Indie Films Jan 7-14


            Diablo. Directed by Lawrence Roeck. Written by Roeck and Carlos De Los Rios. Produced by Roeck and Shana Wilson. From Orion Pictures. Color, 2016, Canada/USA, 90 minutes, rated R. Action/Thriller. Starring Scott Eastwood, Walton Goggins, Danny Glover, Camilla Belle, Samuel Marty and Adam Beach. A young civil war veteran is forced on a desperate journey to save his kidnapped wife. January 7- 14, 2016.

            Winner- San Diego Film Festival.

            Seahorses. Directed and written by Jason Kartalian. Produced by Roxy Shih.  From Viewfinder Entertainment. Color, 2016, USA, 94 minutes, not rated. Adult romance. Starring Justine Wachsberger (of both the Divergent and Now You See Me franchises), Ian Hutton, Orson Chaplin, Daniel Messier, Roxy Shih. Martin, a sweet-natured chef/restauranteur invites his Craigslist date to his place for a face-to-face meeting. Martin decides the gorgeous Lauren is "nice," but she's a handful, full of dark secrets and hidden agendas. She's also being stalked by her tattooed tough guy ex. Is there any hope that love for Lauren and Martin can survive? January 8-14- 2016.

            Winner- L.A. Indie Film Fest

            Winner- SoCal Independent Film Festival

            Winner- Starlite Film Festival

            Winner- Sydney Indie Film Festival

            Winner- Toronto Independent Film Festival

            "An extraordinary tale about life and loss that reminds us that love does trulr conquer all."----10K Bullets

            Anger of the Dead. Written and directed by Francesco Picone. Produced by Uwe Boll, Luca Boni and Marco Ristori. From Uncork'd Entertainment. Color, 2016, Italy/Canada, 84 minutes, not rated. Horror. Starring Aaron Stielstra, Michael Segal, Marius Bizau, Desiree Giorgetti, Claudio Camilli and David White. In a world ravaged by a virus that turns people into cannibals, a pregnant woman (Alice) manages to survive. Alice, in the company of two other men, strives to reach an island untouched by the plague. Meanwhile, a dangerous individual is on the trail of a mysterious girl, which causes Alice to realize that the Zombies are not her biggest and only threat. January 8-14, 2016.

            "Definitely worth the view-time."---Dread Central.

             Cherry Tree. Directed by David Keating. Written by Brendan McCarthy. Produced by McCarthy and John McDonnell. From Dark Sky Films. Color, 2015, Ireland, 85 minutes, not rated. Horror. Starring Naomi Battrick, Anna Walton, Sam Hazeldine, Patrick Gibson, Elva Trill, Valerie O'Connor. Faith's world is turned upside down after she finds out that her beloved father is dying. When the mysteriously alluring Sissy Young becomes her field hockey coach, Faith finds a compassionate spirit and much-needed mother figure. Little does she know that Sissy is the head of a centuries-old witches' coven that uses the fruit of an ancient cherry tree in a secret ritual that restores life to the dead and dying. Offering to cure her father in exchange for a child, Sissy strikes a bargain with Faith, who suddenly finds herself pregnant with a baby that's growing at an alarming rate. But with the clock to the child's birth ticking down and the true intention of Sissy's plans for humanity becoming more apparent, Faith and her father must stand together in order to save both their lives. January 8 and 9, 2016. Special late-night showings only.

            "Worthwhile....If Clive Barker made Rosemary's Baby for a 21 st Century audience, it would look like this."--- Blood Guts  UK Horror

            Contact venue for show times. Admission: $12 each feature.  Information: (323) 306-0676. Online ticketing:

            At Arena Cinema Hollywood, 1625 N. Las Palmas Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028. Discounted parking is available with validation at lots adjacent to the venue and across the street. Arena Cinema is Hollywood's new home for independent films, powered by Voltaire Media.  Ranked among Top 5 Indie Movie Theatres in Los Angeles by CBS2.

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