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Movies Opening This Weekend – October 13th, 2017 [videos]

Jackie Chan, Diana Rigg, Claire Foy, and Kate Hudson, star this weekend in memorable movies that the whole family will enjoy. The true story of our first African American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall comes to live in the film Marshall. starring Alan Barnette, Justin Benson, while Jackie Chan and Rufus Jones star in a thriller worth every penny.

There are two documentaries this weekend, one detailing the behind the scenes production of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic movie ‘Psycho,’ the other concerning the earth’s propensity to waste food in the film Wasted! The Story of Food Waste starring Anthony Bourdain; both are beautifully filmed with meaningful messages.

Our pick of the week is the film the biography of the children’s author A.A. Milne, pulling back the curtains of his creation of the Winnie the Pooh series, inspired by his son.

Enjoy the movies this weekend, we always do!

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017)
(NR) 85 min – Documentary
Directors: Anna Chai | Nari Kye
Stars: John Morgan

Food critic and cook Anthony Bourdain and other stars in the culinary world pull the curtain behind the scenes of how they use every bit of food to create their delightful dishes while sharing their opinions on poverty and crisis. This is a different kind of documentary designed to educate, as well as entertain.
[watch trailer]

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
(PG) 107 min – Biography
Director: Simon Curtis
Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Vicki Pepperdine

A.A. Milne became a world-famous author with his Winnie the Pooh books, each inspired by his own son C.R. Milne. You will soon discover the real inspiration for the characters and storylines in this biographical film. [watch trailer]

Breathe (2017)
(PG-13) 117 min – Romance
Director: Andy Serkis
Stars: Diana Rigg, Claire Foy, Andrew Garfield, Miranda Raison

Based on a true story, Robin and Diana Cavendish are deeply in love. Sadly, a deadly disease that paralyzes our gentleman hero comes between them; this British film is charming, funny, and magical for the moviegoer. You must see this film. [watch trailer]

78/52 (2017)
(NR) 91 min – Documentary
Director: Alexandre O. Philippe
Stars: Alan Barnette, Justin Benson, Peter Bogdanovich, Marco Calavita

Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller ‘Psycho’ released in 1960, contains one of the most horrifying scenes of the time; the shower scene. Now, we’ll find out how that portion of the movie was written, how it was filmed, and why it was a game changer for all movies to come. Many credit these few moments of the film as the making of Alfred as a director, and how other directors viewed their work. [watch trailer]

The Foreigner (2017)
(R) 114 min – Thriller
Director: Martin Campbell
Stars: Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones, Mark Tandy

In typical Hollywood style, Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan star in a wonderful ‘who do it’ that touches close to home. Who murdered Jackie’s daughter, and why? This is a terrific contemporary crime script that will bring you to the edge of your seats. The chemistry between Jackie and Pierce is real Hollywood magic. [watch trailer]

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
(R) 108 min – Biography
Director: Angela Robinson
Stars: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton

In yet another biography of sorts, William Moulton Marston created the comic book character Wonder Woman but dealt with his own infidelity and tangled loves in the midst of his genius. [watch trailer]

Marshall (2017)
(PG-13) 118 min – Drama
Director: Reginald Hudlin
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown

Thurgood Marshall was the country’s first African-American Supreme Court Justice. This biography is inspiring, uplifting and educational in how he rose to fame and success in a time that most people of color were severely discriminated. Everyone should see this film. [watch trailer]

Happy Death Day (2017)
(PG-13) 96 min – Horror
Director: Christopher Landon
Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews

A college student is tragically murdered, mysteriously working in spirt to resolver her limbo by discovering her killer’s identity. This is an interesting film that pushes all the right terror buttons. [watch trailer]

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