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½ Atomic Blonde — Char­l­ize Theron stars as an MI6 agent or­dered to Ber­lin to break up a sav­age spy ring. With James McAvoy, John Good­man and Toby Jones. Directed by David Leitch. 115 min. (R) for se­quences of strong vi­o­lence, lan­guage through­out, and some sex­u­al­ity/nu­dity. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

Baby Driver — A young get­away driver must face the mu­sic when a doomed heist threat­ens his life, love and free­dom. With Ansel El­gort, Kevin Spacey, Eiza González, Jamie Foxx and Jon Hamm. Writ­ten and directed by Edgard Wright. 113 min. (R) for vi­o­lence, strong lan­guage through­out. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune Con­tent Agency

½ The Big Sick — Ku­mail Nan­jiani stars as an up-and-com­ing Mus­lim comic whose re­la­tion­ship with a grad stu­dent is com­pli­cated by his tra­di­tional par­ents and her se­ri­ous ill­ness. With Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Adeel Akhtar, Zeno­bia Shroff, Anu­pam Kher and Ray Romano. Directed by Michael Showal­ter. 124 min. (R) for lan­guage in­clud­ing some sex­ual ref­er­ences. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

Cars 3 — Light­ning McQueen faces a new gen­er­a­tion of rac­ers with the help of en­thu­si­as­tic young race tech­ni­cian Cruz Ramirez and the wis­dom of an old friend. Voices by Owen Wil­son, Cris­tela Alonzo, Ar­mie Ham­mer, Larry the Cable Guy, Kerry Wash­ing­ton, Nathan Fil­lion and Lea DeLaria. Directed by Brian Fee. (G) 109 min. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

½ Despicable Me3— Su­pervil­lain­turned-hero Gru and his fam­ily re­turn in this an­i­mated comic-ad­ven­ture. Voices by Steve Carell, Kris­ten Wiig, Trey Parker and Julie An­drews. Directed by Pierre Cof­fin and Kyle Balda. 90 min. (PG) for ac­tion and rude hu­mor.

Dunkirk — Al­lied soldiers from Bel­gium, the Bri­tish Em­pire and France are sur­rounded by the Ger­man army and evac­u­ated durin a fierce bat­tle in World War II. With Fionn White­head, Damien Bon­nard and Aneurin Barnard. Writ­ten and directed by Christo­pher Nolan. 107 min. (PG-13) for in­tense war ex­pe­ri­ence and some lan­guage. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune (NR) The Emoji Movie — The tiny ex­pres­sions liv­ing in­side your smart­phone come alive in this an­i­mated ad­ven­ture. Voices by T.J. Miller, James Cor­den and Anna. Directed by Tony Leondis. (PG) for rude hu­mor.

½ 47 Me­ters Down— Two sis­ters find them­selves trapped in a shark cage on the seabed floor. With Mandy Moore and Claire Holt. Directed by Jo­hannes Roberts. 89 min. (PG-13) for se­quences of in­tense peril, bloody im­ages and brief strong lan­guage. — Cary Dar­ling, Fort Worth Star-Tele­gram

Girls Trip — When four life­long friends travel to New Or­leans for the an­nual Essence Fes­ti­val, sis­ter­hoods are rekin­dled and wild sides are re­dis­cov­ered. With Regina Hall, Queen Lat­i­fah and Jada Pin­kett Smith. Directed by Mal­colm D. Lee. 122 min. (R) for crude and sex­ual con­tent through­out, per­va­sive lan­guage, brief graphic nu­dity and drug ma­te­rial. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune Con­tent Agency

AGhost Story — Casey Af­fleck dons a bed­sheet and stars op­po­site Rooney Mara in writer-di­rec­tor David Low­ery’s sim­ple story of love and loss that grad­u­ally pries open a win­dow onto eter­nity. (R) for brief lan­guage and a dis­turb­ing im­age. AMC Aven­tura 24; Re­gal Shad­owood16, Boca Ra­ton; Cine­mark Palace 20, Boca Ra­ton; AMC Ci­tyPlace 20, West Palm Beach. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

½ Lady Mac­beth — Ru­ral Eng­land, 1865. Kather­ine is sti­fled by her loveless mar­riage to a bit­ter man twice her age, and his cold, un­for­giv­ing fam­ily. When she em­barks on a pas­sion­ate af­fair with a young worker on her hus­band’s es­tate, a force is un­leashed in­side her so pow­er­ful that she will stop at noth­ing to get what she wants. Directed by Wil­liam Ol­droyd. Writ­ten by Alice Birch. Star­ring Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Naomi Ackie, Christo­pher Fair­bank. 89 min. (R) for some dis­turb­ing vi­o­lence, strong sex­u­al­ity/nu­dity, and lan­guage. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

Lan­d­line — When two sis­ters sus­pect their fa­ther may be hav­ing an af­fair, it sends them into a tail­spin that re­veals cracks in the fam­ily façade. For the first time, older sis­ter Dana, re­cently en­gaged and strug­gling with her own fi­delity, finds her­self bond­ing with her wild teenage sis­ter Ali. The two try to un­cover the truth without tip­ping off their mother and dis­cover the messy re­al­ity of love and sex in the process. Set in 1990s Man­hat­tan, “Lan­d­line” is a warm, in­sight­ful and comedic drama about a fam­ily united by se­crets and lies, co-writ­ten and directed by Gil­lian Robe­spierre. 93 min. (R) for sex­ual con­tent, lan­guage and drug use. AMC Aven­tura 24. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune Lost in Paris — Fiona, a small-town Cana­dian li­brar­ian, vis­its Paris for the first time to as­sist her my­opic Aunt Martha. Catas­tro­phes en­sue, mainly in­volv­ing Dom (a strangely se­duc­tive, oddly ego­tis­ti­cal vagabond) who has yet to have an emo­tion or thought he was afraid of ex­press­ing. The an­noy­ing tramp just won’t Fiona alone. “Lost in Paris” is re­plete with an­tics and in­tri­cately chore­ographed slap­stick - a fun and hec­tic tale of pe­cu­liar peo­ple find­ing love while lost in the City of Lights. In French and English. 83 min. (U). — Justin Chang, Los An­ge­les Times

