Capsule reviews are by Kenneth Turan (K.Tu.), Betsy Sharkey (B.S.), Mark Olsen (M.O.) and other reviewers. Compiled by Oliver Gettell.
The 11th Hour A business executive who suffers yet another miscarriage is told she’s too old to carry a child but refuses to accept her fate. With Kim Basinger, Jordan Prentice and Peter Stormare. Written and directed by Anders Morgenthaler. (1:37) NR.
The Cain Complex Three years after a family tragedy, a man struggling with PTSD has to fight off a home invasion. With Billy Blair, Sue Rock and Sam Eidson. Written and directed by Marcello Zamarripa. (1:26) NR.
Every Last Child A documentary following five people affected by the polio crisis in Pakistan, where the Taliban issued a ban against vaccinations. Directed by Tom Roberts. (1:25) PG-13.
Hungry Hearts A young mother’s obsession with protecting her baby from the outside world forces her husband to recognize the true danger to the child. With Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell. Written and directed by Saverio Costanzo. (1:48) NR.
Jurassic World At an island theme park where dinosaurs have been resurrected through science, a new genetically engineered specimen escapes confinement and plunges the park into chaos. With Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Vincent D’Onofrio. Written by Derek Connolly and Colin Trevorrow. Directed by Trevorrow. In 3-D. (2:04) PG-13.
Live From New York A documentary tracing the early years of the latenight sketch show “Saturday Night Live” and its evolution into a comedy institution. Directed by Bao Nguyen. (1:22) NR.
Love at First Fight In a small French town, a mild-mannered carpenter enlists in an army boot camp to pursue a tough-minded young woman. With Adele Haenel, Kevin Azais and Antoine Laurent. Written by Thomas Cailley and Claude Le Pape. Directed by Cailley. In French with English subtitles. (1:38) NR.
Madame Bovary Desperate to escape the dullness of provincial life, a young married woman in 19th-century France pursues a series of indiscreet affairs. With Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller and Rhys Ifans. Written by Felipe Marino and Sophie Barthes. Directed by Barthes. (1:58) R.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl An awkward high-school senior is forced by his mom to spend time with a classmate he hasn’t spoken to since kindergarten, a girl who has just diagnosed with cancer. With Thomas Mann, Olivia Cook and R.J. Cyler. Written by Jesse Andrews. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. (1:44) PG-13.
One Cut, One Life Adocumentary following non-fiction filmmaker Ed Pincus as he teams with a collaborator make one last movie after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. Directed by Pincus Lucia Small. (1:45) NR.
Rebels of the Neon God A new restoration of the 1992 film about a cram school student in Taipei who becomes obsessed with a petty thief. With Chen Chao-jung, Jen Chang-ben and Lee Kang-sheng. Written and directed by Tsai Ming-liang. In Mandarin with English subtitles. (1:46) NR.
Redeemer An ex-hitman seeks redemption for his sins by exacting vigilante justice and crosses paths with a drug lord. With Marko Zaror, Loreto Aravena and Jose Luis Mosca. Written and directed by Ernesto Diaz Espinoza. In Spanish and English, with English subtitles. (1:30) NR.
Vendetta When his wife is killed by a criminal he put away, a hard-nosed detective deliberately gets arrested to get revenge. With Dean Cain, Paul “The Big Show” Wight and Michael Eklund. Written by Justin Shady. Directed by Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska. (1:30) R.
Ex Machina Shrewdly imagined and persuasively made, this is a spooky piece of speculative fiction about artificial intelligence that’s completely plausible, capable of thinking big thoughts and providing pulp thrills. But even saying that doesn’t do full justice to this quietly unnerving Alex Garland film starring Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander. (K.Tu., April 10) (1:50) R.
Iris The late Albert Maysles was one of America’s great documentarians, a force in the field for nearly six decades, but his latest film has got to be one of his most charming. With her trademark huge round glasses and her genius for costume jewelry, the 93year-old Iris Apfel could qualify as the world’s oldest fashionista. But when she talks, you want to listen. (K.Tu., May 6) (1:18) PG-13.
Mad Max: Fury Road Words are not really the point when it comes to dealing with this barn-burner of a postapocalyptic extravaganza in which sizzling, unsettling images are the order of the day. Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron are the leads, but the real
THOMAS MANN and Olivia Cooke in “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” written by Jesse Andrews and directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.