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Frances McDormand in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.’
Frances McDormand in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.’ 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

Hostiles

In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. Stars: Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, Ava Cooper. R (C, G)

Maze Runner: The Death Cure1/2

Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the “Flare.” Stars: Dylan O’Brien, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodelario. PG-13 (C, G)

Phantom Thread

Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. Stars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville. R (G)

The Shape of Water

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. Stars: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon. R (C)

Returning

12 Strong1/2

This movie tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner. R (C, G)

Call Me By Your Name1/2

In Northern Italy in 1983, 17-year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape. Stars: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg. R (G)

The Commuter

A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home. Stars: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson. PG-13 (C, G)

Darkest Hour1/2

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas. PG-13 (C)

Den of Thieves1/2

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. Stars: Gerard Butler, Jordan Bridges, Pablo Schreiber. R (C)

Ferdinand

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on this ultimate animated adventure voiced by John Cena, Kate McKinnon and Bobby Cannavale. PG (C, G)

Forever My Girl1/2

After being gone for a decade a country star returns home to the love he left behind. Stars: Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe, John Benjamin Hickey. PG (C, G)

Get Out

Comedian Jordan Peele (“Keanu”) takes a break from the funny stuff by writing and directing this horror movie about a young black man (Daniel Kaluuya) who visits the family of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams). R (C)

The Greatest Showman1/2

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, “The Greatest Showman” is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Stars Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and Zac Efron. PG (C, G)

Insidious: The Last Key

Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet — in her own family home. Stars Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannel and Angus Sampson. PG-13 (C, G)

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they chose. PG-13 (C, G)

Lady Bird

Christina “Lady Bird” MacPherson is a high school senior from the “wrong side of the tracks.” This movie follows her through her senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college. R (C)

Paddington 2

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. Voiced by Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville. PG (C, G)

Pitch Perfect 31/2

Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices. Stars: Ruby Rose, Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow. PG-13 (C, G)

The Post

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalists and government. This AFI Awards Movie of the Year winner is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson and Bob Odenkirk. PG-13 (C, G)

Proud Mary

No review available

Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Mary’s life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry. Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Neal McDonough and Danny Glover. R (C, G)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi1/2

Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past. Stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Mark Hamill. PG-13 (C, G)

Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing Missouri1/2

This darkly comic drama is about a mother who places three billboards leading into her town with a controversial message directed at the town’s chief of police (Woody Harrelson), after months have passed without an arrest in her daughter’s murder case. R (C)

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