Movies in theaters, 1/19/18


OPENING THIS WEEK

“12 Strong”

Grade: B-. Review page 19

“Forever My Girl”

Grade: C+. Review page 20

“Den of Thieves”

Grade: D. Review page 21

NOT REVIEWED

“Small Town Crime.” R. 91 minutes. An alcoholic ex-cop becomes obsessed with redeeming himself, seeking to solve a woman’s murder. Alamo South. Galaxy.

NOW PLAYING

“All the Money in the World.” B+. R. 132 minutes. In this drama based on a true story, a devoted mother tries to convince her son’s billionaire grandfather, J. Paul Getty, to pay the ransom that will release John Paul Getty III. Barton Creek.

“A Bad Moms Christmas.” D+. R. 104 minutes. The sequel follows the three overworked moms of the original film as they rebel against the biggest parental challenge of the year — Christmas. Movies 8.

“Call Me by Your Name.” A-. R. 131 minutes. A handsome doctoral student attracts the attention of a precocious 17-year-old boy in beautiful Italy, and they fall in love over the course of a heady summer. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo South. Hill Country. Pflugerville 20. Violet Crown.

“Coco.” A-. PG. 109 minutes. This animated Disney movie follows the 12-year-old Miguel, an aspiring musician who sets off a chain of events that lead to an extraordinary family reunion and a race against time. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. Galaxy. Hill Country. Pflugerville 20. Southpark. Westgate.

“The Commuter.” C. PG-13. 104 minutes. While on his daily commute home, an insurance salesman stumbles onto a deadly conspiracy surrounding a mysterious stranger. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Moviehouse. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate.

“Darkest Hour.” B+. PG-13. 125 minutes. This thrilling true story starts at the precipice of World War II, when the new Prime Minster of Great Britain, Winston Churchill, must fight for the freedom of his nation against the Nazis. Alamo Lakeline. Arbor. Barton Creek. City Lights. Hill Country. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Round Rock. Violet Crown.

“Ferdinand.” C. PG. 106 minutes. In this animated adaptation of a classic children’s book, a giant but gentle bull seeks freedom from his captors with the help of a wisecracking goat and a trio of hedgehogs. Barton Creek. City Lights. Hill Country. Pflugerville 20.

“The Greatest Showman.” D+. PG. 105 minutes. Hugh Jackman plays P.T. Barnum, who rose from nothing in the 19th century to create the Barnum & Bailey circus. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Hill Country. Moviehouse. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate.

“Hostiles.” R. 135 minutes. Christian Bale plays a legendary Army captain who, in 1892, relunctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. Arbor.

“Insidious: The Last Key.” PG-13. 103 minutes. A prequel in the horror film franchise follows parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier as she faces her most terrifying and personal haunting yet — one in her own home. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Metropolitan. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate.

“I, Tonya.” A. R. 120 minutes. This irreverent film starring Margot Robbie follows Tonya Harding as she rises through the ranks of competitive figure skating, only to be sidelined when her husband tries to eliminate her main rival. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. AFS Cinema. Barton Creek. Hill Country. Pflugerville 20. Violet Crown.

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” B-. PG-13, 119 minutes. Four high schoolers are sucked into a video game, becoming the avators they chose, that takes them to a jungle they must survive. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Galaxy. Hill Country. iPic. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate. 3-D: Westgate.

“Lady Bird.” A-. R. 93 minutes. Saoirse Ronan plays a headstrong teenager who constantly fights but is just like her wildly loving and strong-willed mom, a nurse who works on end to provide for her family. Alamo South. Pflugerville 20.

“Molly’s Game.” B-. R. 140 minutes. Jessica Chastain depicts the real-life Olympic-class skier who must find another way to make a living and begins running an exclusive high-stakes poker game, with players ranging from movie stars, business titans and the Russian mob. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. Hill Country. Moviehouse. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate.

“Murder on the Orient Express.” B-. PG-13. 114 minutes. Agatha Christie’s protagonist detective is on a race against time to solve a murder while he and a dozen other passengers take a lavish train ride. Movies 8.

“Paddington 2.” B-. PG. 103 minutes. Two years after the success of the first “Paddington” movie — based off a series of children’s books — the lovable bear has found his groove alongside the Brown family that welcomed him into their home. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Slaughter. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Galaxy. Hill Country. iPic. Moviehouse. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate.

“Phantom Thread.” B+. R. 130 minutes. Daniel Day-Lewis stars as a renowned dressmaker in 1950s London whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, headstrong woman who becomes his muse and lover. Alamo Ritz. Alamo South. Alamo Village. Hill Country. Violet Crown.

“Pitch Perfect 3.” B+. PG-13. 93 minutes. The final installment in the “Pitch Perfect” franchise finds the Bellas reuniting post-college for an overseas USO tour. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Round Rock. Southpark.

“The Post.” B+. PG-13. 130 minutes. The first female publisher of a major American newspaper, the Washington Post, and her editor race to catch up with the New York Times to expose a massive government cover-up that spans decades. 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. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Stone Hill. Westgate.

“Proud Mary.” R. 88 minutes. An assassin working for an organized crime family finds her life turned around when she meets a young boy during a professional hit gone bad. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo South. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. Galaxy. Moviehouse. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate.

“The Shape of Water.” A-. R. 123 minutes. The mute and lonely Elisa works at a hidden high-security government laboratory, where her life forever changes after the discovery of a classified experiment. Alamo South. Alamo Village. Arbor. Barton Creek. Moviehouse. Violet Crown.

“The Star.” PG. 86 minutes. A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the accidental heroes of the very first Christmas. Movies 8.

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” B. PG-13. 152 minutes. The saga continues with Luke Skywalker facing a crucial choice when his solitary existence is interrupted by the arrival of Rey, who shows strong signs of the Force. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Galaxy. Hill Country. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Pflugerville 20. Round Rock. Southpark. Westgate. 3D: Gateway. Westgate. IMAX: Bullock

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” A-. R. 115 minutes. A mother takes matters into her own hands when her daughter’s murder goes unsolved. Alamo Village. Barton Creek. Hill Country. Pflugerville 20.

“Wonder.” B. PG. 113 minutes. A homeschooled boy with facial differences enters fifth grade in a mainstream school and must overcome difficulties to make friends in this film based on the best-selling book. Movies 8.

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

“The Florida Project.” On countless year-end best-of lists for 2017, it’s the newest film from Sean Baker and tells the story of a precocious six-year-old and her motley group of friends who have an adventure-filled summer as the adults around them struggle with hard times. Plus, other AFS Cinema films throughout the week. 2:30 p.m. Friday and additional dates and times through Thursday. $9. 6406 N. Interstate 35, Suite 3100. austinfilm.org.

“Terms of Endearment.” The Alamo Drafthouse’s Good Mourning Brunch series was created with the idea that sometimes we all just need a good cry, feeling rejuvenated at the end — which might be exactly what happens with January’s showing of this drama. Starring Debra Winger, Shirley MacLaine and Jack Nicholson, it’s about a widowed mom and her daughter with a complicated relationship. 12:30 p.m. Jan. 21. $9.50. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. drafthouse.com.

“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” Movie Party. If you were one of the many who flocked to the Alamo Drafthouse for multiple showings during its otherwise lukewarm run, don’t miss one of these movie parties — which, like any proper Drafthouse party, will have props. There will be lightning sticks during fights, and every time an ex is destroyed, the theater will be showered with gold coins. 10 p.m. Sunday and additional dates and times through Jan. 30. $12. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. drafthouse.com.



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