Movies at a glance

Reviews from wire and online sources. Showing at these theaters:

C — Cinemark

G — Grand 18

(Stars based on a four-star scale)

New Arrivals


Clint Eastwood directs Tom Hanks in this drama about Chesley Sullenberger, the U.S. Airways pilot who landed a disabled plane on the Hudson River and saved the lives of his passengers. PG-13 (C, G)

The Disappointments Room

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D.J. Caruso (“I Am Number Four”) directs this thriller about a couple (Kate Beckinsale and Mel Raido) whose new home turns out to be haunted. R (C, G)

When the Bough Breaks

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A surrogate mother (Jaz Sinclair) becomes a little too fond of the father-to-be (Morris Chestnut). Regina Hall is the wife caught in the middle. PG-13 (C, G)

The Wild Life

This animated comedy retells the story of Robinson Crusoe through the eyes of the talking animals that inhabit his island. PG (C, G)


Bad Moms 1/2

Three overworked, underappreciated mothers (Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn) decide to treat themselves to a little fun. Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, who also wrote “The Hangover,” so you know what’s in store. R (C, G)

Ben-Hur 1/2

Jack Huston is the prince accused of treason by his brother (Toby Kebell) in director Timur (“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”) Bekmambetov’s latest CGI fest. PG-13 (G)

Don’t Breathe 1/2

A group of thieves break into the home of a blind man (Stephen Lang), thinking he’ll be easy prey. Think again! R (C, G)

Hell or High Water 1/2

Jeff Bridges is the Texas sheriff on the trail of two bank-robbing brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster). R (C, G)

Jason Bourne

After sitting out 2012’s “The Bourne Legacy”, Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass return to the franchise they made famous. Having recovered his memory at the end of “The Bourne Ultimatum”, the no-longer-amnesiac super-agent wants answers, dammit. There will be punching. PG-13 (C, G)

Kubo and the Two Strings

Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara and Ralph Fiennes provide the voices for this fable about a young man living in a quiet seaside town who is thrust into a fantastical world of gods and monsters. PG (C, G)

The Light Between Oceans 1/2

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are a married couple living on a remote island in Australia after World War I in this adaptation of M. L. Stedman’s best-selling novel. PG-13 (C, G)

Mechanic: Resurection

Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents. R (C,G)


Luke Scott (son of Ridley) makes his directorial debut with this horror thriller about a corporate consultant (Kate Mara) who must decide whether to pull the plug on an artificial-intelligence creature that has become sentient. R (C, G)

Nerve 1/2

Emma Roberts is a high school senior who starts playing a dangerous online game of truth or dare. PG-13 (G)

Nine Lives

Kevin Spacey stars as a workaholic billionaire who is trapped inside the body of the family cat. No, seriously, that’s what the movie is about. PG (G)

Pete’s Dragon 1/2

Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley and Robert Redford co-star in Walt Disney’s live-action adaptation of the feature-length cartoon about an orphaned boy and his unusual best friend. PG (C, G)

Sausage Party

Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Salma Hayek and James Franco provide the voices for this extremely rude cartoon about one sausage’s quest to find his proper place in a supermarket aisle. R (G)

The Secret Life of Pets

An animated comedy about what our dogs and cats do while we’re at work or school. Voices of Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart. Written by Brian Lynch and Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio. Directed by Chris Renaud. Co-director Yarrow Cheney. PG (C, G)

Southside With You

Chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago’s South Side. PG-13 (G)

Suicide Squad 1/2

Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Jai Courtney are among the DC Comics supervillains who are offered clemency if they carry out a secret mission. Because bad guys are people too. PG-13 (C, G)

War Dogs 1/2

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller are the two Miami slackers who became international weapon dealers in director Todd Phillips’ adaptation of the nonfiction book “Arms and the Dudes.” R (G)