Upcoming Theatrical Releases

This is a very biased list of upcoming theatrical releases, only highlighting the things that I am personally interested in. So for your more general/more objective listings, check out Box Office Mojo or IMDb or The Numbers. Last updated from Box Office Mojo 10/2/12.

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2014

January 2014

January 3

See Eventually

Beyond Outrage
Director: Beat Takashi
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January 10

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The Legend of Hercules
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January 17

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
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Like Father, Like Son
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The Nut Job
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Ride Along
Director: Tim Story
Starring: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter
Synopsis: Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James’ sister.

Devil’s Due
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January 24

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Knights of Badassdom
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I, Frankenstein
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January 31

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Labor Day
Director: Jason Reitman
Starring: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Tobey Maguire, James Van Der Beek
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That Awkward Moment
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February 2014

February 7

Definitely See

The Lego Movie
Director: Phil Lord, Chris Miller
Starring: Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt, Will Arnett
Synopsis: The story of the popular children’s Lego building blocks.

See Eventually

The Monuments Men
Director: George Clooney
Starring: George Clooney
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A Fantastic Fear of Everything
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A Field in England
Director: Ben Wheatley
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Vampire Academy
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February 14

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RoboCop
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Endless Love
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Winter’s Tale
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About Last Night
Director: Steve Pink
Starring: Paula Patton, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy
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February 21

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The Wind Rises
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
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Pompeii
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3 Days to Kill
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February 28

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Ernest & Celestine
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Non-Stop
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Son of God
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March 2014

March 7

Pick of the Week

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Director: Wes Anderson
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300: Rise of an Empire
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
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March 14

See Eventually

Veronica Mars
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Need for Speed
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Bad Words
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Tyler Perry’s Single Mom’s Club
Director: Tyler Perry
Starring: Amy Smart, Terry Crews, Tyler Perry
Synopsis: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children’s school.

March 21

See Eventually

Jodorowsky’s Dune
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Divergent
Director: Neil Burger
Starring: Shailene Woodley
Synopsis: Set in a futuristic dystopia, a teenager seeks to break free from her homogeneous society that divides people based on human traits. She leaves her faction and joins a rival group, where she falls for a young man.

Muppets Most Wanted
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Nymphomaniac Part 1
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourgh
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God’s Not Dead
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March 28

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The Raid 2
Director: Gareth Evans
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Synopsis: Rama goes undercover to find connections between the criminal underworld and corrupt cops, and ends up in the middle of a long-simmering war between different criminal factions.

Noah
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Starring: Emma Watson, Douglas Booth, Russell Crowe
Synopsis: The epic, biblical tale of Noah and the ark.

See Eventually

Finding Vivian Maier
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Sabotage
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April 2014

April 4

Pick of the Week

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan
Synopsis: Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world.

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Under the Skin
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Starring: Scarlett Johansson
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Alan Partridge: The Movie
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The Unknown Known
Director: Errol Morris
Starring: Donald Rumsfeld
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Nymphomaniac Vol 2
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg
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Dom Hemingway
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April 11

Pick of the Week

Only Lovers Left Alive
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Tilda Swinton
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See Eventually

Oculus
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Joe
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Rio 2
Director: Carlos Saldanha
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Foxx
Synopsis: The plot will involve the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Draft Day
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April 18

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Transcendence
Director: Wally Pfister
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Nymphomaniac Part 2
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg
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Bears
Director: Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey
Synopsis: A look at the life of bears living in Alaska’s coastal mountains and shores.

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A Haunted House 2
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Heaven Is For Real
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April 25

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Blue Ruin
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Locke
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Brick Mansions
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The Other Woman
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The Quiet Ones
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May 2014

May 2

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Belle
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Director: Marc Webb
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Shailene Woodley
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May 9

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The Double
Director: Richard Ayoade
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg
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Chef
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Neighbors
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Mom’s Night Out
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May 16

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The Immigrant
Director: James Gray
Starring: Marion Cotillard
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Godzilla
Director: Gareth Edwards
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Million Dollar Arm
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May 23

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X-Men: Days of Future Past
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Patrick Stewart
Synopsis: The X-Men must travel in time to change a major historical event that could globally impact on man and mutant kind.

