“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” Disney’s sequel to the 2014 global box office hit, Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play. The years have been kind to Maleficent and Aurora. Their relationship, born of heartbreak, revenge and ultimately love, has flourished. Yet the hatred between man and the fairies still exists. Aurora’s impending marriage to Prince Phillip is cause for celebration in the kingdom of Ulstead and the neighboring Moors, as the wedding serves to unite the two worlds. When an unexpected encounter introduces a powerful new alliance, Maleficent and Aurora are pulled apart to opposing sides in a Great War, testing their loyalties and causing them to question whether they can truly be family.
Rating: PG (for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Joachim Rønning
Written By: Linda Woolverton, Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster
Runtime: 118 minutes
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
CAST Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, Elle Fanning as Aurora, Michelle Pfeiffer as Queen Ingrith
Zombieland: Double Tap: A decade after Zombieland became a hit film and a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited with director Ruben Fleischer (Venom) and the original writers Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick (Deadpool) for Zombieland: Double Tap. In the sequel, written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick and Dave Callaham, through comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland, these four slayers must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.
Rating: R (for bloody violence, language throughout, some drug and sexual content)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Directed By: Ruben Fleischer
Written By: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Dave Callaham
Runtime: 99 minutes
Studio: Columbia Pictures
CAST: Woody Harrelson as Tallahassee, Jesse Eisenberg as Columbus, Emma Stone as Wichita