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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun-Movies Opening August 31, 2018
By Kam Williams
Published August 23, 2018

(IMDB.com)

WIDE RELEASES 

Kin (PG-13 for violence, intense action, suggestive material, alcohol abuse, profanity and mature themes) Sci-fi thriller about a recently-paroled ex-con (Jack Reynor) who ends up on the run with his adopted teenage brother (Myles Truitt) from the feds, a vengeful criminal (James Franco) and a horde of otherworldly soldiers. Cast includes Carrie Coon, Zoe Kravitz and Dennis Quaid.

 

Operation Finale (PG-13 for mature themes, disturbing images and some profanity) Historical drama recreating the top secret Israeli mission led by Mossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac) to Argentina to capture Nazi fugitive Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley), the architect of the Holocaust. With Melanie Laurent, Nick Kroll and Joe Alwyn. (In English and Spanish with subtitles) 

 

Ya Veremos (PG-13 for suggestive content and some profanity) Coming-of-age drama, set in Mexico, about an adolescent (Emiliano Aramayo) already upset about his parents’ (Mauricio Ochmann and Fernanda Castillo) impending divorce who suddenly has to undergo an operation to save his eyesight. Supporting cast includes Erik Hayser, Paco Rueda and Ariel Levy. (In Spanish with subtitles)

 

INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN

Active Measures (PG-13 for violence, war images, crude sexual references and mature themes) Investigative documentary chronicling Vladimir Putin’s covert efforts to influence political campaigns all around the world via bribes, propaganda and cyber attacks, including the U.S.’ 2016 presidential election,. Featuring commentary by Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Sheldon Whitehouse.

 

Big Brother (Unrated) Martial arts drama, set in Hong Kong, about a schoolteacher (Donnie Yen) with rusty academic skills but fists of steel whose unconventional approach to education comes in handy when his class is invaded by a motley gang of fighters. With Joe Chen, Kang Yu and Ye Fan. (In Cantonese and English with subtitles)

Blood Fest (Unrated) Horror comedy about fright fans who flock to a scary movie festival only to discover that the show’s charismatic promoter (Owen  Egerton) is a psycho with a grisly, hidden agenda. Co-starring Seychelle Gabriel, Robbie Kay and Jacob Batalon.

Destination Wedding (R for sexuality and pervasive profanity) Romantic comedy revolving around a couple of miserable wedding guests (Keanu Reeves and  Winoa Ryder) who fall for each other at the reception. Cast includes Greg Lucey, Ted Dubost and D. Rosh Wright.

The Little Stranger (R for disturbing bloody images) Suspense thriller, set during the summer of 1948, about a country doctor (Domnhall Gleason) who encounters more than he bargained for when he makes a house call to a haunted Gothic mansion where his mother once worked as a maid. With Will Poulter, Charlotte Rampling and Ruth Wilson.

A Paris Education (Unrated) Coming-of-age drama about an aspiring, young filmmaker (Andranic Manet) who moves from Lyon to Paris to study cinema only to fall under the spell of a charismatic classmate (Corentin Fila). Featuring Diane Rouxel, Jenna Thiam and Sophie Verbeeck. (In French with subtitles)

Reprisal (R for profanity and violence) Cat-and-mouse thriller about a bank manager (Frank Grillo) who teams up with an ex-cop (Bruce Willis) to apprehend the robber (Johnathon Schaech) who murdered his co-worker. Cast includes Olivia Culpo, Jesse Pruett and Natali Yura.

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