Indie Films Mar 11-16


            Road Games. Directed and written by Abner Pastoll. Produced by Guillaume Benski and JunyoungJang. From IFC Films. Color, 2016, UK/France, 95 minutes, not rated. Thriller. Starring Andrew Simpson, Barbara Crampton, Josephine de la Baume, Frederic Pierrot, Feodor Atkins and Pierre Boulanger. The sun drenched days of summer turn dark and ominous for hitchhiking duo Jack and Véronique when they become inexplicably entangled with a mysterious married couple and a local road kill collector in rural France.

            "Unnerving horror thriller."---Britflicks

            Originally scheduled to open March 4, Road Games will now open March 11.

            Admiral. Directed by Roel Reine. Written by Lars Bloom and Alex van Galen. Produced by Klaas de Jong. From XLrator Media. Color, 2016, Netherlands, 122 minutes, not rated. Action/Adventure. Starring Rutger Hauer, Charles Dance, Daniel Brocklebank, Frank Lammers, Ella-June Henrard and Barry Atsma. When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter.

            "An undeniable amount of fun."---Toronto Film Scene

            Rise of the Legend. Directed by Roy Chow. Written by Chi-long To. Produced by Ivy Ho, Sammo Hung, William Kong and Hugh Simon. Color, 2016, Hong Kong/China, 131 minutes, not rated. From IPA Asia Pacific. Starring Sammo Hung, Eddie Peng, Luodan Wang, Boran Jing, Byron Mann and Angelababy. Action/Adventure. In 1868 in Ghangzhou, an orphan whose father has been killed by dark power attempts to bring justice to the town. This is the beginning of master Wong Fei Hung, an everlasting legend in the world of martial arts.

            Winner- Hong Kong Film Awards; Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers Awards.

            "Visually stunning."---Asian Film Strike

             Scout. Directed by Laurie Weltz. Written by Weltz and India Ennenga. Produced by Beverley Gordon, Dwjuan F. Fox and Nocolas Emiliani. From Breaking Glass Pictures. Color, 2016, USA, 109 minutes, not rated. Starring Jane Seymour, Nikki Reed, Danny Glover, Ellen Burstyn, India Ennenga and Shelley Hennig. A rebellious Goth girl embarks on a road trip across Texas with a suicidal young man in an attempt to find her little sister.

            Winner- PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.


            March 11- March 16, 2016. 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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