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Movies Opening Friday, June 5

Artsies:

 — Sunshine Superman (PG) 100 Min. – 2.5 stars

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight.

Director: Marah Strauch

Starring: Marah Strauch, Christian Bruno

— I’ll See You in My Dreams (PG-13) 95 Min. – 3 stars

In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age.

Director: Brett Haley

Starring: Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott

 

— Love & Mercy (PG-13) 120 Min. – 3.5 stars

The life of reclusive Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

Director: Bill Pohland

Starring: Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Brett Davern

Fartsies:

— Entourage (R) 105 Min. – 2 stars

Based on the HBO Comedy series. Movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier), together with his boys, Eric (Kevin Connolly), Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) and Johnny (Kevin Dillon), are back…and back in business with super-agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven). Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and often cutthroat world of Hollywood.

Director: Doug Ellin

Starring: Jeremy Piven, Adrien Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Scott Caan

— The Cokeville Miracle (PG-13) 94 Mins. – 3 stars

On May 16, 1986 in the sleepy town of Cokeville, Wyoming, a madman took an entire elementary school hostage. The Cokeville Miracle follows the true story of that fateful day, and the investigators account as he looks into evidences of a purported “miracle”. Gather the proof, and decide for yourself. When tragedy strikes, do you #seemiracles?

Director: T.C. Christensen

Starring: Caitlin E.J. Meyer, Jasen Wade, Sarah Kent, Nathan Stevens

— Insidious: Chapter 3 (PG-13) 97 Min. – 3 stars

The new chapter in the terrifying horror series is written and directed by franchise co-creator Leigh Whannell. This chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl (Stefanie Scott) who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity. (C) Focus

Director: Leigh Wannell

Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson

— Spy (R) 117 Min. – 3.5 stars

Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster. (C) Fox

Director: Paul Feig

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale

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Next week:

— The Connection

— In the Name of My Daughter

— Jurassic World

— Results

— When Marnie Was There

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Pick of the week:

— Tower Theatre starts its annual “Summer Late Nights” series this Friday and Saturday at 11 p.m., with “Hedwig & The Angry Inch,” with a live cast mirroring the screen action.


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