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Ben Af­fleck takes a break from play­ing Bat­man to por­tray Chris­tian Wolff, a bril­liant ac­coun­tant who cooks the books for crim­i­nal or­ga­ni­za­tions. With the Trea­sury Depart­ment’s Crime En­force­ment Di­vi­sion clos­ing in, he gets into real trou­ble when he takes on a new client — a ro­bot­ics com­pany that hap­pens to be full of shady se­crets. Anna Ken­drick, John Lith­gow, and J.K. Sim­mons co-star. Rated R. 128 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14; Vi­o­let Crown; DreamCatcher. (Not re­viewed)


This in­de­pen­dent road-trip film looks at the coun­try through the eyes of Star (Sasha Lane), a teenage girl who joins a law­less sales crew that trav­els the Mid­west. She soon gets swept up in their ir­rev­er­ent, hard-par­ty­ing ways and falls in love with one of them (Shia LaBeouf). Rated R. 163 min­utes. Re­gal DeVar­gas. (Not re­viewed)


Greta is new in school and just about to turn fif­teen in this odd­ball Aus­tralian com­edy with se­ri­ous and sur­real twists. A trio of mean-girl neme­ses fol­lows her around, mak­ing her and the viewer un­com­fort­able with their re­sem­blance to beau­ti­ful zom­bies. When Greta’s par­ents throw her a birth­day party, the stress of grow­ing up and wear­ing a pink dress sends her into a dream­scape fugue state, in search of a mu­sic box stolen by a liv­ing stuffed an­i­mal. Not rated. 77 min­utes. The Screen. (Jen­nifer Levin)


How do we con­nect with our­selves and each other through all of the dis­trac­tions and stress of mod­ern so­ci­ety? That is the ques­tion posed by this doc­u­men­tary, which seeks an­swers through in­ter­views with sci­en­tific ex­perts and spir­i­tual lead­ers through­out the world. Not rated. 75 min­utes. Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts. (Not re­viewed)


Co­me­dian Kevin Hart has been a movie star for long enough that it’s easy to for­get he got his start as a stand-up comic. This movie re­minds us of his prow­ess and pop­u­lar­ity in that arena, stag­ing one of his per­for­mances in a football sta­dium and com­ple­ment­ing it with short films that also star Halle Berry and Don Chea­dle. Rated R. 96 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14; Vi­o­let Crown; DreamCatcher. (Not re­viewed)


Mun­gau Dain and Marie Wawa star in this story about in­dige­nous peo­ple on a re­mote is­land in the South Pa­cific. It cen­ters on two young lovers who are torn apart when one is be­trothed to a mem­ber of a ri­val tribe as a peace of­fer­ing. Not rated. 100 min­utes. In Nau­vhal with sub­ti­tles. Jean Cocteau Cin­ema. (Not re­viewed)

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