This documentary follows six young magicians as they pursue onstage success and experience the trials of adolescence. Written by Cleven S. Loham. Directed by J. Clay Tweel. CrowdStarter

The Tree of Life

The eldest son of a 1950s Midwestern family grows from innocence into adulthood and tries to reconcile his complicated relationship with his father. With Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain. Written and directed by Terrence Malick. Fox Searchlight Pictures

June 3

Beautiful Boy

A married couple are wracked with grief, guilt and confusion after their only son commits a mass shooting at his college and takes his own life. With Maria Bello, Michael Sheen, Alan Tudyk and Moon Bloodgood. Written by Michael Armbruster and Shawn Ku. Directed by Ku. Anchor Bay Films


Shortly after his father has passed away, a man falls for a vibrant young woman and tries to face life with the honesty and hopefulness his father taught him. With Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent and Goran Visnjic. Written and directed by Mike Mills. Focus Features

Cameraman: The Life and Death of Jack Cardiff

The documentary depicts the life and work of the cinematographer, whose career in the movie business spanned nine decades. Directed by Craig McCall. Strand Releasing

Empire of Silver

In 1899 China, an idealistic young man reluctantly assumes his overbearing father's banking empire and tries to find his own path. With Aaron Kwok, Tielin Zhang, Hao Lei and Jennifer Tilly. Written and directed by Christina Yao. In Mandarin with English subtitles. NeoClassics Films

Love, Wedding, Marriage

A newlywed marriage counselor tries to save her parents' relationship in time for a 30th-anniversary surprise party, but she risks her own happiness in the process. With Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz and Jessica Szohr. Written by Anouska Chydzik and Caprice Crane. Directed by Dermot Mulroney. IFC Films


A 15-year-old woos a classmate and schemes to save his parents' marriage. With Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige and Noah Taylor. Written and directed by Richard Ayoade. Weinstein Co.

X-Men: First Class

This prequel chronicles the early days of the "X-Men" saga, as superhuman mutants such as the psychic Charles Xavier and the magnetic Erik Lehnsherr discover their powers and face the future. With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne and January Jones. Written by Jane Goldman, Ashley Miller, Jamie Moss and Zack Stentz. Directed by Matthew Vaughn. 20th Century Fox

June 10

Bride Flight