There are only a few new releases this week due to Avengers: Infinity War still going strong at the box office, but if superheroes aren’t your thing, the new drama Tully starring Charlize Theron opens, as well as the thriller Bad Samaritan.
Tully – Overwhelmed mother (Charlize Theron) Marlo lives with her husband, two young children and newborn baby. When her brother suggests she get a nanny, she hesitates, not wanting to let a stranger into the house. However, when it all seems to be getting the better of her, Marlo changes her mind. Tully, the nanny who arrives, turns out to be surprisingly warm and thoughtful, taking care not only of Marlo’s children, but of Marlo too. Click here for showtimes.
Bad Samaritan – Sean (Robert Sheehan) and Derek (Carlito Olivero) work as valets. They develop a scam to burglarize the houses of their wealthy customers. When a car is left with them, Derek stands as a lookout while Sean drives to the owner’s house in the car and robs the place. Things go smoothly until he tries to rob a man (David Tennant) and discovers a young woman (Kerry Condon) being held captive in his home. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Bad Samaritan
Backstabbing for Beginners – Michael Sullivan (Theo James) is hired by U.N. undersecretary Pasha (Ben Kingsley) to be an aide at the United Nations, working in the Oil-for-Food Programme, which involves managing the sale of Iraqi oil and using the profits to provide humanitarian relief. When Michael finds out his predecessor was murdered, he realizes his life, and the lives of those around him, are in danger. Click here for showtimes. Opens today in Toronto and Montreal, and Friday May 25 in Ottawa.
Trailer: Backstabbing for Beginners