½ Maudie — Based on a true story, “Maudie” charts the un­likely ro­mance be­tween Maud Lewis, a folk artist who blos­soms in later life, and the cur­mud­geonly recluse, Everett. Directed by Ais­ling Walsh. Writ­ten by Sherry White. Star­ring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Match- ett. 115 min. (PG-13) for some the­matic con­tent and brief sex­u­al­ity. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

½ Me­gan Leavey — A Ma­rine cor­po­ral trains and bonds with a com­bat dog as they de­ploy to Iraq and com­plete more than100 mis­sions be­fore be­ing in­jured by an IED ex­plo­sion. With Kate Mara, Edie Falco, Ra­mon Ro­driguez, Bradley Whit­ford and Com­mon. Directed by Gabriela Cow­perth­waite. 116 min. (PG-13) for war vi­o­lence, lan­guage, sug­ges­tive ma­te­rial, and the­matic el­e­ments. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune Con­tent Agency The Mid­wife — Two of French cin­ema’s big­gest stars shine in this bit­ter­sweet drama about the un­likely friend­ship that de­vel­ops be­tween Claire, a ta­lented but tightly wound mid­wife, and Béa­trice, the es­tranged, free-spir­ited mis­tress of Claire’s late fa­ther. Though po­lar op­po­sites in al­most ev­ery way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the un­usual cir­cum­stance that brought them to­gether in this sharp char­ac­ter study from the César-award win­ning di­rec­tor Martin Provost. Di­rec­tor/Screen­writer Martin Provost. Star­ring: Cather­ine Deneuve, Cather­ine Frot. In French with English sub­ti­tles. 117 min. (U). — Justin Chang, Los An­ge­les Times

Pi­rates Of The Caribbean: Dead MenTell No Tales — Johnny Depp re­turns as Cap­tain Jack Spar­row, again try­ing to stay one step ahead of a venge­ful crew of ghost pi­rates, this time led by Javier Bardeom. With Or­lando Bloom. Directed by Joachim Røn­ning, Espen Sand­berg. 118 min. (PG-13) for se­quences of ad­ven­ture vi­o­lence, and some sug­ges­tive con­tent. — Mark Kennedy, As­so­ci­ated Press

Spi­der-man: Homecoming — Fresh off his ad­ven­tures with the Avengers, Peter Parker ad­justs to life as a web­slinger and faces off against the vil­lain­ous Vul­ture. With Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zen­daya, Jon Favreau and Don­ald Glover. Directed by Jon Watts. 133 min. (PG-13) for sci-fi ac­tion vi­o­lence, some lan­guage and brief sug­ges­tive com­ments. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune Con­tent Agency (NR) 13 Min­utes — In Novem­ber1939, Ge­org Elser's at­tempt to as­sas­si­nate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is ar­rested. Dur­ing his con­fine­ment, he re­calls the events lead­ing up to his plot and his rea­sons for de­cid­ing to take such dras­tic ac­tion. 114 min. (R) for dis­turb­ing vi­o­lence and some sex­u­al­ity. In Ger­man.

½ Trans­form­ers: The Last Knight — Mark Wahlberg re­turns to team with An­thony Hop­kins as ev­ery­thing we knew about Trans­form­ers is turned up­side down. With Josh Duhamel, Laura Had­dock, Jer­rod Carmichael, Is­abela Moner and San­ti­ago Cabrera. Directed by Michael Bay. 148 min. (PG-13) for vi­o­lence and in­tense se­quences of sci-fi ac­tion, lan­guage, and some in­nu­endo. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

Valerian and the City of a Thou­sand Planets — A dark force threat­ens Al­pha, a vast me­trop­o­lis and home to species form a thou­sand planets. Spe­cial op­er­a­tives Valerian and Lau­re­line must race to iden­tify the ma­raud­ing menance and safe­guard not just Al­pha, but the fu­ture of the uni­verse. With Dane DeHaan, Cara Delev­ingne and Clive Owen. Directed by Luc Besson. 137 min. (PG-13) for sci-fi vi­o­lence and ac­tion, sug­ges­tive ma­te­rial and brief lan­guage. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

½ War for the Planet of the Apes — Cae­sar and his apes bat­tle a hu­man army led by a bru­tal colonel in this third film in the lat­est se­ries in­spired by Pierre Boulle's 1963 novel. With Andy Serkis, Woody Har­rel­son, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Terry No­tary, Karin Kono­val. Directed by Matt Reeves. 140 min. (PG-13) for se­quences of sci-fi vi­o­lence and ac­tion, the­matic el­e­ments and some dis­turb­ing im­ages. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

Wish Upon — A mag­i­cal mu­sic box grants a17-year-old wishes with deadly side ef­fects. With Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Shan­non Purser, Ki Hong Lee, Sher­i­lyn Fenn. Directed by John R. Leonetti. 90 min. (PG-13) for vi­o­lent and dis­turb­ing im­ages, the­matic el­e­ments and lan­guage.

½ Won­der Woman— The Ama­zo­nian princess gets her own movie and leaves her is­land par­adise to fight a war to end all wars. With Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Hus­ton, David Thewlis, Con­nie Nielsen. Directed by Patty Jenk­ins. 141min. (PG-13) for se­quences of vi­o­lence and ac­tion, and some sug­ges­tive con­tent. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tri­bune

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