★★ ½ Alien: Covenant — The crew of a colony ship makes a terrifying discovery after landing on what seems to be an uncharted paradise on the far side of the galaxy. With Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride and Demian Bichir. Directed by Ridley Scott. 123 min. (R) for sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ All Eyez on Me— Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as Tupac Shakur in this biopic tracing his meteoric rise in New York City. With Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper, Jamal Woolard and Danai Gurira. Directed by Benny Boom. 140 min. (R) for language and drug use throughout, violence, some nudity and sexuality. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency ★★★ 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 Baywatch — Dwayne Johnson steps into the formidable flip-flops of David Hasselhoff as lifeguard Mitch Buchanan in this adaptation of the 1990s TV series. With Zac Efron and Priyanka Chopra. Directed by Seth Gordon. 119 min. (R) for language throughout, crude sexual content, and graphic nudity. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency ★★★ Beatriz at Dinner — A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down. Directed by Miguel Arteta. Written by Mike White. Starr Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton. 83 min. (R) for language and a scene of violence. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune (NR) The Book of Henry — An 11-year-old boy, protector of his younger brother and supporter of their single mom, devises a plan to help the girl next door. With Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Lee Pace, Maddie Ziegler and Dean Norris. Directed by Colin Trevorrow. 105 min. (PG-13) for thematic elements and brief strong language. ★★★ ½ Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie — Animated adaptation of the hit illustrated book series by Dav Pilkey about a pair of wildly imaginative boys and their creation of a not-sobright superhero. Voices by Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal. Directed by David Soren. 84 min. (PG) for rude humor. — Rick Bentley, Tribune Content Agency ★★ 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 (NR) Churchill — The British prime minister in the tense days leading to the D-Day invasion. With Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Julian Wadham, James Purefoy. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. 98 min. (PG) for thematic elements, brief war images, historical smoking throughout and some language. ★ Diary Of AWimpyKid: The Long Haul — The family takes a road trip, and Greg schemes to become famous as a new cast takes over for the fourth installment based on Jeff Kinney's comic youth novels. With Jason Ian Drucker, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos, Tom Everett Scott and Alicia Silverstone. Directed by David Bowers. 90 min. (PG) for some rude humor. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency The Exception — A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation. Directed by David Leveaux. Written by Simon Burke, Starring Lily James, Jai Courtney, Christopher Plummer. 107 min. (R) for sexuality, graphic nudity, language and brief violence. ★★ 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 ★★ ½ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 — Filmmaker James Gunn delivers Mixtape #2 as the team explores the mystery of Peter Quill's heritage and fights galactic baddies. With Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell. 138 min. (PG-13) for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ ½ The Hero — An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality. Directed by Brett Haley. Written by Haley, Marc Basch. Starring Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Krysten Ritter, Katharine Ross. 93 min. (R) for drug use, language and some sexual content. — Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press ★★★ It Comes at Night — Writerdirector Trey Edward Shults follows “Krisha” with a dystopian horror story about a man and his family under siege. With Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo and Kelvin Harrison Jr. 97 min. (R) for violence, disturbing images, and language. — 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 Mummy— Tom Cruise stars in this reboot about an ancient princess, denied her destiny, who awakens in the present but brings with her the malevolent past. With Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe. Directed by Alex Kurtzman. 107 min. (PG-13) for violence, action and scary images, and for some suggestive content and partial nudity. ★★★ MyCousin Rachel — An Englishman develops complicated feelings for his beautiful cousin, whom he suspects of murder. With Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen and Pierfrancesco Favino. Directed by Roger Michell, based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. 106 min. (PG-13) for some sexuality and brief strong language. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ Paris Can Wait — Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer, she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband. What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a carefree two-day adventure replete with diversions involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humor, wisdom and romance, reawakening Anne's senses and giving her a new lust for life. Directed and written by Eleanor Coppola. Starring Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin, Arnaud Viard. 92 min. (PG) for thematic elements, smoking and some language. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency ★★★ Past Life —“Past Life” tracks the daring late 1970’s odyssey of two sisters, an introverted classical musician and a rambunctious scandal sheet journalist, as they unravel a shocking wartime mystery that has cast a dark shadow on their entire lives. In English, German, Polish, Hebrew. 109 min. (U). — Kenneth Turan, 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 ★★ ½ Rough Night — A bachelorette party gets way out of hand when a male stripper dies in this raucous comedy. With Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, Zoe Kravitz and Paul W. Downs. Directed by Lucia Aniello. 101min. (R) for crude sexual content, language throughout, drug use and brief bloody images. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★ 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 (NR) The Wedding Plan — When her fiancé bows out on the eve of her wedding, Michal refuses to cancel the wedding arrangements. An Orthodox Jew, she insists that God will supply her a husband. As the clock ticks down. 110 min. (PG) for thematic elements. In Hebrew. ★★★ 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
Lightning McQueen, voiced by Owen Wilson, left, and Cruz Ramirez, voiced by Cristela Alonzo, in “Cars 3.” (NR) Not reviewed — General audiences. All ages admitted.
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