— Lost River (R) 93 mins – not screened
A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.
Director: Ryan Gosling
Actors: Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker, Matt Smith
— Roar (PG) 102 mins – 1.5 stars
An unprecedented––and wholly unpredictable––action-adventure, Roar follows wildlife preservationist Hank (The Exorcist producer Noel Marshall in his sole and career-derailing turn as an actor and director), who lives harmoniously alongside a menagerie of untamed animals, including cheetahs, elephants, lions and tigers on a preservation in the African plains. When his wife and children arrive (real-life wife Tippi Hedren, The Birds, and step-daughter Melanie Griffith, Working Girl) for a visit, a long-brewing battle for dominance between two lions erupts and threatens their very lives.
Director: Noel Marshall
Actors: Tippi Hedren, Melanie Griffith, Jerry Marshall
— Good Kill (R) 102 mins- 2.5 stars
A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.
Director: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz
— Iris (PG-13) 80 mins – 3.5 stars
Iris pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades.
Director: Albert Maysles
Actors: Iris Apfel
— Poltergeist (PG-13) 93 mins – not screened
A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive.
Director: Gil Kenan
Actors: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements
— Tomorrowland (PG) 130 mins- 2.5 stars
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Director: Brad Bird
Actors: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie
— Apu Trilogy
— Lambert & Stamp
— San Andreas
— Slow West
Pick of the week:
— Go see “Mad Max: Fury Road” again, and again, and again.