The first trailer for the Sundance favorite the Birth of a Nation has released.
The movie tells the story of Nat Turner, a former slave in America, and his leadership of a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virginia, resulting in a violent retaliation from whites.
The movie is directed by Nate Parker, who also stars as the lead alongside Armie Hammer, Jackie Earle Haley, Gabrielle Union, and Aunjanue Ellis.
Elvis & Nixon tells the untold true story behind the meeting between the King of Rock ‘n Roll and President Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Directed by Liza Johnson, starring Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer, and Colin Hanks.
Barbershop: the Next Cut synopsis: as their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin’s Barbershop come together to bring some much needed change to their neighborhood.
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee, starring Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thompson, Nicki Minaj, Common, and Eve.
Criminal: in a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes the he will complete the operative’s mission.
Directed by Ariel Vromen, starring Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot.