hampstaed

HAMPSTEAD. PG. Comedy. 102 mins

From the Oscar-nominated writer of In the Bedroom comes this romance tale about a widow (Diane Keaton) who is introduced to a man (Brendan Gleeson) living largely in nature. When developers want to destroy his home because of the land he lives on, she helps him fight to maintain his unique way of life.

Directed by Joel Hopkins ('Last Chance Harvey', 'Jump Tomorrow')

Starring Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson, James Norton, Jason Watkins, Simon Callow, Lesley Manville

big sick

THE BIG SICK. M. Comedy Romance. 119min. August

"Based on the true story of the film’s writers (and real-life couple), Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, this modern culture clash shows how Pakistan-born Kumail (Nanjiani) and his American girlfriend, Emily (Kazan), have to overcome the expectations of his family and their 1,400-year-old traditions. As his parents relentlessly set him up with potential brides for an arranged marriage, Kumail navigates treacherous waters in the worlds of both dating and stand-up comedy." (Sundance Film Festival)

Starring Zoe Kazan, Kumail Nanjiani, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher, Aidy Bryant, Bo Burnham, Kurt Braunohler, Adeel Akhtar