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PG-13 Com­edy | Drama | Ro­mance

A cel­e­brated mil­i­tary con­trac­tor re­turns to the site of his great­est ca­reer tri­umphs and re-con­nects with a long-ago love while un­ex­pect­edly fall­ing for the hard-charg­ing Air Force watch­dog as­signed to him. Di­rec­tor: Cameron Crowe Stars: Emma Stone, Rachel McA­dams, Bradley Cooper, John Krasin­ski

Avengers: Age of Ul­tron

PG-13 141 min Ac­tion | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller

When Tony Stark tries to jump-start a dor­mant peace­keep­ing pro­gram, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the vil­lain­ous Ul­tron from en­act­ing his ter­ri­ble plans. Di­rec­tor: Joss Whe­don Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruf­falo, Chris Hemsworth


R 115 min Com­edy | Drama

Life changes for Malcolm, a geek who’s sur­viv­ing life in a tough neigh­bor­hood, af­ter a chance in­vi­ta­tion to an un­der­ground party leads him and his friends into a Los An­ge­les adventure. Di­rec­tor: Rick Fa­muyiwa Stars: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Cle­mons, Kim­berly Elise


R Com­edy

Movie star Vin­cent Chase, to­gether with his boys Eric, Turtle, and Johnny, are back - and back in busi­ness with su­per agent-turned-stu­dio head Ari Gold. Di­rec­tor: Doug Ellin Stars: Adrian Gre­nier, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Con­nolly, Jerry Fer­rara

Ex Machina

R 108 min Drama | Sci-Fi

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world’s largest in­ter­net com­pany, wins a com­pe­ti­tion to spend a week at a pri­vate moun­tain re­treat be­long­ing to Nathan, the reclu­sive CEO of the com­pany. But when Caleb ar­rives at the re­mote lo­ca­tion he finds that he will have to par­tic­i­pate in a strange and fas­ci­nat­ing ex­per­i­ment in which he must in­ter­act with the world’s first true ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence, housed in the body of a beau­ti­ful ro­bot girl. Di­rec­tor: Alex Gar­land Stars: Ali­cia Vikan­der, Domh­nall Glee­son, Os­car Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno


PG 94 min An­i­ma­tion | Adventure | Com­edy | Fam­ily | Fan­tasy | Sci-Fi

When Oh, a love­able mis­fit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds him­self on the run from his own peo­ple, he forms an un­likely friend­ship with an ad­ven­tur­ous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own. Through a se­ries of comic ad­ven­tures with Tip, Oh comes to un­der­stand that be­ing dif­fer­ent and mak­ing mis­takes is all part of be­ing hu­man. And while he changes her planet and she changes his world, they dis­cover the true mean­ing of the word home. Di­rec­tor: Tim John­son Stars: Jim Par­sons, Ri­hanna, Steve Martin, Jen­nifer Lopez

In­fin­itely Po­lar Bear

R 90 min Com­edy | Drama

A manic-de­pres­sive mess of a fa­ther tries to win back his wife by at­tempt­ing to take full re­spon­si­bil­ity of their two young, spir­ited daugh­ters, who don’t make the over­whelm­ing task any eas­ier. Di­rec­tor: Maya Forbes Stars: Mark Ruf­falo, Zoe Sal­dana, Imo­gene Wolo­darsky, Ash­ley Aufder­heide

In­side Out

PG 94 min An­i­ma­tion | Com­edy | Drama | Fam­ily

Af­ter young Ri­ley is up­rooted from her Mid­west life and moved to San Fran­cisco, her emo­tions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Dis­gust and Sad­ness - con­flict on how best to nav­i­gate a new city, house and school. Di­rec­tors: Pete Doc­ter | Ron­aldo Del Car­men Stars: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling

In­sid­i­ous: Chap­ter 3

Cer­tifi­cate PG-13 97 min Hor­ror

A pre­quel set be­fore the haunt­ing of the Lam­bert fam­ily that re­veals how gifted psy­chic Elise Rainier reluc­tantly agrees to use her abil­ity to con­tact the dead in or­der to help a teenage girl who has been tar­geted by a dan­ger­ous su­per­nat­u­ral en­tity. Di­rec­tor: Leigh Whan­nell Stars: Der­mot Mul­roney, Stefanie Scott, An­gus Samp­son, Leigh Whan­nell

Juras­sic World

PG-13 124 min Ac­tion | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Twenty-two years af­ter the events of Juras­sic Park, Isla Nublar now fea­tures a fully func­tion­ing di­nosaur theme park, Juras­sic World, as orig­i­nally en­vi­sioned by John Ham­mond. Af­ter 10 years of op­er­a­tion and vis­i­tor rates de­clin­ing, in or­der to ful­fill a cor­po­rate man­date, a new at­trac­tion is cre­ated to re-spark vis­i­tor’s in­ter­est, which back­fires hor­ri­bly. Di­rec­tor: Colin Trevor­row Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dal­las Howard, Ty Simp­kins, Judy Greer

Lit­tle Boy

PG-13 100 min Com­edy | Drama | War

An eight-year-old boy is will­ing to do what­ever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his fa­ther home. The story re­veals the in­de­scrib­able love a fa­ther has for his lit­tle boy and the love a son has for his fa­ther. Di­rec­tor: Ale­jan­dro Monteverde Stars: Jakob Sal­vati, Emily Wat­son, David Hen­rie, Michael Ra­pa­port

Love & Mercy

PG-13 120 min Biog­ra­phy | Drama | Mu­sic

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wil­son strug­gles with emerg­ing psy­chosis as he at­tempts to craft his avant-garde pop mas­ter­piece. In the 1980s, he is a bro­ken, con­fused man un­der the 24-hour watch of shady ther­a­pist Dr. Eu­gene Landy. Di­rec­tor: Bill Pohlad Stars: El­iz­a­beth Banks, John Cu­sack, Paul Dano, Paul Gia­matti

Mad Max: Fury Road

R 120 min Ac­tion | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller

In a stark desert land­scape where hu­man­ity is bro­ken, two rebels just might be able to re­store or­der: Max, a man of ac­tion and of few words, and Fu­riosa, a woman of ac­tion who is look­ing to make it back to her child­hood home­land. Di­rec­tor: Ge­orge Miller Stars: Tom Hardy, Char­l­ize Theron, Ni­cholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz


PG-13 97 min Drama

Left heart­bro­ken by the woman he loved and lost many years ago, Man­gle­horn, an ec­cen­tric small-town lock­smith, tries to start his life over again with the help of a new friend. Di­rec­tor: David Gor­don Green Stars: Al Pa­cino, Holly Hunter, Har­mony Korine

Me and Earl and the Dy­ing Girl

PG-13 105 min Drama

High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time mak­ing par­o­dies of clas­sic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his out­look for­ever al­tered af­ter be­friend­ing a class­mate who has just been di­ag­nosed with cancer. Di­rec­tor: Al­fonso Gomez-Re­jon Stars: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Of­fer­man

Pitch Per­fect 2

PG-13 115 min Com­edy | Mu­sic

Af­ter a hu­mil­i­at­ing com­mand per­for­mance at Lin­coln Cen­ter, the Bar­den Bel­las en­ter an in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion that no Amer­i­can group has ever won in or­der to re­gain their sta­tus and right to per­form. Di­rec­tor: El­iz­a­beth Banks Stars: Anna Ken­drick, Rebel Wil­son, Hailee Ste­in­feld, Brit­tany Snow

San Andreas

PG-13 114 min Ac­tion | Drama | Thriller

In the af­ter­math of a mas­sive earth­quake in Cal­i­for­nia, a res­cue-chop­per pi­lot makes a dan­ger­ous jour­ney across the state in or­der to res­cue his es­tranged daugh­ter. Di­rec­tor: Brad Pey­ton Stars: Dwayne John­son, Alexan­dra Dad­dario, Carla Gugino, Colton Haynes

Set Fire to the Stars

97 min Biog­ra­phy | Drama

An as­pir­ing poet in 1950s New York has his or­dered world shaken when he em­barks on a week-long re­treat to save his hell rais­ing hero, Dylan Thomas. Di­rec­tor: Andy God­dard Stars: Eli­jah Wood, Celyn Jones, Kelly Reilly, Steven Mack­in­tosh


R 120 min Ac­tion | Com­edy

A desk-bound CIA an­a­lyst vol­un­teers to go un­der­cover to in­fil­trate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and pre­vent di­a­bol­i­cal global dis­as­ter. Di­rec­tor: Paul Feig Stars: Jude Law, Raad Rawi, Melissa McCarthy, Jessica Chaf­fin

