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au­di­to­rium for a screen­ing of the 2010 doc­u­men­tary about the elu­sive and provoca­tive graf­fiti and “event” artist known as Banksy. 6 p.m. Wednes­day, Mem­phis Brooks Mu­seum of Art. Tick­ets: $16, or $14 for mem­bers and stu­dents. Visit brooksmu­seum.org. Jean-michel Cousteau’s Se­cret Ocean 3D (Not rated, 45 min.) The son of ocean pi­o­neer Jac­ques Cousteau of­fers a break­through look at a se­cret world within the ocean. Through Nov. 18, CTI 3D Gi­ant The­ater, Mem­phis Pink Palace Mu­seum, 3050 Cen­tral Ave. Tick­ets: $9 adult (13-59), $8 se­niors (60+), $7 chil­dren (3-12). Shown in reg­u­lar non-3d for­mat Mon­days through Fri­days at 4 p.m. only. Call 901-636-2362 for show­times, tick­ets and reser­va­tions. Jour­ney to Space 3D (Not rated, 45 min.) Ex­pe­ri­ence space flight his­tory and the space shut­tle pro­gram. Through Nov. 18, CTI 3D Gi­ant The­ater, Mem­phis Pink Palace Mu­seum, 3050 Cen­tral Ave. Tick­ets: $9 adults (13-59), $8 se­niors (60+), $7 chil­dren (3-12). Call 901-636-2362 for show­times, tick­ets and reser­va­tions. Liv­ing in the Age of Air­planes 2D (Not rated, 45 min.) Ex­pe­ri­ence flight and its im­pact upon com­merce and cul­ture. Through Sept. 11, CTI 3D Gi­ant The­ater, Mem­phis Pink Palace Mu­seum, 3050 Cen­tral Ave. Tick­ets: $9 adult (13-59), $8 se­niors (60+), $7 chil­dren (3-12). Call 901-636-2362 for show­times, tick­ets and reser­va­tions. Mem­phis Film Prize: See story on Page ??. Fri­day and Sat­ur­day, Stu­dio on the Square. Tick­ets: $30. VIP Pass: $150. Visit mem­ph­is­film­prize.com. Mi­crocin­ema: Nar­ra­tive Shorts — 2015 Fes­ti­val En­core (Not rated, 98 min.) A re­screen­ing of eight films from last year’s Indie Mem­phis Film Fes­ti­val, in­clud­ing the Au­di­ence Award win­ner for Best Nar­ra­tive Short (“The Mo­bile Strip­per”). 7:30 p.m. Wednes­day, Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleve­land. Doors open at 7 p.m., screen­ing starts at 7:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion by do­na­tion. Mon­sters Univer­sity (G, 104 min.) The out­door “Movie Night at Car­riage Cross­ing” series con­tin­ues with a Pixar pre­quel that re­vis­its the rah-rah school days of am­bu­la­tory eye­ball Mike Wa­zowski (voiced by Billy Crys­tal) and shag rug Sul­ley (John Good­man). “Pre-movie fun” be­gins at 7 p.m., and the film start at dusk. Fam­i­lies are en­cour­aged to bring blan­kets and lawn chairs. Fri­day, Cen­tral Park at Car­riage Cross­ing, 4674 Mer­chants Park Cir­cle, Col­lierville. Ad­mis­sion: free. Visit shop­car­riage­cross­ing.com. Mr. Turner (R, 150 min.) The mu­seum’s “art mati­nee” series con­tin­ues with Mike Leigh’s 2014 master­piece about the ec­cen­tric ge­nius of 19th-cen­tury Bri­tish paint­ing, J.M.W. Turner (Ti­mothy Spall). 1 p.m. Fri­day, Mem­phis Brooks Mu­seum of Art. Tick­ets: $5. Visit brooksmu­seum. org. Na­tional Parks Ad­ven­ture 3D (Not rated, 45 min.) Robert Red­ford nar­rates this ul­ti­mate off-trail ad­ven­ture into the na­tion’s great out­doors and un­tamed wilder­ness. Through Nov. 18, CTI 3D Gi­ant The­ater, Mem­phis Pink Palace Mu­seum, 3050 Cen­tral Ave. Tick­ets: $9 adult (13-59), $8 se­niors (60+), $7 chil­dren (3-12). Call 901-636-2362 for show­times, tick­ets and reser­va­tions. On Lo­ca­tion: Mem­phis In­ter­na­tional Film & Mu­sic Fest: See sto­ries on Pages ???. Fri­day and Sat­ur­day, Stu­dio on the Square. Passes: $30. In­di­vid­ual screen­ing tick­ets: $8. Visit on­lo­ca­tion­mem­phis.org. Riff­trax Live: Mothra (Not rated, 101 min.) Like bugs at­tracted to a pro­jec­tion booth bulb, Michael J. Nel­son, Kevin Mur­phy and Bill Cor­bett — the wise­crack­ing wits re­spon­si­ble for “Mys­tery Sci­ence The­ater 3000” — gather to skewer the 1961 Toho pro­duc­tion about a gi­ant moth that at­tacks Tokyo. 7 p.m. Thurs­day, Par­adiso. Tick­ets: $15. Visit malco.com. The Rocky Hor­ror Pic­ture Show (R, 100 min.) 11:30 p.m. Fri­day, Ever­green Theatre, 1705 Po­plar. Tick­ets: $10. Visit rocky­hor­rormem­phis.com. Star Wars: The Force Awak­ens (PG-13, 136 min.) The lat­est “Star Wars” se­quel re­turns to the big (re­ally big) screen. In 2D. 4 p.m. Sat­ur­day and Sun­day, CTI 3D Gi­ant The­ater, Mem­phis Pink Palace Mu­seum, 3050 Cen­tral Ave. Tick­ets: $9 adult (13-59), $8 se­niors (60+), $7 chil­dren (3-12). Call 901-636-2362 for show­times, tick­ets and reser­va­tions. Alice Through the Look­ing Glass (PG, 113 min.) Bartlett 10. An­gry Birds (PG, 97 min.) Bartlett 10. Bad Moms (R, 101 min.) They’re en­gaged in “comedic self-in­dul­gence,” and they in­clude Mila Ku­nis, Kathryn Hahn and Kris­ten Bell. Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, For­est Hill 8, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Olive Branch Cin­ema, Palace Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema, Sum­mer Quar­tet Drive-in. Café So­ci­ety (PG-13, 96 min.) HHH Vit­to­rio Storaro (“Apoca­lypse Now”) seems able to trans­mute light into molten gold, and his bur­nished cin­e­matog­ra­phy is among the mul­ti­ple at­trac­tions of writer-di­rec­tor Woody Allen’s 47th theatri­cal fea­ture, a rue­ful tale about ma­te­rial suc­cess and ro­man­tic com­pro­mise that stars Jesse Eisen­berg as a 1930s Bronx Jew who trav­els to Hol­ly­wood to run er­rands for his pro­ducer un­cle (Steve Carell) and pitch ten­ta­tive woo at the un­cle’s smart, wary sec­re­tary (Kris­ten Ste­wart, cur­rently do­ing bet­ter work than al­most any other per­former in movies) be­fore re­turn­ing to New York to run a night­club with his gang­ster brother (Corey Stoll). Ridge­way Cin­ema Grill. Cap­tain Amer­ica: Civil War (PG-13, 147 min.) HHH Like guest star Ant-man (Paul Rudd) in his new Gi­ant-man iden­tity, this some­what un­gainly Marvel se­quel al­most col­lapses un­der its own weight; it’s as much a credit to the good will gen­er­ated by the ac­tors in pre­vi­ous films as to the jug­gling skills of brother direc­tors Joe and An­thony Russo that the en­ter­prise — crowded with at least a dozen he­roes — holds our in­ter­est, even though its po­ten­tially provoca­tive premise is no longer novel (as in “Bat­man v Su­per­man,” the au­thor­i­ties want to con­trol “en­hanced peo­ple”), while its Cap­tain Amer­ica (Chris Evans)-ver­sus-iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) free­dom-of-choice de­bate be­comes drowned out by the din of (ex­tremely well­staged) spe­cial-ef­fects bat­tle. Steal­ing ev­ery chaotic scene is the Black Pan­ther (Chad­wick Bose­man), a cool new hero whose cos­tume­with-claws is the cat’s meow; less con­vinc­ingly slung into the melee is Spi­der-man (Tobey Maguire look-alike Tom Hol­land), re­stored to teenage­dom so he can spin off into his own re­booted series. Bartlett 10. Cap­tain Fan­tas­tic (R, 118 