|For No Good Reason
April has been often considered a low-key month before the on slot of summer movies. April was the one last chance studios had to slip in their smaller releases before the beginning of blockbuster season. Now April releases feel like a teaser for the summer movies to come, with quite a few larger and anticipated films on its roster. And this year it all begins with a little something from Marvel.
So, whether you choose to check out that indie you heard so much about or the latest big studio release, don’t forget to click on the movie title below to view the trailer. We want to make sure you know what you are getting into before you head to the theater.
– Myrna E. Duarte
Brick Mansions is directed by Camille Delamarre and written by Luc Besson and Bibi Naceri as a remake of their original film District B13. The film follows an undercover detective (Paul Walker) chasing a weapon of mass destruction that was stolen by a drug dealer in the ghetto known as Brick Mansions.
The Other Woman
The Other Woman is directed by Nick Cassavetes (My Sister’s Keeper, The Notebook) and written by Melissa Stack in her feature screenwriting debut. After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman (Cameron Diaz) tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife (Leslie Mann) he’s been cheating on, she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered (Kate Upton), all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing SOB.
The Quiet Ones
The Quiet Ones is directed by John Pogue (Quarantine 2: Terminal) from a script he wrote with Craig Rosenberg (The Uninvited) and Oren Moverman (Rampart, The Messenger). Inspired by true events, and based on the theory that paranormal activity is caused by human negative energy, the story follows a professor who uses some of his students to perform a series of tests on a young patient, pushing her to the edge of sanity.
Blue Ruin (Limited)
Blue Ruin is written and directed by the cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier, of the film Murder Party. A peaceful vagrant (Macon Blair) finds his quiet life upended by dreadful news and sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Since he is only an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Can Tom Hardy make driving in a car for an hour and a half compelling? Locke is written and directed by Steven Knight (director of Hummingbird and writer of Eastern Promises). Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) is an obsessive perfectionist, respected by his coworkers and loved by his bosses. He cherishes the bond he shares with his two sons and the unshakeable partnership he has developed with his wife; it’s an ideal existence built with painstaking care. But hours before the biggest day of his career, Locke receives a phone call that threatens to destroy the life he has worked so meticulously to create.For No Good Reason
A film celebrating the life and times of artist Ralph Steadman a prolific artist who in his 40 year career has produced thousands of groundbreaking and influential artworks, best known for his work with American author Hunter S. Thompson.
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