New This Week in Theaters, August 16, 2018

 Billionaire Boys Club (R)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring:  Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts

A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a ‘get-rich-quick’ scam that turns deadly.

 Alpha (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Natassia Malthe, Leonor Varela, Jens Hultén

An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, ALPHA tells a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man’s best friend.

 Mile 22 (R)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Lauren Cohan, Mark Wahlberg, Ronda Rousey, John Malkovich

An elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of the country.

 Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.

 Down a Dark Hall (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman, Isabelle Fuhrman

Kit Gordy, a new student at the exclusive Blackwood Boarding School, confronts the institution’s supernatural occurrences and dark powers of its headmistress.

 We the Animals (R)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Raúl Castillo, Josiah Gabriel, Terry Holland, Isaiah Kristian

Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all on his own.

 Juliet, Naked (R)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke, Chris O’Dowd, Megan Dodds

Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan’s musical obsession.

 Alt-Right: Age of Rage (NR)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Daryle Lamont Jenkins, Lacy MacAuley, Richard Spencer

In the first year of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, Daryle Lamont Jenkins, an Antifa activist, combats the rise of the alt-right movement, while Richard Spencer, an alt-right leader, fights to gain ground, culminating in a tragic showdown in Charlottesville.

 Blaze (R)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Charles Adams, Edgar Arreola, Charles Barber

The life of musician Blaze Foley.

 

The Wife (R)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Christian Slater, Max Irons, Glenn Close, Elizabeth McGovern

A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

 Minding the Gap (NR)
Opens on Friday, August 17

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.

 La douleur (NR)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Mélanie Thierry, Benoît Magimel, Benjamin Biolay, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet

Marguerite must navigate through the hardships of the Liberation after losing her husband and starting a relationship with the enemy during the War.

 The Little Mermaid (PG)
Opens on Friday, August 17
Starring: Poppy Drayton, William Moseley, Armando Gutierrez, Shirley MacLaine

A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid.

Synopsis by IMDB.

 

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