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This week, Silver Screen Cinema has reviews of Ryan Gosling playing Neil Armstrong in First Man, the twisty noirish thriller, Bad Times at the El Royaleand the sequel to the surprise family horror film, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. Read our reviews of these and other new releases at Silver Screen Cinema.

 

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FIRST MAN
B
First Man
Astronaut Ryan Gosling prepares for his historic and dangerous first voyage to the moon.




A STAR IS BORN
A-
A Star Is Born
Alcoholic singer Bradley Cooper discovers and falls in love with new sensation Lady Gaga.




NIGHT SCHOOL
C
Night School
Kevin Hart goes to adult night classes to get his GED with help from teacher Tiffany Haddish.




LITTLE WOMEN
C-
Little Women
Sarah Davenport and her sisters face life and love problems in the 21st century update of the classic book.




THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS
B-
The House with a Clock in Its Walls
Jack Black and Cate Blanchett battle evil demons coming from the spooky house where he lives.




A SIMPLE FAVOR
B
A Simple Favor
Anna Kendrick investigates the sudden mysterious disappearance of her best friend Blake Lively.




THE PREDATOR
C
The Predator
Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, and a group of escaped mental patients fight a very powerful alien.




THE NUN
D+
The Nun
Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga investigate a case of possible demonic possession at a convent.




OPERATION FINALE
C+
Operation Finale
Israeli intelligence agent Oscar Isaac tries to bring fugitive Nazi Adolph Eichmann (Ben Kingsley) to justice.




KIN
C+
Kin
Brothers Jack Reynor and Myles Truitt go on the run to get away from mobster James Franco.




THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS
C-
The Happytime Murders
Tough cop Melissa McCarthy teams up with a puppet to solve a series of murders of other puppets.




CRAZY RICH ASIANS
B+
Crazy Rich Asians
Henry Golding invites girlfriend Constance Wu to a lavish Singapore wedding to meet the family.




ALPHA
B-
Alpha
Kodi Smit-McPhee must get through a hostile wilderness with only his new wolf friend to help him.




BLACKKKLANSMAN
B+
BlacKkKlansman
Undercover police officer John David Washington joins the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.




THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME
C-
The Spy Who Dumped Me
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon find their lives in danger after Mila learns her ex-boyfriend was a CIA agent.




MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT
B+
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Tom Cruise must disarm nuclear weapons and save his team and the world from disaster.




THE EQUALIZER 2
C
The Equalizer 2
Denzel Washington tries to solve the murder of his friend Melissa Leo and keep Ashton Sanders out of a gang.



SKYSCRAPER
C+
Skyscraper
Dwayne Johnson climbs a very, very tall building to rescue his family from some very, very bad people.




ANT-MAN AND THE WASP
B
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly use their shrinking technology to help save her mother.




SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO
C+
Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin try to get the Mexican drug cartels to go to war against each other.




JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
C+
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard once again try to avoid being eaten by escaped dinosaurs.




INCREDIBLES 2
B
Incredibles 2
Craig T. Nelson and Holly Hunter try to save the world from the sinister plot of another supervillain.




SUPERFLY
B-
Superfly
Cocaine dealer Trevor Jackson wants one more big score before retiring from the business.




HEREDITARY
C+
Hereditary
Toni Collette and Gabriel Byrne take on supernatural forces that threaten to destroy their family.




HOTEL ARTEMIS
C+
Hotel Artemis
Sterling K. Brown checks into an underground hospital for criminals run by Jodie Foster.



ADRIFT
B
Adrift
Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin try to stay alive while stranded at sea for  41 days.




SOLO
B-
Solo
Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover are younger versions of Han Solo and Lando Calrissian.




DEADPOOL 2
B
Deadpool 2
Highly unusual superhero Ryan Reynolds battles super-soldier Josh Brolin and other evildoers.




LIFE OF THE PARTY
C-
Life of the Party
After her divorce, Melissa McCarthy returns to college to attend classes with her daughter and get her degree.




OVERBOARD
C+
Overboard
Ultra-rich jerk Eugenio Derbez gets amnesia and thinks he is married to poor but nice Anna Faris.




BAD SAMARITAN
B-
Bad Samaritan
Psycho David Tennant is keeping a woman prisoner in his home and no one but Robert Sheehan believes it.




AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
B
Avengers: Infinity War
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, and a lot of their friends take on Josh Brolin.




I FEEL PRETTY
C
I Feel Pretty
Amy Schumer gets hit on the head and imagines that she is suddenly ravishingly beautiful.




RAMPAGE
C+
Rampage
Dwayne Johnson takes on three giant mutant monsters intent on destroying the city of Chicago.




A QUIET PLACE
A-
A Quiet Place
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt must protect their family from monsters that attack on the slightest noise.




CHAPPAQUIDDICK
B
Chappaquiddick
Jason Clarke as Ted Kennedy is invovled in a fatal accident causing the death of Kate Mara.




