Opening this week at a theatre near you:
Avengers: End Game (2019) PG-13
After the disastrous results of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), where Thanos turned the world’s population to dust, the Avengers must assemble what is left of them and try to undo Thanos’ actions. Avengers: Endgame Website
What to Watch For: This film was made at the same time they made Infinity Wars.
Word on the Street: Lots of rumors swirling about, lots of theories out there on what could be right and could be wrong.
My Take: We know there are going to be deaths in this film, we just don’t know how many.
The film opens nationwide on Friday.
Sunset (2018) R
A young woman named Inisz (Jul Jakab) shows up at a famous hat shop in pre-WW I Budapest, wanting a job. She is hiding a secret that just may get people killed. Sunset Website
What to Watch For: The film has done quite well on the festival circuit, winning Best Director at the Beijing International Film Festival.
Word on the Street: This was Hungary’s submission for the Foreign Language Film Award at the 91st Academy Awards.
My Take: Co-writer/director Laszlo Nemes did the award-winning Son of Saul (2015).
The film opens Friday exclusively at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
Wild Nights with Emily (2018) PG-13
The little known life of writer Emily Dickinson (Molly Shannon), in particular, the great love of her life, a woman named Susan (Susan Ziegler). Wild Nights with Emily Website
What to Watch For: The film was a two-time nominee at the 2018 American Film Festival.
Word on the Street: Writer/director Madeleine Olnek, is known for her dramatic films about women.
My Take: Molly Shannon has become a fine dramatic actor.
The film opens on Friday exclusively at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
Family (2018) R
Kate Stone (Taylor Schilling) is focused on her career. She really doesn’t get along with anyone and doesn’t care. Her life changes when she has to babysit 12-year-old Maddie (Bryn Vale). Family Info
What to Watch For: This is Laura Steinel’s directorial debut. Steinel also wrote the script.
Word on the Street: The film was nominated for American Independent Award at the 2018 AFI Fest.
My Take: The trailer makes this film look funny and amazing.
The film opens Friday exclusively at the Regal Tara Cinemas 4
If you can’t make it to the movie theatre this weekend, then stay at home and watch movies on Atlanta’s CW.
The Medallion (2003) PG-13 A Hong Kong detective (Jackie Chan) suffers a fatal accident involving a medallion. Suddenly the detective becomes a super warrior with immense powers.