Movies Released August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4

95 mins

The Dark Tower

Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Idris Elba, Akiva Goldsman, Jackie Earle Haley, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Matthew McConaughey, Nikolaj Arcel, Jeff Pinkner
Drama Fantasy Horror Sci-Fi
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Kidnap

A thriller following a mother (Halle Berry) who will stop at nothing to rescue her kidnapped son.
Mike Drake, Erik Howsam, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Halle Berry, Dana Gourrier, Malea Rose, Ryan Kavanaugh, Todd Trosclair
Thriller Suspense
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Detroit

Set in Detroit, Michigan, a number of devastating riots take place over five summer days in 1967.
Jacob Latimore, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Anthony Mackie, Chris Chalk, Mark Boal, John Boyega, Ben O'Toole
Drama Historical Crime
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Savage Dog

Indochina, 1959. A Wild West town controlled by the criminal class: Vietnamese warlords and European war criminals. Den-Dhin-Chan Labor Camp is run by four such dangerous men. The worst prison in the land, it is here that a European, former-champion boxer Martin Tilman (Scott Adkins) has made a name for himself fighting tournaments, on which wealthy criminals gamble in high stakes events. When Tilman is due for release, he just wants to return home, but the corrupt forces running the jail will do everything in their power to keep him locked down. When all that Tilman holds dear is taken away in a vicious act of violence, he is forced to confront the five men responsible and take his revenge.
Cung Lee, Juju Chan, Keith David, Jesse V. Johnson, Scott Adkins, Marko Zaror
Action
111 mins

Wind River

Follows a rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) who teams up with a local game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past (Jeremy Renner) to investigate the murder of a local girl on a remote Native American Reservation in the hopes of solving her mysterious death.
Jeremy Renner, Taylor Sheridan, Jon Bernthal, Peter Berg, Elizabeth Olsen, Matthew George, Basil Iwanyk, Gil Birmingham
Drama

Lycan

Six college kids who are assigned a group project to rediscover a moment in history decide to head into the backwoods of Georgia to investigate the legend of Emily Burt, aka the Talbot County werewolf.
Bev Land, Dania Ramirez
Horror

Step

Step documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.
Amanda Lipitz, Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon, Gari McIntyre, Paula Dofat
Documentary

Fun Mom Dinner

Follows four moms whose only common ground is their kids’ preschool class, who decide to get together for a harmless “fun mom dinner.” When the night suddenly takes an unexpected turn and things gets real, these unlikely new friends soon realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.
Adam Scott, Molly Shannon, Rob Huebel, Alethea Jones, Julie Rudd, Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett
Comedy

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant -- as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.
Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk, Richard Berge, Diane Weyermann, Al Gore, Jeff Skoll, Davis Guggenheim, Lawrence Bender
Documentary
Expansion
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
100 mins

Columbus

When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin (John Cho) finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops, Jin and Casey explore both the town and their conflicted emotions: Jin's estranged relationship with his father, and Casey's reluctance to leave Columbus and her mother.
Rory Culkin, Kogonada, John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, Michelle Forbes
Drama Comedy
80 mins

The Girls Without Hands

In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes from the Devil who, in revenge, deprives her of her hands. So begins her long journey towards the light… but in spite of her resilience and the new protection of a handsome prince’s estate, the Devil devises a plan of his own.
Sébastien Laudenbach, Anais Demoustier, Jeremie Elkaim
Animation
Los Angeles
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

The Battleship Island

The Battleship Island is based on a true story during WWII when Korea was under the colonial rule of Japan. In 1944, 400 conscripted Korean civilians head out to Hashima Island. Nicknamed “The Battleship Island” after its resemblance to a war vessel, many were lured by false promises of high wages. Upon arrival, they found that workers are forced into slave labor. As the U.S. launches a massive counterattack on Japan, the Japanese decide to blow up the island in order to bury the truth about their awful treatment of the Korean slave labors. A Korean independence activist discovers the plan and works with others on the island for a mass escape.
Lee Jung-Hyun., Ryoo Seung-wan, Hwang Jeong-Min, So Ji-Sub, Song Joong-Ki
Drama Action Historical True Story
93 mins

68 Kill

Trailer-dwelling, sewage-pumping Chip (Matthew Gray Gubler) may not lead the most glamorous life, but he’s got one thing going for him: he’s head over heels infatuated with his girlfriend Liza (AnnaLynne McCord). He’s more than willing to overlook her wild streak—the fact that she’s hooking up with their landlord; her rather extreme mood swings —so when she proposes a plot to steal $68,000, he goes along with the plan. But when what was supposed to be a simple heist turns into an off-the-rails, blood-spattered crime spree, Chip learns the hard way just how deranged the love of his life really is.
AnnaLynne McCord, Sam Eidson, Michael Beasley, Trent Haaga, Matthew Gray Gubler, Alisha Boe, Sheila Vand, James Moses Black
Comedy Crime
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Armed Response

A team of special forces soldiers approach the designer of a high-tech military compound to investigate the disappearance of another team guarding the facility. The compound, known professionally as a Temple, is an artificial intelligence powered facility designed for interrogating high level prisoners. Upon entering the Temple, the soldiers quickly find the earlier team horrifically slaughtered but no evidence as to who is responsible.

Almost immediately, the crew begins to experience strange and horrific supernatural phenomena as they attempt to uncover who killed the previous team. Soon enough, they find a lone survivor, a dangerous terrorist who may hold the key to who killed the soldiers. But as the story goes on, we’ll learn that there’s more to it than we’ve been told and a dark secret the soldiers share may hold the key to surviving The Temple.
Anne Heche, Dave Annable, John Stockwell, Matt Savelloni, Wesley Snipes, Seth Rollins, Gene Simmons
Thriller Sci-Fi

Brave New Jersey

A small town on the night of Orson Welles’s legendary 1938 "War of the Worlds" radio hoax is fooled into believing aliens are invading America. As they face what they think is their last night alive, hilarious & life-changing events unfold.
Tony Hale, Grace Kaufman, Jody Lambert, Michael Dowling, Heather Burns, Anna Camp, Sam Jaeger, Raymond J. Barry
Comedy Sci-Fi
Limited
2 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Friday, August 4