Slick Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) is pressed into action when superstar actor Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) is kidnapped and held for ransom by a mysterious group. Mannix races to quietly collect the ransom money without gossip columnists Thessaly and Thora Thacker (Tilda Swinton in a dual role) catching wind of the scandal. Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Frances McDormand, and Channing Tatum co-star in this comedy set in Hollywood's golden age. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi
In this romantic drama adapted from the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks, medical student Gabby (Teresa Palmer) moves next door to a charming womanizer named Travis (Benjamin Walker) in North Carolina. Although Gabby has a serious boyfriend, she and Travis quickly develop feelings for each other that blossom into love; over the course of a decade, their relationship faces ups and downs as they try to decide what they want out of life and what is truly important to them. Alexandra Daddario, Maggie Grace, Tom Welling, and Tom Wilkinson co-star. Directed by Ross Katz. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi
Spunky martial artist Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) and wealthy zombie killer Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) fall in love despite their class differences while battling an undead uprising in 19th-century England. Burr Steers directed and adapted the screenplay from Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, which put a ghastly spin on Jane Austen's enduring classic. Lena Headey, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Jack Huston, Charles Dance, and Bella Heathcote co-star. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi
Jack Black returns as the voice of lovable martial-artist panda Po in the third adventure in this animated series. Po reunites with his long-lost father Li (Bryan Cranston), and the pair travel to a secret panda sanctuary. There, they must work together to defeat a new enemy: a powerful yak (J.K. Simmons) who grows stronger by stealing the life force of other warriors. Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, David Cross, and Kate Hudson also lend their voices to this animated comedy. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi
A heroic action-thriller, “The Finest Hours” is the remarkable true story of the most daring rescue mission in the history of the Coast Guard. Presented in Digital 3D™, Real D 3D and IMAX® 3D, the film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern seaboard and wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path, including the SS Pendleton, a T-2 oil tanker bound for Boston, which was literally ripped in half, trapping more than 30 sailors inside its rapidly-sinking stern. As the senior officer on board, first assistant engineer Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) soon realizes it is up to him to take charge of the frightened crew and inspire the men to set aside their differences and work together to ride out one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast.
Jason Kelly [Zac Efron] is one week away from marrying his boss's uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick [Robert De Niro], to Daytona for spring break, his pending nuptials are suddenly in jeopardy. Between riotous frat parties, bar fights, and an epic night of karaoke, Dick is on a quest to live his life to the fullest and bring Jason along for the ride. Ultimately, on the wildest journey of their lives, "dirty" Grandpa and his uptight grandson discover they can learn from one another and form the bond they never had.
Greta (Lauren Cohan) takes a job as a nanny for a young boy in an English village. Upon her arrival, she discovers that the child is actually a life-size doll that the parents have been using as a coping mechanism since the death of their eight-year-old son two decades earlier. After the initial shock wears off, Greta decides to stay and work for the couple, but when she breaks a few strictly enforced rules of their "son's" care, she begins to suspect the toy may not be a doll at all. Directed by William Brent Bell. Rupert Evans, Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle, Ben Robson, and James Russell co-star. ~ Erin Demers, Rovi
Friction continues between rookie cop Ben Barber (Kevin Hart) and his seasoned partner (and future brother-in-law) James Payton (Ice Cube) in this sequel to the hit action comedy Ice Cube. After discovering a mysterious flash drive during an arrest, the pair travel to Miami to hunt down a local drug lord with the help of a savvy detective (Olivia Munn). Directed by Tim Story. ~ Tom Ciampoli, Rovi
In 1820s America, frontiersman and fur trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his teenage son Hawk (Forrest Goodluck) join a pelt-gathering expedition. However, their party are attacked by Arikara Native Americans, who kill a number of the men. Glass then tries to lead the remainder of the group to safety, charting a new path to a U.S. fort. Unfortunately, he is soon mauled by a grizzly bear while hunting for food, and is horribly wounded. He is left in the care of roughneck John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy) and the young and inexperienced Jim Bridger (Will Poulter), while Hawk watches on in horror. Fitzgerald betrays him and leaves him buried alive in a shallow grave, but Glass nurses himself back to health and sets out to seek revenge. Alejandro González Iñárritu directed this pulse-pounding epic. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi
Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as Star Wars returns to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
A recent college graduate named Hannah (Kali Hawk) becomes entangled in a peculiar sexual relationship with wealthy businessman Christian Black (Marlon Wayans) in this parody of Fifty Shades of Grey. The spoof was directed by Michael Tiddes and co-written by Wayans and Rick Alvarez. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi
Based on the acclaimed 2013 young-adult sci-fi novel by Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave follows a 16-year-old survivor of a catastrophic alien invasion. Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz) is a high-school student leading a normal life, including a crush on a football star (Nick Robinson), when extraterrestrials invade Earth and kill millions of humans. Now, she must rescue her kidnapped brother (Zackary Arthur) while figuring out whom she can trust. Ron Livingston and Maggie Siff co-star as Cassie's parents. Directed by J Blakeson. ~ Tom Ciampoli, Rovi
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi is an action thriller based on the 2014 non-fiction book written by journalist Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team. The film depicts the harrowing true story of the attack on a U.S. embassy outpost in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, which killed four Americans (including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens). After the assault begins, an ex-military security team are tasked with protecting a covert CIA base approximately a mile from the outpost. Directed by Michael Bay, the film stars John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, and Pablo Schreiber. ~ Tom Ciampoli, Rovi
Will Ferrell stars as Brad Taggart, a mild-mannered everyman whose only goal in life is to be a good stepdad to the two kids of his wife Sarah (Linda Cardellini). Just when he thinks he's finally won them over, Sarah's supercool ex-husband and the biological father of her children, Dusty Mayron (Mark Wahlberg), comes back into the picture, determined to usurp Brad's standing as the favorite dad. These two polar opposites soon get caught up in a competition to win the hearts of the family they both love, but their rivalry quickly escalates out of control. Directed by Sean Anders. Thomas Haden Church, Scarlett Estevez, and Owen Vaccaro co-star. ~ Erin Demers, Rovi
In this animated comedy for the whole family, an oddball polar bear named Norm (voice of Rob Schneider) is outraged when he learns that human beings are planning to build condos in his Arctic home. He and three lemming pals decide to go to New York City to confront the real-estate developer responsible. Heather Graham, Ken Jeong, Gabriel Iglesias, Bill Nighy, and Loretta Devine also lend their voices. Directed by Trevor Wall. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi
This adaptation of Michael Lewis' nonfiction book The Big Short explores the 2008 financial crisis through the lens of four unorthodox moneymen, who foresaw the consequences of the fraudulent mortgage-lending practices of large banks on Wall Street. Christian Bale plays Michael Burry, a former hedge-fund manager who was one of the first to forecast the collapse of the credit bubble due to excessive subprime lending. Steve Carell is Mark Baum (based on the real-life Steve Eisman), a money manager who rose to fame after successfully betting against subprime mortgages. Directed by Adam McKay. Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, and Marisa Tomei co-star. ~ Erin Demers, Rovi
A supernatural thriller set in the legendary Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. A young American woman, Sara (Natalie Dormer of “Game of Thrones” and “The Hunger Games”), goes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. Despite everyone’s warnings to “stay on the path,” Sara enters the forest determined to discover the truth about her sister’s fate – only to be confronted by the angry and tormented souls of the dead that prey on anyone who wanders into the forest.
Bounty hunter John "The Hangman" Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his dangerous prisoner Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) encounter a treacherous blizzard en route to her sentencing in Wyoming. During their stagecoach ride they come across another bounty hunter, Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson), and former Confederate rebel leader Chris Mannix (Walton Goggins). Seeking refuge from the weather, the group chart a course for a mountain cabin to wait out the storm. There, they meet four other traveling strangers (Tim Roth, Demián Bichir, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern) with whom they must share the stuffy confines until the end of the blizzard. Tensions eventually boil over as each individual has his or her own agenda in this inventive Western, which is set in the aftermath of the American Civil War and written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. ~ Daniel Gelb, Rovi
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler reunite for "Sisters," a new film from "Pitch Perfect" director Jason Moore about two disconnected sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need. Fey produces the comedy alongside Jay Roach ("Meet the Parents" series), and Poehler executive produces from a script by Paula Pell (TV’s "Saturday Night Live," "30 Rock").