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Trailers – Summary & Buzz: Film Openings  – 2017 –  August 18

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The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Poster

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

(2017)

Certificate R    –   Action | Comedy

54 Metascore
The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Director:

Patrick Hughes

Stars:

Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung

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Logan Lucky (2017) Poster

Logan Lucky

(2017)

Certificate PG-13    –   Comedy | Crime | Drama

77 Metascore
Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Stars:

Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Farrah Mackenzie

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Patti Cake$ (2017) Poster

Patti Cake$

(2017)

Certificate R    –   Drama

60 Metascore
PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.
Director:

Geremy Jasper

Stars:

Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay,Mamoudou Athie

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Gook (2017) Poster

Gook

(2017)

Certificate Unrated    –   Drama

64 Metascore
Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla, a street wise 11-year-old African American girl. Kamilla ditches school, Eli stresses about the store, and Daniel tries to have a good time. It’s just another typical day at the store until the Rodney King verdict is read and riots break out. With the chaos moving towards them, the trio is forced to defend the store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the true meaning of family.
Director:

Justin Chon

Stars:

Simone Baker, Justin Chon, Curtiss Cook Jr., David So

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Lemon (2017) Poster

Lemon

(2017)

   –   Comedy | Drama

65 Metascore
A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his girlfriend of 10 years.
Director:

Janicza Bravo

Stars:

Inger Tudor, Brett Gelman, Judy Greer, Michael Cera

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Marjorie Prime (2017) Poster

Marjorie Prime

(2017)

   –   Comedy | Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

79 Metascore
A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a man to come face-to-face with the younger version of his late father-in-law.
Director:

Michael Almereyda

Stars:

Jon Hamm, Geena Davis, Tim Robbins, Lois Smith

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Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (2016) Poster

Sidemen: Long Road to Glory

(2016)

   –   Documentary | Biography | History | Music

 
SIDEMEN – Long Road To Glory is an intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf sidemen. The film captures some of the last interviews and their final live performances together, before their deaths in 2011. The historic live shows are accompanied by performances and personal insights from many of the blues and rock stars these legendary sidemen inspired including; Bonnie Raitt, Gregg Allman, Derek Trucks, Shemekia Copeland, Robby Krieger, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Perry, Joe Bonamassa and Johnny Winter.
Director:

Scott D. Rosenbaum

Stars:

Marc Maron, Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin, Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith

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6 Days (2017) Poster

6 Days

(2017)

Certificate R    –   Action | Drama | History | Thriller

 
In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen the likes of.
Director:

Toa Fraser

Stars:

Abbie Cornish, Mark Strong, Jamie Bell, Emun Elliott

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The Adventurers (2017) Poster

The Adventurers

(2017)

   –   Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama

 
The world’s top thieves join forces to pull off the heist of a lifetime. But when they find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective, they’ll have to take their game to the next level.
Director:

Stephen Fung

Stars:

Jean Reno, Qi Shu, Andy Lau, Jingchu Zhang

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