Local movie capsules
Friday, January 11, 2019
Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.
*A DOG’S WAY HOME — A dog travels 400 miles in search of her owner. (1 hour, 36 minutes) Rated PG.
AQUAMAN — Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world. (2 hours, 23 minutes) Rated PG-13.
BUMBLEBEE — On the run, in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. (1 hour, 53 minutes) Rated PG-13.
CREED II — Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, light heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago. (2 hours, 10 minutes) Rated PG-13.
ESCAPE ROOM — Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive. (1 hour, 40 minutes) Rated R.
HOLMES AND WATSON — A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. (1 hour, 30 minutes) Rated PG-13.
MARY POPPINS RETURNS — Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. (2 hours, 10 minutes) Rated PG.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS — Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution. (2 hours, 4 minutes) Rated R.
MORTAL ENGINES — In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy. (2 hours, 8 minutes) Rated PG-13.
THE MULE — A 90-year-old horticulturist and WWII veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.(1 hour, 56 minutes) Rated R.
*THE UPSIDE — A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him. (2 hours, 5 minutes) Rated PG-13.
*ON THE BASIS OF SEX — The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. (2 hours) Rated PG-13.
RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET — Six years after the events of “Wreck-It Ralph,” Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure. (1 hour, 52 minutes) Rated PG.
*REPLICAS — A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident. (1 hour, 47 minutes) Rated PG-13.
SECOND ACT — A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do. (1 hour, 43 minutes) Rated PG-13.
SPIDER-MAN: IN THE SPIDER-VERSE — Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his reality and crosses paths with his counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat to all reality. (1 hour, 57 minutes) Rated PG.
VICE — The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. (2 hours, 12 minutes) Rated R.
WELCOME TO MARWEN — A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process. (1 hour, 56 minutes) Rated PG-13.