April 2018: New Releases
April 3, 2018
- Father Figures (R)Helms and Wilson play Peter and Kyle Reynolds, two brothers whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out to find their real father, learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.
- Insidious: The Last Key (PG-13)The creative minds behind the hit Insidious trilogy return for Insidious: The Last Key. In the supernatural thriller, which welcomes back franchise standout Lin Shaye as Dr. Elise Rainier, the brilliant parapsychologist faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet: in her own family home.
- Beast of Burden (R)The skies over the border of the United States and Mexico can be as dangerous and unforgiving as the desert below. Sean Haggerty (Daniel Radcliffe) has flown a route between the two countries many times with a secret cargo of heroin for a Mexican cartel. But tonight Sean isn't just a drug mule - he's a DEA informant with a stolen cartel laptop. Sean knows that his survival depends on sticking to his plan. FLY his plane. DROP his cargo. LAND his plane. RUN home to his wife. One more flight and the DEA gets what they want - a roadmap to take down the biggest cartel in Mexico. One more flight and Sean gets what he wants - witness protection and lifesaving surgery for his ailing wife. FLY. DROP. LAND. RUN. His plan is sound... until it isn't. Sean's wife, Jen, (Grace Gummer) is kidnapped by the cartel and the only way she makes it through the night is if Sean ditches his deal with the DEA. He's forced to fight for his life, and Jen's, all from the cockpit of his plane.
- Ouija 4 (Not Rated)A mysterious woman offers three friends a large sum of money to complete the final stages of her deceased son's digital Ouija board game and launch it thereafter. With their business struggling the trio readily accepts, but then a series of horrifying events unfold.
- 13 Reasons Why: Season One (Not Rated)Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) returns home from high school to discover a box of cassette tapes, recorded by Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford), his classmate and secret crush, who died by suicide only two weeks before. Hannah's tapes reveal the 13 reasons that led to her untimely death, and the people she felt were responsible. This begins an emotional journey of suspense and heartbreak to uncover the mystery behind Hannah's tragic end. Based on the best-selling mystery by author Jay Asher and executive produced by Oscar winner Tom McCarthy, Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Yorkey and Selena Gomez, Kristel Laiblin, Mandy Teefey, and Anonymous Content's Steve Golin, Joy Gorman Wettels and Michael Sugar, this powerful drama also features Kate Walsh, Christian Navarro, Alisha Boe and Brandon Flynn.
- A Place in Hell (Not Rated)Set on a Halloween fright farm in the New Jersey countryside, this psychological thriller follows Nicole Hart and a group of film students as they shoot a Horror movie for their final grade. Meanwhile, Detective John McInnis struggles to find redemption while consumed by his 5-year obsession to catch a notorious serial killer. When a winter storm blankets the countryside, and the killer seeks refuge, the students quickly realize they are not alone. While facing his inner demons, McInnis could be their only hope.
- The Chamber (Not Rated)A special ops unit commandeers a commercial research vessel and its submersible to locate a mysterious item at the bottom of the Yellow Sea, off the coast of North Korea. When an explosion causes the sub to take on water, the crew begins to understand that not all of them will escape and a fight for survival ensues.
- Masterpiece: The Child in Time (Not Rated)Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kelly Macdonald, The Child in Time is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen, based on the award-winning novel by Ian McEwan and adapted by Stephen Butchard. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores a marriage devastated, the loss of childhood, the fluidity of time, grief, hope, and acceptance.
- Darker Shades of Elise (Not Rated)Elise is a bored housewife with no passion in her marriage to a wealthy businessman. She meets Felix, a charming photographer, who lures her into a steamy affair. Felix awakens in Elise erotic feelings she has not experienced before. He persuades her to explore her sexuality by sleeping with a variety of men. As they experiment sexually, Elise's confidence grows and her husband, fearing he might lose her, reignites the passion in their marriage. Felix becomes jealous when Elise tries to end the affair, and threatens to blackmail her with secretly recorded sex tapes of her experiences. Elise faces losing everything in this tale of love, fantasy and obsession.
- Dominion: The Last Star Warrior (Not Rated)In just FIVE days the world we know will change forever with devastating results. Jaelen an observer from another planet searches to find and rescue the human woman he fell in love with before it all happens. Robert Casey a retired US Intelligence agent turned UFO investigator races to discover what the yet to be known DOMINION has in store for the Human race.
- Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery (Not Rated)In the small resort town of Lighthouse Cove, everyone knows that the best man for the job is a woman. And that woman is Shannon Hughes, owner of a construction company and an expert in Victorian home restoration and renovation. Through her renovations, she will find clues to uncover the house's secret past and in turn become an unlikely sleuth to help crack these unsolved mysteries.
