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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
By Kam Williams
Published April 26, 2019

(Imdb.com)

WIDE RELEASES

Avengers: Endgame (PG-13 for action, violence and profanity) 22nd and final installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series finds the surviving Avengers joining forces with their superhero allies to mount one last stand in defense of the planet. Co-starring Brie Larson, Paul Rudd, Josh Brolin, Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson and Robert Downey, Jr.

 

INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS

Aurora (Unrated) Horror flick, set in the Philippines, about a tiny island left haunted by ghosts after a passenger ship crashes on its shores. Ensemble cast includes Anne Curtis, Marco Gumabao and Mercedes Cabral. (In Filipino and Tagalog with subtitles)

 

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache’ (Unrated) Reverential retrospective chronicling the career of a pioneer filmmaker (1873-1968) best remembered for directing “A Fool and His Money,” the first movie to feature an entirely African American cast. With commentary by Lake Bell, Peter Billingsley and Diablo Cody. Also features commentary from Ava Duvernay, Patty Jenkins, and Peter Farrelly (among many others).  Narrated by Jodie Foster and directed by Pamela B. Green.

 

Body at Brighton Rock (R for profanity and some bloody images) Suspense thriller revolving around a state park summer employee (Karina Fontes) forced to spend the night in the mountain wilderness without a radio after stumbling upon a disturbing crime scene. Cast includes Casey Adams, John Getz and Emily Althaus.

 

JT Leroy (R for sexuality, brief nudity and pervasive profanity) Adaptation of Savannah Knoop’s (Kristen Stewart) memoir about her six years spent masquerading as JT Leroy, a literary persona created by her sister-in-law (Laura Dern).

 

Ploey (PG for peril and rude humor) Animated adventure about a flightless plover chick (Jamie Oram) forced to fend for himself alone in the Arctic after his family migrates south for the winter without him. Voice cast includes Sean Astin, John Stamos and Debbie Chazen.

 

The White Crow (R for profanity, sexuality and graphic nudity) Political biopic recounting legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s (Oleg Ivenko) defection to the West. With Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hoffmann and Zach Avery. (In Russian, French and English with subtitles)

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