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New movies includes Benedict Cumberbatch film 'The Courier'


In 'The Courier,' Cold War spy Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

In 'The Courier,' Cold War spy Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.


Originally Published: February 16, 2021 9:17 a.m.

The Courier

Roadside Attractions

Director: Dominic Cooke

Writer: Tom O’Connor

Producers: Adam Ackland, Rory Aitken, Ben Browning, Ben Pugh, Benedict Cumberbatch, et al.

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Emma Penzina, Mariya Mironova, Jessie Buckley, et. al.

Cold War spy Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Courier is the true story of a British businessman unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. Forming an unlikely partnership with a Soviet officer hoping to prevent a nuclear confrontation, the two men work together to provide the crucial intelligence used to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Rated PG-13 for violence, partial nudity, brief strong language, and smoking throughout.

Nomadland

Searchlight Pictures

Director: Chloé Zhao

Writers: Jessica Bruder, Chloé Zhao

Producers: Tai Duncan, Eric Gold, Warren Goz, Robert Lorenz, et al.

Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Angela Reyes, et. al.

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad.

The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, Nomadland features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.

Rated R for some full nudity.

Joe Bell

A24

Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana

Producers: Conor Allyn, Jake Allyn, Rob Allyn, Joel Shapiro, et. al.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Connie Britton, Gary Sinise, Morgan Lily, Tara Buck, Ash Santos, et. al.

The true story of a small town, working class father who embarks on a solo walk across the U.S. to crusade against bullying after his son is tormented in high school for being gay.