The summer movie season is here! Captain America, X- Men: Apocalypse and Nice Guys set us all up for what is yet to come. So whether you choose to checkout that indie movie you’ve 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.
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Stars: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell
Directed By: Jodie Foster
Synopsis: Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.
Our Two Cents: This actually looks good, give it a look.
Stars: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby
Directed By: Jacques Audiard
Synopsis: Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.
Our Two Cents: Audiard is an exceptional filmmaker, and always impresses.
Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller
Directed By: Ben Wheatley
Synopsis: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Our Two Cents: This is looks like the kind of dark, devious, dastardly film I’m anxious to see right now. Complex ideas about society and power crammed into one crazy story.
Kill Zone 2 (Limited)
Stars: Tony Jaa, Jing Wu, Simon Yam
Directed By: Pou-Soi Cheang
Synopsis: Undercover cop Kit (Wu Jing) becomes a junkie in order to catch Mr Hung (Louis Koo), the mastermind behind a crime syndicate.
Our Two Cents: Nice bracelet.
Love & Friendship (Limited)
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel
Directed By: Whit Stillman
Synopsis: Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws’ estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica — and herself too, naturally.
Our Two Cents: I’m always up for some Jane Austen.
Sunset Song (Limited)
Stars: Mark Bonnar, Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan
Directed By: Terence Davies
Synopsis: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Our Two Cents: If anything, it’s easy to see this film has wonderful cinematography.