Documentarian Alex Gibney (winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature with Taxi to the Dark Side)
beats Danny Boyle’s narrative examination of Steve Jobs, the mercurial
late CEO of Apple, to theaters, offering up what will likely be a more
personal and private look at the man’s life.
Kate Mara and David Oyelowo star in this crime thriller from television
veteran Jerry Jameson, which is based on the true story of Ashley Smith
(author of the memoir Unlikely Angel: The Untold Story of the Atlanta Hostage Hero).
Baltasar Kormákur, best known, until now, for working with Mark Wahlberg on Contraband and 2 Guns,
sets a new course for himself, tackling the story of a Mount Everest
climbing expedition beset by a severe snow storm.
Cultures will clash in this disparate buddy dramedy about a New York
writer (Patricia Clarkson) who starts driving lessons after the
dissolution of her marriage and her Sikh instructor (Ben Kingsley), who
happens to be dealing with marital issues of his own.
Ken Kwapis (He’s Just Not That Into You) takes the reins of this
adaptation of author Bill Bryson’s book about returning to the United
States after two decades in England and deciding to reconnect by hiking
the Appalachian Trail with an old friend (Nick Nolte).
We Are Your Friends, from co-writer and director Max Joseph (of documentary feature 12 Years of DFA: Too Old to Be New, Too New to Be Classic),
taps Zac Efron to lead a collective in the San Fernando Valley
with dreams of gaining fame and fortune on the grandest of scales.
Director Craig Zobel (Compliance) and screenwriter Nissar Modi (Breaking at the Edge)
transform Robert C. O’Brien’s post-apocalyptic science-fiction tale
into an intimate story of cautious rebirth with a highly charged ménage á
trois that everyone knows cannot maintain and bear meaningful fruit for
Owen Wilson and Lake Bell topline co-writer and director John Erick
Dowdle’s action-thriller about an American family settling into a new
home overseas who must go on the run with their children when a coup
attempt plunges the country into turmoil.