MEGAN LEAVEY Biography, Drama, War
The true life story of Megan Leavey, a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with a military combat dog saved many lives during her deployment in Iraq. Assigned to clean up the K-9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey starts to identify with Rex, a particularly aggressive dog that she trains. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex complete more than 100 missions until an improvised explosive device injures both, putting their fates in jeopardy.
Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Cast: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton
THE MAN WITH THE IRON HEART
Action, Biography, Thriller
1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis, are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reich-protector Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the SS, the Gestapo, and the architect of the “Final Solution”.
Director: Cédric Jimenez Cast: Rosamund Pike, Jack O’Connell, Noah Jupe, Jason Clarke
THE FOREIGNER Action, Crime, Drama
The story of humble London businessman Quan (Chan), whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fuelled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. In his relentless search for the identity of the terrorists, Quan is forced into a cat- and-mouse conflict with a Irish government official (Brosnan), whose own past may hold clues to the identities of the elusive killers.
Director: Martin Campbell Cast: Jackie Chan, Katie Leung, Rufus Jones, Pierce Brosnan
WONDER Drama, Family
The incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.
Director: Stephen Chbosky Cast: Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson
FATHER FIGURES Comedy
Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
Director: Lawrence Sher Cast: Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, Glenn Close, Ving Rhames, Terry Bradshaw, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Harry Shearer, Christopher Walken
PITCH PERFECT 3 Comedy, Music
After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren’t job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.
Director: Trish Sie Cast: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Hailee Steinfeld, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, Elizabeth Banks
THE BOLD TYPE Season 1 Drama
The series is inspired by the life of Cosmopolitan editor in chief, Joanna Coles. The show is a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women’s magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to flatter any body type.
Creator: Sarah Watson Cast: Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Samuel Page, Melora Hardin, Matt Ward, Nikohl Boosheri
OUTLANDER Season 3 Drama, Fantasy, Romance
The season picks up in 1948, a pregnant Claire moves to Boston with Frank. Their relationship is tense, and she struggles to adjust to her new life as a housewife. She gives birth to Jamie’s daughter. In 1746, Jamie and Rupert have survived the Battle of Culloden, but Jamie’s wounds are grave. They are caught by redcoats, and Rupert is executed. Just as Jamie’s turn comes, he is recognised by Lord Melton, the elder brother of the boy – John Grey – whose life Jamie spared before Prestonpans. Bound by honour, Melton sends Jamie home to Broch Tuarach, expecting him to die en route.
Creator: Ronald D. Moore Cast: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix