The Five


Genre: Action, crime

Based on the Dark Horse graphic novel Polar: Came From the Cold by Victor Santos, the movie stars Casino Royale's Mikkelsen as a top assassin nicknamed The Black Kaiser, who is forced out of retirement to do battle against an array of hired killers who all want to do him in. Polar by the way is not to be confused with Arctic, that other thriller starring Mads Mikkelsen, which also recently debuted its first trailer and poster. Arctic is in fact an Icelandic film starring Mikkelsen as a plane crash survivor who, instead of facing an onslaught of assassins, must battle the elements in order to stay alive.

Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias: One Show Fits All

Genre: Comedy

Gabriel Iglesias brings his unique and animated style of stand-up comedy to the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House for his One Show Fits All world tour. Iglesias’ mix of storytelling, parody, characters, and sound effects bring his personal experiences to life.


Genre: Thriller, action

After the growing popularity of South Korean thrillers – including Netflix's own Okjafrom Bong Joon-ho – the streaming service is turning to The Tunnel and A Hard Day director Kim Seong-hun for its next horror series. In a kingdom defeated by corruption and famine, a mysterious rumor of the king's death spreads as does a strange plague that renders the infected immune to death and hungry for flesh. The crown prince, fallen victim to a conspiracy, sets out on a journey to unveil the evil behind it all and save his people.


Genre: Action, thriller

In Close, Rapace plays Sam, a bodyguard for Zoe (Sophie Nelisse), the daughter of a mining company CEO. After saving Zoe from a kidnapping attempt, Sam takes her on the run to protect her from the forces who are still trying to take her. Sam is inspired by real life bodyguard Jacquie Davis, though Close is a fictional tale. To protect an heiress from highly trained kidnappers, she must expertly unravel a sinister plot – while striving to stay alive.


Genre: Drama

Soni, a young policewoman in Delhi, and her superintendent, Kalpana, have collectively taken on a growing crisis of violent crimes against women. However, their alliance suffers a major setback when Soni is transferred out for alleged misconduct on duty. Soni's professional life further takes a hit when her estranged husband comes back into her life. Proves the ideal vehicle to explore a wide variety of issues related to gender battles in contemporary Indian society, even while following many of the genre tropes that make police dramas so universally beloved.