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Arctic

Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale, "Hannibal") stars in this blunt survival tale about a researcher-explorer stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash. With icy nature closing in, he must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp in hopes of rescue or embark on a deadly trek through the unknown. Amazingly, Brazilian YouTube sensation Joe Penna strips away every ounce of narrative and visual flash for his writing-directing debut, producing a near-silent, bare bones anti-drama. 98 minutes PG-13. (Opens Thursday 2/21)
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Fighting With My Family

Brit Stephen Merchant ("The Office," "Extras") writes and directs this good-natured, big-hearted comedy-drama based on the true story of Saraya "Paige" Bevis (played here by Florence Pugh from Lady Macbeth). Bevis came from a family of professional wrestlers in Norfolk, England, and tried out for the WWE as a teenager alongside her brother—with the stipulation that only one of them would get a contract. Nick Frost, Lena Headey and Vince Vaughn round out the cast. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is also there, rather convincingly playing himself. 108 minutes PG-13. (Opens Thursday 2/21)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Although DreamWorks' Dragon series gets less attention than the Shrek or Kung Fu Panda films, it's a tender, fast-moving and visually imaginative bunch of fantasy films. The coming-of-age-but-with-dragons trilogy rounds out here with this emotional, exciting segment introducing a new dragon (a sparkling white female to counterpoint our hero's ebony pet/pal Toothless) and a new villain (evil F. Murray Abraham, who's determined to exterminate every last dragon). 104 minutes PG. (Opens Thursday 2/21)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World 3D

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Indian Horse

Ojibwe author Richard Wagamese's much-admired fictional novel comes to life in this small-scale Canadian indie. Saul Indian Horse is a Native boy who tries to escape from Canada's notoriously abusive residential school system in the '60s. He's dragged back, only to suffer under the heel of assorted Catholic nuns and priests determined to mend his "pagan" ways. Saul's only relief comes in the form of a kindly priest/teacher, who introduces him to the sport of hockey. As our preternaturally talented protagonist grows up and makes his way up the professional sporting ranks, he faces demons both external (racism) and internal (alcoholism). 101 minutes Unrated. (Opens Friday 2/22)
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Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church

This musical documentary focuses entirely on the Jimi Hendrix Experience's performance as headliner of the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival. Hailed as "the Southern Woodstock," this three-day concert took place in 1970 and cemented Hendrix's reputation as a rock god. Among those interviewed are former bandmates, contemporaries like Steve Winwood and Paul McCartney and modern fans such as Kirk Hammettand Susan Tedeschi. 90 minutes Unrated. (Opens Friday 2/22)
Guild Cinema

Mega Time Squad

From New Zealand comes this ridiculous sci-fi comedy about a bumbling petty crook who attempts to make a name for himself after he stumbles across an ancient Chinese amulet with the power to send him two minutes back in time. The catch is that he meets a previous version of himself every time he goes back. Inspired, he teams up with himself (and several other himselves) to form a criminal super gang! Of course, it doesn't help that each new version of our main character is as tragically dimwitted at the last. 86 minutes Unrated. (Opens Friday 2/22)
Guild Cinema

N.T.R: Mahanayakudu

This sequel to N.T.R.: Kathanayakudu—which covered the life and career of actor N.T. Rama Rao (played by Nandamuri Balakrishna)—takes in the Indian icon's second career, serving as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for seven years. In Telugu with English subtitles. 189 minutes Unrated. (Opens Friday 2/22)
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Ruben Blades Is Not My Name

International salsa star (and occasional actor) Rubén Blades has been called the Bob Dylan of South America. Here, filmmaker Abner Benaim (Good Vibes, Invasión) takes viewers on an intimate (not to mention rare) glimpse inside the man's 50-year-career. It's a career that covers everything from 17 Grammy Awards to a presidential run in his native Panama to a stint on "Fear the Walking Dead." 84 minutes Unrated. (Opens Friday 2/22)
Guild Cinema

Run the Race

Two brothers in a small Southern town face escalating problems after their father abandons them and their mother dies. Older bro Zach (Tanner Stine) tries to earn a football scholarship so he can get himself and his sibling out of town. But when an injury sidelines him, it's up to younger bro David (Evan Hofer) to earn a track scholarship. At some point, God is involved. Tim Tebow executive produced this "faith-based" sports drama, so … yeah. 101 minutes PG. (Opens Thursday 2/21)
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Babes in Toyland (1934)

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy tackle this incredibly loose adaptation of Victor Herbert's 1903 operetta of the same name. Printed in early Sepiatone, the musical film follows the comedians through various adventures in "Toyland"—which is inhabited by characters from popular fairy tales and Mother Goose rhymes. Double-featured with The Flying Deuces. 77 minutes Unrated.
Guild Cinema

A Bullet for the General (1967)

This 1966 Spaghetti Western stars Gian Maria Volontè, Klaus Kinski and Martine Beswick. It tells the story of a notorious bandit and gun-runner named El Chucho who accepts a mysterious American into his gang—unaware that he is a mercenary working for counter-revolutionaries in Mexico. As you might expect, there's no shortage of violence on screen; but director Damiano Damiani sneaks in some timely messages about war and government corruption. 118 minutes Unrated.
Guild Cinema

The Flying Deuces (1939)

Stan and Ollie join the Foreign Legion to forget some unhappy romances. But when they get sick of military life in the desert, they're branded deserters and must flee back to civilization on a wing and a prayer. Double-featured with Babes in Toyland. 69 minutes Unrated.
Guild Cinema


My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

This kiddie classic is master Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki's most impossibly charming film. Two little girls move to a rural house to be near their ailing mother and are soon befriended by a giant, fuzzy spirit of the forest. The story is super simple, but the film is simply irresistible. 86 minutes G.
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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

Totally fresh, totally hip, totally fun, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World brings Bryan Lee O'Malley's much-loved indie graphic novel series to vivid cinematic life. Michael Cera is the titular Scott, an occasionally self-centered slacker and bassist for a wannabe Canadian garage rock band. When he meets the girl of his dreams (literally), he's faced with two problems—breaking up with his worshipful, high-school-aged girlfriend and defeating a series of evil ex-lovers who stand in his way. 112 minutes PG-13.
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Spirited Away (2001)

Master Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki won a deserved Oscar for this magnificent dark fantasy about a young girl lost in a spirit world filled with ghosts and witches. The Alice in Wonderland-meets-The Brothers Grimm storyline lifts this far above typical kiddie film fare. Freakishly inventive and filled with jaw-dropping flights of visual fancy, this cross-cultural gem is an animation classic that begs to be seen. 125 minutes PG.
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2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animation

Get a leg up on your office Oscar pool by taking in a selection of fantastic shorts nominated for Oscars this year. Start off with the animated shorts, spotlighting five mini movies (plus two bonus shorts) from around the world. Among this year's selections is the Pixar short "Bao," in which an aging Chinese mother suffering from empty nest syndrome brings a giggling dumpling boy to life. 74 minutes Unrated.
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2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary

This award-nominated selection of documentary shorts comes to us from as far away as India and as close to home as the USA. Among the topics are an examination of end-of-life care facilities in the Bay Area from filmmakers Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman (The Times of Harvey Milk, The Celluloid Closet) and look back at the night in 1939 when 20,000 Americans crowded into Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism. 140 minutes Unrated.
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2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action

Imagine watching five Oscar-nominated films in one brief sitting. You can do that with this year's Best Live-Action Short nominees. Films from Spain, Canada, Ireland and the US are presented. Highlights include "Marguerite" (a tender drama about an elderly woman whose freindship with a new nurse allows her to unpack decades of hidden longings) and "Detainment" (a tense based-on-a-true-story drama about two 10-year-old boys detained by police under suspicion of murdering a toddler). 105 minutes Unrated.
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Alita: Battle Angel

Yukito Kishiro's action-packed cyberpunk manga/anime series Battle Angel Alita gets the live-action treatment courtesy of director Robert Rodriguez (Once Upon a Time in Mexico, From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City) and writer-producer James Cameron (Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Titanic). A severely damaged android in the form of a young girl (Rosa Salazar) is found in a scrapheap by a rogue scientist (Christoph Waltz). He rebuilds her, but she has no memory of her past or the post-apocalyptic world in which she finds herself. Nonetheless, she finds work as a bounty hunter and in the deadly sport of "Motorball." It's quite the special effects extravaganza, but Cameron's script bodges together a few too many storylines and genres. 122 minutes PG-13.
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Alita: Battle Angel 3D

