CINEMALL, BEIRUT SOUKS, CITY MALL, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CASCADA MALL, PREMIERE-SODECO, ESPACE, THE SPOT NABATIEH, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC VERDUN, ABC DBAYEH, LAS SALINAS, THE SPOT SAIDA, GALAXY, VOX, CITY COMPLEX, STARGATE JA Bayona 2018 (PG-13*) 6/10 In this tired old sequel, four years have passed since Jurassic World was shuttered when Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard learn a volcano threatens to destroy all life on the island. There they find a moneymaking conspiracy!
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY
BEIRUT SOUKS Ron Howard 2018 (PG-13*) 6/10 In a journey deep within a criminal underworld that threatens to set the course of the Star Wars saga, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Childish Gambino.
CINEMALL, BEIRUT SOUKS, CITY MALL, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CASCADA MALL, THE SPOT NABATIEH, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC VERDUN, ABC DBAYEH, VOX Raja Gosnell 2018 (PG*) 3/10 In this talking canine “family comedy,” some impending disaster forces Max the Rottweiler police dog to go undercover at a dog show with his human partner.
LA CH’TITE FAMILLE
PREMIERE-SODECO, METROPOLIS CINEMA-SOFIL ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC DBAYEH Dany Boon 2018 (N/A*) N/A Valentin the architect claims to be an orphan because he is too ashamed of his workingclass family of scrap metal merchants from the north of France. That’s Gallic comedy for you.
PROMSE AT DAWN
PREMIERE-SODECO Eric Barbier 2017 (N/A*) N/A This tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of famed French novelist Romain Gary, from his Polish childhood to his French adolescence and his tough training as a pilot during World War II.
CINEMALL, BEIRUT SOUKS, CITY MALL, THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT, CASCADA MALL, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC VERDUN, ABC DBAYEH, LAS SALINAS, THE SPOT SAIDA, VOX David Leitch 2018 (R*) 7/10 Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Ryan Reynolds, assembles yet another team of mutants to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling Josh Brolin.
PREMIERE-SODECO, ABC ASHRAFIEH, ABC VERDUN, ABC DBAYEH Bill Holderman 2018 (PG-13) 5/10 Four lifelong pals have their lives forever changed after reading “50 Shades of Grey”! (It’s a comedy.)
ISLE OF DOGS
METROPOLIS CINEMA-SOFIL Wes Anderson 2018 (PG-13*) 8.2/10 In this prize-winning animation, an outbreak of dog flu has spread through urban Japan, compelling the mayor to deport all canines to Trash Island. There, Atari sets out to find his lost dog, Spots.
YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE
METROPOLIS CINEMA-SOFIL Lynne Ramsay 2017 (R*) 8.4/10 In this prize-winning thriller, Joaquin Phoenix is a severely messed-up Gulf War veteran-cumcontract killer, hired to find Nina, the missing 13-year-old daughter of New York senator. It’s bloody and compelling.
LIFE OF A PARTY
BEIRUT SOUKS, CITY MALL Ben Falcone 2018 (PG-13*) N/A After her husband abruptly asks for a divorce, a middle-aged mother returns to college in order to complete her degree.
CINEMALL Rob Greenberg 2018 (PG-13*) 4.5/10 In this remake, a spoiled yacht owner is again thrown overboard, inspiring a mistreated employee to seek revenge.
METROPOLIS CINEMA-SOFIL Annemarie Jacir 2017 (N/A*) 8/10 In this award-winning comic drama, an estranged father and son must navigate Nazareth to hand-deliver weeding invitations to each guest, and learn a few things about themselves en route.
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
BEIRUT SOUKS, CITY MALL Anthony and Joe Russo 2018 (PG-13*) 7.5/10 Thanos, a villainous intergalactic collector, wants to acquire a series of six Infinity Stones, so he can destroy the earth! Only Marvel Comics can stop him … in the sequel.
HERE COMES THE GRUMP
CINEMALL Andres Couturier 2018 (N/A*) N/A Terry remembered his Grandmother’s whacky fairy tales for their balloon kingdoms, dopey police dragons and happy wizards. Then he learns the fairy tales are real. It’s not as ‘cheerful’ as he’d imagined.
VOX Brad Peyton 2018 (PG-13*) N/A Primatologist Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is pals with a smart ape named George. When a rogue genetic experiment transforms gentle George into a WWF villain, destroying everything in its path, The Rock teams-up with a discredited genetic engineer to find an antidote … fighting … global catastrophe … fearsome creatures!
THE SPOT CHOUEIFAT Nabil Lebbos 2018 (N/A*) N/A This Leb rom-com follows the impossible love story of Omar and Mira through the challenges of youthful confusion, crap economy and poverty.