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October 21

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

  • Paramount Pictures

(2016)

rated-PG13   –   Action | Adventure | Crime | Mystery | Thriller

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Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

Summary: Jack Reacher returns to the headquarters of his old unit, only to find out he’s now accused of a 16-year-old homicide.

Director:

Edward Zwick

Stars:

Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Danika Yarosh, Ninja N. Devoe

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Ouija: Origin of Evil

  • Universal Pictures

(2016)

rated-PG13   –   Horror | Thriller

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In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by a merciless spirit, the family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Summary: Sequel to the 2014 horror film Ouija.

Director:

Mike Flanagan

Stars:

Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Doug Jones, Kate Siegel

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

  • Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

(2016)

rated-PG13   –   Action | Comedy

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A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.

Summary: An ordinary suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses (Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot) – their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors – especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. “Jones” are covert operatives.

Director:

Greg Mottola

Stars:

Gal Gadot, Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm

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Boo! A Madea Halloween

  • Lionsgate

(2016)

rated-PG13   –   Comedy | Drama | Horror

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Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Summary: Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Director:

Tyler Perry

Stars:

Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Yousef Erakat

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American Pastoral

  • Lionsgate

(2016)

rated-R   –   Crime | Drama

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In 1968, a hardworking man, who’s been a staple in his quaint community for years, watches his seemingly perfect middle class life fall apart as his daughter’s new radical political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.

Summary: Seymour “Swede” Levov (Ewan McGregor), a once legendary high school athlete, is now a successful businessman married to Dawn (Jennifer Connelly), a former beauty queen. But turmoil brews beneath the polished veneer of Swede’s life. When his beloved teenage daughter, Merry (Dakota Fanning), disappears after being accused of committing a violent act, Swede dedicates himself to finding her and reuniting his family. What he discovers shakes him to the core, forcing him to look beneath the surface and confront the chaos that is shaping the world around him.

Director:

Ewan McGregor

Stars:

Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Connelly, Ewan McGregor, Uzo Aduba

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31

  • Saban Films

(2016)

rated-R   –   Horror | Thriller

Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.

Summary: Five carnival workers who are kidnapped the night before Halloween and held hostage in a large compound. At the mercy of their captors, they are forced to play a twisted game or life or death called 31. For the next 12 hours they must fight for their lives against an endless parade of homicidal maniacs

Director:

Rob Zombie

Stars:

Malcolm McDowell, Richard Brake, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Sheri Moon Zombie

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THE BUZZ: By now you know what to expect from a Rob Zombie movie, though he always finds a way to up the nihilism factor with every new project. It’s an approach that makes it increasingly challenging to get his vision out to a wide theatrical audience, but, as he done with his music, Zombie’s true savvy is knowing how to get his goods directly in the hands of his cult audience.

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Moonlight

  • A24

(2016)

rated-R   –   Drama

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A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Summary: Moonlight is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Director:

Barry Jenkins

Stars:

Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert

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“Like Brokeback Mountain a decade ago, Moonlight is a piece of art that will transform lives long after it leaves theaters”
The Playlist
Gregory Ellwood

 

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We Are X

  • Drafthouse Films

(2016)

rated-R   –   Documentary | Music

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A documentary film about the legendary Japanese rock band X JAPAN.

Summary: Under the enigmatic direction of drummer, pianist, composer, and producer Yoshiki, X Japan has sold over 30 million singles and albums combined — captivating such a wide range of admirers as Sir George Martin, KISS, Stan Lee, and even the Japanese Emperor — and pioneered a spectacle-driven style of visual rock, creating a one-­of­-a-kind cultural phenomenon. Chronicling the band’s exhilarating, tumultuous, and unimaginable history over the past three decades — persevering through personal, physical, and spiritual heartache — the film culminates with preparations for their breathtaking reunion concert at New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden. [Drafthouse Films]

Director:

Stephen Kijak

Stars:

Yoshiki, Toshi, Pata, Hiroshi Morie

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The Handmaiden

  • Amazon Studios

(2016)

  –   Drama | Romance

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A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.

Summary: 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Kim Tae-ri) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Kim Min-hee) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Jo Jin-woong). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count (Ha Jung-woo) to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.

Director:

Chan-wook Park

Stars:

Min-hee Kim, Kim Tae-ri, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo

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“Expectations are fully met in Park Chan-wook’s exquisitely filmed The Handmaiden (Agassi), an amusingly kinky erotic thriller and love story that brims with delicious surprises, making its two-and-a-half hours fly by.”
The Hollywood Reporter
Deborah Young
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I’m Not Ashamed

  • Pure Flix Entertainment

(2016)

rated-PG13   –   Biography | Drama

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Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott- the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting in 1999.

Summary: I’m Not Ashamed tells the real-life story of Rachel Joy Scott at Columbine High School. When her hopes and dreams seemed to end, God was just getting started. Based on Rachel’s honest and heartfelt journals, I’m Not Ashamed is a hope-filled reminder that when we put our lives in God’s hands, we can make a world of difference.

Director:

Brian Baugh

Stars:

Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton

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