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Aquaman

Aquaman

Jason Mamoa reprises his role as the aquatic avenger from Justice League in this shallow but energetic sci-fi fantasy. Director James Wan (Saw, Insidious, The Conjuring) goes big-time, big-budget with this CGI-saturated underwater epic. It's 50 percent Indiana Jones, 50 percent Star Wars and 50 percent Thor—and at two hours and 23 minutes long, it's about 50 percent too much film. But it's a good indication that Warner Bros./DC has finally crawled out from under all that "grimdark" baggage and is ready to have some fun. FULL REVIEW: Bright direction and epic action keeps watery superhero afloat by Devin D. O’Leary (12/20/2018). 143 minutes PG-13.
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Black Panther

Black Panther

Prince T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns to the high-tech African nation of Wakanda to ascend its throne in the wake of his father's death (as seen in Captain America: Civil War). But a usurper to the throne (Michael B. Jordan) and a bad guy with a sonic claw (Andy Serkis) stand in his way. Good thing our hero's got a vibranium-powered suit of armor to fall back on. Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, Creed) directs this magnificently designed, Shakespearian-style superhero epic. FULL REVIEW: Afrofuturist epic takes superheroics in a fresh direction by Devin D. O’Leary (2/22/2018). 134 minutes PG-13.
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BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing) directs this punchy, in-your-face mixture of playful blaxploitation action, canny comedy and true-life biography. This crazy tale of an African-American police officer (John David Washington) who goes undercover in the Ku Klux Klan (and even becomes the chapter president) is actually based on a real incident in early '70s Colorado Springs. Funny, timely and loaded with unexpected style, this marks a major return to form for Lee after a decade or so of misfires. 135 minutes R.
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Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Malek ("Mr. Robot") takes on the task of embodying theatrical rock icon Freddie Mercury in this entertaining but uncomplicated musical biopic chronicling the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid concert. Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects, X-Men) directs. 134 minutes PG-13.
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Cold Pursuit

Perpetually vengeful old man Liam Neeson stars as a Colorado snowplow driver looking for revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son. Director Hans Petter Moland helms this blackly comic action-thriller, a remake of his own 2014 Norwegian import, In Order of Disappearance. It's familiar stuff but has the quirky, self-amused air of an Elmore Leonard novel. R.
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A Dog's Way Home

This follow-up to the book/movie A Dog's Purpose could be the most emotionally manipulative tearjerker ever conceived. Seems that an impossibly cute puppy named Bella is adopted by a kindly young man (Jonah Hauer-King) and is put to work as an emotional support animal for people in hospitals. But when she becomes separated from her owner, she must embark on a 400-mile journey to get home. Along the way, she comforts homeless veterans, rescues people from avalanches and performs all sorts of miraculous deeds. Bryce Dallas Howard provides the cutesy voice of the dog, who narrates the film in voice-over. Humor columnist W. Bruce Cameron (8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter) wrote a whole bunch of other dog books, so be prepared for more. 96 minutes PG.
Century Rio
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Emma Stone waits her turn

The Favourite

In early 18th-century England, sickly Queen Anne (Olivia Colman from "The Crown" and "Peepshow") is expertly manipulated by her BFF, Lady Sarah (Rachel Wiesz). Things change, however, when Sarah's impoverished cousin (Emma Stone) shows up and makes a play for the Queen's affections. This three-way power struggle plays out like a nastier (and, as it happens, far funnier) version of Dangerous Liaisons. Director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, The Lobster, The Killing of a Sacred Deer) offers up his most accessible, least surreal film to date with this delightfully wicked costume dramedy. FULL REVIEW: Mean and nasty historical drama makes ambition a courtly enterprise by Devin D. O’Leary (12/13/2018). 119 minutes R.
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Glass

