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January

January 3

Blair Witch [2016] [R] - 1.6.8
After receiving information that suggests that his sister is still alive after disappearing in a forest years earlier, a young man and his friends plan to search for her but find more than they expected. With James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott, Wes Robinson and Valorie Curry. Directed by Adam Wingard. [1:29]

Denial [2016] [PG-13] - 1.3.5
Based on a true story: Court room drama with Rachel Weisz as an American professor of Jewish Studies who is sued by a British historian (Timothy Spall) who denies the Holocaust ever happened because she accused him of being a Holocaust denier. Also with Tom Wilkinson, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden, Caren Pistorius, Alex Jennings, Harriet Walter and Mark Gatiss. Directed by Mick Jackson. [1:49]

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life [2016] [PG] - 2.3.3
A middle school student (Griffin Gluck) enjoys an expansive imagination and dislikes authority figures. When he attends a school where he is expected to follow a massive list of rules, trouble begins. With a friend (Thomas Barbusca) he plots pranks against the uptight principal (Andy Daly) in order to annoy him and impress a female classmate (Isabela Moner). Also with Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Adam Pally and Retta. Directed by Steve Carr. A few phrases are spoken in Spanish without translation. [1:32]

January 10

The Accountant [2016] [R] - 1.7.7
A boy with autism and uncanny math skills grows up to become a forensic accountant (Ben Affleck). His chief clients are major crime families, but he takes on a legitimate case for a robotics company and when he finds massive embezzlement people begin dying at the hands of hired assassins while the FBI is unable to stop the murders. Also with Anna Kendrick, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, J.K. Simmons and John Lithgow. Directed by Gavin O'Connor. A few lines of dialogue are in a foreign language and accompanied by English subtitles. [2:08]

The Birth of a Nation [2016] [R] - 5.8.3
Based on the story of Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a slave in the antebellum South who led a slave rebellion in 1831. Hundreds of slaves were murdered in retribution. Also with Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Junior, Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja Naomi King, Esther, Roger Guenveur Smith, Gabrielle Union and Penelope Ann Miller. Directed by Nate Parker. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in an African language with English subtitles. [2:00]

Deepwater Horizon [2016] [PG-13] - 4.7.5
Based on actual events from 2010: An electrician (Mark Wahlberg) on a major offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico must survive a massive oil and gas explosion and help his crew to safety. The rig produced the largest oil spill in global history, becoming a major controversy. Also with Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O'Brien, Kate Hudson, Ethan Suplee, Henry Frost and Jeremy Sande. Directed by Peter Berg. [1:47]

Max Steel [2016] [PG-13] - 1.5.4
A teenager (Ben Winchell) discovers that he can emit waves of tachyon energy, but cannot control them until a quirky extraterrestrial (voiced by Josh Brener) asks to link their skills and channel the energy to save lives. When joined, they become an incredible superhero who must confront a mad scientist (Andy Garcia) and super-villains from a far off galaxy. Also with Maria Bello, Ana Villafane and Mike Doyle. Directed by Stewart Hendler. [1:32]

January 17

The Girl on the Train [2016] [R] - 8.6.9
An alcoholic divorcée (Emily Blunt) insinuates herself into the life of her abusive ex-husband (Justin Theroux), his current wife (Rebecca Ferguson), their nanny (Haley Bennett) and the nanny's husband (Luke Evans), all of whom she watches obsessively from the window of her daily commuter train. Then the nanny goes missing, and it's not clear who's a witness to murder or actually a murderer. Also with Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez, Lisa Kudos and Laura Prepon. Directed by Tate Taylor. [1:52]

Ouija: Origin of Evil [2016] [PG-13] - 1.6.3
Set in 1967, a widow and her two daughters try to make ends meet by performing séances and communicating with their clients' dead relatives. It all seems innocent enough until a Ouija board is used and a dark presence invades their lives. With Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas, Parker Mack, Doug Jones, Chelsea Gonzalez, Lincoln Melcher, Nicholas Keenan and Michael Weaver. Directed by Mike Flanagan. [1:39]

January 24

The Light Between Oceans [2016] [PG-13] - 5.3.1
After WWI a veteran (Michael Fassbender) becomes a lighthouse keeper on an Australian island. With his wife (Alicia Vikander) they find an abandoned baby in a rowboat and while he wants to notify authorities, his wife wants to keep the infant. In the coming years they have to confront a wealthy woman that threatens to break up their family. Also with Rachel Weisz, Emily Barclay, Bryan Brown, Leon Ford, Benedict Hardy and Jack Thompson. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. [2:12]

January 31

Masterminds [2016] [PG-13] - 3.4.5
Based on actual events: In 1997 a bored armored car driver (Zach Galifianakis) lets a crush on a colleague (Kristen Wiig) lure him into the North Carolina "Hillbilly Heist" along with a group of dimwits under the leadership of a trailer park playboy (Owen Wilson). The police, as well as a hit man (Jason Sudeikis), go after them. Also with Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Jon Daly. Directed by Jared Hess. [1:30]

Queen of Katwe [2016] [PG] - 2.3.1
Based on a true story: In Uganda a young girl (Madina Nalwanga) shows extraordinary chess playing skills, thought an unusual trait for girls and the poor. Encouraged and challenged to succeed by her brother and mentors, she hones her skills against chauvinistic boys, rich snobs, and international chess masters. Also with David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanz and Taryn Kyaze. Directed by Mira Nair. Several lines of dialogue are in an Ugandan language with English subtitles. [2:04]

February

February 7

Almost Christmas [2016] [PG-13] - 3.3.4
An aging widower (Danny Glover) invites his four adult children and in-laws for Christmas to celebrate the memory of his wife. He hopes that his daughters (Gabrielle Union and Kimberly Elise) and sons (Romany Malco and Jessie T. Usher) will spend five days together without drama, but arguments begin immediately. Also with Omar Epps, John Michael Higgins, Mo'Nique, Nicole Ari Parker and J. B. Smoove. Directed by David E. Talbert. [1:52]

Trolls [2016] [PG] - 2.3.2
Animated feature about a happy Troll princess (voiced by Anna Kendrick) that convinces a grouchy survivalist (voiced by Justin Timberlake) to help save their people from the giant Bergens, who eat Trolls once a year in order to absorb their happiness. Also with Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Cleese, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, James Corden and Gwen Stefani. Directed by Mike Mitchell & Walt Dohrn. [1:32]

February 14

Arrival [2016] [PG-13] - 1.3.5
UFOs land in 12 nations around the world and the US Army uses a linguist to attempt to decipher the language of the seven-legged alien visitors. As governments of the remaining nations cut communications with America, the linguist and a scientist (Jeremy Renner) study the alien language to prevent global destruction, and encounter a unique perspective regarding time. Also with Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mark O'Brien and Tzi Ma. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. English subtitles accompany several lines of alien symbols, a few phrases are spoken in Russian and Chinese without translations. [1:57]

The Edge of Seventeen [2016] [R] - 5.3.6
A teenage girl (Hailee Steinfeld) struggles with being a teenager, having no friends, the death of her father and her brother's apparent perpetual success. Also with Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Woody Harrelson, Hayden Szeto, Alexander Calvert and Eric Keenleyside. Directed by Kelly Fremon Craig. [1:44]

Priceless [2016] [PG-13] - 4.5.1
Based on true events: a widower (Joel Smallbone) in financial straits accepts a shady job, hoping to regain custody of his daughter, and he ends up driving a truck across the country with unknown cargo. When he discovers that he is delivering two women, he is disturbed and with the help of a motel owner (David Koechner) he attempts to shut down a prostitution ring. Also with Bianca Santos, Amber Midthunder, Jim Parrack, Sarah Minnich, Jodi Lynn Thomas and Travis Hammer. Directed by Ben Smallbone. Several lines of dialogue are in Spanish and some of them are accompanied by English subtitles. [1:38]

