Think Outside The Box Office

By Nick Knott

The Retrieval
Genre: Drama
Director: Chris Eska
In Theaters: April 2
Starring: Ashton Sanders, Tishuan Scott and Keston John
Tishuan Scott won the South by Southwest Grand Jury Prize for his leading role in this drama set in the Civil War era.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Genre: Action/Adventure, Sci Fi, Fantasy
Directors: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo
In Theaters: April 4
Starring: Chris Evans , Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson
After being frozen in ice since World War II, Captain America tries to find his place in modern society while keeping the new and unfamiliar world safe from terror.

The Unknown Known
"Why is this man smiling?" 
Genre: Documentary 
Director: Errol Morris 
In Theaters: April 4
Starring: Errol Morris, Donald Rumsfeld and Kenn Medeiros
Director Errol Morris discusses politics, Vietnam, Desert Storm and the ongoing war on terror with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in this documentary about Rummy's career in government.

Goodbye World
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Director: Denis Hennelly
In Theaters: April 4
Starring: Gaby Hoffmann and Adrien Grenier
When the country falls to a devastating cyber attack, a couple opens their offthe- grid home to friends and family seeking refuge from the New World Order. When things at the sanctuary turn sour, everyone's at risk.

Afflicted
"Captured. On film."
Genre: Drama
Directors: Derek Lee and Clif Prowse
In Theaters: April 4
Starring: Baya Rehaz, Clif Prowse and Derek Lee
Two friends film their around-the-world voyage in its entirety, including when an encounter with a Parisian woman takes a twisted turn.

Oculus
"You see what it wants you to see."
Genre: Drama, Horror
Director: Mike Flanagan
In Theaters: April 11
Starring: Karen Gillan and Brenton Thwaites
A woman whose brother is convicted of killing their parents believes the real perpetrator is a supernatural force within an antique mirror from their childhood. Research reveals that the same happened to the mirror's previous owners. And then the hallucinations begin.

Joe
Genre: Drama
Director: David Gordon Green
In Theaters: April 11
Starring: Nicholas Cage and Tye Sheridan
An ex-con is doing his best keep his hands clean, but bad habits reemerge when he takes it upon himself to protect a young boy he meets.

Hank and Asha
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Director: James E. Duff
In Theaters: April 11
Starring: Mahira Kakkar and Andrew Pastides
Two strangers who meet online - he's in New York, she's in Prague - decide whether or not meeting in person is a good idea.

Under The Skin
Genre: Sci Fi, Fantasy 
Director: Jonathan Glazer 
In Theaters: April 4 
Starring: Scarlett Johansson and Antonia Campbell- Hughes
An extra-terrestrial takes human form and journeys through Scotland.

Heaven is For Real
Genre: Drama
Director: Randall Wallace
In Theaters: April 16
Starring: Greg Kinnear , Kelly Reilly and Connor Corum
This movie about a young boy who experienced spiritual events in the womb is based on a true story and a New York Times bestselling book.

Transcendence
"What if a new intelligence was born?"
Genre: Drama, Sci Fi, Fantasy
Director: Wally Pfister
In Theaters: April 18
Starring: Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany , Rebecca Hall , Morgan Freeman and Kate Mara
A terminally ill scientist downloads his mind to a computer, giving him power beyond his imagination.

Fading Gigolo
Genre: Comedy
Director: John Turturro
In Theaters: April 18
Starring: Woody Allen, John Turturro, Sofía Vergara and Sharon Stone
A man becomes a gigolo to raise money for his broke friend. In the process, the two men get caught up in love and luxury.

Authors Anonymous
"Happy endings are hard to write."
Genre: Comedy
Director: Ellie Kanner
In Theaters: April 18
Starring: Kaley Cuoco- Sweeting and Chris Klein
A woman gains overnight success after being accepted into a group of struggling writers. While she inks her way to a bright future, her envious colleagues continue to struggle, and tensions rise within the group.

Redwood Highway
"It took Marie 45 years to walk 80 miles."
Genre: Drama
Director: Gary Lundgren
In Theaters: April 18
Starring: Shirley Knight, Tom Skerritt and James LeGros
After spending years in a comfy retirement community, a woman decides to walk 80 miles to Oregon to make a surprise appearance at her granddaughter's wedding. Along the way, she meets eccentric characters who teach her things about life and herself.

The Other Woman
"He'll never know what hit him."
Genre: Comedy
Director: Nick Cassavetes
In Theaters: April 25
Starring: Cameron Diaz , Leslie Mann and Kate Upton
After discovering each other's existence, one man's wife and girlfriend team up to school him in fidelity.

The Quiet Ones
Genre: Horror
Director: John Pogue
In Theaters: April 25
Starring: Sam Claflin, Jared Harris and Erin Richards
When a professor recruits graduate students to work on an experiment to explore the dark energy surrounding a damaged young woman, the team triggers a response of inexplicable power. Inspired by true events.

Brick Mansions
Genre: Drama, Action/ Adventure
Director: Camille Delamarre
In Theaters: April 25
Starring: Paul Walker , David Belle and RZA
Facing a threat that could take down the Motor City, two cops battling corruption in barren Detroit enlist the help of an ex-con drug kingpin.

Blue Ruin 
"Revenge comes home."
Genre: Mystery, Suspense
Director: Jeremy Saulnier
In Theaters: April 25
Starring: Macon Blair and Eve Plumb
A mysterious outsider returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. The savage fight transforms a quiet man trying to protect his family into a skillful assassin.

The Girl on the Train
"She's every woman you'll never know..."
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: Larry Brand
In Theaters: April 25
Starring: Henry Ian Cusick, Nicki Aycox and Stephen Lang
A chance meeting with a woman on a train causes a filmmaker to leave his satisfying life for a world where reality is blurred with fantasy. When the man tells his story to authorities, they try to determine whether he's a victim or instigator in the curious affair.

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