Movie Capsules March 2
Friday, March 2, 2018
Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.
ANNIHILATION — A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply. (1 hour, 55 minutes) Rated R.
BLACK PANTHER — T’Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. (2 hours, 14 minutes) Rated PG-13.
*DEATH WISH — A family man becomes a vigilante killing machine when his family is violently attacked by robbers. (1 hour, 47 minutes) Rated R.
DEN OF THIEVES — Gritty crime saga follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. (2 hours, 20 minutes) Rated R.
EVERY DAY — A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day. (1 hour, 35 minutes) Rated PG-13.
FIFTY SHADES FREED — Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship. (1 hour, 45 minutes) Rated R.
FOREVER MY GIRL — After being gone for a decade a country star returns home to the love he left behind. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated PG.
GAME NIGHT — A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery. (1 hour, 40 minutes) Rated R.
GET OUT — It’s time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend’s parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated R.
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.
PETER RABBIT — Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden. (1 hour, 33 minutes) Rated PG.
*RED SPARROW — Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to “Sparrow School,” a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations. (2 hours, 19 minutes) Rated R.
THE 15:17 TO PARIS — Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France. (1 hour, 34 minutes) Rated PG-13.