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Beneath A Scarlet Sky

Pino Lella is a normal Italian teenager living an idyllic life in Italy, until bombs begin falling on Milan and word of Nazi atrocities begin to circulate. Lello joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, guiding hundreds of Jews to safety in a year. On his 18th birthday, Lella is forced to enlist with the German Army, and is immediately assigned as a personal driver to Adolf Hitler's left hand, General Hans Leyers. This fly on the wall in the upper echelons of the Third Reich positions him to be recruited by the Allies as a spy.

Burial Rites

A young woman is accused of murder in Iceland in 1829 and faces becoming the last woman to be publicly executed in the country. The film will tell the story of a tragic romance set against the odds during an endless Icelandic summer.

Beautiful Ruins

In an Italian seaside village in 1962, a charming young man runs a hotel with no guests, until one day an American starlet, fresh from the set of Cleopatra, appears and captures his heart. Five decades later in Hollywood, a jaded assistant to a powerhouse producer gets caught up in the magic of his story, and takes it upon herself to find a happy ending.

Bright Lights, Big City

A disillusioned magazine writer who numbs the pain of a failed marriage and writer's block with drugs, alcohol and nightly carousing.

Brother Orange

BuzzFeed editor Matt Stopera has his iPhone stolen in 2014. Unbeknownst to him, the iPhone makes its way across the continent, across the Pacific and into China, and a year later, random pictures began appearing on his photo stream, including a number of photos of a serious-looking man in front of an orange tree. The story eventually goes viral.

Brilliance

Set in an alternate present day, one percent of children are born savants with special powers. Called “brilliants,” they are capable of exceptional things. A federal agent uses his skills to become a master hunter of terrorists, pursues a savant terrorist who intends to provoke civil war.

Blood, Bones & Butter

Gabrielle Hamilton, the youngest of five siblings born to a French mother and an artist father who made the sets for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, takes an unorthodox trajectory to becoming a chef. She later becomes the owner and chef of New York's Prune restaurant and also a trained writer with an MFA from the University of Michigan.

Borne

A young woman named Rachel survives as a scavenger in a ruined, dangerous city of the near future. The city is littered with discarded experiments from the Company — a bio-tech firm now seemingly derelict. From one of her scavenging missions, Rachel brings home Borne, who is little more than a green lump, but exudes a strange charisma. And yet, little as she understands what or who Borne may be, she cannot give him up, even as Borne begins to grow and change in unexpected ways.

Billion Dollar Whale

Recounts Malaysia's 1MDB money-laundering scandal, which encompasses elite wealth, banking, Hollywood and politics.

Blackout

Set in early 1940s Nazi Germany in the heart of the Third Reich, a relentless detective must confront his own murderous regime in order to catch a serial killer. With Berlin firmly in the grip of panic as British bombers raid the city by night, the government implements a blackout at night with the only light coming from the phosphorous paint on every street corner, bus and commuter train.

Bright Path: The Jim Th...

Jim Thorpe is a member of the Sac and Fox Nation and his native name, Wa-Tho-Huk, translates as Bright Path. In 1912, he wins two Olympic gold track and field medals, representing the United States while his citizenship goes unrecognized during a period of cultural genocide for Native Americans. Known as one of the most versatile athletes, Thorpe goes on to play Major League Baseball, professional football and eventually founds the organization that becomes the National Football League.

Black-Eyed Susans

The lone survivor of a serial killer launches her own investigation after she begins having doubts about the guilt of man convicted of the crime.

Blink

A man has a particular gift for reading people's faces and body language. He tries to use his ability in the corporate world but ends up helping his rich father win a lawsuit by observing potential judges in the case.

Brooklyn Bridge

The brilliant but inexperienced engineer Washington Roebling is left to oversee the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge when his father dies. Besieged by calamity, danger and doubt, Washington's obsession threatens his health and risks driving his family apart until he discovers he has an improbable ally in his charming and shrewd wife Emily.

Brave New World

Set in a seemingly perfect 26th century world that has achieved harmony by tightly controlling birth, which takes place mainly in laboratories, and outlawing family. The world is populated by a series of five castes, each with its own defined roles. Characters who figure in to the story are Bernard, a lower-caste member, and Lenina, the woman with whom he is infatuated. Leonardo DiCaprio is would likely play Bernard, who is persecuted when the leaders of the society find his behavior antisocial.

Beautiful Bad

A romance and destructive friendship between Maddie, Ian and Jo over multiple continents, including an ordinary family home in Kansas.