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LUCY

89 min | R
Director Luc Besson (TAKEN 2), known for some of the most memorable and tough female action heroes on screen, delivers another female action-thriller starring Scarlett Johansson and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman. This action packed flick follows a woman living in a world run by the mob, street gangs, drug addicts and corrupt cops. Accidentally caught in a dark drug deal, Lucy turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

 

Directed By
Luc Besson

Written By
Luc Besson

Language
English

Cast Includes
Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton

Official Site
www.lucymovie.com

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HERCULES

98 min | PG13
Dwayne Johnson stars in Brett Ratner’s gritty take on one of the most epic action heroes of the ages, HERCULES. Hercules has his life as a sword-for-hire tested as he leads a band of mercenaries to help end a bloody civil war in the land of Thrace and return the rightful king to his throne. A tormented soul from birth, Hercules has the strength of a God but feels the suffering of a man as unimaginable villains test his mythical power. The man and the myth himself must help the King of Thrace and his daughter to defeat a tyrannical warlord.

 

Directed By
Brett Ratner

Written By
Ryan Condal, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Steve Moore

Language
English

Cast Includes
Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane

Official Site
www.mightyhercules.com

" THE GRAND SEDUCTION "

THE GRAND SEDUCTION

PG-13  |  1 hour 52 minutes

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A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract in THE GRAND SEDUCTION, starring Brendan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin The Grand Seduction.

Directed By

Don McKellar

Written By

Michael Dowse, Ken Scott

Cast

Brendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch

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PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE

93 min | PG
In the follow-up to last summer’s hit animated adventure PLANES, Dusty joins forces with veteran fire-and-rescue helicopter Blade Ranger to protect historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfires. The elite crew – including spirited air tanker Dipper, heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers – shift into high gear as they fearlessly battle a massive wildfire and teach Dusty what it takes to become a true hero. Voices include Dane Cook, Oscar nominee Ed Harris, Modern Family’s Julie Bowen, Wes Studi (AVATAR) and Captain Dale Dye (SAVING PRIVATE RYAN).

 

Directed By
Roberts Gannaway

Written By
Jeffrey M. Howard

Language
English

Cast Includes
Dane Cook, Julie Bowen, Ed Harris

Official Site
movies.disney.com/planes-fire-and-rescue

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THE PURGE: ANARCHY

113 min | R
From writer/director James DeMonaco and powerhouse production duo Michael Bay and Brad Fuller comes the sequel to the inventive hit horror-thriller about a night where all crime is legal and all emergency services are closed down for 12 hours. THE PURGE: ANARCHY follows a couple on the street after their car breaks down, a man intent on seeking revenge on his son’s killer, and a mother/daughter duo fleeing their attacked house as they band together in an attempt to survive this year’s purge.

 

Directed By
James DeMonaco

Written By
James DeMonaco

Language
English

Cast Includes
Zach Gilford, Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez

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A HARD DAY’S NIGHT – 50th Anniversary

92 min | NR
Just one month after their popularity exploded in the U.S., John, Paul, George, and Ringo began working on a project that would bring their revolutionary talent to the big screen. The bandmates play wily, exuberant versions of themselves, capturing the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever. Directed with raucous, anything-goes verve by Richard Lester and featuring a slew of iconic pop anthems, A HARD DAY’S NIGHT reinvented the movie musical and exerted an incalculable influence on the music video, is one of the most deliriously entertaining movies of all time.

 

Directed By
Richard Lester

Written By
Alun Owen

Language
English

Cast Includes
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Official Site
janusfilms.com/harddaysnight/

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SEX TAPE

105 min | R
Starring Jason Segel (FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL) and Cameron Diaz (BAD TEACHER), SEX TAPE follows the story of Annie and Jay, a couple who, after ten years and two kids, are doing their best to rekindle the passion from the intense romantic connection they once felt. In the hopes of sparking that fire again, they decide to make a sex tape of themselves. But when they discover that their most private video is no longer private, Annie and Jay must race to reclaim their video or risk putting their reputations in jeopardy in this hilarious movie about a movie they don’t want you to see.

 

Directed By
Jake Kasdan

Written By
Kate Angelo

Language
English

Cast Includes
Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz, Rob Corddry

Official Site
sextape-movie.tumblr.com/

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DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

130 min | PG13
From director Matt Reeves comes the highly-anticipated sequel to RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. Starring Andy Serkis, Oscar nominee Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke (ZERO DARK THIRTY), and Keri Russell, this sci-fi drama tells the story of a growing nation of genetically evolved apes that is threatened by a group of humans who survived the destructive virus unleashed a decade earlier. Both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

 

Directed By
Matt Reeves

Written By
Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver

Cast Includes
Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Judy Greer, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Official Site
www.dawnofapes.com

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BEGIN AGAIN

104 min | R
A soul-stirring comedy from the writer/director of acclaimed music film ONCE, BEGIN AGAIN explores what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Songwriter Gretta (Keira Knightley) is left reeling after her long-time boyfriend (Adam Levine) lands a major record deal and leaves her behind. Her world takes a turn for the better when a disgraced record-label exec (Mark Ruffalo) sees her performing in a small club and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. From this chance encounter emerges an enchanting portrait of a mutually transformative collaboration, set to the soundtrack of a summer in New York City.

 

Directed By
John Carney

Written By
John Carney

Language
English

Cast Includes
Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld

Official Site
beginagainfilm.com/

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TAMMY

96 min | R
Ben Falcone makes his feature debut directing BRIDESMAIDS’ Melissa McCarthy in the outrageously funny summer comedy TAMMY. After losing her job, totaling her car, and walking in on her cheating husband all in one day, Tammy hits the road with her grandma Pearl and heads toward Niagara Falls. Written by Falcone and McCarthy and produced by Will Farrell, the film also features Allison Janney (JUNO), Dan Aykroyd, Oscar nominee Toni Collette (LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE), Mark Duplass (The League), Kathy Bates, and Oscar winner Susan Sarandon in a hilarious turn as Tammy’s profane grandmother.

 

Directed By
Ben Falcone

Written By
Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone

Language
English

Cast Includes
Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon

Official Site
http://tammymovie.com