An unlikely friendship develops between a small-time concert promoter and a mobster who work together against all odds to bring the band U2 to Monterrey, Mexico. (U2 performs in the film)
“Engaging and heartfelt”— Leonard Maltin
Xenon Pictures suggestions for STADIUM
Mitch: these are mostly in no order, some are instantly releasable, some are not, whether it’s elements or rights or both.
I’ll be updating this to have relevant information on each title as to the individual situations.
Needs to be remastered in HD. Not too hard to extend, but harder than some. Spanish Language. Good names.
Eduardo Arroyuelo, Martha Higareda, Jaime Camil, Sofia Vergara, Roberto D'Amico
“Engaging and heartfelt”— Leonard Maltin
Needs to be remastered in HD (easy to do). Pretty good film. Great name(s)
We’re going to do this one, but will rush it if need be.
Jasmine Guy, Giancarlo Esposito, Paul Campbell, Carl Bradshaw
“The Mandalorian”, “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul”‘s Giancarlo Esposito stars in this action-packed, Reggae-soaked noir film set in Jamaica about a world-weary photographer who falls into the clutches of a sexy dance hall girl and her world of crime, deceit and murder. Features a box-office heist at a major Reggae concert…and was filmed during the actual event.
“An explosive sun-drenched, rum-soaked thriller.”—Sundance Film Festival
English/Hispanic SD….Spanish subs.
Joe Esteves, Jorge Cordova, Nico Guilak
Goodfellas meets Traffic in this complex, violent tale of loyalty and betrayal in the Mexican Mafia. The right hand man to a Mexican drug lord must choose between his own survival and that of his closest friend after the latter commits a gruesome double murder.
SD ready to go
The Bloods street-gang
Over a period of 10 years, filmmakers Joachim Schroeder and Tommy Sowards hit the streets to follow a group of teenagers from L.A.’s Rollin’ 20s Bloods documenting the violent and troubled lives of one of the toughest gangs in the country.
“No preaching or moralizing…JUST STRAIGHT FORWARD TRUTH.”
-New York Times
HD…elements at Premiere…Up on a few Premiere platforms. (iTunes? Amazon?)
Dian Bachar, Les Claypool, Martin Klebba, Diamond Dallas Paige, Josh Cribbs
A small town loser and ventriloquist finally finds the courage he’s lacked all his life when his dummy (voiced by Les Claypool of Primus), starts speaking up for him…with grave consequences for those that had pushed him around.
“The Murders of Brandywine Theater” is a complex, and very unique horror film that isn’t just eerie, but it’s also damn spooky to boot.” -Cinema-Crazed.com
I THINK HD…probably CAN’T use the Lampoon name any more….maybe.
Up on some platforms.
Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Preston Lacy, Jason "Wee Man" Acuña, Sam Maccarone
“Jackassian” stunts combined with sketch comedy form the basis of this demented channel-surfing adventure for the unfocused youth of the world. From “Fear Factor” to “Wife Swap” to “The Apprentice” to “Girls Gone Wild”, nothing is off limits.
“A movie that dares you to watch it…Steve-O [is] the poster boy for a lack of foresight, getting thoroughly drunk and stoned”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
Marshall Mathers (a.k.a. Eminem), Treach, Debbie Mathers, Kim Mathers, Todd Nelson
The story of rap superstar Eminem and his rise to fame, as told through interviews with family and friends. Featuring extensive interviews with his mother (the notorious Debbie Mathers who sued her son for defamation of character), his grandmother and his late Uncle Todd, as well as music industry colleagues and others who knew him in his formative years, here at last is the real 8 Mile.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Narrated by Arthur Burghardt
This comprehensive and fully authorized documentary traces King’s life and the development of his philosophies, set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights movement.
“This outstanding production deserves a place in all collections”-School Library Journal
Dick Monda, Billybob Rhoads
Tiny Martians use Earth as a laboratory to try out new life forms. They return after ten million years only to find that the human experiment is a complete failure. They decide to mate a human with a vacuum cleaner to create a species that will be better at cleaning up after itself, but a programming error by a drunken Martian sends the oversexed cleaner on a wild rampage of rape, murder and overall bad manners.
“MY SICKEST PLEASURE”
Huey P. Newton, The Black Panther Party
Filmmaker John Evans’ never-before-seen interview with jailed revolutionary and founder of the Black Panther Party, Huey P. Newton.
