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

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)


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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)

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)


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)

Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep is the 1940s New York socialite preparing to perform at Carnegie Hall because no one – not even her husband (Hugh Grant) – has the heart to tell her that her singing is horrible. PG-13 (C, G)


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)

Ice Age: Collision Course

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

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 (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 (C, G)

Nine Lives

No review available

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 (C, 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)

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, G)

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)