– Batkid Begins – not screened, PG 87 mins
On one day, in one city, the world comes together to grant one 5 year old cancer patient his wish. Batkid Begins looks at the ‘why’ of this flash phenomenon.
Director: Dana Nachman
Actors: Teresa Clovicko, Audrey Copper, Katie Cotton
– The Stanford Prison Experiment – 2.5 stars, R 122 mins
Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.
Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Actors: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup
– Infinitely Polar Bear – 3 stars, R 90 mins
A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don’t make the overwhelming task any easier.
Director: Maya Forbes
Actors: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky
– A LEGO Brickumentary – 3 stars, G 93 mins
A look at the global culture and appeal of the LEGO building-block toys.
Directors: Kief Davidson, Daniel Junge
Actors: Jason Bateman, Jamie Berard
– Tangerine – 3.5 stars, R 88 mins
A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.
Director: Sean Baker
Actors: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian
– Vacation – 3 stars, R 99 mins
Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to “Walley World” in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.
Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein
Actors: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo
– Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – 3.5 stars, PG-13 131 mins
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner
– Fantastic 4
– The Gift
– Irrational Man
– The Look of Silence
– Ricki and the Flash
– Shaun the Sheep Movie
Pick of the week:
– Free screening of “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” Friday night at dusk in Park City’s City Park – part of Kimball Arts Festival festivities.