Movies Released April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7

96 mins

Going in Style

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty.

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Christopher Lloyd, Michael Disco, Zach Braff, Joey King, Ted Melfi
Comedy Crime Remake
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
89 mins

Smurfs: The Lost Village

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!
Michelle Rodriguez, Rainn Wilson, Karey Kirkpatrick, Demi Lovato, Jack McBrayer, Danny Pudi, Julia Roberts, Ariel Winter
Comedy Sequel Family Kids Animation
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
112 mins

The Case for Christ

In 1980, Lee Strobel’s award-winning investigative reporting earned him a promotion to legal editor at the Chicago Tribune. Things at home weren’t going nearly as well. His wife Leslie’s newfound faith in Christ compels Lee to utilize his journalistic and legal training to disprove the claims of Christianity—pitting his resolute atheism against her growing faith.
Brian Bird, Mike Vogel, Faye Dunaway, Jonathan M. Gunn, David de Vos, Karl Horstmann, Brittany Lefebvre, Michael Scott
Drama Faith
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
95 mins

The Assignment

Hitman Frank Kitchen (Michelle Rodriguez) is given a lethal assignment, but after being double-crossed, he discovers he’s not the man he thought he was—he’s been surgically altered and now has the body of a woman. Seeking vengeance, Frank heads for a showdown with the person (Sigourney Weaver) who transformed him, a brilliant surgeon with a chilling agenda of her own.
Michelle Rodriguez, Tony Shalhoub, Walter Hill, Sigourney Weaver, Anthony LaPaglia, Caitlin Gerard
Action Thriller Crime

Salt and Fire

Salt and Fire is about a mysterious hostage-taking where the leader of a small scientific delegation is deliberately stranded with two blind boys in an area of gigantic salt flats.
Gael Garcia Bernal, Werner Herzog, Michael Shannon, Veronica Ferres
Thriller
128 mins

Queen of the Desert

A curious and adventurous young woman eager to explore the world outside of England, Gertrude Bell (Kidman) goes to the British embassy in Tehran where she quickly falls in love with a secretary of the embassy, Henry Cadogan (Franco). This sparks the beginning of a life-long adventure among the beautiful but misunderstood peoples and cultures of the Middle East. Along the way, her path intersects with archaeologist T.E. Lawrence (Pattinson) also known as Lawrence of Arabia, and Major Charles Doughty-Wylie (Lewis), the British Consul General in the Ottoman Empire.
James Franco, Nicole Kidman, Werner Herzog, Cassian Elwes, Nick Raslan, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis
Drama Adventure Biography Period True Story
92 mins

Aftermath

Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, Aftermath tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller's (Scoot McNairy) error causes the death of a construction foreman's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Furla, Scoot McNairy, Maggie Grace, Elliott Lester, Darren Aronofsky, Randall Emmett, Javier Gullon
Drama Thriller
106 mins

Your Name

The day the stars fell, two lives changed forever. High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other. Yet, somehow, it works. They build a connection and communicate by leaving notes, messages, and more importantly, an imprint.

When a dazzling comet lights up the night’s sky, it dawns on them. They want something more from this connection—a chance to meet, an opportunity to truly know each other. Tugging at the string of fate, they try to find a way to each other. But distance isn’t the only thing keeping them apart.
Makoto Shinkai
Animation
Limited
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
90 mins

All These Sleepless Nights

After Kris breaks up with his long-time girlfriend, anything seems possible and Warsaw is his playground. Along with best friend Michal, handsome and wide-eyed, they roam the metropolis at night, floating from party to party, dancing until dawn in makeshift clubs and city squares. With only instinct and desire as their guides, big ideas intermingle with drugs and sex and one thing seamlessly gives way to another. However, when Kris falls for Michal’s ex-girlfriend, the indomitable and alluring Eva, the relationship between the two best friends falls apart. Determined to find his true self Kris navigates between his memories and future hopes soon realizing that his crusade to understand life has starting to overshadow living it.
Michal Marczak
Drama Documentary
110 mins

Their Finest

With London emptied of its men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) is hired by the British Ministry of Information as a “slop” scriptwriter charged with bringing “a woman’s touch” to morale-boosting propaganda films. Her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by dashing movie producer Buckley (Sam Claflin) whose path would never have crossed hers in peacetime. As bombs are dropping all around them, Catrin, Buckley and a colorful crew work furiously to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation. Although Catrin’s artist husband looks down on her job, she quickly discovers there is as much camaraderie, laughter and passion behind the camera as there is onscreen.
Gemma Arterton, Jake Lacy, Lone Scherfig, Stephen Woolley, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Peter Watson
Drama Comedy Adaptation Period
105 mins

Speech & Debate

Follows three teenagers brought together by a series of mishaps. Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, the unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Skylar Astin, Darren Criss, Dan Harris, Stephen Karam, Liam James, Sarah Steele, Austin P. McKenzie
Comedy Adaptation Teen

Graduation

A study about the imprecision of parenthood, the relativity of truth, and the ambiguity of compromise.
Rares Andrici, Cristian Mungiu, Adrian Titieni, Maria-Victoria Dragus
Drama
Limited
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

The Eyes

Some say we are only as sick as our secrets but what if our government really knew those secrets? What if they’ve watched every move we’ve made and our secrets aren’t really hidden? In The Eyes, six strangers with unspeakable pasts wake up imprisoned in an abandoned warehouse and discover they are being forced to participate in an evil governmental experiment. Five must die. One can live. And THEY have two hours to decide amongst themselves who survives. The clock is ticking and if they don’t decide… they ALL die. The Eyes shows us that someone is always watching.
Danny Flaherty, Ana Isabelle, Greg Davis, Steven Hauck, Robbie Bryan, Robert T. Roe, Nick Turturro, Vincent Pastore
Thriller Suspense
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
90 mins

The Void

When police officer Carter (Aaron Poole) discovers a blood-soaked man limping down a deserted road, he rushes him to a local hospital with a barebones, night shift staff. As cloaked, cult-like figures surround the building, the patients and staff inside start to turn ravenously insane. Trying to protect the survivors, Carter leads them into the depths of the hospital where they discover a gateway to immense evil.
Aaron Poole, Steven Kostanski, Jeremy Gillespie, Kathleen Munroe, Ellen Wong, Kenneth Walsh, Evan Stern, Daniel Fathers
Horror
91 mins

Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock

A deep look into the mind of one of rock’s greatest living photographers: Mick Rock. Rock’s work with some of the most accomplished personalities of the past forty years—David Bowie, Queen, Blondie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop—created many of the images that would come to define them.
Barnaby Clay
Documentary
97 mins

God Knows Where I Am

Follows the true life tale of Linda Bishop, a mentally-ill homeless woman who spent four months alone in an abandoned farmhouse, living off of rainwater and apples, waiting for God to save her, during one of the coldest winters on record.
Todd Wider, Jedd Wider
Documentary
Los Angeles
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
106 mins

Mine

This action-packed military thriller stars Armie Hammer as a U.S. soldier who, stranded in the desert for 52 hours after a mission falls apart, must fight for survival against his enemies, the hostile environment, and the creeping psychological toll of his treacherous situation.
Annabelle Wallis, Armie Hammer, Fabio Guaglione, Fabio Resinaro, Peter Safran, Tom Cullen
Action Adventure War Thriller

Win It All

Jake Johnson stars as small time gambler Eddie Garrett, who agrees to watch a duffel bag for an acquaintance who is heading to prison. When he discovers cash in the bag, he's unable to resist the temptation and winds up deeply in debt. When the prison release is shortened, Eddie suddenly has a small window of time to win all the money back.
Jake Johnson, Joe Swanberg, Keegan-Michael Key, Joe Lo Truglio, Aislinn Derbez
Crime
VOD / Digital
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
97 mins

The Transfiguration

Follows troubled teen Milo who hides behind his fascination with vampire lore. When he meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to challenge Milo’s dark obsession, blurring his fantasy into reality.
Chloe Levine, Michael O'Shea, Eric Ruffin
Thriller Horror

Friday, April 7