2014 May Movies

Maleficent (2014)

Maleficent

  • 49%
  • PG
  • 97 min
  • Fantasy

“Maleficent” explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty" and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and...

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

X-Men: Days of Future Past

  • 91%
  • PG-13
  • 131 min
  • Superhero

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past - to save our future.

Godzilla (2014)

Godzilla

  • 74%
  • PG-13
  • 123 min
  • Action

In Summer 2014, the world’s most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure “Godzilla.” From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Edge of Tomorrow

  • 90%
  • PG-13
  • 113 min
  • Action

The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Tom Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop—forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and...

Blended (2014)

Blended

    • PG-13
    • 117 min
    • Comedy

    After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren and Jim agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week in “Blended,” the third comedy collaboration between stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.

    Chef (2014)

    Chef

    • 86%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Comedy

    When Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner (Dustin Hoffman), he is left to figure out what’s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife (Sofia Vergara), his friend (John Leguizamo) and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.

    A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

    A Million Ways to Die in the West

    • 33%
    • R
    • 116 min
    • Comedy

    After a cowardly sheep farmer backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test.

    The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

    The Fault in Our Stars

    • 80%
    • PG-13
    • 125 min
    • Drama

    Based on the eponymous novel by John Green, a teenage girl, stricken with cancer falls for a boy in her support group and the two form a bond as they deal with their illnesses.

    The Rover (2014)

    The Rover

    • 66%
    • R
    • 100 min
    • Drama

    Set in a world ten years following the collapse of the western economic system, where Australia’s mineral resources have drawn the desperados and dangerous to its shores. With society in decline, the rule of law has disintegrated and life is cheap. The film follows hardened loner Eric (Pearce), who travels the desolate towns and roads of the Australian outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car they leave behind the wounded Rey (Pattinson) in their wake. Forcing Rey to help track the...

    Neighbors (2014)

    Neighbors

    • 73%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Seth Rogen stars as a father who moves his family right next to a frat house run by an obnoxious student (played by Zac Efron) in this Universal Pictures comedy.

    Maps to the Stars (2014)

    Maps to the Stars

    • 60%
    • R
    • 111 min
    • Drama

    Meet the Weiss family, who are making their way in Hollywood rife with money, fame, envy, and relentless hauntings. Stafford Weiss (John Cusack) is a famed TV self-help therapist with an A-list celebrity clientele. Meanwhile, Cristina Weiss (Olivia Williams) has her work cut out managing the career of their disaffected child-star son, Benjie (Evan Bird), a fresh graduate of rehab at age 13. Yet unbeknownst to them, another member of the Weiss family has arrived in town - mysteriously scarred...

    The Babadook (2014)

    The Babadook

    • 98%
    • NONE
    • 93 min
    • Horror

    Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her 'out of control' 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel's dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both.When a disturbing storybook called 'The Babadook' turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he's been dreaming about. His hallucinations spiral out of control, he becomes more...

    Foxcatcher (2014)

    Foxcatcher

    • 88%
    • R
    • 134 min
    • Biography

    Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is struggling in

    obscurity and poverty in Wisconsin when he is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to his lavish estate to form a team and to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Schultz seizes the opportunity, eager to step out of the shadow of his revered older brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo), a prominent wrestling coach and Gold Medal winner himself.

    With his vast financial resources and state-of-the-art...

    Walk of Shame (2014)

    Walk of Shame

    • 12%
    • R
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    The outrageous comedy Walk of Shame stars Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games, Pitch Perfect) as a resourceful reporter whose one-night stand with a handsome stranger (James Marsden of Anchorman 2) leaves her stranded the next morning in downtown Los Angeles without a phone, car, ID, or money - and only 8 hours before the most important job interview of her career. From Lakeshore Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Walk of Shame also stars Gillian Jacobs (Community), Sarah Wright...

    Mommy (2014)

    Mommy

    • 90%
    • R
    • 139 min
    • Documentary

    Forty-six year old Diane Després - "Die" - has been widowed for three years. Considered white trash by many, Die does whatever she needs, including strutting her body in front of male employers who will look, to make an honest living. That bread-winning ability is affected when she makes the decision to remove her only offspring, fifteen year old Steve Després, from her previously imposed institutionalization, one step below juvenile detention. She institutionalized him shortly following her...

    7500 (2014)

    7500

      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Action

      7500 follows a group of passengers who encounter what appears to be a supernatural force while on a trans-Pacific flight.

      The Homesman (2014)

      The Homesman

      • 81%
      • R
      • 122 min
      • Drama

      When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones), to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women (Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter) head east, where a waiting minister and...

      The Salvation (2014)

      The Salvation

      • 69%
      • R
      • 92 min
      • Drama

      Paying tribute to the classic western with inspiration from the Nordic sagas, The Salvation takes place in the 1870s America. When settler John kills his family’s murderer, he unleashes the fury of notorious gang leader Delarue. Betrayed by his corrupt and cowardly community, the peaceful pioneer must turn vengeful hunter, slay the outlaws, and cleanse the town’s black heart. The Salvation is an epic tale of revenge, lost love and greed.

      Palo Alto (2014)

      Palo Alto

      • 73%
      • R
      • 100 min
      • Drama

      Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin — a popular soccer player and frequent babysitter for her single-dad coach, Mr. B. Teddy is an introspective artist whose best friend and sidekick Fred is an unpredictable live wire with few filters or boundaries. While April negotiates a dangerous affair with Mr. B., and Teddy performs community service for a DUI — secretly carrying a torch for April, who may or may not share his affection — Fred seduces Emily, a promiscuous loner who seeks...

      Frank (2014)

      Frank

      • 92%
      • R
      • 95 min
      • Comedy

      Frank is a comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon, who discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins a band of eccentric pop musicians led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank and his terrifying sidekick, Clara. Frank’s uniqueness lies in the fact that he makes music purely for the joy of creating…and because he wears a giant fake head. After a rocky start, Jon ingratiates himself with the band members, and they retreat to a cabin in the woods to record an album. As his...