This week, Jack Ryan returns to the big screen, Ice Cube tries to chill Kevin Hart, and yet another camera footage horror film begs for your theater dollars. Oh, and we also get Quentin Tarantino’s favorite movie of the year (and it’s not one of his own).
Director: Philipp Kadelbach
Starring: Volker Bruch, Tom Schilling, Miriam Stein, Katherina Schüttler, Ludwig Trepte
Plot: The film tells the story of five young friends who lives change forever when World War II begins.
|2.||Big Bad Wolves|
Director: Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado
Starring: Lior Ashkenazi, Rotem Keinan, Tzahi Grad
Plot: A series of brutal child murders causes a father with a vendetta, a timid school teacher, and a dirty cop who is certain he is the culprit to collide. Throw in a viral video and you have what Quentin Tarantino calls the best film of 2013.
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Starring: Allison Miller, Zach Gilford
Plot: A newlywed couple is having an unplanned baby. The overjoyed husband records the pregnancy, but begins to think twice after capturing his wife’s odd behavior and strange changes to her body and mind.
Director: Darren Stein
Starring: Michael J. Willett, Paul Iacono, Sasha Pieterse, Xosha Roquemore, Evanna Lynch, Natasha Lyonne, Joanna “JoJo” Levesque
Plot: School cliques take a twist as the newest “in” member is the out Gay Best Friend. Two gay friends experience different dilemmas. Popularity is driving one to come out, but the other is accidentally outed. The suddenly revealed one now has to choose between popularity and true friends.
Director: Sebastián Lelio
Starring: Paulina Garcia, Sergio Hernandez, Diego Fontecilla
Plot: Gloria is a lonely, older divorcée in search of a relationship in the dance clubs for single adults. She meets Rodolfo, who gives her hope of permanent bond, but she must confront her past as their relationship unfolds.
|6.||Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit|
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Starring: Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Peter Andersson, Kevin Costner
Plot: Best-selling Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan character returns as a young man who uncovers a financial terrorist plot.
Director: Trevor White
Starring: Spencer Lofranco, Ving Rhames, Mary-Louise Parker
Plot: James is a teenager landing in a maximum-security prison after being involved in street gangs. Fortunately, James turns his life around after he meets a convicted murderer who put him under his wing.
|8.||The Nut Job|
Director: Peter Lepeniotis
Starring: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl, Stephen Lang, Sarah Gadon, Jeff Dunham
Plot: In this animated family film in 3-D, rascally squirrels plan to rob a nut store, but they find themselves entangled in a much more complicated and hilarious action-packed adventure.
Director: Peter Howitt
Starring: Dominic Cooper, Samuel L. Jackson, Gloria Reuben, Ryan Robbins
Plot: A district attorney involved in a fatal hit-and-run lets the accused, who was found with the body and blamed for the crime, get acquitted. After the trial, he encounters more victims which makes him realize that the accused was guilty and he must now hunt down the killer.
Director: Tim Story
Starring: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo
Plot: As the title suggests, a civilian rides along with his girlfriend’s cop brother. The overprotective bro (Ice Cube) challenges the boyfriend (Kevin Hart) as the two solve a crime.
|11.||Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?|
Director: Arvin Chen
Starring: Richie Jen, Mavis Fan, Stone
Plot: A married man begins to question his sexuality when he and his wife consider having another child.