[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – August 27, 2021

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Three new films are here this weekend, all designed for more mature audiences. There is the sort-of sequel to the film Candyman that came out nearly 30 years ago, a film about an astronaut stranded on a near-desolate Earth that must decide the fate of those still living there, and finally a drama about a married couple facing the reality of life together during Covid.

Candyman (R)

A “spiritual sequel” to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.

Directed by Nia DaCosta

Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Vanessa Williams

Release date: August 27

The Colony (R)

Set in the distant future, a female astronaut, shipwrecked on the long-decimated Earth, must decide the fate of the wasteland’s remaining populace.

Directed by Tim Fehlbaum

Starring: Nora Arnezeder, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Iain Glen, Sope Dirisu, Sebastian Roché

Release date: August 27

Together (R)

A husband and wife are forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Directed by Stephen Daldry, Justin Martin

Starring: James McAvoy, Sharon Horgan, Samuel Logan

Release date: August 27

What new movies do you look forward to seeing?

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