Southbound (R) 1 Hr 29 Min – 2 Stars
Five interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of a group of weary travelers who confront their worst nightmares – and darkest secrets – over one long night on a desolate stretch of desert highway.
Starring: Chad Villella, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Kristina Pesic
Director: Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner
Boy and the World (PG) 1 Hr 20 Min – 3 Stars
Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family. The young boy’s journey unfolds like a tapestry, the animation taking on greater complexity as his small world expands. Entering civilization, industrial landscapes are inhabited by animal-machines, with barrios of decoupage streets and shop windows, and flashing neon advertisements that illuminate the night. The story depicts a clash between village and city, hand crafted and mechanized, rich and poor – and throughout the tumult, the heart and soul of the people beats on as a song. The film’s music is on equal footing with the stunning visuals, a soundscape of pan-flute, samba, and Brazilian hip-hop mixing with the whirling carnival colors and exploding fireworks.
Starring: Vinícius Garcia, Lu Horta, Marco Aurélio Campos
Director: Alê Abreu
The Bronze (R) 1 Hr 48 Min – 3 Stars
A spoiled and largely forgotten Olympic medalist (Melissa Rauch) takes action when a promising young gymnast (Haley Lu Richardson) threatens her status as a local celebrity.
Starring: Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Haley Lu Richardson
Director: Bryan Buckley
Only Yesterday (PG) 1 Hr 58 Min – 3 Stars
It’s 1982, and Taeko (Daisy Ridley) is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her relatives in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys. At the station she is met by young farmer Toshio (Dev Patel), and the encounters with him begin to reconnect her to forgotten longings.
Starring: Miki Imai, Daisey Ridley, Youko Honna
Director: Isao Takahata
Hello My Name is Doris (R) 1 Hr 35 Min – 3 Stars
With help from her best friend’s (Tyne Daly) granddaughter (Isabella Acres), a smitten woman (Sally Field) concocts schemes to get the attention of a younger co-worker (Max Greenfield) in her office.
Starring: Tyne Daly, Isabella Acres, Sally Field.
Director: Michael Showalter
Miracles from Heaven (PG) 1 Hr 49 Min
Anna Beam (Kylie Rogers) lives with a rare, incurable disorder that leaves her unable to digest food. Despite the dire diagnosis, devoted mom Christy (Jennifer Garner) relentlessly searches for a way to save her beloved daughter. Everything changes in an instant when Anna tells an amazing story of a visit to heaven after surviving a headlong tumble into a tree. Her family and doctors become even more baffled when the young girl begins to show signs of recovering from her fatal condition.
Starring: Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah, Martin Henderson
Director: Patricia Riggen
The Divergent Series: Allegiant (PG13) 2 Hr 1 Min
Tris (Shailene Woodley) escapes with Four (Theo James) to journey beyond the wall that encloses Chicago. For the first time, they leave the only city and family they have ever known to find a peaceful solution. Once outside, they learn shocking new truths that render old discoveries meaningless. As the ruthless battle threatens humanity, Tris and Four quickly decide who to trust to survive. Tris must ultimately make difficult choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort
Director: Robert Schwentke
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Eye in the Sky
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