From Jude Law’s latest flick to Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” it looks like the summer blockbusters have come early this year. But if neither of these movies are to your liking, check out our list of new movies being released for this week:
Wednesday, April 2nd
Director: Richard Shepard
Starring: Jude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demián Bichir
Plot: Dom Hemingway is a a larger-than-life safecracker who is looking to settle the ultimate debt. After being released from prison, he sets out to collect what he’s owed for protecting his old crime boss.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 1,000 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 6.6 out of 10.
Friday, April 4th
“10 Rules for Sleeping Around”
Director: Leslie Greif
Starring: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Virginia Williams, Tammin Sursok
Plot: Ever wanted to know how to have an open relationship? This comedy explores just that by following two couples and their ten rules to a happy, healthy, open relationship.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 500 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 4.0 out of 10.
Director: Derek Lee, Clif Prowse
Starring: Clif Prowse, Derek Lee, Michael Gill
Plot: This horror film follows two best friends as they venture around the world, but after a visit in Paris, one of them mysteriously becomes afflicted.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 200 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 6.8 out of 10.
Director: Declan Lowney
Starring: Steve Coogan, Felicity Montagu, Simon Greenall
Plot: Alan Partridge is a jack of all trades who has had a lot of ups and downs in his broadcast career. Just when it seems like he has done it all, Alan finds himself at the center of a siege, when a disgruntled fellow DJ decides to hold their station hostage.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 13,000 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 7.1 out of 10.
Director: Matty Beckerman
Starring: Katherine Sigismund, Corey Eid, Jillian Clare, Peter Holden, Riley Polanski
Plot: Based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon, an alien encounter turns a vacationing family’s plan upside down.
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Starring: Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan
Plot: Captain America returns to the big screen and this time he is joined by Natasha Romanoff, AKA Black Widow, and the Falcon. They team up to take on and take down a formidable enemy, the Winter Soldier.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 17,000 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 8.3out of 10.
“Flex Is Kings”
Director: Michael Beach Nichols, Deidre Schoo
Starring: Dj Aaron, Anime, Kareem Baptiste
Plot: This film examines the gritty dance form “Flexing.” The style, forged in far east Brooklyn, centers around choreographed gun violence and simulated bone-breaking movements.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: 12 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 7.1 out of 10.
“The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden”
Director: Dayna Goldfine, Dan Geller
Starring: David Morse, Mike Vogel, Rachel Nichols, Cory Monteith, Ciaran Hinds, Tracie Thoms, Trevor Morgan, Aaron Yoo
Plot: This documentary tells the story of a 1930s murder mystery. The couple at the center of the mystery escapes to on uninhabited Floreana Island, but it seems that trouble is never far behind them.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 30 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 7.4 out of 10.
“In the Blood”
Director: John Stockwell
Starring: Gina Carano, Danny Trejo, Stephen Lang
Plot: A trained fighter sets out to discover the truth after her new husband vanishes during their Caribbean honeymoon.
Director: Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad
Starring: Dominic Rains, Ray Park, William Atherton
Plot: This film plays with the notion of demons. Putting aside man and angels, the movie looks at the ” third race” born of smokeless fire called Jinn.
“The Unknown Known”
Director: Errol Morris
Starring: Donald Rumsfeld
Plot: A glimpse into politics and America’s love affair with war through the eyes of one of the key architects of the Iraq War: Donald Rumsfeld.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 200 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 7.2 out of 10.
“On the Other Side of the Tracks (De L’Autre Cote Du Periphe)”
Director: David Charhon
Starring: Omar Sy, Laurent Lafitte, Sabrina Ouazani
Plot: As they try to solve the murder of a business mogul’s wife, two mismatched cops team up.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 2,000 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 5.8 out of 10.
“Frankie and Alice”
Director: Geoffrey Sax
Starring: Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashad
Plot: This film is inspired by a true story and tells the tale of an African American go-go dancer with multiple personalities: a seven-year-old child named Genius and a Southern white racist woman named Alice.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 1,500 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 6.4 out of 10.
“The Players (Les Infidèles)”
Director: Emmanuelle Bercot, Fred Cavayé, Alexandre Courtès, Jean Dujardin, Jan Koune, Eric Lartigau, Gilles Lellouche
Starring: Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Géraldine Nakache
Plot: This collection of short films centers around the theme of infidelity.
Buzz/ Tomatometer: About 5,000 IMDB users have given this film an average score of a 5.4 out of 10.