– Dark Places – 2.5 stars
Libby Day was only seven years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Twenty-five years later, she agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.
Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks
– Irrational Man (R) 96 min. – 1.5 stars
A tormented philosophy professor finds a will to live when he commits an existential act.
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey
– The Look of Silence (PG-13) 103 min. – 3.5 stars
A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.
Director: Joshua Oppenheimer
– Fantastic 4 (PG-13) 100 min. – to be screened Wednesday night
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Director: Josh Trank
Starring: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan
– The Gift (R) 108 min. – 3 stars
A young married couple’s lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.
Director: Joel Edgerton
Starring: Joel Edgerton
– Ricki and the Flash (PG-13) 102 min. – 3.5 stars
A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.
Director: Jonathan Demme
Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer
– Shaun the Sheep Movie (PG) 85 min. – 3.5 stars (in theaters Wednesday)
When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.
Directors: Mark Burton, Richard Starzak
Starring: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili
– Cop Car
– Listen to Me Marlon
– The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
– Once I Was a Beehive
– Point B
– Straight Outta Compton
– 10,000 Saints