Kam’s Capsules

The 15:17 to Paris (PG-13 for violence, profanity, bloody images, drug references, and suggestive material). Clint Eastwood directed this movie about three American tourists who subdued an Islamist terrorist who opened fire with an assault rifle on passengers aboard a train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. Co-starring heroes Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, and Alex Skarlatos as themselves.

Annihilation (R for violence, profanity, sexuality, and bloody images). Science fiction thriller based on Jeff VanderMeer’s bestseller of the same name about a biologist (Natalie Portman) who volunteers to lead a secret mission into the environmental disaster area in which her husband (Oscar Issac) had disappeared. With Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Black Panther (PG-13 for pervasive violent action sequences and a rude gesture). Chadwick Boseman has the title role in this Marvel Comics story that finds the superhero serving as king of an African country that teams up with a CIA agent (Martin Freeman) and a female special forces unit, to avert world war. With Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, and Andy Serkis.

Call Me by Your Name (R for sexuality, nudity, and some profanity). Homoerotic story set in Italy in 1983, about a 17-year-old (Timothee Chalamet) who develops a crush on his father’s (Michael Stuhlbarg) doctoral student (Armie Hammer) who is spending the summer at the family’s villa. With Amira Casar, Esther Garrel, and Victoire Du Bois. In English, Italian, French, and German with subtitles.

Darkest Hour (PG-13 for mature themes). World War II documentary drama, set during the early days of the conflict, describing how Prime Minster Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) rallied Great Britain to prepare for an invasion as the Nazis rolled across the rest of Europe. With Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, and Kristin Scott Thomas.

Den of Thieves (R for violence, profanity, sexuality, and nudity). Crime movie about a team of bank robbers’ audacious plan to steal $120 million in cash from the Los Angeles branch of the Federal Reserve Bank. Cast includes Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber, and O’Shea Jackson, Jr.

Early Man (PG for action and rude humor). Stop-motion animated adventure, set during the Bronze Age, about a caveman (Eddie Redmayne) who rallies his tribe to win back their idyllic valley homeland from an evil warlord (Tom Hiddleston). Voice cast includes Nick Park, Maisie Williams, and Timothy Spall.

Every Day (PG-13 for profanity, underage drinking, suggestive material, and mature themes). Adaptation of David Levithan’s bestseller about a 16 year-old girl (Angourie Rice) who falls in love with a ghost that inhabits a different body every day. Supporting cast includes Debby Ryan, Maria Bello, and Justice Smith.

Fifty Shades Freed (R for profanity, nudity, and graphic sexuality). Final film of the erotic trilogy finds newlyweds Christian (Jamie Dornan) and Ana’s (Dakota Johnson) marriage threatened by a stalker (Eric Johnson) and his former dominatrix (Kim Basinger). With Arielle Kebbel, Brant Daugherty, and Dylan Neal.

Game Night (R for profanity, sexuality, and violence). Comedy about a couple (Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams) who invite some friends to play in a murder mystery, only to have the party turn into a real-life whodunit when the husband’s brother (Kyle Chandler) gets kidnapped by what were supposed to be fake thugs. With Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Harris, Camille Chen, and Kylie Bunbury.

The Greatest Showman (PG for a brawl and mature themes). Musical biopic about P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman), the entertainment visionary who turned a modest circus into a worldwide spectacle based on the belief that, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Featuring Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, and Zendaya.

I, Tonya (R for violence, pervasive profanity, and some sexuality and nudity). Biopic about the rise and fall from grace of Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie), the American figure skater whose bodyguard (Paul Walter Hauser) and ex-husband (Sebastian Stan) hired a mobster (Ricky Russert) to break the legs of her primary rival, Nancy Kerrigan (Caitlin Carver), weeks before the two were set to compete against each other in the 1994 Winter Olympics. With Allison Janney, Bobby Cannavale, and Julianne Nicholson.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13 for action, profanity, and suggestive content). Science fiction sequel about the adventures of four teenagers (Morgan Turner, Madison Iseman, Ser’Darius Blain, and Alex Wolff) who were turned into video game avatars. Principal cast includes Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Missi Pyle, and Nick Jonas.

Lady Bird (R for profanity, sexuality, partying, and brief graphic nudity). Drama about a year in the life of a headstrong teenager (Saoirse Ronan) who is rebelling against her equally strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) who is struggling to keep the family afloat after her husband (Tracy Letts) loses his job. Featuring Lucas Hedges, Odeya Rush, and Kathryn Newton.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (PG-13 for action, violence, profanity, and mature themes). Finale of the science fiction story has Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and company negotiating their way through a deadly labyrinth while on a dangerous mission to find a cure for a contagious disease. With Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Kaya Scodelario.

Peter Rabbit (PG for rude humor). Combination live-action and animated adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale about a rabbit’s (James Corden) attempt to raid a farmer’s (Domhnall Gleeson) garden. Cast includes Daisy Ridley, Rose Byrne, Sam Neill, Margot Robbie, and Sia.

Phantom Thread (R for profanity). Set in London in the ’50s about a bachelor fashion designer whose world is rocked when he falls head-over-heels in love with a strong-willed woman (Vicky Krieps). With Lesley Manville, Sue Clark, and Joan Brown.

The Post (PG-13 for profanity and violence). Documentary drama describing the legal battle between the Washington Post and the Nixon administration over the paper’s claiming a First Amendment right to publish the Pentagon Papers that were documents that proved that the White House had been systematically lying to Congress and the American people about the Vietnam War. Co-starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, and Bruce Greenwood.

Samson (PG-13 for violence, including battle sequences). Drama recounting the Biblical story about a heroic Hebrew he-man (Taylor James) called upon by God to free Israel from the Philistines. With Billy Zane, Rutger Hauer, Jackson Rathbone, and the Lindsay Wagner.

The Shape of Water (R for violence, profanity, sexuality, and nudity). Cold War suspense thriller, set in Baltimore in 1962, about a lonely mute janitor (Sally Hawkins) who is working in a top secret government laboratory whose life is changed when she and a colleague (Octavia Spencer) make a shocking discovery. Support cast includes Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, and Michael Stuhlbarg. In English, Russian, and sign language with subtitles.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (R for violence, sexual references, and pervasive profanity). Frances McDormand stars in this dark comedy as a grieving mother who resorts to extreme measures to pressure her town’s police chief (Woody Harrelson) to find her daughter’s (Kathryn Newton) killer. Supporting cast includes Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage, and Abbie Cornish.

Winchester (PG-13 for violence, sexuality, drug use, mature themes, and disturbing images). Movie about a Winchester Gun heiress (Helen Mirren) whose house is haunted by the ghosts of people killed by her company’s repeating rifle. With Sarah Snook, Jason Clarke, and Angus Sampson.