Opening this week at a theatre near you:

Avengers: End Game (2019) PG-13

Avengers: Endgame

Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures

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

Sunset

Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

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

Wild Nights with Emily

Photo courtesy of Greenwich Entertainment

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

Family

Photo courtesy of The Film Arcade

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.

Saturday

1:00 pm

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.

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