Movie Spotlight

Quincy Jones Documentary - NetflixSynopsis:  An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.

Producers:  Cristan Crocker-Reilly, Paula DuPre Pesmen, Adam Fell, Andrea Blaugrund, Jane Rosenthal, Berry Welsh

Director:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones

Writing Credits:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones

Cast:  Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones

Netflix Premier: September 21, 2018

Official Website: https://www.netflix.com/title/80102952

Proud MarySynopsis:  Ron Stallworth, an African American detective in Colorado Springs, Colorado, infiltrates the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and eventually becomes the head of the chapter.

Producers: Jason Blum, Spike Lee, Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele, Shaun Redick

Director:  Spike Lee

Screenplay by:  SPike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Willmott. Based on Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth

Cast:  John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace

In Theaters: August 10, 2018

Official Website: http://www.focusfeatures.com/blackkklansman

Proud MarySynopsis:  Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary's SKYSCRAPER as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building...above the fire line.

Producers:  Beau Flynn, Dwayne Johnson, Rawson Marshall Thurber, Hiram Garcia

Director:  Rawson Marshall Thurber

Writer: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Cast:  Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Moller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, Hannah Quinlivan

In Theaters: July 13, 2018

Official Website: https://www.skyscrapermovie.com/

Proud MarySynopsis:  When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Producers:  Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley, Belen Atienza

Director:  J.A. Bayona

Writers:  Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly

Cast:  Chris Pratt, Bryce Callas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice SMith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Ted Levine, B.D.Wong, Isabella Sermon, Geraldine Chaplin, Jeff Goldblum

In Theaters: June 22, 2018

Official Website: https://www.universalpictures.com/movies/jurassic-world-fallen-kingdom

Proud MarySynopsis:  Incredibles 2 resumes where The Incredibles ends, with the introduction of the villain The Underminer. The Parr family struggles to maintain normal lives while Helen, as Elastigirl, continues to fight crime with stretching abilities and campaign for the return of "supers"; while Bob, also known as Mr. Incredible, stays at home with his strength caring for their children Violet, with invisibility, Dash, with speed, and Jack-Jack, discovering the baby's secret powers in the process.

Producers:  John Walker, Nicole Paradis Grindle

Director:  Brad Bird

Writer: Brad Bird

Cast:  Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Samuel L. Jackson

In Theaters: June 5, 2018

Official Website: https://movies.disney.com/incredibles-2

American Dream: DetroitSynopsis:  The comeback of Detroit is poised to be the greatest turnaround story of American history. American Dream: Detroit illustrates why the history and the future of Detroit matters in the global landscape. Grammy winning singer Michael Bolton celebrates the golden age of Detroit - featuring its native entertainment legends like Francis Ford Coppola, Jerry Bruckheimer, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Alice Cooper, John Varvatos and many more - and reveals the landscape of the new Detroit being built by young visionaries as well as entrepreneurial moguls.

Producers: Michael Bolton, Romilda De Luca, Christina Kline, Darren Mann, Brad Rettele

Directors:  Michael Bolton, Christina Kline

Writer:   David Leaf

Cast:  Mitch Alborn, Jerry Bruckheimer, Francis Ford Coppola, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Shaun Robinson, Smokey Robinson, John Varvatos

In Theaters: May 15, 2018

For more information: http://www.sacculturalhub.com/item/10625-michael-bolton-s-detroit-documentary-screens-may-15-in-sacramento

Avengers: Infinity WarSynopsis: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.

Director:  Ron Howard

Written by:   John Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan

Music: Alan Silvestri

Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Ian Kenny, Joonas Suotamo, Paul Bettany, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Thandie Newton, Woody Harrelson

In Theaters:  May 25, 2018

Official Website:  https://www.starwars.com/films/solo

Avengers: Infinity WarSynopsis: Two years after the Avengers were torn apart during the events of Captain America: Civil War, Thanos arrives on Earth to collect the Infinity Stones for a gauntlet that will allow him to bend reality to his will. The Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him before his onslaught of destruction puts an end to the universe

Producer: Kevin Feige

Director:  Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Based on:   The Avengers by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby

Music: Alan Silvestri

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt

In Theaters:  April 23, 2018

Official Website:  http://marvel.com/movies/movie/223/avengers_infinity_war

Proud MarySynopsis:  After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Producers: Adam Borba, Catherine Hand, Douglas C. Merrifield, Jim Whitaker

Director:  Ava DuVernay

Writers:   Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell. Based upon the novel by Madeleine L'Engle

Music: Ramin Djawadi

Cast: Storm Reid, Mindy Kaling, Oprah Winfrey, Zach Galifianakis, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine

In Theaters: March 9, 2018

Official Website:  http://movies.disney.com/a-wrinkle-in-time

Proud MarySynopsis:  T'Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

Producers:  Victoria Alanso, Jeffrey Chernov, Louis D'Esposito, Kevin Feige, David J. Grant, Stan Lee, Nate Moore

Director:  Ryan Coogler

Writers:   Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole, Jack Kirby

Music: Ludwig Goransson

Cast:  Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupia Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daviel Kaluuya

In Theaters: February 16, 2018

Official Website:  http://marvel.com/movies/movie/224/black_panther