What’s Hitting the Big Screen This Week?

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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.

The Duff

Hot Tub Time Machine 2

McFarland, USA

Digging up the Marrow

All the Wilderness


So now onto the upcoming week.

 FOCUS

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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.


 EVERLY

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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

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Cast: John Cusack, Robert Pattinson, Julianne Moore, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, Mia Wasikowska, Evan Bird

Director: David Cronenberg

Writer: Bruce Wagner

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 111 mins.

Plot: A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.


 

THE SALVATION

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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

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Cast: Sarah Bolger, Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters, Donald Glover

Director: David Gelb

Writers: Luke Dawson, Jeremy Slater

Genre: Thriller / Horror

Runtime: N/A

Plot: A group of medical students discover a way to bring dead patients back to life.


 

WILD CANARIES

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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

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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.


 

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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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