February 21

Bad Santa 2 [2016] [R] - 8.5.10
Sequel to the 2003 film: Still on a perpetual bender, the foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed, Santa suit-wearing delinquent (Billy Bob Thornton) is persuaded to join his sidekick (Tony Cox) who has just been released from jail. Together they plan a sure-thing job that also brings him back in contact with his estranged mother (Kathy Bates). Also with Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly and Ryan Hansen. Directed by Mark Waters. [1:32]

Hacksaw Ridge [2016] [R] - 4.9.4
Based on true events: During WWII a conscientious objector (Andrew Garfield) enlists in the US Army but suffers condemnation from other recruits and recriminations from his commanding officers. Finally cleared to serve as a medic in Okinawa, he works alone to save 75 wounded men, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor and three Purple Hearts, without ever using a weapon. Also with Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer and Rachel Griffiths. Directed by Mel Gibson. [2:18]

Manchester by the Sea [2016] [R] - 6.5.10
A man (Casey Affleck) moves away from his home town and works as a janitor after a tragic accident. But when his brother dies, he returns to sort out the man's affairs and care for his teenage son. Also with Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Liam McNeill, C.J. Wilson and Heather Burns. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan. [2:17]

Nocturnal Animals [2016] [R] - 7.8.10
An art dealer (Amy Adams) receives a novel manuscript from her ex-husband and watches her own life unravel while reading the distressing story. Also with Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Ellie Bamber, Armie Hammer, Karl Glusman, Robert Aramayo, Laura Linney and Michael Sheen. Directed by Tom Ford. [1:57]

February 28

Allied [2016] [R] - 6.7.6
In 1942 a Canadian intelligence officer (Brad Pitt) falls in love with and marries a French Resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard). He then learns that his wife may be a covert agent for the Axis Powers and he must execute her. Unconvinced, he begins his own high risk investigation. Also with Lizzy Caplan, Jared Harris and Matthew Goode. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Many lines of dialogue are in French with English subtitles and a few lines of dialogue in French and German are not translated. [1:57]

Doctor Strange [2016] [PG-13] - 1.5.3
An arrogant, successful neurosurgeon (Benedict Cumberbatch) loses the use of his hands in an automobile accident. Becoming despondent, he stumbles onto the ways of a group of wizards and struggles with accepting a new role as a champion against dark forces in multiple universes. Also with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton. Directed by Scott Derrickson. [1:55]

Moonlight [2016] [R] - 6.5.7
We watch a young boy grow to manhood while struggling with the difficulties of his mother's drug addiction, his own sexuality and loneliness in a rough neighborhood in Miami. With Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris, Jaden Piner, Ashton Sanders, Edson Jean and Patrick Decile. Directed by Barry Jenkins. A song is played in Spanish with no subtitles. [1:50]

Rules Don't Apply [2016] [PG-13] - 5.2.5
In 1958 a starlet (Lily Collins) and a chauffeur (Alden Ehrenreich) begin a romance that is frowned upon by their religious denominations and forbidden by the rules of their employer, the reclusive and peculiar billionaire Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty). Also with Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick and Alec Baldwin. Directed by Warren Beatty. [2:06]

March

March 7

The Eyes of My Mother [2016] [R] - 6.8.0
A black and white film about a young woman (Kika Magalhaes) left alone in an isolated farm to face the torment of her loneliness. Also with Diana Agostini, Olivia Bond, Will Brill, Joey Curtis-Green and Flora Diaz. Directed by Nicolas Pesce. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Portuguese with English subtitles. [1:16]

Incarnate [2016] [PG-13] - 1.5.5
A scientist with powers to heal the mind (Aaron Eckhart) answers a distress call from the Vatican, and ends up entering the subconscious of a young boy (David Mazouz), who is possessed by a demon that levels ferocity at the scientist from a long-held grudge. Also with Catalina Moreno, Mark Henry and Carise van Houten. Directed by Brad Peyton. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in an unknown language by a demon-possessed boy and a woman, with some lines accompanied by English subtitles. [1:31]

Jackie [2016] [R] - 2.5.5
After the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) must face her grief while maintaining the decorum of being First Lady and the compassion of being a mother to her two young children. Also with Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt, Richard E. Grant, Caspar Phillipson, Beth Grant, John Carroll Lynch and Max Casella. Directed by Pablo Larraín. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish with English subtitles. [1:39]

Moana [2016] [PG] - 1.3.1
Animated tale of a girl (voiced by Auli'i Cravalho) destined to lead the people of her small Polynesian island. She is drawn to the sea and when her people's survival is threatened she takes to the water to find help. Also with the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger and Alan Tudyk. Directed by Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker & Chris Williams. [1:53]

March 14

Collateral Beauty [2016] [PG-13] - 1.3.5
A man (Will Smith) cannot come to terms with an unbearable loss and when on the brink of losing everything he must face the truth about life. Meanwhile, afraid that his emotional state is damaging their company, his colleagues are trying to prove he is mentally incompetent. Also with Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley and Jacob Latimore. Directed by David Frankel. [1:37]

Fences [2016] [PG-13] - 2.3.4
Drama set in the 1950s about a man (Denzel Washington) who was a baseball star but now works as a garbage collector in Pittsburgh, and struggles to raise his son and keep his family together despite racism and other self-imposed obstacles. Also with Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson, Theresa Cook, Jovan Adepo, Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby and Saniyya Sidney. Directed by Denzel Washington. [2:18]

Passengers [2016] [PG-13] - 5.5.3
Set on a voyage for 120 years, a spaceship travels to a planet which 5,000 people from Earth plan to colonize. Along the way, two of the hibernation pods open and the occupants (Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt) are revived 90 years too early. Also with Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne and Andy Garcia. Directed by Morten Tyldum. [1:56]

March 21

Assassin's Creed [2016] [PG-13] - 1.6.5
Based on the popular video game: A man (Michael Fassbender) is persuaded to embark in a program that will allow him to connect with his ancestors from 1492 in order to track down an item that is thought to contain the secret by which violence among humans can be eliminated. Also with Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling, Michael Kenneth Williams, Denis Ménochet, Ariane Labed, Khalid Abdalla and Essie Davis. Directed by Justin Kurzel. Several lines of dialogue are in Spanish with English subtitles. [2:20]

Live by Night [2017] [R] - 6.8.10
Set in the 1920s, a man (Ben Affleck) vows to never take orders from anyone and to never become part of the mob. However, circumstances conspire against his ostensible principles in Prohibition Era Boston and Florida. Also with Elle Fanning, Remo Girone, Brendan Gleeson, Robert Glenister, Matthew Maher, Chris Messina, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, Chris Cooper and Titus Welliver. Directed by Affleck. [2:08]

Sing [2016] [PG] - 1.2.1
Animated tale featuring animals performing in a singing competition for a theater owner (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) desperate to save his beloved theater from bankruptcy. Also with the voices of Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Jennifer Saunders and Jennifer Hudson. Directed by Christophe Lourdelet & Garth Jennings. [1:48]

March 28

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them [2016] [PG-13] - 2.4.2
A British wizard (Eddie Redmayne) comes to America to seek out magical beasts and catalogue them into a textbook that will teach wizards to protect the animals. While doing so, he must confront bureaucrats, a society for the destruction of witches, and an evil sorcerer (Colin Farrell). Also with Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo and Johnny Depp. Directed by David Yates. [2:13]

A Monster Calls [2016] [PG-13] - 1.4.1
A boy (Lewis MacDougall) struggling with the terminal illness of his mother befriends a tree monster (with the voice of Liam Neeson) that helps him prepare for the loss by telling him three fantastical stories. Adapted from the children's novel by Patrick Ness. Also with Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones and Toby Kebbell. Directed by J.A. Bayona. [1:48]

Patriots Day [2016] [R] - 2.8.10
Based on the actual events of two bombs exploding during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013: A police officer stationed near the explosions (Mark Wahlberg), an FBI agent (Kevin Bacon), and the Boston Police Commissioner (John Goodman) ask survivors, first responders, and the public to help them catch the two terrorists who planted the bombs. Also with J.K. Simmons, Jimmy O. Yang, Vincent Curatola and Alex Wolff. Directed by Peter Berg. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Chinese with English subtitles. [2:10]

Silence [2017] [R] - 2.8.2
Two 17th-century Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) travel to Japan searching for their missing teacher (Liam Neeson). This is a time when Christianity was outlawed and severe punishment and death were employed to deter the Japanese population from converting to it. Also with Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds, Issei Ogata, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yoshi Oida and Yôsuke Kubozuka. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Lines of dialogue are spoken in Chinese and Japanese and some are not translated or subtitled; several lines of dialogue are spoken in Latin with no translation or subtitles. [2:41]

20th Century Women [2016] [R] - 6.3.5
Set in the late 1970s in Santa Barbara, California, the single mother (Annette Bening) of a teenage boy struggles with how to raise him to be a good man while also trying to deal with her relationships. Also with Elle Fanning, Alia Shawkat, Laura Wiggins, Billy Crudup and Greta Gerwig. Directed by Mike Mills. [1:58]

Why Him? [2016] [R] - 6.4.10
A Michigan man (Bryan Cranston) with business problems reluctantly takes his wife (Megan Mullally) and teen son (Griffin Glick) to visit his daughter (Zoey Deutch), who's studying at Stanford University, for Christmas. While there the overprotective father discovers that his daughter's rich techie boyfriend (James Franco) is a profane nonconformist with odd associates. Also with Keegan-Michael Key, Cedric the Entertainer and the voice of Kaley Cuoco. Directed by John Hamburg. [1:51]

April

April 4

Office Christmas Party [2016] [R] - 8.4.10
A dedicated company CEO (Jennifer Aniston) becomes disgusted with her brother (T.J. Miller) when he concentrates on partying instead of working. She tries to close him down, but he recruits his tech officer (Jason Bateman) to host a monumental office Christmas party and catch a high-powered client who will save all their jobs. Also with Kate McKinnon, Olivia Munn, Vanessa Bayer and Rob Corddry. Directed by Josh Gordon & Will Speck. A line of dialogue is spoken in Russian with English subtitles and a German song is not translated. [1:45]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [2016] [PG-13] - 1.5.1
In a desperate effort to disable the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate planet killing weapon of total destruction, a young rebel (Felicity Jones) is sent to find a man who can lead her to her father, the designer of the Death Star. Also with Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen and Jimmy Smits. Directed by Gareth Edwards. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in an alien language with English subtitles. [2:14]

April 11

The Bye Bye Man [2017] [PG-13] - 5.8.5
After moving into a creepy old house, three people begin to experience strange events; and as their reality shifts and they are convinced that they are going mad, they each realize that there is only one way to escape the evil that has been unleashed. Also with Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Michael Trucco, Jenna Kanell, Erica Tremblay, Faye Dunaway and Carrie-Anne Moss. Directed by Stacy Title. [1:36]

Hidden Figures [2016] [PG] - 1.3.3
Based on true events: The film relates the untold story of the impact female African-American mathematicians and engineers had on the space race during the early 1960s. With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge and Glen Powell. Directed by Theodore Melfi. [2:07]

Monster Trucks [2017] [PG] - 1.3.1
While drilling for oil three creatures are released from their deep Earth world and a young man (Lucas Till) works to get them back to their home safely, despite the efforts of unscrupulous men bent on poisoning their home. Also with Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper, Rob Lowe and Danny Glover. Directed by Chris Wedge. [1:54]

April 18

Sleepless [2017] [R] - 5.8.10
Two Las Vegas police detectives (Jamie Foxx and T.I.) have shady connections with a drug cartel. When they steal cocaine from a drug dealer, the 15-year-old son of one of the detectives is kidnapped in retaliation and in a frantic night-long search, the boy's father confronts police officials on the cartel payroll, casino drug dealers, hit men and gangsters. Also with Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, Gabrielle Union and Scoot McNairy. Directed by Baran bo Odar. [1:36]

Split [2017] [PG-13] - 4.7.5
Three young women are abducted and held by a man (James McAvoy) who seems to exhibit the symptoms of dissociative identity disorder. The women learn that their abductor currently has 23 personalities and a 24th, referred to as The Beast, will be unleashed soon. Also with Sebastian Arcelus, Betty Buckley, Izzie Coffey, Brad William Henke, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula and Anya Taylor-Joy. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. [1:57]

April 25

La La Land [2016] [PG-13] - 3.2.5
A musical set in LA, where a struggling actress (Emma Stone) on the brink of throwing it all in meets a jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) whose dream is to open his own jazz club. Also with J.K. Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Jason Fuchs, John Legend, Sonoya Mizuno and Callie Hernandez. Directed by Damien Chazelle. [2:08]

Underworld: Blood Wars [2017] [R] - 6.8.5
In this fifth sequel a vampire death dealer (Kate Beckinsale) confronts a large pack of werewolves, as well as enemy vampires. She finds useful alliances in a vampire-wolf hybrid (Theo James) and a Nordic Coven leader (Peter Andersson), who aid her in plans to end the eternal blood feud between the wolves and the vampires. Also with Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver, Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James and Charles Dance. Directed by Anna Foerster. [1:32]


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May

May 2

The Comedian [2017] [R] - 4.4.10
A man (Robert De Niro) trying to distance himself from a long time TV role hits the stand-up circuit, with mixed results. He finds that dealing with hecklers, bloggers, going viral and fatherhood are very difficult to manage. Also with Leslie Mann, Cloris Leachman, Danny DeVito, Harvey Keitel, Edie Falco, Billy Crystal, Patti LuPone, Hannibal Buress, Charles Grodin, Gilbert Gottfried, Brett Butler and Jimmie Walker. Directed by Taylor Hackford. [1:59]

A Dog's Purpose [2017] [PG] - 2.4.1
A dog (voiced by Josh Gad) lives several lives in various forms and with a number of human companions while trying to determine the meaning and purpose of canine existence. Also with Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, K.J. Apa, Logan Miller, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby and Bryce Gheisar. Directed by Lasse Hallström. [2:00]

Gold [2017] [R] - 6.4.10
Based on a true story: A struggling precious metals dealer (Matthew McConaughey) and a geologist (Edgar Ramirez) travel to Indonesia in search of a lucrative gold mine. While they do discover gold, they must navigate the difficult worlds of Wall Street investors and the Indonesian government. Also with Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Bruce Greenwood, Craig T. Nelson and Stacy Keach. Directed by Stephan Gaghan. A few lines of dialogue are in an Indonesian language with English subtitles. [2:00]

The Red Turtle [2016] [PG] - 3.3.0
This animated adventure tells the story of a man marooned on an isolated island and how after a large red turtle transforms into a woman, they fall in love and start a family. Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit. There is no real dialogue in the film, only exclamations. [1:20]

Rings [2017] [PG-13] - 4.6.3
The infamous video that causes the death of the watcher seven days after it is viewed resurfaces in this third sequel and wreaks havoc on a college campus when it is incorporated into a lab experiment. With Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D'Onofrio, Aimee Teegarden and Bonnie Morgan. Directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez. [1:42]

May 9

Fifty Shades Darker [2017] [R] - 10.4.5
The follow-up to the steamy romance between a wealthy man (Jamie Dornan) with a dark past and a woman (Dakota Johnson) trying to figure out the pieces to the puzzle of his heart. Also with Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Max Martini, Bruce Altman, Kim Basinger and Marcia Gay Harden. Directed by James Foley. [1:58]

May 16

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter [2017] [R] - 3.8.3
In this sixth sequel humanity continues to face extinction in a zombie apocalypse as a woman (Milla Jojovich) is betrayed by a villain (Shawn Roberts). She gathers the few remaining humans and fights zombies, as well as unanticipated new mutants. Also with Ruby Rose, Ali Larter, Eolin Macken, William Levy and Iain Glen. Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. [1:47]

The Space Between Us [2017] [PG-13] - 3.4.3
In 2018 the first Martian colony leader (Janet Montgomery) dies in childbirth and her son (Asa Butterfield) becomes the first human to be raised on another planet. As a 16-year-old he starts communicating secretly with an Earth girl (Britt Robertson), he falls in love with her and travels to meet her and search for his father. However, he finds his organs quickly deteriorating in Earth's unfamiliar environment. Also with Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino and B.D. Wong. Directed by Peter Chelsom. [2:00]

xXx: Return of Xander Cage [2017] [PG-13] - 4.6.5
Called out of exile by the CIA, an xXx agent (Vin Diesel) mobilizes a team of daredevils to find and destroy a weapon called Pandora's Box, which controls all the satellites orbiting Earth. A super villain (Donnie Yen) wants to use it to destroy the world. Also with Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by D.J. Caruso. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in Chinese, Spanish and other languages with English subtitles. [1:47]

May 23

Get Out [2017] [R] - 3.8.9
A young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya) travels to the home of his white girlfriend's (Allison Williams) family and becomes increasingly wary of the behavior of all the people around him. Also with LilRel Howery, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Lakeith Stanfield and Stephen Root. Directed by Jordan Peele. [1:43]

The Great Wall [2017] [PG-13] - 1.7.3
Two men (Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal) stumble upon The Great Wall of China, which is defended by a huge army of highly-trained soldiers that are preparing for a battle with an unknown entity. The men must decide whether to stay and fight or run away. Also with Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau and Hanyu Zhang. Directed by Yimou Zhang. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Chinese with English subtitles.[1:43]

Logan [2017] [R] - 5.8.10
In 2029 the Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is in exile, but finds a young girl (Dafne Keen) whose powers seem to match his. He must protect her, as well as his mentor (Patrick Stewart) from the nefarious plans of criminals from the X-Men's past. Also with Stephan Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by James Mangold. Many lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish without translation. [2:21]

Rock Dog [2017] [PG] - 1.3.1
A Tibetan mastiff dog (voiced by Luke Wilson) goes against his father's (voiced by J.K. Simmons) wishes and travels to the big city to become a Rock 'N' Roll musician and meet a famous rocker (voiced by Eddie Izzard). Also with the voices of Lewis Black, Kenan Thompson, Mae Whitman, Jorge Garcia, Matt Damon and Sam Elliot. Directed by Ash Brannon. [1:20]

May 30

Before I Fall [2017] [PG-13] - 5.4.5
After dying, a young woman (Zoey Deutch) relives her last day repeatedly. Not clear about what is happening, she eventually figures out what she must do to be freed from this unending loop. Also with Halston Sage, Kian Lawley, Elena Kampouris, Cynthy Wu, Medalion Rahimi, Erica Tremblay and Liv Hewson. Directed by Ry Russo-Young. [1:39]

Collide [2017] [PG-13] - 5.6.5
When his girlfriend (Felicity Jones) cannot afford an organ transplant in Germany, a man (Nicholas Hoult) plans a cocaine heist for cash, but runs afoul of an eccentric drug lord (Anthony Hopkins). Also with Marwan Kenzari and Ben Kingsley. Directed by Eran Creevy. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in German with English subtitles. [1:39]

Fist Fight [2017] [R] - 6.6.10
On the last day before summer vacation a mild-mannered high school English teacher (Charlie Day) tries to remain calm during senior pranks and impending job loss. Then he inadvertently offends another teacher (Ice Cube), who demands a schoolyard fight after the closing bell. Also with Tracy Morgan, Christina Hendricks, Jillian Bell and Dean Norris. Directed by Richie Keen. [1:31]

The Shack [2017] [PG-13] - 1.5.1
After his young daughter is murdered, a man (Sam Worthington) becomes depressed and questions his faith. A strange letter without postage arrives, urging him to return to the shack where the murder happened. He arrives at the shack and steps through a door to a supernatural realm. Also with Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene, Radha Mitchell, Aviv Alush, Sumire Matsubara and Alice Braga. Directed by Stuart Hazeldine. [2:12]

June

June 6

Beauty and the Beast [2017] [PG] - 2.4.1
Live action remake of the 1991 Disney animated feature: A small French village is home to a bookish, kind and unusual girl (Emma Watson) and her inventor father (Kevin Kline), who encounters a nobleman (Dan Stevens) that has been cursed to spend his life looking gruesome unless someone falls in love with him. Also with Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Hattie Morahan, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Nathan Mack, Audra McDonald, Stanley Tucci and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Directed by Bill Condon. [2:09]

A Cure for Wellness [2017] [R] - 8.8.5
A Wall Street investment firm sends one of its junior executives (Dane DeHaan) to an isolated sanatorium in the Swiss Alps to bring back their CEO (Harry Groener). Once there, the executive questions the spa's miracle cures and is prevented from leaving. Also with Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Adrian Schiller, Celia Imrie and Ashok Mandanna. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in German without translation or subtitles. [2:26]

A United Kingdom [2016] [PG-13] - 3.3.2
Based on a true story from 1947: an African prince (David Oyelowo) struggles to move his people away from the rule of monarchs and toward democracy while also fighting the British and their control over his marriage to a white woman (Rosamund Pike). Also with Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael, Terry Pheto and Jessica Oyelowo. Directed by Amma Asante. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Setswana with English subtitles. [1:51]

June 13

John Wick: Chapter 2 [2017] [R] - 4.9.5
In this sequel, a former assassin (Keanu Reeves) plans a low-profile retirement but is recalled to action when an Italian gangster (Riccardo Scamarcio) demands a favor. The assassin reluctantly travels to Rome to kill the ruthless leader (Claudia Gerini) of a dangerous crime family. Also with Common, Laurence Fishburne, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo and Ian McShane. Directed by Chad Stahelski. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Italian, Russian, Hebrew and American Sign Language with English subtitles. [2:02]

The LEGO Batman Movie [2017] [PG] - 1.3.2
In the Lego universe an angry Batman (voiced by Will Arnett) reluctantly goes on a personal quest: He must learn the basics of teamwork and friendship to save Gotham City from The Joker (voiced by Zach Galifianakis) and his villainous army, with the help of Robin (voiced by Michael Cera) and Batgirl (voiced by Rosario Dawson). Also with the voices of Ralph Fiennes, Mariah Carey and Jenny Slate. Directed by Chris McKay. [1:46]

Table 19 [2017] [PG-13] - 5.2.5
When a woman's (Anna Kendrick) boyfriend of 2 years (Wyatt Russell) breaks up with her, she is taken out of the bridal party of her oldest friend. Now she has to try to make the best of the situation, while seeing her ex with another woman and being seated with the undesirable invitees at table 19. Also with Stephen Merchant, Amanda Crew, Lisa Kudrow, Maria Thayer, Craig Robinson, Tony Revolori, June Squibb and Thomas Cocquerel. Directed by Jeffrey Blitz. [1:27]

June 20

Life [2017] [R] - 1.7.7
Six astronauts on a space station discover a nascent Martian lifeform that may endanger humans. Led by the science officer (Ryan Reynolds) and the medical officer (Jake Gyllenhaal), the dwindling station crew must find a way to keep the alien from invading Earth. Also with Rebecca Ferguson, Hiroyuki Sanada, Olga Dihovichnaya and Ariyon Bakare. Directed by Daniel Espinosa. [1:43]

June 27

CHIPS [2017] [R] - 8.7.10
Based on the TV series: A rookie highway patrolman (Dax Shepard) is partnered with an undercover FBI agent (Michael Peña) and together they investigate a string of robberies and potentially dirty cops. Also with Jessica McNamee, Adam Brody, Ryan Hansen, Kristen Bell, Jamie Bock, Justin Chatwin, Cameron Cruz, Clay Cullen and Vincent D'Onofrio. Directed by Dax Shepard. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish with English subtitles. [1:40]

