The Early Report for the Week of December 7, 2017

The Early Report features the most detailed listings on the Internet of the independent and foreign films scheduled to be released in the upcoming week, including actual and estimated screen counts, running times and ratings, when available. This week’s report covers 13 new openers in theatres for the week of December 8th, 2017.

Friday December 8, 2017

Bullet Head
Logline: Three career criminals find themselves trapped in a warehouse with the law closing in and an even worse threat waiting inside.
Featuring: Antonio Banderas, Adrien Brody, Rory Culkin, John Malkovich
Director: Paul Solet
Writer: Paul Solet
Distributor: Saban Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Deer Valley 16 in Antioch CA, the Highland Cinemas in Austin, the Studio 30 in Houston, the Studio 28 in Kansas City MO, the Southlake 24 in Morrow GA, the Village East Cinemas in New York City, the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood, the Arizona Center 24 in Phoenix, the Southfield 20 in Southfield MI and the Woodridge 18 in Woodridge IL
MPAA Rating: R for violence, bloody images, language, some drug use and nudity
Running Time: 93 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Cinderella the Cat
Logline: Cenerentola struggles to escape the shadow and evil schemes of her stepmother and six stepsisters who all live aboard the Megaride, a ship stuck in the port of a decaying future Naples. In Italian with subtitles
Featuring the voices of: Maria Pia Calzone, Renato Carpentieri, Massimiliano Gallo, Alessandro Gassmann, Mariano Rigillo
Directors: Ivan Cappiello and Marino Guarnieri and Alessandro Rak and Dario Sansone
Writers: Ivan Cappiello and Marianna Garofalo and Marino Guarnieri and Corrado Morra and Alessandro Rak and Dario Sansone and Italo Scialdone
Distributor: RaiCom
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 86 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1:90.1)

D-Town
Logline: A woman reaches an existential crisis, amidst the stresses at home, at work, and in her memories. Her life and that of her hapless husband turn when they take in a charming and mysterious traveler, a gentle wanderer on his own quest.
Featuring: Christine Scott Bennett, Elena Beuca, Ditlev Darmakaya, Billy Howerdel, Dave Rogers
Director: Elena Beuca
Writer: Dave Rogers
Distributor: Cranky Pants Productions
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 94 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Foxtrot
Logline: A troubled family face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son’s desolate military post. In Hebrew with subtitles
Featuring: Sarah Adler, Lior Ashkenazi, Yonatan Shiray
Director: Samuel Maoz
Writer: Samuel Maoz
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Opening Week Release Pattern:
MPAA Rating: R for some sexual content including graphic images, and brief drug use
Running Time: 113 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Fukrey Returns
Logline: Having enjoyed the spoils of war they had so audaciously waged, the Fukras are now at crossroads with their past, which is about to decide their future. In Hindi with subtitles
Featuring: Priya Anand, Ali Fazal, Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh
Director: Mrighdeep Singh Lamba
Writers: Vipul Vig and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba
Distributor: Zee Studios
Opening Week Release Pattern: 150 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 140 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Hollow in the Land
Logline: A woman with a troubled past sets out to find her missing brother.
Featuring: Jared Abrahamson, Dianna Agron, Shawn Ashmore, Rachelle Lefevre, Brent Stait
Director: Scooter Corkle
Writer: Scooter Corkle
Distributor: Vertical Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Neshaminy 24 in Bensalem PA, the North DeKalb Mall 16 in Decatur GA, the Stonebriar 24 in Frisco TX, the Westgate 20 in Glendale AZ, the Willowbrook 24 in Houston, the BarryWoods 24 in Kansas City MO, the Cinema Village in New York City, the Village Crossing 18 in Skokie IL, the Forum 30 in Sterling Heights MI and the CityWalk 19 in Universal City CA
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 92 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

I, Tonya
Logline: A competitive ice skater rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Featuring: Bobby Cannavale, McKenna Grace, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson, Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan
Director: Craig Gillespie
Writer: Steven Rogers
Distributor: Neon
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the Angelika Film Center and the Lincoln Square 13 in New York City, and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, violence, and some sexual content/nudity
Running Time: 119 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Just Getting Started
Logline: An ex-F.B.I. Agent and an ex-mob lawyer in the Witness Protection Program have to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit.
Featuring: Morgan Freeman, Glenne Headly, Tommy Lee Jones, Joe Pantoliano, Rene Russo
Director: Ron Shelton
Writer: Ron Shelton
Distributor: Broad Green Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: 2100 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language, suggestive material and brief violence
Running Time: 91 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Kaleidoscope
Logline: A middle-aged man finds himself in a destructive relationship with his mother.
Featuring: Toby Jones, Sinead Matthews, Anne Reid, Manjinder Virk
Director: Rupert Jones
Writer: Rupert Jones
Distributor: IFC Midnight
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arena Cinelounge Sunset in Hollywood and the IFC Film Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 100 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