The moratorium on spoiler alerts has long expired. Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan's 2016 horror thriller Split was actually a sneaky sequel to his 2000 superhero film Unbreakable (which was pretty sneaky about its true intentions to begin with). Now all the cats are out of the bag, and Shyamalan is free to complete the trilogy by getting his upstanding superhero (Bruce Willis) and his two supervillains (Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy) together for their first, real-deal comic book-style conflict. 129 minutes PG-13.
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Green Book

A working-class, Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortenesen) from New York City finds himself acting as chauffeur for a wealthy black concert pianist (Mahershala Ali) as he goes on a tour of the segregated Jim Crow South in 1962. This family friendly tale of discrimination clearly flips the script on the Driving Miss Daisy formula. But director Peter Farrelly (who, along with his brother, gave us Dumb and Dumber and There's Something About Mary) directs with compassion and humor. 130 minutes PG-13.
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Gully Boy

A 22-year-old kid named Murad (Ranveer Singh) is born the son of a cab driver in a poor ghetto in Mumbai, India. His parents work hard so that he can get educated and obtain a good, white-collar job. But Murad has a dream of becoming a hip-hop star, rapping about the socioeconomic pressures facing India's disenfranchised minority populations. In Hindi with English subtitles. 154 minutes Unrated.
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Happy Death Day 2U

Happy Death Day, the comedic slasher film version of Groundhog Day, was a surprise hit back in 2017. So, naturally, we've got a sequel. Jessica Rothe returns as the college student who finds herself inexplicably murdered over and over again on one particularly sucky birthday. This time around, the masked killer is stalking her friends, and she's forced to die repeatedly in order to save them. PG-13.
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Isn't It Romantic

A young woman disenchanted with love (Rebel Wilson) finds herself trapped inside a cliché-filled romantic comedy. It's from the maker of A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, so you know you're in good hands. Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine, Jennifer Saunders and Tom Ellis round out the cast. 88 minutes PG-13.
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The Kid Who Would Be King

A British kid finds the magical sword of King Arthur and embarks on an epic quest to thwart the medieval menace of Morgana le Fay. This family fantasy is swirling with special effects, but it still manages to capture the flavor of a classic kids adventure. Also, Patrick Stewart is Merlin. So there's that. 120 minutes PG.
Rio Rancho Premiere Cinema

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Chipper LEGO construction worker Emmett Brickowski (Chris Pratt) has his optimism tested when his hometown is turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland and his friends are all kidnapped by space aliens. More colorful and more manic than the original, this fun-filled sequel very nearly lives up to the impossibly high level of expectation left behind by the near-perfect original. It's a thoughtful, hilarious and surprisingly sweet follow-up that works for parents and kids alike. FULL REVIEW: Manic sequel builds on the original’s clever legacy by Devin D. O’Leary (2/7/2019). 106 minutes PG.
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Mary Poppins Returns

Nearly 55 years after Walt Disney made a live-action/animated adaptation of P.L. Travers beloved children's novels, comes this imaginative sequel. Rob Marshall (Chicago, Into the Woods) directs. Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) stars as our "practically perfect" nanny, who returns to London, decades later, to look after the now-grown Banks siblings' young children. The cast includes Emily Watson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colin Firth, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep, Angela Lansbury, Julie Walters, David Warner and Dick Van Dyke. 130 minutes PG.
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Mirai

In this warm and colorful fantasy-drama out of Japan, a 4-year-old boy discovers a magical garden where he meets his as-yet-unborn younger sister Mirai, who is now a teenage girl and has traveled back in time to see him. Their adventures together help the young lad cope with the idea of having a baby sibling. Highly regarded writer-director Mamoru Hosoda (The Girl Who Leaped Through Time, Wolf Children, Summer Wars, The Boy and the Beast) helms this all-ages anime. It's been nominated in the Best Animated Feature category for this year's Oscars. Presented in English dubbed and English subtitled versions. 98 minutes Unrated.
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Miss Bala

Gina Rodriguez ("Jane the Virgin") stars as Gloria, a struggling Los Angeles makeup artist who gets caught in the world of cross-border crime after returning home to Tijuana to help out an old friend. Gloria's friend ends up kidnapped after a deadly nightclub shooting. While looking into the shocking disappearance, Gloria gets caught between a Mexican gang, some corrupt cops and the DEA. Guns and grenade-launchers are involved in this victim-turned-action-hero drama directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen, The Lords of Dogtown, Twilight). 100 minutes PG-13.
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The Mule