min.) Af­ter a long vol­un­tary ex­ile from main­stream so­ci­ety, a Pa­cific North­west free spirit (Viggo Mortensen) must take his home-schooled brood of six chil­dren into the big bad outer world. Ridge­way Cin­ema Grill. Cen­tral In­tel­li­gence (PG13, 114 min.) Star­ring Kevin Hart and Dwayne John­son. Bartlett 10, Wolfchase Gal­le­ria Cin­ema 8. The Con­jur­ing 2 (PG-13, 133 min.) HHH Bartlett 10. Find­ing Dory (PG, 103 min.) Cine­planet 16, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Par­adiso. Ghost­busters (PG-13, 116 min.) HHH Slimed from the mo­ment it was an­nounced by an on­line cul­ture of sex­ist man-chil­dren, this fe­male­cast re­make of the beloved 1984 hit is an over­due re­buke to the “fan­bro” id­ioc­racy but also a win­ning ex­am­ple of an “event” ac­tion-com­edy, with Kris­ten Wiig, an atyp­i­cally fam­ily-friendly Melissa Mccarthy, a flirty Kate Mckin­non (her hu­mor dada, her sex­u­al­ity coded) and Mem­phis-born Les­lie Jones (prob­lem­at­i­cally, the only non­sci­en­tist in the group) as next-gen­er­a­tion pro­ton-pack­ers. . I left the film won­der­ing: Has any other big stu­dio movie pre­sented such an un­com­pro­mised cel­e­bra­tion of fe­male friend­ship, in­tel­li­gence and hero­ism? Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema (in 3-D), Par­adiso, Stu­dio on the Square, Sum­mer Quar­tet Drive-in, Wolfchase Gal­le­ria Cin­ema 8. Hil­lary’s Amer­ica: The Se­cret His­tory of the Demo­cratic Party (PG13, 107 min.) con­ser­va­tive con­spir­acy the­o­rist Di­nesh D’souza fol­lows his 2012 “Obama’s Amer­ica” with its in­evitable se­quel. Col­lierville Towne 16, Wolfchase Gal­le­ria Cin­ema 8. Ice Age: Col­li­sion Course (PG, 94 min.) The fifth (!) en­try in an an­i­mated series. Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema. In­de­pen­dence Day: Resur­gence (PG-13, 119 min.) Bartlett 10. Ja­son Bourne (PG-13, 121 min.) Re­united with di­rec­tor Paul Green­grass, Matt Da­mon again acts the role of Amer­ica’s fa­vorite am­ne­siac ex-as­sas­sin. Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, For­est Hill 8, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Olive Branch Cin­ema, Palace Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema, Stu­dio on the Square, Sum­mer Quar­tet Drive-in. The Jun­gle Book (PG, 105 min.) HHH ½ Du­bi­ously de­scribed by most re­view­ers as a “live-ac­tion” adap­ta­tion of Rud­yard Ki­pling’s late-vic­to­rian story, this ex­tremely en­ter­tain­ing and some­times mov­ing Dis­ney episodic ad­ven­ture fea­tures re­mark­ably re­al­is­tic an­i­mals, trop­i­cal fo­liage and ex­otic Asian land­scapes. Bartlett 10. The Le­gend of Tarzan (PG13, 109 min.) HHH . Cine­planet 16, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Wolfchase Gal­le­ria Ci­nama 8. Lights Out (PG-13, 81 min.) A hor­ror movie that says we re­ally should be afraid of the dark. Cine­planet 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Olive Branch Cin­ema, Palace Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema, Sum­mer Quar­tet Drive-in. Mike and Dave Need Wed­ding Dates (R, 98 min.) A com­edy in which the girls (Anna Ken­drick, Aubrey Plaza) are as raunchy as the guys (Zac Efron, Adame Devine). Bartlett 10. Nerve (PG-13, 96 min.) Emma Roberts and Dave Franco par­tic­i­pate in a mo­bile on­line game even more dan­ger­ous than “Poke­mon Go.” Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Olive Branch Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema. Nine Lives (PG, 87 min.) Self-cen­tered busi­ness exec Kevin Spacey learns to be a bet­ter fa­ther when he mag­i­cally is trans­ported into the body of the fam­ily cat. Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, For­est Hill 8, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Olive Branch Cin­ema, Palace Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema. The Se­cret Life of Pets (PG, 90 min.) Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, For­est Hill 8, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Olive Branch Cin­ema, Palace Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema, Sum­mer Quar­tet Drive-in. Star Trek Be­yond (PG13, 122 min.) HHH The mul­ti­cul­tural es­prit de corps that mo­ti­vated Justin Lin’s “Fast & Fu­ri­ous” movies proves a nat­u­ral fit for the can-do out­erspace op­ti­mism of the late Gene Rod­den­berry’s long-run­ning sci­ence- fic­tion saga; the re­sult is the sum­mer’s most con­traTrumpian block­buster, as swash­buck­ling Cap­tain Kirk (Chris Pine), Vul­can sci­ence of­fi­cer Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the other stal­warts of the star­ship En­ter­prise again demon­strate that team­work beats ego-driven strong­man ag­gres­sion (the vil­lain this time is the venge­ful Krall, played by Idris Elba is an ex­am­ple of the dis­fig­ur­ing old-school spe­cial-ef­fects makeup that is a high­light of this 13th “Trek” fea­ture film). Cine­planet 16, Col­lierville Towne 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, De­soto Cin­ema 16, For­est Hill 8, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema (in 3-D), Olive Branch Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Stage Cin­ema, Stu­dio on the Square. Sui­cide Squad (PG-13, 130 min.) HH As dark and dan­ger­ous as the sales rack at Hot Topic (Jared Leto’s tat­ted-up, bling-bran­dish­ing Clown Prince of Crime is more Jug­galo than Joker), this brand-ex­tend­ing DC Comics ori­gin saga about a team of ruth­less, brutish and de­ranged su­pervil­lains re­cruited as pre-emp­tive pro­tec­tion against rogue “meta-hu­mans” stim­u­lates the rep­tile brain with a cer­tain shame­less ef­fi­ciency (Mar­got Rob­bie’s scen­esteal­ing Har­ley Quinn cer­tainly knows how to rock the baby-doll tee and the shorter-than-a-grizz Girl’s shorts), but oth­er­wise in­duces cere­bral at­ro­phy. Cine­planet 16 (in 3-D), Col­lierville Towne 16 (in 3-D), Cor­dova Cin­ema (in 3-D), De­soto Cin­ema 16 (in 3-D), For­est Hill 8, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema (in 3-D), Ma­jes­tic, Olive Branch Cin­ema (in 3-D), Palace Cin­ema (in 3-D), Par­adiso (in 3-D), Stage Cin­ema (in 3-D), Stu­dio on the Square, Sum­mer Quar­tet Drive-in. Teenage Mu­tant Ninja Tur­tles: Out of the Shad­ows (PG-13, 112 min.) A hard-shell se­quel. Bartlett 10. X-men: Apoca­lypse (PG-13, 144 min.) HHH Set in 1983, the sixth Marvel Comics “X-men” movie (ex­clud­ing “Wolver­ine” and “Dead­pool” spinoffs) casts Os­car Isaac — buried be­neath rune-etched pros­thet­ics and Pharaonic “Starlight Ex­press” cos­tumery — as a res­ur­rected Ur-mu­tant who re­cruits Mag­neto (Michael Fass­ben­der) and three other su­per­pow­ered “horse­men of the apoca­lypse” in a plan to de­stroy and re­make the world. Bartlett 10.

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