Jordan’s Playoff Team

Logan

Logan

Release Date: March 3, 2017

Plot: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Director: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Richard E. Grant, Eriq La Salle

 

BeautyAndTheBeast

Beauty and the Beast

Release Date: March 17, 2017

Plot: An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

Director: Bill Condon

Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci

 

T2 Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting

Release Date: March 31, 2017

Plot: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

Director: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremmer, Jonny Lee Miller

 

GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Release Date: May 5, 2017

Plot: Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

Director: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Sylvester Stallone, Elizabeth Debicki, Bradley Cooper, Kurt Russell, Dave Bautista, Michael Rooker

 

A Ghost Story 2

A Ghost Story

Release Date: July 7, 2017

Plot: This is the story of a ghost and the house he haunts.

Director: David Lowery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

 

BookOfHenry

The Book of Henry

Release Date: June 16, 2017

Plot: A single mother raises a child genius.

Director: Colin Trevorrow

Starring: Naomi Watts, Lee Pace, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Dean Norris

 

Big Sick 2

The Big Sick

Release Date: July 14, 2017

Plot: A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.

Director: Michael Showalter

Starring: Holly Hunter, Zoe Kazan, Kumail Nanjiani, Ray Romano, Bo Burnham, David Alan Grier

 

DespicableMe3

Despicable Me 3

Release Date: June 30, 2017

Plot: Balthazar Bratt, a child star from the 1980s, hatches a scheme for world domination.

Director: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon

Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Jenny Slate, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand, Steve Coogan, Trey Parker

 

WFTPOTA

War for the Planet of the Apes

Release Date: July 14, 2017

Plot: A nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar becomes embroiled in a battle with an army of humans.

Director: Matt Reeves

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis, Terry Notary, Steve Zahn

 

BabyDriver

Baby Driver

Release Date: August 11, 2017

Plot: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Director: Edgar Wright

Starring: Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jon Hamm, Jon Bernthal, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx

 

Tiebreaker:

TheCircle

The Circle

Release Date: April 28, 2017

Plot: A woman lands a job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, where she becomes involved with a mysterious man.

Director: James Ponsoldt

Starring: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Karen Gillan, John Boyega, Patton Oswalt

 

SongToSong

Song to Song

Release Date: March 17, 2017

Plot: Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.

Director: Terrence Malick

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Holly Hunter, Val Kilmer