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this "inspired by a true story" drama about a 90-year-old horticulturist who gets caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel. Bradley Cooper, Michael Peña, Andy Garcia, Laurence Fishburne, Taissa Farmiga and Dianne Wiest costar. 116 minutes R.
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The Prodigy

From The Bad Seed to Orphan to We Need to Talk About Kevin, Hollywood hasn't met a creepy kid it doesn't like. Here, a mother (Taylor Schilling from "Orange Is the New Black") worries that the suddenly disturbing behavior of her brilliant young son (Jackson Robert Scott) may have a supernatural cause. 92 minutes R.
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

In this original-looking animated film (employing a gritty, cell-shaded 3D style), young Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his reality after he crosses paths with super-powered spider folk from all sorts of Marvel Comics universes. We get Jake Johnson ("New Girl") as plain old Peter Parker, Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) as Spider-Gwen, Nicolas Cage as Spider-Man Noir and John Mulaney ("Saturday Night Live") as Peter Porker the Spectacular Spider-Ham. This is some deep-dive Marvel Comics mythology, but screenwriter Phil Lord (The Lego Movie) keeps things energetic and fun. 117 minutes PG.
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No “Bad Romance” for Cooper and Gaga

A Star Is Born

Bradley Cooper (the Hangover films) turns writer-director-star in this remake of the remake of the remake of the remake of A Star Is Born. Cooper plays the burned-out stadium rock star who discovers a golden-voiced ingénue (Lady Gaga) whom he mentors to stardom. (Only to find himself eclipsed and drowning his sorrows in booze.) Lady Gaga is a revelation as both a natural actress and as a stripped-down singer. Unfortunately, the film's first half (featuring lots of romance, concert footage and dreams coming true) is better than the second half (all bad behavior, melodrama and weeping). FULL REVIEW: A star is rebooted in familiar musical melodrama by Devin D. O’Leary (10/4/2018). 135 minutes R.
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The Upside

This American comedy-drama is loosely based on the 2011 French film The Intouchables, which is itself loosely based on the true story of Corsican businessman Phillippe Pozzo di Borgo. (There were also Indian and Argentine remakes.) A wealthy hotel magnate (Bryan Cranston), rendered quadriplegic in a hang-gliding accident, hires an unemployed man with a criminal record (Kevin Hart) to act as his live-in caregiver. Eventually, of course, the two opposites become best buds. 125 minutes PG-13.
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The man, the myth, the Dick.

Vice

Christian Bale goes through a major physical transformation to play paunchy, bald and rather infamous former vice president Dick Cheney in this vicious comic biopic. Joining in on the fun of giving a finger poke in the eye of authority are Sam Rockwell as George W. Bush, Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld, Tyler Perry as Colin Powell and Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney. FULL REVIEW: Satirical biopic plays (dirty) politics by Devin D. O’Leary (1/3/2019). 132 minutes R.
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What Men Want

Taraji P. Henson ("Empire") stars in this gender-swapped remake of Nancy Meyers' 2000 comedy What Women Want (itself a remake of a 1993 French film). Henson plays a struggling sports agent who gains an unexpected edge on her male counterparts (not to mention the various objects of her affections) when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts. 117 minutes R.
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“… And I say 102 Dalmatians is the best Glenn Close performance to date!”

The Wife

When her famous, philandering husband (Jonathan Pryce) wins the Nobel Prize in Literature, a long-suffering wife (Glenn Close) starts to question her life choices. Close commands the screen with an incisive, emotional performance—even if the script (based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer) doesn't dig very deep beyond the film's one semi-interesting secret. FULL REVIEW: The family that writes together fights together in A-list acting display by Devin D. O’Leary (9/13/2018). 100 minutes R.
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Bumblebee

For the sixth film in the live-action Transformers movie series, producers dial it waaay back. This spinoff is set in the mid-'80s and follows the adventures of alien-robot-disguised-as-a-yellow-Volkswagon Bumblebee as he arrives on Earth and teams up—Iron Giant style—with a teenage girl. Sure it's filled with CGI action, but the simplified cast, nostalgic setting and heartfelt story make it the best Transformers of the lot—and a surefire hit with old-school fans. 113 minutes PG-13.
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Bumblebee 3D

