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Beautiful Boy (2018)

October 12, 2018
R
Drama, Biography

Adapted from the memoirs by David and Nic Sheff, the film chronicles Nic's struggles with meth addiction, as seen through the eyes of his father.

The film entered development in 2008 and spent years stuck in pre-production. Principal photography finally began in March 2017, with editing taking around seven months as the movie was completely recut several times. It ultimately had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, ahead of its October theatrical release.

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Roma (2018)

December 14, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Drama

Shot in black and white, the film details a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the 1970s and was partly inspired by Alfonso Cuarón's own childhood.

Production began in fall 2016, with the bulk of shooting taking place on-location in Mexico. The film had its world premiere at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival, where it earned rave reviews.

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Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)

October 26, 2018
PG
Action, Comedy

JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN is the third installment of the Johnny English comedy series, with Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accidental secret agent. The new adventure begins when a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all active undercover agents in Britain, leaving Johnny English as the Secret Service's last hope. Called out of retirement, English dives head first into action with the mission to find the mastermind hacker. As a man with few skills and analog methods, Johnny English must overcome the challenges of modern technology to make this mission a success.

Rowan Atkinson was confirmed to be returning for the third Johnny English movie in May 2017. Production started later that year in August, with filming taking place in Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, and Welham Green. The movie's official was revealed as Johnny English Strikes Again in April 2018.

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Outlaw King (2018)

November 9, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Action, Drama, Biography

A true David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

Principal photography on the film started in August 2017 and ran through November of that year.

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Upgrade (2018)

June 1, 2018
R
Action, Sci-Fi, Horror

Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem.

Principal photography on the film began in 2017.

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Superfly (2018)

June 13, 2018
R
Action, Crime, Thriller

This film is a remake of the 1972 movie, Super Fly. The original Super Fly was about an African-American cocaine dealer who looks to quit the drug business.

Super Fly is regarded as one of the most prominent blaxploitation films of its era. A pair of sequels to the original film were made following its success. Arguably, the property is better known for its soundtrack. The album actually outgrossed the movie, which rarely happens in the industry.

Filming on the remake began in January 2018.

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I Kill Giants (2018)

March 23, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Drama

From the acclaimed graphic novel comes an epic adventure about a world beyond imagination. Teen Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe, The Conjuring 2) is the only thing that stands between terrible giants and the destruction of her small town. But as she boldly confronts her fears in increasingly dangerous ways, her new school counselor (Zoe Saldana, Guardians of the Galaxy) leads her to question everything she’s always believed to be true. I Kill Giants is an intense, touching story about trust, courage and love from the producers that brought you Harry Potter.

Based on Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura's graphic novel of the same name, the film was announced in March 2015 and began principal photography in September 2016. It premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival about a year later and was subsequently set for a Digital HD and limited theatrical release in March 2018.

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Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

September 21, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Documentary

Michael Moore's latest political documentary examines the 2016 United States presidential election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.

The film was originally set to be funded by the Weinstein Company, before the studio collapsed and Briarcliff Entertainment stepped in. It had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.

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The Front Runner (2018)

November 21, 2018
R
Drama, Biography

American Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

Described as a dark comedy, the film is based on Matt Bai's book, All the Truth is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid. Hugh Jackman was cast as Hart in June 2017, with the rest of the principal cast filling out shortly after that. Production commenced in September 2017.

The Front Runner had its world premiere at the 2018 Telluride Film Festival, prior to its theatrical debut.

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The Wife (2018)

August 17, 2018
R
Drama

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.

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

November 30, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Crime, Drama, Romance

A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime while carrying their first child.

This film is based on the novel of the same name by James Baldwin. The adaptation was officially announced in July 2017, with Jenkins confirmed as director. He had written the screenplay back in 2013, around the same time he penned Moonlight. The principal cast filled out between August and October 2017, with filming beginning in New York during October.

If Beale Street Could Talk will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2018, well before its theatrical debut in North America.

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Assassination Nation (2018)

September 21, 2018
R
Thriller

This is a thousand percent a true story about how the quiet, all-American town of Salem absolutely lost its mind.

The main cast for the film came together in 2016. Principal photography commenced in March 2017. Assassination Nation held its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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Operation Finale (2018)

August 29, 2018
PG-13
Drama, Biography, History

15 years after World War II, a team of secret agents are brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust.

The film was first announced in 2015, when it was revealed MGM had acquired the rights to the script. In 2017, director Chris Weitz and the principal cast (including Oscar Isaac) all signed on, and principal photography started in October. Operation Finale is based on a true story.

Originally, the movie was set to be released in September, but it was moved up due to audience test scores.

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Sorry to Bother You (2018)

July 13, 2018
R
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

Writer/director Boots Riley was inspired by his stint as a telemarketer and penned the screenplay. He originally had no intention of actually making it into a film, but the movie was officially announced in June 2017. Riley signed on to helm the project, with the principal cast signing on shortly after. Sorry to Bother You hit the Sundance Film Festival and South by Southwest prior to debuting in theaters. At Sundance, it was a nominee for the Grand Jury prize.

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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

June 29, 2018
PG-13
Biography, Documentary

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Fred Rogers was the host and creator of the popular television program Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, which ran for 31 seasons, beginning in 1968. The show was primarily aimed at children, but was seen as something for the whole family. Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood was noteworthy for address real issues in society, covering topics such as assassination and racism. It was nominated for three Primetime Emmys during its tenure.

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Welcome to Marwen (2018)

December 21, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Drama, Biography

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.

This film is based on the documentary Marwencol, which was directed by Jeff Malmberg. Welcome to Marwencol was first announced in April 2017, as an untitled fantasy film from director Robert Zemeckis, starring Steve Carell. The supporting cast took shape in the following months, with principal photography commencing in August 2017. Production wrapped in October of that year, well ahead of the film's release date.

The title was originally The Women of Marwen, before it was changed in June 2018 - shortly before marketing began.

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Under the Silver Lake (2018)

December 7, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Crime, Thriller

Sam, an affable but aimless young man, becomes an unwitting detective who quickly finds himself in over his head as he investigates the mysterious disappearance of his beautiful neighbor, with whom he has fallen in love. As he combs through East Los Angeles searching for any kind of clues he can find, he stumbles upon a larger, more sinister conspiracy than he ever imagined, involving billionaires, celebrities, urban myths, and even pop culture as we know it.

This is the latest film from It Follows director David Robert Mitchell. It was first announced in 2016, with stars Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, and Topher Grace joining the cast. Principal photography began in October 2016, months after A24 acquired the rights to distribute.

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Love, Simon (2018)

March 16, 2018
PG-13
Drama, Comedy, Romance

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated: he’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing.

Directed by Greg Berlanti (Dawson’s Creek, Brothers & Sisters), written by Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger (This is Us), and based on Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, LOVE, SIMON is a funny and heartfelt coming-of-age story about the thrilling ride of finding yourself and falling in love.

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Blockers (2018)

April 6, 2018
R
Comedy

When three parents stumble upon their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

Principal photography on the film began in May 2017.

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On the Basis of Sex (2018)

December 25, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Drama, Biography

A film biopic about Ruth Bader Ginsberg and her journey to becoming a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.