What a cinematic mixed bag we have this weekend. Let’s take a look at what’s in theaters!
The Trip to Spain [Limited]
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Marta Barrio, Claire Keelan
Plot: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a six-part episodic road trip through Spain, sampling the restaurants, eateries, and sights along the way.
Good Time [Limited]
Directors: Benny Safdie/Josh Safdie
Stars: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Taliah Webster, Jennifer Jason
Plot: A bank robber finds himself unable to evade those who are looking for him.
Ingrid Goes West [Limited]
Director: Matt Spicer
Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olse, O’Shea Jackson, Wyatt Russell
Plot: An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star.
The Glass Castle
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Stars: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Ella Anderson
Plot: A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.
The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature [Expanding]
Director: Cal Brunker
Stars: Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan
Plot: Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.
Director: David F. Sandberg
Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Miranda Otto, Lulu Wilson, Anthony LaPaglia
Plot: Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
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