A Dog’s Journey (PG for peril, rude humor and mature themes) Heartwarming family tale about a stray dog that touches the lives of all the strangers it meets. Staring Dennis Quaid, Betty Gilpin and Josh Gad.
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (R for profanity and pervasive violence) Third installment of the action-fueled franchise finds Keanu Reeves returning as assassin with a $14 million dollar bounty on his head and on the run from a gang of blood-thirsty hit men. With Laurence Fishburne, Halle Berry and Ian McShane.
The Sun Is Also a Star (PG-13 for profanity and suggestive content) Romance drama about a teenage girl who falls in love with a boy of her dreams on the same day her family is supposed to be deported from New York City. Co-starring Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton.
INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS
All Creatures Here Below (Unrated) Harrowing tale of survival revolving around a desperate homeless couple (David Dastmalchian and Karen Gillan) on the run from the police as they travel from L.A. to Kansas City. With Jennifer Morrison, David Koechner, John Doe and Richard Cabral.
Aniara (R for for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, disturbing images and drug use) Adaptation of Harry Martinsson’s sci-fi thriller of the same name about a crew that only learns en route that their space trip to Mars is only one way. Cast includes Emilie Jonssen, Bianca Cruzeiro and Arvin Kananian.
The Meanest Man in Texas (Unrated) Adaptation of Clyde Thompson’s (Mateus Ward) memoir of the same name, recounting the death row inmate’s conversion and redemption after being convicted of murder. Co-starring Jamie McShane, Alexandra Bard and Casey Bond.
The Souvenir (R for some sexuality, graphic nudity, drug material and language) Suspense thriller, set in the Eighties, revolving around a young film student (Honor Swinton-Byrne) who becomes romantically involved with a charismatic stranger (Tom Burke). With Neil Young, Tosin Cole and Tilda Swinton.
The Third Wife (R for graphic sexual content) Romance drama, set in the 19thCentury, revolving around a 14 year-old girl (Nguyen Phuong Tra My) torn between freedom and marrying a wealthy landowner (Le Vu Long). Cast includes Lam Thanh My and Mai Thu Huong Maya. (In Vietnamese with subtitles)
Trial by Fire (R for pervasive profanity, some violence, disturbing images, sexual material and brief nudity) Crime biopic recounting the courtroom drama surrounding Cameron Todd Willingham’s trial for murdering his three children based on shaky evidence. With Laura Dern, Jack O’Connell and Emily Meade.