2017 Movies

PlayerUnknown’s BATTLEGROUNDS (2017)

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller

PlayerUnknown’s BATTLEGROUNDS represents the next evolution of the battle royale shooter genre, created by Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene who helped birth the genre with battle royale mods in ARMA 2 and DayZ before consulting on H1Z1: King of the Kill. Then he joined South Korea’s Bluehole Studio Inc. to create the game named after his own online name.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG for short) features on game-mode that has 100 players parachute onto a remote, desolate island with nothing but their own wits and skills. Players must loot, scavenge, and kill for gear and weapons as the playable map continually shrinks until only one player remains. A death means you’re out and games can be played solo, in duos, or in four-player squads. There’s currently one main playable map with two more in development. PUBG is available on PC and coming to Xbox One this fall.

Only the Brave (2017)

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller

Only the Brave, based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is the heroic story of one unit of local firefighters that through hope, determination, sacrifice, and the drive to protect families, communities, and our country become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. As most of us run from danger, they run toward it – they watch over our lives, our homes, everything we hold dear, as they forge a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire.

Molly’s Game (2017)

  • Genre: Biopic

MOLLY’S GAME is the true story of Molly Bloom a smart, young, Olympic- class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe

Going in Style (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Comedy, Crime

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)

  • Genre: Animation

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – must embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria, where they meet new friends and exciting challenges.

The Promise (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama, History

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris – a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

It Comes at Night (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Horror, Thriller

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order that a husband has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate young family seeking refuge.

Everything, Everything (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama, Romance

A teenager who’s lived a sheltered life because she’s allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

The House (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Comedy

A dad convinces his friends to start an illegal casino in his basement after he and his wife spend their daughter’s college fund.

The Papers (2017)

  • Genre: Drama, History

A historical drama detailing the Washington Post’s investigation of the Pentagon Papers in the 1970s. Artwork is from Bridge of Spies (2015).

Guardians (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

During the Cold War, an organization called “Patriot” created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

Sleepless (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

A cop with a connection to the criminal underworld scours a nightclub in search of his kidnapped son.

Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)

  • Genre: Comedy

A sequel to the 2015 comedy Daddy’s Home, starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell. The above poster is for the original Daddy’s Home.

Horizon: Zero Dawn (2017) Video Game News

  • Rating: T
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Horizon: Zero Dawn is the all-new PlayStation 4 exclusive action role-playing game developed by the Guerrilla Games, creators of PlayStation’s Killzone franchise. Players step into the battle-hardened boots of main protagonist Aloy, an outcast and hunter, to explore a mysterious and vast open-world inhabited by mechanized creatures and unique cultures of people.

 

The Big Sick (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Big Sick is based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (Kumail Nanjiani) and grad student Emily Gordon (Zoe Kazan) who fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings.

Thank You for Your Service (2017)

  • Genre: Drama, War

An adaptation of David Finkel’s non-fiction book of the same name, Thank You for Your Service explores the experiences of members of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion in Iraq, after they return home.

Marshall (2017)

  • Genre: Biopic, Drama

Long before he sat on the United States Supreme Court or claimed victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) was a young rabble-rousing attorney for the NAACP. The new motion picture, MARSHALL, is the true story of his greatest challenge in those early days – a fight he fought alongside attorney Sam Friedman (Josh Gad), a young lawyer with no experience in criminal law: the case of black chauffeur Joseph Spell (Sterling K. Brown), accused by his white employer, Eleanor Strubing (Kate Hudson), of sexual assault and attempted murder.

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

  • Genre: Drama

Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between the beloved children’s author A.A. Mile and his son, Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne, and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

  • Genre: Drama

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, commissioning three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson), the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated.

1922 (2017)

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller

Based on the Stephen King novella of the same name, the film revolves around a simple-yet-proud rancher who – in the year 1922 – conspires with his son to murder his wife for financial gain. Artwork is not official.

For Honor (2017)

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios, For Honor’s story campaign and multiplayer lets players embody warriors of the three Great Factions – the bold Knights, the brutal Vikings and the enigmatic Samurai – fighting to the death on intense and believable melee battlefields. The Art of Battle, the game’s innovative combat system that puts players in total control of their warriors, allows them to utilize the unique skills and combat style of each Hero to vanquish all enemies who stand in their way.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands (2017) Video Game News

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise launched in 2001 has lived on to become one of Ubisoft’s best-selling triple-A franchises, and the brand finally returns with a new look in Ghost Recon Wildlands. Designed from the ground up for a new generation, Wildlands features a massive and visually stunning open world, playable in online in four-player co-op, with AI or real-life allies, and sees the Ghosts taking on the Santa Blanca cartel who, in the year 2019, have turned Bolivia into a narco-state.

Battle of the Sexes (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Biography, Comedy, Sports

The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as The Battle of the Sexes and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposite sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With a supportive husband urging her to fight the Establishment for equal pay, the fiercely private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis courts and animated the discussions between men and women in bedrooms and boardrooms around the world.

The Book of Henry (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama

Single mother Susan Carpenter works as a waitress alongside her feisty family friend Sheila. Taking care of everyone and everything in his own way is Susan’s older son Henry. Protective of his brother and a tireless supporter of his often self-doubting mother, Henry blazes through the days like a comet. When Susan discovers that the family next door harbors a dark secret, she’s surprised to learn that Henry has devised a plan to help the young daughter.

The Mountain Between Us (2017)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible.