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NEW MOVIE: The Rhythm Section

RELEASE DATE:January 31, 2020 STUDIO:Paramount Pictures DIRECTOR:Reed Morano MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITER:Mark Burnell STARRING:Blake Lively, Sterling K. Brown, Jude Law, Max Casella, Daniel Mays, Richard Brake, Raza Jaffrey, Tawfeek Barhom GENRE:Thriller Plot Summary: Blake Lively to star in the new female-driven international espionage thriller. “The Rhythm Section” is a contemporary adaptation of the first of British thriller writer Mark Burnell’s “Stephanie Patrick” series […]

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COMING SOON: The Lodge

RELEASE DATE:February 7, 2020 STUDIO:NEON DIRECTORS:Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Sergio Casci, Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala STARRING:Richard Armitage, Lia McHugh, Riley Keough, Jaeden Lieberher GENRE:Thriller, Suspense Plot Summary: “The Lodge” tells the story of a soon-to-be-stepmom snowed in with her fiance’s two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations finally begin to thaw between the trio, strange and frightening […]

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COMING SOON: Come to Daddy

RELEASE DATE:February 7, 2020 STUDIO:Saban Films DIRECTOR:Ant Timpson MPAA RATING:R SCREENWRITER:Toby Harvard STARRING:Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Martin Donovan, Michael Smiley, Simon Chin GENRE:Comedy, Horror Plot Summary: Norval Greenwood, a privileged man-child arrives at the beautiful and remote coastal cabin of his estranged father. He quickly discovers that not only is dad a jerk, but he also has a shady past […]

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NEW MOVIE: Gretel & Hansel

RELEASE DATE:January 31, 2020 STUDIO:Orion Pictures DIRECTOR:Osgood Perkins MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITER:Rob Hayes STARRING:Sophia Lillis GENRE:Horror Plot Summary: Another twist on the classic brothers Grimm tale, the film is set a long time ago in a distant fairytale countryside and will tell the tale of a young girl who leads her little brother into a dark […]

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NEW MOVIE:: Bloodshot

RELEASE DATE:February 21, 2020 STUDIO:Sony Pictures DIRECTOR:Dave Wilson MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Jeff Wadlow, Eric Heisserer STARRING:Vin Diesel, Eiza Gonzalez, Sam Heughan, Talulah Riley, Alex Hernandez, Toby Kebbell, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Lamorne Morris, Guy Pearce GENRE:Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure Plot Summary: Based on “Bloodshot,” the best-selling Valiant comic book character. “Bloodshot” first appeared in Valiant comic books in 1992 and quickly became one of the comic world’s most popular […]

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COMING SOON: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

RELEASE DATE:February 7, 2020 STUDIO:Disney+ DIRECTOR:Tom McCarthy MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Tom McCarthy, Stephan Pastis STARRING:Winslow Fegley, Ophelia Lovibond, Craig Robinson, Wallace Shawn GENRE:Comedy, Family Plot Summary: Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made follows the hilarious exploits of our quirky, deadpan hero, Timmy Failure, who, along with his 1,500-pound polar bear partner Total, operates Total Failure Inc., a Portland detective agency. An elementary […]

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NEW MOVIE: The Gentlemen

RELEASE DATE:January 24, 2020 STUDIO:STX Films DIRECTOR:Guy Ritchie MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Guy Ritchie, Marn Davies, Ivan Atkinson STARRING:Matthew McConaughey, Henry Golding, Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Grant, Lynn Renee GENRE:Comedy, Action Plot Summary: The Gentlemen (formerly titled Toff Guys) follows American expat Mickey Pearson (McConaughey) who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever […]

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NEW MOVIE: The Turning

RELEASE DATE:January 24, 2020 STUDIO:Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures DIRECTOR:Floria Sigismondiv MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Jade Bartlett, Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes STARRING:Finn Wolfhard, Mackenzie Davis, Brooklynn Prince, Joely Richardson GENRE:Thriller, Horror Plot Summary: Based on Henry James’s famous novella “The Turn of the Screw.” For more than 100 years, a deeply haunting tale has been passed down to terrify audiences. “The Turning” takes us […]

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COMING SOON: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

RELEASE DATE:February 7, 2020 STUDIO:Warner Bros. Pictures DIRECTOR:Cathy Yan MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITER:Christina Hodson STARRING:Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Ewan McGregor, Ella Jay Basco, Chris Messina, ali wong GENRE:Action Plot Summary: Cathy Yan has been chosen to direct Margot Robbie in the “Birds of Prey” film, that will feature Robbie’s Harley Quinn and a number of female DC characters, […]

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NEW MOVIE: Bad Boys for Life

RELEASE DATE:January 17, 2020 STUDIO:Columbia Pictures (Sony) DIRECTORS:Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITER:David Guggenheim STARRING:Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, DJ Khaled, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Jacob Scipio, Paola Nunez, Theresa Randle GENRE:Action, Adventure, Crime Plot Summary: The new installment centers on the Miami PD and its elite AMMO team’s attempt to take down Armando Armas (Jacob Scipio), head of a drug cartel. Armando […]

