JASON BOURNE Action, Thriller
It’s been 10 years since Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) walked away from the agency that trained him to become a deadly weapon. Hoping to draw him out of the shadows, CIA director Robert Dewey assigns hacker and counterinsurgency expert Heather Lee to find him. Lee suspects that former operative Nicky Parsons is also looking for him. As she begins tracking the duo, Bourne finds himself back in action battling a sinister network that utilizes terror and technology to maintain unchecked power.
Director: Paul Greengrass Cast: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander,
Vincent Cassel, Julia Stiles, Riz Ahmed, Ato Essandoh, Scott Shepherd, Bill Camp
GENIUS Biography, Drama
A stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between the world-renowned book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and the larger-than-life literary giant Thomas Wolfe.
Director: Michael Grandage Cast: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce, Dominic West
FREE STATE OF JONES Action, Biography, Drama
In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.
Director: Gary Ross Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali
NOBODY’S DIED LAUGHING Documentary
“The story of a Legendary Man, from an Extraordinary Country with the Phenomenal Power of Laughter.” This is a documentary about Pieter-Dirk Uys, one of South Africa’s most prolific writers, satirists and activists.
Director: Willem Oelofsen Cast: Pieter-Dirk Uys,
Eric Abraham, F.W. de Klerk, Sophia Loren, Janet Suzman, Desmond Tutu, Thoko Ntshinga, Zolani Mahola
GHOSTBUSTERS Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Ghostbusters makes a long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take on this supernatural comedy.
Director: Paul Feig Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Charles Dance, Sigourney Weaver, Michael K. Williams, Neil Casey
NERVE Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Industrious high school senior Vee Delmonico (Emma Roberts) is tired of living life on the sidelines. Pressured by her friends, Vee decides to join Nerve, a popular online game that challenges players to accept a series of dares. It’s not long before the adrenaline-fueled competition requires her to perform increasingly dangerous stunts. When Nerve begins to take a sinister turn, Vee finds herself in a high-stakes finale that will ultimately determine her entire future.
Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman Cast: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen), his wife Leslie and their six children live deep in the wilderness of Washington state. Isolated from society, Ben and Leslie devote their existence to raising their kids — educating them to think critically, training them to be physically fit and athletic, guiding them in the wild without technology and demonstrating the beauty of co-existing with nature. When Leslie dies suddenly, Ben must take his sheltered offspring into the outside world for the first time.
Director: Matt Ross Cast: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler