In Our Theaters - Current Reviews
Week of March 17 to March 23
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST PG/Family/Dir: Bill Condon (Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans) A live action remake of the popular animated Disney film from 1991. Belle must save a cursed man and all around him with the power of love.
BEFORE I FALL PG-13/Drama/Dir: Ry Russo-Young (Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Cynthy Wu) A teenage girl spends a week reliving the last day of her life and getting to truly know everything and everyone around her before she goes forever.
A DOG’S PURPOSE PG/Drama/Dir: Lasse Hallström (Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton) Through the course of several lifetimes and many different masters, a dog tries to understand his purpose.
GET OUT R/Horror/Dir: Jordan Peele (Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford) A young black man goes with his white girlfriend to meet her family. What they discover is that her family is up to some very evil deeds and they are the next victims.
HIDDEN FIGURES PG/Drama/Dir: Theodore Melfi (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe) As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history – the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.
KEDI NR/Documentary/Dir: Ceyda Torun (Bulent Ustun) Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Claiming no owners, the cats live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame – and they bring joy and purpose to those people they choose to adopt. In Istanbul, cats are the mirrors to the people, allowing them to reflect on their lives in ways nothing else could.
KONG: SKULL ISLAND PG-13/Action/Dir: Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson) Once again men set out for a remote island in search of the unknown and once again they find a giant mad monkey: Kong.
THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE PG/Family/Dir: Chris McKay (Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson) Animated Batman done entirely in Lego has the Caped Crusader dealing with the Joker and an adopted boy.
LION PG-13/Drama/Dir: Garth Davis (Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara) A young boy in India gets lost while traveling and ends up on the wrong train and totally separated from his family. With no way to tell anyone where he is from, he is put up for adoption. An Australian family takes him and gives him a happy life. When he gets older, though, he wonders about his true family and sets off to find them.
LOGAN R/Action Drama/Dir: James Mangold (Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen) In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide-out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
THE SHACK PG-13/Drama/Dir: Stuart Hazeldine (Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw) After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips begins to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.