Category: New-ish Releases

Jackie

    Release Date: December 2, 2016 Runtime: 100 minutes Rating: R Studio: Fox Searchlight Director: Pablo Larraín Cast: Natalie Portman; Peter Sarsgaard; Greta Gerwig; Billy Crudup; John Hurt; John Carroll Lynch; Max Casella Natalie Portman disappears into Camelot with her astonishing portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy in “Jackie.” Portman, director Pablo Larraín and screenwriter Noah

American Pastoral

    Release Date: October 28, 2016 Runtime: 126 minutes Rating: R Studio: Lionsgate Director: Ewan McGregor Cast: Ewan McGregor; Jennifer Connelly; Dakota Fanning; David Straithairn; Peter Riegert; Molly Parker; Uzo Aduba; Rupert Evans An “A” for effort for Ewan McGregor in his directorial debut. Boasting an impressive cast including McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning,

Elle

Screened at the New York Film Festival – October 15, 2016     Release Date: November 11, 2016 (US) Runtime: 130 minutes Rating: R Studio: Sony Pictures Classics Director: Paul Verhoeven Cast: Isabelle Huppert; Laurent Lafitte; Anne Consigny; Charles Berling; Virginie Efira; Judith Magre; Christian Berkel; Jonas Bloquet Paul Verhoeven’s first feature in 10 years

Sully

    Release Date: September 9, 2016 Runtime: 96 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Tom Hanks; Aaron Eckhart; Laura Linney; Mike O’Malley; Anna Gunn; Jamey Sheridan Hero worship doesn’t get much more blatant, or for that matter, more entertaining than “Sully,” Clint Eastwood’s dramatization of the Miracle on the Hudson

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

    Release Date: July 22, 2016 Runtime: 90 minutes Rating: R Studio: Fox Searchlight Director: Mandie Fletcher Cast: Jennifer Saunders; Joanna Lumley; Jane Horrocks; Julia Sawalha; June Whitfield; Chris Colfer; Celia Imrie; Kathy Burke This movie is a love letter to the fans, plain and simple. While it is possible to enjoy the madness

King Cobra

    Release Date: Screened April 18, 2016 – Tribeca Film Festival Runtime: 91 minutes Rating: Not Yet Rated (but let’s be real..it’ll be R) Studio: Yale Productions/SSS Entertainment/Digital Ignition Entertainment/RabbitBandini Productions Director: Justin Kelly Cast: James Franco; Garrett Clayton; Christian Slater; Molly Ringwald; Keegan Allen; Alicia Silverstone A movie as salacious and lurid as

Steve Jobs

    Release Date: October 23, 2015 Runtime: 122 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Danny Boyle Cast: Michael Fassbender; Kate Winslet; Jeff Daniels; Seth Rogen; Michael Stuhlbarg; Katherine Waterston I came away from this movie with a great big ‘eh.’ It’s typical Aaron Sorkin. By this, I mean lots of people shouting pithy

Black Mass

    Release Date: September 18, 2015 Runtime: 122 minutes Rating: R Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Scott Cooper Cast: Johnny Depp; Joel Edgerton; Benedict Cumberbatch; Dakota Johnson; Julianne Nicholson; Kevin Bacon; Peter Sarsgaard; Rory Cochrane; David Harbour; Adam Scott; Corey Stoll; Jesse Plemons Johnny Depp is a shoo-in for an Oscar nomination in what is

The Prince

    Release Date: August 22, 2014 Runtime: 93 minutes Rating: R Studio: Lionsgate Director: Brian A. Miller Cast: Jason Patric; Bruce Willis; John Cusack; Jessica Lowndes; Gia Mantegna; Rain; 50 Cent Do not be fooled into thinking this is a quality picture just because the names Jason Patric, Bruce Willis and John Cusack are

No Escape

    Release Date: August 26, 2015 Runtime: 103 minutes Rating: R Studio: The Weinstein Company Director: John Erick Dowdle Cast: Owen Wilson; Lake Bell; Pierce Brosnan; Claire Geare; Sterling Jerins; Sahajak Boonthanakit This is the kind of movie I feel like they don’t quite make anymore. “No Escape” is something that Charles Bronson or