June and Jennifer Gibbons are twins from the only Black family in a small town in Wales in the 1970s and ’80s. Feeling isolated from the community, the pair turn inward and reject communication with everyone but each other, retreating into their own fantasy world of inspiration and adolescent desires. After a spree of vandalism, the girls are sentenced to Broadmoor, an infamous psychiatric hospital, where they face the choice to separate and survive or die together.
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska Cast: Letitia Wright, Tamara Lawrance Language: English Genre: Drama Rating: R for drug use, some sexual content, nudity, language and disturbing material Run time: 1 hour 53 minutes
In 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When a world-weary inspector and an eager rookie constable take on the case, they find themselves thrown into a puzzling whodunit within the glamorously sordid world of underground theater, investigating the mysterious homicide at their own peril.
Director: Tom George Cast: Saorise Ronan, Sam Rockwell Language: English Genre: Comedy, Mystery Rating: PG-13 for some violence/bloody images and a sexual reference Run time:
Proud first lady of a Southern Baptist megachurch, Trinitie Childs carries immense responsibility on her shoulders. After a scandal involving her husband, the church is forced to temporarily close, leaving Trinitie struggling to manage the aftermath. Now, she and her spouse must rebuild their congregation and reconcile their faith by all means necessary to make the biggest comeback that commodified religion has ever seen.
Director: Adamma Ebo Cast: Regina Hall, Sterling K. Brown Language: English Genre: Comedy Rating: R for language and some sexual content Run time: 1 hour 42 minutes
While attending a conference in Istanbul, Dr. Alithea Binnie happens to encounter a djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. This presents two problems: first, she doubts that he’s real, and second, because she’s a scholar of story and mythology, she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong. The djinn pleads his case by telling her fantastical stories of his past. Eventually, she’s beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both.
Director: George Miller Cast: Idris Elba, Tilda Swinton Language: English Genre: Drama, Fantasy Rating: R for some sexual content, graphic nudity and brief violence Run time: 1 hour 48 minutes
When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.
Director: Halina Reijn Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Pete Davidson, Lee Pace Language: English Genre: Comedy, Horror Rating: R for violence, bloody images, drug use, sexual references and pervasive language Run time: 1 hour 35 minutes