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Coming Soon – PARENTS’ PREVIEWS

October 19th Releases

imageBeautiful Boy – Preview
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, it chronicles the emotional toll addiction takes on families, even loving and otherwise stable and affluent families, trying to cope with relapse and recovery over many years.

early reports & trailer


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October 26th Releases

imageJohnny English Strikes Again – Preview
The third spy spoof sequel after 2003’s Johnny English and 2011’s Johnny English Reborn: The hapless spy is forced to come out of retirement when a cyber-attack reveals the identities of all of the active undercover British agents.

early reports & trailer


imageHunter Killer – Preview
Take “The Hunt for Red October” and a bit of “Ice Station Zebra”: When the Russian president is kidnapped by a Russian general, an inexperienced American submarine captain and Navy Seals are off to rescue him, while avoiding WWIII.

early reports & trailer


imageSuspiria – Preview
Horror movie about supernatural happenings at the center of a world-renowned dance company.

early reports & trailer

November 2nd Releases

imageNobody’s Fool – Preview
Comedy about a successful professional woman that takes in her often infuriating but no-nonsense and streetwise sister, who immediately suspects that an online relationship is definitely not what it seems.

early reports & trailer


imageBohemian Rhapsody – Preview
This chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the 1985 Live Aid concert focuses mainly on the life of their lead vocalist, the flamboyant Freddie Mercury.

early reports & trailer


imageThe Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Preview
Lavish production that combines several Disney themes, as well as Disney movie characters, reimagining the Christmas classic as an adventure of parallel worlds.

early reports & trailer


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imageBoy Erased – Preview
Based on the 2016 memoir by Garrard Conley recounting his childhood in a fundamentalist Arkansas family that enrolled him in conversion therapy after being outed as gay to his parents.

early reports & trailer


November 9th Releases

imageThe Grinch – Preview
Jim Carrey played the Grinch in a latex mask in 2000’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In this animated feature the story of the grumpy Grinch that plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville is retold but his heart melts when a generous girl shows him the true meaning of the Christmas spirit.

early reports & trailer


imageOverlord – Preview
It may seem like a standard war story of two American paratroopers trying to survive behind enemy lines on D Day, but when they run into manufactured zombies it becomes a horror flick.

early reports & trailer


imageThe Girl in the Spider’s Web – Preview
The fourth movie based on a novel by Stieg Larsson features a new cast: Brilliant computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and maverick journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of cybercriminals, spies and corrupt government officials.

early reports & trailer


November 16th Releases

imageInstant Family – Preview
Comedy about a couple that wants to start a family and try foster care adoption. But while they’re aiming to adopt one small child, they instead take in three siblings, including a rebellious teen girl.

early reports & trailer


imageFantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Preview
Sequel to 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World series.

early reports & trailer


imageWidows – Preview
A twisty crime thriller set in Chicago about four widows who have to deal with the illicit debts left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities.

early reports & trailer


imageA Private War – Preview
The story of the intrepid Marie Colvin, one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our times, who reported on conflicts across the globe from Sri Lanka to Syria.

early reports & trailer


November 21st Releases

imageThe Front Runner – Preview
In 1988 Senator Gary Hart seemed like the likely Democratic nominee for president until his campaign was derailed when he was caught hiding an extramarital affair.

early reports & trailer


imageCreed II – Preview
Under the continued tutelage of Rocky Balboa the newly crowned light heavyweight champion Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago that Rocky fought in the original series.

early reports & trailer


imageRalph Breaks the Internet – Preview
Sequel to 2012’s Wreck-It Ralph with Ralph and Vanellope, who are now buddies discovering a Wi-Fi router that allows them to access the Internet.

early reports & trailer


imageGreen Book – Preview
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of a prominent African-American classical pianist on a tour of musical venues and racism through the 1960s American South.

early reports & trailer


imageSecond Act – Preview
Failure concentrates the mind and a streetwise store employee reinvents her life and her life-story to show corporate America what true intelligence can accomplish.

early reports & trailer


imageRobin Hood – Preview
The latest version of the Saxon Nottingham hero casts Robin as a crusader revolting against the corrupt English crown.

early reports & trailer

December 7th Releases

imageMary Queen of Scots – Preview
After several movies about Elizabeth I, Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin the Queen of England finds its own treatment chronicling betrayal, rebellion and conspiracies.

early reports & trailer


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imageUnder the Silver Lake – Preview
A young man finds an attractive woman swimming in his apartment pool one night but next morning she vanishes without explanation. Determined to find her, he embarks on a surreal journey across Los Angeles trying to decipher what he thinks are clues pointing to a bizarre conspiracy.

early reports & trailer


imageBen Is Back – Preview
The story of how far a mother will go to try to protect and save her 19-year-old son who shows up unexpectedly one Christmas Eve while he’s still deeply involved with drugs and dangerous gangs.

early reports & trailer


imageVox Lux – Preview
The story of a singer’s rise to pop star status through unconventional circumstances.

early reports & trailer


December 14th Releases

imageThe Mule – Preview
A man in his late 80s burdened with regrets over his life’s decisions is inadvertently recruited by a drug cartel as a mule, and it’s not clear if the DEA or the cartel’s enforcers will get to him first.

early reports & trailer


imageMortal Engines – Preview
Based on the Philip Reeve steampunk book series: Centuries after civilization has been destroyed, London is now a mobile predatory city and only a young woman can stop it from devouring what’s left.

early reports & trailer


imageSpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Preview
Animated feature about Spider-Man crossing into parallel dimensions and teaming up with alternate Spider-Men to prevent all universes from getting ensnared in a web of destruction.

early reports & trailer


December 19th Releases

imageMary Poppins Returns – Preview
Jane and Michael Banks have grown up but not all is well with them and especially with Michael’s children and so the magical nanny returns to remind them that in every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.

early reports & trailer


December 21st Releases

imageAquaman – Preview
Aquaman was introduced in last year’s Justice League and now gets his own origin movie: conflicted as the child of two worlds, he is compelled to defend the surface from his aquatic half-brother’s plans to destroy it.

early reports & trailer


imageHolmes & Watson – Preview
A comedic take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective and his constant companion that reunites the stars from Step Brothers and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, plus British accents.

early reports & trailer


imageBumblebee – Preview
The Transformers franchise continues by going back to 1987 and tracing the origin of Bumblebee, the cute but battle-scarred Volkswagen Beetle and his affectionate relationship with the 18-year-old who salvaged him from a junkyard.

early reports & trailer


imageWelcome to Marwen – Preview
An artist is brutally attacked and when he realizes that all his memories are gone he creates a miniature World War II village where he can fantasize about a more just world.

early reports & trailer


December 25 Releases

imageOn the Basis of Sex – Preview
The story of how the Notorious RBG, aka SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as a young attorney teamed up with her husband to bring a sex discrimination case to the supreme court that overturned a century of discrimination.

early reports & trailer


imageVice – Preview
Just in time for Christmas, and for an Oscar nomination for its lead, it’s a sardonic exploration into how Dick Cheney, a consummate Washington insider, managed to turn the otherwise mostly impotent position of US Vice President into an incredibly poweful command.

early reports & trailer

January 11 Releases

imageThe Upside – Preview
The tender relationship between a wealthy white man with quadriplegia and an unemployed black man with a criminal record, who’s hired to help him despite the fact that he has no experience in nursing, is played for laughs as cultures clash.

early reports & trailer


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imageStan & Ollie – Preview
Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, once Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act, the pair embarks on a challenging variety hall tour of post-war Britain and Ireland.

early reports & trailer


January 18 Releases

imageGlass – Preview
Director M. Night Shyamalan brings together characters from two of his previous movies, 2000’s Unbreakable and 2016’s Split: The fragile villainous mastermind, the super strong security guard and the man with 24 personalities, including the superhuman figure of The Beast.

early reports & trailer


January 25 Releases

imageSerenity – Preview
Thriller about a fishing boat captain who has to decide whether he should acquiesce to his ex-wife’s plea to do away with her current, arguably violent husband.

early reports & trailer


February 8 Releases

imageThe Lego Movie 2: The Second Part – Preview
After five years of peace and calm a tremendous new threat emerges: Lego Duplo invaders come from outer space destroying everything.

early reports & trailer


March 8 Releases

imageCaptain Marvel – Preview
The much anticipated twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sets up the origin story of Carol Danvers, a former US Air Force fighter pilot and member of an elite team called Starforce, whose DNA was fused with that of an alien warrior and thereby has imbued her with super strength, energy projection and flight.

early reports & trailer

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