November Criminals
Logline: A teenager takes on his own investigation of the murder of his friend
Featuring: Ansel Elgort, Catherine Keener, Terry Kinney, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Strathairn
Director: Sacha Gervasi
Writers: Sacha Gervasi and Steven Knight, based on the novel by Sam Munson
Distributor: Vertical Entertainment
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cinema Village in New York City
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic content including teen sexuality, drug material, brief violence and strong language
Running Time: 85 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

The Pirates of Somalia
Logline: A rookie journalist forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. In English and in Somali
Featuring: Barkhad Abdi, Sabrina Hassan Abdule, Melanie Griffith, Al Pacino, Evan Peters
Director: Bryan Buckley
Writer: Bryan Buckley, based on the book by Jay Bahadur
Distributor: SP Releasing
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arena Cinelougne Sunset in Hollywood
MPAA Rating: R for language throughout, drug content, and brief strong violence
Running Time: 116 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

The Rape of Recy Taylor
Logline: The hidden, epic story of sexual violence in the Jim Crow South, when courageous black women fight to take back their bodies and their dignity.
Director: Nancy Buirski
Distributor: The Orchard
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Monica Film Center in Santa Monica
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 91 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Unexpectedly Yours
Logline: Two former high school friends Patty and Cocoy find each other thirty years later. In Filipino and Tagalog with subtitles
Featuring: Julia Barretto, Sharon Cuneta, Joshua Garcia, Robin Padilla
Director: Cathy Garcia-Molina
Writers: Anna Karenina Ramos and Janica Mae Regalo, story by Vanessa R. Valdez and Kiko C. Abrillo
Distributor: ABS-CBN International
Opening Week Release Pattern: 75 plus playdates
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 120 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Expanding today
Along for the Ride: Opens at the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood
Arthur Miller: Writer: Opens at the Town Center 5 in Encino CA
Bog Sonia: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills and the Town Center 5 in Encino CA
Call Me By Your Name: Opens at the lamo Drafthouse Downtown Cinemas in Brooklyn, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Arclight Cinemas in Pasadena CA and the Arclight Cinemas in Sherman Oaks
The Challenge: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
Company Town: Opens at the Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills
The Dancer: Opens at the Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills
The Darkest Hour: Opens at the Albany Twin in Albany CA, the Shirlington 7 in Arlington VA, the Tara Cinemas in Atlanta, tge Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Maple Theatre in Bloomfield Hills MI, the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Century Centre Cinemas and the River East 21 in Chicago, the Magnolia Theatre and the Northpark 15 in Dallas, the CineArts 6 in Evanston IL, the Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in Frontenac MO, the Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis, the Westpark 8 in Irvine CA, the Marketplace 6 in Long Beach CA, the Malvenre Cinema in Malverne NY, the Manhasset Cinemas in Manhasset NY, the Tysons Corner 16 in McLean VA, the Guild Cinema in Menlo Park CA, the Uptown Theatre in Minneapolis, the Clairidge Cinemas in Montclair NJ, the Chelsea Cinemas, the Empire 25 and the Kips Bay 15 in New York City, the Garden State 16 in Paramus NJ, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, the Metreon 16 in San Francisco, the Saratoga 14 in San Jose, the Regency Cinemas in San Rafael CA, the Camelview at Fashion Square 14 in Scottsdale AZ, the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC, the Raceway 10 in Westbury NY and the Promenade 16 in Woodland Hills CA
The Disaster Artist: Expands to 1000 plus playdates
The Shape of Water: Opens at the Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, the Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the BAM Rose Cinemas in Brooklyn, the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Arclight Cinemas and the Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Mayan Theatre in Denver, the CineArts 6 in Evanston IL, the Landmark at Greenwood Village Cinemas in Greenwood Village CO, the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the City Cinemas 123 in New York City, the Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, the Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco, the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles
Wonder Wheel: Opens at the Shirlington 7 in Arlington VA, the Arbor Cinemas @ Gret Hills and the Violet Crown Cinemas in Austin, the Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Boulder 16 in Boulder CO, the Boston Commons 19 in Boston, the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline MA, the BAM Rose Cinemas in Brooklyn, the Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Angelika Film Center and the Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Angelika Film Center Mosiac Cinemas in Fairfax VA, the River Oaks Theatre in Houston, the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington NY, the Rancho Niguel in Laguna Niguel CA, the Manhasset Theater in Manhasset NY, the Clairidge Theater in Montclair NJ, the Kips Bay 15 in New York City, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena CA, the Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville NY, the Living Room Theatres in Portland OR, the Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, the Embarcadero Center Cinemas and the Kabuki 8 in San Francisco, the Camelview at Fashion Square Cineams in Scottsdale AZ, the Seattle 10 in Seattle, the ArcLight Cinemas in Sherman Oaks CA, the Voorhees 16 in Voorhees NJ and the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

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