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Blended
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May 30

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We Are the Best!

Director: Lukas Moodysson
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Night Moves
Director: Kelly Reichardt
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg
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Maleficent
Director: Robert Stromberg
Starring: Angelina Jolie
Synopsis: The “Sleeping Beauty” tale is told from the perspective of the princess’ evil nemesis, Maleficent.

A Million Ways to Die in the West
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June 2014

June 6

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The Edge of Tomorrow
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Charlotte Riley, Bill Paxton
Synopsis: A soldier fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle, though he becomes better skilled along the way.

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Obvious Child
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The Fault in Our Stars
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June 20

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How to Train Your Dragon 2
Director: Dean DeBlois
Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Kirstin Wiig

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The Rover
Director: David Michod
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22 Jump Street
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June 20

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Coherence
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Venus in Fur
Director: Roman Polanski
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Jersey Boys
Director: Clint Eastwood
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Think Like a Man Too
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June 27

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Snowpiercer
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Starring: Tilda Swinton
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Transformers 4
Director: Michael Bay
Starring: Shia LaBoeuf
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July 2014

July 4

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Life Itself
Director: Steve James
Starring: Roger Ebert
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Tammy
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Earth to Echo
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Deliver Us From Evil
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July 11

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Boyhood
Director: Richard Linklater
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Closed Curtain
Director: Jafar Panahi
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Director: Matt Reeves
Starring: Andy Serkis
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July 18

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Mood Indigo
Director: Michel Gondry
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Wish I Was Here
Director: Zach Braff
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I Origins
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Planes: Search and Rescue
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Persecuted
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The Purge: Anarchy
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Sex Tape
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Starring: Jason Segal, Cameron Diaz
Synopsis: A couple looking to rekindle their marriage make a sex tape, then accidentally upload it to the cloud.

July 25

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Lucy
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Scarlett Johansson
Synopsis: A woman forced into being a drug mule ends up taking some of the drug, which accelerates her brain usage and makes her superhuman.

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Hercules
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And So It Goes
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August 2014

August 1

Pick of the Week

Guardians of the Galaxy
Director: James Gunn
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana
Synopsis: A ragtag group of outlaws and misfits band together to keep a powerful artifact away from a villain bent on destroying worlds.

See Eventually

Calvary
Director: John Michael McDonagh
Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly
Synopsis: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

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Get On Up
Director: Tate Taylor
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis
Synopsis: A chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

August 8

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Starring: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Noel Fisher
Synopsis: Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O’Neil and her cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan.

About Alex
Director: Jesse Zwick
Starring: Nate Parker, Jason Ritter, Maggie Grace, Max Greenfield
Synopsis: When a group of old college friends reunite over a long weekend after one of them attempts suicide, old crushes and resentments shine light on their life decisions, and ultimately push friendships and relationships to the brink.

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Into the Storm
Director: Steven Quale
Starring: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Max Deacon
Synopsis: Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.

The Hundred Foot Journey
Director: Lasse Hallström
Starring: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon
Synopsis: The Kadam family clashes with Madame Mallory, proprietress of a celebrated French restaurant, after they open their own nearby eatery, until undeniable chemistry causes the Madame to take gifted young chef Hassan under her wing.

Step Up All In
Director: Trish Sie
Starring: Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, Adam G. Sevani, Misha Gabriel Hamilton
Synopsis: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.

What If?
Director: Michael Dowse
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park, Adam Driver
Synopsis: Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.

August 15

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The Giver
Director: Phillip Noyce
Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift
Synopsis: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.

Frank
Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Domhnall Gleeson, Scoot McNairy
Synopsis: Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he’s bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

The Trip to Italy
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Starring: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rosie Fellner, Claire Keelan
Synopsis: Two men, six meals in six different places on a road trip around Italy. Liguria, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi and ending in Capri.

