Theater Thrillers: June 9, 2017

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Theater Thrillers highlights upcoming theatrical releases as picked by the staff at Slackjaw!

JUNE 9TH, 2017

The Mummy

PLOT: Nick Morton is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths Ahmanet, a betrayed Egyptian princess who was entombed under the desert for thousands of years. With her powers constantly evolving, Morton must now stop the resurrected monster as she embarks on a furious rampage through the streets of London.
Director: Alex Kurtzman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe, Jake Johnson


Awakening the Zodiac

PLOT: A couple find a 40-year-old film reel that depicts the gruesome murders of two people by a serial killer who vanished. They quickly set out to solve the mystery and claim a reward but soon find themselves the target of the person they are hunting.
Director: Jonathan Wright
Starring: Shane West, Leslie Bibb, Matt Craven

It Comes At Night

PLOT: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous order a man (Joel Edgerton) has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate family seeking refuge. Despite the best intentions of both families, paranoia and mistrust boil over as the horrors outside creep ever-closer, awakening something hidden and monstrous within the man as he learns that the protection of his family comes at the cost of his soul.
Director: Trey Edward Shults
Starring: Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr

Camera Obscura – Slackjaw Punks Pick of the Week!

Plot: Jack Zeller is an intelligent, solitary man who continues to struggle with the horrors he witnessed as a war photographer. He receives a strange camera as an anniversary gift. As he develops the film, Jack realizes that the images show imminent deaths in the locations he photographed. As one horrific scene after another comes true, Jack is left with an enormous moral dilemma that challenges his already fragile sanity.
Director: Aaron B. Koontz
Stars: Jacqueline Aguirre, Susan Brecht, Molly Bryant

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