What a Wonderful Family!
Twenty years after making his last comedy film, Yamada Yoji returns with the 49th installment in the “Tora-san” series about a romantically inept traveling merchant. In this movie, an aging couple surprises their three grown children with news of their divorce. Opened May 19.
This sequel to “Days of Future Past” returns to 1973, and this time the gifted youngsters have to battle an ancient and powerful mutant (Oscar Isaac), who is set on (what else) destroying humanity. Also stars Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, J.Law, and Rose Byrne. Opened May 19.
In the second installment of the phenomenally successful “Beijing Meets Seattle” franchise, the two leads Tang Wei and Wu Xiubo reprise their roles as star-crossed lovers—but this time they live in Los Angeles and Macau, respectively. Will they or won’t they get together in the end? They probably will, but certainly not without some high-flying skyline porn. The Boy
Old tropes die hard for a reason, and that reason is that people will never not be freaked out by three things: dolls that come to life, mysterious messages on the wall written in blood, and deadpan British children. Horror veteran William Brent Bell (“Stay Alive,” “The Devil Inside”) directs this thriller starring Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”) as a nanny to an English family’s porcelain doll, which goes, inevitably, from weird to murderous.