Entertainment

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

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)

Morgan

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)

Returning

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 (C, 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)

Finding Dory

Pixar's sequel to the beloved "Finding Nemo" centers on the forgetful blue tang fish voiced by Ellen Degeneres. PG (C, G)

Ghostbusters

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are on the hunt for paranormal activity in this remake of the 1984 comedy classic. PG-13 (G)

Hands of Stone

Edgar Ramirez is Roberto Duran and Robert DeNiro is his trainer in this biopic of the famed boxing champion. 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)

Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

Documentarian Dinesh D’Souza analyzes the history of the Democratic Party and what he thinks are Hillary Clinton’s true motivations. NR (C, G)

Ice Age: Collision Course

You know, just like the previous 78 “Ice Age” movies. PG (C)

Independence Day: Resurgence

The hostile aliens who tried to conquer our planet in 1996 are back, presumably after installing computer virus software. Liam Hemsworth takes over for Will Smith, who apparently decided once was enough. PG-13 (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)

Lights Out 1/2

Director David F. Sandberg expands his creepy 2013 short film into feature length. Teresa Palmer stars as a woman who is being stalked by a creature she can only see when the lights are out. We’re scared already. PG-13 (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)

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 (C, 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 (C, G)

Star Trek Beyond 1/2

Justin Lin (“Fast Five”) takes over from director J.J. Abrams (serving as producer only this time) in the further adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise and its crew (Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana and Anton Yelchin). PG-13 (C)

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 (C, G)

X-Men: Apocalypse

The original mutant awakens after thousands of years and he is not happy, triggering a battle for a new world order. With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence. Written by Simon Kinberg; story by Bryan Singer & Kinberg & Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris. Directed by Singer. (2:24) PG-13. (C, G)

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