We’ve got hormonal teens in space this week as Voyagers blasts off to the big screen.
We’ve got a lighter week ahead of us as only two new movies head to theaters. Not surprising, since Godzilla Vs. Kong looks to be dominating the box office for the foreseeable future. The video on demand market helps to pick up the slack, spacing out new offerings all week.
A crew of astronauts on a multi-generational mission descend into paranoia and madness, not knowing what is real or not.
Staff Thoughts: When all I knew about this movie was the basic plot, I was very interested. The trailer kinda puts me off the film though. As much as I love Colin Farrell, I dislike Tye Sheridan pretty much equally. The science fiction plot could go either way: it’s mixing some pretty standard ideas, but familiar sci fi tropes done well don’t need to be groundbreaking. Cautiously optimistic.
A young man in 1981 South Africa must complete his brutal and racist two years of compulsory military service while desperately maintaining the secrecy of his homosexuality.
This riveting, Cannes-selected #MeToo drama from debut filmmaker Charlène Favier follows the relationship between a teenage ski prodigy and her predatory instructor.
Video on Demand
Kevin and his girlfriend Evelyn are camping in the woods when she is abducted and impregnated by otherworldly beings. As the entity inside her begins to grow at a rapid rate, Evelyn’s cravings can only be satiated by the taste of human flesh. When she brutally attacks a doctor, they go on the run to the big city where they can find help to remove the embryo that is slowly taking over Evelyn’s body.
Ben and Mark, cancer survivors as teenagers, search out fun and adventure, after a piece of news forces each character to change their perspective on life. Their friendship is tested as old wounds are opened and they discover their true selves.
Space Dogs: Tropical Adventure
When a mysterious and dangerous whirlpool appears in the tropics of the Atlantic Ocean, astronauts Belka and Strelka are sent to investigate. With the help of their good friends, Belka and Strelka must once again act heroically and complete a daring mission to save the planet along with the distant home of their new alien friends.
The Power (Shudder)
London, 1974. As Britain prepares for electrical blackouts to sweep across the country, trainee nurse Val (Rose Williams) arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val is forced to work the night shift, finding herself in a dark, near empty building. Within these walls lies a deadly secret, forcing Val to face both her own traumatic past and deepest fears in order to confront the malevolent force that’s intent on destroying everything around her.
City of Lies
This crime-thriller follows the investigation into the infamous murder of iconic rap artist Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. it follows determined LAPD detective Russell Poole (Johnny Depp), who spent nearly 20 years trying to solve the murder, and Jack Jackson (Forest Whitaker), a journalist who teams up with Poole in search of the elusive truth.
In HELD, Emma (Jill Awbrey) and Henry’s (Bart Johnson) marriage is losing its spark. In an effort to reconnect, they vacation to a remote high-end rental, complete with automated smart house features and integrated security. However, after suspecting a nighttime intruder they decide to flee, only to become forcibly trapped inside by the automated security system.
When his wife and daughter are senselessly murdered, a grieving man finds himself caught up in a war between a group of charismatic vigilantes and the crime that infests their city.
The Last Right
New York-based Daniel Murphy (MICHIEL HUISMAN) wakes on a flight to Ireland to find elderly passenger Padraig Murphy (no relation) (JIM NORTON) has died in the next seat. To his surprise, the lonely Padraig had just listed him as his next of kin. Daniel, his autistic brother (SAMUEL BOTTOMLEY) and a woman (NIAMH ALGAR) they’ve just met must journey across the Emerald Isle to bury the stranger, becoming the focus of a nationwide manhunt for body snatching.
My True Fairytale
A terrific balance between the mysterious and hopeful, MY TRUE FAIRYTALE follows Angie Goodwin, a 17-year-old who vanishes after a horrific accident in the close-knit town of Gardenland, FL. As the police, her family, and friends search for her, she embarks on her own mysterious journey to “save the world” and fulfill her childhood fantasy of becoming…a superhero.