READY PLAYER ONE
C-
Ready Player One
Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke try to win a fortune hidden inside a virtual reality world.




PACIFIC RIM UPRISING
D+
Pacific Rim Uprising
John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, and giant robots take on monsters from beneath the sea.




TOMB RAIDER
C+
Tomb Raider
Alicia Vikander searches for her long-missing father Dominic West on a remote jungle island.




A WRINKLE IN TIME
C
A Wrinkle in Time
Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling help a child find her father.




THE HURRICANE HEIST
D+
The Hurricane Heist
Maggie Grace tries to stop thieves from robbing the U.S. Treasury during a Cat 5 hurricane.




RED SPARROW
B+
Red Sparrow
Russian agent Jennifer Lawrence matches wits with CIA agent Joel Edgerton and her own superiors.




ANNIHILATION
B
Annihilation
Natalie Portman explores a strange region in which the laws of nature don't apply.




BLACK PANTHER
B+
Black Panther
Chadwick Boseman leads his nation but must withstand the challenge of Michael B. Jordan.




FIFTY SHADES FREED
D
Fifty Shades Freed
Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan marry, but they still have plenty of problems.





PETER RABBIT
C+
Peter Rabbit
James Corden and his relatives do battle with their new neighbor, Domhnall Gleeson.




WINCHESTER
C-
Winchester
Jason Clarke must figure out if Helen Mirren is nuts or is actually living in a haunted house.



12 STRONG
B
12 Strong
Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon go into battle on horseback to lead forces in Afghanistan.




THE POST
A-
The Post
Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks must decide whether to publish a devastating Vietnam War expose.




HOSTILES
B
Hostiles
Army officer Christian Bale agrees to transport his longtime enemy Wes Studi through hostile territory.




CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
B+
Call Me by Your Name
Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet have a passionate affair during an Italian summer vacation.




ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD
B
All the Money in the World
Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams try to rescue Christopher Plummer's kidnapped grandson.




THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
B-
The Greatest Showman
Hugh Jackman wants to impress wife Michelle Williams so he decides to start a circus.




DOWNSIZING
C
Downsizing
Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig think their life will be better if they shrinks themselves to five inches tall.




STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
B+
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Daisy Ridley asks Mark Hamill to help Carrie Fisher and the rebels in their struggle against evil.




DARKEST HOUR
B
Darkest Hour
The fate of the British Empire rests in the hands of its new prime minister, Gary Oldman.



THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
A
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Frances McDormand wants Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell to investigate her daughter's murder.




COCO
B+
Coco
Young Anthony Gonzalez finds himself trapped in the Land of the Dead looking for a way home.



JUSTICE LEAGUE
C
Justice League
Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, and their fellow superheroes try to save the world.




DADDY'S HOME 2
C-
Daddy's Home 2
Dads Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg prepare for an extended  family Christmas with their own dads.




THOR: RAGNAROK
B
Thor: Ragnarok
Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston join forces to prevent their sister Cate Blanchett from destroying the world.



THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE
B
Thank You for Your Service
Miles Teller copes with PTSD after he returns home from a tour of duty in the Iraq war.




BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN
C-
Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
Tyler Perry and Tyler Perry take on ghosts that threaten a college fraternity's Halloween party.




GEOSTORM
D+
Geostorm
Gerard Butler and Jim Sturgess try to save the world from an environmental catastrophe.




THE FOREIGNER
B-
The Foreigner
Jackie Chan seeks revenge for the murder of his daughter and needs information from Pierce Brosnan.




MARSHALL
B
Marshall
Chadwick Boseman and Josh Gad seek justice for their client in a racially charged case.




BLADE RUNNER 2049
B+
Blade Runner 2049
Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford search for the truth about a new generation of replicants.



AMERICAN MADE
B
American Made
Tom Cruise winds up working for both the CIA and South American drug dealers.




KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE
C
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Colin Firth and Taron Egerton try to keep Julianne Moore from killing millions of people.




AMERICAN ASSASSIN
C
American Assassin
Dylan O'Brien and Michael Keaton try to keep terrorists from detonating a nuclear device.




IT
B
It
Scary clown Bill Skarsgard is one of many terrors facing the children of Derry, ME.




GOOD TIME
B+
Good Time
Petty crook Robert Pattinson goes around New York City trying to get his brother out of jail.




LOGAN LUCKY
B+
Logan Lucky
Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig plan a big racetrack robbery.




ANNABELLE: CREATION
B
Annabelle: Creation
A group of orphans are terrorized by a children's doll that has been possessed by a demon.





THE DARK TOWER
D
The Dark Tower
Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba battle to determine the fate of the universe.




KIDNAP
D+
Kidnap
Halle Berry pursues a pair of kidnappers across Louisiana to rescue her kidnapped son.



DUNKIRK
A-
Dunkirk
Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, and Fionn Whitehead experience the Dunkirk evacuation from the air, sea, and land.




WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
B
War for the Planet of the Apes
Ape Andy Serkis and human Woody Harrelson are the commanders battling for world superiority.




SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING
B+
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Tom Holland must learn to master his superpowers in order to defeat Michael Keaton.




DESPICABLE ME 3
C
Despicable Me 3
Steve Carell and his twin brother Steve Carell try to stop archvillain Trey Parker's latest scheme.




TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT
D
Transformers: The Last Knight
Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Hopkins have to save the world from destruction at the hands of evil robots.




CARS 3
B-
Cars 3
Owen Wilson gets help from Cristela Alonso and Chris Cooper to train for the big race.




THE MUMMY
D+
The Mummy
Tom Cruise battles a 3,000 year old Egyptian queen come back to life in modern London.




WONDER WOMAN
A-
Wonder Woman
Gal Gadot uses her Amazon powers to win World War I for the Allies, with the help of Chris Pine.




PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
C-
Pirates of the Caribbean 5
The ghost of Javier Bardem vows revenge against drunken pirate Johnny Depp.




ALIEN: COVENANT
C
Alien: Covenant
Michael Fassbender and Katherine Waterston meet some familiar but unfriendly faces on a distant planet.




SNATCHED
C
Snatched
Amy Schumer takes mom Goldie Hawn on what turns out to be the vacation from Hell.




GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2
B+
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, and friends team up again to save the universe.




THE CIRCLE
C
The Circle
Emma Watson learns that working for Tom Hanks's company isn't as great as it first seems.




UNFORGETTABLE
C+
Unforgettable
Ex-wife Katherine Heigl vows revenge against Rosario Dawson for stealing her husband.




FATE OF THE FURIOUS
C+
The Fate of the Furious
Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, and friends try to stop a master plot hatched by Charlize Theron.




GOING IN STYLE
B-
Going in Style
Retirees Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin try to pull off a bank robbery.




LIFE
B
Life
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds battle a very dangerous alien life form.




BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
B+
Beauty and the Beast
A hideously ugly Dan Carson tries to make prisoner Emma Watson fall in love with him.




KONG: SKULL ISLAND
B
Kong: Skull Island
Tom Hiddleston and Samuel L. Jackson search a mysterious jungle island for a very large ape.




LOGAN
B+
Logan
Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart try to save a young mutant girl from some very bad people.




GET OUT
B+
Get Out
Daniel Kaluuya goes with girlfriend Vanessa Williams to spend a weekend with her parents.




THE GREAT WALL
C- 
The Great Wall
Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal help Chinese warriors fight off a monster attack.




A UNITED KINGDOM
B
A United Kingdom
David Oyelowo is ready to give up his right to rule a country in order to marry Rosamund Pike.




JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2
B+
John Wick: Chapter 2
Hitman Keanu Reeves takes on Common, Ruby Rose, and an army of other people trying to kill him.




GOLD
C+
Gold
Matthew McConaughey goes looking for a gold mine deep in the Indonesian jungle.




SPLIT
B
Split
James McAvoy and his 23 different personalities hold three teenage girls hostage.




THE FOUNDER
B+ 
The Founder
Michael Keaton turns McDonalds from a single restaurant into a multi-billion dollar fast food empire.



PATRIOTS DAY
B
Patriots Day
Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, and Kevin Bacon lead the search for the Boston Marathon Bombers.




HIDDEN FIGURES
A-
Hidden Figures
Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, and Janell Monae help NASA get U.S. astronauts into space.




PASSENGERS
C+
Passengers
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are surrounded by 5,000 hibernating passengers on a space ship.




FENCES
B+
Fences
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis try to look after their family in 1950's Pittsburgh.




ROGUE ONE
B+
Rogue One
Felicity Jones and Diego Luna go on a dangerous mission for the Rebel Alliance against the Empire.




MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
A-
Manchester by the Sea
Casey Affleck is asked to be the guardian of nephew Lucas Hedges following his brother's death.




OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY 
C+
Office Christmas Party
Jason Bateman and T.J. Miller throw a wild party against Jennifer Aniston's wishes.




FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
B-
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Eddie Redmayne tries to round up magical creatures on the loose in New York City.




DOCTOR STRANGE
B+
Doctor Strange
Benedict Cumberbatch learns the mystic arts from Tilda Swinton and Chiwetel Ejiofor.



JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK
B-
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Tom Cruise tries to save Cobie Smulders and a teenage girl from some crooked government contractors.




BOO!  A MADEA HALLOWEEN
C-
Boo! A Madea Halloween
Tyler Perry, Tyler Perry, and Tyler Perry try to keep a young family member out of trouble.



THE ACCOUNTANT
B-
Accountant
Ben Affleck doesn't relate to people very well, but he can break heads and figure out financial skullduggery with equal ease.



THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
C-
Girl on the Train
Alcoholic Emily Blunt tries to remember if she had anything to do with Haley Bennett's disappearance.




DEEPWATER HORIZON
B-
Deepwater Horizon
Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell fight for their lives when their oil rig explodes and then catches fire.




THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
C+
The Magnificent Seven
Gunslingers Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and friends take on a ruthless land baron and his army.



SNOWDEN
B-
Snowden
Joseph Gordon-Levitt blows the whistle on U.S. government surveillance practices.



SULLY
B+
Sully
Pilot Tom Hanks becomes a hero when he lands his plane safely in the Hudson River.



THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS
B
The LIght Between Oceans
Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander pretend that Rachel Weisz's baby is actually their own.



SAUSAGE PARTY
B-
Sausage Party
Seth Rogen and Kristen Wiig try to avoid becoming someone's Fourth of July cookout dinner.



SUICIDE SQUAD
C
Suicide Squad
Villains Will Smith, Margot Robbie, and others have to work together to fight even nastier forces of evil.



JASON BOURNE
B-
Jason Bourne
Matt Damon tries to stay one step ahead of Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander.



NERVE
C
Nerve
Emma Roberts and Dave Franco are players in an online game that becomes increasingly deadly.



GHOSTBUSTERS
C
Ghostbusters
Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones go ghost hunting.



THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS
B
The Secret Life of Pets
Louis C.K. and Eric Stonestreet need help from their friends to find their way home again.



THE BFG
B
The BFG
Friendly giant Mark Rylance kidnaps Ruby Barnhill, then becomes her closest friend.



INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE
C-
Independence Day Resurgence
Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum try to save the Earth from another alien attack.



FINDING DORY
B
Finding Dory
Albert Brooks and his son try to help their friend Ellen DeGeneres find her long lost parents.



NOW YOU SEE ME 2
B-
Now You See Me 2
Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, and Woody Harrelson try to pull off an elaborate scam.



X-MEN: APOCALYPSE
C
X-Men: Apocalypse
Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy try to save the world from desctruction by an evil mutant.


THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE
C+
The Angry Birds Movie
Jason Sudeikis tries to save his fellow birds from having their eggs stolen by Bill Hader's pigs.



NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING
C-
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and Zac Efron tangle with the sorority girls who move in next door.




CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
B
Captain America: Civil War
Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. and their respective teams of heroes do battle with each other.



MOTHER'S DAY
C-
Mother's Day
Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts face Mother's Day alone for very different reasons.



THE HUNTMAN: WINTER'S WAR
C-
The Huntsman
Warrior Chris Hemsworth tangles with evil queens Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt.



THE JUNGLE BOOK
B
The Jungle Book
Bill Murray and Ben Kingsley try to provide some parental guidance for Neel Sethi.



EVERYBODY WANTS SOME
C
Everybody Wants Some
Freshman Blake Jenner spends his first college weekend partying and romancing Zoey Deutch.




BORN TO BE BLUE
B+
Born to Be Blue
Ethan Hawke battles drug addiction and a serious injury as he tries for a musical comeback.



EYE IN THE SKY
B+
Eye in the Sky
Helen Mirren needs official government approval to launch a drone strike against terrorists.


MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2
C-
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Nia Vardalos and John Corbett and their entire family have to prepare for her parents' wedding.




THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT
D+
Allegiant
Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Miles Teller see what life is like outside of Chicago.




10 CLOVERFIELD LANE
B+
10 Cloverfield Lane
Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Goodman live in a survival shelter, perhaps facing the end of the world.




ZOOTOPIA
B+
Zootopia
Rookie cop Ginnifer Goodwin and con artist Jason Bateman try to foil a criminal conspiracy.




EDDIE THE EAGLE
C
Eddie the Eagle
Hugh Jackman trains the somewhat untalented Taron Egerton to become an Olympic ski jumper.



GODS OF EGYPT
C-
Gods of Egypt
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Gerard Butler battle to determine who will rule Egypt.



RACE
B-
Race
Stephan James and Coach Jason Sudeikis go to Berlin to compete in the 1936 Olympics.



DEADPOOL
B
Deadpool
Ryan Reynolds vows revenge agains the man who destroyed his face but also gave him superpowers.



HAIL CAESAR
B+
Hail Caesar
Studio fixer Josh Brolin has to ransom kidnapped box office star George Clooney.



PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES
C
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Lily James and Sam Riley find they share a common interest in killing zombies.



KUNG FU PANDA 3
B
Kung Fu Panda 3
Jack Black tries to save his friends and fellow pandas from the wrath of evil kung fu master J.K. Simmons.



DIRTY GRANDPA
D
Dirty Grandpa
After his wife dies, Robert De Niro takes Zac Efron on a wild road trip to Daytona Beach. 



RIDE ALONG 2
D+
Ride Along 2
Mismatched Atlanta cops Ice Cube and Kevin Hart try to bring down a major Miami drug dealer.



THE REVENANT
B+
The Revenant
Leonardo DiCaprio survives a bear attack and looks for revenge against Tom Hardy.



THE HATEFUL EIGHT
B
Hateful Eight
Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell are snowbound with a bunch of suspicious strangers.



DADDY'S HOME
B-
Daddy's Home
Step-dad Will Ferrell and Dad Mark Wahlberg vie for the affections of two children.



