Now Showing: 'The Last Full Measure,' 'The Gentlemen,' 'The Turning'
Two new movies shot in the UK and one produced by a filmmaker from Cenla open in theaters this weekend. Do any of them have the firepower to top the reigning box office champ, “Bad Boys for Life?"
Matthew McConaughey leads an all-star cast in "The Gentlemen," Guy Ritchie's latest violent and comedic crime flick. It's getting strong reviews, and box office watchers expect it to debut with about 10 million dollars. It is a solid start, but not nearly enough to knock "Bad Boys" from the top of the chart.
"The Turning" is a horror thriller based on the Henry James story "The Turn of the Screw." Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, and Brooklynn Prince star in the fright film, which experts say should scare up about eight million dollars in its opening weekend.
Finally, “The Last Full Measure” follows the life and legacy of Vietnam War hero Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. and the work that it took to award him the Medal of Honor 32 years after his death. The film stars Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Ed Harris, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irvine and Peter Fonda in his final film role.
One of the producers on the film is Shaun Sanghani, who’s from right here in Alexandria. Sanghani told News Channel Five about the message of the film and why people should go out and see it: