REEL ROUNDUP for week of May 2nd

Opening This Week – May 6

Captain America: Civil War (2016) Poster

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Certificate PG-13 147 min   –   Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Directors:  Anthony Russo | Joe Russo
Stars:  Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan

A Bigger Splash (2015) Poster

A Bigger Splash (2015) – [Limited]

Certificate R 124 min   –   Crime | Drama | Mystery

Director:  Luca Guadagnino

Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson

Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016) Poster

Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016) – [Limited]

Certificate PG 107 min   –   Biography | Drama | Sport

Pele’s meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading to Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama.
Directors:  Jeff Zimbalist | Michael Zimbalist
Stars:  Vincent D’Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Seu Jorge

Band of Outsiders (1964) Poster
Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery.
Director:  Jean-Luc Godard
Stars:  Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur, Danièle Girard, Louisa Colpeyn


Dark Horse (2015) Poster

Dark Horse (2015) – [Limited]

Certificate PG 85 min   –   Documentary | Drama

An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men’s club who decide to take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse
Director:  Louise Osmond

Being Charlie (2015) Poster

Being Charlie (2015) – [Limited]

97 min   –   Drama | Romance

Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he’s given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but troubled girl, Eva, and is forced to battle with drugs, elusive love and divided parents.
Director:  Rob Reiner
Stars:  Nick Robinson, Common, Cary Elwes, Devon Bostick

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