In Theaters This Week (8/25/2017): Wind River, Birth of the Dragon, Leap, Ingrid Goes West, Good Time

Birth of the Dragon

Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  August has proven to be a missed opportunity for studios.  With The Dark Tower‘s failure, any blockbuster with legs would have steamrolled for five weeks, but as it is we’ve seen record lows and this will likely be the worst summer in 25 years at the box office.  This weekend sees five new wide releases, and a few look promising with good reviews, but you may have to seek them out.

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NHL 18 Complete Achievement List (Xbox, Playstation, PC – 2017)

NHL 18 and the return of hockey (THANK GOD) are nearly upon us.  EA’s annual offering this year focuses on the league’s young stars, as represented on the cover by the Edmonton Oiler’s star Connor McDavid.  Also new in the NHL this year and emphasized in franchise mode is the league’s 31st team, the Vegas Golden Knights: the first professional sports team to play in Las Vegas (though the soon-to-be formerly Oakland Raiders are close behind).  Of all the annual sports offerings, I think EA does the best job with the NHL, so it’ll be interesting to see what they have under the hood this year when NHL 18 skates into stores on September 15, 2017.  Full achievement list below courtesy of the Intertubes finest achievement site: xboxachievements.com.

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