Movies in theaters, 6/8/18


OPENING THIS WEEK

“Ocean’s 8”

Grade: B. Review page 20

“Hereditary”

Grade: A-. Review page 21

“Hotel Artemis”

Grade: A-. Review page 22

“Mountain”

Grade: B. Review page 23

NOW PLAYING

“Action Point.” R. 85 minutes. A man and his lunatic crew of misfits try to save their low-rent, out-of-control amusement park from closure. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. Metropolitan. Moviehouse 620. Moviehouse Lantana. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Sky. Southpark. Stone Hill. Westgate.

“Adrift.” PG-13. 120 minutes. Based on a true story of human survival, a young couple falls in love and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime — before facing one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Slaughter. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Moviehouse 620. Moviehouse Lantana. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Sky. Southpark. Stone Hill. Westgate.

“Avengers: Infinity War.” B+. PG-13. 149 minutes. Iron Man, Thor and all the rest of the Avengers do battle with their most powerful enemy yet — the nefarious Thanos. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Alamo Village. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse 620. Moviehouse Lantana. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Sky. Southpark. Stone Hill. Westgate.

“Beast.” B. R. 107 minutes. In a small island community, a troubled young woman falls for a mysterious outsider who encourages her to escape her oppressive family — so when he is under suspicion for a series of brutal murders, she defends him at all costs. AFS Cinema. Arbor.

“Black Panther.” A. PG-13. 135 minutes. In this Marvel blockbuster, Black Panther springs into action when an old enemy threatens the future of his nation and the world. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

“Blockers.” A-. R. 102 minutes. Three parents who find out their daughters plan to lose their virginity at prom launch a covert one-night operation to prevent the teenagers from going through with the pact. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

“Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare.” PG-13. 100 minutes. A group of friends head to Mexico for one last getaway before college graduation and wind up in a deadly game of Truth or Dare with the others. Movies 8.

“Book Club.” C-. PG-13. 104 minutes. The lives of four longtime friends are turned upside down when they read “50 Shades of Grey” in their book club. Alamo Lakeline. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Gateway. Hill Country. Moviehouse 620. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Sky. Southpark. Stone Hill. Westgate.

“Breaking In.” PG-13. 88 minutes. Gabrielle Union stars as a mother who will go to any length to rescue her two children from being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security, but no traps or tricks or even any man inside can stop her. Galaxy. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark.

“Deadpool 2.” B. R. 119 minutes. In this comedic sequel, wisecracking antihero Deadpool meets an angry teenage mutant who becomes targeted by Cable, a genetically enhanced soldier from the future, and realizes he needs help to save the boy. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Alamo Village. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse 620. Moviehouse Lantana. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Sky. Southpark. Stone Hill. Westgate.

“First Reformed.” B+. R. 108 minutes. A pastor’s life spirals out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an activist and his wife. Alamo South. Arbor. Violet Crown.

“Game Night.” C+. R. 100 minutes. A murder mystery party develops into a far more chaotic night than expected for a group of unsuspecting couples. Lake Creek.

“I Can Only Imagine.” PG. 110 minutes. This true story chronicles the life of Bart Millard, who is lead singer of the Christian band MercyMe when he loses his father to cancer. The life-shattering loss inspires him to write the mega-hit song, “I Can Only Imagine.” Movies 8.

“I Feel Pretty.” C. PG-13. 110 minutes. An insecure woman wakes up after a fall believing that she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet, and that change in mindset changes her life. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

“Isle of Dogs.” B. PG-13. 101 minutes. Banished dogs try to help a boy find his beloved pet on an island that serves as a garbage dump. Arbor. Lake Creek. Movies 8. Violet Crown.

“Let the Sunshine In.” B. Unrated. 94 minutes. The French film follows Isabelle, a middle-aged Parisian artist and divorced mother, as she meets a variety of characters on a quest for love. AFS Cinema. Violet Crown.

