New York City 2017 Commercial Releases

(Films seen by yours truly are in blue. Films walked out of by yours truly—always at 1/3 of the total running time—are in red. Films yours truly is currently on the fence about possibly seeing are in green. Films yours truly has sampled at least the first 10 minutes of are indicated by a + sign following the director's name.)


Week of 19 May

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (Steve James)
Afterimage (Andrzej Wajda)
Alien: Covenant (Ridley Scott)
The Commune (Thomas Vinterberg)
Devils Domain (Jared Cohn)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (David Bowers)
Everything, Everything (Stella Meghie)
Half Girlfriend (Mohit Suri)
Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (Sebastian Junger & Nick Quested)
Hindi Medium (Saket Chaudhary)
Icaros: A Vision (Leonor Caraballo & Matteo Norzi)
Legion of Brothers (Greg Barker)
Paint It Black (Amber Tamblyn)
The Survivalist (Stephen Fingleton)
Tania Libre (Lynn Hershman-Leeson)
Wakefield (Robin Swicord)
What a Wonderful Family! (Yôji Yamada)
The Woman Who Left (Lav Diaz)


Week of 12 May

Dead Awake (Phillip Guzman)
The Drowning (Bette Gordon)
Elián (Tim Golden & Ross McDonnell)
Folk Hero & Funny Guy (Jeff Grace)
Get Me Roger Stone (Dylan Bank & Daniel DiMauro & Morgan Pehme)
Hounds of Love (Ben Young)
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Guy Ritchie)
The Last Shaman (Raz Degan)
Lowriders (Ricardo de Montreuil)
Manifesto (Julian Rosefeldt)
Meri Pyaari Bindu (Akshay Roy)
Paris Can Wait (Eleanor Coppola)
Sarkar 3 (Ram Gopal Varma)
Snatched (Jonathan Levine)
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (Maria Schrader)
Tracktown (Jeremy Teicher & Alexi Pappas)
Urban Hymn (Michael Caton-Jones)
The Wall (Doug Liman)
The Wedding Plan (Rama Burshtein)
Whisky Galore! (Gillies MacKinnon)


Week of 5 May

Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia (Robert H. Lieberman)
Burden (Timothy Marrinan & Richard Dewey)
Chuck (Philippe Falardeau)
The Dinner (Oren Moverman)
Enter the Warriors Gate (Matthias Hoene)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (James Gunn)
Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait (Pappi Corsicato)
Last Men in Aleppo (Feras Fayyad)
Like Crazy (Paolo Virzi)
The Lovers (Azazel Jacobs)
Mr. Chibbs (Jill Campbell)
Risk (Laura Poitras)
Sacred (Thomas Lennon)
Shock Wave (Herman Yau)
Ta'ang (Wang Bing)
Take Me (Pat Healy)
This Is Not What I Expected (Derek Hui)
3 Generations (Gaby Dellal)
Tomorrow Ever After (Ela Thier)
A Woman's Life (Stéphane Brizé)


Week of 28 Apr

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (S S Rajamouli)
Bang! The Bert Berns Story (Brett Berns & Bob Sarles)
Battle of Memories (Leste Chen)
Below Her Mouth (April Mullen)
Boone (Christopher LaMarca)
Buster's Mal Heart (Sarah Adina Smith)
Casting JonBenet (Kitty Green)+
The Circle (James Ponsoldt)
Danger Close (Christian Tureaud & David Salzberg)
A Dark Song (Liam Gavin)
Grey Lady (John Shea)
Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (Daniel Raim)
How to Be a Latin Lover (Ken Marino)
Kilómetro 31 – 2 (Rigoberto Castañeda)
LA 92 (Dan Lindsay & TJ Martin)
Love off the Cuff (Pang Ho-cheung)
LoveTrue (Alma Har'el)
The Mayor (Park In-je)
Natasha (David Bezmozgis)
Nise: The Heart of Madness (Roberto Berliner)
Obit (Vanessa Gould)
One Week and a Day (Asaph Polonsky)
Rupture (Steven Shainberg)
Sleight (JD Dillard)
Voice From the Stone (Eric D. Howell)


Week of 21 Apr

Behind the White Glasses (Valerio Ruiz)
Born in China (Lu Chuan)
Can't Help Falling in Love (Mae Cruz-Alviar)
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (Matt Tyrnauer)
Free Fire (Ben Wheatley)
Grow House (DJ Pooh)
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Juho Kuosmanen)
Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent (Lydia Tenaglia)
Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992 (John Ridley)
Noor (Sunhil Sippy)
The Penguin Counters (Peter & Harriet Getzels)
Phoenix Forgotten (Justin Barber)
The Promise (Terry George)
Slack Bay (Bruno Dumont)
Tomorrow (Cyril Dion & Mélanie Laurent)
Unforgettable (Denise Di Novi)