THE DANISH GIRL
B
The Danish Girl
Eddie Redmayne undergoes a sex change operation with the support of wife Alicia Vikander.



STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
B+
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Harrison Ford shows Daisy Ridley and John Boyega around a galaxy far, far away.



THE BIG SHORT
B+
The Big Short
Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Ryan Gosling make lots of money during the housing crisis.



IN THE HEART OF THE SEA
C+
In the Heart of the Sea
First mate Chris Hemsworth leads the crew of a whaling ship in search of a giant white whale.



CREED
B+
Creed
Sylvester Stallone agrees to train Michael B. Jordan for a championship fight.



THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2
C+
Mockingjay Part 2
Freedom fighter Jennifer Lawrence has her final showdown with President Donald Sutherland.



SECRET IN THEIR EYES
C+
Secret in Their Eyes
Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, and Chiwetel Ejiofor try to solve the decade-old murder of Roberts' daughter.



THE 33
B
33
Antonio Banderas, Lou Diamond Phillips, and 31 other miners are trapped underground after a cave-in.



SPECTRE
B-
Spectre
Daniel Craig discovers that Christoph Waltz is responsible for much of the pain he's suffered over the last few years.


ROOM
B+
Room
Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay spend over five years locked in a back yard garden shed.



BURNT
C
Burnt
Bradley Cooper tries to earn a third Michelin star at a London restaurant while overcoming his personal demons.



OUR BRAND IS CRISIS
C+
Our Brand Is Crisis
Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton back opposing candidates in a Bolivian presidential election.



STEVE JOBS
B+
Steve JObs
Michael Fassbender tries to repair his elationship with his estranged daughter while overseeing the public launch of three major computer products.


PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION
D-
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
Another family moves into another haunted house and starts recording themselves getting terrorized by supernatural beings.



BRIDGE OF SPIES
A-
Bridge of Spies
Lawyer Tom Hanks tries to broker a deal to exchange captured American and Soviet spies during the height of the Cold War.



CRIMSON PEAK
B
Crimson Peak
Tom Hiddleston marries Mia Wasikowska and has her move into his creepy English mansion wth him and his sister Jessica Chastain.



THE MARTIAN

A-

Martian
Astronaut Matt Damon gets left behind on Mars and has to figure out how to stay alive until he can be rescued.



PAN
D+
Pan
Pirate Hugh Jackman battles Garrett Hedlund and Rooney Mara for control of Neverland.




THE INTERN
B
Intern
Retired executive Robert De Niro goes back to work for internet e-tailer CEO Anne Hathaway.




PAWN SACRIFICE
B
Pawn Sacrifice
American Tobey Maguire takes on Soviet Liev Schreiber for the world chess championship in 1972.




BLACK MASS
B
Black Mass
Gangster Johnny Depp kills bunches of people while serving as an FBI informant.



MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS
B-
Maze Runner the Scorch Trials
Dylan O'Brien and his friends are on the run from zombies, bandits, and Patricia Clarkson.




THE VISIT
D+
Visit
Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould regret trying to get to know their extremely disturbed grandparents.




GRANDMA
B+
Grandma
Lili Tomlin's pregnant granddaughter Julia Garner turns to her for help in getting an abortion.



A WALK IN THE WOODS
B-
Walk in the Woods
Robert Redford and estranged friend Nick Nolte try to hike the entire length of the Appalachian Trail.




NO ESCAPE
C+
No Escape
Owen Wilson and Lake Bell are trapped in a foreign country and need help from Pierce Brosnan.



MISTRESS AMERICA
B
Mistress America
Greta Gerwig gives college freshman Lola Kirke some lessons about life in New York City.
AMERICAN ULTRA
C-
American Ultra
Jesse Eisenberg is completely unaware that he's a highly trained government agent or that girlfriend Kristen Stewart is his handler.



STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
B+
Straight Outta Compton
The members of N.W.A. become very popular before internal disputes and money issues break the group apart.




RICKI AND THE FLASH
B-
Ricki and the Flash
Meryl Streep and ex-husband Kevin Kline try to get daughter Mamie Gummer's life back on track.



BOULEVARD
C+
Boulevard
Mild mannered Robin Williams decides to come out of the closet by befriending a male prostitute.



MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - ROGUE NATION
B
Mission: Impossible Rogue nation
Tom Cruise learns some lessons from Rebecca Ferguson about saving the world from disaster.




IRRATIONAL MAN
C+
Irrational Man
Philosophy professor Joaquin Phoenix juggles affairs with student Emma Stone and fellow prof Parker Posey.



PIXELS
C-
Pixels
Adam Sandler and Kevin James try to save the world from an attack by aliens who look like Pac Man.




THE VATICAN TAPES
F
Vatican Tapes
Priest Michael Pena arranges for an exorcism to rid Olivia Dudley of the demon that possesses her.




