(NR) Breaking In — After burglars break into her house, a mother (Gabrielle Union) battles to protect her children. With Billy Burke and Richard Cabral. 88 min. (PG-13) for violence, menace, bloody images, sexual references, and brief strong language.
½ Life of the Party — A woman (Melissa McCarthy) is dumped by her longtime husband and decides to join her daughter at college. Chaos ensues. With Gillian Jacobs and Debby Ryan.105 min. (PG-13) for sexual material, drug content and partying. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
RBG — Documentary explores the life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem and Nina Totenberg. 97 min. (PG) for some thematic elements and language. — Amy Nicholson, Variety
The Rider — After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. Directed and written by Chloé Zhao. Starring Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau. 104 min. (R) for language and drug use. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Avengers: Infinity War — Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and the rest unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet – the evil Thanos – who is on a mission to collect the Infinity Stones. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Scarlett Johannson, Chadwick Boseman star. 160 min. (PG-13) for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude reference. (NR) Bad Samaritan — While breaking into a wealthy man’s (David Tennant) house, a thief (Robert Sheehan) discovers a woman being held against her will. 107 min. (R) for violence, language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity. ABag of Marbles — The adventure of a Jewish boy and his brother escaping Nazi persecution in occupied France. In French, German, Yiddish, Russian. 110 min. (U). — Robert Abele, California News Group
Black Panther — After the death of his father, a prince (Chadwick Boseman) returns to his African home of Wakanda to conquer evil and protect his technologically advanced nation. With Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o. 135 min. (PG-13) for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture. — Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Beirut — A former American diplomat is sent to negotiate for the life of a friend. With Jon Hamm, Rosamund Pike and Dean Norris. 109 min. (R) for language, some violence and a brief nude image. — Dennis Harvey, Variety (NR) Blockers — Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night. With Leslie Mann and John Cena. 102 min. (R) for crude and sexual content, and language throughout, drug content, teen partying and some graphic nudity. (NR) Chappaquiddick — Ted Kennedy struggles in the public eye after being involved in car accident that claimed the life of campaign strategist Mary Jo Kopechne. With Jason Clarke, Kate Mara and Clancy Brown. 101min. (R) for thematic material, disturbing images, some strong language, and historical smoking.
½ The Death of Stalin — Dark comedy set in the 1950s Soviet Union as various minsters jostle for power. With Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale and Jeffrey Tambor. 107 min. (R) for language throughout, violence and some sexual references. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Final Portrait — In 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, the American writer and art-lover James Lord is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, Giacometti assures Lord, will take only a few days. Flattered and intrigued, Lord agrees. So begins not only the story of a touching and offbeat friendship, but also a uniquely revealing insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and, at times, downright chaos of the artistic process. 90 min. (R) for language, some sexual references and nudity). — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Finding Your Feet — An older woman whose husband of 40 years cheated on her with her best friend finds liberation in a community dance class. With Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall and Joanna Lumley. 111 min. (PG-13) for suggestive material, brief drug use, and brief strong language. — Guy Lodge, Variety (NR) I Can Only Imagine — Faith-based drama based on the life of MercyMe singer Bart Millard. With J. Michael Finley, Brody Rose and Dennis Quaid. 110 min. (PG) for thematic elements including some violence.
I Feel Pretty — An accident makes an insecure woman believe she’s a supermodel. With Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams and Emily Ratajkowski. 107 min. (PG-13) for sexual content, some partial nudity, language. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Isle of Dogs — Wes Anderson directs this stop-motion story of a boy looking for a lost dog. With the voices of Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton and Bill Murray. 101min. (PG-13) for thematic elements and some violent images. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune The Last Suit — At 88, Abraham Bursztein is seeing his place in the world rapidly disappear. His kids have sold his Buenos Aires residence, set him up to move to a retirement home, and disagree on how to handle his fading health. But Abraham survived the Holocaust, made a successful life in a foreign land, and isn’t about to quietly fade away. Instead, he plots a secret one-way trip to Poland, where he plans to find the Christian friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II, and to keep his promise to return one day. In Spanish, Polish, Yiddish, German with English subtitles. 86 min. (U). — Mia Leonin, Artburstmiami.com
½ Lean On Pete — While working for the summer at the stables, a teen boy (Charlie Plummer) befriends an aging racehorse. With Steve Buscemi and Chloe Sevigny. 121min. (R) for language and brief violence. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune (NR) Overboard — A remake of the 1987 Goldie Hawn movie, with a twist: A rich man (Eugenio Derbez) has amnesia after he falls off his yacht and one of his employees (Anna Faris) tells him she is his wife in order to escape her financial problems. Eva Longoria also stars. 112 min. (PG-13) for suggestive material, partial nudity and some language.
Paul, Apostle of Christ — Luke struggles to spread the Gospel as Paul is held captive during the reign of Roman emperor Nero. With Jim Caviezel, James Faulkner and Joanne Whalley. 107 min. (PG-13) for some violent content and disturbing images.
½ AQuiet Place — John Krasinski stars in and directs this tale of a family hiding from creatures that hunt by sound. With Emily Blunt. 90 min. (PG-13) for terror and some bloody images. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
½ Rampage — A primatologist (Dwayne Johnson) attempts to save a gorilla named George whose genes mutated in an experiment that went wrong. 107 min. (PG-13) for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief language, and crude gestures. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Ready Player One — Steven Spielberg adapts Ernest Cline’s novel about a teen (Tye Sheridan) who enters a virtual-reality game in hopes of winning a prize that would make him the wealthiest human in the world. First, though, he must defeat an evil corporation and stop a war. With Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn. (PG-13) for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, partial nudity and language. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Sherlock Gnomes — The Gnomes are back, and there’s a mystery to solve when some garden ornaments go missing. With the voices of James McAvoy, Emily Blunt and Johnny Depp. 86 min. (PG) for some rude and suggestive humor. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency
Super Troopers 2 — An international border dispute between the U.S. and Canada propels the team into action in this sequel to the 2001comedy. With Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme. 99 min. (R) for crude sexual content and language throughout, drug material and some graphic nudity. — Owen Gleiberman, Variety (NR) Traffik — During a mountain getaway, a couple (Paula Patton, Omar Epps) is attacked by a biker gang. (R) for violent and disturbing material, language throughout, some drug use and sexual content. 96 min. (NR) Truth Or Dare — Lucy Hale (“Pretty Little Liars”) stars as a young woman whose group of friends are punished by a supernatural force when they don’t fulfill their respective truths or dares. 100 min. (PG-13) for violence and disturbing content, alcohol abuse, some sexuality, language and thematic material.
½ Tully — Charlize Theron, Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman — the team behind “Young Adult” — reunite to tell the story of a mother (Theron) of three who is at first skeptical and then embraces a ew nanny (Mackenzie Davis) in her life. 96 ,om/ (R) for language and some sexuality/ nudity. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune (NR) Tyler Perry’s Acrimony — Taraji P. Henson stars as a woman wronged by her husband. With Lyriq Bent and Crystle Stewart. 120 min. (R) for language, sexual content and some violence.
½ AWrinkle in Time — The eagerly anticipated adaptation from Ava DuVernay follows a girl and her younger brother as they try to find their missing father (Chris Pine) with the help of three women (Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon) with special powers. With Gugu Mbatha-Raw. 109 min. (PG) for thematic elements and some peril. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
½ You Were Never Really Here — A contract killer tries to save a kidnapped teen from a life of prostitution. With Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts and Ekaterina Samsonov. 89 min.(R) for strong violence, disturbing and grisly images, language, and brief nudity.