Week of 14 Apr

All These Sleepless Nights (Michal Marczak)
Altitude (Alex Merkin)
Begum Jaan (Srijit Mukherji)
By the Time It Gets Dark (Anocha Suwichakornpong)
Chasing Trane (John Scheinfeld)
The Fate of the Furious (F. Gary Gray)
Finding Oscar (Ryan Suffern)
Glory (Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov)
Heal the Living (Katell Quillévéré)
Little Boxes (Rob Meyer)
The Lost City of Z (James Gray)
Love Struck (Thodoris Atheridis) [2014]
Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back (Maura Axelrod)
Mimosas (Oliver Laxe)
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (David Fairhead)
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (Dash Shaw)
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (Joseph Cedar)
A Quiet Passion (Terence Davies)
Spark: A Space Tail (Aaron Woodley)
Tommy's Honour (Jason Connery)


Week of 7 Apr

Aftermath (Elliott Lester)
The Assignment (Walter Hill)
The Case for Christ (Jon Gunn)
Colossal (Nacho Vigalondo)
Extraordinary Mission (Alan Mak & Anthony Pun)
Gifted (Marc Webb)
Going in Style (Zach Braff)
Graduation (Cristian Mungiu)
i hate myself :) (Joanna Arnow) [2013]
Mine (Fabio Guaglione & Fabio Resinaro)
Queen of the Desert (Werner Herzog)
Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock (Barnaby Clay)
Smurfs: The Lost Village (Kelly Asbury)
Speech & Debate (Dan Harris)
Their Finest (Lone Scherfig)
The Ticket (Ido Fluk)
The Transfiguration (Michael O'Shea)
Truman (Cesc Gay)
The Void (Jeremy Gillespie & Steven Kostanski)+
Your Name. (Makoto Shinkai)


Week of 31 Mar

All This Panic (Jenny Gage)
The Blackcoat's Daughter (Osgood Perkins)
The Boss Baby (Tom McGrath)
Carrie Pilby (Susan Johnson)
Cézanne et moi (Danièle Thompson)
David Lynch: The Art Life (Jon Nguyen & Rick Barnes & Olivia Neergaard-Holm)
The Death of Louis XIV (Albert Serra)
The Devotion of Suspect X (Alec Su)
The Discovery (Charlie McDowell)
Five Came Back (Laurent Bouzereau)+
For Here or To Go? (Rucha Humnabadkar)
Ghost in the Shell (Rupert Sanders)
God Knows Where I Am (Jedd & Todd Wider)
Here Alone (Rod Blackhurst)
Karl Marx City (Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker)
Live Cargo (Logan Sandler)
Naam Shabana (Shivam Nair)
Northern Lights: A Journey to Love (Dondon Santos)
The Prison (Na Hyun)
77 Minutes (Charlie Minn)
Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present (Tyler Hubby)
The Zookeeper's Wife (Niki Caro)


Week of 24 Mar

American Anarchist (Charlie Siskel)
Bokeh (Geoffrey Orthwein & Andrew Sullivan)
CHiPs (Dax Shepard)
Diamond Cartel (Salamat Mukhammed-Ali)
Dig Two Graves (Hunter Adams) [2014]
Don't Blame the Kharma What Happens to You by Asshole (Maria Ripoll)
Field of Vision: New York (various)
House on Willow Street (Alastair Orr)
I Called Him Morgan (Kasper Collin)
I, Olga Hepnarová (Tomás Weinreb & Petr Kazda)
In Search of Israeli Cuisine (Roger Sherman)
Katamarayudu (Kishore Kumar Pardasani)
Life (Daniel Espinosa)
Phillauri (Anshai Lal)
Prevenge (Alice Lowe)
Saban's Power Rangers (Dean Israelite)
Slamma Jamma (Timothy A. Chey)
Victor (Brandon Dickerson)
Wilson (Craig Johnson)
A Woman, a Part (Elisabeth Subrin)


