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• Book Club: Four life­long friends have their lives for­ever changed af­ter read­ing “50 Shades of Grey” in their monthly book club. • Dead­poool 2: Foul-mouthed mu­tant mer­ce­nary Wade Wil­son (AKA Dead­pool), brings to­gether a team of fel­low mu­tant rogues to pro­tect a young boy of su­per­nat­u­ral abil­i­ties from the bru­tal, time-trav­el­ling mu­tant, Cable.

• Show Dogs: Max, a ma­cho, soli­tary Rot­tweiler po­lice dog is or­dered to go un­der­cover as a primped show dog in a pres­ti­gious dog show, along with his hu­man part­ner, to avert a dis­as­ter from hap­pen­ing.

• Har­jeeta: Based on the re­mark­able true story of Har­jeet Singh, an In­dian pro­fes­sional field hockey player, who cap­tained the In­dian squad at the 2016 Men’s Hockey Ju­nior World Cup. • Eye on Juliet: A se­cu­rity robot op­er­a­tor in Detroit forms a con­nec­tion with a young woman in North Africa who is try­ing to es­cape her en­gage­ment to a much older man. • Lean­ing Into the Wind: “Lean­ing Into the Wind” fol­lows artist Andy Goldswor­thy on his ex­plo­ration of the world and him­self through ephemeral and per­ma­nent work­ings on the land­scape, cities and with his own body. • Pope Fran­cis: A Man of His Word: Pope Fran­cis trav­els the world speak­ing to those in need and de­liv­er­ing a mes­sage of hope.


Life of the Party: Af­ter her hus­band abruptly asks for a di­vorce, a mid­dle-aged mother re­turns to col­lege in or­der to com­plete her de­gree. Break­ing In: A woman fights to pro­tect her fam­ily dur­ing a home in­va­sion. Mary & the Witches Flower: Based on “The Lit­tle Broom­stick” by Mary Ste­wart, a strange flower grants a girl magic pow­ers. Raazi: A pe­riod-thriller film that re­volves around an In­dian spy mar­ried to a Pak­istani man dur­ing the Indo-Pak­istan War of 1971.

Bad Sa­mar­i­tan: A pair of bur­glars stum­ble upon a woman be­ing held cap­tive in a home they in­tended to rob.

Tully: Marlo, a mother of three in­clud­ing a new­born, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hes­i­tant to the ex­trav­a­gance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thought­ful, sur­pris­ing, and some­times chal­leng­ing young nanny named Tully. Avengers: Infinity War: The Avengers and their al­lies must be will­ing to sac­ri­fice all in an at­tempt to de­feat the pow­er­ful Thanos be­fore his blitz of dev­as­ta­tion and ruin puts an end to the uni­verse.

Find­ing Your Feet: On the eve of re­tire­ment a mid­dle class, judg­men­tal snob dis­cov­ers her hus­band has been hav­ing an af­fair with her best friend and is forced into ex­ile with her bo­hemian sis­ter who lives on an im­pov­er­ished in­ner-city coun­cil es­tate.

I Feel Pretty: A woman strug­gling with in­se­cu­rity wakes from a fall be­liev­ing she is the most beau­ti­ful and ca­pa­ble woman on the planet. Her new con­fi­dence em­pow­ers her to live fear­lessly, but what hap­pens when she re­al­izes her ap­pear­ance never changed?

Ram­page: Pri­ma­tol­o­gist Davis Okoye shares an un­shak­able bond with Ge­orge, the ex­traor­di­nar­ily in­tel­li­gent go­rilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue ge­netic ex­per­i­ment gone awry trans­forms this gen­tle ape into a rag­ing mon­ster.

Isle of Dogs: Set in Ja­pan, a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.

A Quiet Place: A fam­ily is forced to live in si­lence while hid­ing from crea­tures that hunt by sound.

Ready Player One: When the cre­ator of a vir­tual re­al­ity world called the OA­SIS dies, he re­leases a video in which he chal­lenges all OA­SIS users to find his Easter egg, which will give the finder his for­tune.

A Wrin­kle in Time: Af­ter the dis­ap­pear­ance of her sci­en­tist fa­ther, three pe­cu­liar be­ings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in or­der to find him.

Black Pan­ther: T’Challa, af­ter the death of his fa­ther, the King of Wakanda, re­turns home to the iso­lated, tech­no­log­i­cally ad­vanced African na­tion to suc­ceed to the throne and take his right­ful place as king.


Imelda Staunton, left, and Ti­mothy Spall in a scene from the movie, “Find­ing Your Feet.”

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