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(8) IT: See re­view on this page. (Bay­west, Board­walk, Hem­ing­ways, Walmer Park)

(7) AMERICAN ASSASSIN: When Cold War vet­eran Stan Hur­ley takes CIA black ops re­cruit Mitch Rapp un­der his wing, they re­ceive an as­sign­ment to in­ves­ti­gate a wave of ran­dom at­tacks on both mil­i­tary and civil­ian tar­gets. (Bay­west, Board­walk, Hem­ing­ways)

(6) HOME AGAIN: Re­cently sep­a­rated from her hus­band, Alice Kin­ney de­cides to start over by mov­ing back to LA with her two daugh­ters. While cel­e­brat­ing her 40th birth­day, Alice meets three young film­mak­ers who need a place to live. (Bay­west, Walmer Park)

(NO RAT­ING AVAIL­ABLE) MY WIFE AND I: When hus­band and wife Ebere (Omoni Oboli) and Toyosi (Ram­sey Nouah) hit a rough patch af­ter 17 years of mar­riage, their par­ents in­sist they get coun­sel­ing from pas­tor Theophilus. (Bay­west)

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(4) THE DARK TOWER: The last Gun­slinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eter­nal bat­tle with the Man in Black, who is de­ter­mined to pre­vent him from top­pling the Dark Tower that holds the uni­verse to­gether. (Bay­west, Board­walk, Walmer Park, Hem­ing­ways)

(8) LO­GAN LUCKY: West Vir­ginia fam­ily man Jimmy Lo­gan teams up with his one-armed brother Clyde and sis­ter Mel­lie to steal money from the Char­lotte Mo­tor Speed­way in North Carolina. (Bay­west, Board­walk, Hem­ing­ways)

(7) THE EX­CEP­TION: A Ger­man sol­dier tries to de­ter­mine if the Dutch re­sis­tance has planted a spy to in­fil­trate the home of Kaiser Wil­helm in Hol­land dur­ing the on­set of World War 2, but falls for a Jewish woman dur­ing his in­ves­ti­ga­tion. (Walmer Park)

(7) THE GLASS CAS­TLE: A young girl comes of age in a dys­func­tional fam­ily of non­con­formist no­mads with a mother who’s an ec­cen­tric artist and an al­co­holic fa­ther who stirs the chil­dren’s imag­i­na­tion with hope as a dis­trac­tion to their poverty. (Walmer Park)

(6) AMERICAN MADE: TWA pi­lot Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) is re­cruited to pro­vide re­con­nais­sance in Central Amer­ica and soon finds him­self in charge of one of the big­gest covert CIA op­er­a­tions in his­tory. Film based on true events. (Bay­west, Walmer Park)

(5) THE BOUNCE BACK: Re­la­tion­ship ex­pert Matthew Tay­lor (She­mar Moore) is on a book tour pro­mot­ing his best­seller The Bounce Back, when he be­gins to fall for talk­show cir­cuit ther­a­pist Kristin Per­alta (Na­dine Ve­lazquez), who calls him out as a fraud. (Hem­ing­ways)

(7) THE HIT­MAN’S BODY­GUARD: The world’s top pro­tec­tion agent is called upon to guard the life of his mor­tal en­emy. (Bay­west, Walmer Park)

(7) ANNABELLE CRE­ATION: Former toy maker Sam and his wife, Es­ther, wel­come a nun and six or­phaned girls into their Cal­i­for­nia farm­house. Ter­ror soon strikes, linked to the death of the cou­ple’s seven-year-old daugh­ter, Annabelle, years be­fore. (Bay­west, Board­walk)

(7) THE SON OF BIGFOOT: Teenager Adam Har­ri­son sets out to un­cover the mys­tery of his long-lost dad, only to find out he is the leg­endary Bigfoot, in this an­i­mated fam­ily film. (Board­walk, Hem­ing­ways, Bay­west)

(7) GIRLS TRIP: Best friends are in for the ad­ven­ture of a life­time when they travel to New Or­leans for the an­nual Essence Fes­ti­val. (Board­walk)

(9) DUNKIRK: In May 1940, Ger­many ad­vance into France, trap­ping Al­lied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Un­der air and ground cover from Bri­tish and French forces, troops have to be evac­u­ated from the beach us­ing ev­ery ves­sel avail­able. (Walmer Park)

(6) DESPICABLE ME 3: The mis­chievous Min­ions hope Gru will re­turn to a life of crime af­ter the new boss of the Anti-Vil­lain League fires him. In­stead Gru de­cides to re­main re­tired and travel to Free­do­nia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time. (Walmer Park)

(Rat­ings are out of 10)

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