Films Coming To The Screen in L.A. This Week: The Invisible Man, Burden, Greed, and more

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February 28, 2020
The Invisible Man
Genre:  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rating: R
Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss Us, The Handmaid's Tale) desperate to get-away from her abusive boyfriend, finally makes her escapes and is soon terrorized, after his suicide, by a man that no one can see.
Directed, written, and produced by Leigh Whannell (Saw). Based on the novel by H. G, Wells. With Aldis Hodge ('Underground', 'What Men Want') as James, Storm Reid ('Twelve Years a Slave', 'A Happening of Monumental Proportions') as Sydney, Oliver Jackson-Cohen ('Faster', What's Your Number?) as Adrian Griffin. Produced by Jason Blum ('Paranormal Activity', 'The Reader') Kylie Du Fresne ('I Am Woman', 'Top End Wedding'). Music by Benjamin Wallfisch 'Blade Runner: 2049', 'Hidden Figures'.
Cinematography by Stefan Duscio 'Jungle', 'Backtrack'.  Edited by Andy Canny 'Upgrade', 'The  Loved Ones', 'the Turning". Production companies: Blumbouse Productions, Nervous Tick, Goalpost Pictures. Distributed by Universal Pictures. 

Runtime: 2 hr 9 min
Genre:   Drama
Rating:  R
Limited Release

Reverend Kennedy (Forest Whitaker 'Bird', 'The Last King of Scotland') provides cover for Mike Burden (Garrett Hedlund 'Friday Night Lights', 'Mudhound') and his girlfriend, Judy (Andrea Riseboroug 'Mandy', 'Venus') and son after they flee the only life he knows with the KKK.
Directed and written by Andrew Heckler 'Timecode', 'What's Cooking'. With Tom Wilkinson ('The Bedroom', 'Michael Clayton') as Tom Griffin, Tess Harper ('No Country for Old Men') as Hazel , Usher Raymond ('Moesha'm 'Hands of Stone' ) as Clarence Brooks.
Produced by Robbie Brenner 'Escape Plan: The Extractors', Serendipity', Bill Kenwright 'The Fanatic', 'Broken'. Music by  Dickon Hinchliffe 'Tindersticks'. Cinematography by Jeremy Rouse 'The Rover', 'Stuffed'.
Edited by Julie Monroe 'Transformers: The Last Knight', 'Midnight Special';Saar Klein 'Almost Famous', 'After the Fall'. Production companies: Bill Kenwritght Films, The Fyzz Facility, Unburdened Entertainment.
Distributed by 101 Studios.
Runtime:1 hr 44 min
Genre:  Comedy, Drama
Rating: R
Limited Release
A humorous interpretation of the life style of the uber-super rich in the world of fashion leading to the birthday celebration of one of the industries elite.
Directed and written by  Michael Winterbottom ('The Wedding Guest', 'The Look of Love'). Additional material by Sean Gray ('VEEP'). With Asa Butterfield ('Hugo', 'The Space Between Us') as Finn McCreadie, Isla Fisher ('Wedding Crashers', 'Rise of the Guardians') as Samantha McCreadie,
Sophie Cookson ('Emperor') as Lily McCreadie.  Produced by Melissa Parmenter ('Everyday'), Damian Jones ('The Iron Lady', 'The Phantom of the Opera').
Music by Harry Escott ('Welcome to the Punch', 'Shame'). Cinematography by Giles Nuttgens 'Hell or High Water'. Edited by Liam Hendrix Heath 'Nation Down', 'Chiara'.
Production Sony Pictures, Film4 Productions, Revolution Films, DJ Films. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.
Guns Akimbo
Runtime: 1 hr 35 min
Genre:   Action, Adventure
Rating:  R
Limited Release
Miles (Daniel Radcliffe 'Harry Potter') a game chair warrior, takes his internet antics to a whole new level when he mistakenly enters a live broadcast of Skizm, a forbidden death-match fight club.
Directed and written by Jason Lei Howden 'War for the Planet of the Apes', 'The Avengers'.  With Natasha Liu Bordizzo ('Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny') as Nova, Samara Waving ('Ready or Not', 'Three Billboards Outside Edding, Missouri') as Nix. Produced by Felipe Marino 'The Hallow', 'Better Living Through Chemistry', Joe Neurauter 'Better Living Through Chemistry', Tom Hern 'Human Traces', 'Everything We Loved'. Music by Enis Rotthoff 'Godless Youth', 'Look Who's Back'.
Cinematography by Stefan Ciupek 'Slumdog Millionaire', '127 Hours'. Edited by Luke Haigh 'Turbo Kid', 'Mega Time Squad', Zaz Montana 'It's Your Turn, Honey!.
Production companies: Altitude Films, Hyperion Entertainment, Occupant Entertainment. Distributed by Saban Films.
Runtime: 1 hr 52 min
Genre:   Drama, Fantasy
Rating:  PG-13
Limited Release

