Friday, October 27
Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one man: John Kramer. But how can this be? The man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.
Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, Laura Vandervoort, Josh Stolberg, Daniel J. Heffner, Pete Goldfinger, Tobin Bell, Mandela Van Peebles
Gina (Blake Lively) and husband James (Jason Clarke) have an almost perfect marriage. After being blinded as a child in a nearly fatal car crash that claimed her parent's lives, Gina depends on James to be her eyes-a dependence that appears to solidify their passionate relationship. She sees her world in her own vivid imagination with help from James' descriptions. Despite her disability, the two enjoy a colorful existence in Bangkok, Thailand where James works in insurance and Gina explores life in a foreign country. It seems the only real hardship this loving couple faces is difficulty conceiving a child but when Gina is given the opportunity to have a corneal transplant and regains her vision, their life and relationship are upended. Gina now sees the world with a new sense of wonder and independence which James finds threatening. It is only when Gina suddenly begins to lose her sight again that she finally realizes the disturbing reality of their marriage and their lives.
Yvonne Strahovski, Danny Huston, Ron Perlman, Craig Baumgarten, Jason Clarke, Miguel Rernandez, Renée Wolfe, Marc Forster
Suburbicon is a peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns…the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge (Matt Damon) must navigate the town’s dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad choices. This is Suburbicon.
George Clooney, Matt Damon, Oscar Isaac, Noah Jupe, Joel Silver, Glenn Fleshler, Julianne Moore, Megan Ferguson
Follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield.
Miles Teller, Scott Haze, Jon Kilik, Haley Bennett, Beulah Koale, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, Jayson Warner Smith
Johnny Saxby (O’Connor) works long hours in brutal isolation on his family’s remote farm, numbing the daily frustration of his lonely existence. A handsome Romanian migrant worker (Secareanu) arrives to take up temporary work, Johnny suddenly finds himself having to deal with emotions he has never felt before. An intense relationship forms between the two which could change Johnny’s life forever.
Francis Lee, Gemma Jones, Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu
The film, set in the early 1960s, tells the story of a young woman, Sister Cathleen (Margaret Qualley), who starts to question her Catholic faith as she trains to become a nun.
Dianna Agron, Julianne Nicholson, Stacy Martin, Rebecca Dayan, Margaret Betts, Melissa Leo, Margaret Qualley, Morgan Saylor
The Square follows a museum manager in charge of an exhibition space where an artist places a new installation meant to promote altruism. The manager hires a ruthless PR firm to promote the new exhibition, and the publicity gets out of hand, sparking a public uproar.
Claes Bang, Dominic West, Elisabeth Moss, Ruben Ostlund
Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men from outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men undertake exceeds the expectations of the free men, ripping them out of their comfort zones and forcing them to see themselves and the prisoners in unexpected ways.
Jairus McLeary, Gethin Aldous
The film depicts the final weeks leading to the ambiguous disappearance of Maya Dardel, an internationally respected poet and novelist, who lived until 2016 in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. Maya announces on National Public Radio that she intends to end her life and that young male writers may compete to become the executor of her estate. They are challenged intellectually, emotionally, erotically, until one of them begins to fathom Maya's end game.
Lena Olin, Rosanna Arquette, Zachary Cotler, Magdalena Zyzak, Alexander Koch, Nathan Keyes, Jordan Gavaris, Chris Voss
Based on short stories from Robert Boswell’s critically acclaimed book of the same name, The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards explores the difference between fantasy and reality, memory and history, and the joy and agony of the human condition, through seven tales. The result is an ambitious series of vignettes ranging from comical to bittersweet to poignant.
James Franco, Natalie Portman, Thomas Mann, Kate Mara, Abigail Spencer, Amber Tamblyn, Kristen Wiig, Rico Rodriguez