U.S. Release Date: 2018-04-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity)
Director: Sebastian Lelio
Cast: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola
Showing great restraint and refusing to demonize the closed community in which the story transpires, director Sebastian Lelio has tackled the age-old tale of forbidden love and its implications.
U.S. Release Date: 2018-03-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Director: Armando Iannucci
Cast: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin, Adrian McLoughlin, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Jason Isaacs, Paddy Considine
A recognition that historical politics can be just as bizarre and absurd as the modern flavor.
U.S. Release Date: 2018-02-14
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Graphic Nudity, Profanity, Violence)
Director: Francois Ozon
Cast: Marine Vacth, Jérémie Rénier, Jacqueline Bisset
The movie touches on issues of duality and psychology but often uses shock tactics to shake things up.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-12-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Director: Alexander Payne
Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgård, Udo Kier, Jason Sudeikis
The central character is as small figuratively as he is literally, and that limits the movie’s capacity to enthrall and engage.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-12-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Director: James Franco
Cast: James Franco, David Franco, Alison Brie, Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, Jason Mantzoukas
Almost seems too bizarre to be true, even though it is - an inadvertent success story that illustrates there’s more than one way to stardom.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Director: Joe Wright
Cast: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, Samuel West
Everyone will be awed by Gary Oldman’s uncanny transformation and the way he brings back to life an icon who has been dead for more than 50 years.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Sean Anders
Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, John Lithgow, Mel Gibson, Linda Cardellini, John Cena, Alessandra Ambrosio
There are worse ways to get some cheap laughs and the warm, fuzzy feeling that comes with any rendition of “kumbaya.”
U.S. Release Date: 2017-08-04
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Tom Taylor, Katheryn Winnick, Jackie Earle Haley, Abbey Lee, Claudia Kim
Not so much a bad movie as a superficial, uninspired, and forgettable one.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-08-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Cast: Algee Smith, Anthony Mackie, Ben O’Toole, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Will Poulter, John Boyega, Jacob Latimore, Nathan Davis Jr.
"Detroit" functions as much as a dramatization of things that happened as a cautionary tale of where we could be headed.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-07-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (War Violence)
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh
This accomplished, exceptional piece of cinema delivers summer-scale spectacle.