13 HOURS: SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI
Action, Drama, History
Based on the book 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi. On Sept. 11, 2012, Islamic militants attack the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, killing Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and Sean Smith, an officer for the Foreign Service. Stationed less than one mile away are members (James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini) of the Annex Security Team, former soldiers assigned to protect operatives and diplomats in the city. As the assault rages on, the six men engage the combatants in a fierce firefight to save the lives of the remaining Americans.
Director: Michael Bay Cast: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale, David Denman, Dominic Fumusa, Max Martini, Alexia Barlier, Toby Stephens, David Giuntoli
THE BIG SHORT Biography, Comedy, Drama
When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything.
Director: Adam McKay Cast: Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock, Margot Robbie, Melissa Leo, John Magaro, Jeremy Strong
STAR TREK: BEYOND Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A surprise attack in outer space forces the Enterprise to crash-land on a mysterious world. The assault came from Krall (Idris Elba), a lizard-like dictator who derives his energy by sucking the life out of his victims. Krall needs an ancient and valuable artifact that’s aboard the badly damaged starship. Left stranded in a rugged wilderness, Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the rest of the crew must now battle a deadly alien race while trying to find a way off their hostile planet.
Director: Justin Lin Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Idris Elba, Ashley Edner, Sofia Boutella, Sofia Boutella
THE BFG Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers – Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg – bring this Dahl’s classic to life. Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.
Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall, Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement, Rafe Spall, Adam Godley, Olafur Darri Olafsson
DADDY’S HOME Comedy, Family
Brad Whitaker is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his life is turned upside down when their freewheeling, freeloading biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns…
Director: Sean Anders Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church, Hannibal Buress
OUR KIND OF TRAITOR Crime, Thriller
Based on John le Carré’s best-selling spy novel – While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry and Gail, befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima, who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia. When Dima asks for their help to deliver classified information to the British Secret Services, Perry and Gail get caught in a dangerous world of international espionage and dirty politics. The couple is propelled on a perilous journey through Paris and Bern, a safe house in the French Alps, to the murky corners of the City of London and an alliance with the British Government via a ruthless and determined MI6 agent.
Director: Susanna White Cast: Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis, Naomie Harris, Alicia von Rittberg, Jeremy Northam, Mark Gatiss, Mark Stanley
SUICIDE SQUAD Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Figuring they’re all expendable, a U.S. intelligence officer decides to assemble a team of dangerous, incarcerated supervillains for a top-secret mission. Now armed with government weapons, Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Captain Boomerang, Killer Croc and other despicable inmates must learn to work together. Dubbed Task Force X, the criminals unite to battle a mysterious and powerful entity, while the diabolical Joker (Jared Leto) launches an evil agenda of his own.
Director: David Ayer Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Cara Delevingne, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje