CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE Action, Comedy, Crime
Bullied as a teen for being overweight, Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) shows up to his high school reunion looking fit and muscular. While there, he finds Calvin Joyner (Kevin Hart), a fast-talking accountant who misses his glory days as a popular athlete. Stone is now a lethal CIA agent who needs Calvin’s number skills to help him save the compromised U.S. spy satellite system. Together, the former classmates encounter shootouts, espionage and double-crosses while trying to prevent worldwide chaos.
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Jason Bateman, Aaron Paul, Ryan Hansen, Tim Griffin, Megan Park
BORN TO BE BLUE Biography, Drama, Music
Ethan Hawke lights up the screen as jazz legend Chet Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly reimagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. Creatively blending fact with fiction and driven by Hawke’s virtuoso performance, the film unfolds with all the stylistic brio and improvisatory genius of great jazz.
Director: Robert Budreau Cast: Ethan Hawke,
Carmen Ejogo, Callum Keith Rennie, Kevin Hanchard
LIGHTS OUT Horror, Thriller
When Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) left home, she thought that her childhood fears were behind her. As a young girl growing up, she was never really sure of what was real when the lights went out at night. Now, her little brother Martin (Gabriel Bateman) is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that jeopardized her safety and sanity. Holding a mysterious attachment to their mother (Maria Bello), a supernatural entity has returned with a vengeance to torment the entire family.
Director: David F. Sandberg Cast: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello
2 BROKE GIRLS Season 5 Comedy
Max, Caroline, and the diner crew rally together, when the city seeks to demolish the diner and cupcake window to build an I-MAX theater. Meanwhile, believing she is an expectant mother, Sophie takes many pregnancy tests.
Creators: Whitney Cummings, Michael Patrick King
Cast: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris,
Jonathan Kite, Matthew Moy, Jennifer Coolidge
BANSHEE Season 4 Action, Crime, Drama
After serving 15 years in prison for stealing diamonds from Ukrainian gangster Rabbit (Ben Cross), the unnamed protagonist (Antony Starr) travels to Banshee to find his heist accomplice and former lover, Anastasia (Ivana Miličević). He learns that she is now a married mother of two living under the assumed identity of Carrie Hopewell. When the incoming Sheriff is killed, he takes on his identity as Lucas Hood, becoming the town’s new Sheriff, using his own brand of unorthodox methods. Banshee sees Hood struggle with adapting to his new identity while dealing with the machinations of local crime lord Kai Proctor (Ulrich Thomsen), and remaining hidden from Rabbit.
Creators: David Schickler, Jonathan Tropper Cast: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic
THE NIGHT OF Season 1 Crime, Drama
This an eight-part limited series that delves into the intricate story of a fictitious murder case in New York City. The series follows the police investigation and legal proceedings, all the while examining the criminal justice system and the purgatory of Rikers Island, where the accused awaits his trial.
Creators: Richard Price, Steven Zaillian Cast: John Turturro, Riz Ahmed, Bill Camp, Peyman Moaadi, Michael K. Williams, Jeannie Berlin, Poorna Jagannathan, Amara Karan, Glenne Headly