Anomalisa (R) 1 HR 30 MIN – 3.5 Stars
A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.
Director: Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson
Starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan
The Boy (PG-13) 1 HR 37 MIN – Not Screened
The Boy is a frightening thrill ride directed by William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside) starring Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”). Greta (Cohan) is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family’s 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta’s worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive.
Director: William Brent Bell
Starring: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans
Dirty Grandpa (R) 1 HR 42 MIN – Not Screened
Jason Kelly [Zac Efron] is one week away from marrying his boss’s uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick [Robert De Niro], to Daytona for spring break, his pending nuptials are suddenly in jeopardy. Between riotous frat parties, bar fights, and an epic night of karaoke, Dick is on a quest to live his life to the fullest and bring Jason along for the ride. Ultimately, on the wildest journey of their lives, “dirty” Grandpa and his uptight grandson discover they can learn from one another and form the bond they never had.
Director: Dan Mazer
Starring: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Aubrey Plaza
The 5th Wave (PG-13) 1 HR 52 MIN -Not Seen By Me
16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Director: J Blakeson
Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston
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