Jan. 12 Movie Capsules
Friday, January 12, 2018
Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD — The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather J. Paul Getty to pay the ransom. (2 hours, 12 minutes) Rated R.
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.
DARKEST HOUR — During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. (2 hours, 5 minutes) Rated PG-13.
FERDINAND — After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. (1 hour, 46 minutes) Rated PG.
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE — Four teen-agers discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they chose. (1 hour, 59 minutes) Rated PG-13.
INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY — Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet — in her own family home. (1 hour, 43 minutes) Rated PG-13.
MARSHALL — About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. (1 hour, 58 minutes) Rated PG-13.
MOLLY’S GAME — The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. (2 hours, 20 minutes) Rated R.
*PADDINGTON 2 — Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. (1 hour, 43 minutes) Rated PG.
PITCH PERFECT 3 — Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices. (1 hour, 33 minutes) Rated PG-13.
*PROUD MARY — Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Mary’s life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry.(1 hour, 29 minutes) Rated R.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI — Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.(2 hours, 32 minutes) Rated PG-13.
*THE COMMUTER — A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated PG-13.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN — An original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. (1 hour, 45 minutes) Rated PG.
*THE POST — A cover-up that spanned four U.S. presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. (1 hour, 56 minutes) Rated PG-13.
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.
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.