Alternate title – ‘Simple Things’
In order for big-city doctor Evan Gibbs to get the job of a lifetime the workaholic single parent must spend his summer in the mountains of North Carolina setting up a clinic. Arriving in Dunn?’s Rock with his 10 year-old son, the doctor discovers what is most important to him and learns to enjoy the simple things in life. Country Remedy is an award winning uplifting story of the healing power of family and community.
Country Remedy was originally published on Divine Aim
An intimate portrait of music legend John Mellencamp, IT’S ABOUT YOU is a revealing documentary both about the man and his music and about the culture that inspires him. Following Mellencamp on his 2009 tour with Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson, the film traces the rock legend’s journey to American musical landmarks where his critically acclaimed album No Better Than This begins to take shape. From Sun Studio in Memphis, where Elvis Presley recorded his greatest hits, to recording in the same San Antonio hotel room where legendary bluesman Robert Johnson created his seminal work, Mellencamp reveals an emotional and contemplative side never before seen by the public that offers insight into his musical genius. Stunningly filmed on Super8 by famed photographer Kurt Markus and his son Ian, IT’S ABOUT YOU transcends the boundaries of traditional music documentaries to become a soulful meditation on Mellencamp and his beloved small-town America.
John Mellencamp: It’s About You was originally published on Divine Aim
Mud (Kyle Gallner) has been trapped in his daily routine for a long time. He runs a struggling virtual reality startup that promises to transport users to exotic locations from the comfort of their homes. Plagued by recurring nightmares of a stranger’s suicide, Mud has a difficult time coping with his monotonous existence. One day, his eccentric cousin Dwayne (Adam Herschman) shows up at his doorstep, disturbing the comforting pattern Mud has created for himself. Dwayne introduces Mud to the power of lucid dreaming with the hopes that it will quell his nightmares. Thus Mud dreams himself into a road trip across America in a psychedelic Volkswagen. Finding himself experiencing a life without the usual comforts and meeting colourful characters, he starts discovering more than he initially bargained for.
Zen Dog was originally published on Divine Aim
Jonathan is sick and tired of the boring life in his sea-gull clan. He rather experiments with new, always more daring flying techniques. Since he doesn’t fit in, the elders expel him from the clan. So he sets out to discover the world beyond the horizon in quest for wisdom.
Jonathan Livingston Seagull was originally published on Divine Aim
America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her extraordinary odyssey, she forms a close bond with two diverse traveling companions: a magnificent, protective wolf, and a hardened drifter (John Cusack). A brilliant, moving tapestry, woven of courage and perseverance.
The Journey of Natty Gann was originally published on Divine Aim
If you watched TV, went to the movies, or listened to the radio in the 80s and 90s, you heard Suzanne Ciani’s work. A five-time Grammy nominated composer, recording artist, and electronic music pioneer, whose sounds have been featured in countless commercials, video games, and feature films. A LIFE IN WAVES is the story of a woman who changed the sound of music and film.
A Life in Waves was originally published on Divine Aim
Set in the near future, Frank, a retired cat burglar, has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone. They are tempted to place him in a nursing home until Frank’s son chooses a different option: against the old man’s wishes, he buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health. What follows is an often hilarious and heartwarming story about finding friends and family in the most unexpected places. Starring an ensemble cast led by Academy Award nominee Frank Lengella (2008, Best Actor, Frost/Nixon), Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon (1995, Best Actress, Dead Man Walking), Liv Tyler and James Marsden.
Robot And Frank was originally published on Divine Aim