The M Word

At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison. Written and directed by Henry Jaglom. Rainbow Film Company


The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The wall-crawling superhero Spider-Man tries to balance his ordinary life as Peter Parker with his extraordinary responsibilities, while confronting powerful new enemies. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan. Written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner. Directed by Marc Webb. In 3-D and Imax. Columbia Pictures

Bad Johnson

An inveterate womanizer gets his comeuppance when his penis mysteriously leaves his body and takes human form. With Cam Gigandet, Nick Thune and Jamie Chung. Written by Jeff Tetreault. Directed by Huck Botko. Gravitas Ventures


A biographical drama about Dido Elizabeth Belle, the mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, as she navigates 18th-century British high society. With Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson and Sarah Gadon. Written by Misan Sagay. Directed by Amma Asante. Fox Searchlight Pictures

Decoding Annie Parker

Two women — a geneticist and a cancer patient who lost her mother and sister to the disease — devote their lives to proving a link between heredity and cancer. With Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton and Aaron Paul. Written by Adam Bernstein, Steven Bernstein and Michael Moss. Directed by Steven Bernstein. eOne


A documentary following the lives of six young ranchers and farmers. Directed by James Moll. D&E Entertainment

For No Good Reason

A documentary portrait of the British artist Ralph Steadman, best known for his work with American journalist and author Hunter S. Thompson. Directed by Charlie Paul. Sony Pictures Classics

Friended to Death

After being fired from his dream job and ditched by his best friend, a social-media junkie fakes his death online to see who will show up at his funeral, and his scheme begins snowballing out of control. With Ryan Hansen, Zach McGowan and James Immekus. Written and directed by Sarah Smick. Gravitas Ventures


In 1962 Poland, an 18-year-old preparing to become a nun at the convent where she has lived since being orphaned as a child learns that she has a living aunt she must visit before taking her vows, and their meeting leads to startling revelations. With Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska and Dawid Ogrodnik. Written by Pawel Pawlikowski and Rebecca Lenkiewicz. Directed by Pawlikowski. In Polish with English subtitles. Music Box Films