(NR) Flower — A rebellious teen meets the mentally unstable son of her mother’s boyfriend. With Zoey Deutch, Kathryn Hahn and Adam Scott. 90 min. (R) for crude sexual content and language throughout, graphic nude drawings, some drug content, and a brief violent image. Classic Gateway Theatre, Fort Lauderdale; AMC Aventura 24 (NR) Foxtrot — A man and his wife cope with grief after learning that their son died in the line of duty. In Hebrew. 108 min. (R) for some sexual content including graphic images, and brief drug use. Classic Gateway Theatre, Fort Lauderdale (NR) God’s Not Dead: ALight in the Darkness — A fire and subsequent pressure from a local university threatens a congregation's existence and challenges its pastor. With David A.R. White, John Corbett, Shane Harper and Tatum O'Neal. 105 min. (PG) for thematic elements including some violence and suggestive material. (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 Annihilation — Natalie Portman stars as a biologist on a mission to learn her husband's fate in a mutated coastal sector of the U.S. With Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tessa Thompson. 115 min. (R) for violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★★ 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 ★★★ 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 ★ Death Wish — In a remake of the Charles Bronson classic from1974, Bruce Willis stars as a man out for revenge after his family is violently attacked. With Elizabeth Shue and Vincent D’Onofrio. (R) for strong bloody violence and language throughout.— Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ AFantastic Woman— Marina, a waitress who moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend. In Spanish. 104 min. (R) for language, sexual content, nudity and a disturbing assault. Classic Gateway Theatre, Fort Lauderdale. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool — A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. Directed by Paul McGuigan. Written by Matt Greenhalgh, Peter Turner. Starring Jamie Bell, Annette Bening, Julie Walters. 105 min. (R) for language, some sexual content and brief nudity. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ ½ Game Night — A weekly get- together levels up when the couples participate in a murder-mystery party. With Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan and Kyle Chandler. 93 min. (R) for language, sexual references and some violence. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★ ½ The Greatest Showman — Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum, the 19th century empresario who created entertainment known around the world. With Michelle Williams, Zac Efron and Zendaya. 109 min. (PG) for thematic elements including a brawl. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency (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. ★★ ½ Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle — Four teenagers find themselves inside an old video game console featuring ferocious realism and danger. With Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Kevin Hart. 119 min. (PG-13) for adventure action, suggestive content and some language. — Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press 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 The Leisure Seeker — A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call “The Leisure Seeker.” Directed by Paolo Virzì. Writen by Michael Zadoorian, Stephen Amidon. Starring Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Janel Moloney. 112 min. (R) for some sexual material. — Jay Weissberg, Variety Loveless — A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. 127 min. (R) for strong sexuality, graphic nudity, language and a brief disturbing image. In Russian. Classic Gateway Theatre, Fort Lauderdale — Michael O’Sullivan, Washington Post ★★★ ½ Love, Simon — A teenager frets about coming out to his family and friends and over the identity of the unknown classmate for whom he has fallen for online. With Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel. 100 min. (PG-13) for thematic elements, sexual references, language and teen partying. ★ ½ Midnight Sun — Teen love is threatened by a17-year-old girl’s lifethreatening sensitivity to sunlight. With Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger and Rob Riggle. 91min. (PG-13) for some teen partying and sensuality. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency 1945 — 12 August1945,11AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. Within a few hours, everything changes. In Hungarian, Russian. 91min. — Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times ★★ Pacific Rim: Uprising — Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi) and Jake Pentecost (John Boyega) lead their frenemy Lambert (Scott Eastwood) and new Jaeger pilots in the fight against a young hacker. 110 min. (PG-13) for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ 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 Peter Rabbit — James Corden gives voice to Beatrix Potter's notable hare in this mix of live-action and animation. With Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson; voices by Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki and Margot Robbie. 93 min. (PG) for some rude humor and action. — Katie Walsh, Tribune Content Agency ★★★ 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 ★ ½ Red Sparrow — Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to “Sparrow School,” a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Written by Justin Haythe, Jason Matthews. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts. 139 min. (R) for strong violence, torture, sexual content, language and some graphic nudity. Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ 7 Days in Entebbe — The1976 hijacking of an Air France flight leads to a diplomatic standoff in Uganda as the Israeli government races the clock to rescue the passengers. With Rosamund Pike, Daniel Bruhl and Eddie Marsan. 107 min. (PG-13) for violence, some thematic material, drug use, smoking and brief strong language. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★★ ½ The Shape of Water — In a 1960s research facility, a mute janitor forms a relationship with an aquatic creature. Directed byGuillermo del Toro. Written by del Toro., Vanessa Taylor. Starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon. 123 min. (R) for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence 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 ★★★ ½ Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Rey continues her search for the truth behind the Force. With Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver and Carrie Fisher. 152 min. (PG-13) for sequences of sci-fi action and violence. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune (NR) The Strangers: Prey at Night — A trio of psychopaths terrorize a family at a secluded mobile home park. With Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson and Bailee Madison. 85 min. (R) for horror violence and terror throughout, and for language. ★★ Tomb Raider — Alicia Wickander stars as Lara Croft, who searches for her long-missing father in this reboot of the action adventure series based on the video game. With Dominic West and Walton Goggins. 118 min. (PG-13) for sequences of violence and action, and for some language. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ ½ Unsane — Inside a mental institution, a young woman confronts her greatest fear. With Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard and Jay Pharoah. 98 min. (R) for disturbing behavior, violence, language, and sex references. — Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune ★★ 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
Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Lamorne Morris, Billy Magnussen, and Kylie Bunbury in “Game Night.”