Great weather is expected this weekend, but maybe you still want to catch a flick!
The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd highlights the new releases:
• The Great Wall
Matt Damon gets medieval as a mercenary sent to China to look for the magical black powder, but encounters a horde of demonic monsters.”
• Toni Erdmann
This kooky German black comedy, nominated for an Oscar, tracks the adventures of a ragamuffin prankster who follows his estranged daughter to Romania in an effort to annoy, or possibly reconnect with her.”
• Fist Fight
A lame comedy that should never have made it past the pitch meeting in the producer’s office. Charlie Day is a nebbish high school teacher called out by Ice Cube for a throwdown after school.
• I Am Not Your Negro
Samuel L. Jackson narrates this Academy Award-nominated rumination on race in America by the late writer and civil rights icon James Baldwin, based on his unfinished novel about his relationships with Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Medgar Evers.”
• A Cure for Wellness
A young corporate flunky is sent to fetch their missing CEO from a mysterious wellness center in the Alps, but encounters nefarious intent.”
• Will win: La La Land
• Should win: Hell or High Water
• Will win: Moonlight
• Should win: Fences
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