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A Cure for Wellness (Opened this week)
Gothic mystery is hard to swallow

Fist Fight (Opened this week)
A comedy that revels in low-hanging fruit

Neruda (Opened this week)
The famous Chilean poet is on the run in this biopic

The Great Wall (Opened this week)
Matt Damon protects the Chinese from lizards

The Red Turtle (Opened this week)
Poetic beauty abounds in this animated gem

Toni Erdmann (Opened this week)
An honest and bizarre take on the parent/child relationship

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
Watch and prepare for your Oscar pool

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program B
Be the most knowledgeable voter at your Oscar party

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Why not form an opinion instead of guessing what will win?

20th Century Women
Bening shines in this tender, heartfelt film

A Dog’s Purpose
Reincarnated dog film is full of cliches

Assassin's Creed
Popular video game series hits the screen

Doctor Strange
The Doctor is out, far out

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
A delightful return to the world of Harry Potter

Denzel Washington scores big in August Wilson's great American play

Hacksaw Ridge
A pacifist goes to war in Mel Gibson's brutal film

Hidden Figures
True story of NASA's black women mathematicians

I Am Not Your Negro
A stunning doc on the civil rights era

John Wick: Chapter 2
The body count increases exponentially in this new installment

La La Land
This bittersweet musical will make your heart soar

An orphan's search for his birth mother gets an assist from Google Earth

Manchester by the Sea
Casey Affleck shines in this heartfelt drama

Set sail for Disney's gorgeous new adventure

There's magic in this Moonlight

Bound for a distant planet, two persons awake prematurely

Patriots Day
The hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
The final(?) nail in this action horror franchise

Japanese horror franchise reboot falls flat

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Force is strong with this one

Animated film about a koala who stages a singing competition

Another twisted (and twisty) offering from M. Night Shyamalan

The Founder
Michael Keaton supersizes McDonald's

The LEGO Batman Movie
The Dark Knight returns to Legoland

Banal plot mars this toy marketing scheme

Underworld: Blood Wars
Vampires vs. werewolves (again)

Why Him?
What if your child brought home James Franco as your new son-in-law?

xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Vin Diesel returns to kickstart this action series

"A Beautiful Planet" (Special Screening)
Filmed on the International Space Station and made with the cooperation of NASA, this move reveals humanity's impact on Earth over time.

Bad Education (Special Screening)
Almodóvar delivers the finest movie of his career: a film noir melodrama that maybe should be called film sanguine.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Special Screening)
In their second feature film, the wacky Brits do a number on Arthurian legend and the Middle Ages.

Princess Mononoke (Special Screening)
Japanese animated feature is packed with an environmentally aware storyline, breathtaking animation, and clever dialogue penned for this American release by Brit fantasist Neil Gaiman and delivered in English by a slew of American actors.