New This Week in Theaters, November 7, 2019

Image result for Doctor Sleep Doctor Sleep (R)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Ewan McGregor, Danny Lloyd, Carel Struycken

Years following the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers as he tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knot who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

Related image Midway (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Woody Harrelson, Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Dennis Quaid

The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

Image result for Danger Close Danger Close (R)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Travis Fimmel, Richard Roxburgh, Luke Bracey

In August 1966, in a Vietnamese rubber plantation called Long Tan, 108 young and inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives against 2500 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers.

Image result for Last Christmas Last Christmas (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh

Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa’s elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.

Related image Honey Boy (R)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe, Byron Bowers

A young actor’s stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.

Image result for The Kingmaker The Kingmaker (R)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Imelda Marcos

Documentary centering on the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines whose behind-the-scenes influence of her husband Ferdinand’s presidency rocketed her to the global political stage.

Image result for Playing with Fire Playing with Fire (PG)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Judy Greer, Keegan-Michael Key, Brianna Hildebrand, John Cena

A crew of rugged firefighters meet their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids.

Image result for Arctic Dogs Arctic Dogs (PG)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Anjelica Huston, James Franco, Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin

An Arctic fox works in the mailroom of a package delivery service, but wants to be doing the deliveries.

Image result for Mr. Toilet: The World's #2 Man Mr. Toilet: The World’s #2 Man (NR)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Jack Sim

What do you get when you cross an eccentric self-made man with a load of crap? Jack Sim.To a stranger, he’s a guy obsessed with toilets, but to those who know him, he’s “Mr. Toilet,” a crusader for global sanitation. Born in the Singapore slums, Jack Sim knows firsthand the agonies of not having a proper loo. Now he’s dedicating his life to a crisis no one dares talk about: Shit.Not having a place “to go” isn’t just an inconvenience; it’s a problem that impacts 2.4 billion people worldwide. In India alone, 200,000 children die each year from lack of safe sanitation, while women are regularly raped because they have to defecate in public spaces. Jack’s kids describe him as a 12-year old trapped in a 60-year old’s body. He’s full of jokes and it can be hard to take him seriously. But, he uses humor as his weapon to fight an uphill battle against bathroom taboos. He founded the World Toilet Organization and spent the last 13 years lobbying 193 countries to raise awareness for proper sanitation. He even successfully lobbied the United Nations to create World Toilet Day – the first international day of celebration for the toilet.Now he is plunged into his biggest challenge yet when asked to secure 6 million toilets for the “Clean India” initiative. But with few resources and no help from the government, his epic project and reputation are in jeopardy. Jack’s once supportive staff begins to doubt him; and when his family bonds start to fray over his obsessive dedication, he wonders if he’s finally met his match.Mr. Toilet realizes there is a price to pay for being the world’s #2 man, but as a su-poo-hero he can’t quit.

Image result for Better Days 2019 Better Days (NR)
Opens on Friday, November 8
Starring: Dongyu Zhou, Jackson Yee, Fang Yin, Jue Huang

When it is time for the Chinese gaokao, the entire country comes to a standstill. For nearly ten million high school students, this two-day national college entrance exam will determine where and if they get to study. It is not uncommon for the fates of entire families to hinge on the results. Like so many others, Nian has been focused on preparing for the exam, at the exclusion of everything else and is all alone. A classmate has committed suicide and she has become the target of relentless bullying. Meanwhile, fate brings her together with small-time criminal Bei and the two of them seal a pact.

Synopsis by IMDB.

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