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Focus | Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection, becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess. As he's teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort, and he abruptly breaks it off. R. Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Rodrigo Santoro.
The Lazarus Effect | A group of researchers led by Frank and Zoe have achieved the unimaginable — bringing the dead back to life. After a successful, yet unsanctioned, trial on a deceased animal, the team is ready to unveil their breakthrough. PG-13. Starring: Evan Peters, Olivia Wilde and Donald Glover.
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 | When Lou finds himself in trouble, Nick and Jacob fire up the hot tub time machine in an attempt to get back to the past. But they inadvertently land in the future with Adam Jr. Now they have to alter the future in order to save the past … which is really the present. R. Starring: Rob Corddry, Adam Scott and Craig Robinson.
McFarland, USA | A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. PG. Starring: Kevin Costner, Ramiro Rodriguez and Carlos Pratts.
The DUFF | Bianca is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body refers to her as “The DUFF” (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier, more popular friends. PG-13. Starring: Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell and Bella Thorne.
Fifty Shades of Grey | This is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon. R. Starring: Jamie Dornan.
Kingsman: The Secret Service | Based upon the acclaimed comic book, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. R. Starring: Colin Firth, Michael Caine and Taron Egerton.
Still Alice | Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. PG-13. Starring: Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart and Kate Bosworth.
Jupiter Ascending | Jupiter was born under a night sky, and signs predicted she was destined for great things. Now grown up, Jupiter still dreams of the stars but wakes up each day to the cold reality of a job cleaning toilets and an endless run of bad breaks. PG-13. Starring: Mila Kunis and Sean Bean.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water | SpongeBob goes on a quest to discover a stolen recipe that takes him to our dimension, our world, where he tangles with a pirate. PG. Starring: Clancy Brown, Tom Kenny and Bill Fagerbakke.
Black or White | This is the story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter. When her paternal grandmother seeks custody with the help of her brother, the little girl is torn between two families who love her deeply. PG-13. Starring: Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer and Gillian Jacobs.
Paddington | A young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined — until he meets the kindly Brown family, who read the label around his neck that says, “Please look after this bear.” PG. Starring: Ben Whishaw, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Bonneville.
The Wedding Ringer | Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: He has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need. R. Starring: Kevin Hart.
American Sniper | U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy and courageous exploits earn him the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. R. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller and Kyle Gallner.
The Imitation Game | During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. PG-13. Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch and Charles Dance.
Selma | It chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. PG-13. Starring: Lorraine Toussaint.
Birdman | This film is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor — famous for portraying an iconic superhero — as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself. R. Starring: Michael Keaton and Edward Norton.
The Theory of Everything | This is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. PG-13. Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones and David Thewlis.