New Movies This Week: The Darkest Minds, Christopher Robin and more!

Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this August 1, 2018 you'll see on the big screen first.

Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this August 1, 2018 you'll see on the big screen first.

The Darkest Minds 

Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, it is based on Alexandra Bracken's young adult novel of the same name. It follows a group of teens who form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future after mysteriously obtaining superpowers. The film stars Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, and Gwendoline Christie.


 

Christopher Robin 

Directed by Marc Forster, the film is inspired by A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard's book Winnie-the-Pooh. A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. It stars Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, and features the voices of Jim Cummings and Brad Garrett.

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Buy Bust 

Co-written and directed by Erik Matti, the story follows two teams deployed by an anti-drug enforcement agency who are tasked with initiating a drug bust in the slums of Manila. It stars Anne Curtis, Brandon Vera, Victor Neri, Arjo Atayde, Levi Ignacio, Nonie Buencamino and more. 


 

The Spy Who Dumped Me 

Directed by Susanna Fogel, it centers on two best friends who get chased through Europe by assassins after one of their ex-boyfriends turns out to be a CIA agent. The film stars Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, and Sam Heughan.


 

Teen Titans GO! to the Movies 

Directed by Peter Rida Michail and Aaron Horvath, it is based on the television series Teen Titans Go!, which is adapted from the DC Comics superhero team of the same name. The events of the film take place during the fifth season of Teen Titans Go! The film features the voices of Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, Will Arnett and Kristen Bell.


 

Still/Born 

Directed by Brandon Christensen, the film centers on Mary who is pregnant with twins but during childbirth, one of the babies dies. Diagnosed with postpartum depression, the woman enters a spiral of neurosis, especially when she discovers the stories about a demonic being that feeds on mothers and newborns. It stars Christie Burke, Jesse Moss and Rebecca Olson.


 

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