Coming Attractions

COMING ATTRACTIONS through Memorial Day Weekend

Alright kids…the summer movie season has officially begun with the openings of Captain America and The Amaing Spiderman 2 already in a theatre near you…  Here are just a few more added that should keep you busy past Memorial Day Weekend…

Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) Poster

Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

Certificate R 111 min   –   Drama | Romance

Metascore: 54/100 (5 reviews)
Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.

Biyi Bandele

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Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (2013) Poster

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (2013)

86 min   –   Documentary | Drama

World-renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei is under house arrest and restricted by the Chinese authorities in everything he does. But he does it anyway.

Andreas Johnsen

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Chinese Puzzle (2013) Poster

Chinese Puzzle (2013)

Certificate R 117 min   –   Comedy | Drama | Romance

A 40-year-old father of two, still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can’t bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.

Cédric Klapisch

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The Immigrant (2013) Poster

The Immigrant (2013)

Certificate R 120 min   –   Drama | Mystery | Romance | Thriller

Metascore: 63/100 (9 reviews)
On the mean streets of Manhattan, Ewa falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution.

James Gray

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Million Dollar Arm (2014) Poster

Million Dollar Arm (2014)

Certificate PG 124 min   –   Biography | Drama | Sport

A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.

Craig Gillespie

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Godzilla (2014) Poster

Godzilla (2014)

Certificate PG-13 123 min   –   Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

The world’s most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.

Gareth Edwards

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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) Poster

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Certificate PG-13 131 min   –   Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

Bryan Singer

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Certificate PG-13 117 min   –   Comedy

After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.

Frank Coraci

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Cold in July (2014) Poster

Cold in July (2014)

109 min   –   Drama | Thriller

In 1980s East Texas, two fathers pitted against each other in revenge must band together to uncover a darker truth.

Jim Mickle

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Words and Pictures (2013) Poster

Words and Pictures (2013)

Certificate PG-13 111 min   –   Comedy | Drama | Romance

An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

Fred Schepisi

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