From the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and a Hungarian war drama set during the final days of the 1848-49 revolution to Jordan Peele’s most recent horror film, the upcoming month’s movie premieres will have you on the edge of your seat in a variety of ways.
Set in 1995, Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers, a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, as she turns into one of the galaxy’s mightiest heroes and joins Starforce, an elite Kree military team, before returning home with questions about her past and identity when Earth is caught in the center of a galactic conflict between two alien worlds.
Dir.: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law
In 1849, the liberation war against the Habsburg Empire is close to its end in Hungary. Having hidden from military draft, Barnabás leaves his hometown to save his wounded brother who has been hiding with a guerilla group deep in the forests. Despite their exhaustion, lack of food or information, they are still fighting for their cause. Hoping he can earn his alienated brother’s trust and take him home, Barnabás decides to stay with the group. In the meantime, he has to face the cruelty of war.
Dir.: György Mór Kárpáti Stars: Gergely Váradi, Blanka Mészáros, Benett Vilmányi
After marrying a successful writer, Colette is transplanted from her rural home to the intellectual splendor of Paris. There, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She, in turn, pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a cultural sensation. Colette’s fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.
Dir.: Wash Westmoreland Stars: Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West
In order to get away from their busy lives, the Wilson family take a vacation to Santa Cruz with the plan of spending time with their friends, the Tylers. On their first night, four mysterious people break into Adelaide Wilson’s childhood home in which they’re staying at. The family is shocked to find out that the intruders look like and talk like them only that they have grotesque appearances. Soon the family begins a cat-and-mouse game with their psychotic doppelgangers while more of “the Tethered” begin to invade the town.
Dir.: Jordan Peele Stars: Anna Diop, Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong’o
The Beach Bum
The Beach Bum follows the hilarious, drug-addled misadventures of Moondog, a rebellious rogue and professional stoner who always lives life by his own rules. Co-starring Snoop Dog, Zac Efron, and Isla Fisher, The Beach Bum is a refreshingly original, irreverent, and subversive new comedy from Harmony Korine, director of Kids and Spring Breakers.
Dir.: Harmony Korine Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher