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Movies with Sean Means for the Week of May 23, 2016


High-Rise – 2 Stars


Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.

Director: Ben Wheatley

Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller

A Bigger Splash (R) 2 hr. 4 min – 3 Stars


In A BIGGER SPLASH, the lives of a high profile couple, a famous rock star and a filmmaker, vacationing and recovering on the idyllic sun-drenched and remote Italian island of Pantelleria are disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter – creating a whirlwind of jealousy, passion and, ultimately, danger for everyone involved.

Director: Luca Guadagnino 

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson

Love & Friendship (PG) 1 hr. 32 min. – 3.5 Stars


Set in the 1790s, Love and Friendship centers on beautiful widow Lady Susan Vernon, who has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica.

Director: Whit Stillman

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel


Last Man Club – Not Screened


A WW2 veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.

Director: Bo Brinkman

Starring: James MacKrell, Kate French, William Morgan Sheppard

Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG) 1 hr. 53 min. – 2.5 Stars


When Alice wakes up in Wonderland she must travel through a mysterious new world to retrieve a magical scepter that can stop the evil Lord of Time before he turns forward the clock and turns Wonderland into a barren, lifeless old world. With the help of some new friends, Alice must also uncover an evil plot to put the Queen of Hearts back on the throne.

Director: James Bobin

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

X-Men: Apocalypse (PG-13) 2 hr. 27 min. – 2.5 Stars


Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

Director: Bryan Singer

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence

Next Week

  • The Bye Bye Man
  • The Lobster
  • Me Before You
  • Popstar: Never Stop Stopping
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
  • Weiner
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