Power Rangers [2017] [PG-13] - 2.5.4
Based on the TV franchise: When five teenagers find glowing coins in a gold mine, they are imbued with superpowers and begin to understand that they now have the responsibility of saving the planet from an evil entity. With Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G., Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston and Bill Hader. Directed by Dean Israelite. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in an alien language with English subtitles and a few are spoken in Chinese with English subtitles. [2:04]

T2 Trainspotting [2017] [R] - 9.6.10
Sequel to the 1996 black comedy about drugs: A man (Ewan McGregor) returns home to Scotland after 20 years abroad to reunite with old friends, whose lives have been challenging with addiction and money problems. Also with Robert Carlyle, Steven Robertson, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Shirley Henderson. Directed by Danny Boyle. [1:57]

July

July 4

The Zookeeper's Wife [2017] [PG-13] - 6.6.1
Set in the period between 1939 and '45 and based on a true story about the keepers of the Warsaw, Poland zoo and their efforts to save hundreds of Jews from the invading Nazis. With Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton and Val Maloku. Directed by Niki Caro. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in German and Hebrew with no translation. [2:04]

July 11

The Fate of the Furious [2017] [PG-13] - 4.6.5
The team from the first 7 installments returns to battle cyber terror and are tested to their limits when they find themselves in a battle against one of their own. With Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Luke Evans, Elsa Pataky, Kristofer Hivju and Scott Eastwood. A few lines of dialogue are in Spanish and Russian with English subtitles. Directed by F. Gary Gray. [2:16]

Norman [2017] [R] - 2.4.5
A Jewish promoter (Richard Gere) befriends a rising Israeli politician (Lior Ashkenazi) by giving him a pair of impressively expensive shoes. When the man later becomes the Israeli prime minister, the American gains influence in the New York Jewish community, but cannot keep up with their demands. Also with Michael Sheen, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi, Hank Azaria, Josh Charles and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Directed by Joseph Cedar. Several lines of dialogue are in Hebrew with English subtitles and a few lines are in Hebrew or Yiddish without translation. [1:58]

Smurfs: The Lost Village [2017] [PG] - 1.3.1
An evil wizard (voiced by Rainn Wilson) uses Smurfette (voiced by Demi Lovato) to lead him to the Lost Village, where he can capture Smurfs and villagers to extract their special power for his own use. He is surprised by magical creatures and unexpected resistance when Smurfs unite against him. Also with the voices of Danny Pudi, Joe Manganiell, Jack McBrayer, Michelle Rodriguez, Mandy Patinkin and Julia Roberts. Directed by Kelly Asbury. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in nonsense syllables by insects and animals and have no translation. [1:30]

July 18

Free Fire [2017] [R] - 3.8.10
In 1970s Boston, a black-market arms deal between the IRA and South Africans goes haywire and the result is an interminable shootout in an abandoned warehouse; the arms broker (Brie Larson) responsible for setting up the deal and her sidekick (Armie Hammer) attempt to survive the ordeal by using their arsenal of weapons. Also with Cillian Murphy, Sharlto Copley, Michael Smiley, Enzo Cilenti, Noah Taylor, Jack Reynor and Babou Ceesay. Directed by Ben Wheatley. [1:30]

Kong: Skull Island [2017] [PG-13] - 2.7.5
Set in 1973 as the Vietnam War comes to a close: a group of scientists accompanied by a military security force travels to a never-before mapped island surrounded by electrical storms and magnetic interference. The giant animals they find when they arrive have them running for their lives. With Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, John Ortiz, Tian Jing and Toby Kebbell. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. [2:00]

The Promise [2017] [PG-13] - 4.7.3
Based on real events from the 1915 Armenian Genocide: A medical student (Oscar Isaac) falls in love with a dancer (Charlotte Le Bon), who's dating an American reporter (Christian Bale) who is investigating the Ottoman persecution of Armenians. As the genocide begins, the members of the love triangle decide to fight together for the Armenian resistance. Also with Daniel Giménez Cacho, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Rade Šerbedžija. Directed by Terry George. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in German with no translation, and a few additional lines are spoken in Armenian, a Turkish dialect, and French with English subtitles. [2:14]

July 25

The Boss Baby [2017] [PG] - 1.3.1
Baby Corp sends a secret-agent baby (voiced by Alec Baldwin) to investigate Puppy Corp in order to stop its dogs from stealing love from infants and thereby save the baby business. Placed with parents (voiced by Jimmy Kimmel and Lisa Kudrow), the little agent works reluctantly with their young son (voiced by Miles Bakshi) to solve the problem. Also with the voices of Steve Buscemi and Tobey Maguire. Directed by Tom McGrath. Several Elvis impersonators mumble gibberish accompanied by English subtitles. [1:37]

Ghost in the Shell [2017] [PG-13] - 4.7.4
In the near future a woman (Scarlett Johansson) awakens in a laboratory to find herself in a cybernetic body she cannot feel, and also devoid of memories. Trained and put into service as an anti-terror specialist, she searches for the truth about her past. Also with Pilou Asbaek, "Beat" Takeshi Kitano, Michael Carmen Pitt, Juliette Binoche, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Peter Ferdinando, Kaori Momoi, Anamaria Marinca, Daniel Henshall, Lasarus Ratuere and Yutaka Izumihara. Directed by Rupert Sanders. Several lines of dialogue are in Japanese with English subtitles. [1:46]

Gifted [2017] [PG-13] - 3.3.5
After his sister's death, a man (Chris Evans) takes custody of her young daughter (Mckenna Grace) who appears to be gifted in math. Once discovered, the man's estranged mother (Lindsay Duncan) decides that she knows what's best for the child and sues her son for custody. Also with Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer, Michael Kendall Kaplan and Glenn Plummer. Directed by Marc Webb. [1:41]

Unforgettable [2017] [R] - 7.7.5
A man and a woman (Geoff Stults and Rosario Dawson) start a new life together and all is well until his former wife (Katherine Heigl) decides she can't let go of her life with him. Also with Cheryl Ladd, Whitney Cummings, Robert Wisdom, Simon Kassianides and Isabella Kai Rice. Directed by Denise Di Novi. [1:40]

August

August 1

The Circle [2017] [PG-13] - 4.3.5
An eager new employee (Emma Watson) becomes a customer experience representative for the world's largest social media firm, The Circle. The company's founder (Tom Hanks) encourages her to participate in cutting edge research that increases her enthusiasm, but as the experiment evolves, she begins to see that all her decisions affect everyone she knows, destroying privacy and freedom. Also with John Boyega, Glenne Headly, Bill Paxton, Karen Gillan and Patton Oswalt. Directed by James Ponsoldt. Several short text messages in several languages are shown without translations. [1:50]

Going In Style [2017] [PG-13] - 3.3.5
Remake of the George Burns 1979 comedy: Three retired men (Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin) lose their pensions when the company they worked for dissolves the fund and moves production to another country. Unable to make ends meet on their meager government checks, they decide to take matters into their own hands and rob a bank. Also with Ann-Margret, Joey King, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Serafinowicz, Matt Dillon and Kenan Thompson. Directed by Zach Braff. [1:36]

The Lovers [2017] [R] - 7.3.6
An aging suburban couple (Deborah Winger and Tracy Letts) in a decades-old marriage have extramarital affairs and plan to divorce. Then they suddenly fall in love again, with each other. Also with Aiden Gillen, Melora Walters, Tyler Ross and Jessica Sula. Directed by Azazel Jacobs. [1:34]

The Ottoman Lieutenant [2017] [R] - 6.7.1
In 1915 an American nurse (Hera Hilmar) travels to eastern Turkey to volunteer at a hospital. She falls in love with her escort (Michiel Huisman), a Turkish army officer, while a doctor at the hospital (Josh Hartnett) falls in love with her and WWI is soon upon them. Also with Ben Kingsley, Haluk Bilginer, Affif Ben Badra, Paul Barrett and Jessica Turner. Directed by Joseph Ruben. A couple of lines of dialogue are spoken in Turkish with English subtitles. [1:46]