Week of 17 Mar

Actor Martinez (Nathan Silver & Mike Ott)
After the Storm (Kore-eda Hirokazu)
Atomica (Dagen Merrill)
Beauty and the Beast (Bill Condon)
The Belko Experiment (Greg McLean)
Betting on Zero (Theodore Braun)
Bluebeard (Lee Soo-youn)
The Devil's Candy (Sean Byrne)
Frantz (François Ozon)
Mean Dreams (Nathan Morlando)
P.S. Jerusalem (Danae Elon)
The Show About the Show (Caveh Zahedi)
Song to Song (Terrence Malick)
Taipei Story (Edward Yang) [1985]
Tickling Giants (Sara Taksler)
T2 Trainspotting (Danny Boyle)
You Can't Have It (André Gordon)


Week of 10 Mar

Badrinath Ki Dulhania (Shashank Khaitan)
Canners (Manfred Kirchheimer)
Chosen (Jasmin Dizdar)
Cries From Syria (Evgeny Afineevsky)
Kong: Skull Island (Jordan Vogt-Roberts)
Koolhoven's Brimstone (Martin Koolhoven)+
My Scientology Movie (John Dower)
The Other Half (Joey Klein)+
The Ottoman Lieutanant (Joseph Ruben)
Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)
Raw (Julia Ducournau)
The Sense of an Ending (Ritesh Batra)
Suntan (Argyris Papadimitropoulos)
Sword Art Online: The Movie — Ordinal Scale (Tomohiko Ito)
This Beautiful Fantastic (Simon Aboud)
Uncertain (Anna Sandilands & Ewan McNicol)
Who's Crazy? (Thomas White) [1966]


Week of 3 Mar

Apprentice (Boo Junfeng)
Before I Fall (Ry Russo-Young)+
Catfight (Onur Tukel)
Commando 2: The Black Money Trail (Deven Bhojani)
Contemporary Color (Bill Ross IV & Turner Ross)
Donald Cried (Kris Avedisian)
Don't Kill It (Mike Mendez)
1898: Los últimos de Filipinas (Salvador Calvo)
The Freedom to Marry (Eddie Rosenstein)
Headshot (Timo Tjahjanto & Kimo Stamboel)
The Human Surge (Eduardo Williams)
Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (Keshhav Panneriy)
Junction 48 (Udi Aloni)
Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens (Gabrielle Burton)
Kiki (Sara Jordenö)
The Last Laugh (Ferne Pearlstein)
The Last Word (Mark Pellington)
Lavender (Ed Gass-Donnelly)
Logan (James Mangold)
Love & Taxes (Jacob Kornbluth)
Nakom (Kelly Daniela Norris & TW Pittman)
The Settlers (Shimon Dotan)
The Shack (Stuart Hazeldine)
Table 19 (Jeffrey Blitz)
Water & Power: A California Heist (Marina Zenovich)
Wolves (Bart Freundlich)


Week of 24 Feb

As You Are (Miles Joris-Peyrafitte)
Bitter Harvest (George Mendeluk)
Collide (Eran Creevy)
Dying Laughing (Paul Toogood & Lloyd Stanton)
Get Out (Jordan Peele)
The Girl With All the Gifts (Colm McCarthy)+
Les hautes solitudes (Philippe Garrel) [1974]
Lost Cat Corona (Anthony Tarsitano)
My Life as a Zucchini (Claude Barras)
Paraguay Remembered (Dominique Dubosc)
Punching Henry (Gregori Viens)
Rangoon (Vishal Bhardwaj)
Rock Dog (Ash Brannon)


Week of 17 Feb

American Fable (Anne Hamilton)
Cook Up a Storm (Raymond Yip)
A Cure for Wellness (Gore Verbinski)
Everybody Loves Somebody (Catalina Aguilar Mastretta)
Fist Fight (Richie Keen)
From Nowhere (Matthew Newton)
Ghost of New Orleans (Peter Antonijevic) [2011]
The Great Wall (Zhang Yimou)
How Heavy This Hammer (Kazik Radwanski)
In Dubious Battle (James Franco)
Irada (Aparnaa Singh)
Keep Quiet (Joseph Martin & Sam Blair)
Lovesong (So Yong Kim)+
My Ex & Whys (Cathy Garcia-Molina)
My Name Is Emily (Simon Fitzmaurice)
Running Shaadi (Amit Roy)
You're Killing Me Susana (Roberto Sneider)