You see bullet riddled walls, ransacked family dwellings and shattered windows. This is the very terrorism that Huey and the Black Panther Party were standing up against.”—activist Assata Shakur
The strippers of Atlanta's famous "Gold Coast"
PARIS, DIVINE, TROUBLE, HENESSEY and BABYDOLL are all world-class practitioners of an exotic dance technique known as the Shake Dance. Performing for packed houses in Atlanta’s notorious Gold Coast region, they are part of an elite class of stripper, capable of shaking their lower bodies to music driving at up to 140 beats per minute. Some see themselves as artists. Some are in it for the money. None of them are going back to their day jobs any time ... Read more
CAN GO AFTER to RE-UP
Tawny Dahl, Janisha Faith, Karima Holloway, Jay Barron, Najawaun Ali
Three bitter young women involve themselves with a gang that targets well-to-do black men, leading to a series of home invasion robberies that ends in the murder of someone close to them.
“…the ultimate story of reaping what one sows.”—Variety
Laura Harring, John Hannah, Pete Postlethwaite, Mosa Kaiser, Mary Twala
A young newlywed finds herself alone on a remote ranch in South Africa after the sudden death of her husband. His ghostly apparition pays her a nocturnal visit, resulting in an infant son whom she believes is trying to kill her.
“The cinematography is sublime”—Horror.com
Angelica Aragon, Jose Carlos Ruiz, Eric del Castillo, Pedro Armendáriz, Jr., Ivana Miño
The story of the 16th century native Mexican, St. Juan Diego, and his encounters with the Virgin of Guadalupe, is interwoven with the present-day story of a pair of Spanish archaeologists who travel to Mexico to investigate new information on the miracle.
“Recreates the beauty and cultural richness of which we all form a part.”—HispanicPRWire.com
Djimon Hounsou, Akousia Busia, Eartha Kitt
Djimon Hounsou (Gladiator, Blood Diamonds, and Guy Richie’s upcoming King Arthur) stars in this gripping tale of twenty-four Africans held captive in a slave ship after slavery is outlawed. Spurred on by a specter that lives in the ship, the captives are moved to a tragic and bloody uprising.
“White-hot with outrage”—The Village Voice
Miguel Castro, Richard Azurdia, Christine Carlo, Jordi Caballero, Gerald Brodin
A pair of Mexican brothers cross the border illegally to experience the great “American Dream”, only to find that life north of the border can be more like a nightmare.
“A top draw”—Carl Hanni, Tucson Weekly
Peter Sarsgaard, Katharina Wressnig, Angeline Ball, Geoffrey Lower, Liz Stauber
“Resonates with a neo-Southern Gothic sensibility that only adds to the story’s brooding sense of unease”—The Austin Chronicle
Marco Leonardo, Julieta Díaz, Juan Leyrado, Emiliano Kaczka, Luis Machín
The story of Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona, considered the greatest player in the history of the sport. The film explores his impoverished childhood, his rise from teenage celebrity to international idol, his drug abuse problems and frequent run-ins with the law, and his controversial “hand of God” goal.
“Convincing and intense”—Il Messagero
Mekhi Phifer, André Blake, Michele Morgan, Tangi Miller
Martin has spent his life being a good son, a good brother and a good friend, but his luck with women is all bad. Upon meeting Paula, the pretty young art professor who lives upstairs, Martin’s lack of experience is all too apparent. Enter brother Junnie, the quintessential “player.” He offers to teach Martin how to become a chick magnet, and Martin desperately agrees.
A FRESH, FUNNY FILM. Distinctly of Harlem, and absolutely universal…marks the emergence of a wonderfully assured new filmmaking voice.—Sedona International Film Festival
Daddy Yankee, Tego Calderon, Luny Tunes, Don Omar, Daddy Yankee
STRAIGHT OUTTA PUERTO RICO explores the burgeoning Reggaeton music scene, from its roots in Jamaican Reggae and Latin American Soca rhythms to its meteoric rise in popularity and the multitude of artists that are the driving force behind this scorching musical phenomenon. Features top Reggaeton stars Daddy Yankee, Tego Calderon, DJ Playero, The Luny Tunes and many more!
Includes: “Silent Night”, “A Child of the King”, “Sweet Little Jesus Boy”, “Evening Prayer”, “A Star Stood Still”, “O Come, All Ye Faithful”, “The Lord’s Prayer” and many more!
“A voice like hers comes along once in a millennium.”-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mahalia Jackson, Studs Terkel, Jessie Jackson, George Avakian, Brother John Sellers
Meet the gospel great who has influenced many of today’s pop superstars. This special edition DVD combines the outstanding documentary Mahalia Jackson: The Power & the Glory, with over two hours of vintage kinescope performances from the 1961 series, “Mahalia Jackson Sings”.
“An incredible film” – Paul McCartney
The Winans, The Commissioned, Vanessa Bell Armstrong
This powerful live concert performance by The Winans, The Commissioned (with their original line up), and Vanessa Bell Armstrong was lost for over 13 years.
“The most important group of the last 30 years in pushing the crossover of gospel into both soul and pop radio”- SoulTracks.com