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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

Daddy’s Home 2

Brad (Will Ferrell) and Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. Stars: Linda Cardellini, Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson and John Lithgow.

Murder on the Orient Express

A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish and suspenseful mystery, from the novel by Agatha Christie, in which one man races to solve a murder among 13 stranded strangers before the murderer can strike again. Directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Branagh, Penélope Cruz and Willem Dafoe.

Returning

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)

The Foreigner

No Review Available

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 (G)

Geostorm1/2

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)

It

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)

Jigsaw

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)

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)

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)

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 ont he true storyh fo 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

No review available

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)

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)

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)

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)

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