'Maggie' stars Greta Gerwig as Maggie, who cozies up to a married adjunct professor and novelist (Ethan Hawke). The actors are sprightly and Julianne Moore as the professor's wife, Georgette, shows her astonishing versatility.
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Confiscated rare and protected wildlife products, such as these stuffed Sumatran tiger skins, are burned and destroyed during a ceremony by government forestry and wildlife officials in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia on Monday.
'I think people are sick of entertainment that really is just about grabbing their ticket sales,' director Jodie Foster said of the film, which stars George Clooney as a finance guru and Julia Roberts as his producer. 'Maybe this is an alternative.'
'Lobster' stars Colin Farrell as a man who is single in a society where that is a punishable crime. He, along with others, is rounded up and sequestered in a hotel-like prison facility. The inhabitants given 45 days to find true love or else they are turned into animals.
The newest Marvel film, 'Captain America: Civil War,' had a big opening weekend, grossing more than $181 million domestically. Some of the other Marvel movies with great opening weekends such as 2012's 'The Avengers' were also liked by critics.
'Civil War,' which is now in theaters, is the start of a movie season that more than ever is held up by a forest of tentpoles stretching from May to August. The swelling size of the summer movie has turned the season into a game of survival.