It's Almost the Weekend! What Will You See?
"Maleficent" arrives in theaters on Friday, May 30. One of Disney's most beloved animated villains returns to the big screen in this live action adaptation. Furious at the royal family, Maleficent casts a spell on the newborn princess. As Princess Aurora grows, the spell hangs over her head. Maleficent finds herself questioning her past actions, realizing that Aurora may be a very important figure. The PG rating is due to sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images. Robert Stromberg directs.
"A Million Ways to Die in the West" follows a humble, timid farmer in 1880s Arizona. In a world fraught with terrible dangers, Albert's gutlessness turns his life into a sad prospect. All this changes after he meets the one woman with the verve and bravado to inspire him to become a tougher guy. Seth MacFarlane's film has an R rating for language, violence, drug material and strong crude and mature content.
"Lucky Them" becomes available in limited theaters on May 30. Ellie hasn't put much into her music journalist career, and now her boss is ready to take action. It's up to Ellie to save her job by seeking out to an ex-boyfriend who also happens to be an elusive, enigmatic rock legend. "Lucky Them" has an R rating for language, drug use and mature content. Megan Griffiths directs.
"Night Moves" stars Jesse Eisenberg as Josh, the leader of a radical environmentalist group that will stop at nothing to make a statement. Working with his partners, all hailing from different backgrounds, Josh hopes to explode a hydroelectric dam. The risks and dangers are immense. The R rating is due to nudity and language. Kelly Reichardt directs.
"The Grand Seduction" features Taylor Kitsch as Paul Lewis, a doctor who ends up at the center of a scheme to save a town. A modest fishing village is the site of Dr. Lewis' trial residence, but the locals need him to stay on a permanent basis. Suggestive material and drug references contribute to a PG rating. Don McKellar directs.
"Filth" is Jon S. Baird's adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel. Bruce, an Edinburgh-based detective, has problems. Dysfunctional and manipulative, he takes pleasure in mistreating others. When he's assigned to a case that could make his career, Bruce finds that his deteriorating grip on reality is a roadblock. "Filth" has an R rating for graphic nudity, strong mature content, language, drug use and violence.
"X-Men: Days of Future Past" features an ensemble cast, bringing together stars from two generations of "X-Men" films. Mutants and humans alike are struggling to survive in a grim future, ruled over by the creations of a sinister scientist. To undo the wrongs of the past, Wolverine travels through time. "X-Men: Days of Future Past" has a PG-13 rating for nudity, suggestive material, language and intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence. Bryan Singer directs.
"Godzilla" brings back one of pop culture's biggest, fiercest monsters. Godzilla may be enormous, but he's up against creatures that are every bit as ruthless as he is. Known as MUTOs, these monsters will give both Godzilla and the human population a very tough time. The movie's PG-13 rating is due to intense sequences of mayhem, destruction and creature violence. Gareth Edwards directs.
"Blended" stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore as two single parents without too much in common, as a disastrous first date quickly reveals. The two are hoping to part ways for good, but at an African resort, Jim and Lauren must make the most of close quarters. "Blended" has a PG-13 rating for crude and mature content, as well as for language. Frank Coraci directs the comedy.
"Neighbors" traces the rivalry that slowly builds between a suburban couple struggling to be cool and a fraternity house with no scruples. Mac and Kelly try to be accommodating neighbors, but frat leader Teddy isn't willing to keep up his side of the bargain. "Neighbors" has an R rating for pervasive language, graphic nudity, drug use and crude and mature content. Nicholas Stoller directs.
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is director Marc Webb's sequel to 'The Amazing Spider-Man." Peter Parker is growing in strength every day, truly getting into the swing of the superhero business. When he encounters a new fan and reconnects with an old friend, however, Peter's life takes on complications and twists. Sequences of sci-fi action and violence contribute to a PG-13 rating.
"Million Dollar Arm" draws inspiration from the true story of JB, a talent scout with unconventional methods that bring some big results. Noticing that Indian cricket players are already poised to become successful baseball pitchers, JB heads to India to locate the best of the best. The movie's PG rating is due to suggestive content and mild language. Craig Gillespie directs.