Starring: Sandra Bullock, Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin, Jennifer Saunders, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Allison Janney, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jon Hamm, Katy Mixon, Derek Blankenship, Dave Rosenbaum Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family Synopsis: Illumination Entertainment's fifth motion picture in its global partnership with Universal Pictures will be a spin-off from the phenomenally successful Despicable Me franchise, centering on the iconic Minion characters introduced in the blockbuster 2010 film. With its all-new storyline, The Untitled Minions Project will take full advantage of the delightfully unpredictable comedy antics of the Minions and place them in equally unexpected settings with memorable human characters. The 3D-CG comedy adventure will be produced by Illumination's Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and it will be directed by Pierre Coffin. Brian Lynch has written the screenplay for Untitled Minions Project , which will be co-directed by Kyle Balda. Chris Renaud will serve as executive producer of the film. The Minions will next be seen in Despicable Me 2, which arrives in theaters on July 3, 2013.
103 min PGfor scary and intense creature action and images, and for some rude humor.
Starring: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Jillian Bell Genre: Fantasy, Adventure Synopsis: Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah (Odeya Rush), living right next door. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach’s comes when he learns that Hannah has a mysterious dad who is revealed to be R. L. Stine (Jack Black), the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. It turns out that there is a reason why Stine is so strange… he is a prisoner of his own imagination—the monsters that his books made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. When Zach unintentionally unleashes the monsters from their manuscripts and they begin to terrorize the town, it’s suddenly up to Stine, Zach, and Hannah to get all of them back in the books where they belong.
135 min PG-13for some violence and brief strong language.
Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance Genre: Drama Synopsis: A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan’s life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.
min PG-13for intense sequences of violence and action, and for some thematic material
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone Genre: Action, Sci-Fi Adventure Synopsis:The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 brings the franchise to its powerful final chapter, in which Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival—they are for the future.
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Joaquim De Almeida, Ann Dowd, Anthony Mackie, Scoot McNairy, Billy Bob Thornton, Zoe Kazan Genre: Comedy, Drama Synopsis: When a group of American consultants accept the challenge of getting an unpopular Bolivian president re-elected, they realize they need help. Tracking down retired maverick political consultant Jane Bodine (Bullock) to her cabin in the woods, they persuade her to lead the team—a decision they quickly come to regret, as “Calamity” Jane begins to live up to her nickname, unleashing her very own brand of chaos on the campaign. Just as all seems lost, the loathsome Pat Candy (Thornton), Jane’s worst enemy, arrives in town to work for the opposition. Suddenly things become personal and as the battle begins the consultants get to see Jane the legend in action.
Starring: Noah Schnapp, Alex Garfin, Hadley Miller, Mariel Sheets, Noah Johnston, AJ Tecce, Venus Schultheis, Rebecca Bloom, Mar Mar, Madisyn Shipman Genre: Animation Synopsis: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state-of-the-art 3D animation. Snoopy, the world’s most lovable beagle—and flying ace—embarks upon his greatest mission as he takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis The Red Baron, while his best pal, Charlie Brown, begins his own epic quest. From the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of the Ice Age films, The Peanuts Movie will prove that every underdog has his day.
min PG-13for intense sequences of action an violence, some disturbing images, sensuality and language.
Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Monica Bellucci, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Andrew Scott, Rory Kinnear, Dave Bautista Genre: Action Synopsis: A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind Spectre.
Starring: Martin Sheen, Antonio Banderas, Lou Diamond Phillips, Juliette Binoche, Gabriel Byrne, James Brolin, Rodrigo Santoro, Oscar Nunez, Cote de Pablo Genre: Synopsis: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign of hope. But 200 stories beneath the surface, in the suffocating heat and with tensions rising, provisions—and time—were quickly running out. A story of resilience, personal transformation and triumph of the human spirit, the film takes us to the Earth’s darkest depths, revealing the psyches of the men trapped in the mine, and depicting the courage of both the miners and their families who refused to give up. Based on the gripping true story of survival—and filmed with the cooperation of the miners, their families and their rescuers—The 33 reveals the never-before-seen actual events that unfolded, above and below ground, which became nothing less than a worldwide phenomenon.
Starring: Frances McDormand, Neil Patrick Harris, Judy Greer, John Lithgow, Bill Hader, Lucas Neff, Alisha Heng Genre: Animation Synopsis:The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.
min PG-13 for macabre images, violence and a sequence of destruction.
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Daniel Mays, Mark Gatiss, Bronson Webb, Valene Kane, Andrew Scott, Guillaume Delaunay, Jessica Brown Findlay, Alistair Petrie, Adrian Schiller, Spencer Wilding, Louise Brealey, Callum Turner, Freddie Fox Genre: Action Synopsis: James McAvoy is Victor Frankenstein and Daniel Radcliffe stars as Igor in a unique, never-before-seen twist on Mary Shelley’s classic 19th century novel. Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man—and the legend—we know today.
141 min PG-13for some strong language, injury images, and brief nudity
Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Sean Bean, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Pena, Aksel Hennie, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Kristen Wiig, Donald Glover, Brian Caspe, Lili Bordan, Mackenzie Davis, Naomi Scott Genre: Sci-Fi Action Synopsis: Mark Watney is stranded on Mars after his crew departs the planet, thinking he's dead. He plans his survival as he rations food and builds a green house with his knowledge and expertise as a botanist. Meanwhile, back on Earth an imaging satellite shows NASA he is alive. They hatch a plan to get him home that backfires. They inform his crew, who are on a course to return to Earth, that he is still alive. The crew devises a plan to turn around and retrieve him. The stakes are high as the world watches the crew's mission to make contact and attempt a rescue of Mark.