Life After Beth
Director: Jeff Baena
Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon
Synopsis: A young man’s recently deceased girlfriend mysteriously returns from the dead, but he slowly realizes she is not the way he remembered her.

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The One I Love
Director: Charlie McDowell
Starring: Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss, Ted Danson
Synopsis: Struggling with a marriage on the brink of falling apart, a couple escapes for a weekend in pursuit of their better selves, only to discover an unusual dilemma that awaits them.

Let’s Be Cops
Director: Luke Greenfield
Starring: Nina Dobrev, Angela Kerecz, Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr.
Synopsis: Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

The Expendables 3
Director: Patrick Hughes
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jet Li, Jason Statham
Synopsis: Barney and his team, known as “The Expendables”, come into conflict with ruthless arms dealer Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables’ co-founder, who is determined to destroy the team.

August 27

See Eventually

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Director: Robert Rodriguez/Frank Miller
Starring: Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Rosario Dawson, Eva Green
Synopsis: The town’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants.

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When the Game Stands Tall
Director: Thomas Carter
Starring: Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern
Synopsis: The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur (Jim Caviezel), who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.

If I Stay
Director: R.J. Cutler
Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Liana Liberato
Synopsis: Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined.

August 29

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The November Man
Director: Roger Donaldson
Starring: Olga Kurylenko, Pierce Brosnan, Eliza Taylor, Luke Bracey
Synopsis: An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.

The Congress
Director: Ari Folman
Starring: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti
Synopsis: An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn’t consider.

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As Above/So Below
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Starring: Ben Feldman, Edwin Hodge, Perdita Weeks
Synopsis: A thriller centered on two archaeologists in search of a lost treasure in the catacombs below Paris.

Jessabelle
Director: Kevin Greutert
Starring: Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, Joelle Carter, David Andrews
Synopsis: Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return — and has no intention of letting her escape.

September 2014

September 5

See Eventually

God Help the Girl
Director: Stuart Murdoch
Starring: Olly Alexander, Hannah Murray, Pierre Boulanger
Synopsis: Set in Glasgow, Scotland, the film is about a girl called Eve who is in the hospital dealing with some emotional problems and starts writing songs as a way of getting better. Songwriting becomes her way forward, leading her to the City where she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own. What follows is a story of renaissance over the course of a long, dream-like Summer.

September 12

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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
Director: Ned Benson
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Ryan Eggold, Bill Hader
Synopsis: One couple’s story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

The Drop
Director: Michaël R. Roskam
Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Elizabeth Rodriguez
Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living – no matter the cost.

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Search Party
Director: Scot Armstrong
Starring: Alison Brie, Krysten Ritter, T.J. Miller, Lance Reddick
Synopsis: A pair of friends embark on a mission to reunite their pal with the woman he was going to marry.

Before I Go to Sleep
Director: Rowan Joffe
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong
Synopsis: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.

No Good Deed
Director: Sam Miller
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba, Leslie Bibb, Kate del Castillo
Synopsis: Terri (Taraji P. Henson) is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin (Idris Elba), a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and terrorizes her family.

Dolphin Tale 2
Director: Charles Martin Smith
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Kris Kristofferson
Synopsis: The team of people who saved Winter’s life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother’s passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.

September 19

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Tracks
Director: John Curran
Starring: Mia Wasikowski, Adam Driver
Synopsis: A young woman goes on a 1,700 mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with her four camels and faithful dog.

The Maze Runner
Director: Wes Ball
Stars: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Synopsis: Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.

Hector and the Search for Happiness
Director: Peter Chelsom
Stars: Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg, Stellan Skarsgård, Toni Collette
Synopsis: A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.

Not Interested

A Walk Among Tombstones
Director: Scott Frank
Stars: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, Boyd Holbrook, Sebastian Roché
Synopsis: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

This Is Where I Leave You
Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Abigail Spencer
Synopsis: When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

Tusk
Director: Kevin Smith
Stars: Genesis Rodriguez, Haley Joel Osment, Justin Long
Synopsis: A man is captured by a maniac and tortured, physically and mentally, into becoming a walrus.