“Life of the Party.” PG-13. 105 minutes. A recently dumped housewife decides to hit reset on her life and goes back to college — landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who isn’t entirely sold on the idea. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Gateway. Hill Country. Westgate.

“On Chesil Beach.” C. R. 110 minutes. Adapted by Ian McEwan from his own bestselling novel, the film stars Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle as a young couple of wildly different backgrounds who we see on a single day in 1962, when they settle into their bridal suite for the big night. Arbor.

“Overboard.” PG-13. 112 minutes. Kate gets payback on her boss, who unfairly fires her and then refuses to pay her, by convincing him that he is her husband and putting him to work after he parties too hard one night, falls overboard and gets amnesia. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. Evo. Hill Country. Metropolitan. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Stone Hill.

“A Quiet Place.” B-. PG-13. 90 minutes. A family of four must live their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. City Lights. Gateway. Hill Country. Round Rock.

“RBG.” PG. 97 minutes. The inspiring documentary explores how Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s early legal battles transformed the world for women. Alamo Village. Alamo South. Arbor. Violet Crown.

“Ready Player One.” A-. PG-13. 140 minutes. In a futuristic world where people prefer to spend much of their time in a virtual reality game called the Oasis, a young guy conquers the first challenge of the game and finds himself hurled into a fantastical universe with his friends. Gateway. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

“The Seagull.” B+. PG-13. 98 minutes. Based off the play by Anton Chekhov, the drama features a love triangle that unfolds between diva Irina, her lover Boris and the ingenue Nina at a picturesque lakeside estate. Arbor. Violet Crown.

“Sherlock Gnomes.” PG. 86 minutes. Sherlock Gnomes helps Gnomeo and Juliet solve the case of vanishing garden gnomes in London in this animated flick. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

“Show Dogs.” PG. 92 minutes. The unlikely pairing of a canine cop and an FBI agent go undercover at the world’s most exclusive dog show in Las Vegas. Hill Country. Lake Creek. Pflugerville 20.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story.” B-. PG-13. 135 minutes. A much younger Han Solo and his gang of smugglers scheme to steal coaxium, a type of expensive starship fuel, from the planet Kessel. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Alamo Village. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse 620. Moviehouse Lantana. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Sky. Southpark. Stone Hill. Westgate. 3-D: Pflugerville 20. IMAX: Bullock.

“Tully.” B+. R. 96 minutes. A mother of three, including a newborn, is given a night nanny by her brother and finds herself forming a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising and sometimes challenging young woman named Tully. Arbor.

“Upgrade.” C. R. 95 minutes. In the near-future world ruled by technology, Grey must find a way to reconcile his technophobe self with the need for an experimental computer chip implant called Stem, as part of a plan exact revenge. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo South. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse Lantana. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Sky. Southpark. Westgate.

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

“Zama.” Master filmmaker Lucrecia Martel plays with the profound and absurd in this Argentine period drama, an unprecedented deconstruction of the history of colonial Argentina. Plus, other AFS Cinema films throughout the week. 4:30 p.m. Friday, 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. $9. AFS Cinema, 6406 N. Interstate 35 Ste. 3100. austinfilm.org.

“Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks.” BBC Studios and Fathom Events are partnering to present the never-before-seen, 90-minute director’s cut of the hugely popular classic “Doctor Who” adventure, featuring the Fourth Doctor. 7 p.m. Monday. $10.50-$13.54. Arbor, 9828 Great Hills Trl. Metropolitan, 901 Little Texas Ln. Southpark, 9900 S. Interstate 35 Service Rd. SB. fathomevents.com.

“Bolt.” The superhero dog, Bolt, and his sidekick, Mittens the cat, on their hilarious and action-packed mission about friendship and perserverance. The animated film is screening as part of the Austin Humane Society’s Outdoor Movie Night, a monthly series that features an animal-themed, family-friendly flick each time. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Free. 124 W. Anderson Lane. austinhumanesociety.org.



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