Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid. Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey) star as two Czechoslovakian soldiers sent to Prague for a deadly mission: to kill Hitler’s third in command, the main architect behind the Final Solution, Reinhard Heydrich. Outmanned and facing impossible odds, the two men lead a group of Czech rebels toward a near-impossible mission that may change the course of history.
Vitals: Director: Sean Ellis. Stars: Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Charlotte Le Bon, Anna Geislerova, Harry Lloyd, Toby Jones.
2016, CC, MPAA rating: R, 121 min., Drama, Box office gross: $2.964 million, Universal.
Extras: "The Making of Anthropoid," storyboard to film comparisons.
Amy Mitchell (Mila Kunis) puts her family first, second, and third. But her man-child husband, high-maintenance kids and idiot boss are taking a toll. She gives and gives, and gives and gives, and then gives a little more, but it's never enough. When the alpha moms (Christina Applegate, Annie Mumolo and Jada Pinkett Smith at her kids' school push her too far, Amy finally snaps. Good Amy becomes Bad Amy really fast — and she doesn't go alone. Teaming up with two other misfit moms (Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Amy gets a jolt of freedom that shakes up her life and might even make her a better mom. So call a sitter, put on your comfy pants, and pour yourself a double Chardonnay, because these moms are about to get bad with a wild, un-mom-like binge of long overdue freedom, fun and self-indulgence.
Vitals: Director: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore. Stars: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Jada Pinkett Smith, Christina Applegate, Emjay Anthony, Annie Mumolo, Eugenia Kuzmina, Christina DeRosa, Jay Jablonski.
2016, CC, MPAA rating: R, 100 min., Comedy, Box office gross: $63.591 million, Universal.
Extras: Gag reel, deleted scenes, cast and mom interviews.
This month, the world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl, beloved children's author of family favorites like "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," "Matilda" and Dahl's personal favorite, "The BFG," as well as World Dream Day, an annual event honoring "the dreamer, visionary and innovator in all of us." The classic tale of a courageous little girl named Sophie (newcomer Ruby Barnhill) and a gentle and charming Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The Big Friendly Giant — despite his intimidating appearance — turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children. Steven Spielberg employs a new, hybrid style of filmmaking blending live-action and performance-capture techniques for super-photorealistic animation.
Vitals: Director: Steven Spielberg. Stars: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, Bill Hader.
2016, CC, MPAA rating: PG, 117 min., Family, Box office gross: $55.366 million, Disney.
Extras: "Bringing The BFG to Life," "The Big Friendly Giant and Me," "Gobblefunk: The Wonderful Words of The BFG," "Giants 101," "Melissa Mathison: A Tribute" homage to Melissa Mathison, the extraordinary, Oscar-nominated screenwriter of "The BFG" and "E.T."
A trio of reckless thieves breaks into the house of a wealthy blind man, thinking they'll get away with the perfect heist. When the blind man reveals a dark side, the trio quickly discovers they were dead wrong.
Vitals: Director: Fede Alvarez. Stars: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Stephen Lang.
2016, CC, MPAA rating: R, 88 min., Suspense-Horror, Box office gross: $88.239 million, Sony.
Extras: Deleted scenes, commentary with director Fede Alvarez, co-writer Rodo Sayagues and actor Stephen Lang; five featurettes:
"No Escape," "Creating the Creepy House," "Meet the Cast," "Man in the Dark" and "The Sounds of Horror."