Movies Released May 13, 2016

Friday, May 13

The Darkness

As a family returns home from vacation at the Grand Canyon, they innocently bring home a supernatural force that preys off their own fears and vulnerabilities, threatening to destroy them from within, while consuming their lives with terrifying consequences.
David Mazouz, Lucy Fry, Jason Blum, Radha Mitchell, Matt Walsh, Greg McLean, Kevin Bacon, Gary Carter
Thriller Horror Supernatural
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Money Monster

A TV personality's insider trading tips have made him the money guru of Wall Street. When a viewer, who lost all of his family's money on a bad tip from Lee, decides to hold Lee hostage on air, ratings soar as the entire country tunes in to this media frenzy to find out just how much a man's life is worth.
George Clooney, Ben Waisbren, Grant Heslov, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West, Jodie Foster, Daniel Dubiecki, Jim Kouf
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
85 mins

The Curse of Sleeping Beauty

Thomas Kaiser (Peck) inherits an ancestral mansion that has been in his family for generations -- only to learn that he has also inherited an ancient curse stemming back to the Crusades. Forced into his new role as "protector" -- the guardian appointed to keep the evil demons in the house at bay -- Thomas teams with an ambitious local realtor (Hall) and paranormal cleric (Davison) to unravel the mystery of the house, while struggling to awaken the beautiful Briar Rose (Eisley), held captive in a terrifying netherworld seen previously in his dreams.
India Eisley, Bruce Davison, Pearry Teo, Josh Nadler, Ethan Peck, Natalie Hall
Fantasy Thriller
82 mins

What We Become

The Johansson family’s idyllic summer is brought to an abrupt halt as deaths stack up from a virulent strand of the flu. The authorities start off by cordoning-­‐off the neighborhood, but soon panic and force the inhabitants into quarantine in their hermetically- ­‐sealed houses. Isolated from the rest of the world, teen Gustav spies out and realizes that the situation is getting out of control. He breaks out, but soon the family of four comes under attack from the riotous, blood-­‐thirsty mob who forces them to the extreme to escape alive.
Marie Hammer Boda, Bo Mikkelsen, Mille Dinesen, Troels Lyby, Benjamin Engell
New York / Los Angeles
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Search Party

Convinced that his buddy Nardo (Thomas Middleditch) is making the mistake of a lifetime by marrying Tracy (Shannon Woodward), Jason (T.J. Miller) puts a dramatic end to their wedding. When the furious bride decides to take her Baja honeymoon solo, Nardo follows her-where the lovesick groom is carjacked and left stranded, naked and penniless in a remote part of the Mexican desert. Helpless, Nardo sends out an SOS to Jason and their pal Evan (Adam Pally), an up-and-coming ad exec slated for an important business meeting the next morning. During their ridiculous attempt to rescue Nardo, the trio embarks on a series of increasingly outrageous misadventures involving con artists, drug smugglers and even the Federales in this wild and wacky action comedy.
T.J. Miller, Neal H. Moritz, Thomas Middleditch, Krysten Ritter, Ravi Nandan, Rosa Salazar, Scot Armstrong, Paul Brooks
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

A Bigger Splash

In A Bigger Splash, the lives of a high profile couple, a famous rock star and a filmmaker (Matthias Schoenaerts and Tilda Swinton), vacationing and recovering on the idyllic sun-drenched and remote Italian island of Pantelleria are disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter (Ralph Fiennes and Dakota Johnson) - creating a whirlwind of jealousy, passion and ultimate danger for everyone involved.
Luca Guadagnino, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Michael Costigan, David Kajganich, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Aurore Clément
Drama Crime Mystery
92 mins

Love & Friendship

Set in the opulent drawing rooms of eighteenth-century English society, Love & Friendship focuses on the machinations of a beautiful widow, Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale), who, while waiting for social chatter about a personal indiscretion to pass, takes up temporary residence at her in-laws’ estate. While there, the intelligent, flirtatious, and amusingly egotistical Lady Vernon is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica—and herself too, naturally. She enlists the assistance of her old friend Alicia (Chloë Sevigny), but two particularly handsome suitors (Xavier Samuel and Tom Bennett) complicate her orchestrations.
Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Emma Greenwell, Whit Stillman, Xavier Samuel, Stephen Fry
Comedy Adaptation Period
118 mins

The Lobster

A love story set in the near future where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. A desperate Man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live and falls in love, although it is against their rules.
Colin Farrell, Olivia Colman, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Yorgos Lanthimos, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly
Drama Comedy


The romantic comedy tracks two high school seniors as they embark on an epic and priapic Spring Break in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta.
Karla Souza, Camilla Belle, Teri Hatcher, John Michael Higgins, Devon Werkheiser, Sean Marquette, Fernando Lebrija, Jordi Molla
Comedy Romance
112 mins

High Rise

High-Rise stars Tom Hiddleston as Dr. Robert Laing, the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. Laing quickly settles into high society life and meets the building’s eccentric tenants: Charlotte (Miller), his upstairs neighbor and bohemian single mother; Wilder (Evans), a charismatic documentarian who lives with his pregnant wife, Helen (Moss); and Mr. Royal (Irons), the enigmatic architect who designed the building. Life seems like paradise to the solitude-seeking Laing. But as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, particularly on the lower floors, the regimented social strata begins to crumble, and the building becomes a battlefield in a literal class war.
Ben Wheatley, Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Thomas, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy, Enzo Cilenti, Amy Jump
Thriller Adaptation Sci-Fi
135 mins

Sunset Song

Set in a rural community, Sunset Song is driven by the young heroine Chris and her intense passion for life, for the unsettling Ewan and for the unforgiving land. The First World War reaches out from afar, bringing the modern world to bear on the community in the harshest possible way, yet in a final moment of grace, Chris endures, now a woman of remarkable strength who is able to draw from the ancient land in looking to the future.
Terence Davies, Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan
Drama War Adaptation
90 mins

The Asian Connection

Two American expats, Jack and Sam, become the targets of a Southeast Asian gang's vengeance when they unwittingly steal a drug lord's money.
Pim Bubear, Steven Seagal, Daniel Zirilli, D. Glase Lomond, Michael Jai White, Ron Smoorenburg, Damon Whitaker, John Edward Lee
2 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Queen Mimi

Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Mimi found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets. This is the fascinating and moving story of one incredibly strong woman’s survival against all odds.
Yaniv Rokah
100 mins


Dheepan is a Tamil freedom fighter, a Tiger. In Sri Lanka, the Civil War is reaching its end, and defeat is near. Dheepan decides to flee, taking with him two strangers – a woman and a little girl – hoping that they will make it easier for him to claim asylum in Europe. Arriving in Paris, the ‘family’ moves from one temporary home to another until Dheepan finds work as the caretaker of a run-down housing block in the suburbs. He works to build a new life and a real home for his ‘wife’ and his ‘daughter’, but the daily violence he confronts quickly reopens his war wounds, and Dheepan is forced to reconnect with his warrior’s instincts to protect the people he hopes will become his true family.
Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby, Jacques Audiard, Vincent Rottiers, Marc Zinga
Drama Crime
118 mins

Kill Zone 2

When an undercover cop gets too close to revealing the mastermind of a drug syndicate, his cover is blown. Double-crossed and under a false identity, he's thrown into a Thai prison, where a guard discovers the inmate—claiming he's a cop—is a bone marrow match for his dying daughter... and his warden may have an even deadlier operation hidden within the prison walls.
Tony Jaa, Simon Yam, Zhang Jin, Soi Cheang, Wu Jing, Louis Koo
Action Thriller Martial Arts
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent


A dire warning of a wake up call of what might be our future when a globalist terrorist organization aligned with the United Nations disables the United States' power grid and institutes martial law. It will take a dedicated family of patriots armed with strong survival skills and the remains of the Second Amendment to save America and reclaim its freedom.
Spencer Neville, India Eisley, Dina Meyer, Mike Norris, Gary Heavin, Chase Hunter, Marshall Teague, AnnaLynne McCord
98 mins

Last Days in the Desert

Last Days in the Desert follows Jesus (Ewan McGregor) in an imagined chapter from his forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, he struggles with the Devil, also played by McGregor, over the fate of an ordinary family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test with distinctly human conflicts.
Ewan McGregor, Rodrigo Garcia, Tye Sheridan, Ayelet Zurer, Ciaran Hinds
Drama Adventure

Friday, May 13