Phoenix Forgotten [2017] [PG-13] - 1.4.4
According to the plot, on the night of March 13, 1997 unknown lights in a V-pattern moved across Phoenix skies near a military base and three teens (Chelsea Lopez, Florence Hartigan and Luke Spencer Roberts) drove into the desert with a video camera to document the incident. The teens disappeared and 20 years later new evidence begins a new investigation. Also with Justin Matthews, Clint Jordan and Cyd Strittmatter. Directed by Justin Barber. [1:30]

August 8

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul [2017] [PG] - 2.3.1
A road trip to visit grandma on her 90th birthday does not prove popular with all family members, especially since all electronic devices are confiscated by the mom (Alicia Silverstone) in an attempt to spend a little time unplugged. Several mishaps and complications ensue. Also with Jason Drucker, , Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos, Dylan Walters and Wyatt Walters. Directed by David Bowers. A couple of lines of dialogue are in Spanish with English subtitles. [1:31]

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword [2017] [PG-13] - 3.7.5
A retelling of the old English legend: Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) is raised in a brothel after his father, the king, is murdered by his uncle (Jude Law) and is unaware of his royal bloodline. When he is the only young man able to free the mystical sword left in a stone by his father he must decide whether to accept his new role. Also with Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Eric Bana, Aidan Gillen, Freddie Fox, Craig McGinlay, Tom Wu, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Neil Maskell, Annabelle Wallis and Bleu Landau. Directed by Guy Ritchie. [2:06]

Snatched [2017] [R] - 8.5.8
An impulsive (Amy Schumer) is dumped by her boyfriend the night before the start of their South American vacation and she convinces her overprotective mother (Goldie Hawn) to go with her instead. However, the bickering duo is caught in chaos instead of exotic attractions. Also with Joan Cusack, Christopher Meloni, Ike Barinholtz, Óscar Jaenada and Wanda Sykes. Directed by Jonathan Levine. Several lines of dialogue in Spanish and one phrase in Klingon are not translated. [1:37]

August 15

Alien: Covenant [2017] [R] - 5.9.8
In this second prequel, a team of spacefaring married couples discovers the lethal alien species on an Earth-like planet. With the help of two androids (Michael Fassbender), the team leader (Katherine Waterston) pursues a battle against the creatures and also discovers a saboteur. Also with Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Damian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Jesse Smollett and Callie Hernandez. Directed by Ridley Scott. [2:03]

Everything, Everything [2017] [PG-13] - 5.3.3
A teenage girl (Amandla Stenberg) has spent her whole life in her home and away from anything that could make her sick and potentially kill her by overtaxing her fragile immune system. Although longing to go outside, she is content until a new neighbor (Nick Robinson) inspires her to want to experience everything that she has been missing. Also with Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera, Taylor Hickson, Danube Hermosillo and Sage Brocklebank. Directed by Stella Meghie. [1:36]

How to Be a Latin Lover [2017] [PG-13] - 5.3.4
After 25 years of marriage a man (Eugenio Derbez) finds himself both single and without an income. He convinces his estranged sister (Salma Hayek) to take him in while he looks for a new wealthy wife. Also with Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell, Raphael Alejandro, Michael Cera, Rob Corddry, Mckenna Grace, Rob Huebel, Rob Riggle, Raquel Welch and Linda Lavin. Directed by Ken Marino. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish with English subtitles. [1:55]

August 22

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 [2017] [PG-13] - 3.6.4
After saving the universe in their first outing, the Guardians are hired to tackle a space monster, while continuing their quest to discover who Peter's (Chris Pratt) father really is. Also with Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, the voice of Vin Diesel, the voice of Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell. Directed by James Gunn. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Groot with translation by others. [2:16]

August 29

My Cousin Rachel [2017] [PG-13] - 6.3.5
A man (Sam Claflin) seeks revenge after the death of his beloved guardian and believes that the woman (Rachel Weisz) his uncle fell in love with was responsible for his death. However, in the process of determining the truth, he falls in love with her himself. Adapted from Daphne du Maurier's novel. Also with Iain Glen, Holliday Grainger, Poppy Lee Friar, Andrew Knott, Andrew Havill, Vicki Pepperdine and Katherine Pearce. Directed by Roger Michell. [1:46]


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September

September 5

All Eyez on Me [2017] [R] - 7.7.10
Biopic that follows the life and career of the late Tupac Shakur -- rapper, poet, actor and social activist (Demetrius Shipp Jr.) from his childhood in Harlem to fame to his murder in 1996. Also with Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper, Kadida Jones and Danai Gurira. Directed by Benny Boom. [2:20]

Megan Leavey [2017] [PG-13] - 3.5.5
Based on a true story: A socially awkward USMC corporal (Kate Mara) trains a military combat dog that is too aggressive for anyone else to handle. She and the dog succeed in over 100 missions in Iraq, but when an IED explodes, their injuries and a separation put them both in jeopardy. Also with Bradley Whitford, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Common, Edie Falco and Will Patton. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. [1:56]

Paris Can Wait [2017] [PG] - 2.2.3
A married woman (Diane Lane) is left in Cannes by her husband (Alec Baldwin) when he must solve a crisis on a film set in Budapest. The man's business associate takes it upon himself to drive the woman to Paris, but is not much for a straight through drive and instead he stops frequently to share some of the most beautiful scenery, food and experiences that France has to offer. Also with Arnaud Viard, Linda Gegusch and Élodie Navarre. Directed by Eleanor Coppola. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in French with no subtitles. [1:32]

September 12

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie [2017] [PG] - 2.3.2
Animated feature based on the popular children's book series: Two boys (with the voices of Kevin Hart and Thomas Middleditch) are threatened with separation when their angry principal (voiced by Ed Helms) figures that it would be the best way to stop their pranks and destroy their friendship. Also with the voices of Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele and Kristen Schaal. Directed by David Soren. [1:29]

It Comes at Night [2017] [R] - 4.6.6
During a presumably post-apocalyptic era, a family struggles to survive an epidemic and are afraid inviting a young family into their isolated, protected home. Also with Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Griffin Robert Faulkner, David Pendleton and Mikey. Directed by Trey Edward Shults. [1:37]

The Mummy [2017] [PG-13] - 3.7.3
In this franchise reboot an ancient Egyptian princess (Sofia Boutella) awakens from a prison crypt far beneath the desert, bent on revenge for her murder and usurpation of her throne. Transported to America, she encounters a military officer (Tom Cruise) and a scientist (Annabelle Wallis). Also with Russell Crowe, Jake Johnson and Courtney B. Vance. Directed by Alex Kurtzman. Several lines of dialogue are in ancient Egyptian with English subtitles. [1:50]

September 19

The Big Sick [2017] [R] - 4.4.10
A Pakistani-American comedian (Kumail Ninjiani) is torn between the traditions of his Muslim parents (Anupam Kher and Zenobia Shroff) and finding a marriage partner. After losing his true love (Zoe Kazan), he learns that she is in a medical coma and his odyssey begins. Also with Adeel Akhtar, Ray Romano, Holly Hunter Bo Burnham, Kurt Braunohler and Aidy Bryant. Directed by Michael Showalter. The film includes several lines of dialogue in Urdu with English subtitles. [1:55]

Wonder Woman [2017] [PG-13] - 4.6.1
Set during WWI: Raised on a secret island to be a warrior, the princess of the Amazons Diana (Gal Gadot) meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the raging worldwide conflict. She then feels compelled to try and stop the war with the help of her sword, shield and magic lasso. Also with Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock, Lucy Davis, Elena Anaya and Lilly Aspell. Directed by Patty Jenkins. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in several languages with either English subtitles or translation. [2:21]

