New movies this week: Bleed for This, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Posted November 17, 2016
Raleigh, N.C. — A look at what's new in theaters this week.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Action/Adventure, SciFi/Fantasy, PG-13, Starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler, Ezra Miller) - The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
Bleed for This (Drama, R, Starring Miles Teller, Katey Sagal, Aaron Eckhart, Ciarán Hinds, Ted Levine) - Bleed for This is the incredible true story of one of the most inspiring and unlikely comebacks in sports history. Miles Teller stars as Vinny "The Pazmanian Devil" Pazienza, a local Providence boxer who shot to stardom after winning 2 world title fights. After a near-fatal car accident leaves Vinny with a severed spine, doctors tell him he may never walk again. With the help of renowned trainer Kevin Rooney, Vinny becomes a legend when he not only walks again, but miraculously returns to the ring to reclaim his title belt only a year after the accident.
The Edge of Seventeen (Comedy, Drama, R, Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Woody Harrelson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick) - Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine, who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian starts dating her best friend Krista. All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all.