New Releases: 4-25-2017
Here’s that little film that caused the big scene at the Academy Awards:
LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
Rated PG-13 for some language.
The next installment in the blockbuster franchise follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Rated R for strong bloody violence, and some sexuality.
Rated R for strong violence, and for language.
MEAN DREAMS follows courageous local farm boy Jonas (Josh Wiggins) and the new girl next door, Casey (Sophie Nélisse), as they embark on a journey that will change their lives forever. When Casey’s abusive home life reaches a new level of danger, Jonas takes the lead in their escape by stealing a bag full of drug money from Casey’s corrupt father, local cop Wayne Caraway (Golden Globe®-nominee Bill Paxton). With the stolen cash as their only means to a better life, Casey flees with Jonas and together, under relentless pursuit from her father, they learn the hard truth of what it will take in order to survive.
Rated R for some violence and language.
Humanity has been all but destroyed by a fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating “hungries.” Only a small group of children seems immune to its effects. At an army base in rural England, these unique children are being studied and subjected to cruel experiments. When the base falls, one little girl escapes and must discover what she is, ultimately deciding both her own future and that of the human race.
Rated R for disturbing violence/bloody images, and for language.
Veronica (Sandra Oh) and Ashley (Anne Heche) were good friends in college, but now find themselves in very different walks of life. Veronica has become the entitled, wine-loving wife of a rich businessman, while Ashley, along with her lover Lisa (Alicia Silverstone), struggles to make ends meet as an artist. When they bump into each other at a fancy cocktail party, what starts as a friendly conversation quickly turns caustic before erupting into a vicious, bloody fight that will change both of their lives forever.
On a romantic getaway to Iceland, a young American couple wake up one morning to discover every person on earth has disappeared. Their struggle to survive and to reconcile the mysterious event.
When his mother dies of a heroin overdose, 17-year-old Joshua “J” Cody moves in with his estranged relatives in a Southern California beach town. Heading up their petty crime dynasty is J’s manipulative grandmother, Janine “Smurf” Cody, whose iron-fisted, velvet-gloved tough love controls her four sons: adopted right-hand man Barry “Baz;” intense, mentally disturbed Pope; tough, hyperactive Craig; and troubled “baby,” Deran. As J copes with losing his mom, aggressive rivalry between his uncles, and a helpful high school teacher, his new family incites more danger, excitement and trouble than he’s ever known.