Cinema

Kam’s Capsules

All the Money in the World (R for profanity, violence, disturbing images, and brief drug use). Crime thriller, set in Rome, about the 1973 kidnapping for ransom of the teenage grandson (Charlie Plummer) of J. Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer), then the richest man in the world. Co-starring Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams.

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.

Coco (PG for mature themes). Animated musical fantasy about a 12-year-old wannabe mariachi musician (Anthony Gonzalez) who runs away from home accompanied by a trickster (Gael Garcia Bernal) after his disapproving parents deliberately destroy his guitar. Voice cast includes Benjamin Bratt, Edward James Olmos, and Renee Victor. In English and Spanish 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.

Downsizing (R for profanity, sexual references, graphic nudity, and drug use). Science fiction dramatic comedy about a couple (Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig) who agree to move to a miniature community after Norwegian scientists discover a process that shrinks people to 5” tall. Support cast includes Jason Sudeikis, Christoph Waltz, Neil Patrick Harris, and Laura Dern.

Father Figures (R for pervasive profanity and sexual references). Comedy about fraternal twins’ (Owen Wilson and Ed Helms) who search for their long-lost father after learning that their mother (Glenn Close) had lied about his dying when they were young. With Terry Bradshaw, J.K. Simmons, Christopher Walken, Ving Rhames, Katt Williams, June Squibb, and Harry Shearer.

Ferdinand (PG for action, rude humor, and mature themes). John Cena plays the title character in this animated adventure about a peace-loving bull who’d rather stop to smell the roses than chase a matador’s red cape around an arena. Voice cast includes Kate McKinnon, Anthony Anderson, Gabriel Iglesias, Boris Kodjoe, and David Tennant.

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.

Insidious: The Last Key (PG-13 for violence, terror, disturbing content, and brief profanity). Fourth movie in the horror series finds occult investigator Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) facing paranormal activity in her own home. With Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, and Kirk Acevedo.

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.

Molly’s Game (R for profanity, drug use and some violence). Jessica Chastain plays the title character in a biopic chronicling the rise and fall of Molly Bloom, the Olympic skier who ran a high-stakes poker game for a decade until the FBI brought down the operation. A-list cast includes Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Graham Greene, and Chris O’Dowd.

Pitch Perfect 3 (PG-13 for sexuality, profanity, action, and crude humor). The third film in the a cappella trilogy finds the Bellas reuniting to entertain the troops during an eventful USO tour overseas. Ensemble cast includes Rebel Wilson, Anna Kendrick, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Elizabeth Banks, and John Lithgow, with a cameo by DJ Khaled.

The Shape of Water (R for violence, profanity, sexuality, and frontal 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.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13 for science-fiction action and violence). Second episode in the trilogy directed by Rian Johnson (Looper) finds Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe (Oscar Isaac) embarking on an intergalactic adventure with Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) to unlock the mystery of “The Force.” Featuring Adam Driver, Lupita Nyong’o, and the late Carrie Fisher.

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.

Wonder Wheel (PG-13 for sexuality, profanity, smoking, and mature themes). Woody Allen wrote and directed this drama, set on Coney Island in the 50s, about a carousel operator (Jim Belushi) whose waitress wife (Kate Winslet), falls for a strapping, young lifeguard (Justin Timberlake). With Juno Temple, Max Casella, and Jack Gore.