Movies Released May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10

Tolkien

Explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.
Peter Chernin, Craig Roberts, Derek Jacobi, David Gleeson, Stephen Beresford, Tom Glynn-Carney, Pam Ferris, Dome Karukoski
Drama Biography True Story
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

The Hustle

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them.
Anne Hathaway, Roger Birnbaum, Jac Schaeffer, Rebel Wilson, Chris Addison, Bruno Sevilla, Alex Sharp, Becky Sloviter
Comedy Remake
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

POKÉMON Detective Pikachu

The first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, POKÉMON Detective Pikachu stars Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokémon phenomenon—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and the most successful media franchise of all time.

Fans everywhere can now experience Pikachu on the big screen as never before, as Detective Pikachu, a Pokémon like no other. The film also showcases a wide array of beloved Pokémon characters, each with its own unique abilities and personality.

The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.
Ryan Reynolds, Bill Nighy, Suki Waterhouse, Kathryn Newton, Rita Ora, Ken Watanabe, Rob Letterman, Mary Parent
Adventure Sci-Fi Family CG Live-Action/CGI Detective
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
124 mins

The Professor and the Madman

In 1857, Professor James Murray sets about compiling the Oxford English Dictionary, one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. Dr. W.C. Minor submits more than 10,000 entries, but when the committee insists on honoring him, a shocking truth comes to light: Dr. Minor, an American Civil War veteran, is also an inmate at an asylum for the criminally insane.
Steve Coogan, Jeremy Irvine, Laurence Fox, Mel Gibson, Natalie Dormer, Farhad Safinia, Sean Penn, Jennifer Ehle
Drama Adaptation Period
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
103 mins

Wine Country

In honor of Rebecca's (Rachel Dratch) 50th birthday, Abby (Amy Poehler) plans a scenic Napa getaway with their best, longtime friends. Workaholic Catherine (Ana Gasteyer), post-op Val (Paula Pell), homebody Jenny (Emily Spivey), and weary mom Naomi (Maya Rudolph) are equally sold on the chance to relax and reconnect. Yet as the alcohol flows, real world uncertainties intrude on the punchlines and gossip, and the women begin questioning their friendships and futures.
Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer, Cherry Jones, Amy Poehler, Morgan Sackett, Paula Pell, Jason Schwartzman, Emily Spivey
Comedy

Poms

Follows a group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community.
Charlie Tahan, Diane Keaton, Shane Atkinson, Jackie Weaver, Celia Weston, Pam Grier, Alisha Boe, Zara Hayes
Comedy
91 mins

Biggest Little Farm

Documents an attempt to develop a sustainable farm by reawakening the ecosystem on 200 acres just an hour north of Los Angeles.
John Chester
Documentary
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

All Is True

The year is 1613, Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as husband and father. His very personal search for the truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war.
Vlad Ivanov, Kenneth Branagh, Juli Jakab, Judi Dench, Ben Elton, Ian McKellen
Drama
New York / Los Angeles
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
111 mins

Charlie Says

Years after the shocking murders that made the name Charles Manson synonymous with pure evil, the three women who killed for him—Leslie Van Houten (Hannah Murray), Patricia Krenwinkel (Sosie Bacon), and Susan Atkins (Marianne Rendón)—remain under the spell of the infamous cult leader (Matt Smith). Confined to an isolated cellblock in a California penitentiary, the trio seem destined to live out the rest of their lives under the delusion that their crimes were part of a cosmic plan—until empathetic graduate student Karlene Faith (Merritt Wever) is enlisted to rehabilitate them.
Suki Waterhouse, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner, Marianne Rendon, Hannah Murray, Matt Smith, Chace Crawford
Drama Crime
Limited
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Friday, May 10