– A live-action version of Winnie the Pooh that is entertaining if you can get over their looks of talking stuffed animals. In this version Christopher Robin is forced to leave the Hundred Acre Wood and leaves Pooh and the rest behind as he grows up and has a family of his own, forgetting the important lessons of his childhood. Now with work and family stress threatening to tear his family apart for good, Winnie the Pooh and the rest of the gang go on a quest to find Christopher Robin in London to bring him to the Hundred Acre Wood, and in return try to help him with his family and his job.
– Stars Ewan McGregor, Orton O’Brien, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Elsa Minell Solak, Mark Gatiss, Oliver Ford Davies, Ronke Adekoluejo, Adrian Scarborough, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Ken Nwosu, John Dagleish, Amanda Lawrence, Katy Carmichael, Tristan Sturrock, Paul Chahidi, Matt Berry, Simon Farnaby, Mackenzie Crook, Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi, Sophie Okonedo, Sara Sheen, and Toby Jones. Directed by Marc Forster. Rated PG.
The Spy Who Dumped Me
– After Audrey discovers that the boyfriend that dumped her was a spy after being attacked and he is killed. Then Audrey and her best friend Morgan become entangled in an international conspiracy when they try to complete his mission. They go to Europe on the run from assassins, get involved with a suspicious British spy, while the try to save the world and prevent disaster.
– Stars Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Sam Heughan, Justin Theroux, Gillian Anderson, Hasan Minhaj, Ivanna Sakhno, Fred Melamed, Kev Adams, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Tom Stourton, and Jane Curtin. Directed by Susanna Fogel. Rated R.
The Darkest Minds
– Based on the novel of the same name by Alexandra Bracken, The Darkest Minds is a dystopian young adult movie where a disease called Idiopathic Adolescent Acute Neurodegeneration or IAAN kills over 90% of the children under the age of 18 around the world. This leaves the rest of the survivors with strange powers. Baffled at what to do, the world governments put the survivors in internment camps while they try to cure the children of the disease and of course divide them into classes based on their abilities. One of the most powerful of the gifted survivors, Ruby, escapes the camp and joins a group of runaways that are seeking to mount a resistance and control their own destinies.
– Stars Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech, Patrick Gibson, Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie, Golden Brooks, Wallace Langham, Mark O’Brien, and Bradley Whitford. Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson. Rated PG-13.