BLADE RUNNER 2049
VOX, BEIRUT SOUKS, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CASCADA MALL, PREMIERESODECO, CITY MALL, ABC VERDUN Denis Villeneuve 2017 (R*) NA Thirty years after the events of Blade Runner 1982, a new blade runner, Ryan Gosling, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. Gosling’s discovery leads him on a quest to find former LAPD blade runner Harrison Ford, who’s been missing for 30 years.
VOX, BEIRUT SOUKS, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CASCADA MALL, DUNES, PREMIERE-SODECO, ESPACE, THE SPOT NABATIEH, CITY MALL, ABC VERDUN, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC DBAYEH, LAS SALINAS, THE SPOT SAIDA, GALAXY, STARGATE, CITY COMPLEX, CINEMALL Martin Campbell 2017 (R*) NA When his teenage daughter is taken from him in a senseless act of politically motivated violence, the long-buried past of Jackie Chan erupts in a vengeful vendetta. In his search for the terrorists, Chan clashes with Pierce Brosnan, whose own past is no less shady.
MY LITTLE PONY
VOX, DUNES, ESPACE, CITY MALL, ABC VERDUN, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC DBAYEH, THE SPOT SAIDA, GALAXY, STARGATE, THE SPOT NABATIEH Jayson Thiessen 2017 (PG*) NA In this animation, a dark, long-buried force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – horses, by the look of it – embark on a journey beyond Equestria to use magic to save their home, meeting friends and challenges along the way.
PREMIERE-SODECO Peter Landesman 2017 (PG-13*) 5/10 This movie is inspired by the story of Mark Felt, aka “Deep Throat,” an ordinary guy who helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
VOX, BEIRUT SOUKS, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CITY MALL, ABC VERDUN Niels Arden Oplev, 2017 (PG-13*) NA In this straight-to-vid remake of the 1990 flick, five ordinary medical students embark on a daring experiment: stopping their hearts for short periods to see what lies beyond the confines of life.
THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE
THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, DUNES, THE SPOT NABATIEH, ABC VERDUN, ABC ASHRAFIEH Charlie Bean 2017 (PG*) 6.5/10 Six young ninjas must defend their island home, Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, other stuff happens.
GALAXY, STARGATE Xavier Gens 2017 (R*) NA In this European possession flick, a young woman meets Father Anton, a priest, and inexplicable events occur, suggesting the priest is possessed by a demon!
KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE
VOX, BEIRUT SOUKS, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CITY MALL, ABC VERDUN, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC DBAYEH, CINEMALL Charlie Bean 2017 (R*) 4.5/10 When the Kingsman headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the lads discover an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman. These two elite secret organizations band together to save the world.
BEIRUT SOUKS, CITY MALL Hallie Meyers-Shyer 2017 (PG-13*) 4/10 Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
VICTORIA AND ABDUL
BEIRUT SOUKS Steven Frears 2017 (PG-13*) 6/10 It’s the late-19th-century and Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely and life-affirming friendship with a young Muslim Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
VOX, BEIRUT SOUKS, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CASCADA MALL, DUNES, PREMIERE-SODECO, ESPACE, CITY MALL, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC VERDUN, ABC DBAYEH, LAS SALINAS, THE SPOT SAIDA, GALAXY, STARGATE, CITY COMPLEX, CINEMALL Ziad Doueiri 2017 (NA*) 5/10 A petty squabble between Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, escalates into courtroom drama(s) and a media circus that baits tribal loyalties, political opportunism and generational conflict.
VOX, BEIRUT SOUKS, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CASCADA MALL, CINEMALL Andy Muschietti 2017 (R*) 7/10 In this long-awaited Stephen King adaptation, the kids of Derry are disappearing, leaving a trail of bloody remains behind them. In a place known as ‘The Barrens,’ seven of them are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their determination to kill It.
THE NUT JOB 2
DUNES Cal Brunker 2017 (PG*) 3/10 In this sequel, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for an amusement park.
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC
BEIRUT SOUKS David Soren 2017 (PG*) 7/10 Two imaginative pranksters hypnotize their school principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero, Captain Underpants.
THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD
BEIRUT SOUKS, VOX, CASCADA MALL Patrick Hughes 2017 (R*) 5.5/10 The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
THE EMOJI MOVIE
CINEMALL Tony Leondis 2017 (PG*) 1/10 Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal Japanese-invented ideogram.
METROPOLIS CINEMA-SOFIL Raed Andoni 2017 (NA*) 8/10 A former inmate of Jerusalem’s Moskobiya interrogation centre, Andoni assembles other former detainees to build a replica of the Moskobiya’s interrogation rooms and cells – a realistic setting where the men re-enact their interrogations, recall imprisonment and the humiliation of detention.