September 26

Pick of the Week

The Boxtrolls
Directors: Graham Annable | Anthony Stacchi
Stars: Elle Fanning, Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, Isaac Hempstead Wright
Synopsis: A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow.

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The Equalizer
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas, Dan Bilzerian
Synopsis: A former black ops commando who faked his death for a quiet life in Boston comes out of his retirement to rescue a young girl and finds himself face to face with Russian gangsters.

October 2014

October 3

Definitely See

Gone Girl
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry
Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

Not Interested

Annabelle
Director: John R. Leonetti
Stars: Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard, Eric Ladin, Tony Amendola
Synopsis: The plot is unknown, but the project is a spin-off to The Conjuring.

October 10

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Whiplash
Director: Damien Chazelle
Stars: Miles Teller, Melissa Benoist, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser
Synopsis: A young musician struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer.

Kill the Messenger
Director: Michael Cuesta
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Michael Sheen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Robert Patrick
Synopsis: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA’s role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.

Not Interested

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Director: Miguel Arteta
Stars: Bella Thorne, Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dick Van Dyke
Synopsis: Alexander wakes up with gum in his hair, and things just get worse as his day progresses.

Addicted
Director: Bille Woodruff
Stars: Kat Graham, William Levy, Boris Kodjoe, Sharon Leal
Synopsis: A wife is tested when she cheats on her husband, and it threatens to ruin her and her family.

The Interview
Directors: Evan Goldberg | Seth Rogen
Stars: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park, Lizzy Caplan
Synopsis: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show “Skylark Tonight.” When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un.

The Judge
Director: David Dobkin
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Balthazar Getty
Synopsis: Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

October 17

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Book of Life
Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez
Stars: Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum, Ron Perlman, Christina Applegate
Synopsis: Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Birdman
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough
Synopsis: A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.

Nightcrawler
Director: Dan Gilroy
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Anne McDaniels
Synopsis: A young man stumbles upon the underground world of L.A. freelance crime journalism.

Dracula Untold
Director: Gary Shore
Stars: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks, Sarah Gadon
Synopsis: The origin story of the man who becomes Dracula.

Not Interested

The Best of Me
Director: Michael Hoffman
Stars: Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Liana Liberato, Luke Bracey
Synopsis: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.

October 24

Not Interested

Laggies
Director: Lynn Shelton
Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell, Ellie Kemper
Synopsis: A woman stuck in permanent adolescence lies to her fiancé about going on a retreat and spends the time hanging out with friends instead.

St. Vincent
Director: Theodore Melfi
Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Bill Murray, Chris O’Dowd
Synopsis: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.

Ouija
Director: Stiles White
Stars: Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, Daren Kagasoff, Bianca A. Santos
Synopsis: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.

Paranormal Activity 5
Director: Gregory Plotkin
Stars: Katie Featherston, Tyler Craig
Synopsis: Unknown

October 31

Maybe See

Why Don’t You Play in Hell
Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Jun Kunimura, Fumi Nikaidô, Shin’ichi Tsutsumi
Synopsis: A renegade film crew becomes embroiled with a yakuza clan feud.

Horns
Director: Alexandre Aja
Stars: Juno Temple, Daniel Radcliffe, Sabrina Carpenter
Synopsis: In the aftermath of his girlfriend’s mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.

Not Interested

ABCs of Death 2
Director: various
Starring: various
Synopsis: Be ready to learn your ABC’s again with 26 new directors and 26 new deaths bring your kids to a blood and gore filled horror so good your face will be blood red.

November 2014

November 7

Definitely See

Interstellar
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Wes Bentley
Synopsis: A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Big Hero 6
Directors: Don Hall | Chris Williams
Stars: Genesis Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Jamie Chung, Alan Tudyk
Synopsis: A group of six superheroes are recruited by the government to protect the nation.

