When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers – and their terrifying enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special “peculiarity” can save his new friends. Based on the novel Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children written by Ransom Riggs.
Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd
Starring: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig
When university professor Deborah E. Lipstadt includes World War II historian David Irving in a book about Holocaust deniers, Irving accuses her of libel and sparks a legal battle for historical truth. With the burden of proof placed on the accused, Lipstadt and her legal team fight to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Based on the book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.”
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall
On April 20th, 2010, one of the world’s largest man-made disasters occurred on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. This story honors the brave men and women whose heroism would save many on board, and change everyone’s lives forever.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Dylan O’Brien, Kurt Russell
For 10-year-old Phiona and her family, life in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle. Her mother is fiercely determined to take care of her family and works selling vegetables in the market to make sure her children are fed. When Phiona meets Robert Katende, a missionary who teaches local children chess, she is captivated. Chess requires concentration, strategic thinking and risk taking, all skills which are applicable in everyday life, and Katende hopes to empower youth with the game. Recognizing Phiona’s natural aptitude for chess and her fighting spirit, Katende begins to mentor her. As Phiona begins to succeed in local competitions, Katende teaches her to read and write in order to pursue schooling. Quickly advancing through the ranks in tournaments, Phiona breaks away from her family to focus on her own life, and her mother realizes she has a chance to escape a life of poverty and teams up with Katende to help her fulfill her extraordinary potential.
Starring: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o