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What movies are showing at what theaters in South Mississippi

Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in a scene from ‘Assassin’s Creed.’
Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in a scene from ‘Assassin’s Creed.’ Associated Press

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

C — Cinemark

G — Grand 18

(Stars based on a four-star scale)

New arrivals

Live by night 1/2

A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime. Written, directed by and stars Ben Affleck. R (C, G)

Monster Trucks1/2

Lucas Till stars in this long-delayed family comedy about a truck that grows tentacles and becomes a monster truck, literally. PG (C, G)

Patriots Day1/2

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it. Stars Mark Wahlberg. R (C, G)

Sleepless

No review available

Jamie Foxx is an undercover Las Vegas police officer fighting corruption within his own ranks in this crime-drama co-starring Michelle Monaghan and Tip “T.I.” Harris. R (C)

The Bye Bye Man1/2

The cause for all the evil men do takes human form in this horror-thriller co-starring Carrie-Anne Moss and Faye Dunaway. R (C)

Returning

Assassin’s Creed1/2

Michael Fassbender stars in this adaptation of the hit video game as a man genetically linked to a member of a secret society of killers in 15th-century Spain. PG-13 (C, G)

Fences

In 1950s Pittsburgh, Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) works as a garbage man to provide for his family. He is governed by responsibility, committed to duty before love, and bitter about the hardships life dealt him. He doesn’t realize the effect it has on his wife, Rose (Viola Davis), and younger son, Cory (Jovan Adepo). PG-13 (C)

Hidden Figures1/2

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae play the three black NASA scientists who were instrumental in sending astronaut John Glenn into orbit. PG-13 (C, G)

La La Land

Starring a well-paired Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, writer-director Damien Chazelle’s tuneful tribute to classic movie musicals is often stronger in concept than execution, but it’s lovely and transporting all the same. PG-13 (C)

Moana

Dwayne Johnson, Jemaine Clement and Nicole Scherzinger provide the voices for this Walt Disney animated adventure about a young woman who sets sail to a mystical island. PG (C)

A Monster Calls

A boy (Lewis MacDougall) befriends a tree monster (Liam Neeson) to help him with his terminally ill mother (Felicity Jones). PG-13 (C)

Moonlight

A young man deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the “War on Drugs” era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain and beauty of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality. R (C)

Passengers1/2

A spacecraft carrying thousands of people to a distant colony malfunctions, causing two of its passengers (Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt) to wake up from hyper-sleep 90 years early. PG-13 (C, G)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

This prequel to “A New Hope” is about a band of resistance fighters (including Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn and Forest Whitaker) who risk their lives to steal the plans for an under-construction Death Star. Through Dec. 27, the film had earned more than $340 million in North America since its release Dec. 16. PG-13 (C, G)

Sing1/2

Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane and Scarlett Johansson provide the voices for this animated fable about animals who put on a musical show to save an old theater. PG (C, G)

Underworld: Blood Wars

No review available

Kate Beckinsale returns to fight vampires and werewolves in the 645th installment of the action-horror franchise. R (C, G)

Why Him?

An uptight father (Bryan Cranston) is aghast to discover his daughter (Zoey Deutch) is dating a Silicon Valley billionaire (James Franco) who lacks even a semblance of manners. R (C, G)

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