Movies

March 27, 2017

A Month of Sundays

Everyone deserves a second chance, even a real estate agent. Frank’s (Joe La Paglilia) mid-life funk is turned around when he receives a phone call from his dead mother. Divorced and unfulfilled, real estate agent Frank Mollard can’t do anything right, be it selling houses, getting over the death of his mother, or connecting with his teenage son. But when he receives a call from an elderly woman who confuses him for her son, Frank is thrown into her life and surprises himself by developing a close bond with her. This comically unexpected relationship wakes Frank up and inspires him to reconnect with the people he’s been neglecting.

 

April 10, 2017

Ace the Case

While her mother is away on a business trip and she's left in the care of her teenage brother, a ten-year-old girl (Ripley Sobo) witnesses a kidnapping on the streets of New York City. But when nobody believes her story -- with the possible exception of a police detective who seems mildly curious (Susan Sarandon) -- she decides to investigate the crime herself. Written and directed by Kevin Kaufman. Author: Jack Rodgers

 

April 24, 2017

Florence Foster Jenkins

Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite possessing a horrible singing voice. With the help and encouragement of her husband (Hugh Grant) and a talented musician (Simon Helberg), she finds a very strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist. Rebecca Ferguson and Nina Arianda co-star. Stephen Frears (Philomena) directed this biopic, which is based on the real-life socialite and opera singer of the same name. Author: Daniel Gelb

 

May 8, 2017

The Queen of Katwe

This biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga) traces her journey from the Kampala slum of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her formal schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world after she develops an interest in the game at a youth-outreach program run by Robert Katende (David Oyelowo). Lupita Nyong'o co-stars as Mutesi's mother, who worries that her daughter's dreams of becoming a chess champion are a frivolous distraction from real life. Produced as a joint venture between Disney and ESPN Films, Queen of Katwe was directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding), and was adapted from a nonfiction book by sportswriter Tim Crothers, who became acquainted with Mutesi's story while on assignment for ESPN. Author: Violet LeVoit

 

May 22, 2017

Nine Lives

A man ends up trapped in the body of his family's cat following a serious car accident. In his new life as a feline, he begins to see his loved ones in a different light.

Voices of Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner and Christopher Walken

 

 

 

 

June 12, 2017

A Dog’s Purpose

This dramedy follows a dog as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners. Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine's existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962.

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad, KJ Apa, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson

June 26, 2017

La La Land

A struggling actress and an aspiring pianist fall in love as they both pursue their dreams in L.A. However, their blossoming relationship is challenged when their careers pull them in different directions.

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Finn Wittrock, John Legend, J.K. Simmons