carrie Coon IMDb

Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some suggestive references.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

Last Call

Last Call is a 2021 USA comedy by Paolo Pilladi
Starring Jeremy Piven,Taryn Manning,Bruce Dern IMDb

Rated R for crude sexual content, pervasive language and some drug use.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

A real estate developer returns to his old Philly neighborhood and must decide to raze or resurrect the family bar.

The Nation of Butterflies

The Nation of Butterflies is a 2020 USA fantasy thriller by Felipe Oyarzo
Starring Mabel Cabrera,Edna Garcia,Patricia Manterola IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violent images.

SUBTITLED

Summary Notes

A Latin American country receives international attention after a deep intellectual transformation that led to the end of poverty, crime, and corruption.

 

Send It!

Send It! is a 2020 USA action comedy romance by Andrew Stevens
Starring Kevin Quinn,Claudia Lee,Patrick Fabian IMDb

Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

An extreme sportsman's life forever changes upon departing his simple Texas roots to compete in the world's most prestigious Kiteboarding Championship. Along the way, an edgy street-smart girl challenges him well beyond just kiting.

Songs of Solomon

Songs of Solomon is a 2020 Armenia drama by Arman Nshanian
Starring Samvel Tadevosian,Arman Nshanian,Sos Janibekyan IMDb

Rated R for some disturbing images and violence.

SUBTITLED

Summary Notes

From the two time academy award winning producer and writer of "Green Book" and Inspired by true events, comes a film about a childhood friendship torn apart by a horrible empire set out to...

 

 

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Link Here11th February 2021
MPAA Bulletin 2667, 11 February 2021

At Last

Rated PG-13 for drug use, suggestive material and some language.

Gravitas Ventures, LLC

Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry

Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry is a 2021 USA music biography by R.J. Cutler
Starring Billie Eilish IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and brief nude sketches.

DOCUMENTARY

Summary Notes

An intimate look at the singer-songwriter's journey, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home, while creating her debut album.

Lansky

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexual references.

MLI Pictures LLC - [Production Co.]

Night of the Sicario

Night of the Sicario is a 2021 USA action thriller by Joth Riggs
Starring Natasha Henstridge,Costas Mandylor,Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez IMDb

Rated R for some violence.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

Taylor is forced to hide the young daughter of a Colombian woman in witness protection who will be testifying against a powerful drug cartel in Federal Court, as ruthless sicarios aim to hunt them down.

Respect

Respect is a 2021 USA / Canada music biography by Liesl Tommy
Starring Jennifer Hudson,Forest Whitaker,Audra McDonald IMDb

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, strong language including racial epithets, violence, suggestive material, and smoking.

United Artists Releasing

Summary Notes

The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin .

 

Spirit Untamed

Spirit Untamed is a 2021 USA children's cartoon western by Elaine Bogan,Ennio Torresan (co-director)
Starring Gary A. Hecker IMDb

Rated PG for some adventure action.

ANIMATED

Summary Notes

Lucky Prescott's life is changed forever when she move from her home in the city to a small frontier town and befriends a wild mustang named Spirit.




 


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