It's Almost the Weekend! What Will You See?
"Edge of Tomorrow" arrives in theaters on Friday, June 6. Tom Cruise stars as William Cage, an unskilled officer who perishes during a fight against alien invaders. But death isn't the end. He's forced to relive the combat scenario indefinitely. With the help of a Special Forces soldier, William gradually starts to improve his military strategy, edging closer to victory. "Edge of Tomorrow" has a PG-13 rating for brief suggestive material, language and intense sci-fi action and violence. Doug Liman directs.
"The Fault in Our Stars" brings John Green's beloved YA novel to the big screen. Josh Boone helms the story of Hazel and Gus, two witty teens with an unusual bond. The pair first lock eyes at a cancer support group. Hazel soon warms to Gus' optimistic and adventurous outlook, but her terminal diagnosis hangs over their blooming romance. The PG-13 rating is due to brief strong language, thematic elements and some mature content.
"Obvious Child" arrives in limited theaters on June 6. Donna Stern is a comedian, but her life as a twenty-something woman in Brooklyn isn't always a laughing matter. Stinging from a break up, Donna seeks solace in the arms of a cute new fling. An unwanted pregnancy soon throws Donna's entire future into wild disarray, leading to a tough choice. Language and mature content contribute to an R rating. Gillian Robespierre directs.
"Ping Pong Summer" takes place in 1985, when the Miracle family is in Ocean City for summer vacation. Young and shy, Radford Miracle is just starting to find his place in the world. His obsession with hip hop will win Rad both friends and enemies. His other secret power is his talent for ping pong. The film is not rated. Michael Tully directs.
"Trust Me" is Clark Gregg's witty exploration of the cutthroat Hollywood business. Howard is an agent for child stars. His own career is dead in the water, until Howard meets a teenage girl with the pluck and beauty to really make it big. Before he can sign the starlet, Howard must navigate a tricky obstacle course. "Trust Me" has an R rating for language.
In "Anna," a detective with the unique ability to see other people's memories takes on a challenging case. Teenage Anna blurs the line between victim and manipulator. Although some people believe that the girl is a sociopath and needs to be locked up, the detective wonders if Anna is being framed. "Anna" has an R rating for nude mature images. Jorge Dorado directs.
"Maleficent" stars Angelina Jolie in a tale that shows the other side of the villain. As a young fairy with powerful wings, Maleficent guards her world of magical creatures from the greed of humans. When she falls for a human man, the fairy ends up heartbroken and vowing vengeance. She exacts revenge on the newborn princess. But her plan turns out to be a little complicated. "Maleficent" has a PG rating for fantasy action and violence, including frightening images. Robert Stromberg directs.
"X-Men: Days of Future Past" sees Bryan Singer returning to the director's chair. A disastrous future has both mutants and humans dying off in huge numbers, hunted down by advanced robotic warriors. It's up to Kitty Pryde to send Wolverine's consciousness back through time to the 1970s, where he can connect with the younger versions of several powerful mutants. The PG-13 rating is due to nudity, suggestive content, language and intense sci-fi action and violence.
Seth MacFarlane directs and stars in "A Million Ways to Die in the West." Albert isn't really prepared for life in the Wild West, where people can die in a million different ways, each equally painful. The fearful farmer even loses his girlfriend due to his cowardice. When he meets a tough, beautiful woman, Albert knows it's time to grow a backbone. The comedy's R rating is due to strong crude and mature content, language, violence and drug content.
In "Godzilla," one of the most famous monsters of all time returns to the big screen, this time battling against mutated creatures that could threaten the fate of the entire planet. In the middle of the showdown, Ford Brody and his family watch the violence unfold and hope for a good outcome. "Godzilla" has a PG-13 rating for intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence. Gareth Edwards directs.
"Neighbors" stars Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne as a couple with a baby, trying to stay hip despite their roles as suburban parents. Their ability to play it cool faces the ultimate test when a notoriously rowdy fraternity moves in next door. Soon, the new parents are waging a ruthless war. The R rating is due to graphic nudity, strong crude and mature content, language and drug use. Nicholas Stoller directs.