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Bad Trip (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Kitao Sakurai; Writer: Eric Andre, Dan Curry, Kitao Sakurai; Stars: Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish, Michaela Conlin)
A hidden camera comedy follows two best friends as they go on a cross-country road trip full of hilarious, inventive pranks, pulling its real-life audience into the mayhem.
Beastie Boys Story (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Spike Jonze; Writer: Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz, Spike Jonze; Stars: Adam Horovitz, Michael Diamond)
Beastie Boys Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz tell an intimate, personal story of their band and 40 years of friendship.
The King Of Staten Island (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Judd Apatow; Writer: Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Dave Sirus; Stars: Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow, Steve Buscemi)
Scott has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. As his younger sister heads off to college, he spends his days smoking weed, hanging with the guys and hooking up with his childhood friend - until his mother starts dating a loudmouth firefighter and everything changes.
L.A. Originals (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Estevan Oriol; Writer: Brian Maya, Omar Quiroga; Stars: Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Michelle Rodriguez, Wilmer Valderrama, Scott Caan, Terry Crews, Danny Trejo, George Lopez)
From lowriding to tattooing to photography, perhaps no other contemporary duo has been at the forefront and influenced hip hop and street culture like Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon.
The Lovebirds (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Michael Showalter; Writer: Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall; Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Paul Sparks, Anna Camp, Kyle Bornheimer)
A couple experience a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre crime. As their journey to clear their names they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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