READY PLAYER ONE Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger.
Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
GRINGO Action, Comedy, Crime
An exhilarating mix of dark comedy, white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, Gringo joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth – or two steps ahead?
Director: Nash Edgerton Cast: Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, David Oyelowo
DAPHNE AND VELMA Action, Comedy, Crime
Best friends online, they only met when Daphne was transferred to Velma’s school Ridge Valley High, a tech-savvy institute with the latest gadgets provided by the school’s benefactor, billionaire Tobias Bloom. While competition is fierce among the students for a coveted internship at Bloom Innovative, Daphne and Velma dig beyond all the gadgets and tech to investigate what is causing some of the brightest students in school to disappear – only to emerge again in a zombie-fied state.
Director: Suzi Yoonessi Cast: Sarah Jeffery, Sarah Gilman, Vanessa Marano