Now Playing and Recent Movies in Theaters

Trailers (Cardinal picks).

Current movie trailers and more in theaters near Arlington Heights and northwest suburbs. Set 720p or 1080p for best quality.

American Assassin: Fighting International Terrorism Motivated by Revenge (Lionsgate)

AMERICAN ASSASSIN follows the rise of Mitch Rapp a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley.

American Assassin (2017) is an action thriller film starring Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar and Taylor Kitsch. American Assassin directed by Michael Cuesta and written by Stephen Schiff, Michael Finch, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz, based on Vince Flynn's 2010 novel of the same name.

'Phoenix Forgotten' Official Teaser Trailer (2017)

Watch the official teaser trailer for the sci-fi/horror found footage movie “Phoenix Forgotten,” starring Chelsea Lopez, Matt Biedel, and Justin Matthews. Directed by Justin Barber (Release Date: April 21 2017).

'The Great Wall' (2017) Official Trailer | Matt Damon, Zhang Yimou

Matt Damon plays a European mercenary in China during the Song dynasty. He encounters the Great Wall of China and meets Chinese soldiers who defend against monsters (Released February 17, 2017).

Hollywood white washing the practice of casting in the film industry of the United States which involves white actors cast in historically non-white character roles.

The Great Wall of China was panned and defended regarding whitewashing. The film, which was set in the Northern Song Dynasty of ancient China, sets white/male Matt Damon in the lead role of William Garin. Director Zhang Yimou defended the casting choice, stating that Damon is not playing a role that was originally conceived for a Chinese actor.