October 7, 2016 Aspect ratio 3. . Director Fede Alvarez proved he was a gifted technician with his 2013 Evil Dead remake, but it's his latest thriller that establishes him as more than just a look-at-me behind-the-camera showman. Two heated performances, sexy and vicious, anchor it in the artful. Archived from on 3 April 2015. By the time its revelations finally arrive, The Invitation has become a small-scale masterwork of sustained anxiety, and all the more chilling for casting its eventual horrors as the natural byproduct of madness begat by grief.
Hush is the first of director Mike Flanagan's three 2016 releases the second is this September's Before I Wake, the third is October's Ouija: Origin of Evil , and even though it was only released as a Netflix exclusive, this expertly executed thriller generates an impressive amount of terror from its bare-bones set-up. By prioritizing the poetry of his subject over the prose of history textbooks, Larraín stages a striking examination of political persecution. Arrival Denis Villeneuve's follow-up to last year's Sicario boasts the same brand of gorgeously portentous widescreen imagery as well as a female protagonist thrust into head-spinning territory. Where to see it right now: In theaters 41. Exclusive 5-minute preview of attached in select territories. Set in 2002, her story is one of romantic ups-and-downs—with both Lucas Hedges and Timothée Chalamet playing romantic suitors—and familial tension, the latter felt in her strained relationship with her prickly mother a phenomenal Laurie Metcalf. While an understanding of Southeastern European history might enhance the viewing experience you'll have to check with a Romanian , The Treasure can be taken at face value, a financial fable that revels in the quarreling of desperate men.
Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown,. Re-released for one week only on August 25, 2017 in select territories. Aspect ratio opened up to 1. The Wailing is a masterpiece of mood, 156 minutes of every horror trope imaginable, drenched in mythology us foreigners may not entirely understand. That's true of both his superb 2016 releases, although in the final tally, his Neruda falls just shy of the piercing majesty of Jackie, an unconventional, hauntingly lyrical snapshot of Jackie Kennedy played by an astounding Natalie Portman in the week immediately following the November 23, 1963 assassination of her husband, President John F.
Released in 3D conversion in other territories. In that wacko locale, Farrell's lonely loser pals around with other equally strange sorts, and tries to forge a romance with a female counterpart, before eventually fleeing for the woods where anti-monogamy rebels are stationed. Aspect ratio opened up to 1. Jackie Pablo Larrain's cinema is one rooted in the knotty relationship between influential historical leaders and the people over whom they govern or rule with an iron fist. In the Shadow of Women Released: January 15th Cast: Clotilde Courau, Stanislas Merhar, Lena Paugam Director: Philippe Garrel A Burning Hot Summer Why it's worth your time: This romantic drama is so prototypically French that it may cause film studies students to bleed Brie.
Affleck's muted embodiment of this fractured young man conveys volumes about misery, guilt and regret, and he's matched by a sterling supporting cast that delivers similarly unaffected, bone-deep performances. The full title of the movie is Batman vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice. Vacillating between mirthful, madcap and morose on a dime, Bong's latest—about the heroine trying to reunite with Okja after the animal is reclaimed by the conglomerate that created her—is both all over the place and yet assuredly coherent. The rich want her dead. Their ensuing black-comedy adventure is grimy, bloody, and ridiculous, as director Macon Blair best known for his performances in Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin and Green Room pitches his material as an absurdist neo-noir saga about combatting existential despair. Released in 3D conversion in selected territories.
Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' The Lobster is one of the strangest movies in recent memory—and one of the most hilariously and surprisingly profound ones as well. A titanic work of socio-cultural commentary that plumbs issues of ambition, race, fame, ego and denial, Edelman's masterpiece spends its first three immersive hours conveying the magnetic personality and triumphant athletic and advertising career of O. It also became the highest-grossing superhero origin film. Released in 3D conversion in selected territories. Enter Amy Adams' linguist, who—paired with Jeremy Renner's mathematician—is tasked by the U.
Aspect ratio opened up to 1. Hunt for the Wilderpeople Released: June 24th Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rachel House, Rhys Darby Director: Taika Waititi What We Do in the Shadows Why it's great: This New Zealand backwoods adventure roughs up every single coming-of-age cliché. Preceded by the short subject. And in the hands of Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver Survivor's Remorse , they're crucial. An opening sequence involving a deer breaking into a school sets an appropriate doom-laden mood, which Phillips expertly amplifies while simultaneously capturing a very real, complex sense of budding masculine desire, confusion, and rage.
Released in 3D conversion in other territories. Lee The Best Man Why it's great: Ice Cube revived his smack-talking franchise at a pivotal moment. Released in 3D conversion in other territories. In upstate New York, Kat Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka is left by her parents to spend winter break at her boarding school alongside more popular Rose Lucy Boynton ; meanwhile, Joan Emma Roberts endeavors to hitchhike her way to the school, eventually nabbing a ride with a contentious couple James Remark and Lauren Holly. Barbershop: The Next Cut looks like comedic comfort food, but it's chasing the American dreams of Frank Capra and August Wilson. Click on any of the 2016 movie posters images for complete information about all 2016 movies in theaters, including trailers.