BEN-HUR Action, Adventure, Drama
Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) loses everything after his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), now an officer in the Roman army, returns to Jerusalem and accuses the young prince of treason. Stripped of his title and separated from his wife (Nazanin Boniadi) and family, Ben-Hur must endure years of slavery on a galley at sea. When fate brings the estranged brothers to an epic and deadly chariot race, Ben-Hur finally gets the chance to exact vengeance on the man who destroyed his life.
Director: Timur Bekmambetov Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Ayelet Zurer, Pilou Asbæk
THE INFILTRATOR Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on a true story, Federal agent Robert “Bob” Mazur (Bryan Cranston) goes deep undercover to infiltrate Pablo Escobar’s drug trafficking scene plaguing the nation in 1986 by posing as slick, money-laundering businessman Bob Musella. Teamed with impulsive and streetwise fellow agent Emir Abreu (John Leguizamo) and rookie agent posing as his fiancé Kathy Ertz (Diane Kruger), Mazur befriends Escobar’s top lieutenant Roberto Alcaino (Benjamin Bratt). Navigating a vicious criminal network in which the slightest slip-up could cost him his life, Mazur risks it all building a case that leads to indictments of 85 drug lords and the corrupt bankers who cleaned their dirty money, along with the collapse of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, one of the largest money-laundering banks in the world.
Director: Brad Furman Cast: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger
BRIDGET JONES’ BABY Comedy, Romance
In the next chapter of the beloved heroine Bridget Jones, she finds herself unexpectedly expecting. Forty-something and single, Bridget decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. For once, she has everything completely under control. What could possibly go wrong? Then her love life takes a turn and Bridget meets a dashing American named Jack (Dempsey), the suitor who is everything Mr. Darcy is not. In an unlikely twist she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch…she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby’s father.
Director: Sharon Maguire Cast: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey,
Emma Thompson, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sarah Solemani, Sally Phillips
MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES
Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Mike and Dave Stangle are young, adventurous brothers who tend to get out of control. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the family insists they bring respectable dates. After placing an ad on Craigslist, the siblings decide to pick Tatiana and Alice, two charming and seemingly normal women. Once they arrive on the island, however, the brothers find out that their companions are ready to get wild and party hard.
Director: Jake Szymanski Cast: Zac Efron, Adam Devine, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Jake Szymanski, Sugar Lyn Beard, Stephen Root, Alice Wetterlund, Sam Richardson
BLAIR WITCH 2016 Horror, Thriller
A young man and his friends venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mystery surrounding his missing sister. Many believe her disappearance 17 years earlier is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when two locals act as guides through the dark and winding woods. As the night wears on, a visit from a menacing presence soon makes them realize that the legend is all too real, and more sinister than they could have ever imagined.
Director: Adam Wingard Cast: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid
IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE Action, Western
A mysterious drifter named Paul (Ethan Hawke) and his dog Abbie (Jumpy) make their way towards Mexico through the barren desert of the old west. In an attempt to shorten their journey they cut through the center of a large valley – landing themselves in the forgotten town of Denton – a place now dubbed by locals as a “valley of violence.” The once popular mining town is nearly abandoned, and controlled by a brash group of misfits and nitwits – chief among them, the seemingly untouchable, Gilly (Ransone) who is the troublemaking son of the town’s unforgiving Marshal (Travolta).
Director: Ti West Cast: Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, Taissa Farmiga, James Ransone