Movies

The Call Of The Wild Length: 1hr 40min Rating: PG Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family Director: Chris Sanders Cast: Harrison Ford, Karen Gillan, Cara Gee

Adapted from the beloved literary classic, THE CALL OF THE WILD vividly brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Alaskan Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team – and later its leader – Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

The film stars Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Omar Sy, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford and Colin Woodell. Chris Sanders (How to Train Your Dragon) directs from a screenplay by Michael Green (Murder on the Orient Express). As a liveaction/animation hybrid, THE CALL OF THE WILD employs cutting-edge visual effects and animation technology in order to render the animals in the film as fully photorealistic–and emotionally authentic–characters.

Sonic The Hedgehog Length: 99min Rating: PG Genre: Action, Adventure, Family Director: Jeff Fowler Cast: Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, James Marsden

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster video game franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog. The film follows the (mis)adventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound — human — best friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try and stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his immense powers for world domination. The film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.

Emma Length: 2hr 4min Rating: PG Genre: Comedy, Drama Director: Autumn de Wilde Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Tanya Reynolds, Josh O'Connor

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.

Richard Jewell Length: 2hr 11min Rating: M Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Brandon Stanley

Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, “Richard Jewell” is a story of what happens when what is reported as fact obscures the truth. “There is a bomb in Centennial Park. You have thirty minutes.” The world is first introduced to Richard Jewell as the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing-his report making him a hero whose swift actions save countless lives. But within days, the law enforcement wannabe becomes the FBI’s number one suspect, vilified by press and public alike, his life ripped apart. Reaching out to independent, anti-establishment attorney Watson Bryant, Jewell staunchly professes his innocence. But Bryant finds he is out of his depth as he fights the combined powers of the FBI, GBI and APD to clear his client’s name, while keeping Richard from trusting the very people trying to destroy him.

1917 Length: 1hr 59min Rating: MA Genre: Drama, War Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays *LAST DAYS*

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers–Blake’s own brother among them.

JoJo Rabbit Length: 1hr 48min Rating: M Genre: Comedy, Drama, War Director: Taika Waititi Cast: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson *LAST DAYS*

Writer director Taika Waititi (THOR: RAGNAROK, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE), brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, JOJO RABBIT, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis), whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in her attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his naive patriotism.

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn Length: 1hr 49min Rating: MA Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime Director: Cathy Yan Cast: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ewan McGregor *LAST DAYS*

You ever hear the one about the cop, the songbird, the psycho and the mafia princess? “Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” is a twisted tale told by Harley herself, as only Harley can tell it. When Gotham’s most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking for her. Harley, Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya’s paths collide, and the unlikely foursome have no choice but to team up to take Roman down.