LOVE HOTLINE (386) 944-7799

99.5 WLOV looks at upcoming movie releases

At The Movies – August 31 Weekend

Yes, I realize we’re a little early with our weekly trailers.

With the Holiday weekend looming we felt it was never too early to plan! 

Here’s what’s new at the theaters. 

Enjoy! \m/

OPERATION FINALE (historical drama)

WHAT’S IT ABOUT? Based on a true story. A team of secret agents sets out to track down the Nazi masterminded Adolf Eichmann.

WHO’S IN IT? Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Melanie Laurent, Nick Kroll

TRIVIA:

  • Ben Kingsley plays Eichmann, an architect of the Holocaust. In 1989’s Murderers Among Us, he played Holocaust survivor and Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal.
  • Melanie Laurent was in another film about Nazis — Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds.
  • Oscar Isaac co-produced the film.


KIN (science fiction)

WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Chased by a vengeful criminal, the Feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, an ex-con and his teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection.

WHO’S IN IT: Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, James Franco, Zoë Kravitz, Dennis Quaid

TRIVIA: 

  • Sulaco County, Nevada was made up for the movie.
  • Myles Truitt played a young Ronnie DeVoe in the TV mini-series The New Edition Story.
  • Based on a short film called Bag Man.


THE LITTLE STRANGER (horror)

WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Strange things occur when a doctor is called to a crumbling manor.

WHO’S IN IT: Ruth Wilson, Josh Dylan, Domhnall Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling

TRIVIA:

  • It’s based on the novel by Sarah Waters.
  • Oscar-nominated English actress Rampling is best known to U.S. audiences as Evelyn Vogel from Dexter.
  • The Little Stranger is also the title of an animated short film from 1936.