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February 22 Releases

imageEverybody Knows – Preview
A woman who’s been living with her husband and children in Argentina for many years returns to her Spanish village for her sister’s wedding when her daughter is kidnapped and it’s a race against time while the secrets of the close-knit rural community come into the open.

early reports & trailer


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imageArctic – Preview
Global warming cannot come soon enough for a man stranded in the Arctic after a plane crash and he must battle cold and polar bears to save himself as well as a semi-conscious companion.

early reports & trailer


imageFighting with My Family – Preview
Based on a true story about a British reformed gangster whose daughter and son make a living wrestling together in a local venue while dreaming of finding true celebrity and success as WWE wrestlers. When the opportunity arrives, the siblings realize that their relationship may be tested also.

early reports & trailer


imageHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Preview
The third sequel — and described as the conclusion — of the animated boy-meets-dragon saga: Love is in the air for both humans and dragons, while rumors of a secret dragon utopia and a tyrant provide the justification for a great quest and action.

early reports & trailer

March 1 Releases

imageGreta – Preview
The “Fatal Attraction” plot posits a kind-hearted young woman in New York City that doesn’t think twice about returning a handbag she finds on the subway to its owner, a lonely middle-aged French piano teacher. The two become friends until the older woman’s maternal instincts devolve into obsessive possession.

early reports & trailer


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imageA Madea Family Funeral – Preview
Madea does a funeral in backwoods Georgia and many family members that look eerily like Tyler Perry show up.

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


imageGloria Bell – Preview
A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks romance at clubs around Los Angeles when she meets a charming man, they fall in love, and complications quickly arise.

early reports & trailer


March 15 Releases

imageThe Aftermath – Preview
A British colonel and his wife move into a mansion in 1946 Hamburg but allow the German owner to live with them and post-war reconstruction soon becomes a tale of lust, betrayal and deadly tensions.

early reports & trailer


imageWonder Park – Preview
“Wonder Park” is about a magical amusement park called “Wonderland” that looks like an imaginary “Disneyland” but much better. Will something go wrong?

early reports & trailer


March 22 Releases

imageFive Feet Apart – Preview
Two teenagers with cystic fibrosis meet in a hospital and fall in love but unlike their healthy peers, they’re off limits to each other since if they get closer than five feet they may exchange potentially deadly bacteria.

early reports & trailer


imageThe Mustang – Preview
A misanthropic, volatile convict finds empathy, rehabilitation and perhaps redemption when he starts working with wild mustangs.

early reports & trailer


imageUs – Preview
Jordan Peele’s follow-up to 2017’s breakout feature Get Out is another horror flick about a family that goes to their beach house expecting to have a good time with friends only to encounter their uninvited doppelgängers who would like to kill them.

early reports & trailer


March 29 Releases

imageCaptive State – Preview
After a decade of occupation by extra-terrestrials, humans are divided into collaborators and dissidents.

early reports & trailer


imageDumbo – Preview
Dumbo, the young elephant whose immense ears make him a laughingstock until he shows everyone that he can fly, makes the transition to live-action feature (albeit with a lot of digital wizardry).

early reports & trailer

April 5 Releases

imageThe Best of Enemies – Preview
Are racists deep down just regular folks? Can haters be reformed? Can an outright Klansman learn empathy and be redeemed? The film is set in 1971 Durham, North Carolina, exploring the issue of school integration and seems to argue that it’s possible.

early reports & trailer


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imagePet Sematary – Preview
This is the second attempt to adapt Stephen King’s novel (the first was in 1989) about an ancient burial ground hidden in Maine woods that can bring dead things back to life, but always with several unintended consequences.

early reports & trailer


imageShazam! – Preview
This reprieve from the super somber superhero epics with the fate of the whole universe always in the balance concentrates on what happens when a 14-year-old foster kid with streetwise smarts and a good heart can transform into an adult superhero at will.

early reports & trailer


April 12 Releases

imageHellboy – Preview
The third installment of 2004’s Hellboy and 2008’s Hellboy II: The Golden Army, based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola about the well-meaning demon.

early reports & trailer


imageHigh Life – Preview
Horror sci-fi about a father and his daughter, the last survivors on a spacecraft traveling to the black hole closest to Earth. They struggle to survive isolation in deep space as time and space become disjointed.

early reports & trailer


imageMissing Link – Preview
Is it the Abominable Snowman, Sasquatch or the missing link between apes and humans? This animated feature is more concerned with attempts to reunite a surprisingly articulate furry giant with his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La.

early reports & trailer


April 17 Releases

imageBreakthrough – Preview
A 14-year-old athlete falls through an icy Missouri lake, remains submerged for 15 minutes, and shows no signs of life until his mother prays by his side and his heart starts again and eventually he recovers all vital functions.

early reports & trailer


April 19 Releases

imageThe Curse of La Llorona – Preview
A folk tale is not to be ignored when a social worker in 1970s Los Angeles disregards the pleas of a troubled mother, and thus endangers her own children by putting them in the clutches of a weeping apparition.

early reports & trailer


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


April 26 Releases

imageAvengers: End Game – Preview
As everyone knows by now, 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War ended on a very somber note, generally as far as life in the entire universe is concerned and specifically as to how many of the Avengers who perished will be revived or move on for good. In terms of the plot, we do know that there are 14,000,605 possibilities and only one will undo the Thanos destruction; the most probable is traveling to the past to undo this timeline — and thus also undoing most recent Marvel movies.

early reports & trailer

May 3 Releases

imageThe Intruder – Preview
Thriller conceived to scare real-estate agents everywhere: A young couple buys a beautiful Napa Valley house but soon find out that the previous owner just can’t let go of the property.

early reports & trailer


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