In Our Theaters - Current Reviews
Week of October 21 to October 27
THE ACCOUNTANT R/Crime Drama/Dir: Gavin O’Connor (Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons) An accountant with some shady clients tries to steer himself away from his association with them. He takes on a large corporate account thinking this is better, only to find himself facing an even more troubling situation than the small-time crooks he is used to.
BRIDGET JONES’S BABY R/Romantic Comedy/Dir: Sharon Maguire (Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent) The further adventures of our heroine Bridget Jones. The scrappy publishing executive in London has more than foggy weather on her mind as a baby enters the picture.
DEEPWATER HORIZON PG-13/Drama/Dir: Peter Berg (Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin) The story of a group of people present on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster that fight for their lives during the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN R/Thriller/Dir: Tate Taylor (Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson) Emily is divorced and an alcoholic. To make herself feel better she rides a train by her old home and imagines what could have been. When a murder is introduced she must try and remember what she knew through the haze of a blackout. A psychological thriller, penned by British author Paula Hawkins.
IXCANUL NR/Drama/Dir: Jayro Bustamante (María Mercedes Coroy, María Telón, Manuel Antún) María, a 17-year-old Mayan girl, lives on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her, but her suitor must first spend months working in the city. It is a world María knows nothing of, but is forced to grapple with when problems arise.
JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK PG-13/Action/Dir: Edward Zwick (Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge) Jack Reacher is back and has discovered that an old friend is being framed by a rogue soldier that will kill anyone that gets too close. That leaves only one Jack Reacher to set things right.
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES PG-13/Comedy/Dir: Greg Mottola (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm) A boring suburban couple find out their new neighbors are actually spies. Shortly thereafter they find themselves caught up in espionage shenanigans and in way too deep with only their new neighbors to rescue them.
KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW? R/Comedy/Dirs: Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford (Kevin Hart, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle) Comedian Kevin Hart gives a stand-up routine in front of 50,000 people in his hometown of Philadelphia, PA.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN PG-13/Action/Dir: Antoine Fuqua (Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke) Seven rough-and-ready men band together to protect a small Old-West town from a greedy, evil businessman.
MAX STEEL PG-13/Action/Dir: Stewart Hendler (Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello) Teenager Max moves to a new town and discovers that his deceased father had been working on a strange new power source. Max accesses it and gains super-powers that he must use to save the world.
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN PG-13/Comedy/Dir: Tim Burton (Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson) When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. He gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers ... and their powerful enemies.
OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL PG-13/Horror/Dir: Mike Flanagan (Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso) In the late 1960s a widow and her two daughters run a scam business as fortune tellers. The scam goes awry when a real spirit is released and possesses the youngest girl.
QUEEN OF KATWE PG/Drama/Dir: Mira Nair (Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o) The true story of a young girl on the streets of Uganda whose world changes when she is introduced to the game of chess. Adapted from a book by sportswriter Tim Crothers.
SNOWDEN R/Drama/Dir: Oliver Stone (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo) The tale of Edward Snowden and his descion to leak NSA secrets to the world.
SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU PG/Drama/Dir: Richard Tanne (Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway) The movie recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson during a daylong date.
STORKS PG/Animated Family/Dirs: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland (Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer) Storks have given up delivering babies and now deliver packages. But when a baby is mistakenly brought into the mix, a new mission for one of the birds is created.
SULLY PG-13/Drama/Dir: Clint Eastwood (Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney) In 2009, the world witnessed Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed “Sully,” glide his disabled plane onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, afterwards an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy him.