ANT-MAN
B
Ant-Man
Paul Rudd makes himself very, very small in order to help Michael Douglas fight crime.




TESTAMENT OF YOUTH
B+
Testament of Youth
Alicia Vikander decides to become a nurse after fiance Kit Harrington and brother Taren Egerton go off to war.




MINIONS
B-
Minions
Supervillain Sandra Bullock and hubby Jon Hamm get an adorable trio of cuddly yellow sidekicks to boss around.



TERMINATOR GENISYS
B
Terminator Genisys
Arnold Schwarzenegger tries to protect Emilia Clarke from a new generation of killer robots.




ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL
B
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Amateur film makers Thomas Mann and RJ Cyler try to cheer up cancer patient Olivia Cooke.



TED 2
B-
Ted 2
Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried try to prove that a walking, talking teddy bear is a real person.




INSIDE OUT
B+
Inside Out
Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, and Lewis Black are among the emotions trying to keep an 11-year-old girl happy and healthy.



JURASSIC WORLD
B
Jurassic World
Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard try to stay out of the way of some very nasty dinosaurs. 



ENTOURAGE
C-
Entourage
Jeremy Piven may be the studio boss but he still can't tell Adrien Grenier and the guys what to do.



INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3
C
Insidious Chapter 3
Dad Dermot Mulroney and psychic Lin Shaye try to save his daughter Stefanie Scott from an evil demon.



SAN ANDREAS
B
San Andreas
Dwayne Johnson tries to rescue his wife and daughter following a series of devastating California earthquakes.




I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS
B+
I'll See You in My Dreams
Long-time widow Blythe Danner may finally find new romance when Sam Elliott arrives.




TOMORROWLAND
C+
Tomorrowland
George Clooney and Britt Robertson go to the city of tomorrow to save the world of today.



PITCH PERFECT 2
B-
Pitch Perfect 2
Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson try to lead the Barden Bellas to victory in the World Championships.



FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
B
Far from the Madding Crowd
Carey Mulligan must decide among suitors Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, and Tom Sturridge.



5 FLIGHTS UP
B-
5 Flights Up
Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman try to sell the apartment they've lived in for the last 40 years.



THE D TRAIN
C-
D Train
Jack Black persuades James Marsden to attend their upcoming 20-year high school reunion.



AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON
C
Avengers Age of Ultron
Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and the rest of the Marvel superheroes take on an evil robot voiced by James Spader.



MONKEY KINGDOM
B
Monkey Kingdom
Macaque monkey Maya and her young son Kip find food, make friends, avoid predators and look extremely adorable while doing so. 



THE AGE OF ADALINE
B-
Age of Adaline

Blake Lively's romance with Michiel Huisman is threatened when she realizes she was also in love with his father Harrison Ford 40 years earlier.





PAUL BLART MALL COP 2
D
Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Kevin James and daughter Raini Rodriguez go to Las Vegas to catch a gang of professional art thieves led by Neal McDonough.





WHILE WE'RE YOUNG
B
While We're Young

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts aren't ready to deal with middle age so they begin a friendship with younger couple Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried.




FURIOUS 7
B+
Furious 7

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, and the rest of their extended family go on one last thrill ride together. 





WOMAN IN GOLD
B-
Woman in Gold
Attorney Ryan Reynolds tries to help Jewish refugee Helen Mirren reclaim art treasures that were stolen by Nazis in World War II.



SERENA
C
Serena

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence try to keep his big timber empire from becoming part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.




GET HARD
C-
Get hard

Will Ferrell is headed to prison and needs lots of help from Kevin Hart to toughen him up.




'71
B
71

British soldier Jack O'Connell is trapped in war-torn Belfast with both Catholics and Protestants trying to kill him.




INSURGENT
C-
Insurgent

Shailene Woodley and Theo James continue their lives on the run trying to stay away from Kate Winslet.




CINDERELLA
B+
Cinderella

Wicked stepmother Cate Blanchett makes life difficult for her stepdaughter and legendary fairy tale heroine Lily James.




CHAPPIE
C-
Chappie

Scientist Dev Patel develops an artificially intelligent robot he needs to keep safe from colleague Hugh Jackman's giant killer robot.




MR. TURNER

B+

Mr. Turner

Timothy Spall is eccentric genius painter J.M.W. Turner.




FOCUS
B-
Focus
Will Smith teaches protege Margot Robbie how to be a con artist while she teaches him some life lessons.



HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2

D+

Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, and Clark Duke travel in time again and get themselves in hot water again.





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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY
D
Fifty Shades of Grey
Billionaire Jamie Dornan wants college student Dakota Johnson to join him for some kinky fun and games



THE SPONGE BOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER

B-

Sponge Bob

Sponge Bob and his friends leave their underwater abode in search of pirate Antonio Banderas.

 

 

 

 

 

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SEVENTH SON

D+

Seventh Son

Witch hunter Jeff Bridges and his new apprentice tangle with queen of the witches Julianne Moore.

