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BE­FORE I FALL

In what ap­pears to be a Ground­hog Day for the teenage crowd, Zoey Deutch plays Sa­man­tha Kingston, a young woman who dies in a car crash after leav­ing a high school party only to wake up and have to re­live the fate­ful day. When this cy­cle con­tin­ues again and again, she shifts from try­ing to es­cape her fate to at­tempt­ing to dis­cover what les­son she is sup­posed to learn. Rated PG-13. 99 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14. (Not re­viewed)

LO­GAN KEDI

Not rated. 80 min­utes. In Turk­ish with sub­ti­tles. Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts. See re­view, Page 33. Hugh Jack­man has been grow­ing out his side­burns and pos­ing with CGI claws as Wolver­ine since 2000’s X-Men, and now he plays the Marvel char­ac­ter for what may be the fi­nal time, in this out­ing by di­rec­tor James Man­gold (2013’s The Wolver­ine). The story is es­sen­tially a Western, par­tially filmed in New Mexico and set in a near fu­ture when mu­tants are nearly ex­tinct. Wolver­ine lives in the desert and tends to an ail­ing Pro­fes­sor Charles Xavier (Pa­trick Ste­wart, also in his swan song as the char­ac­ter), when a young new mu­tant (Dafne Keen) ap­pears, giv­ing mu­tan­tkind new hope. Rated R. 137 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14; Vi­o­let Crown; Dream­Catcher. (Not re­viewed)

THE SHACK TA­BLE 19 PELLE THE CON­QUEROR

Not rated. 157 min­utes. In Sca­nian, Dan­ish, Swedish, and Fin­nish with sub­ti­tles. The Screen. See Screen Gems, Page 30. Wil­liam P. Young’s 2007 self-pub­lished, faith-based novel, which sold mil­lions of copies and dom­i­nated best­seller lists, comes to the big screen. Sam Wor­thing­ton plays a man whose daugh­ter is mur­dered in a shack on a camp­ing trip. Strug­gling with grief, he re­turns to the shack and meets a woman named Papa (Oc­tavia Spencer) along with two other strangers, who ease him into a spir­i­tual world where he re­con­nects with God and heals him­self. Rated PG-13. 132 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14; Dream­Catcher. (Not re­viewed) Anna Ken­drick heads an eclec­tic en­sem­ble (in­clud­ing Stephen Mer­chant, Lisa Kudrow, and Craig Robin­son), all play­ing mis­fit char­ac­ters who are grouped to­gether at Ta­ble 19 — the far­thest ta­ble from the bride and groom at a wed­ding re­cep­tion. They quickly re­al­ize that what they have in com­mon is that they’re not wanted at the cer­e­mony, and they bond over their ex­ile, de­cid­ing to live it up and make the most of the evening. Rated PG-13. 87 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14; Vi­o­let Crown. (Not re­viewed)

A UNITED KING­DOM

Based on the real-life ro­mance of Sir Seretse Khama and his wife Ruth Wil­liams Khama dur­ing Africa’s Bri­tish colo­nial era, a prince (David Oyelowo) of what is now Botswana falls in love with an of­fice worker from London (Rosamund Pike). Their re­spec­tive fam­i­lies and gov­ern­ments do not ap­prove of the mar­riage, but they stand strong and their love even­tu­ally in­spires the na­tion. Rated PG-13. 111 min­utes. Vi­o­let Crown. (Not re­viewed)

Hair to­day, gone to­mor­row: Hugh Jack­man in Lo­gan, at Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Vi­o­let Crown, and Dream­Catcher

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