Now that all the excitement surrounding the much anticipated release of Suicide Squad has died down, let’s take a look at which new movies are coming to theaters this weekend. Whether you’re looking for a fun film to take the whole family to or just looking to enjoy a laugh or two at a raunchy food-themed animated flick, this week’s releases have you covered.
The true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great opera singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her “husband” and manager, St Clair Bayfield, an aristocratic English actor, was determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence decided to give a public concert at Carnegie Hall in 1944, St Clair knew he faced his greatest challenge.
Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg
For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales until she meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot. And from Pete’s descriptions, Elliot seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham’s stories. With the help of Natalie, an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon.
Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Karl Urban, Robert Redford, Wes Bentley
A sausage leads a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store. Click here to see the red band trailer. In case there was any confusion, this movie is not for kids — just ask the Finding Dory audiences that were accidentally shown the trailer.
SS officer Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution, is the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Himmler and the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia. Two Czech soldiers part of “Operation Anthropoid” parachute into their occupied homeland in December 1941. With limited intelligence and little equipment in a city under lockdown, they must find a way to assassinate Heydrich, an operation that will change the face of Europe forever. Based on a true story.
Starring: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Toby Jones
Two brothers, Toby and Tanner, go on a calculated bank robbery spree that puts them on a collision course with a West Texas Ranger determined to take them down.