In Our Theaters - Current Reviews
Week of February 17 to February 23
A CURE FOR WELLNESS R/Suspense/Dir: Gore Verbinski (Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth) An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel the spa’s terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests there longing for the cure.
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.
FIFTY SHADES DARKER R/Drama/Dir: James Foley (Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson) The sequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey” finds Anastasia confronting Christian’s former love. Meanwhile Christian fights the demons within himself.
FIST FIGHT R/Comedy/Dir: Richie Keen (Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan) One teacher gets another teacher fired. As a result, the fired teacher challenges the teacher who had him fired to a fight after school.
THE GREAT WALL PG-13/Action/Dir: Yimou Zhang (Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe) Hundreds of years ago, a Westerner travels to the Great Wall in China hoping to find a weapon he can bring back to the West. Instead, he finds the wall was built to protect humanity from terrifying monsters and he is now one of the chosen few selected to defeat these creatures.
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.
JACKIE R/Drama/Dir: Pablo Larraín (Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig) A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. The film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. We see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that they created and loved so well.
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 R/Action/Dir: Chad Stahelski (Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane) John Wick is forced to confront the fact that there’s a bounty on his head. He must go back to the criminal underworld to clear his name and settle the score once and for all.
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.
SPLIT PG-13/Thriller/Dir: M. Night Shyamalan (James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson) A man with 24 different personalities kidnaps three girls. In order for them to escape they must befriend the man’s good personalties while avoiding the bad ones.