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NEW MOVIE: The Last Full Measure

RELEASE DATE:January 17, 2020 STUDIO:Roadside Attractions DIRECTOR:Todd Robinson MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITER:Todd Robinson STARRING:Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson, William Hurt, Bradley Whitford, Michael Imperioli, Linus Roache, Grant Gustin, Peter Fonda, Amy Madigan, LisaGay Hamilton, Robert Pine, Jeremy Irvine, Ethan Russell, Ser’Darius Blain, Zach Roerig, Cody Walker, Ed Harris, James Jagger, John Savage, Alison Sudol GENRE:Drama, Action Plot Summary: Based on the true story of a present-day cover-up investigation, “The Last Full Measure” follows young Pentagon […]

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NEW MOVIE: Dolittle

RELEASE DATE:January 17, 2020 STUDIO:Universal Pictures DIRECTOR:Stephen Gaghan MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Stephen Gaghan, Tom Shepherd STARRING:Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Emma Thompson, Tom Holland, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, Rami Malek, Octavia Spencer, Kumail Nanjiani, John Cena, Marion Cotillard, Carmen Ejogo, Craig Robinson, Frances de la Tour GENRE:Adventure Plot Summary: Robert Downey Jr. brings a signature new take on a very particular genius in the Untitled Doctor Dolittle Project, a […]

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NEW MOVIE: Three Christs

RELEASE DATE:January 10, 2020 STUDIO:IFC Films DIRECTOR:Jon Avnet MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Jon Avnet, Eric Nazarian STARRING:Richard Gere, Bradley Whitford, Peter Dinklage, Walton Goggins, Julianna Margulies, Kevin Pollak, Stephen Root, Jane Alexander GENRE:Drama, Comedy, Biography Plot Summary: Based on the case study Three Christs of Ypsilanti by psychologist Milton Rokeach, the film follows Dr. Alan Stone as he heads to Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan and begins a study […]

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NEW MOVIE: Like A Boss

RELEASE DATE:January 10, 2020 STUDIO:Paramount Pictures DIRECTOR:Miguel Arteta MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Sam Pitman, Adam Cole-Kelly STARRING:Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Coolidge, Ari Graynor, Billy Porter, Natasha Rothwell, Jessica St. Clair, Ashley Johnson, Jacob Lattimore, Jimmy O. Yang, Jacob Latimore, Karan Soni GENRE:Comedy Plot Summary: Best friends Mia and Mel (Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne) are living their best lives running their own cosmetics company they’ve built from […]

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NEW MOVIE: Underwater

RELEASE DATE:January 10, 2020 STUDIO:20th Century Fox DIRECTOR:William Eubank MPAA RATING:PG-13 (for sci-fi action and terror, and brief strong language) SCREENWRITER:William Eubank STARRING:Kristen Stewart, Jessica Henwick, T.J. Miller GENRE:Thriller, Action Plot Summary: A crew of underwater researchers must scramble to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory. Share

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NEW MOVIE: The Mitchells vs. The Machines

RELEASE DATE:January 10, 2020 STUDIO:Sony Pictures DIRECTORS:Mike Rianda, Jeff Rowe MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Mike Rianda, Jeff Rowe STARRING:N/A GENRE:Comedy, Animation Plot Summary: From producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller, The Mitchells are a dysfunctional but loving family whose road trip is interrupted by a tech uprising that threatens mankind: all around the world, the electronic devices people love–from phones, […]

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NEW MOVIE: Cowboy Ninja Viking

RELEASE DATE:December 31, 2019 STUDIO:Universal Pictures DIRECTOR:Michelle MacLaren MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese STARRING:Chris Pratt, Priyanka Chopra GENRE:Action, Adventure Plot Summary: Based on the comic book series “Cowboy Ninja Viking,” which is the brainchild of writer AJ Lieberman and artist Riley Rossmo. Begun as a miniseries and soon expanded to an ongoing title, the official solicitation for […]

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NEW MOVIE: Seberg

RELEASE DATE:January 3, 2020 STUDIO:Universal Pictures DIRECTOR:Benedict Andrews MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse STARRING:Kristen Stewart, Jack O’Connell, Anthony Mackie, Margaret Qualley, Colm Meaney, Zazie Beetz, Vince Vaughn, Yvan Attal, Stephen Root GENRE:Drama, Biography Plot Summary: The FBI’s surveillance program COINTELPRO begins to target actress Jean Seberg due to her associations with Hakim Jamal. Share

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NEW MOVIE: Scarface

RELEASE DATE:December 31, 2019 STUDIO:Universal Pictures DIRECTOR:Antoine Fuqua MPAA RATING:N/A SCREENWRITERS:Terence Winter, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen STARRING:N/A GENRE:Drama, Crime Plot Summary: An explosive reimagining of one of the most iconic sagas in film history. The first theatrical “Scarface” made it to theaters in 1932 from director Howard Hawks and told the story of an Irish immigrant’s rise to […]