‘South of Heaven’
NR | 120 minutes
Director: Aharon Keshales
Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Evangeline Lilly, Shea Whigham
“South of Heaven” features Jason Sudeikis as Jimmy, a man who receives early parole after an armed robbery. Upon his release, he vows to give his girlfriend, Annie, who is dying of cancer, the best last year of her life. But things are never that simple, and when he is given a “side job” from his parole officer, it sets off a series of events that leaves Jimmy in the crosshairs of a local crime boss. Now, he must stop at nothing to save Annie and fight for whatever time they have left. However, Sudeikis is thrown into the world of crime once more, which puts him at odds with his parole officer (Whigham) and a crime boss (Colter).
‘Needle in a Timestack’
R | 111 minutes
Director/Writer: John Ridley
Stars: Freida Pinto, Orlando Bloom, Cynthia Erivo
If love is in the form of a circle, what lines would you cross to be with your soulmate? In this gripping, near-future love story directed by Oscar-winner John Ridley, Nick and Janine (Leslie Odom, Jr. and Cynthia Erivo) live in marital bliss until Janine’s ex-husband (Orlando Bloom) warps time to try to tear them apart using Nick’s college girlfriend (Frieda Pinto). As Nick’s memories and reality disappear, he must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice in order to hold onto — or let go of — everything he loves. Can love endure in a future where time is fluid and all of life may be just an illusion?
R | 106 minutes
Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Judy Gree
And the Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet. Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie’s basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor. But when Michael manages to free himself from Laurie’s trap, his ritual bloodbath resumes. As Laurie fights her pain and prepares to defend herself against him, she inspires all of Haddonfield to rise up against their unstoppable monster. The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands, forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all. ♦