Movies Released April 10, 2015

Friday, April 10

The Longest Ride

Based on the bestselling novel by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, The Longest Ride centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City’s art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple. Spanning generations and two intertwining love stories, The Longest Ride explores the challenges and infinite rewards of enduring love.
Scott Eastwood, George Tillman, Jr., Wyck Godfrey, Michael Weber, Jack Huston, Oona Chaplin, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda
Drama Romance
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Ex Machina

Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test—charging him with evaluating the capabilities, and ultimately the consciousness, of Nathan’s latest experiment in artificial intelligence. That experiment is Ava (Alicia Vikander), a breathtaking A.I. whose emotional intelligence proves more sophisticated––and more deceptive––than the two men could have imagined.
Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, Alex Garland, Scott Rudin, Domhnall Gleeson, Andrew Macdonald, Eli Bush, Allon Reich
Thriller Sci-Fi

Lost River

Lost River is a dark fairy tale about love, family and the fight for survival in the face of danger. In the virtually abandoned city of Lost River, Billy, a single mother of two, is led into a macabre underworld in her quest to save her childhood home and hold her family together. Her teenage son Bones discovers a mystery about the origins of Lost River that triggers his curiosity and sets into motion an unexpected journey that will test his limits and the limits of those he loves.
Ryan Gosling, Ben Mendelsohn, Marc Platt, Adam Siegel, Michel Litvak, Matt Smith, David Lancaster, Christina Hendricks
Drama Fantasy Suspense

Man From Reno

Story involves the intersection of three unlikely characters: an aging but still dogged sheriff of a small farming town on the outskirts of San Francisco, a reclusive yet popular writer who harbors a deep secret that would shock her fans and a mysterious drifter -- the eponymous Man from Reno.
Dave Boyle
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
90 mins

Kill Me Three Times

Kill Me Three Times takes place in a sundrenched Australian surfing town, where a young singer, portrayed by Alice Braga, is the thread that binds three tales of murder, blackmail and revenge. Simon Pegg plays a mercurial assassin, who is hired by her wealthy husband (Callan Mulvey), but there is more than one person gunning for her. Sullivan Stapleton has been cast as a gambling addict that attempts to pay off his debts through a risky life insurance scam, whilst Teresa Palmer plays a small town Lady Macbeth who masterminds the scheme. Bryan Brown, a corrupt cop, also tries to get his cut and Luke Hemsworth portrays Braga's love interest, a local surfer who hopes to rescue the young woman from Pegg's telescopic sights.
Simon Pegg, Sullivan Stapleton, Teresa Palmer, Callan Mulvey, Alice Braga, Kriv Stenders, James McFarland, Bryan Brown
Thriller Crime

Desert Dancer

Set in Iran, this powerful and unbelievable true story follows the brave ambition of Afshin Ghaffarian. During the volatile climate of the 2009 presidential election, where many cultural freedoms were threatened, Afshin and some friends (including Elaheh played by Freida Pinto) risk their lives and form an underground dance company. Through banned online videos, they learn from timeless legends who cross all cultural divides, such as Michael Jackson, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev. Afshin and Elaheh also learn much from each other, most importantly how to embrace their passion for dance and for one another.
Richard Raymond, Jon Croker, Freida Pinto, Reece Ritchie, Tom Cullen, Simon Kassianides, Nazanin Boniadi, Marama Corlett
Drama Biography Dance
101 mins

Broken Horses

When violinist Jake Heckum returns to his rural Western town, he learns that his simple-minded brother Buddy has fallen under the influence of murderous ganglord.
Vincent D'Onofrio, Thomas Jane, Sean Patrick Flanery, Wes Chatham, Anton Yelchin, Mark Johnson, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Jason Richman
Crime Gangster
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Friday, April 10