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Wildlife (Teaser)

Wildlife (Teaser)

Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal star in actor Paul Dano’s critically-acclaimed directorial debut. Wildlife is an adaptation of Richard Ford’s eponymous novel, about a boy who witnesses his family fall apart after they move to Montana.

First Reformed (Trailer)

First Reformed (Trailer)

An ex-military chaplain with a tortured past is challenged further when he meets a radical environmentalist couple with a horrible secret. Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried star in this drama by writer and director Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Canyons).

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All the Money in the World (Trailer 2)

All the Money in the World (Trailer 2)

“Everything has a price. The great struggle in life is coming to grips with what that price is.” Nope, that’s not Frank Underwood. And it’s not Kevin Spacey as oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty anymore. Christopher Plummer replaced the fallen star in Ridley Scott’s reshot biopic.

Journey’s End (Trailer)

Journey’s End (Trailer)

The horror. The waste. An adaptation of R.C. Sherriff’s classic play, Journey’s End tells the tale of a British infantry company in World War I, waiting four days in a dugout for what they knew was a suicide mission against German troops.

Wonder Wheel (Trailer)

Wonder Wheel (Trailer)

Set in the 1950’s, Woody Allen’s latest film follows four people working in a Coney Island amusement park. The color grading is a bit too vibrant, but we’re still looking forward to it. Starring Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Jim Belushi and Juno Temple. Premieres 12/1/17.

All the Money in the World (Trailer)

All the Money in the World (Trailer)

From the late 50’s to the early 70’s, oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty was one of the richest men in the world. Like most rich men, he was frugal to a fault. In 1973, his then teenage grandson was kidnapped for ransom. Guess what J. Paul said.

A Ghost Story (Trailer)

A Ghost Story (Trailer)

After he dies, a loving husband turns into a ghost, unwilling to leave his and his wife’s home, ignoring the passage of time. Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara and writer-director David Lowery reunite for this “gently devastating” and criticallyacclaimed drama.

Three Billboards… (Trailer)

Three Billboards… (Trailer)

(PG-13) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a comedy drama starring Frances McDormand as a mother who is frustrated with the lack of progress in her daughter’s murder case. She puts up three billboards to rile things up. Directed by Martin McDonagh (In Bruges).

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Trlr 2)

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Trlr 2)

A new look at Guy Ritchie’s potentially bombastic take on the legend of King Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) and his life after he pulls the fabled sword from the stone and must reclaim the throne from the evil Vortigern (Jude Law), who stole his father’s crown.

Cracked Screen: A Snapchat Story

Cracked Screen: A Snapchat Story

(PG-13) A woman’s life unravels over Snapchat. Shot on the app itself, Trim Lamba’s powerful short is as innovative as it is timely. It’s easy to shine a spotlight on yourself these days, but you’ll quickly find out that there are many reasons why folks tune in.

The Ticket (Trailer)

The Ticket (Trailer)

A blind man’s faith and family keep him happy and content. One day the tumor that’s been causing his vision loss miraculously shrinks. But his newfound independence and confidence opens up his world in both good and bad ways.

Silence (Trailer)

Silence (Trailer)

Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson play 17th century Portuguese priests trying to spread their faith in Japan in Martin Scorsese’s epic adaptation of the critically-acclaimed eponymous novel by Shusaku Endo.

Paterson (Trailer)

Paterson (Trailer)

“I go through trillions of molecules that move aside and make way for me. While on both sides, trillions more stay where they are.” In this drama about nothing, Adam Driver plays Paterson, who loves to write poems but is content with his life as a bus driver.

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Hacksaw Ridge (Trailer)

Hacksaw Ridge (Trailer)

Andrew Garfield plays American World War II hero Desmond Doss, a medic who refused to bear arms because of his faith and principles. He received the Medal of Honor for saving dozens of his fellow soldiers in Okinawa. Directed by Mel Gibson.

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (Teaser)

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (Teaser)

“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.

The Family Fang (Trailer)

The Family Fang (Trailer)

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.

Louder Than Bombs (Trailer)

Louder Than Bombs (Trailer)

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.

The Light Between Oceans (Trailer)

The Light Between Oceans (Trailer)

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander play an infertile couple in the 1920s living on their own in an island off the coast of Australia. One day a boat carrying a baby and a dead man washes up on their shore. A drama based on ML Stedman’s eponymous novel.

The Invitation (Trailer)

The Invitation (Trailer)

Will and his girlfriend Kira attend a lavish dinner party hosted by his ex-wife Eden. It’s supposed to be a reunion among old friends, but between the new faces, the creepy house and the hosts themselves, it’s apparent that something else is afoot in The Invitation.

Demolition (Trailer)

Demolition (Trailer)

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).

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Trumbo (Trailer)

Trumbo (Trailer)

Bryan Cranston plays writer and activist Dalton Trumbo. A hugely successful screenwriter in the late 1930s, Trumbo’s life and career were nearly ruined when movie studios banished him because of his Communist ties.

What Cheer?

What Cheer?

(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.

Sicario (Trailer)

Sicario (Trailer)

In Sicario (“hitman”), an FBI agent who’s assigned to an anti-drug task force realizes that things are not what they seem when she finds out that one of her teammates is a mercenary. Starring Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro.

99 Homes (Trailer)

99 Homes (Trailer)

“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.

The End of the Tour (Trailer)

The End of the Tour (Trailer)

Jason Segel is the late David Foster Wallace in this adaptation of David Lipsky’s book about his road trip with Wallace. The book is mainly a transcript of their conversations, and Wallace spoke like he wrote: funny, earnest and humane.

True Detective Season 2 (Teaser 2)

True Detective Season 2 (Teaser 2)

“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.

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