★★★ HomeAgain — Reese Witherspoon stars as a woman starting over, who lets three filmmakers crash at her guest house. With Pico Alexander, Nat Wolff, Jon Rudnitsky, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen and Lake Bell. 97 min. (PG-13) for some thematic and sexual material. ★★ It — Children in a small Maine town face off with a murderous clown called Pennywise. With Jaeden Lieberher, Wyatt Oleff, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis and Finn Wolfhard. Based on the novel by Stephen King. 135 min. (R) for violence/ horror, bloody images, and for language. Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune (NR) The Limehouse Golem — A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible. Directed by Juan Carlos Medina. Written by Peter Ackroyd, Jane Goldman. Starring Olivia Cooke, Bill Nighy, Eddie Marsan. 109 min. (U). AMC Pompano Beach18. (NR) Five people become trapped in a World Trade Center elevator on the morning of Sept. 11. With Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldber and Gina Gershon. 90 min. (R) for language. ences. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune (NR) Birth of the Dragon — Martial arts legend Bruce Lee gets his start in 1964 San Francisco and challenges a master. With Phillip Ng, Xia Yu and Billy Magnussen. Directed by George Nolfi. 89 min. (PG-13) for martial arts violence, language and thematic elements. ★★ 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) The Dark Tower — Based on Stephen King's series of novels about a young boy and a frontiersman knight on an interdimensional quest. With Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim and Jackie Earle Haley. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel. 95 min. (PG-13) for thematic material including sequences of gun violence and action. ★ 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. ★★★ 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 ★★ The Glass Castle —. rie Larson stars as a young woman who strives to find her own way after growing up in a close-knit unorthodox family. With Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson. Based on Jeannette Walls' memoir. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. 127 min. (PG-13) for mature thematic content involving family dysfunction, and for some language and smoking. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ ½ Good Time — A bank robber desperately tries to escape the dragnet that is closing in on him. With Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie and Taliah Web- ster. Directed by Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie. 100 min. (R) for language throughout, violence, drug use and sexual content. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ The Hitman’s Bodyguard — Ryan Reynolds stars as the agent assigned to protect assassin Samuel L. Jackson and transport him safely from England to The Hague. With Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek. Directed by Patrick Hughes. 118 min. (R) for strong violence and language throughout. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ ½ I Do ... Until I Don’t — An opportunistic filmmaker interviews three couples to demonstrate how marriage is outmoded. With Lake Bell, Ed Helms, Amber Heard, Paul Reiser, Mary Steenburgen, Wyatt Cenac and Dolly Wells. Directed by Bell. 103 min. 103 min. (R) for sexual material and language ★★ Kidnap — Halle Berry stars as a mother intent on rescuing her kidnapped son. With Sage Correa, Chris McGinn and Lew Temple. Directed by Luis Prieto. 94 min. (R) for violence and peril. 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 ★★ ½ Leap! — An orphan dreams of going to Paris to become a dancer, while her best friend hopes to become a famous inventor in this animated tale. Voices of Elle Fanning, Maddie Ziegler, Nat Wolff, Carly Rae Jepsen and Mel Brooks. Directed by Eric Summer and Eric Warin. 89 min. (PG) for some impolite humor, and action. ★★★ Logan Lucky — During Charlotte's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 stock car race, two brothers attempt a heist. With Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Hilary Swank and Seth MacFarlane. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. 119 min. (PG-13) for language and some crude comments. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ 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 Matchett. 115 min. (PG-13) for some thematic content and brief sexuality. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ ½ Menashse — Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. Directed by Joshua Z Weinstein. Written by Alex Lipschultz, Musa Syeed. Starring Menashe Lustig, Yoel Falkowitz, Ruben Niborski. 82 min. (PG) for thematic elements. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature — This follow-up to the 2014 animated comedy finds Surly Squirrel and friends fighting to save their park from development. Voices by Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl and Maya Rudolph. Directed by Cal Brunker. 91min. (PG) for action and some rude humor. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency ★ ½ The Only Living Boy in NewYork — Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress. Directed by Marc Webb. Written by Allan Loeb. Starring Kate Beckinsale, Pierce Brosnan, Kiersey Clemons, Cynthia Nixon, Callum Turner and Jeff Bridges. 88 min. (R) for language and some drug material. — Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times ★★★ Patti Cake$ — A teen wants to launch a rap career, with the help of a misfit band of buddies. With Danielle Macdonald and Cathy Moriarity. Directed by Geremy Jasper. 108 min. (R) for language throughout, crude sexual references, some drug use and a brief nude image.
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 The Trip to Spain — Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reunite with director Michael Winterbottom for a third excursion, this time to sample the cuisine of the Iberian peninsula. (U). 110 min. — Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times (NR) Tulip Fever — A married woman in 17th century Amsterdam and her lover stake their hopes of running away together on the city's tulip bulb market. With Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Christoph Waltz, Zach Galifianakis and Judi Dench. Directed by Justin Chadwick. 107 min. (R) for sexual content and nudity. ★★★ 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 ★★ Wind River — Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen star in this tense tale of murder on a Native American reservation. Directed Taylor Sheridan. 111min. (R) for strong violence, a rape, disturbing images, and language. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ 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