Wendy (Devin France) is taken from her home, to an unknown island, where she befriends a young boy while having to fight for all she hold dear, as time and the aging process ceases to exist.

Directed by Benh Zeitlin 'Beast of the Southern Wild'. Written by Benh Zeitlin 'Glory at Sea', Eliza Zeitlin. Based on Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. With Yashua Mack as Peter Pan, Gage Naquin as DougProdlas, Gavin Naquin as James, Ahmad Cage as Sweet Heavy, Krzysztof Meyn as Thomas.
Produced by Becky Glupczynski 'The Smell of Smoke', Dan Janvey 'Beast of the Southern Wild', 'Patti Cake$', Paul Mezey 'Maria Full of Grace', 'Half Nelson', Josh Penn 'Monsters and Men', 'Beast of the Southern Wild'.
Music by Dan Romer ''Beast of the Southern Wild', Beasts of No Nation', 'Chasing Coral Gleason', 'Good Doctor'. Cinematography by Sturia Brandth Grolen 'Victoria', 'The Discovery'. Edited by Affonso Goncalves ''Beast of the Southern Wild', 'Wonderstruck'.
Production companies: TSG Entertainment, Department of Motion Pictures, Journeyman Pictures. Distributed by Searchlight Pictures.
Saint Frances
Runtime: 1 hr 46 min
Genre:   Drama, Comedy
Rating:  NR
Limited Release
Bridget (Kelly O'Sullivan) navigates an unwanted pregnancy and a new job as a nanny to a six year-old.
Directed by Alex Thompson 'Drive Slow', 'Irene & Marie'. Written by Kelly O'Sullivan 'Sirens', 'Ladies Night'. With Charin Alvarez ('Teacher', 'Signature Move') as Maya, Braden Crothers ('Asylum of Fear', 'Chicago P.D.') as Cortland .  Produced by James Choi 'Made in China'. Music by Quinn Tsan, Alex Babbitt 'Death of a Salesman'. Cinematography by Nate Hurtsellers 'Martian American'.
Edited by  Sofi Marshall 'Currency', '6 Years'.
Production companies: Runaway Train, in association with Easy Open Productions, Metropolitan Entertainment. Distributed by Oscilloscope.
The Whistlers
Runtime: 1 hr 37 min
Genre:   Crime, Comedy
Rating:  NR
Country: Romania, France, Germany
Language: Romanian, English, El Silbo
Limited Release
Playing both sides, a police officer, Cristi (Vlad Ivanov '') is determined to free a known criminal, and travels to the Spanish Island of La Gomera in his pursuit to learn the El Silbo  language.
Directed and written by Corneliu Porumboiu 'Infiinite Footbaall', 'When Evening falls On Bucharest or Metabolism'. With Catrinel Marlon ('The Play') as Gilda, Agusti Villaronga ('Difuminado')  as Paco, Cristobal Pinto ('Hierro', 'Pros and ) as Carlito, Antonio Buil ('Defiant Souls', 'Milky Way') as Kiko.
Produced by Marcela Ursu 'Infinite Football', 'The Treasure'.  "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer" by Bertoit Brecht, Kurt Well
Cinematography by Tudor Mircea 'Rocker', 'Morgen', 'Van Wilder 2; The Rise of Taj'.
Edited by Roxana Szel 'Dogs',  etrobranding'.
Production 42 Km Film, Komplizen Film, Les Films du Worso, mk2. Distributed by Magnolia Pictures.