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Movie Minute: ‘Night School’ headlines trio of new films out this weekend

September 27, 2018

Movie Minute: ‘Night School’ headlines trio of new films out this weekend

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- There’s something for everybody new in theaters this weekend: a breezy comedy starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, a charming animated film featuring LeBron James and a scary slasher movie that will get you in the mood for Halloween.

Check out clips of all three new movies in the video, above.

NIGHT SCHOOL

Starring: Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Taran Killam, Rob Riggle

Director: Malcom D. Lee

Rated: PG-13

Google synopsis: Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes an unexpected turn when he accidentally blows up his place of employment. Forced to attend night school to get his GED, Teddy soon finds himself dealing with a group of misfit students, his former high school nemesis and a feisty teacher who doesn’t think he’s too bright.

SMALLFOOT

Starring (voices): Channing Tatum, Zendaya, James Corden, Common, LeBron James, Danny DeVito

Director: Karey Kirkpatrick

Rated: PG

Rotten Tomatoes: 76 percent

Google synopsis: Migo is a friendly Yeti whose world gets turned upside down when he discovers something that he didn’t know existed -- a human. He soon faces banishment from his snowy home when the rest of the villagers refuse to believe his fantastic tale. Hoping to prove them wrong, Migo embarks on an epic journey to find the mysterious creature that can put him back in good graces with his simple community.

HELL FEST

Starring: Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus

Director: Gregory Plotkin

Rated: R

Google synopsis: On Halloween night, three young women and their respective boyfriends head to Hell Fest -- a ghoulish traveling carnival that features a labyrinth of rides, games and mazes. They soon face a bloody night of terror when a masked serial killer turns the horror theme park into his own personal playground.

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