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Jackie Chan as Quan and Pierce Brosnan as Hennessy in hotel suite in ‘The Foreigner.’
Jackie Chan as Quan and Pierce Brosnan as Hennessy in hotel suite in ‘The Foreigner.’ 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

A Bad Moms Christmas 1/2

This sequel follows three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. Stars: Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn and Justin Hartley. R (C, G)


No review available

The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House. Directed by Rob Reiner and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Woody Harrelson and Bill Pullman. R (G)

Let There Be Light

No review available

An atheist goes through a near-death experience in an auto accident before converting to Christianity. Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Sam Sorbo and Daniel Roebuck. PG-13 (C, G)

Thor: Ragnarok1/2

Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization. Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett. PG-13 (C, G)


American Made1/2

A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. Features: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright. R (C)

The Foreigner

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A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities. Stars: Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones. R (C, G)


The web of satellites designed to protect the Earth from extreme climate change begins attacking it. With Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Eugenio Derbez, Ed Harris, Andy Garcia. Written by Dean Devlin & Paul Guyot. Directed by Devlin. PG-13 (C, G)

Happy Death Day

A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity. Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine. PG-13 (C, G)


In this version of the Stephen King thriller, local kids in the Town of Derry, are disappearing one by one, leaving behind bloody remains. In a place known as “The Barrens,” a group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their determination to kill It. R (G)


No review available

Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for 10 years. Stars: Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie. R (C, G)

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the U.S. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. Stars: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong. R (C)

Lego Ninjago

Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school. PG (G)


About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson. PG-13 (C)

The Mountain Between Us

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges. PG-13 (G)

My Little Pony1/2

In this animated film, a dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their home. PG (C)

Only the Brave

No review available

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Taylor Kitsch, Josh Brolin. PG-13 (C, G)

Same Kind of Different as Me

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An art dealer attempts to save his marriage by befriending a homeless man. With Greg Kinnear, Renee Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou, Jon Voight. Written by Michael Carney & Alexander Foard and Ron Hall, based on the book by Hall, Denver Moore and Lynn Vincent. Directed by Michael Carney. PG-13 (C)


A home invasion rattles a quiet family town in this film directed by George Clooney and written by Clooney and Joel Coen and Ethan Coen and starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac.

R (C, G)

Thank You for Your Service1/2

A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. Stars: Haley Bennett, Miles Teller, Keisha Castle-Hughes. R (C, G)

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

No review available

The popular hyphenate follows up his 2016 horror comedy with a fright romp set at a haunted campground. With Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Yousef Erakat, Lexy Panterra, Andre Hall. Written and directed by Perry. PG-13 (C, G)