From scoundrels to cheerleaders and Pokemon, there’s something for everyone in theaters.
Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson are “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” in “The Hustle.” This homage to the 1988 comedy casts Hathaway as an international con artist basking in the luxuries of her conquests. While Rebel Wilson is new to the game and wants a piece of what hathaway has. So the two team-up to take down wealthy targets until they try to outwit each other for the attention of a tech billionaire. “The Hustle” is rated PG-13.
Nicholas Hoult creates the fellowship of the ring in “Tolkien.” This portrait of the artist as a young man examines the formative years of “Hobbit” author J. R. R. Tolkien. He is raised as an orphan finding friendship among the outcasts at school. But when WWI threatens to sever those ties, the nascent creator concocts his own world filled with magic and adventure. “Tolkien” is rated PG-13.
In “Poms”, Diane Keaton plays Martha who forms a cheerleading squad with the help of the ladies in her retirement community. Martha and members on the squad learn it’s never too late to follow your dreams even when the odds are stacked against you. The film is rated PG-13 and stars Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, and Rhea Perlman.
Ryan Reynolds puts his money where his mouth is in “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu.” The “Deadpool” star provides the voice of the multi-media danger mouse. He’s a private eye on a quest to find his missing human partner. But the only person who can understand him is his partner’s son, played by “Paper Towns” star Justice Smith. “Detective Pikachu” is rated PG.