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NEW MOVIE: Bad Times at the El Royale

Release date:October 12, 2018 Studio:20th Century Fox Director:Drew Goddard MPAA Rating:R (for strong violence, language, some drug content and brief nudity) Screenwriter:Drew Goddard Starring:Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Bridges, Cailee Spaeny, Russell Crowe, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Lewis Pullman Genre:Drama, Action Plot Summary: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a…

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NEW MOVIE: Beautiful Boy

RELEASE DATE:October 12, 2018 STUDIO:Amazon Studios DIRECTOR:Felix van Groeningen MPAA RATING:R (for drug content throughout, language, and brief sexual material) SCREENWRITERS:Felix van Groeningen, Luke Davis STARRING:Steve Carell, Amy Ryan GENRE:Drama Plot Summary: Steve Carell and Amy Ryan are teaming up again for the upcoming addiction drama “Beautiful Boy.” Based on the critically-acclaimed…

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NEW MOVIE: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

RELEASE DATE:October 12, 2018 STUDIO:Columbia Pictures (Sony) DIRECTOR:Ari Sandel MPAA RATING:PG (for scary creature action and images, some thematic elements, rude humor and language) SCREENWRITER:Darren Lemke STARRING:Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ken Jeong, Chris Parnell, Madison Iseman, Ben O’Brien, Caleel Harris, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Ryan Lee, Odeya Rush GENRE:Fantasy, Horror, Family Plot Summary: Slappy is back to wreak more havoc this…

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NEW MOVIE: Apostle

RELEASE DATE:October 12, 2018 STUDIO:Netflix DIRECTOR:Gareth Evans MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITER:Gareth Evans STARRING:Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, Bill Milner, Kristine Froseth, Paul Higgins, Michael Sheen GENRE:Thriller, Action Plot Summary: London, 1905. Prodigal son Thomas Richardson (Dan Stevens) has returned home, only to learn that his sister is being held for ransom by a religious cult. Determined…

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NEW MOVIE: The Oath

RELEASE DATE:October 12, 2018 STUDIO:Roadside Attractions DIRECTOR:Ike Barinholtz MPAA RATING:R (for language throughout, violence and some drug use) SCREENWRITER:Ike Barinholtz STARRING:Ike Barinholtz, Tiffany Haddish, John Cho, Carrie Brownstein, Billy Magnussen, Meredith Hagner, Nora Dunn, Jon Barinholtz, Chris Ellis GENRE:Thriller, Comedy Plot Summary: The film is set in a politically-divided America where citizens have to take an oath of loyalty….

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NEW MOVIE: First Man

RELEASE DATE:October 12, 2018 STUDIO:Universal Pictures DIRECTOR:Damien Chazelle MPAA RATING:PG-13 (for some thematic content involving peril, and brief strong language) SCREENWRITER:Josh Singer STARRING:Ryan Gosling, Corey Stoll, Kyle Chandler, Jon Bernthal, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Patrick Fugit, Ciaran Hinds, Ethan Embry, Shea Whigham, Pablo Schreiber GENRE:Drama, Biography Plot Summary: Based on the authorized biography “First Man: A Life Of Neil A….

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NEW MOVIE: 22 July

RELEASE DATE:October 10, 2018 STUDIO:Netflix DIRECTOR:Paul Greengrass MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Paul Greengrass, Åsne Seierstad STARRING:Hang Tran, Thorbjørn Harr, Anders Danielsen Lie, Jon Øigarden, Lars Arentz-Hansen GENRE:Drama Plot Summary: Based on the true story of the aftermath of Norway’s deadliest terrorist attack. On 22 July 2011, 77 people were killed when a far-right extremist detonated a car…

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‘Supergirl’ Movie May Be Set In ’70s And Feature Brainiac As Main Villain

While Warner Bros. has not greenlit a new Superman movie, the studio has reportedly shifted its focus on a “Supergirl” movie. Now new updates on the project have emerged, revealing the possible main villain and the setting. According to SuperBroMovies’ Daniel RPK, Brainiac is set to antagonize the titular character in…

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New Movie: The Happytime Murders

Release date:August 24, 2018 Studio:STXfilms Director:Brian Henson MPAA Rating:Rated R for strong crude and sexual content and language throughout, and some drug material. Screenwriter:Todd Berger Starring:Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale, Elizabeth Banks Genre:Comedy, Action Plot Summary: No Sesame. All Street. “The Happytime Murders” is a filthy comedy set in the seedy underbelly of…

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Coming Soon: Operation Finale