 

 

 

 

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BLACK SEA

B

Black Sea

Submarine captain Jude Law searches for a lost fortune in Nazi gold at the bottom of the ocean.

 

 

 

 

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CAKE

B

Cake

Jennifer Aniston is in a lot of pain, and the only person who will put up with her is long suffering housekeeper Adriana Barraza.

 

 

 

 

 

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A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

B+

Most Violent Year

Oscar Isaac tries to run an honest business in a dishonest world without the full support of wife Jessica Chastain.

 

 

 

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AMERICAN SNIPER

A-

American Sniper

Bradley Cooper is the most decorated sniper in U.S. military history, but he still must overcome his mental problems.

 

 

 

 

 

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THE WEDDING RINGER

B-

Wedding Ringer

Kevin Hart doesn't know Josh Gad, but that won't stop him from serving as the best man at Gad's wedding.

 

 

 

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SELMA

A-

Selma

David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr., leads the famous civil rights march from Selma, AL, to Montgomery.

 

 

 

 

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BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE
B-
Bad Times at the El Royale
Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, and Jon Hamm run into trouble when they check into a very strange hotel.




GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN
C-
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
A demented dummy brings other monsters to life and menaces a small town at Halloween.




VENOM
B-
Venom
An alien parasite bonds with down and out reporter Tom Hardy, giving him amazing superpowers.




HELL FEST
C-
Hell Fest
Six teenagers are menaced by a masked killer in the middle of a horror-themed amusement park.




ASSASSINATION NATION
C
Assassination Nation
Odessa Young seeks revenge after being wrongly accused of revealing a small town's darkest secrets.




LIFE ITSELF
D+
Life Itself
Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, and their daughter experience life, love, and loss over a number of years.




WHITE BOY RICK
B-
White Boy Rick
Matthew McConaughey's 15-year-old son becomes the youngest FBI informant in history.




PEPPERMINT
C-
Peppermint
Jennifer Garner is out for revenge against the people responsible for the death of her husband and daughter.




JULIET, NAKED
B
Juliet, Naked
Rose Byrne throws boyfriend Chris O'Dowd out only to meet possible new lover Ethan Hawke.




SEARCHING 
A-
Searching
John Cho looks for his missing teenage daughter with the aid of cop Debra Messing.




PAPILLON
B
Papillon
Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek plot an escape from a penal colony in the South American jungle.




MILE 22
D+
Mile 22
Government agents Mark Wahlberg and Lauren Cohan escort a prisoner through dangerous enemy territory.




THE MEG
B
The Meg
Jason Statham chases after a giant prehistoric shark that's gotten loose in the Pacific Ocean.




DOG DAYS
B-
Dog Days
Nina Dobrev, Vanessa Hudgens and their canine companions have some romantic ups and downs.




CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
B-
Christopher Robin
Thirty years after leaving his childhood friends behind, Ewan McGregor is reunited with Winnie the Pooh.




THE DARKEST MINDS
C-
The Darkest Minds
Amandla Stenberg and friends are hunted down by the government after developing superpowers.




DON'T WORRRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT
B+
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Joaquin Phoenix is a quadriplegic alcoholic who nonetheless becomes a successful cartoonist.




MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN
B
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Amanda Seyfried holds a big party in honor of the grand re-opening of her mother's hotel.




BOUNDARIES
B-
Vera Farmiga
Father Christopher Plummer and daughter Vera Farmiga hit the road together.



THE FIRST PURGE
D+
The First Purge
Y'lan Noel and Lex Scott Davis protect their neighborhood during a night of lawless violence.




UNCLE DREW
B-
Uncle Drew
Lil Rel Howery persuades Kyrie Irving and friends to join his basketball team for the big tournament.





AMERICAN ANIMALS
B+
American Animals
College students Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, and their friends pull off a multimillion dollar rare book heist.




TAG
D+
Tag
Ed Helms, Jon Hamm, and Jeremy Renner keep playing the same children's game for 30 years.




OCEAN'S 8
B
Ocean's 8
Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and their crew try to pull off a multi-million dollar jewel heist.




ACTION POINT
D+
Action Point
Johnny Knoxville and friends get pummeled while trying to keep their amusement park in business.




UPGRADE
B
Upgrade
The computer-enhanced body of Logan Marshall-Green seeks revenge against his wife's killers.




SHOW DOGS
D-
Show Dogs
FBI Agent Will Arnett and New York City police dog Chris "Ludacris" Bridges go undercover at a dog show.




BOOK CLUB
B+
Book Club
Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen look for love in their later years.




BREAKING IN
C
Breaking In
Gabrielle Union tries to protect her children from Billy Burke and some other thieves.




TULLY
B
Tully
New mom Charlize Theron needs help from nanny Mackenzie Davis in taking care of her family.




SUPER TROOPERS 2
C
Super Troopers 2
The guys from Broken Lizard uphold law and order in Rob Lowe's small Canadian town.




TRAFFIK
C-
Traffik
Paula Patton and Omar Epps have their romantic weekend menaced by a biker gang.




TRUTH OR DARE
D
Truth or Dare
Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, and Violett Beane play a party game in which the losing players die.




BLOCKERS
B-
Blockers
Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, and John Cena try to keep their daughters out of trouble on prom night.




TYLER PERRY'S ACRIMONY
C-
Tyler Perry's Acrimony
Taraji P. Henson throws a fit after suffering for years in a bad marriage with Lyriq Bent.




ISLE OF DOGS
B
Isle of Dogs
Bryan Cranston leads a group of stray dogs trying to get off an island where they have been quarantined.




UNSANE
B
Unsane
Claire Foy is trapped in a mental hospital where her stalker Joshua Leonard is employed.




MIDNIGHT SUN
B-
Midnight Sun
Bella Thorne's deadly illness doesn't get in the way of her romance with Patrick Schwarzenegger.




LOVE, SIMON
B+
Love, Simon
Nick Robinson doesn't want the other students in his high school to know that he's gay.




7 DAYS IN ENTEBBE
D
7 Days in Entebbe
Hijackers Daniel Bruhl and Rosamund Pike hold a planeful of passengers hostage in Uganda.




GRINGO
D+
Gringo
David Oyelowo fakes his kidnapping to get away from Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton.




THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT
B-
The Strangers: Prey at Night
Christina Hendricks and Martin Henderson are menaced by masked and hooded killers.




DEATH WISH
C
Death Wish
Bruce Willis goes gunning for the gang of murderous thieves who destroyed his family.




GAME NIGHT
C
Game Night
Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams try to find out who kidnapped his brother Kyle Chandler.




EARLY MAN
B
Early Man
Eddie Redmayne trains his cavemen for a big soccer match against Tom Hiddleston's Bronze Age team.




THE 15:17 TO PARIS
C
The 15:17 to Paris
Three lifelong friends must think fast in order to save a crowded train from a terrorist attack.




MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE
C-
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Dylan O'Brien and friends try to figure out a cure for the disease that turns people into zombies.



PHANTOM THREAD
B+
Phantom Thread
Clothing designer Daniel Day-Lewis learns there's more to new girlfriend Vicki Krieps than he first thought.




DEN OF THIEVES
C
Den of Thieves
Cop Gerard Butler goes after crook Pablo Schreiber who is trying to rob the Federal Reserve Bank.




THE COMMUTER
C+
The Commuter
Liam Neeson puts passengers on a train in danger and then has to save them.




PADDINGTON 2
B+
Paddington 2
A villainous Hugh Grant tangles with an adorable bear that everyone else loves.





I, TONYA
B+
I, Tonya
Margot Robbie survives abuse from mother Allison Janney to become an Olympic figure skater.




MOLLY'S GAME
B
Molly's Game
Jessica Chastain is busted while running a high stakes poker game and needs the help of lawyer Idris Elba.




JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
B
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan are trapped in a world inside a video game.




PITCH PERFECT 3
C-
Pitch Perfect 3
Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and their friends take their singing act on the road one last time.






THE DISASTER ARTIST
B
The Disaster Artist
James Franco, Dave Franco, and Seth Rogen wind up making the worst movie of all time.




THE SHAPE OF WATER
A-
The Shape of Water
Sally Hawkins finds love with a sea creature but has to keep it away from Michael Shannon.




LADY BIRD
B+
Lady Bird
Saoirse Ronan tangles with mom Laurie Metcalf as she tries to finish her senior year in high school.




ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ.
C+
Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Denzel Washington must fact the realities of practricing law when he joins Colin Farrell's high powered firm.




THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS
B
The Man Who Invented Christmas
Writer Dan Stevens finds inspiration for a classic novel from the character he invents, Christopher Plummer.




WONDER 
B+
Wonder
Parents Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson help disfigured son Jacob Tremblay adjust to attending school.




MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
C+
Murder on the Orient Express
Detective Kennth Branagh tries to figure out who committed a seemingly perfect murder on a moving train.




A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS
C+
A Bad Moms Christmas
Moms Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn butt heads with their own mothers at holiday time.



SUBURBICON
C-
Suburbicon
Matt Damon and Julianne Moore try to cover up a murder while racial tensions flare in their neighborhood.




ONLY THE BRAVE
B+
Only the Brave
Josh Brolin and Miles Teller risk their lives in an elite unit that battles deadly forest fires.




HAPPY DEATH DAY
B
Happy Death Day
Jessica Rothe relives the day she was murdered over and over again to find her killer.



THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US
C
The Mountain Between Us
Kate Winslet and Idris Elba try to survive after their plane crash lands in a remote mountainous region.




BATTLE OF THE SEXES
B+
Battle of the Sexes
Emma Stone takes on Steve Carrell in a high stakes, heavily publicized challenge tennis match.




FLATLINERS
C-
Flatliners
Ellen Page, Diego Luna, and their classmates try to find out what happens after death.




STRONGER
B+
Stronger
Jake Gyllenhaal must come to terms with losing his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.