COME TO DADDY
2019, 93 min, Dir: Ant Timpson

A man in his 30s fruitlessly searches for a remote cabin in the hinterlands of New Zealand, dreaming of a reunion with his long-lost father; what he finds when he gets to the cabin is so outlandish, so weird and so wonderful that it has to be seen to be believed. Blessed with a cast including a brilliant Elijah Wood, a vicious Stephen McHattie and a hilarious Michael Smiley, this bloody and funny film - a massive hit at Tribeca - heralds the feature debut of Ant Timpson, a producer-turned-director who has been honing his craft on such gems as 2015’s DEATHGASM.


THE LODGE
2019, 100 min, Dir: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz

With their second feature, the duo behind GOODNIGHT MOMMY take horror cinema to unfathomable new heights and delivers what may be the scariest film of the year. Riley Keough is Grace, a young woman in a relationship with a man (Richard Armitage) who has been reluctant to introduce her to his two kids due to the suicide of their mother. A planned bonding weekend trip goes horribly awry when Grace becomes isolated in the family’s winter cabin with the kids as stocks dwindle, nerves strain and strange occurrences begin. With razor-sharp performances and chilling visuals, THE LODGE is a jigsaw puzzle of a horror film whose scares intensify as it comes together, leaving in its wake a trail of uneasy and unforgettable climaxes.


PARASITE
GISAENGCHUNG
2019, Neon, 132 min, South Korea, Dir: Bong Joon Ho

When Kim Ki-woo (Woo-sik Choi) agrees to take over from his friend as English tutor for the daughter of a wealthy family, the stage is set for an epic showdown as class warfare meets black comedy, with the stakes deadlier than you could ever imagine. Working with some of the most outstanding actors in South Korea, writer-director Bong Joon Ho (SNOWPIERCER, OKJA) crafts a brilliantly layered world filled with gasp-out-loud moments. An intricate blend of bravura sequences, stellar character work and narrative twists, PARASITE was the Palme d'Or winner at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay (Bong).


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