We check out this week’s new movies at IMDb:

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Poster

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Certificate PG-13   –   Action | Adventure |Sci-Fi

67 Metascore
Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.
Director:

James Gunn

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The Buzz: Peter Quill and his expanded superhero family battle new foes and lingering father issues as the Awesome Mixtape #2 re-introduces old favorites as your new summer soundtrack. Looks like it’s $1 billion or bust at the worldwide box office, too. James Gunn will return for chapter 3!

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The Lovers (2017) – [Limited]

Certificate R   –   Comedy

76 Metascore
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.
Director:

Azazel Jacobs

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The Buzz: One of the more intriguing premises of the season (and easily one of the best trailers as well) finds Azazel Jacobs, who directed the underrated HBO series “Doll & Em,” partnering with A24, the hottest indie studio around. And the cast? Superb.

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The Dinner (2017) – [Limited]

Certificate R   –   Drama | Mystery |Thriller

59 Metascore
Two sets of wealthy parents meet for dinner to decide what to do about a crime their sons have committed.
Director:

Oren Moverman

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The Buzz: Provocateur Oren Moverman is back behind the camera with his adaptation of Herman Koch’s novel, which has sharply divided critics since its debut at the Berlin International Film Festival (where it was nominated for the Golden Bear for Best Film).

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3 Generations (2015) – [Limited]

Certificate PG-13   –   Drama

49 Metascore
After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray’s mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray’s biological father to get his legal consent.
Director:

Gaby Dellal

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The Buzz: Formerly titled About Ray, it seems the title to this transgender drama was changed perhaps to take advantage of Susan Sarandon’s “Feud” moment. The updated trailer reveals more of the dynamic between Sarandon, Naomi Watts and Elle Fanning’s characters.

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Mr. Chibbs (2017) – [Limited]

  –   Documentary

“Mr. Chibbs” is an observational feature length documentary that follows NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson, in the midst of a mid life crisis, dealing with drinking issues, attempting to get a job, and on a journey to find himself ten years post retirement. Everything came easy, but when he lost it all, he had to figure out who he was minus his famous handle. A story about society and its prodigies. Featuring Kenny Anderson, Natasha Anderson, David Falk,Kenny Smith, Vince Smith, Coach Bobby Cremins, Coach Bobby Hurley, Pierre Turner and Kenny Anderson Jr.
Director:

Jill Campbell

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The Buzz: Jill Campbell observes NBA legend Kenny Anderson at a crossroads in his post-hoops life and career. This could be one of those documentaries that catches serious word of mouth.