New This Week in Theaters, January 21, 2016

  The 5th Wave (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Liev Schreiber, Nick Robinson

Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.

 Dirty Grandpa (R)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Zac Efron, Robert De Niro, Julianne Hough

Right before his wedding, an uptight guy is tricked into driving his grandfather, a perverted former Army general, to Florida for spring break.

 The Boy (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, Jim Norton

An American nanny is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After violating a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

 Ip Man 3 (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Donnie Yen, Mike Tyson

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

 Exposed (R)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Ana de Armas, Mira Sorvino

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner’s death.

  Prescription Thugs (NR)
Opens on Friday, January 22

In this follow-up to his film BIGGER FASTER STRONGER, director Chris Bell turns his camera on the abuse of prescription drugs and, ultimately, himself. As Bell learns more about Big Pharma, an industry he had been brought up to trust, he falls down his own hole of addiction.

 Synchronicity (R)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Chad McKnight, AJ Bowen, Brianne David

From the creators of The Signal (Sundance 2007) comes Synchronicity, a mind-bending ‘Sci-fi Noir’ in the tradition of Dark City, Blade Runner, and Alphaville. When physicist Jim Beale invents a machine that can fold space-time, a rare Dahlia appears from the future. He must now find the flower’s identical match in the present to prove his machine works. Jim soon discovers that the Dahlia lies in the hands of a mysterious girl, who seduces him into revealing his secrets. Convinced that he’s fallen prey to a femme fatale trying to steal his invention, Jim travels back in time to stop her betrayal before it happens. But once in the past, Jim uncovers a surprising truth about the machine, the girl, and his own reality.

 Terminus (R)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Jai Koutrae, Kendra Appleton, Todd Lasance

Following a near-fatal accident, David Chamberlain makes an unprecedented discovery that will not only determine the fate of his family, but of mankind.

 Caged No More (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Alan Powell, Kevin Sorbo, Cynthia Gibb

Inspired by real events, CAGED NO MORE is the story of Aggie Prejean, a grandmother on a desperate search to find her two granddaughters, Skye and Elle, who have been kidnapped by their sinister father. As the details behind the girls’ disappearance begin to unravel, it’s discovered he has taken them overseas to be sold into slavery to settle his drug debt. Aggie enlists the help of the girls’ uncle, a well-respected local philanthropist, and his son Wil, who is former Special Forces. A global hunt ensues, and the team will stop at nothing to see the girls safely returned home. CAGED NO MORE is a drama meant to engage and educate audiences on the realities of human trafficking. The film releases January 22, 2016 nationwide.

 31 (NR)
Opens on Saturday, January 23
Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Elizabeth Daily, Meg Foster

After being kidnapped, five carnival workers are held hostage in a place where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of evil clowns.

 Monster Hunt (NR)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Baihe Bai, Boran Jing, Wu Jiang, Elaine Jin

The cute baby monster Huba is the child of a human man and a monster queen, threatened by both monster-hating humans and monsters attempting to capture the new-born in an ancient world based on medieval China.

 Mojave (R)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Oscar Isaac, Walton Goggins, Mark Wahlberg, Garrett Hedlund

A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter.

 Aferim! (NR)
Opens on Friday, January 22
Starring: Teodor Corban, Mihai Comanoiu, Toma Cuzin, Alexandru Dabija

Set in early 19th century Wallachia, when a local policeman, Costandin, is hired by Iordache, a boyar (local noble), to find Carfin, a Gypsy slave who had run away from the boyar’s estate after having an affair with his wife, Sultana. Costandin sets out to find the fugitive, beginning a journey full of adventures. Gypsy slavery lasted from the 14th century up until the middle of the 19th century, a situation which is very little known and almost nonexistent in the public debate today, although its impact continues to influence Romania’s social life.

Synopsis by IMDB

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