New in Theaters: Ryan Gosling as “The Fall Guy”

1.  “The Fall Guy”  (PG-13)

Ryan Gosling is a Hollywood stuntman who flies to Australia to work on a movie directed by his ex-girlfriend, Emily Blunt.  But when he gets there, he finds out the producer lied, the star has gone missing, and they want him to track him down.

Winston Duke plays his best friend, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson is the missing star.

It’s loosely based on the 1980s TV series that starred Lee Majors as a stuntman who moonlights as a bounty hunter.  He’s got a cameo in the movie’s post-credits scene.

2.  “Wildcat”  (Not Rated)  Trailer

Maya Hawke from “Stranger Things” plays 1950s gothic author Flannery O’Connor, who was diagnosed with Lupus at age 24 and used her struggle to push the limits of her imagination and publish her first novel.  Laura Linney plays her mother, and the movie was cowritten and directed by Maya’s dad Ethan Hawke.

3.  “Tarot”  (PG-13)  Trailer

A supernatural horror movie about a group of friends who find a creepy looking deck of tarot cards in the basement of a mansion.  They’re warned not to EVER use the deck of a stranger but decide to read each other’s fortunes anyway, and then get attacked and killed off by the monstrous versions of each of their cards.

4.  And now, some limited releases you may or may not care about:

“Chief of Station” starring Aaron Eckhart as a CIA officer who comes out of retirement and teams up with Olga Kurylenko to avenge his wife’s death.  (Trailer)

“I Saw the TV Glow” a psychological drama starring Justice Smith as a teenager who bonds with a girl over a cult TV show and then loses his grip on what’s real.  (Trailer)

“Jeanne du Barry” a historical drama, starring Johnny Depp as King Louis XV in the story of the scandal he caused at court when he openly took a peasant as his mistress.  The movie is entirely in French.  (Trailer)


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