Review: The Burning Sea

Directed by John Andreas Andersen and written by Harald Rosenløw-Eeg and Lars Gudmestad, an oil platform dramatically goes down on the Norwegian coast. When researchers try to find out what happened, they realize this is just the start of something even more serious. Starring: Kristine Kujath Thorp, Henrik Bjelland, Rolf Kristian Larsen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Bjørn Floberg, Anneke von der Lippe, Christoffer Staib, Ane Skumsvoll, Cengiz Al and Nils Elias Olsen.

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Review: The Innocents

Written and directed by Eskil Vogt, during the bright Nordic summer, a group of children reveal their dark and mysterious powers when the adults aren’t looking. In this original and gripping supernatural thriller, playtime takes a dangerous turn. Starring: Rakel Lenora Fløttum, Alva Brynsmo Ramstad, Sam Ashraf, Mina Yasmin Bremseth Asheim, Ellen Dorrit Petersen and Morten Svartveit.

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Review: Arisaka

Directed by Mikhail Red and written by Anton Santamaria, when Bataan police officer Mariano is assigned as a convoy escort for a narco-list vice mayor who is headed to a press conference that could shake the entire Philippine government, she knows it will be a dangerous mission. Starring: Maja Salvador, Shella Mae Romualdo, Mon Confiado, Arthur Acuña, Michael Roy Jornales, Kiel Rodriguez and Royce Cabrera.

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Review: Huda’s Salon

Written and directed by Hany Abu-Assad, a young mother who is married to a jealous man goes to Huda’s salon in Bethlehem. However, this ordinary visit turns sour when Huda blackmails the mother to have her work for the secret service of the occupying force. Starring: Manal Awad, Ali Suliman, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Kamel El Basha, Samer Bisharat and Omar Abu Amer.

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Review: Lockdown (2021)

Written and directed by Bizhan M. Tong, in the midst of a global pandemic an actor who enters an audition must pass a series of tests in order to keep those around him alive. Starring: Kevin Leslie, Tara Ahmed, Andrew Akinyede, Jacob Anderton, Xander Berkeley, Natalie Cheung, Anita Chui, Reza Diako, Zaza Fan, Jason Griffin, Luke Hornsby, Jumayn Hunter, Gilles Mendy, Olivia Moyles and Pamela Nomvete.

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