What’s Hitting the Big Screen This Week?
Movies that are to be released on February 25th and 27th, 2015.
Apologies for missing last week’s edition. It was a very busy week for me. These are the movies that came out on the 20th of February. The links are to their IMDB page.
So now onto the upcoming week.
Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Gerald McRaney
Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Writers: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Genre: Crime / Drama / Comedy
Runtime: 104 mins.
Plot: In the midst of veteran con man Nicky’s latest scheme, a woman from his past – now an accomplished femme fatale – shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
Cast: Salma Hayek, Togo Igawa, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Laura Cepeda, Akie Kotabe
Director: Joe Lynch
Writers: Joe Lynch, Yale Hannon
Genre: Action / Thriller
Runtime: 92 mins
Plot: An action/thriller centered on a woman who faces down assassins sent by her ex, a mob boss, while holed up in her apartment.
MAPS TO THE STARS
Cast: John Cusack, Robert Pattinson, Julianne Moore, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, Mia Wasikowska, Evan Bird
Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: Bruce Wagner
Runtime: 111 mins.
Plot: A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Cast: Eva Green, Jonathan Pryce, Mads Mikkelsen, Douglas Henshall, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Michael Raymond-James, Mikael Persbrandt, Eric Cantona
Director: Kristian Levring
Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen, Kristian Levring
Genre: Drama / Western
Runtime: 92 mins.
Plot: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family’s murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
THE LAZARUS EFFECT
Cast: Sarah Bolger, Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters, Donald Glover
Director: David Gelb
Writers: Luke Dawson, Jeremy Slater
Genre: Thriller / Horror
Plot: A group of medical students discover a way to bring dead patients back to life.
Cast: Jason Ritter, Annie Parisse, Kevin Corrigan, Alia Shawkat, Sophia Takal, Lawrence Michael Levine
Director: Lawrence Michael Levine
Writer: Lawrence Michael Levine
Genre: Comedy / Mystery / Romance
Runtime: 96 mins.
Plot: A Brooklyn couple suspects foul play when their rent controlled neighbor suddenly drops dead.
OUT OF THE DARK
Cast: Scott Speedman, Julia Stiles, Stephen Rea, Pixie Davies
Director: Lluis Quilez
Writers: Alex Pastor, David Pastor, Javier Gullón
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Runtime: 92 mins.
Plot: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Cast: Sean Harris, Jack O’Connell, Charlie Murphy, Richard Dormer, David Wilmot, Paul Anderson, Martin McCann, Sam Reid, Sam Hazeldine, Killian Scott, Valene Kane, Paul Popplewell
Director: Yann Demange
Writer: Gregory Burke
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Runtime: 99 mins.
Plot: A young and disoriented British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.
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