Weekly Movie Update
Summer will end officially this Saturday. Fall will settle in soon, bringing chilly weather and the actual need for a light sweater. How will you celebrate the end of summer and the start of Fall? You should go to the movies of course. Here are this week’s upcoming movies.
Battle of the Year
Are you a fan of dance films? If so, this movie should ease your dancing fever. Each year, teams from all over the world travel down to compete at the annual international Battle of the Year tournament. However, for over fifteen years, America repeatedly failed to win the Trophy. Determined to break the losing streak, Dante (Laz Alonso), a talented hip hop artist from Los Angeles, makes plans to create a team of the USA’s greatest dancers. With the help of his friend Blake (Josh Holloway), a former basketball coach, the pair compile a list and recruit twelve dancers that fit the “dream team.” The coaches and dancers are pushed to their limits as they are given only three months to train and bond together before the big Battle. Will the team break or will they finally be the one to bring home the Trophy?
What would you do if your child went missing? In the film, “Prisoners,” Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is hit with the worst kind of news a parent dreads to hear of. A child is missing. His child. Now, Dover is driven to dark depths in his frantic search to find and rescue his six-year-old daughter and her friend, Joy. Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) leads the police investigation for the search for Dover’s daughter. Following a lead, the detective arrests the driver, Alex Jones (Paul Dano), of a suspicious looking RV that was parked on the girls’ street. However, with no evidence, Loki is forced to release the suspect. Desperate to save the girls, Dover discovers that their only hope is for him to take action himself. Dover brings to us toquestion how far a parent would go to save their children?
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