BOY ERASED – 3 STARS
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Director: Joel Edgerton
Writers: Garrard Conley (based on the memoir Boy Erased by), Joel Edgerton (written for the screen by)
Stars: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton
INSTANT FAMILY – NOT SCREENED BY ME
A couple find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.
Writers: Sean Anders, John Morris
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner
FANTASIC BEATS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD – 2 STARS
The second installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.
Director: David Yates
Writers: J.K. Rowling, J.K. Rowling (based upon characters created by)
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler
WIDOWS – 3 1/2 STARS
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Writers: Gillian Flynn (screenplay by), Steve McQueen (screenplay by)
Stars: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki
Opening next week:
— CREED II
— THE FRONT RUNNER
— GREEN BOOK Green Book
— RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET
— ROBIN HOOD
— SECOND ACT
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