A very interesting batch of movies are opening this weekend. Let’s take a look at what’s in theaters.
Director: Ash Brannon
Stars: Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Lewis Black
Plot: When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.
Punching Henry [Limited]
Director: Gregori Viens
Stars: Henry Phillips, Tig Notaro, J.K. Simmons, Mark Cohen
Plot: Hapless satirical songwriter Henry Phillips is lured to LA when a veteran TV producer decides to make a show about the life of a loser.
Director: Eran Creevy
Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthont Hopkins, Ben Kingsley
Plot: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, though he winds up on the run from his employers across Cologne high-speed Autobahn.
Director: Jordan Peele
Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener
Plot: A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s mysterious family estate.
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