Welcome back to the end of the week! Take a stroll down an avenue of independent teasers and one or two steps into different perspectives and experiences:
“MAU” is a documentary exploring the life of a professional designer, both his influence on the world and who he is behind the machine he helps produce:
Co-directed by Benjamin Bergmann and Jono Bergmann, Greenwich Entertainment will release this in select US theaters and on VOD March 18th, 2022.
“Ted K” Is based on a true story… the unabomber, but I’m too busy entertaining the idea that THIS is where Sharlto Copley has been this whole time:
Directed by Tony Stone and written by Tony Stone, Gaddy Davis, and John Rosenthal, Super LTD will release this in select US theaters and on VOD February 18th, 2022.
“Tollbooth” seems to be a gritty, entertaining, well-cast crime thriller/action comedy that looks to be a fun/morbid ride:
Directed by Ryan Andrew Hooper, written by Matt Redd, and produced by Mark Hopkins, Goldwyn Films will release this in select US theaters and on VOD March 18th, 2022.
“The Sky is Everywhere” is a familiar but effective look at loss and grief and how one might learn to find a way to move forward in life when faced with tragedy:
Directed by Josephine Decker, written by Jandy Nelson, adapting her novel, Apple will release this streaming on Apple TV+ February 11th, 2022.
“The Fabulous Filipino Brothers” also feels familiar yet still fun as a look into a family’s culture and functioning:
Directed by Dante Basco and written by Arianna Basco, Dante Basco, Darion Basco, and Dionysio Basco, 1091 Pics will release this direct-to-VOD (iTunes) February 8th, 2022.
“Three Songs of Benazir” Is a contemporary study of a man attempting to raise a family in Afghanistan, and the risks his community faces daily as well as those that stand as barriers to his dream of becoming the first in his community to join the military and fight for a cause in which he believes:
Co-directed by Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei and produced by Omar Mullick, Hamayoun Noori and Jamil Rezaei, Netflix released this streaming January 24th, 2022.
“The Cursed” seems like a genuinely unsettling supernatural horror in the vein of the flowing trend of deathly serious horror coming from A24 and a few other sources:
Written and directed by Sean Ellis and produced by Sean Ellis, Pete Shilaimon, and Mickey Liddell, LD Entertainment will release this in theaters February 18th, 2022.
And finally, we keep things lingering with an imaginative spin on horror and time travel with “The Long Walk“:
Let us know what caught your eye and come back next week for another round of previews!