For movies opening July 21, 2017

Dunkirk (PG-13 for intense battle scenes and some profanity) World War II saga recreating the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied soldiers from the shores of France after they were surrounded and on the verge of being slaughtered by the Nazi army. Ensemble cast includes Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, Barry Keoghan and One Direction\’s Harry Styles. (In English, French and German with subtitles)

For movies opening July 14, 2017

The Big Sick (R for profanity and sexual references) Romantic comedy recounting the real-life courting of fan (Zoe Kazan) by a Pakistani stand-up comedian (Kumail Nanjiani as himself). Supporting cast includes Ray Romano, Holly Hunter and SNL\’s Aidy Bryant.

For movies opening June 30, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS 13 minutes (R for sexuality and disturbing violence) Fact-based drama, set in Munich in 1939, recounting German carpenter Georg Elser\’s (Christian Friedel) attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler (Udo Schenk). Featuring Katharina Schuttler, Burghart Klauszner and Johann von Bulow. (In German with subtitles)

For movies opening June 23, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS The Beguiled (R for sexuality) Sofia Coppola won Best Director at Cannes for this sublime tale of seduction, a remake of Clint Eastwood\’s Civil War saga about Southern belles competing for the affections of a Union soldier (Colin Farrell) wounded and abandoned by his unit. Ensemble cast includes Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning and Kirsten Dunst.

For movies opening June 16, 2017

47 Meters Down (PG-13 for bloody images, intense peril and brief profanity) Harrowing tale of survival revolving around two sisters (Mandy Moore and Claire Holt) vacationing in Mexico whose scuba diving adventure turns into a desperate fight for their lives when their cage drops to the ocean floor, leaving them surrounded by great white sharks and with less than an hour of oxygen. Featuring Matthew Modine, Yani Gellman and Santiago Segura.

For movies opening June 9, 2017

It Comes at Night (R for profanity, violence and disturbing images) Post-apocalyptic suspense thriller about a couple (Joel Edgerton and Carmen Ejogo) with a son (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) who successfully evade the deadly plague terrorizing the planet until, against their better judgment, they decide to share their cabin in the woods with a desperate family seeking refuge from the scourge. With Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough and Griffin Robert Faulkner.

For movies opening December 4, 2015

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening December 4, 2015 BIG BUDGET FILMS Chi-Raq (R for nudity, profanity, sexuality, violence and drug use) Nick Cannon plays the title character in this Spike Lee “Joint” loosely based on Aristophanes’ play Lysistrata. Present-day variation on […]

For movies opening November 20, 2015

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening November 20, 2015 BIG BUDGET FILMS Carol (R sexuality, nudity and brief profanity) Cate Blanchett plays the title character in this romance drama, set in New York City in the Fifties, as a woman in […]

For movies opening November 13, 2015

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening November 13, 2015   BIG BUDGET FILMS The 33 (PG-13 for profanity and a disaster sequence) Fact-based docudrama recounting the 2010 collapse of a Chilean mine which left 33 men trapped underground for 69 days. […]

For movies opening November 6, 2015

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening November 6, 2015 BIG BUDGET FILMS Brooklyn (PG-13 for a sex scene and brief profanity) Romance drama, set in the Fifties, revolving around a homesick immigrant to the U.S. (Saoirse Ronan) who finds herself torn […]