READY PLAYER ONE (Sci-Fi)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.
WHO'S IN IT? Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance, Ben Mendelsohn, TJ Miller, Mckenna Grace
- Based on the bestselling novel by Ernest Cline.
- The movie is full of pop culture references. Here's a list of them.
- This is director Steven Spielberg's first action-fantasy film since The Adventures of Tintin (2011).
- The budget was $175 million.
TYLER PERRY'S ACRIMONY (Drama)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A faithful wife tired of standing by her devious husband is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.
WHO'S IN IT? Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Danielle Nicolet, Jazmyn Simon
- The movie was shot around Pittsburgh and Atlanta.
- The budget was $20 million.
- The word "acrimony" trended on Merriam-Webster's website because people didn't know what the word means. (Complex)
- For the record, "acrimony" means "anger and bitterness: harsh or biting sharpness especially of words, manner, or feelings."
GOD'S NOT DEAD: A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
WHO'S IN IT? Jennifer Taylor, John Corbett, Tatum O'Neal, Ted McGinley, Shane Harper, David A.R. White
- The third movie in the God's Not Dead series.
- Filmed in Little Rock, Arkansas.