Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions: Week of March 6th


Chappie (2015)
120 min – Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller

In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
Director: Neill Blomkamp  Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser



The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

122 min – Comedy | Drama


As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Director: John Madden  Stars: Maggie Smith, Richard Gere, Bill Nighy, Judi Dench


Unfinished Business (2015)
91 min – Comedy

A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable – and unimaginable – way, including unplanned stops at a massive sex fetish event and a global economic summit.
Director: Ken Scott  Stars: Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, Tom Wilkinson, Jil Funke


Merchants of Doubt (2014)
Certificate PG-13 96 min – Documentary

A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.
Director: Robert Kenner  Stars: Patricia Callahan, Matthew Crawford, Stanton A. Glantz, James Hansen


Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank (2014)
87 min – Documentary | Biography | Drama

A portrait of recently retired Congressman Barney Frank, one of America’s most well-known and least understood political figures.
Directors: Sheila Canavan | Michael Chandler  Stars: Spencer Bachus, Mike Barnicle, Neil Barofsky, Dustin Lance Black

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