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April 7 2017 Movies

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After a long period of anticipation, some of the most-awaited films were finally released on April 7th. Most of these movies feature legendary names like Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin, the trio in the humorous movie Going in Style, as well as iconic filmmakers like Walter Hill, who directed The Assignment.

Here is a brief review of the April 7 2017 movies.

#1. Going in style

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Going in Style features Oscar winners Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, and Michael Caine, playing the characters of lifelong buddies Willie, Al, and Joe who team up to commit the very first felony of their lives: robbing a bank.

After their pension fund disappears in a corporate casualty, the three are desperate to pay the bills and take care of their loved ones. They decide to risk it all and break into the same bank that ran away with their money.

The plot is inspired by the 1979 story by Edward Cannon. It is directed by actor/filmmaker Zach Braff, who also directed Wish I Was Here and Garden State. Going in Style was officially released in theaters on April 7th 2017.

#2. Smurfs: The Lost Village

After discovering a mysterious map, Smurfette teams up with her best friends Brainy, Hefty, and Clumsy on an exciting journey through the Forbidden Forest flooded with magical creatures.

Their mission is to beat the evil wizard Gargamel in the race to find a mysterious lost village. Will they manage to uncover the greatest secret in the history of Smurfs in their adventurous, action packed journey?

Smurfs: The Lost Village is directed by Kelly Asbury, the animation filmmaker behind Shrek 2, Spirit, and Gnomeo & Juliet.

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#3. Aftermath

After a devastating plane crash, the lives of two strangers are inextricably bound together in Aftermath. The movie features Scoot McNairy, playing an air traffic controller who makes a tragic mistake that causes the death of a construction foreman’s wife and daughter, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The film is directed by Elliott Lester of Love Is the Drug, Nghtingale, and Blitz.

#4. Alive & Kicking

Alive and kicking is all about the modern world of swing dancing, and how swing dancers deal with issues affecting the current society.

Regardless of their challenges, swing dancers are always filled with joy and energy when performing. The story is about the importance of living in the moment despite being in the worst of circumstances.

Alive and kicking is directed by Susan Glatzer, which is actually her first work as a filmmaker.

#5. The Assignment

After being double crossed by gangsters, an ace assassin finds himself in the hands of a rogue surgeon simply known as The Doctor, who changes him into a woman.

Setting out for revenge, the hit woman formerly hitman enrolls the help of a nurse called Johnnie, who has her own secrets as well. The Assignment is directed by veteran filmmaker Walter Hill, who is also known for directing Bullet to the Head, 48 Hrs.

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Supernova, Last Man Standing, Trespass, Crossroads, Brewster’s Millions, and Streets of Fire.

#6. Colossal

After her hard partying ways lead to a break up with her boyfriend, New York scene girl Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is left helpless and has to move back to her hometown.

Here, she continues with her lifestyle of drinking every night until she lands a job at a bar owned by Oscar (Sudeikis), her childhood friend. Soon she starts to experience memory lapses from her drinking adventures, and discovers that she is the monster that has been terrorizing Seoul during the night.

#7. Graduation

Graduation tells the story of a young girl, Eliza, who has grown up looking forward to leaving her home country and studying in the UK once she turns 18.

She is an exceptional student and only needs to pass her final exams in order to qualify for her scholarship. However, on the night before the D-Day, Eliza is attacked in an assault that compromises her concentration.

Her father, Romeo Aldea (49), has to find a way to solve the situation before it is too late. Graduation is written and directed by Cristian Mungiu, the Romanian filmmaker also behind Beyond the Hills, Tales from the Golden Age, 4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days, and Occident.

#8. Mine

When a US soldier, Mike (Armie Hammer) is sent on an assassination mission in the Middle East, everything goes awry when he steps on a land mine and finds himself stranded for 52 hours in the desert.

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Not only does he have to survive the elements, but he also has to defend himself against the dangers of the desert while battling the physical and psychological toll of the harsh conditions. Mine is written and directed by Italian filmmakers Fabio Resinaro and Fabio Guaglione.

#9. Their Finest

Set in WWII-era, Their Finest is about a young woman called Catrin, who lives with her struggling artist husband.

She is accidentally hired to pen women’s dialogue for wartime propaganda shorts, before being recruited by veteran screenwriter Tom to help write an inspirational film about the war effort.

The film is directed by Lone Scherfig, who has also directed The Riot Club, One Day, An Education, Just Like Home, Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself, and Italian for Beginners.

#10. The Void

When a police officer encounters a blood-soaked man in the middle of a dark, deserted road, he decides to rush him to the local hospital immediately. Soon the hospital is overrun by an “otherworldly” threat and both the staff and patients are forced into the depths of the building in a bid to escape the nightmare.

The Void is written and directed by Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski, which is their first project together.

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