The Gun­man

R 115 min Ac­tion | Crime | Drama | Mys­tery | Thriller

A sniper on a mer­ce­nary as­sas­si­na­tion team, kills the min­is­ter of mines of the Congo. Ter­rier’s suc­cess­ful kill shot forces him into hid­ing. Re­turn­ing to the Congo years later, he be­comes the tar­get of a hit squad him­self. A former Spe­cial Forces soldier (Sean Penn) who has PTSD tries to re­con­nect with his long­time lover, but must first go on the run across Europe to clear his name. Di­rec­tor: Pierre Morel Stars: Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jas­mine Trinca, Javier Bar­dem

The Last Five Years

94 min Com­edy | Drama | Mu­si­cal | Ro­mance

The Last 5 Years by Tony award win­ning com­poser and lyri­cist Ja­son Robert Brown is a mu­si­cal de­con­struc­tion of a love af­fair and a mar­riage tak­ing place over a five year pe­riod. Jamie Weller­stein is a young, tal­ented up and com­ing Jewish nov­el­ist who falls in love with Cathy Hi­att, a Shiksa God­dess strug­gling ac­tress. Their story is told al­most en­tirely through songs us­ing an in­ter­cut­ting time line de­vice; all of Cathy’s songs be­gin at the end of their mar­riage and move back­wards in time to the be­gin­ning of their love af­fair while Jamie’s songs start at the be­gin­ning of their af­fair and move for­ward to the end of their mar­riage. They meet in the cen­ter when Jamie pro­poses Di­rec­tor: Richard LaGrave­nese Stars: Anna Ken­drick, Jeremy Jor­dan, Natalie Knepp, Meg Hud­son


PG 130 min - Ac­tion

Bound by a shared des­tiny, a teen burst­ing with sci­en­tific cu­rios­ity and a former boy-ge­nius in­ven­tor em­bark on a mis­sion to un­earth the se­crets of a place some­where in time and space that ex­ists in their col­lec­tive mem­ory. Di­rec­tor: Brad Bird Stars: Ge­orge Clooney, Britt Robert­son, Hugh Laurie, Raf­fey Cas­sidy

True Story

R 100 min Drama | Mys­tery | Thriller

Jonah Hill plays Michael Finkel, a re­cently ter­mi­nated New York Times jour­nal­ist who’s strug­gling for work af­ter a story gone wrong. One day, he re­ceives a phone call from a man re­gard­ing an FBI Most Wanted in­di­vid­ual named Chris­tian Longo, who’s been cap­tured and claimed to be liv­ing as Finkel. Longo and Finkel meet and form a po­ten­tially mar­riage shat­ter­ing bond while Longo is in prison await­ing his trial. Finkel ex­changes jour­nal­ism tips for the real events be­hind Longo’s al­leged heinous acts of mur­der­ing his fam­ily. Through the twists and turns in the movie, only at the end will Finkel un­cover the True Story. Di­rec­tor: Ru­pert Goold Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felic­ity Jones, Ethan Su­plee

Un­fin­ished Busi­ness

R 91 min Com­edy

A hard-work­ing small busi­ness owner (Vince Vaughn) and his two as­so­ciates (Tom Wilkin­son, Dave Franco) travel to Europe to close the most im­por­tant deal of their lives. But what be­gan as a rou­tine busi­ness trip goes off the rails in ev­ery imag­in­able - and unimag­in­able - way, in­clud­ing un­planned stops at a mas­sive sex fetish event and a global eco­nomic sum­mit. Di­rec­tor: Ken Scott Stars: Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, Tom Wilkin­son, James Mars­den

What We Do in the Shad­ows

86 min Com­edy | Hor­ror

Fol­low the lives of Vi­ago (Taika Waititi), Dea­con (Jonathan Brugh), and Vladislav (Je­maine Cle­ment) - three flat­mates who are just try­ing to get by and over­come life’s ob­sta­cles-like be­ing im­mor­tal vam­pires who must feast on hu­man blood. Hun­dreds of years old, the vam­pires are find­ing that be­yond sun­light catas­tro­phes, hit­ting the main artery, and not be­ing able to get a sense of their wardrobe with­out a re­flec­tion-mod­ern so­ci­ety has them strug­gling with the mun­dane like pay­ing rent, keep­ing up with the chore wheel, try­ing to get into night­clubs, and over­com­ing flat­mate con­flicts Di­rec­tors: Je­maine Cle­ment | Taika Waititi Stars: Je­maine Cle­ment, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gon­za­lez-Macuer

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