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Fifteen-year old Brandon ventures into the tough streets of East Oakland to get back a pair of stolen sneakers. The odyssey him and his two best friends embark on is at once the night of their lives and a gamble with life and death stakes. New Releases This Week

While her rat terrier Lolabelle provides the focus for Laurie Anderson’s meditation on love and remembrance, her lyrical essay also touches on topics as far-ranging as Buddhism’s concept of the hereafter and surveillance in the wake of Sept. 11. New Releases This Week

15-year-olds Colleen Colleen are on their smartphones constantly, sing in a small band and take yoga classes. They will do just about anything to receive an invitation to a senior party. But when they discover the leader of a Nazi splinter group has been raising an army of monsters beneath the store where they work, they team up with a legendary man-hunter to stop the world-threatening uprising. New Releases This […]

In this rib-tickling comedy based on a true story, sex therapist Peter Newmans unexpectedly experiences puberty at the age of 27 after the removal of a benign brain tumor that had been affecting his pituitary gland. New Releases This Week

After learning about his mother’s grave illness, aspiring graphic novelist John Hollar leaves New York City behind and heads to his hometown, where he must contend with his dysfunctional family, an old rivalry and a persistent ex-girlfriend. New Releases This Week

Perry is a happily married father of two living a comfortable but sedate life in the suburbs. On the occasion of his 40th birthday, he seeks to revisit his former life as the lead singer in a popular punk band though his middle-aged reality quickly (and hilariously) clashes with the indulgences of his youth. New Releases This Week

When he sets out to avenge his son’s murder, mild-mannered snowplow driver Nils sparks a war between a Norwegian mobster and his Serbian rival. As the two drug lords battle for supremacy, Nils dodges bullets to fulfill his own quest. New Releases This Week

Quitting his job and breaking up with his girlfriend on the same day prove too much for poor Charlie Carroll, who finds himself gasping for sanity after a string of horrible dates, hallucinations and flashbacks. New Releases This Week

Spirited and rebellious, 12-year-old Gilly Hopkins has been in and out of a long string of foster homes. When she’s sent to live with the unorthodox Maime Trotter, Gilly doesn’t intend to stay long, but Maime isn’t about to quit on her young charge. New Releases This Week

In this rousing sequel, warrior turned pacifist Kenshin Himura reluctantly takes on Makoto Shishio, an embittered assassin scheming to topple the Meiji government with help from a gang of hired killers. New Releases This Week