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Reel Roundup for week of April 24th

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Keanu (2016) Poster

Keanu (2016)

Certificate R 98 min   –   Comedy

Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen kitten by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.
Director:  Peter Atencio
Stars:  Keegan-Michael Key, Will Forte, Nia Long, Luis Guzmán

Mother's Day (2016) Poster

Mother’s Day (2016)

Certificate PG-13118 min   –   Comedy

Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother’s Day.
Director:  Garry Marshall
Stars:  Britt Robertson, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Timothy Olyphant

 

Ratchet and Clank (2016) Poster

Ratchet and Clank (2016)

Certificate PG94 min   –   Animation | Action | Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi

When the galaxy comes under the threat of a nefarious space captain, a mechanic and his newfound robot ally join an elite squad of combatants to save the universe.
Directors:  Kevin Munroe  | Jericca Cleland
Stars:  James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward, Rosario Dawson

 

A Beautiful Planet (2016) Poster

A Beautiful Planet (2016)

Certificate G Documentary

An exploration of Earth and beyond as seen from outer space.
Director:

Toni Myers

Stars:  Jennifer Lawrence

Viva (2015) Poster

Viva (2015)

Certificate R100 min   –   Drama

When everything is for sale, what’s the value of love? Jesus does make up for a troupe of drag performers in Havana, but dreams of being a performer. When he finally gets his chance to be on stage, a stranger emerges from the crowd and punches him in the face. The stranger is his father Angel, a former boxer, who has been absent from his life for 15 years. As father and son clash over their opposing expectations of each other, Viva becomes a love story as the men struggle to understand one another and become a family again.
Director:  Paddy Breathnach
Stars:  Héctor Medina, Jorge Perugorría, Luis Alberto García, Renata Maikel Machin Blanco

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015) Poster

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

Certificate PG-13108 min   –   Biography | Drama

Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Director:  Matt Brown
Stars:  Jeremy Irons, Dev Patel, Toby Jones, Stephen Fry

Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015) Poster

Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015)

Certificate R 109 min   –   Biography | Drama

In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.
Director:  Bob Yari
Stars:  Minka Kelly, Giovanni Ribisi, Joely Richardson, James Remar
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