New Movies In Theaters This Week: ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ ‘The Meg’ & More!

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It’s STILL so hot in the Valley, which makes it a perfect time to dip into the cool comfort of a movie theater. Grab yourself an ice-cold drink, popcorn and milk duds, and check out a new release this weekend: R-rated Skate Kitchen is from director Crystal Moselle (The Wolfpack, Frida) about a teen skateboarder who befriends other girl skaters. BlacKkKlansman is a comedy crime drama from director Spike Lee about how an African American police officer infiltrated a local Ku Klux Klan chapter. Madeline’s Madeline is a drama mystery thriller about a young theater star.  Or check out a recently-opened movie that’s still in theaters and big-screen worthy.

NEW IN THEATERS THIS WEEK:
BlacKkKlansman
Adam Driver and John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman from Focus Features

BlacKkKlansman
What it’s about: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.
Who’s in it: Directed by Spike Lee, starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace

Jason Statham in “The Meg”

The Meg
What it’s about: After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.
Who’s in it: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson

Madeline
Helena Howard in “Madeline’s Madeline.”

Madeline’s Madeline
What it’s about: A theater director’s latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.
Who’s in it: Helena Howard, Molly Parker, Miranda July

Teen skateboarders in “Skate Kitchen.”

Skate Kitchen
What it’s about:
A teenaged skateboarder makes friends with a bunch of other skateboarding girls in New York City.
Who’s in it: Kabrina Adams, Tom Bruno, Thaddeus Daniels, Kobi Frumer

WORTHWHILE* FILMS IN THEATERS NOW:

Mission Impossible-Fallout
Mamma Mia
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Incredibles 2
Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

*Critics give these films decent reviews

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New In Theaters This Week: 'BlacKkKlansman,' 'The Meg' & More!
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New In Theaters This Week: 'BlacKkKlansman,' 'The Meg' & More!
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Grab yourself an ice-cold drink, popcorn and milk duds, and check out a new release this weekend: R-rated 'Skate Kitchen' is from director Crystal Moselle (The Wolfpack, Frida) about a teen skateboarder who befriends other girl skaters.'BlacKkKlansman' is a comedy crime drama from director Spike Lee about how an African American police officer infiltrated a local Ku Klux Klan chapter.
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