A mixed bag of films this weekend, most of them in limited release. Let’s take a look at what comes out in theaters!
The Bad Batch [Limited]
Director: Ana Lily Amirpour
Stars: Suki Waterhouse, Jason Mamoa, Jayda Fink, Kenau Reeves
Plot: A dystopian love story in a Texas wasteland and set in a community of cannibals.
The Beguiled [Limited]
Director: Sofia Coppola
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell
Plot: At a girls’ school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tension, rivalries, and an unexpected turn of events.
The Big Sick [Limited]
Director: Michael Showalter
Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano
Plot: A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.
Transformers: The Last Knight
Director: Michael Bay
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock
Plot: Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
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