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Movie Capsules, Aug. 31

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Adam Driver, left, and John David Washington in a scene from “BlacKkKlansman.”

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

A.X.L. — A.X.L. is a top-secret, robotic dog who develops a special friendship with Miles and will go to any length to protect his new companion. (1 hour, 40 minutes) Rated PG. 

ALPHA — An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, “Alpha” tells a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man’s best friend. (1 hour, 36 minutes.) Rated PG-13

BLACKKKLANSMAN — Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and becomes the head of the local chapter. (2 hours, 15 minutes) Rated R. 

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN — A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated PG.

CRAZY RICH ASIANS — This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global best-seller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.  (2 hours) Rated PG-13.  

*DEATH OF A NATION — This documentary draws parallels between the dramatic fracturing of the nation over Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump. (1 hour, 48 minutes) Rated PG-13. 

THE EQUALIZER 2 — Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves? (2 hours, 21 minutes) Rated R. 

THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS — When the puppet cast of an ‘80s children’s TV show begins to get murdered one by one, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private-eye puppet takes on the case. (1 hour, 31 minutes) Rated R. 

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION — While on a vacation with his family, Count Dracula makes a romantic connection.(1 hour, 37 minutes) Rated PG.

INCREDIBLES 2 — Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. (1 hour, 58 minutes) Rated PG.

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM — When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. (2 hours, 8 minutes) Rated PG-13. 

*KIN — Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection. (1 hour, 42 minutes) Rated PG-13. 

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN — Hoping to meet her real father and have him walk her down the aisle, a bride secretly invites three men from her mother’s past to come to the wedding. (1 hour, 54 minutes) Rated PG-13. 

THE MEG — After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible. (1 hour, 53 minutes). 

MILE 22 — An elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of the country. (1 hour, 35 minutes) Rated R. 

MISSION IMPOSSBLE: FALLOUT — Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong. (2 hours, 27 minutes) Rated PG-13. 

*OPERATION FINALE — A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. (2 hour, 2 minutes) Rated PG-13. 

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