Here are this week’s new films.
Monsters University: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends.
R.I.P.D.: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him.
White House Down: While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
Byzantium: Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort.
Down the Shore: The lives of three childhood friends on the Jersey Shore begin to unravel when a secret from their past is revealed.
Computer Chess: A 1980s-set story centered around a man vs. machine chess tournament.
Nazi Mega Weapons: This PBS documentary which follows a group of experts on a dark journey through Europe’s mountains, forests and beaches to uncover engineering secrets that have lain hidden for decades and the stories of the men that designed Nazi military hardware.
La Notte: Criterion. Michaelangelo Antonioni’s follow-up to ‘L’Avventura’ investigates the tense relationship between an author and his wife.
Rising from Ashes: An uplifting documentary chronicles the creation of Rwanda’s first Olympic cycling team. Narrated by Forest Whitaker.
Search for Robert Johnson: The Search for Robert Johnson is a 1991 UK television documentary film about the legendary Delta blues musician Robert Johnson. Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, John Hammond.
Ciao for now,
The Thomas Staff