After the cold months, let us enjoy the sunny and breezy weather as we indulge in some upcoming movies. Here are the top ten picks for April:
Furious 7 (April 3). Dominic Torreto (Vin Diesel) and the whole gang are back for some action as a dead man’s brother seeks vengeance against them. Furious 7 is also Paul Walker’s posthumous film.
Superfast (April 3). Side by side with the original film, directors Aaron Selt and Jason Friedberg take us to a hilarious spoof of the hit Fast and Furious series. Meet Paul White, Vin Serento and the nemesis, LA’s crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol. As Serento says, “It’s not the car you drive…. It’s the driver who drives the car who’s doing the driving.”
Ex Machina (April 10). If you are up for some thriller sci-fi film, Ex Machina just might be right for you. Two computer people are about to face a surprising nightmare – Caleb Smith (Domhall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, and Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac), the company’s brilliant and reclusive CEO. Nathan has recently created Ava (Alicia Vikander), a beautiful A.I. whose capabilities are beyond what the two men have imagined.
The Longest Ride (April 10). From Nicholas Sparks, author of “A Walk to Remember” and “The Notebook,” comes another story about the hardships and rewards of an enduring love. This film adaptation centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider, and Sophia, an art college student, and the inspiring memories of a distant love by Ira.
The Moon and the Sun (April 10). Based on the novel of the same name by Vonda N. McIntyre, this fantasy movie follows the story of King Louis XIV (Pierce Brosnan) as he tries to gain immortality by stealing the life force from a mermaid.
Child 44 (April 17). How do you find a killer who does not exist? In Stalin-era Soviet Union, Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy) denies the accusation of murder on his friend’s son who is brutally killed. But when he is banished to a work camp, he discovers similar deaths and to his horror, his connection to the murders is deeper and more dangerous that he could have possibly imagined.
Unfriended (April 17). Prepare for some cyber chills as revenge comes online in this thriller. One year ago, a girl kills herself after being a victim of a shameless video scandal. Now, six high school friends receive a Skype message from the dead girl. A string of dark secrets is gradually revealed, along with an impending doom and deathly consequences.
The Age of Adaline (April 24). Get ready to shed gentle tears as Blake Lively portrays Adaline, a beautiful woman who ceased to age after an accident one icy night. With her secret safely guarded, she embarks on a journey of solitary life. Until a love tests her resolve to live a life fully alive….
Little Boy (April 24). From director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde, here comes a touching story about a boy who will do whatever it takes to end World War II so his father can finally go home. The film is about the unrequited love between father and son.
The Water Diviner (April 24). With himself directing the film, Russel Crowe plays Australian farmer Joshua Connor who, in 1919, goes to Istanbul, Turkey to search for his three missing sons. In the foreign land, he meets Ayshe, her son and Major Hasan, a Turkish officer who fought against Connors boys. As their lives wound into a messy tangle in battle-scarred Turkey, Connor struggles to find the truth and his own peace.