September 26

47 Meters Down [2017] [PG-13] - 2.6.5
Two adventurous sisters (Mandy Moore and Clair Holt) vacation in Mexico and plan to swim with sharks. Diving underwater in a steel shark cage, they face great whites in safety but when their cage breaks away from their boat, they plunge further into the deep, their oxygen runs low, and they become desperate for help. Also with Chris J. Johnson, Yani Gellman, Santiago Segura and Matthew Modine. Directed by Johannes Roberts. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish and are not translated. [1:29]

Transformers: The Last Knight [2017] [PG-13] - 2.6.4
In this fourth sequel evil Transformers battle humans and autobots to conquer the Earth. To save Earth a mechanic (Mark Wahlberg), a little girl (Isabela Moner), and a professor (Laura Haddock) ally with autobots and a mysterious old man (Anthony Hopkins) to apply the secrets of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table to their situation. Also with Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci and the voices of John Goodman, Ken Watanabe, Omar Sy and Peter Cullen. Directed by Michael Bay. A few phrases are spoken in French and an alien language without subtitles. [2:28]

October

October 3

A Ghost Story [2017] [R] - 3.4.5
After dying, a man (Casey Affleck) returns to his home as a white sheeted ghost and he watches his wife (Rooney Mara) deal with her grief as he longs to somehow reach her. Unable to do so, he spots another ghost in a sheet in a neighboring house. Also with McColm Cephas Jr. and Kenneisha Thompson. Directed by David Lowery. Dead people covered by sheets communicate without words accompanied by subtitles. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish with no subtitles or translation. [1:32]

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales [2017] [PG-13] - 4.7.3
A ghost pirate ship pursues Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) destroying any ship in its path, while he searches out the Trident of Poseidon, which is said to bestow the owner with control of the seas. Also with Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom, Paul McCartney and Kaya Scodelario. Directed by Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg. [2:09]

October 10

Baby Driver [2017] [R] - 4.7.10
A man (Ansel Egort) with tinnitus from a childhood accident has to constantly listen to music to distract himself and this peculiar routine helps him become an expert getaway driver for a sophisticated robbery ringleader (Kevin Spacey). When the driver falls in love with a waitress (Lily James), he wants to start a new life, but his boss won't let him. Also with Eiza González, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx and Jon Bernthal. Directed by Edgar Wright. Two men speak to each other throughout the film with American Sign Language accompanied by English subtitles. [1:53]

The Beguiled [2017] [R] - 6.6.2
It's 1864 and a preteen girl takes an injured Union soldier (Colin Farrell) to her Southern all-female boarding school. As sexual tensions rise, girls and two women offer him companionship as they belittle one another and tempers flare. Also with Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Oona Laurence and Angourie Rice. Directed by Sofia Coppola. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in French with no subtitles or English translations. [1:34]

The House [2017] [R] - 6.7.10
A middle class couple (Will Farrell and Amy Poehler) loses a scholarship and cannot afford their daughter's college education. Hence, they join a neighbor (Jason Mantzoukas) in his underground casino operation and money piles high, but so do problems with a nosy policeman, a corrupt city council and feuding neighbors. Also with Nick Kroll, Jeremy Renner, Ryan Simpkins, Allison Tolman and Michaela Watkins. Directed by Andrew Jay Cohen. [1:28]

Maudie [2017] [PG-13] - 5.3.2
In the 1930s a woman (Sally Hawkins) struck with crippling arthritis runs away from her controlling aunt (Gabrielle Rose) to keep house for a rough-mannered fishmonger (Ethan Hawke). Living in a tiny house in Nova Scotia, the couple becomes famous when the arthritic woman cultivates her primitive artistic talent and sells several paintings. Also with Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett and Greg Malone. Directed by Aisling Walsh. [1:55]

October 17

Girls Trip [2017] [R] - 8.5.10
Four forty-something friends (Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Tiffany Haddish) travel to the NOLA Essence Music Festival to celebrate their friendship, with unexpected results. Also with Larenz Tate, Mike Colter, Kofi Siriboe and Kate Walsh. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. [2:00]

Spider-Man: Homecoming [2017] [PG-13] - 3.6.4
Having worked with a team of superheroes, teen Spider-Man (Tom Holland) goes to live with his aunt (Marisa Tomei). With help from a mentor (Robert Downey, Jr.), the teen develops his superhero identity, and soon gets the chance to use his powers to their fullest against an arch-villain (Michael Keaton). Also with Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Donald Glover and Tyne Daly. Directed by Jon Watts. Two lines of dialogue are spoken in Italian with subtitles. [2:13]

October 24

War for the Planet of the Apes [2017] [PG-13] - 1.6.2
In this third installment of the "Planet of the Apes" reboot, the chimpanzee leader (voiced by Andy Serkis) and his troop are in a war against humans led by a maniacal rogue colonel (Woody Harrelson). As apes die off, the fight is joined by a second army of humans, but acts of nature join the fray as well to determine the fate of Earth. Also with Amiah Miller and the voices of Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary and Judy Greer. Directed by Matt Reeves. Several apes and a young girl use sign language and grunts that are accompanied by English subtitles. [2:22]

October 31

The Dark Tower [2017] [PG-13] - 1.6.3
Adapted from the Stephen King series: A pre-teen boy (Tom Taylor) discovers an alternate world through his dreams and soon learns that he is the key to saving his own world with the help of a Gunslinger (Idris Elba). Also with Katheryn Winnick, Matthew McConaughey, Jackie Earle Haley, Abbey Lee, Nicholas Hamilton, Dennis Haysbert and Claudia Kim. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel. [1:35]

Kidnap [2017] [R] - 1.6.5
A woman's (Halle Berry) young son is kidnapped from a park, and she pursues the kidnappers and will allow nothing to get in her way. Also with Sage Correa, Chris McGinn, Lew Temple, Jason George, Christopher Berry and Arron Shiver. Directed by Luis Prieto. [1:34]

November

November 7

Cars 3 [2017] [G] - 0.2.1
Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) is back but faces a new generation of competitors that he fears he will never be able to beat. Hence, he resorts to some old-school training with the help of his friends. Also with the voices of Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy, Armie Hammer, Ray Magliozzi, Tony Shalhoub, Bonnie Hunt, Lea DeLaria, Kerry Washington and Bob Costas. Directed by Brian Fee. [1:49]

The Glass Castle [2017] [PG-13] - 5.6.5
Based on a memoir by Jeannette Walls: an alcoholic father (Woody Harrelson) becomes estranged from one of his daughters (Brie Larson) as he raises her and her siblings without enough resources, or emotional stability. Also with Naomi Watts, Ella Anderson, Chandler Head, Sarah Snook, Josh Caras, Brigette Lundy-Paine and Max Greenfield. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. [2:07]

Patti Cake$ [2017] [R] - 6.3.10
A young working class woman (Danielle Macdonald) stuck in her New Jersey hometown dreams of being discovered as the next great rap artist. Also with Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty, McCaul Lombardi and Patrick Brana. Directed by Geremy Jasper. [1:48]

November 14

Atomic Blonde [2017] [R] - 7.9.9
In 1989, before the end of the Cold War, an MI6 agent (Charlize Theron) uses her deadly skills to survive on a mission to Berlin. Assigned to work with the British station chief (James McAvoy), she must defeat foreign spies to capture a crucial list of double agents. Also with John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella and Toby Jones. Directed by David Leitch. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in German and Russian with English subtitles. [1:55]

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature [2017] [PG] - 1.3.1
When a greedy developer wants to take over a park and turn it into a profit making amusement park, the animals living there take matters into their own hands. With the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan, Isabela Moner, Peter Stormare, Bobby Cannavale, Bobby Moynihan, Jeff Dunham and Gabriel Iglesias. Directed by Cal Brunker. [1:31]

Wind River [2017] [R] - 6.7.7
Inspired by actual events: an officer of the Fish and Wildlife Service (Jeremy Renner) is asked to help in an FBI investigation of the murder of a young woman on a Native American reservation. Also with Kelsey Asbille, Julia Jones, Teo Briones, Apesanahkwat, Graham Greene, Elizabeth Olsen and Tantoo Cardinal. Directed by Taylor Sheridan. [1:47]

