“IF I STAY”: Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) thought the toughest choice she’d ever have to make would be deciding between the love of her life and following her musical dreams at Juilliard. But then what she expected to be a carefree family drive leaves her trapped between life and death.
“SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR”: Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reteam for the cinema return of Miller’s “Sin City” graphic novels. Their follow-up to 2005’s striking “Sin City” blends two Miller classics with new tales from the dark city. The all-star cast includes Josh Brolin, Mickey Rourke, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green, Jessica Alba and Rosario Dawson.
“WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL”: The story of a seemingly unbeatable football team that faces sudden, devastating losses. Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis, Alexander Ludwig, Laura Dern and Clancy Brown star.
“LAND HO!”: Two 60-something ex-brothers-in-laws set off on a road trip through Iceland in hopes of reclaiming their youth. Opening Friday at The Theaters at Canal Place.
“YVES SAINT LAURENT”: A biopic about French designer Yves Saint Laurent, including his rise to fame in 1958 and the founding of the Yves Saint Laurent Co. Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne and Charlotte Le Bon lead the cast. Opening Friday at the Prytania Theater
“KINK”: Actor James Franco’s documentary about website Kink.com, the Internet’s largest producer of fetish content. Opens Friday, Aug. 22, at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618, Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
“YANGSI”: Ugyen Tenzin Jigme Lhundrup, recognized as the reincarnation of a revered Tibetan master, must train to perpetuate the master’s legacy and ultimately assume his full responsibilities at 18. Yangsi narrates his own story. Showing at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center 1618, Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.