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Just Released August 25 —
ALOHA PG-13/Romantic Comedy/Dir: Cameron Crowe (Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone) A military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs – the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii – and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.
Recent Releases —
CHAPPIE R/Sci-Fi/Dir: Neill Blomkamp (Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman) Sometime in the future robots are used as a police force. One of these droids is taken and reprogrammed to have feelings and the ability to think for itself. The powers-that-be learn of this development and see it as a threat to the world order.
EX MACHINA R/Sci-Fi/Dir: Alex Garland (Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac) Caleb works at a giant Internet company and wins a trip to the owner’s remote mountain retreat. There he finds his real job is to analyze a beautiful female robot that is running state-of-the-art artificial intelligence.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD PG-13/Drama/ Dir: Thomas Vinterberg (Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen) Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy. The story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless sergeant; and William Boldwood, a mature bachelor.
HOME PG/Animated Fantasy/Dir: Tim Johnson (Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin)?A cute alien named Oh that has run away from his own people winds up on Earth having adventures with a girl named Tip.
HOT PURSUIT PG-13/Comedy/Dir: Anne Fletcher (Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, Matthew Del Negro) A chase through Texas that involves a straight-arrow cop protecting a flashy widow whose husband was a drug boss. Thugs and crooked cops are hot on their heels as the women try to get to court so the widow can testify.
SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL PG/Romantic Comedy/Dir: John Madden (Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy) In this sequel, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has one room left and two people vying for it. This leads to the idea of opening a second hotel.
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS NR/Mockumentary/Dirs: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brug) Housemates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are three vampires who are trying to get by in modern society. When their 8,000-year-old roommate Petyr turns 20-something human hipster Nick into a vampire, the guys must guide him through his newfound eternal life. In return, they are forced to learn a thing or two about modern society.
WOMAN IN GOLD PG-13/Drama/Dir: Simon Curtis (Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl) Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s famous painting “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I.” Together with her young lawyer she embarks upon a major legal battle.