November 21

The Hitman's Bodyguard [2017] [R] - 4.8.10
A bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) down on his luck after failing to prevent the assassination of a high-powered client finds himself guarding a notorious hitman (Samuel L. Jackson) that's being transported to the Hague to testify against the Belarusian president (Gary Oldman). Also with Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung and Richard E. Grant. Directed by Patrick Hughes. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Japanese, Belarusian, French and Spanish and most are accompanied by English subtitles.[1:58]

Leap! [2017] [PG] - 1.2.1
Animated film about two orphans that escape from their orphanage and make their way to Paris, where they hope to achieve their dreams of becoming a ballet dancer and an inventor. With the voices of Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler, Mel Brooks and Kate McKinnon. Directed by Eric Summer & Éric Warin. [1:29]

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets [2017] [PG-13] - 4.5.3
Sci-Fi film set in the 28th century about two agents of the Ministry of Defense (Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne) that embark on an assignment, which involves a mystery that unless they can solve may doom the City of a Thousand Planets. Also with Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu and Sam Spruell. Directed by Luc Besson. [2:17]

November 28

Logan Lucky [2017] [PG-13] - 3.5.5
A divorced West Virginia father (Channing Tatum) loses his job because of a war injury and gathers his one-armed brother (Adam Driver) and his sister (Riley Keough) to steal money from the Charlotte Motor Speedway. They recruit a convicted explosives expert (Daniel Craig) and his two odd brothers to intercept the track's money transport system, while local jail prisoners create diversions. Also with Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes, Hilary Swank, Katherine Waterston and Sebastian Stan. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. [2:00]

Woodshock [2017] [R] - 2.5.6
Struggling to deal with her mother's illness and death, a woman (Kirsten Dunst) goes through her days pulling further away from the people around her and seeming less connected to reality. Also with Joe Cole, Pilou Asbæk, Steph DuVall, Jack Kilmer and Susan Traylor. Directed by Kate Mulleavy & Laura Mulleavy. [1:40]

December

December 5

American Assassin [2017] [R] - 6.8.8
A man (Dylan O'Brien) determined to avenge the murder of his fiancée joins an elite counter-terrorism group to track down those responsible and he is trained as an assassin by a former Navy SEAL (Michael Keaton). Also with David Suchet, Sanaa Lathan, Taylor Kitsch, Scott Adkins, Shiva Negar and Charlotte Vega. Directed by Michael Cuesta. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Turkish with English subtitles and others are written in Arabic with English subtitles; a few lines are spoken in Arabic with no translation. [1:51]

Despicable Me 3 [2017] [PG] - 2.3.1
Fired from the Anti-Villain League, a former villain (voiced by Steve Carrell) discovers he has a more successful twin brother (also voiced by Steve Carrell). The problem arises when the brother asks his sibling to join him in a new life of crime. Also with the voices of Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier and Nev Scharrel. Directed by Pierre Coffin & Kyle Balda. Several lines of dialogue and three songs are spoken in a made-up Minion language with a few French and English words added without subtitles. [1:31]

Jumanji [1995] [PG] - 1.5.3
Robin Williams is a man who, as a boy, was sucked into a game that spit him out into a jungle. Now, the jungle is brought back to 1995 New England. Also with Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst, Bradley Pierce, Bonnie Hunt, Bebe Neuwirth, David Alan Grier, Patricia Clarkson, Adam Hann-Byrd, Laura Bundy, James Handy, Gillian Barber, Brandon Obray, Cyrus Theideke and Gary Joseph Thorup. [1:44]

December 12

All Saints [2017] [PG] - 1.3.2
A paper salesman (John Corbett) becomes an Episcopalian priest and accepts an assignment to close a Tennessee church. After he sees the dwindling congregation accept 15 Karen refugee families from Burma and work with them to farm the property, he helps the church to become self-supporting. Also with Nelson Lee, Cara Buono, Barry Corbin and Gregory Allan Williams. Directed by Steve Gomer. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Karenic with English subtitles and a hymn is sung without translation. [1:48]

Detroit [2017] [R] - 5.8.10
Based on true events: The 12th Street Riot rocked Detroit in July 1967 and alleged sniper fire at the Algiers Motel caused the Detroit Police, the Michigan State Police and the National Guard to seize the motel. A small group of gung-ho police officers and their ring leader (Will Poulter) abusively interrogated guests and killed three men, while nine other men and two women were beaten and tortured. Also with John Boyega, Algee Smith, Jason Mitchell, John Krasinski, Hannah Murray and Anthony Mackie. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. [2:23]

Home Again [2017] [PG-13] - 4.3.4
A recently separated woman (Reese Witherspoon) with two young daughters takes in three young men trying to make their way in the movie business. When her former husband has second thoughts and shows up unannounced, the unorthodox family setup is in jeopardy. Also with Nat Wolff, Lake Bell, Michael Sheen, Pico Alexander, Candice Bergen, Eden Grace Redfield and Jon Rudnitsky. Directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer. [1:37]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle [2017] [R] - 6.8.10
The Kingsman organization is attacked and left with very few agents, and in a last ditch effort to figure out what happened, the British agents travel to Kentucky to decipher a message and seek help from their American counterparts. With Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Michael Gambon, Sophie Cookson, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Pedro Pascal and Elton John. Directed by Matthew Vaughn. [2:21]

December 19

Dunkirk [2017] [PG-13] - 0.6.5
During World War II, allied troops were stranded on the beaches of Dunkirk in the French front awaiting evacuation. German bombers began picking them off and the race to save them began. With Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Lee Armstrong, James Bloor, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Glynn-Carney, Tom Hardy and Jack Lowden. Directed by Christopher Nolan. [1:46]

The LEGO Ninjago Movie [2017] [PG] - 1.3.1
Animated movie about a boy and his group of Ninja friends who are trained to fight a warlord -- who also happens to be the boy's estranged father. With the voices of Jackie Chan, Dave Franco, Fred Armisen, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Peña, Abbi Jacobson, Zach Woods, David Burrows, Alex Kauffman and Justin Theroux. Directed by Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher & Bob Logan. [1:41]

Mother! [2017] [R] - 7.8.5
A parade of strangers shows up at a newly married woman's (Jennifer Lawrence) house and her older husband (Javier Bardem) is slow to explain their presence. As the visitors become a crowd of admirers of her husband's poetry, the woman loses control of her life. Also with Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Kristen Wiig, Jovan Adepo and Stephen McHattie. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. [2:00]

Stronger [2017] [R] - 6.6.10
Based on the true story of the treatment, recovery, and reluctant celebrity of a double amputee (Jake Gyllenhaal) injured in the Boston Marathon bombing of 2013. Also with Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson and Clancy Brown. Directed by David Gordon Green. [1:59]

Victoria & Abdul [2017] [PG-13] - 2.2.5
Set in the late 1880s: A platonic relationship develops between Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and an Indian man (Ali Fazal) and the film tracks the turmoil this relationship caused in the royal house, especially when the elderly queen appointed him as her personal confidant. Also with Tim Pigott-Smith, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Michael Gambon and Paul Higgins. Directed by Stephen Frears. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Hindi with English subtitles and a few lines are spoken in Urdu with no subtitles but translated. [1:51]

December 26

Flatliners [2017] [PG-13] - 5.6.5
A medical student (Ellen Page) persuades four classmates to experiment with dying and returning to life by using hospital equipment without permission. What they find is not what they expected when their sins come back to haunt them. Also with Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemons and Kiefer Sutherland. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev. [1:50]

The Mountain Between Us [2017] [PG-13] - 5.5.5
Two strangers (Idris Elba and Kate Winslet) share a small chartered airplane when commercial flights are fully booked, but their pilot does not file a flight plan and they soon crash on a snowy Utah mountain range. Now, they must fight nature and injuries to survive. Also with Dermot Mulroney and Beau Bridges. Directed by Hany Abu-Assad. [1:49]


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