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Creed II

Writer-director Ryan Coogler and star Michael B. Jordan's savvy reboot of the Rocky series (focusing on the son of Rocky Balboa's old rival) returns with the next, logical follow-up. Seems that young Adonis Creed (Jordan) is back in the ring and battling the son of Rocky's other major opponent, Russian monster Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren—who, like Sylvester Stallone, is also hanging out for a bit). 130 minutes PG-13.
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Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

I mean, we already had the TV version narrated by Boris Karloff (1966) and the live-action version with Jim Carrey (2000). So why not a 3D CGI-animated version? Here, Brit Benedict Cumberbatch voices our hairy party pooper, stealing Christmas from all the Whos down in Whoville. Angela Lansbury voices the Mayor of Whoville. Pharrell Williams narrates. It's from the studio that gave us the Despicable Me franchise and The Secret Life of Pets. FULL REVIEW: You’re a mediocre one, Mr. Grinch by Devin D. O’Leary (11/15/2018). 90 minutes PG.
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The first Harry Potter spinoff movie ended with intriguing villain Colin Farrell transforming into Johnny Depp in a crazy wig, makeup and contact lenses. Frankly, the world didn't need another over-the-top Johnny Depp character. But we've got it anyway. Seems that wizarding bigwig Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) has sent shy magical zoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) off on a quest to find a missing magic-user before evil Gellert Grindlewald (Depp) does … eh, I don't know. This convoluted tale is all set-up and exposition, feeling exactly like what it is: chapter two of an already overly long five-part story. 134 minutes PG-13.
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Instant Family

Writer-director Sean Anders (Daddy's Home, Daddy's Home Two) reunites with Mark Wahlberg for more heartwarming ha-has. A couple (Wahlberg, Rose Byrne) adopts three orphaned kids. Hijinks ensue. 119 minutes PG-13.
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On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

The early professional life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is profiled in this simple, slightly hagiographic biopic. Brit actress Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) stars as the young lawyer who struggles to find professional employment following her graduation from Harvard Law School. Along with her devoted hubby (played by Armie Hammer) she discovers an obscure tax law case, which could crack open the possibility of equal rights for women. It's ultimately your standard, buttoned-down courtroom drama, but the cast is fiery and the filmmakers are committed to highlighting this obscure but important legal matter. FULL REVIEW: Courtroom drama lauds its subject for her role in the fight for equality by Devin D. O’Leary (1/10/2019). 120 minutes PG-13.
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The Possession of Hannah Grace

The movie industry really can't go a month without at least one cheap exorcism thiller. This one takes the standard-issue story a step further. Following a deadly exorcism, the corpse of a possessed young woman is taken to the city morgue where a cop fresh out of rehab (Stana Katic from "Castle") is working the night shift. Naturally, she's now forced to deal with a string of bizarre and violent supernatural incidents. 85 minutes R.
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Ralph Breaks the Internet

Wreck-It Ralph (2012) was a nostalgic, surprisingly sweet flashback about video game characters come to life. For this animated sequel, computerized heavy-turned-hero Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) sets out on a spoof-filled journey to the internet with pal Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman). 112 minutes PG.
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Ralph Breaks the Internet 3D

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Second Act

Jennifer Lopez stars as a middle-aged big box store employee who tries to restart her life in corporate America. Thanks to a stroke of luck (and a fake résumé), she gets mistaken for an overexperienced Harvard grad and lands a job at a prestigious pharmaceutical firm. But can she fake it till she makes it? 113 minutes PG-13.
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Century 14 Downtown

100 Central SW · 243-9555 · Film times
A Star Is Born • (Click for Film times)
Arctic • (Click for Film times)
Black Panther • (Click for Film times)
BlacKkKlansman • (Click for Film times)
Cold Pursuit • (Click for Film times)
Green Book • (Click for Film times)
Gully Boy • (Click for Film times)
Miss Bala • (Click for Film times)
The Favourite • (Click for Film times)
The Upside • (Click for Film times)
Vice • (Click for Film times)
What Men Want • (Click for Film times)

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