7 Deadly Films Playing in Cinemas this August

A Ghost Story 

Director David Lowery

Starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck

Released August 11

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife in this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence.

Dark Night 

Director Tim Sutton

Released August 18 

Based around the 2012 multiplex massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a screening of ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’ Dark Night follows six strangers over the course of one day, from sunrise to midnight, the shooter among them.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power

Director Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk

Starring Al Gore, Barack Obama, Donald Trump 

Released August 11

The follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore’s global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy.


Director Jérôme Salle

Starring Audrey Tautou, Lambert Wilson

Released August 18

Biopic of the legendary French underwater explorer, researcher, scientist, inventor, and filmmaker Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

Author: The JT LeRoy Story

Director Jeff Feuerzeig

Starring Laura Albert

Released August 24 (+Q&A with Laura Albert at the IFI)

Director of ‘The Devil and Daniel Johnston’ brings us a new documentary about what some call the greatest literary hoax ever created. Who exactly was JT LeRoy?


Director Kathryn Bigelow

Starring John Boyega

Released August 25

The gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ‘67.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D

Director James Cameron

Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong

Released August 29

Cameron’s 1991 ground-breaking sci-fi masterpiece has been converted in immersive 3D by Cameron himself taking the seminal blockbuster to the next level of effects and into the 21st century for the next generation of fans.


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