Box Office Weekend: February 16, 2018

If, for some reason, you’re not looking to see Black Panther this weekend, there are a plenty of films out in the theatres.

The Monkey King 3 is the latest installment in the ongoing saga adapted from Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en.

Looking Glass is a thriller starring Nicholas Cage.

The Boy Downstairs is a drama starring Zosia Mamet as a woman with a great apartment who finds out, after the lease signing, that her ex lives downstairs. I would totally see this, and not because it is so firmly set in new York City.

Detective Chinatown 2, the sequel to 2015’s Detective Chinatown is an action comedy. (Information was light at presstime.)

Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead, the third film in the Detective K series, finds our protagonist investigating a series of vampiric murders.

Early Man is a stop-motion animated film from the studio that brought you Wallace & Gromit.

Samson is a dramatic film about the Biblical figure.

The Housemaid is a South Korean horror film. A woman finds work as a maid in 1953 on a Vietnamese rubber plantation but is haunted by her employer’s deceased wife.

Black Panther, the latest Marvel Comics Universe contribution to cinema, stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, an African prince from Wakanda. The film is directed by Ryan Coogler, who co-wrote the screenplay. Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis also star.

Nostalgia stars Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Amber Tamblyn, Patton Oswalt, and Catherine Keener in a series of vignettes about grief and tangible items that remind us of people we love.

The Party is a comedy about a party and a series of unfortunate of events. Starring Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Timothy Spall.

Oh Lucy! stars Shinobu Terajima as a woman who falls in love with her English teacher, played by Josh Hartnett.

Loveless is a drama about a self-absorbed couple getting divorced.

Mad To Be Normal stars David Tennant as R. D. Laing, a famed psychiatrist. Elisabeth Moss also stars.

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