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Phylicia Rashad, Tessa Thompson, Will Blagrove, Michael Falkenhagen, Tony Bellew, Juan-Pablo Veza, Dominic Longo Genre: Drama, Sports Synopsis: From Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures comes award-winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s Creed. The film explores a new chapter in the Rocky story and stars Academy Award® nominee Sylvester Stallone in his iconic role. The film also reunites Coogler with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan as the son of Apollo Creed.
Starring: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell, Emjay Anthony, Stefania Lavie Owen with Krista Stadler Genre: Horror, Comedy Synopsis: Legendary Pictures’ Krampus, a darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the holiday. The horror-comedy tells the story of young Max (Emjay Anthony), who turns his back on Christmas as his dysfunctional family comes together and comically clashes over the holidays. When they accidentally unleash the wrath of Krampus—an ancient entity from European folklore—all hell breaks loose and beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own. Now, the fractured family is forced to unite if they hope to survive.
Starring: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker Genre: Sci-Fi, Action Synopsis:Star Wars: The Force Awakens is directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, and features a cast including actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. They will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker. The film is being produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk, and John Williams returns as the composer. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga
min Rfor disturbing violent and sexual content including graphic nudity, and language.
Starring: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey Genre: Comedy Synopsis: 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.
Starring: Justin Long, Tom Hale, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney Genre: Family Synopsis: Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City... and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
Starring: Ray Winstone, Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Delroy Lindo, Bojesse Christopher, Teresa Palmer, Numan Acar, Clemens Schick, Nikolai Kinski, Senta Dorothea Kirschner, Matias Varela, Tobias Santelmann, Jaymes Butler, Judah Lewis Genre: Synopsis: In Alcon Entertainment’s fast-paced, high-adrenaline action thriller Point Break, a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes. The film is replete with the most daring athleticism ever seen in a motion picture. These action adventure feats are performed by elite athletes representing the world’s best in class in big-wave surfing, wingsuit flying, sheer-face snowboarding, free rock climbing, and high-speed motorcycling.
119 min Rfor bloody violence, some sexual content and brief strong language.
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver Genre: Suspense, Horror Synopsis: Legendary Pictures' Crimson Peak, a co-production with Universal Pictures, is a haunting gothic horror story directed by the master of dark fairy tales, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy series, Pacific Rim), written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins and starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Hunnam. In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds...and remembers. Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, del Toro and Callum Greene produce, and Jillian Share executive produces.
min Rfor language including sexual references, some drug use and brief violence
Starring: Bill Murray, Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride, Scott Caan, Bruce Willis, Leem Lubany Genre: Comedy Synopsis:Rock the Kasbah is the story of Richie Lanz, a rock manager with a golden ear and a taste for talent, who has seen better times. When he takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan, she gets cold feet and leaves him penniless and without his passport in Kabul. While trying to find his way home, Richie befriends a band of misfits and discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice. Against all odds, Richie will take his last shot at creating an unlikely superstar.
Starring: Vocal Talents of: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, David Spade, Mel Brooks, Steve Buscemi, Fran Drescher, Chris Kattan, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Keegan Michael Key Genre: Animation, Comedy Synopsis: Sequel to the 2012 feature film Hotel Transylvania. In this sequel, Dracula's father Vlad arrives at the hotel for a last-minute family gathering.
111 min PGfor fantasy action violence, language and some thematic material.
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara, Levi Miller Genre: Family, Adventure Synopsis: From Warner Bros. Pictures comes, Pan, a live-action Peter Pan feature directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice). Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the action adventure follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny—to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.
121 min Rstrong violence, grisly images, and language.
Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal Genre: Drama Synopsis: In Mexico, Sicario means hitman. In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by an elite government task force official (Josh Brolin) to aid in the escalating war against drugs. Led by an enigmatic consultant with a questionable past (Benicio Del Toro), the team sets out on a clandestine journey forcing Kate to question everything that she believes in order to survive. A Lionsgate presentation, a Black Label Media presentation, a Thunder Road production, a Denis Villeneuve film.
121 min PG-13for some suggestive content and brief strong language
Starring: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway Genre: Comedy Synopsis: Academy Award® winners Robert De Niro (Raging Bull, Silver Linings Playbook) and Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables, The Devil Wears Prada) star together in Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Intern. Oscar®-nominated and award-winning filmmaker Nancy Meyers (It’s Complicated, Something’s Gotta Give, Private Benjamin) is directing the comedy from her own screenplay. In The Intern, De Niro stars as Ben Whittaker, a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin (Hathaway).
121 min PG-13for intense peril and disturbing images
Starring: Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal Genre: Drama, Adventure Synopsis: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.
132 min PG-13for extended sequences of violence and action, some thematic elements, substance use and language.
Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Barry Pepper, Lili Taylor, Patricia Clarkson, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Keith Jardine, Katherine McNamara, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jacob Lofland, Rosa Salazar, Ki Hong Lee Genre: Action Synopsis: After a group of teenagers escape from a mysterious maze, they face even more danger out in the open on a devastated planet. Sequel to 2014's The Maze Runner.
103 min Rfor strong violence throughout and for language.
Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Sterling Jerins Genre: Action, Suspense Synopsis: An intense international thriller, No Escape centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city. Directed by John Erick Dowdle and written together with his brother Drew, No Escape stars Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell.