“It’s sort of weird, being honored for the worst day of your life.” Billy Lynn and a handful of other American soldiers are honored as war heroes after serving in Iraq. In the midst of the celebration, Billy looks back at his experiences. Ang Lee adapts Ben Fountain’s satirical novel.
Jason Bateman directs and stars with Nicole Kidman in this adaptation of Kevin Wilson’s novel. A couple became famous in the ’70s for pulling bizarre pranks, which often included their kids. Now they’ve gone missing, and their offspring don’t know if it’s another prank or not.
Two years after a famous war photographer dies in a car accident, a retrospective of her work forces her husband and sons to confront their loss once more, especially the fact that her death was not as simple as it seems.
A rich banker is devastated by his wife’s sudden passing. Utterly broken, he ends up airing his heartache in a complaint letter to a vending machine company. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club).
(PG-13 language) A talented composer is hounded by a phantom marching band after his beloved wife’s death. Matthew Goldenberg and Michael Slavens’ short is a vivid expression of inner turmoil and the loss of a loved one.
“America doesn’t bail out the losers.” Andrew Garfield plays a struggling breadwinner who gets evicted from his house. To survive, he ends up working for the corrupt broker that evicted him, played by Michael Shannon. Drops 9/25/15.
“Sometimes your worst self is your best self.” Everyone sounds like Rust Cohle in the new teaser for the second season of HBO’s True Detective. Don’t let us down Vince Vaughn. Vaguely Logical Proverbs premieres 6/15.
Woody Allen writes and directs a movie about a neurotic old __ who meets a young and beautiful __ who helps him overcome his __. Set in the lovely city of __ with a jazz score by __. Stuttering, misery, everyone else is wrong, bittersweet ending.
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in a drama. A zombie drama. Arnie plays a devoted father who stays by her daughter’s side as she turns into a mindless cannibal. Also starring Abigail Breslin (Zombieland, Little Miss Sunshine).
Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts play a couple who are having a midlife crisis. Their lives turn around when they befriend a young couple – Amanda Seyfried and Adam Driver – but their peers disapprove of their attempts to cling to youth.
From director Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) comes a drama about a robot child created specifically to learn, adapt and feel like a human being. Starring Dev Patel, Sharlto Copley, Sigourney Weaver and Hugh Jackman.