It seems that the superheroes are out in full force this month, what with Captain America hitting the big screen followed soon after by the X-Men. Time to wash your cape (don’t tell Edna Mode) and polish your helmet.
Women can swoon over the likes of George Clooney in “Money Monster” or Johnny Depp looking slightly mad in the latest “Alice” installment; and don’t forget to take the kids to the animated flick “Angry Birds” based on the insanely popular Rovio game of the same name.
There are bound to be a few future award-winners in this group of films so plan your strategy and schedule carefully to fit them all in before they’re gone.
‘Diary Of A Badman’
He was her assignment. She became his diary. Detective Simone Williams, a Jamaican immigrant to the U.S., dreams of working undercover on a high profile case. She finally gets her chance in an attempt to catch a notorious drug dealer, Winston Bailey aka “Bucky.” She falls victim to his charming personality, compromising her assignment. Lines begin to blur as she gets in deeper. Over time, Williams develops a close bond with Bailey, and their loyalties are put to the ultimate test.
Sparks fly between a young ballerina (Keenan Kampa) and a British violinist (Nicholas Galitzine) as they prepare for a musical competition.
‘Captain America: Civil War’
Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.
Intertwining stories revolve around a television host (Julia Roberts), a divorcee (Jennifer Aniston) looking for love and a woman (Kate Hudson) who wants to strengthen her relationship with her mother.
‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’
To survive harsh economic times, Calvin and Angie have merged the barbershop and beauty salon into one business. The days of male bonding are gone as Eddie and the crew must now contend with sassy female co-workers and spirited clientele. As the battle of the sexes rages on, a different kind of conflict has taken over Chicago. Crime and gangs are on the rise, leaving Calvin worried about the fate of his son. Together, the friends come up with a bold plan to take back their beloved neighborhood.
A desperate woman (Halle Berry) goes to extremes to save her kidnapped son.
After losing money on a stock tip, a disgruntled investor (Jack O’Connell) holds a Wall Street guru (George Clooney) and a producer (Julia Roberts) hostage on live television.
‘The Angry Birds Movie’ – 3D
Three birds (Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride) investigate the mysterious arrival of pigs to their island paradise.
‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’
Life is good for Mac Radner (Seth Rogen) and pregnant wife Kelly (Rose Byrne), until the unruly sisters of Kappa Nu move in next door. As loud parties continuously disrupt the peace, the couple turn to former neighbor and onetime enemy Teddy Sanders (Zac Efron) for help. Now united with the fraternity stud, the trio devises schemes to get the wild sorority off the block. Unfortunately, the rebellious young women refuse to go down without a fight.
‘The Nice Guys’
In 1977 Los Angeles, a down-on-his-luck private eye (Ryan Gosling) works with a hired enforcer (Russell Crowe) to investigate the disappearance of a girl and the death of a porn star.
‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’
Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp).
Worshiped as a god since the dawn of civilization, the immortal Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) becomes the first and most powerful mutant. Awakening after thousands of years, he recruits the disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and other mutants to create a new world order. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Professor X (James McAvoy) and Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) lead a team of young X-Men to stop their seemingly invincible nemesis from destroying mankind.