Week of 10 Feb

Academy Award Nominated Animated Short Films 2017 (various)+
Academy Award Nominated Documentary Short Films 2017, Program A (various)
Academy Award Nominated Documentary Short Films 2017, Program B (various)
Academy Award Nominated Live-Action Short Films 2017 (various)
Don't Hang Up (Alexis Wajsbrot & Damien Macé)
Duckweed (Han Han)
Eagles Of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends) (Colin Hanks)
Fifty Shades Darker (James Foley)
I Am Jane Doe (Mary Mazzio)
The Island Funeral (Pimpaka Towira)
John Wick: Chapter 2 (Chad Stahelski)
Kedi (Ceyda Torun)
Left on Purpose (Justin Schein)
The Lego Batman Movie (Chris McKay)
1 Night (Minhal Baig)
Sex Doll (Sylvie Verheyde)
Speed Sisters (Amber Fares)
The State vs. Jolly LL.B 2 (Subhash Kapoor)
Stray Bullets (Jack Fessenden)+
A United Kingdom (Amma Asante)


Week of 3 Feb

American Violence (Timothy Woodward, Jr.)
Chapter and Verse (Jamal Joseph)
Dark Night (Tim Sutton)
Don't Knock Twice (Caradog James)
Eloise (Robert Legato)
A Good American (Friedrich Moser)
Growing Up Smith (Frank Lotito)
Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (Tsui Hark)
The Lure (Agnieszka Smoczynska)
Mr. Gaga (Tomer Heymann)
Nenu Local (Trinadha Rao Nakkina)
Oklahoma City (Barak Goodman)
Rings (F. Javier Gutiérrez)
Saving Banksy (Colin Day)
Sophie and the Rising Sun (Maggie Greenwald)
The Space Between Us (Peter Chelsom)
This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous (Barbara Kopple)
War on Everyone (John Michael McDonagh)
Youth in Oregon (Joel David Moore)


Week of 27 Jan

The Age of Consequences (Jared P. Scott)
Behemoth (Zhao Liang)
Buddies in India (Wang Baoqiang)
The Daughter (Simon Stone)
A Dog's Purpose (Lasse Hallström)
Get the Girl (Eric England)
Gold (Stephen Gaghan)
I Am Michael (Justin Kelly)+
Kaabil (Sanjay Gupta)
The King (Han Jae-rim)
Kung Fu Yoga (Stanley Tong)
Lost in Florence (Evan Oppenheimer)
Midsummer in Newtown (Lloyd Kramer)
Paris 05:59 — Théo & Hugo (Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau)
Raees (Rahul Dholakia)
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Paul W.S. Anderson)
S Is for Stanley (Alex Infascelli)
The Salesman (Asghar Farhadi)
Un Padre No Tan Padre (Raúl Martínez)
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions (Satoshi Kuwabara)


Week of 20 Jan

Antarctica: Ice and Sky (Luc Jacquet)
The Axe Murders of Villisca (Tony E. Valenzuela)
The Founder (John Lee Hancock)
Leonard Cohen: Bird on a Wire (Tony Palmer) [2010]
My Father Die (Sean Brosnan)
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (Dallas Jenkins)
Split (M. Night Shyamalan)+
Starless Dreams (Mehrdad Oskouei)
Staying Vertical (Alain Guiraudie)
Strike a Pose (Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan)
The Sunshine Makers (Cosmo Feilding Mellen)
They Call Us Monsters (Ben Lear)
Trespass Against Us (Adam Smith)+
We Are the Flesh (Emiliano Rocha Minter)+
XXX: Return of Xander Cage (D.J. Caruso)


Week of 13 Jan

Alone in Berlin (Vincent Perez)
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (Ben Browder)
The Book of Love (Bill Purple)
The Bye Bye Man (Stacy Title)
Claire in Motion (Lisa Robinson & Annie J. Howell)
The Crash (Aram Rappaport)
Everybody Knows...Elizabeth Murray (Kristi Zea)
Extra Service (Chris Martinez)
Go North (Matt Ogens)
Khaidi No. 150 (V V Vinayak)
Ma (Celia Rowlson-Hall)
Monster Trucks (Chris Wedge)
OK Jaanu (Shaad Ali)
100 Streets (Jim O'Hanlon)
Reset (Thierry Demaizière & Alban Teurlai)
Sea of Hope (Robert Nixon)
Sleepless (Baran Bo Odar)
Some Like It Hot (Song Xiaofei & Dong Xu)
The Son of Joseph (Eugène Green)
Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past (Dave Davidson & Amber Edwards)
Worlds Apart (Christopher Papakaliatis)


Week of 6 Jan

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America (Matthew Ornstein)
The Ardennes (Robin Pront)
Arsenal (Steven C. Miller)
Between Us (Rafael Palacio Illingworth)
A Different American Dream (Simon Brook)
German Concentration Camps Factual Study (no director credited)
Master (Cho Ui-seok)
Railroad Tigers (Ding Sheng)
Underworld: Blood Wars (Anna Foerster)