This week’s new releases are sure to delight even the pickiest of moviegoers, from the disaster-drama Adrift with Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin opening nationwide, to Ethan Hawke’s thriller First Reformed. Check out all the releases below! ~Caitlyn Clancey
Adrift – Tami (Shailene Woodley) and her boyfriend Richard (Sam Claflin) are stranded in the middle of the Pacific Ocean after their boat is caught in a disastrous hurricane. Although she has very few sailing skills, Tami is forced to take control of the wrecked boat and brave the unpredictable waters to save them both. Read our review here and click here for showtimes.
Action Point – Johnny Knoxville is back in this comedy about a single father who runs a failing amusement park called Action Point. Desperate to return it to its former glory and attract more customers, he decides to totally revamp his park so it is completely free of all rules and safety precautions. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Action Point
Black Cop – In this drama, a black police officer (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) finds himself torn between his loyalty to his badge and the color of his skin as tensions begin to mount against the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement. He decides to take matters into his own hands and spends a day treating white civilians the way white cops treat black people. Opening in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Winnipeg and Halifax. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Black Cop
First Reformed – Ethan Hawke stars as a New England church pastor tormented by past tragedy whose faith is increasingly shaken following an encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife (Amanda Seyfried). Opening in Toronto and Vancouver. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: First Reformed
Let the Sunshine In – Newly divorced Isabelle (Juliette Binoche) is eager to love again but refuses to settle for any of the readily-available flawed men in her life, including a married banker (Xavier Beauvois), a handsome actor (Nicolas Duvauchelle), and a commitment-phobe artist (Alex Descas). This film is in French with English subtitles and is opening in Toronto and Vancouver. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Let the Sunshine In
Metamorphosis – This documentary casts a critical lens over the global environmental crisis, from devastating forest fires to an ever-quickening economic growth. However, the film insists crisis can also be an opportunity for transformation and provides stories of creativity and reinvention from some of the world’s brightest thinkers. Opening in Montreal. Releases in other cities throughout June. Click here for showtimes.