May 31 Movie Capsules
Friday, May 31, 2019
Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.
A DOG’S JOURNEY — A reincarnated dog embarks on a lifelong quest to watch over its owner's young granddaughter. (1 hour, 48 minutes) Rated PG.
ALADDIN — A street urchin teams up with a wisecracking genie to save an exotic kingdom from an evil sorcerer. (2 hours, 8 minutes) Rated PG.
AVENGERS: ENDGAME — The remaining Avengers — Thor, Black Widow, Captain America, Iron Man and Bruce Banner — must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos, the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe. (3 hours, 1 minute) Rated PG-13.
BOOKSMART — Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation. (1 hour, 45 minutes) Rated R.
BRIGHTBURN — An alien that looks like a human boy uses its mysterious powers in sinister and destructive ways. (1 hour, 31 minutes) Rated R.
*GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS — The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla. (2 hours, 12 minutes) Rated PG-13.
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3: — Super-Assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin’s guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head, he is the target of hit men and women everywhere. (2 hours, 11 minutes) Rated R.
LONG SHOT — When Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron), he charms her with his self-deprecating humor and his memories of her youthful idealism. (2 hours, 3 minutes) Rated R.
*MA — A lonely middle-aged woman forms a strange relationship with a group of teenagers. (1 hour, 39 minutes) Rated R.
POKÉMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU — Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated PG.
POMS — A woman moves to a retirement community and forms a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents. (1 hour, 31 minutes) Rated PG-13.
*ROCKETMAN — The epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years and his transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar. Set to his most beloved songs, witness how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop history. (2 hours, 1 minute) Rated R.
THE INTRUDER — A psychological thriller about a young married couple who buys a beautiful Napa Valley house on several acres of land only to find that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property. (1 hour, 24 minutes) Rated PG-13.