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Trailers – Summary & Buzz: Film Openings USA – May 19

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May 19

Alien: Covenant (2017) Poster

Alien: Covenant

(2017)

Certificate R   –   Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller

67 Metascore
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
Director:

Ridley Scott

Stars:

Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

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THE BUZZ: Ridley Scott wants to put Prometheus haters in their place and through their paces with Alien: Covenant‘s hard-R gore and a story that leads right up to his original masterpiece. But the advance word is mixed as to whether this particular storyline is in the same league as the movie’s production design and violence.

 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017) Poster

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

(2017)

Certificate PG   –   Comedy | Family

47 Metascore
A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.
Director:

David Bowers

Stars:

Jason Drucker, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright

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THE BUZZ: Cher from Clueless (Alicia Silverstone) is now getting mom roles as the entire Heffley family has been rebooted in this fourth movie based on Jeff Kinney’s outrageously popular book series.

Everything, Everything (2017) Poster

Everything, Everything

(2017)

Certificate PG-13   –   Drama | Romance

A teenager who’s lived a sheltered life because she’s allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.
Director:

Stella Meghie

Stars:

Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera

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THE BUZZ: Nicola Yoon’s novel rallied YA readers. Can Stella Meghie do the same with movie-goers with her second outing as writer/director? Seems so, as the movie is shaping up to be a sleeper hit a la Gifted.

La comune (2016) Poster

The Commune / La comune

(2016)

  –   Drama

60 Metascore
A story about the clash between personal desires, solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 1970s.
Director:

Thomas Vinterberg

Stars:

Ulrich Thomsen, Fares Fares, Trine Dyrholm, Helene Reingaard Neumann

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THE BUZZ: Thomas Vinterberg, one of the finest contemporary writer/directors, follows up the Oscar-nominated The Hunt with an examination of life in an alternate society. If you wind up enjoying this film, consider seeking out Lukas Moodysson’s 2000 drama, Together.

Wakefield (2016) Poster

Wakefield

(2016)

Certificate R   –   Drama

55 Metascore
A man’s nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.
Director:

Robin Swicord

Stars:

Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Beverly D’Angelo, Jason O’Mara

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THE BUZZ: Writer/director Robin Swicord adapts E.L. Doctorow’s short story and gets into a dark suburban mindset with Bryan Cranston for her follow up to The Jane Austen Book Club.

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