THE FAVOURITE Biography, Drama, History
In the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead, while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Cast: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
HOLMES AND WATSON Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. It seems like an open-and-shut case as all signs point to Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and longtime nemesis of the crime-solving duo. When new twists and clues begin to emerge, the world’s greatest sleuth and his trusted assistant must now use their legendary wits and ingenious methods to catch the killer before the queen becomes the next victim.
Director: Etan Cohen Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes
THE UPSIDE Comedy, Drama
A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him.
Director: Neil Burger Cast: Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, Aja Naomi King
GRACE AND GRAVITY Drama
John Palmer, an American Christian on a work assignment in the UK, stumbles across Chris Arnold, a British atheist who is about to end his life by leaping from a bridge. John’s attempts to share his faith are fiercely rejected by Chris, a quick-witted and sarcastic Brit who knows the Bible better then he does. John realizes that it will take more than words to save Chris’s life. Grace and Gravity mixes quirky humor and riveting drama to convey ideas about authentic faith and friendship.
Director: Andrew Walkington Cast: Bruce Marchiano, Richard Brimblecombe
TYLER PERRY: MADEA FUNERAL Comedy
A joyous reunion in small-town Georgia turns into an unexpected nightmare when Madea, Joe, Aunt Bam and other family members gather for an anniversary party that turns out to be a sham. Instead of fun and relaxation, Madea and the gang soon find themselves attending an elaborate funeral that doesn’t quite go according to plan.
Director: Tyler Perry Cast: Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis,
Patrice Lovely, Rome Flynn, Courtney Burrell, Mike Tyson
THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART
Animation, Action, Adventure
The battle to defeat the invaders and restore harmony to the LEGO universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a galaxy filled with fantastic planets, strange characters and catchy new songs. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.
Director: Mike Mitchell Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Tiffany Haddish, Maya Rudolph
BATMAN VS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Animation, Action, Adventure
Gotham City reaching new levels of danger when Shredder joins forces with Ra’s al Ghul to enact a nefarious plan – leading to the team-up of the Dark Knight and the Turtles to combat the combined might of the Foot Clan and League of Assassins.
Director: Jake Castorena Cast: Troy Baker, Eric Bauza
BILLIONS Season 3 Drama
The season finds Chuck Rhoades and Bobby Axelrod in a world that has shifted on its axis. Both men are still determined to destroy the other, but must also battle for their own survival amid new forces and powerful enemies as money, power, justice and revenge are all on the line!
Creators: Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Andrew Ross Sorkin Cast: Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile