New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Insurgent’ and ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ [Video]
A couple of big-name franchises lead the way for this week’s new releases as Insurgent and Muppets Most Wanted hit the big screen.
Set in a futuristic dystopia, a teenager seeks to break free from her homogeneous society that divides people based on human traits. She leaves her faction and joins a rival group, where she falls for an older man.
Directed by Neil Burger
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet.
Muppets Most Wanted
While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Directed by James Bobin
Starring: Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell.
Two brothers, on both sides of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn, N.Y., during the 1970s.
Directed by Guillaume Canet
Starring: Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana and Marion Cotillard.
Rob the Mob
A couple targets the Mafia for heists and stumbles upon something big at an underground club.
Directed by Raymond De Felitta
Starring: Michael Pitt, Nina Arianda and Andy Garcia.
A Birder’s Guide to Everything
David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he’s made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father’s remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
Directed by Rob Meyer
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Kodi Smit-McPhee and James Le Gros.
Nymphomaniac: Part One
A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.
Directed by Lars Von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard and Stacy Martin.
A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, their maladies intertwine.
Directed by Carter
Starring: James Franco, Catherine Keener and Fallon Goodson.
Set over the course of one day, a narcotics detective hunts for a seemingly harmless young criminal who knows a truth about the cop’s past.
Directed by Josh C. Waller
Starring: Rachel Nichols, Mike Vogel and Ciaran Hinds.