- Hell's Kitty (Not Rated)Aspiring screenwriter Nick's love life is jeopardized by his hellacious and demonic possessed cat named Angel. Even Nick's best friend and neighbor, Adam, (movie extra and slacker) is convinced that Angel needs to be exorcised. But Nick adores his cat and defends her despite all the obvious ominous warnings.
- The Second Coming of Christ (Not Rated)The Second Coming of Christ is an upcoming film about an atheist female scientist who, at the end of times, discovers that true Faith can bring miracles. Diana Angelson stars as Dr. Beatrix Cera, a famous entomologist hired by New World Genetics Corporation, the leader in genetically engineered foods, to research the causes and effects of dying crops. Her findings indicate that after years of experimenting with food, nature has taken its toll and deadly mutations occurred within crops. The pollinators, mainly the honeybees, have spread these mutations to the entire plant kingdom, which means a slow, but total extinction. Desperately trying to defy God by creating an "immortal gene" in Bees, Beatrix finds herself in an urgent struggle between evil and good.
- Tokyo Ghoul: The Movie (Not Rated)Riddled with gripping fight scenes and tasteful gore, this adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul brings the popular manga series to life like never before.
Ken Kaneki's only chance for survival is an organ donation that turns him into a ghoul-human hybrid. Confused and alone, he finds sanctuary at Anteiku--a cafe run by the people he once considered monsters. When the innocent members of this ghoul safe house are threatened by humanity's taste for vengeance, Kaneki will risk life and limb to protect the very world that changed his own.
April 10, 2018
- Molly's Game (R)MOLLY'S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.
- All the Money in the World (R)ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.
- Braven (R)Jason Momoa takes no prisoners in this intense action-thriller. When Joe (Momoa) and his father (Stephen Lang) arrive at their remote hunting cabin, they're hoping for a quiet weekend. What they find is a stash of heroin, hidden in the cabin by drug traffickers. When the criminals suddenly descend upon the cabin, Joe and his father must make a kill-or-be-killed stand for survival.
- Gone are the Days (R)Danny Trejo, Lance Henriksen, and Tom Berenger headline this epic Western saga of a fading gunman's quest for justice. Seeing his days are growing short, Taylon (Henriksen) rises from his deathbed, puts on his spurs, and hits the trail in search of redemption. He crosses the desert to a gold-rush town, where he finds his estranged daughter working in a brothel. But to earn her freedom, he must confront the town's vengeful sheriff (Berenger)--who has an old score with Taylon to settle.
- Phantom Thread (R)Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.
- Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (R)Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay finds Amanda Waller's top secret "Task Force X" - Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, Killer Frost, Captain Boomerang, Harley Quinn and Copperhead - on a mission to retrieve a mystical object so powerful that they're willing to risk their own lives to steal it. But the Suicide Squad isn't the only group of villains seeking to possess the object. The race is on for the golden prize... and, to stay alive, second place isn't an option.
- Outlander: Season 3 (Not Rated)The third season of Outlander picks up right after Claire travels through the stones to return to her life in 1948. Now pregnant, she struggles with the fallout of her sudden reappearance and its effect on her marriage to her first husband, Frank. Meanwhile, in the 18th century, Jamie suffers from the aftermath of his doomed last stand at the historic battle of Culloden, as well as the loss of Claire. As the years pass, Jamie and Claire attempt to make a life apart from one another, each haunted by the memory of their lost love. The budding possibility that Claire can return to Jamie in the past breathes new hope into Claire's heart ... as well as new doubt. Separated by continents and centuries, Claire and Jamie must find their way back to each other. As always, adversity, mystery and adventure await them on the path to reunion. And the question remains: when they find each other, will they be the same people who parted at the standing stones, all those years ago?
- Curvature (Not Rated)Helen Phillips is a young engineer struggling with the heartbreak of the recent suicide of her husband on the cusp of his greatest professional triumph--a time machine prototype shrouded in secrecy. Helen's grieving is interrupted when she wakes up one morning, disheveled and panicked, her memory damaged. The phone rings and a voice, sounding uncannily like her own, warns that she's in danger. Soon Helen is on the run from unknown pursuers while she follows a trail of clues she seems to have left for her to find. She quickly realizes that she has actually traveled thirty-six hours back in time, but why?
- Pinocchio (PG)Reimagined for a new generation and bursting with songs, color, laughter, and thrills, this witty, wondrous version of the classic family adventure includes new chapters you've never imagined. Carved by a lonely woodcutter longing for a real son, playful Pinocchio is eager to do good and become human--but keeps getting distracted from his quest. Constantly captured by con men, creatures, and constables, he finds rescue courtesy of the helpful souls who recognize the wooden puppet's kind heart.
- Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas (PG)Tad travels to Las Vegas to attend archaeologist Sara Lavroff's presentation of her latest discovery - the papyrus that show the existence of the Necklace of Midas, the mythical King who turned everything he touched into gold. But this happy reunion will be clouded when an evil rich man kidnaps Sara in order to find the talisman and get infinite wealth. Along with his friends, Tad will have the use his wit to rescue Sara on a trip around the world, where he will meet new friends... and new villains!
April 17, 2018
- The Commuter (PG-13)In this action-packed thriller, Liam Neeson plays an insurance salesman, Michael, on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on his train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding and is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy. One that carries life and death stakes for himself and his fellow passengers.
- The Post (PG-13)A thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post's Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers - and their very freedom - to help bring long-buried truths to light.
- Firelight (Not Rated)The incarcerated girls and young women come from troubled - often violent - backgrounds. The film illustrates how many of the young women achieve salvation through joining an elite band of volunteers tasked with battling forest fires, building hiking trails in remote areas and assisting during natural disasters.
- Consumed (Not Rated)Political thriller set in the world of GMO's (Genetically Modified Organisms). It follows a single mother who goes on a journey to uncover the cause of her son's mysterious illness. Interwoven are the stories of a CEO grappling with his son's autism, an organic farmer in danger of losing his farm, and two scientists on the brink of a major discovery.
- Have a Little Faith (Not Rated)Mitch Albom has a pretty great life. Then two men come into his life, and he realizes something's missing. Albom witnesses first-hand how these two very different men not only live life but celebrate it. They believe there's a divine spark in all of us - and that a single person can make a big difference in others' lives, as long as they have a little faith.
- Honor Up (R)STATE PROPERTY producer Damon Dash and executive producer Kanye West present this epic, explosive crime saga that stars rappers Cam'ron, Murda Mook, Blackface, and Smoke DZA. Dash stars as OG, a drug lord's lieutenant struggling to maintain the code of honor -- protect the family -- within his unruly crew after a Harlem shootout. Also featuring Nicholas Turturro and Stacey Dash, this film reveals a deadly underworld where beats pound as bullets fly, and even outlaws must live by the code.
- The Tribes of Palos Verdes (R)When the Mason family moves to idyllic Palos Verdes, Calif., the father, Phil, loves it but the mother, Sandy, feels out of place among the fake tans and tennis skirts. Phil and Sandy's daughter, Medina, is a loner and outcast at school, while her charismatic brother, Jim, is effortlessly popular. When Medina and Jim take up surfing, they must prove their right to share the waves with the tough Bayboys gang that monopolizes their stretch of beach.
- True to the Game (R)True To the Game, which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, is a tumultuous love story set in the late 1980s centering around the lives of protagonists Gena, a young girl from Philly thrown into the rapid streets of Harlem, New York, and Quadir, a slick talking native New Yorker on a rise to street stardom. Young and in love, the pair ultimately risk it all to stay "true to the game".
- 4/20 Massacre (Not Rated)'420' has become synonymous with marijuana culture, with April 20th now dedicated as 'The Official Holiday' for weed enthusiasts. And now, this new holiday gets its very first themed slasher, with the gore filled 4/20 MASSACRE!
Over 4/20 weekend, five young women have decided to celebrate their friend's birthday by taking a camping trip to a secluded part of a nearby national park. However, their fun is quickly snubbed out when they stumble upon an illegal marijuana grow operation hidden in the greenery and protected by a bloodthirsty maniac. Will they survive or will they perish in search of the ultimate high?
- Mohawk (Not Rated)After one member of her tribe sets an American camp ablaze, a young Mohawk warrior finds herself pursued by a contingent of military renegades set on revenge. Fleeing deep into the woods they call home, Oak and Calvin, along with their British companion Joshua, must now fight back against the bloodthirsty Col. Holt and his soldiers. They must use every resource that the forest can offer.
- The Nanny (Not Rated)A dark fantasy tale that follows a mysterious nanny put in charge of an inquisitive young girl, Noa, and her little brother, Michael. When Noa becomes suspicious that her new nanny, played by Jaime Murray, could very well be an evil faerie from a dark underworld she pleads her case to anyone that will listen. As Noa seeks answers in hopes to reveal the true identity of her eerie caretaker she finds the truth is much more twisted than she could have ever imagined.