Release date:August 29, 2018 Studio:MGM Director:N/A MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for disturbing thematic content and related violent images, and for some language) Screenwriter:Matthew Orton Starring:Ben Kingsley, Oscar Isaac Genre:Drama Plot Summary: Ben Kingsley will play Nazi Adolf Eichmann. The drama is about the hunt and capture of the Nazi war criminal in Argentina…

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New Movie: The After Party

Release date:August 24, 2018 Studio:Netflix Director:Ian Edelman MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriter:N/A Starring:Kyle Harvey, Harrison Holzer, Shelley Hennig, Teyana Taylor, Jordan Rock, Amin Joseph, Andy Buckley, Blair Underwood, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, DJ Khaled, Ski Mask the Slump God, Pusha T, Tee Grizzley, Young M.A Genre:Drama, Comedy, Music Plot Summary: When an aspiring rapper goes viral for all the wrong reasons, he thinks his career is over. But…

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New Movie: Papillon

Release date:August 24, 2018 Studio:Bleecker Street Director:Michael Noer MPAA Rating:R (for violence including bloody images, language, nudity, and some sexual material) Screenwriter:Aaron Guzikowski Starring:Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Roland Moller, Yorick van Wageningen, Tommy Flanagan, Eve Hewson Genre:Drama Plot Summary: Based on the international best-selling autobiographic books “Papillon” and “Banco”, the film follows the epic story…

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Coming Soon: S.M.A.R.T. Chase

Release date:August 31, 2018 Studio:Universal Pictures Content Group Director:Charles Martin MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriter:Kevin Bernhardt Starring:Orlando Bloom, Jing Tian, Leonard Wu, Cao Kefan, Liu Enyou, Hannah Quinlivan, Simon Yam, Lynn Hung Genre:Drama, Crime, Suspense Plot Summary: “S.M.A.R.T. Chase” A washed-up private security agent has to escort a valuable Chinese antique out of Shanghai but is ambushed en route. Share

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Coming Soon: Destination Wedding

Release date:August 31, 2018 (LA/NY) Studio:Regatta Director:Victor Levin MPAA Rating:R (for language throughout and sexual content) Screenwriter:Victor Levin Starring:Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Genre:Comedy, Romance Plot Summary: “Destination Wedding” tells the story of two miserable and unpleasant wedding guests, both pariahs at this affair, who develop a mutual affection despite themselves. But to…

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Coming Soon: Kin

Release date:August 31, 2018 Studio:Summit Entertainment (Lionsgate) Directors:Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for gun violence and intense action, suggestive material, language, thematic elements and drinking) Screenwriters:Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker, Daniel Casey Starring:Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, James Franco, Zoe Kravitz, Dennis Quaid Genre:Action, Sci-Fi Plot Summary: “Kin,” a pulse-pounding crime thriller with a sci-fi twist, is the story…

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New Movie: Searching

Release date:August 24, 2018 (limited; wide: Aug. 31) Studio:Screen Gems (Sony) Director:Aneesh Chaganty MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for thematic content, some drug and sexual references, and for language) Screenwriters:Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian Starring:John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La Genre:Thriller Plot Summary: After David Kim (John Cho)’s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is…

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New Movie: An L.A. Minute

Release date:August 24, 2018 Studio:Strand Director:Daniel Adams MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriters:Daniel Adams, Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman Starring:Gabriel Byrne, Kiersey Clemons Genre:Comedy Plot Summary: Ted Gold (Gabriel Byrne) is a mega-rich, mega-famous, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and blockbuster movie producer. Problem is, overwhelming success has turned him into a mega-hack, and he knows it. His misery…

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Coming Soon: Big Brother

Release date:August 31, 2018 Studio:Well Go USA Director:Ka-Wai Kam MPAA Rating:N/A Screenwriter:Tai-lee Chan Starring:Donnie Yen, Joe Chen, Kang Yu Genre:Drama, Action Plot Summary: Donnie Yen stars in the film as a seasoned former soldier recruited for his toughest mission yet – teaching a class of teen delinquents. As he kicks his way into…

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New Movie: The Bookshop

Release date:August 24, 2018 Studio:Greenwich Director:Isabel Coixet MPAA Rating:PG (for some thematic elements, language, and brief smoking) Screenwriter:Isabel Coixet Starring:Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson Genre:Drama Plot Summary: Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel of the same name; “The Bookshop” is set in 1959, Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), a free spirited widow, puts…

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Posts Biggest Debut For Romantic Comedy In 3 Years On Box Office

Crazy Rich Asians have struck gold at the North American box office with a record-setting $25.3 million (£19.8 million) weekend launch. The movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling book of the same name is already the first major Hollywood production to boast an almost all-Asian line-up in 25 years, since 1993’s…

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