November 14

Maybe See

Foxcatcher
Director: Bennett Miller
Stars: Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Michael Hall, Steve Carell
Synopsis: Based on the true story of Mark Schultz, an Olympic wrestler whose relationship with sponsor John du Pont and brother Dave Schultz would lead to unlikely circumstances.

Fury
Director: David Ayer
Stars: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Scott Eastwood
Synopsis: April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Not Interested

Beyond the Lights
Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
Stars: Minnie Driver, Danny Glover, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Aisha Hinds
Synopsis: A talented young musician on the brink of super stardom struggles with the pressure of her new-found success.

Dumb and Dumber To
Directors: Bobby Farrelly | Peter Farrelly
Stars: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Angela Kerecz, Laurie Holden
Synopsis: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.

November 21

Definitely See

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson
Synopsis: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.

Maybe See

The Imitation Game
Director: Morten Tyldum
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Charles Dance
Synopsis: English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, helps crack the Enigma code during World War II.

Not Interested

McFarland
Director: Niki Caro
Stars: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor, Vincent Martella
Synopsis: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

V/H/S Viral

Directors: Justin Benson | Gregg Bishop | Todd Lincoln | Aaron Moorhead | Marcel Sarmiento | Nacho Vigalondo
Stars: Blair Redford, Carrie Keagan, Michael Flores, Jessica Luza
Synopsis: Follows fame-obsessed teens who unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation.

November 26

Not Interested

The Penguins of Madagascar
Directors: Eric Darnell | Simon J. Smith
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Stormare, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong
Synopsis: Super spy teams aren’t born…they’re hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. These elitists of the elite are joining forces with a chic undercover organization, The North Wind. Led by handsome and husky Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then…you know). Together, they must stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, from destroying the world as we know it.

Horrible Bosses 2
Director: Sean Anders
Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, Kevin Spacey
Synopsis: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don’t go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.

December 2014

December 5

Maybe See

Wild
Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Gaby Hoffmann, Laura Dern, Michiel Huisman
Synopsis: A chronicle of one woman’s 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe.

Not Interested

The Pyramid
Director: Grégory Levasseur
Stars: Ashley Hinshaw, Denis O’Hare, James Buckley
Synopsis: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid’s depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become desperate to seek daylight again. They come to realize they aren’t just trapped, they are being hunted.

December 12

Definitely See

Inherent Vice
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Josh Brolin, Jena Malone, Joaquin Phoenix, Sasha Pieterse
Synopsis: In Los Angeles in 1970, drug-fueled detective Larry “Doc” Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Maybe See

Exodus: Gods and Kings
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Aaron Paul, Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, Joel Edgerton
Synopsis: An account of Moses’ hand in leading the Israelite slaves out of Egypt.

Not Interested

Demonic
Director: Will Canon
Stars: Maria Bello, Frank Grillo, Cody Horn
Synopsis: A police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of five people who were killed while trying to summon ghosts.

December 19

Definitely See

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Martin Freeman, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom
Synopsis: The Company of Thorin has reached Smaug’s lair; but can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor and the treasure? And, if so, can they hold on to it?

Maybe See

Annie
Director: Will Gluck
Stars: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale
Synopsis: Business tycoon and mayoral candidate Benjamin Stacks launches a campaign to take in Annie, a young girl who has been living with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan since her parents left her as a baby.

Not Interested

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Ben Stiller, Rebel Wilson, Robin Williams, Rami Malek
Synopsis: Larry leaves New York City for London on a quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

December 25

Definitely See

Into the Woods
Director: Rob Marshall
Starring: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt
Synopsis: A witch conspires to teach important lessons to various characters of popular children’s stories including Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel.

Maybe See

Unbroken
Director: Angelina Jolie
Stars: Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Jai Courtney
Synopsis: A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

Paddington
Director: Paul King
Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters
Synopsis: A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family, who read the label around his neck (‘Please look after this bear. Thank you.’) and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist…

Not Interested

Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Director: Steve Pink
Stars: Angela Kerecz, Adam Scott, Gillian Jacobs
Synopsis: When Lou, who has become the “father of the Internet,” is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.

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