ALIEN: COVENANT (sci-fi/action)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

WHO'S IN IT? Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

TRIVIA:

  • It's the second film in the Alien franchise to contain nudity.
  • It was originally titled Alien: Paradise Lost.
  • Filming took place primarily in Australia and New Zealand

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.

WHO'S IN IT? Alicia Silverstone, Jason Drucker, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright

TRIVIA:

  • The child actors in the original Diary of a Wimpy Kid got too old to reprise their roles, so the entire film was re-cast.
  • Tom Everett Scott plays Frank Hefley in this movie. Steve Zahn played Frank in the previous Wimpy Kid movie. They co-starred in 1996's That Thing You Do.
  • The movie filmed in Atlanta.

EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything falls for the boy who moves in next door.

WHO'S IN IT? Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose 

TRIVIA: 

  • It's based on the book by Nicola Yoon.
  • The soundtrack includes songs by Alabama Shakes, Zedd and Anderson Paak.