New Movies In Theaters

Mae Holland (Emma Watson) thinks she is the luckiest person alive when she lands the job of her dreams at a high-tech company called the Circle. But as she moves into the immersive environment of the new workplace, she finds her life outside the campus and her privacy within beginning to disappear. Soon she is wondering if the communal philosophy may not be her worst nightmare instead

Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) has made a career out of seducing rich, older women. But when he's dumped by his most faithful meal-ticket, he loses his lavish lifestyle and his confidence in his sex appeal. Forced to live with his estranged sister (Salma Hayek), he has an opportunity to learn about love and family for the first time.

Desperate circumstances cause a young street magician (Jacob Latimore) in Los Angeles to add drug dealing to his act in order to provide for himself and is sister (Seychelles Gabriel).

Born in China G
Overall: A

This Disney Nature documentary follow the lives of several wild animals that are endangered in their native China.

Twenty years ago, mysterious lights appeared above Phoenix, Arizona, and three teens (Chelsea Lopez, Luke Spencer Roberts and Justin Matthews) went missing. Now the sister (Florence Hartigan) of one of the victims is investigating the unsolved case -- and what she finds is terrifying.

In the days leading up to WWI, three strangers meet in Constantinople: a Turkish medical student (Oscar Isaac), an American Journalist (Christian Bale) and an Armenian artist (Charlotte le Bon). Although there are tensions between the men as they vie for the lady's attention, their lovers' triangle is soon swallowed up in the bigger racial tensions and ethnic atrocities sweeping across the country.

When an arms deal between two hands goes awry, guns start blazing. The film stars Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley and Brie Larson.

When a man (Geoff Stults) leaves his wife (Katherine Heigl) and takes up with another woman (Rosario Dawson), the jilted spouse determines to make their lives so miserable that they never forget her.

New Movies on DVD

La La Land PG-13
Overall: A-

Life is almost like a musical for a jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) when he falls in love with an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) in Los Angeles.

In this fifth film in the franchise, Kate Beckinsale reprises her role as Selene. This time the skilled assassin's attempts to stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires may cost her something personal.

The Founder PG-13
Overall: B

This movie is a dramatization of the life of Ray Kroc (played by Michael Keaton), who claimed to be the founder of the world famous McDonalds fast-food franchise.

When his boy goes missing, a police officer uses all of his connects -- both above and below the law -- to get his son back.

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Upcoming New Movies

May
5

Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2

PG-13
The Guardians of the Galaxy continue their adventures in this sequel. This time the plot centers around unraveling the mysteries behind Peter Quill's (Chris Pratt) true parentage.
May
12

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

PG-13
The classic tale of King Arthur is adapted to the big screen again -- this time Charlie Hunnam plays the man destined to be ruler.
May
12

Snatched

Not Rated
This comedy starring Amy Schemer and Goldie Hawn looks at the relationships between mothers and daughters -- and kidnappers.
May
12

Lowriders

PG-13
Caught in the culture of lowrider cars and drivers, a young man (Tony Revolori) struggles to find his own means of self-expression.

Upcoming DVD Releases

May
2

Rings

PG-13
In this third installment of The Ring franchise, the same old video tape shows up, and so do the fatal consequences associated with viewing it.
May
2

Gold

R
Kenny Wells (McConaughey) has dreams of finding gold. Following a hunch, and with a trusted geologist (Edgar Ramirez) by his side, the pair go hunting for the precious metal in the Indonesian jungle -- and find more fame, fortune and failure than anyone could have anticipated.
May
2

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone

PG
A forgotten child star (Brett Dalton) thinks he has a second shot at the limelight when his is sentenced to community service at a Christian church preparing to put on its annual Passion Play. Instead he is forced to take a second look at himself and the role of religion in his life.
May
2

A Dog’s Purpose

PG
In this feel-good movie, a dog (voice of Josh Gad) wonders about his purpose as he lives and relives his life as a pet to various owners.