- Sheep & Wolves (PG)In a magical faraway land lives a flock of carefree sheep whose pastoral and stress-free life is interrupted when a pack of wolves sets up camp in the nearby ravine. In accordance with ancient traditions, the retiring wolfpack leader, Magra, announces that his future successor must prove his right to lead by driving the flock of sheep out of their home. When the powerful and bloodthirsty Ragear steps forward, the only wolf brave enough to challenge him is Grey, the pack's favorite, but a hopeless goof ball. To become a leader and win back the love of his life, Grey goes off into the woods, where he discovers a camp of Gypsy rabbits. The fortune-teller rabbit Mami gives him a magical "transmutation potion." Grey drinks the potion and goes back to the wolves' den, but finds out upon arrival that he has been transformed into... a ram.
April 24, 2018
- The Maze Runner: The Death Cure (PG-13)In the epic finale to the Maze Runner saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.
- Den of Thieves (R)A Los Angeles crime saga in the vein of "Heat", DEN OF THIEVES follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles.
- Paddington 2 (PG)Following the worldwide hit "Paddington," one of the most successful family films of all time, this much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington (Ben Whishaw) happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes.
While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.
- Hostiles (R)Set in 1892, HOSTILES tells the story of a legendary Army captain (Christian Bale) who, after stern resistance, reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. Making the harrowing and perilous journey from Fort Berringer, an isolated Army outpost in New Mexico, to the grasslands of Montana, the former rivals encounter a young widow (Rosamund Pike) whose family was murdered on the plains. Together, they must join forces to overcome the punishing landscape, hostile Comanche, and vicious outliers that they encounter along the way.
- Forever My Girl (PG)Forever My Girl tells the story of country music super-star Liam Page (Alex Roe) who left his bride, Josie (Jessica Rothe), at the altar choosing fame and fortune instead. However, Liam never got over Josie, his one true love, nor did he ever forget his Southern roots in the small community where he was born and raised. When he unexpectedly returns to his hometown for the funeral of his high school best friend, Liam is suddenly faced with the consequences of all that he left behind.
- Dear Dictator (Not Rated)When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge with his pen pal, a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and teaches her how to start a revolution and overthrow the "mean girls" in her high school.
- Backstabbing for Beginners (R)Based on a true story, this gripping and timely thriller follows an idealistic UN employee (Theo James) as he investigates the grisly murder of his predecessor and uncovers a vast global conspiracy that may even involve his own boss (Oscar(R) winner Ben Kingsley).
- Bomb City (Not Rated)Winter 1997. Amarillo, Texas. Brian Deneke is known for his green mohawk and undying passion for punk music. He throws punk shows with his friends at a rundown venue known as "Bomb City." And Brian, along with many of his fellow "punks," refuses to conform to the conservative culture that surrounds them. Their radical appearances stir social intolerance within the community, particularly with Cody Cates, a high school jock who assimilates to a pack known as "white-hatters." After losing a football game, Cody and a few other white-hatters have an altercation with several of the punks. This conflict ignites a series of hostile encounters between the two groups, climaxing one evening with a horrific, violent street fight. The night would soon become notorious for being one of the most controversial hate crimes in modern American culture. Based on a true story.
- E-19 Virus (Not Rated)Three teens are taken in by Scientist who injects them with an experimental drug. The teens experience extra abilities after the injection. They become stronger, faster and have the ability to move from place to place without ever touching the ground. There is one chance to deliver 2 bottles of vaccine to a safe house 5 miles away from the lab. They have until nightfall to do it.
- My Friend Dahmer (R)Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the Midwest United States between 1978 and 1991 before being captured and incarcerated. He would become one of America's most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story. Jeff Dahmer (Disney Channel's Ross Lynch) is an awkward teenager struggling to make it through high school with a family life in ruins. He collects roadkill, fixates on a neighborhood jogger (Vincent Kartheiser, "Mad Men"), and copes with his unstable mother (Anne Heche) and well-intentioned father (Dallas Roberts). He begins to act out at school, and his goofball antics win over a group of band-nerds who form The Dahmer Fan Club, headed by Derf Backderf (Alex Wolff, "Patriots Day"). But this camaraderie can't mask his growing depravity. Approaching graduation, Jeff spirals further out of control, inching ever closer to madness.
- The Strange Ones (R)The film follows two travelers - a man and a boy (David Call and Tobias Campbell) - whose car has broken down, and who stumble upon a small roadside motel, where a girl (Merritt Wever) offers to help them. At first all seems normal, but an unseen tension begins to mount between the three of them, leading to a startling discovery. Mysterious and evocative, THE STRANGE ONES serves to strip away the ordinary situation it presents in order to offer a brief glimpse of a complicated, dangerous, and secret world lurking beneath the surface.