April Movie Openings

Miles Ahead
If you gonna tell a story, come with some attitude.
Drama | Biography
Director: Don Cheadle
Starring: Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor
In theatres: April 15
When a writer for Rolling Stone shows up on the doorstep of aging jazz legend Miles Davis, the illustrious trumpeter shares his history with the scribe as the two embark on an outrageous adventure to reclaim a stolen recording.

 

Green Room
Crime | Thriller
Director: Jeremy Saulnier
Starring: Anton Velchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart
In theatres: April 1
After performing at a backwoods venue in Oregon, a small-time punk band witnesses a murder by white supremacists and find themselves in the skinheads' crosshairs.

 

The Boss
Watch your assets.
Comedy
Director: Ben Falcone
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage
In theatres: April 8
Bankrupt and jailed for a flagrant corruption scandal, a formerly filthy-rich businesswoman moves in with a one-time employee and plots her return to the top.

 

Demolition
Life: Some disassembly required.
Comedy | Drama

Director: Jean-Marc Valle?e

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper
In theatres: April 8
A wealthy investor who, in the wake of his wife's sudden death, busies himself by writing revelatory letters to a vending machine company nds his footing when a struggling customer service agent responds to his subtle cries for help.

Before I Wake
Fear your dreams.
Thriller | Horror
Director: Mike Flanagan
Starring: Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay

In theatres: April 8

A couple takes 

in an orphaned insomniac and quickly realizes 

that the boy's sleeplessness spawns from the fact that his dreams - as well as his nightmares - take on a physical form when he finally catches some ZZZs.

 

Mr. Right
They make a killer couple.
Action | Rom-Com
Director: Paco Cabezas
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Tim Roth
In theatres: April 8
Following a string of failed relationships, a young woman falls for a seemingly ideal man only to learn of his past life as a hitman and of his former employers' mission to silence him for good.

 

Louder Than Bombs
Break the silence.
Drama
Director: Joachim Trier
Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, Jesse Eisenberg
In theatres: April 8
Three years after his wife's death, a single father and his sons still struggle to connect with each other, especially in light of new information about the events surrounding the mother's tragic demise.

 

The Jungle Book
Fantasy | Drama
Director: Jon Favreau
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Idris Elba
In theatres: April 15
Forced to flee his jungle home, an orphan raised by wolves embarks on an eye- opening adventure with the help of his creepy, crawly and cuddly companions.

 

Barbershop: The Next Cut
Everybody's back for a fresh cut.
Comedy
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Starring: Ice Cube, Nicki Minaj , Cedric the Entertainer
In theatres: April 15
More than a decade after the original ick, the crew from Calvin's Barbershop continues to keep it real. But when the neighborhood grows more dangerous, the stylists take it upon themselves to turn things around.

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Criminal
The mission is in the memories.
Mystery | Crime
Director: Ariel Vromen
Starring: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones
In theatres: April 15
A jailed sociopath becomes the subject of an experimental CIA program as he absorbs the consciousness of a recently deceased agent who held critical information the Feds are determined to discover.

 

The Huntsman: Winter's War
Fantasy | Drama
Director: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan
Starring: Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Emily Blunt
In theatres: April 22
This prequel to the Snow White story focuses on two wretched and royal sisters striving to build the world's deadliest army, which only the Huntsman and his one true love can stop.

 

Keanu
Kitten, please.
Action | Adventure
Director: Peter Atencio
Starring: Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Method Man
In theatres: April 29
When his beloved kitten is ganked by gangsters, a sensitive man works with his cousin to track down the cat-nappers by posing as a pair of no- nonsense thugs.

 

The Meddler
Drama | Comedy
Director: Lorene Scafaria
Starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons
In theatres: April 29
A lonesome, recently widowed mother moves from L.A. to the Big Apple to spend more time with her daughter. But when things get too close for comfort, Mom takes a step back and makes some friends of her own.

 

Mother's Day
Come celebrate the mother of all holidays.
Comedy
Director: Garry Marshall
Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts
In theatres: April 29
This feel-good flick features a trio of intersecting stories that revolve around mothers and their relationships with their children at various stages of life.

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