SLENDER MAN (Horror)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Horror movie about a figure with unnaturally long arms and a featureless face who haunts and takes children.
WHO'S IN IT? Joey King, Javier Botet, Annalise Basso
The Slender Man character began as a creepypasta Internet meme created by Eric Knudsen.In 2014, two 12-year-old girls in Waukesha, Wisconsin stabbed their friend to impress Slender Man. The father of one of the girls has called the film "extremely distasteful." (FOX News)
THE MEG (Action)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
WHO'S IN IT? Ruby Rose, Jason Statham, Jessica McNamee, Rainn Wilson
The budget was $150 million.Filmed in New Zealand.Based on MEG: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten.
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Spike Lee's fact-based film about a black police officer in Colorado who became the head of a Ku Klux Klan chapter.
WHO'S IN IT? John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Alec Baldwin
John David Washington is the son of Denzel Washington.Based on the autobiographical book Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth.The release is set to coincide with the first anniversary of the Charlottesville rally.
DOG DAYS (Drama)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A group of people in Los Angeles are brought together by their pets.
WHO'S IN IT? Nina Dobrev, Finn Wolfhard, Vanessa Hudgens, Eva Longoria
Opened on Wednesday.Nina Dobrev's dog, Maverick Dogbrev, appears in the movie.Directed by comedian Ken Marino.