Synopsis: Shot in Winnipeg, Trench 11 is set in France in 1918. It is the closing days of World War One a shell-shocked tunneller, Abraham Berton (Rossif Sutherland) must lead an Allied team into a hidden German base…100 hundred feet below the trenches. The Germans have lost control of a highly contagious biological weapon that turns its victims into deranged killers. The Allies find themselves trapped underground with hordes of the infected, a rapidly spreading disease and a team of German Stormtroopers dispatched to clean up the mess. The only thing more terrifying than the Western Front… is what lies beneath it.
Trailer courtesy of Raven Banner Entertainment
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Synopsis: Shot in and around Toronto's Little Italy neighbourhood just west of downtown, Little Italy, the movie, focuses on best friends Sal and Vince, makers of Little Italy's most storied pizza, who 15 years ago had an ugly spat and set up rival pizzerias. Today, their “Pizza Wars” rage on. Sal and Vince divide their time between sabotaging each other's business and trading insults at the local bar. But not everyone wants war. Sal's 25-year-old daughter Nikki (Emma Roberts) and Vince's 26-year-old son Leo (Hayden Christensen) have fallen in love. So have Sal's mother Franca (Andrea Martin) and Vince's father Carlo (Danny Aiello). When Franca and Carlo announce their wedding, Nikki and Leo's secret also spills out into the open. Sal and Vince can take it no more. They lay a wager. “Team Sal” will face “Team Vince” in a pizza cookout where the loser leaves Little Italy for good. Sal and Vince succeed in pitting their children against each other. Tempers are raging hotter than wood fired pizza ovens. Little Italy is now a war zone. Who will the winner be? Team Sal or Team Vince? And what of the two couples? Will their love become the victim, or emerge victorious in this ridiculously epic food feud?
Synopsis: Science wiz kid Ethan (Thomas Mann) is dealing with enormous guilt following the death of his parents in a car accident. He decides to put his promising future on hold and quits MIT, he also leaves his girlfriend Hannah (Nicola Peltz) behind in order to return home to care for his younger brother and sister. He spends his days handling the responsibility of raising his two siblings, but when darkness falls, Ethan steals away to the garage to work on an invention he hopes will change the world: a machine that can generate wireless electricity. As expected (this is a thriller after all), Ethan gets far more than he was looking for when his invention actually animates dead souls that come to haunt the house. As Ethan and his siblings try to make contact with their parents, a terrifying realization sets in: not all the spirits in their midst are friendly.
Trailer courtesy of Elevation Pictures.
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Synopsis: Birthmarked (Les trois petits cobayes en version française), is about a family headed by two respected scientists who have quit their jobs at a prestigious university to tackle their biggest experiment to date – parenthood! Raising three children against their genetic predispositions, they seek to prove that everyone has the same potential to become anything they choose. The big question being, are we born as we are, or can we blame our parents for who we become? Hilarity ensues as this unconventional family soon discovers the ultimate power of nurture over nature.
Synopsis: Mathieu and Anna are the parents of a girl (Fantine Harduin) who suffers from a genetic disorder forcing her to live in a hermetic box that filters the air. This already vulnerable existence becomes even more precarious on the day Paris is hit by an earthquake, and then filled with a mysterious toxic gas that seems to come from below ground. Only those hiding on the higher floors and rooftops of buildings survive, but they are left stranded, without any resources. Wanting to check that their daughter remains safe in her "bubble", Mathieu and Anna will have to face the fog (la Brume). This France/Canada coproduction is a large-scale, full-fledged disaster movie taking place in a suddenly apocalyptic Paris.
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