Movie News & Reviews

What movies are showing at what theaters in South Mississippi

Fionn Whitehead in ‘Dunkirk.’
Fionn Whitehead in ‘Dunkirk.’ TNS

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 Hitman’s Bodyguard

The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. Stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Gary Oldman. R (C, G)

Logan Lucky

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Directed by Seteven Soderbergh and stars Channing tatum, Adam Driver and Daniel Craig. PG-13 (C, G)

Returning

Annabelle: Creation 2 1/2

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. R (G, C)

Atomic Blonde1/2

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman. R (C, G)

The Dark Tower

Based on Stephen King’s series of novels about a young boy and a frontiersman knight on an interdimensional quest. With Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Jackie Earle Haley. Written by Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner and Anders Thomas Jensen and Nikolaj Arcel. Directed by Arcel. PG-13 (C, G)

Despicable Me 31/2

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. PG (C, G)

Detroit

Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel. R (C, G)

Dunkirk1/2

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Directed by Christopher Nolan, stars Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard PG-13 (C, G)

The Emoji Movie

In this animated film, Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji. Voiced by T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris. PG (C, G)

Girls Trip

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Stars: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith R (C, G)

The Glass Castle

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Stars Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts. PG-13 (C, G)

Kidnap

A mother (Halle Berry) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son. R (C, G)

Nut Job 21/2

Following the events of the first animated film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. PG (C, G)

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Peter Parker returns to his Aunt May’s home after his experience with the Avengers and begins to deal with his role as a superhero. The evil Vulture puts his powers to the test. PG-13 (C, G)

War for the Planet of the Apes

Caesar and his apes battle a human army led by a brutal colonel in this third film in the latest series inspired by Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel. With Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval. Directed by Reeves. (2:20) PG-13 (C, G)

Wonder Woman 1/2

Gal Gadot stars in the title role in this new big screen adaptation of the legendary comic book heroine. (G)

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