JULY 11 - 26
We will be taking a two week hiatus while the batteries are recharged. There will be no new updates during this time, but look for more on July 27!
A simple, low-budget ghost story made without stars or elaborate special effects, Carnival of Souls opened in 1962 to a generally dismissive public -- but with the passing years, Herk Harvey's hypnotic little chiller has acquired a cult following and been acknowledged as a minor masterpiece of fantastic cinema. It begins with the apparent drowning of Mary Henry (Candace Hilligoss), who subsequently drives to Utah to take a job as a church organist in a small town.
Melissa McCarthy stars as Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry who is sent to prison for insider trading. After doing her time, Michelle emerges, ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, but not everyone she steamrolled is so quick to forgive and forget. With nowhere to go and no one to scam, Michelle is forced to move in with former assistant Claire and her young daughter, Rachel. Now at her lowest point, Michelle wastes no time in devising a winner-take-all plan to rebuild her empire.
Sports biopic of Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards (Taron Egerton), whose participation in the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary marked the first time a Brit had ever competed in the ski-jumping event. Edwards trains as a ski jumper under the tutelage of a hard-drinking former champ (Hugh Jackman), and eventually finds fame as a lovable loser who's just trying his best.
A British colonel (Helen Mirren) requests a drone strike to take out a group of terrorists in Nairobi who are planning a series of suicide bombings. However, the situation grows more complicated when an American drone pilot (Aaron Paul) discovers that a nine-year-old girl has entered the targeted area, forcing a number of military leaders and politicians to debate the best course of action.