Dec. 1 Movie Capsules
Friday, December 1, 2017
Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.
A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS — Three underappreciated and overburdened women rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated R.
BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN — Madea, Bam and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must run for their lives when monsters, goblins and the boogeyman are unleashed. (1 hour, 41 minutes) Rated PG-13.
COCO — Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery. (1 hour, 49 minutes) Rated PG.
DADDY’S HOME 2 — Brad (Will Ferrell) and Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. (1 hour, 40 minutes) Rated PG-13.
JIGSAW — Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. Evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for 10 years. (1 hour, 32 minutes) Rated R.
JUSTICE LEAGUE Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. (2 hours) Rated PG-13. —
* LADY BIRD — In the early 2000s, an artistically inclined 17-year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California. (1 hour, 34 minutes) Rated R.
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS — When a murder occurs on the train he’s travel-ing on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case. (1 hour, 54 minutes) Rated PG-13.
ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. — Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action. (2 hours, 9 minutes) Rated PG-13.
THE STAR — A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas. (1 hour, 26 minutes) Rated PG.
* THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI — A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit. (1 hour, 55 minutes) Rated R.
THOR: RAGNAROK — Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. (2 hours, 20 minutes) Rated PG-13.
WONDER — The inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. (1 hour, 53 minutes) Rated PG.