By: Al B.

Aristical Entertainment
Available on DVD August 16th
This is the story of private, often forbidden romances of legends from Montgomery Clift to Richard Rodgers, told through the perspective of 24-year-old Sidney Lumet. Inspired by true events and paying homage to the Golden Age of Broadway during the summer of 1948.

IndiePix Films
Available on DVD/Digital now
Eugênio, the author of once-popular Western novels, has fallen on hard times. When sales of his books go from bad to worse, his publisher – with its new backers — pressures him to ghostwrite a political biography…or else. Instead, he accepts an offer to work on a screenplay in complete isolation for three months. But while holed up inside a luxury hotel, he begins to see visions of his most famous creation, the gunslinger “Jesus Kid” in this delightfully dark satirical fantasy.

Bayview Entertainment
Available on Blu-ray/Digital August 9th
After his life hits rock bottom, emotionally despondent Casey decides to end it all. But when a timely phone call with some unexpected news about a substantial inheritance forestalls his suicide, it sets off a chain of events that just may save his life including meeting a quirky single mother and her precocious, yet troubled, young daughter, who happens to have an unhealthy obsession with mass shootings. When his bipolar mother goes missing, Casey enlists their help, along with his selfish, estranged sister, Missy And together, through numerous jarring twists and emotional turns, they embark on a journey of hope and healing. .

Outsider Pictures
Available on iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, Google Now
A few hours before celebrating her wedding at her father’s ranch, bride-to-be Laura goes for a walk alone and stumbles upon an unusual party at a young neighbor’s house. The music and the atmosphere take her away from her own tensions for a moment until a violent act drastically changes the course of the night. Soon her father Leon and boyfriend Daniel become part of a plan for revenge.

Dark Sky Films
Available on Digital Now
Mike is a low-level drug dealer in debt to a ruthless supplier. When he and his gang set up shop in an abandoned house, he thinks his problems are solved. But a mysterious locked door inside the house and growing discord within the gang brings old feuds boiling to the surface. As friendships unravel, the house begins to enact its own plan, using the gang’s own deepest dark thoughts against them.

Lionsgate Films & Capstone Global
Available in Theaters August 12th
For best friends Becky and Hunter life is all about conquering fears and pushing limits. But after they climb 2,000 feet to the top of a remote, abandoned radio tower, they find themselves stranded with no way down. Now Becky and Hunter’s expert climbing skills will be put to the ultimate test as they desperately fight to survive the elements, a lack of supplies, and vertigo-inducing heights in this adrenaline-fueled thriller.

Film Movement Classics
Available on DVD/Digital Now
Following the strange events that befall Doña Flor after she is left a widow by the death of her wild, philandering husband, Vadinho, she attempts to marry more wisely the second time around. The bewitchingly beautiful widow succeeds, but when she discovers her staid pharmacist husband has no interest in sex, she happily welcomes the sexy ghost of her late husband.

Lightyear Entertainment
Available on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital August 9th
In 1940, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire abandones their homes and walked up a nearby mountain path, never to be seen alive again. Seventy years later, a team of researchers intent on solving the mystery find the long-forgotten trail marker and embark on a journey along the same curesed road.