Opening this week at a theatre near you:
Don’t Let Go (2019) R
A L.A. police detective (David Oyelowo) discovers the murder of his brother, sister-in-law, and niece. He then starts to get phone calls from his dead niece (Storm Reid). Is he going mad or is this a call for help from beyond? Don’t Let Go Info
What to Watch For: Writer/director Jacob Estes won awards for his 2004 feature film Mean Creek in 2004.
Word on the Street: Storm Reid is coming off her performance as Meg in 2018’s A Wrinkle in Time.
My Take: I think David Oyelowo brings an interesting outlook to each character he portrays on the screen.
The film opens nationwide on Friday.
The Fanatic (2019) R
Moose (John Travolta) is a big fan of the world-famous cation hero Hunter Dunbar (Devon Sawa). When Moose feels he is cheated out of meeting his hero, he decides to take things into his own hands and give Hunter a visit to Hunter’s private home. The Fanantic Info
What to Watch For: The story is inspired by a real-life fan who took things too far with Limp Bizkit’s frontman Fred Durst.
Word on the street: Fred Durst directed the film and co-wrote the film with Dave Bekerman.
My Take: John Travolta always gives some interesting performances.
Love, Antosha (2019) R
Documentary on the much too short life of actor Anton Yelchin, best known for his role of Chekov in the recent Star Trek movie series. Love, Antosha Website
What to Watch For: The film was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2019 Oak Cliff Film Festival.
Word on the Street: This is the first time directing a documentary for Garret Price, who is known for his editing.
My Take: Boy, I’m going to miss Anton, he had a promising acting career ahead of him.
The film opens Friday exclusively at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema