All posts by |

INFINITELY POLAR BEAR

R  |  1 hour 28 minutes

Based on a true story, INFINITELY POLAR BEAR is a funny and heartbreaking portrait of the many unexpected ways in which parents and children save each other. After Cam Stuart (Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo) has a manic breakdown that lands him in a mental hospital, his wife Maggie (Zoe Saldana) and their two young daughters are forced to move into a cramped apartment in Cambridge. Broke, stressed, and overwhelmed, Maggie leaves for New York City to complete her MBA and build a better life for their daughters. With his wife away in New York, Cam quickly realizes that he’s in over his head.

Directed By

Maya Forbes

Written By

Maya Forbes

Cast

Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky

PIXELS

PG-13  |  1 hour 46 minutes

A summer blockbuster bringing together the best of classic arcade games PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Centipede, and Space Invaders, PIXELS stars Kevin James, Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, and Josh Gad as a team of old-school 80s arcade gamers who must now save the world for real. When intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper must call on his childhood best friends to save the world from being destroyed.

Directed By

Chris Columbus

Written By

Tim Herlihy, Timothy Dowling

Cast

Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad

SOUTHPAW

R  |  2 hours 3 minutes

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this story of tragedy, loss, and the painful road to redemption from director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY). Billy “The Great” Hope is the reigning Junior Middleweight Champion until a tragic accident sends him into a downward spiral. Billy’s fate is all but sealed until a washed up former boxer named agrees to rebuild Billy into a new man: agile, fearsome, and uncompromising in the ring while thoughtful, loving, and disciplined outside of it. As he works to rebuild his family and mount a professional comeback, Billy must face his demons head-on.

Directed By

Antoine Fuqua

Written By

Kurt Sutter

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker

UNEXPECTED

UNEXPECTED follows the unlikely friendship that develops between two expectant mothers: Samantha Abbott (Cobie Smulders), a dedicated and passionate teacher at an inner-city Chicago high school, and one of her most promising students, Jasmine (Gail Bean). As the women navigate their unexpected pregnancies and their ambitions for the future, they realize that they are each taking their own hilarious and heartbreaking journey into a new life where the challenges of motherhood, friendship, and identity will always impact each other in the most surprising and inspiring of ways.

Directed By

Kris Swanberg

Written By

Kris Swanberg, Megan Mercier

Cast

Cobie Smulders, Gail Bean, Elizabeth McGovern, Anderson Holm

PAPER TOWNS

PG-13  |  1 hour 49 minutes

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears, leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. Nat Wolff (THE FAULT IN OUR STARS) it-girl model Cara Delavigne lead the exciting young cast in this exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving.

Directed By

Jake Schreier

Written By

Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber; John Green (novel)

Cast

Nat Wolff, Cara Delevigne

THE VATICAN TAPES

PG-13  |  1 hour 30 minutes

THE VATICAN TAPES follows the ultimate battle between good and evil: God versus Satan. Angela Holmes is ordinary 27-year-old until she begins to have a devastating effect on anyone close, causing serious injury and death. Holmes is examined and possession is suspected, but when the Vatican is called upon to exorcise the demon, the possession proves to be an ancient satanic force more powerful than ever imagined. It’s all up to Father Lozano (Michael Peña, END OF WATCH) to wage war not just for Angela’s soul, but also for the world as we know it.

Directed By

Mark Neveldine

Written By

Christopher Borrelli

Cast

Michael Peña, Kathleen Robertson, Djimon Hounsou

ANT-MAN

The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of the Avengers to the big screen for the first time. Paul Rudd stars a Scott Lang, a master thief who must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, Lang must help Pym pull off a heist that will save the world. With stunning visuals and a cast featuring Michael Peña, Corey Stoll, and Bobby Cannavale, ANT-MAN is one of the most thrilling Marvel movies yet.

Directed By

Peyton Reed

Written By

Peyton Reed

Cast

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña

MR. HOLMES

MR HOLMES is a new twist on the story of the world’s most famous detective. After an aging Sherlock Holmes (Academy Award nominee Ian McKellen) returns from a journey to Japan, he now faces the end of his days in a remote seaside farmhouse. Tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Holmes grapples with the diminishing powers of his mind. He comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love before it’s too late.

Directed By

Bill Condon

Written By

Jeffrey Hatcher; Mitch Cullin (novel)

Cast

Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada

Language

English and Japanese with English subtitles

TRAINWRECK

Since she was a little girl, it’s been drilled into Amy’s (Schumer) head by her rascal of a dad (Colin Quinn) that monogamy isn’t realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo—enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment—but in actuality, she’s kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she’s writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners (Bill Hader), Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups, including this guy who really seems to like her, might be on to something.

Directed By

Judd Apatow

Written By

Judd Apatow

Cast

Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson

THE GALLOWS

Twenty years after an accident during a small town high school play results in death, students at the school resurrect the failed stage production in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy. But as the horrific footage in this thriller from the producers of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY and INSIDIOUS reveals, some things are better left alone.

Directed By

Travis Cluff, Chris Lofing

Written By

Travis Cluff, Chris Lofing

Cast

Cassidy Gifford, Ryan Shoos, Reese Mishler, Pfeifer Brown