Released August 4 —

THE MESSENGER
Not Rated/Drama/Dir: Wladyslaw Pasikowski (Philippe Tlokinski, Julie Engelbrecht, Bradley James) Based on the true story of Jan Nowak, “the messenger from Warsaw.” As an emissary between the commanders of Poland’s resistance movement and the Polish government in exile in London at the height of the Second World War, he is smuggled out of Poland on a mission.

Recent Releases —

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
PG/Biography, Drama/Dir: Marielle Heller (Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper) Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in a tale of kindness triumphing over cynicism. After a jaded magazine writer is assigned to write a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism.

EMMA PG/Comedy/Dir: Autumn de Wilde (Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Bill Nighy) Filmmakers love Jane Austen! A highly stylized, color-saturated portrayal of handsome, clever and rich Emma, a “queen bee” who must navigate the challenges of growing up, misguided matches and romantic missteps to recognize the love that has been in front of her all along.

THE ETRUSCAN SMILE R/Drama/Dir: Oded Binnun, Mihal Brezis (Thora Birch, Brian Cox, Tim Matheson) A rugged old Scotsman reluctantly leaves his beloved, isolated Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment. He moves in with his estranged son, and his life is transformed through love for his baby grandson.

EXTRA ORDINARY R/Comedy/Dir: Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman (Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward, Will Forte) Rose, a sweet, lonely driving instructor in rural Ireland, has supernatural abilities. She tries to ignore constant requests from locals to exorcise possessed trash cans or haunted gravel. But when a washed-up one-hit-wonder rock star makes a pact with the devil for a return to greatness and causes a teenager to levitate, her terrified father asks Rose to help save his daughter.

KNIVES OUT PG-13/Comedy, Crime/Dir: Rian Johnson (Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis) When a famous crime novelist is found dead just after his 85th birthday, a star-studded assembly of relatives is sequestered at his estate while a mysterious detective probes to discover whodunit.

LITTLE WOMEN PG/Drama, Romance/Dir: Greta Gerwig (Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep) Drawing on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, this tale of four sisters in New England during the Civil War feels fresh. Alcott’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects on her life in a series of flashbacks.

MARRIAGE STORY R/Drama/Dir: Noah Baumbach (Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Greer) A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.

PALM SPRINGS R/Comedy/Dir: Max Barbakow (Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons) When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves or each other.

THINK LIKE A DOG PG/Family/Dir: Gil Junger (Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Gabriel Bateman) A 12-year-old tech prodigy’s science experiment goes awry and he forges a telepathic connection with his best friend, his dog. The two join forces and use their unique perspectives on life to comically overcome complications of family and school.

TROLLS WORLD TOUR PG/Animation/Dir: Walt Dohrn, David P. Smith (Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden) In a sequel to the 2014 “Trolls,” Poppy and Branch discover that they belong to one of six different Troll tribes living in six different lands. Each is devoted to a different kind of music: funk, country, techno, classical, pop and rock.

WILDLIFE PG-13/Drama/Dir: Paul Dano (Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould) Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry in 1960s Montana. Jerry loses his job and decides to join firefighters battling a wildfire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother’s struggle as she tries to keep her head above water.