Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Opening This Week - May 19

Wide Releases:



Alien: Covenant

Directed by: Ridley Scott
Runtime: 2hrs, 2mins
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
R
Trailer

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir



Ridley Scott's followup to 2012's Prometheus has already impressed some of the haters. It has still received some mixed reviews, but it looks like a satisfying action horror film and fans of the franchise are sure to be on board.



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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Directed by: David Bowers
Runtime: 1hr, 30mins
Comedy, Family
PG
Trailer

Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright




They're four movies in on the film series based on Jeff Kenney's popular book series, and the family has now been rebooted. Also, Alicia Silverstone has officially transitioned into mom roles with this movie. And the initial reviews have not been kind. It's sitting at 13% on Rotten Tomatoes.


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Everything, Everything

Directed by: Stella Meghie
Runtime:   1hr, 36mins
Drama, Romance
PG-13
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Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose




This teen romance is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Nicola Yoon. It's about a teenage girl with an autoimmune disease that forces her to stay indoors and avoid contact with others. However, when she falls for the handsome boy who moves in next door, she decides to risk it all in order to be with him.


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Limited Releases:



Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Directed by: Steve James
Runtime: 1hr, 28mins
Documentary
Not Rated
Trailer

Starring: Neil Barofsky, Ti-Hua Chang, Jiayang Fan





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Afterimage

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda
Runtime: 1hr, 38mins
Biography, Drama, History
Not Rated
Trailer

Starring: Boguslaw Linda, Aleksandra Justa, Bronislawa Zamachowska





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Champion  

Directed by: Judd Brannon
Runtime: 1hr, 56mins
Drama, Sport
PG
Trailer

Starring: Gary Graham, Andrew Cheney, Robert Amaya





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Devil’s Domain  

Directed by: Jared Cohn
Runtime: 1hr, 33mins
Horror
Not Rated
Trailer

Starring: Michael Madsen, Madi Vodane, Linda Bella





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Elián   

Directed by: Tim Golden, Ross McDonnell
Runtime: 1hr, 48mins
Documentary
Not Rated
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Half Girlfriend  

Directed by: Mohit Suri
Runtime: 1hr, 39mins
Drama, Romance
Not Rated
Trailer

Starring: Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Greg Kriek





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Hindi Medium  

Directed by: Saket Chaudhary
Runtime: 2hrs, 30mins
Comedy, Drama
Not Rated
Trailer

Starring: Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar, Deepak Dobriyal





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Legion of Brothers  

Directed by: Greg Barker
Runtime: 1hr, 19mins
Documentary
Not Rated
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Paint it Black

Directed by: Amber Tamblyn
Runtime: 1hr, 36mins
Drama
Not Rated
Trailer

Starring: Ashley Blaine Featherson, Alia Shawkat, Alfred Molina






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Soul on a String

Directed by: Yang Zhang
Runtime: 2hrs, 22mins
Drama
Not Rated

Starring: Quni Ciren, Kimba, Siano Dudiom Zahi






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The Commune

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg
Runtime: 1hr, 51mins
Drama
Not Rated

Starring: Fares Fares, Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen






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The Survivalist

Directed by: Stephen Fingleton
Runtime: 1hr, 44mins
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Not Rated

Starring: Mia Goth, Martin McCann, Andrew Simpson






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Wakefield

Directed by: Robin Swicord
Runtime: 1hr, 46mins
Drama
R

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Jason O'Mara






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