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Fifty Shades Darker

Drama NR

Anastasia has broken off her relationship with the troubled Christian to pursue a new career in a Seattle publishing house. While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her. Includes the R-rated theatrical version and the unrated version.

*Based on the book Fifty Shades Darker by EL James.

The Last Word

Comedy PG-13

On the last day of high school, mild-mannered English teacher Andy Campbell tries to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration, and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. Then he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland, who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throw down. News of the fight spreads like wildfire and it ends up becoming the very thing the school, and Campbell, needs.

A United Kingdom

Drama PG-13

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

*Based on the book Colour Bar by Susan Williams

The Sense of an Ending

Drama PG-13

A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.

*Based on the book The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

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The Golden Years

Drama NR

After five decades of law-abiding, tax-paying citizenship, retired couple Martha and Arthur are forced into an unexpected life of crime in this star-studded comedy heist caper.

Fist Fight

Comedy PG-13

On the last day of high school, mild-mannered English teacher Andy Campbell tries to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration, and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. Then he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland, who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throw down. News of the fight spreads like wildfire and it ends up becoming the very thing the school, and Campbell, needs.

Rupture

Sci Fi R

A single mom tries to break free from a mysterious organization that has abducted her.

The Shack

Drama PG-13

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

Get Out

Horror R

A young black man meets his white girlfriend’s parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.​

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Dheepan

Foreign NR

To escape the civil war in Sri Lanka, a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family. They end up settling in a housing project outside Paris. Even though they barely know one another, they try to build a life together.

 

The Great Wall

Action PG-13

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Logan

Action R

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

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XXX: The Return of Xander Cage

Action PG-13

The spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Action R

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began, The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

The Space Between Us

Sci Fi PG-13

Sixteen-year-old Gardner Elliot has lived his whole life with a team of scientists on Mars. He’s always longed to see Earth to find the father he’s never known and to meet a beautiful street-smart girl named Tulsa he’s become friends with online. But when his chance finally comes, doctors discover his heart can’t withstand the Earth’s atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner and Tulsa escape on a cross-country race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be.

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Upcoming Books to Films

Everything, Everything (May 19)

Drama , PG-13

A teenage girl is unable to leave her home because she has an immunodeficiency that makes her allergic to almost everything. However, her life changes for the better when she begins to communicate with the boy next door. Adapted from the YA novel of the same name by Nicola Yoon.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (May 19)

Comedy, PG

A family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course–thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to (finally!) become famous. Adapted from the children’s novel of the same name by Jeff Kinney.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (June 2)

Comedy, Animation, PG

Two grade-school kids hypnotize their mean principal into assuming a secret identity of an under-wear clad superhero who helps their fellow classmates. Adapted from the children’s book series by Dav Pilkey.

My Cousin Rachel (June 9)

Drama, Romance, PG-13

This film tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feeling become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Adapted from the novel of the same name by Daphne Du Maurier.

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 Gold

Drama R

Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard but keeping it is even more difficult, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall St.

Rings

Horror PG-13

A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a ‘movie within the movie’ that no one has ever seen until now.

The Salesman

Foreign PG-13

The story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

The Comedian

Comedy R

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jackie Burke.

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La La Land

Musical PG-13

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

Underworld: Blood Wars

Horror R

The next installment in the blockbuster franchise follows vampire death dealer Selene as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.

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