Monarch Headlines Fall15


Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Amber Heard, Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman, Djimon Hounsou

DC Comics’ lord of the seas Aquaman. Jason Momoa will reprise his superhero role from 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and 2017’s Justice League for the film.
The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry (Momoa) and
takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be a king.” Arthur is Forced to reconcile his loyalties to the surface world with his role in the undersea kingdom of Atlantis, which has become increasingly hostile to the humans polluting the oceans.

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Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Starring: Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, Common, and Anthony Mackie

The Hate U Give, adapted from Angie Thomas’ book. Amandla Stenberg (seen in The Hunger Games and Everything Everything) Amandla stars as Starr, a young woman constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.


Directed by: Tyler Perry

Starring: Tiffany Haddish, Missi Pyle, Omari Hardwick, Tika Sumter


Trying to get back on her feet after being released from prison, wild child Tanya (Tiffany Haddish) looks to her buttoned-up, by-the-book sister Danica (Tika Sumpter) to help her get back on track. As these polar opposites collide—with hilarious and sometimes disastrous results — Tanya discovers that Danica’s picture-perfect life—including her mysterious boyfriend—may not be what it seems.

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Directed by: Steven Caple Jr.

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Wood Harris, Russell Hornsby, Phylicia Rashad, and Andre Ward.

Michael B. Jordan returns to play Adonis again, this time getting ready to fight an even more challenging adversary. Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, newly crowned light heavyweight champion Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago. Romanian boxer Florian Munteanu plays Viktor, and in this installment the roles are switched. This time it’s Viktor (Drago son) fighting for the honor of his father, with two iconic actors back in their original roles, Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren. Stallone, who produced the film, also co-wrote the script and has helped develop this sequel following Ryan Coogler’s film. All the stars are aligned to make this project just as successful as Creed.


Directed by: Steve McQueen

Starring: Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Collen Farrell


Oscar winner Steve McQueen returns with this all-star heist film about four women, led by Viola Davis, who join forces when their con men husbands are killed during an attempted robbery.

Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.