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Attending a former girlfriend’s wedding is possibly the least likely way to meet a new flame, but that’s only the first of several unexpected developments to befall a young New Yorker in “How He Fell in Love.” Writer-director Marc Meyers’ first feature since 2010’s “Harvest” uses its initial meet-cute scenario as the jumping-off point for an intimate and incisive portrait of a clandestine affair, and the thorny consequences it begets for all involved. Mature and moving in its navigation of convoluted, conflicting desires, it’s an indie as assured in its silences as it is in its speeches, and should resonate with discerning audiences during its limited theatrical run.
Though Meyers’ handheld cinematography can occasionally become too shaky-cam wobbly, his widescreen framing attunes itself to the the spaces between characters as a means of expressing their waxing and waning closeness. That’s true from the moment 31-year-old Travis »
- Nick Schager
To help sift through the increasing number of new releases (independent or otherwise), the Weekly Film Guide is here! Below you’ll find basic plot, personnel and cinema information for all of this week’s fresh offerings.
Starting this month, we’ve also put together a list for the entire month. We’ve included this week’s list below, complete with information on screening locations for films in limited release.
See More: Here Are All the Upcoming Movies in Theaters for July 2016
Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, July 8. All synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.
Director: Jake Szymanski
Synopsis: Two brothers place an online ad to find dates for a wedding and the ad goes viral.
Director: Chris Renaud, »
- Steve Greene
[caption id="attachment_51542" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Amy Hargreaves joins the cast of the 13 Reasons Why TV show at Netflix (Sam Aronov/ Shutterstock.com).[/caption]
Amy Hargreaves has been cast as Mrs. Jensen in the 13 Reasons Why TV show at Netflix. A series regular role, Mrs. Jensen is the mother of Clay, played by Lost's Dylan Minnette. In the story, Clay receives a box of tapes from his crush, Hannah (Katherine Langford), after she kills herself.
Brian d'Arcy James plays Hannah's father opposite Kate Walsh. Derek Luke was previously cast as Hannah’s guidance counselor, Mr. Porter. Based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher, the 13 Reasons Why TV adaptation comes from Selena Gomez and Diana Son, writer Brian Yorkey, director Tom McCarthy, Anonymous Content, and Paramount TV.
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The Mist, centered around an ominous mist that takes over a small town and causes chaos, will begin production this summer and is set to air a 10-episode season in 2017.
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Amy Hargreaves (Homeland) is set as a series regular in Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, from producers Selena Gomez and Diana Son, writer Brian Yorkey, director Tom McCarthy, Anonymous Content and Paramount TV. Based on the bestselling 2007 Ya book by Jay Asher, the series follows Clay (Dylan Minnette) through an emotional night when he receives a shoebox of cassette tapes from his late classmate and crush Hannah (Katherine Langford), after she recently committed suicide… »
Simmonds, a 13 year-old deaf actress, is set to play a character called Rose, one of two deaf children whose stories intertwine in the adaptation of Brian Selznick’s novel.
Wonderstruck centres on “Ben, who lives with his family in Minnesota in 1977 and runs off to New York following his mother’s death when a mysterious note shows up, and Rose, locked in a house in 1927 New Jersey, who also escapes to New York to see her idol, film actress Lillian Mayhew.”
- Scott J. Davis
6 items from 2016
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