Movie Capsules, Sept. 7
Friday, September 7, 2018
Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.
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.
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.
*GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD — While grieving the loss of her husband, a financially struggling widow meets a race car driver. (1 hour, 51 minutes) Rated PG.
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.
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.
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).
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: 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.
*THE NUN — A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun. (1 hour, 36 minutes) Rated R.
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.
*SEARCHING — After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. (1 hour, 42 minutes) Rated PG-13.
*PEPPERMINT — A revenge story centering on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they stole from her. (1 hour, 42 minutes) Rated R.