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★ ½ Alice Through the Look­ing Glass — Alice time-trav­els to save the Mad Hat­ter. With Johnny Depp, Anne Hath­away and Mia Wasikowska. Di­rected by James Bobin. 103 min. (PG) for fan­tasy ac­tion/peril and some lan­guage. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune News Ser­vice ★★★ The An­gry Birds Movie — Out­liers Red, Chuck and Bomb must fig­ure out what’s go­ing on when mys­te­ri­ous green pig­gies ar­rive on their is­land. Voices of Ja­son Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride. Di­rected by Fer­gal Reilly and Clay Kaytis. (PG) for rude hu­mor and ac­tion. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune News Ser­vice ★★ ½ Bar­ber­shop: The Next Cut — More than a decade later, the South­side Chicago hang­out has gone co-ed in this se­quel to the 2002 com­edy. With Ice Cube, Cedric the En­ter­tainer and Regina Hall. (PG-13) for sex­ual ma­te­rial and lan­guage. ★★★ Cap­tain Amer­ica: Civil War — Chris Evans re­turns as Steve Rogers and faces off against Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man as the Avengers split into feud­ing fac­tions. With Scar­lett Jo­hans­son. Di­rected by Anthony & Joe Russo. 147 min. (PG-13) for ex­tended se­quences of vi­o­lence, ac­tion and may­hem. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ The Idol — This is the ba­si­cally true story of Pales­tinian Mo­ham­mad As­saf, who won “Arab Idol” in 2013 and is now a good­will am­bas­sador for the UN. 100 min. (U). In Ara­bic, Span­ish. — Colin Covert, Tri­bune News Ser­vice ★★★ The Jun­gle Book — Live ac­tion and CGI ver­sion of Rud­yard Ki­pling’s tale, which fol­lows the ad­ven­tures of the raised-by-wolves boy Mowgli. With Neel Sethi and the voices of Bill Mur­ray, Ben Kings­ley, Idris Elba. Di­rected by Jon Favreau. 106 min. (PG) for some se­quences of scary ac­tion and peril. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ ½ The Lob­ster — In a dystopian near future, sin­gle people are obliged to find a ro­man­tic part­ner in 45 days or are trans­formed into beasts and sent off into the woods. With Colin Far­rell, Rachel Weisz. Di­rected by Yor­gos Lan­thi­mos. 118 min. (R) for sex­ual con­tent in­clud­ing di­a­logue, and some vi­o­lence. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ ½ Love & Friend­ship — A young aris­to­cratic widow is pur­sued by a dis­parate trio of gen­tle­men. With Kate Beck­in­sale, Chloe Se­vi­gny, Xavier Sa­muel. Di­rected by Whit Still­man, based on a Jane Austen novella. 92 min. (PG) for some the­matic el­e­ments. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★ The ManWhoKnewIn­fin­ity — In 1913 Cam­bridge, England, a young In­dian math ge­nius joins forces with an ec­cen­tric pro­fes­sor. With Dev Pa­tel, Jeremy Irons, and De­vika Bhise. Di­rected by Matthew Brown. 112 min. (PG-13) for some the­matic el­e­ments and smok­ing. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★ MeBe­fore You — A girl in a small town forms an un­likely bond with a re­cently-par­a­lyzed man she’s tak­ing care of. With Emilia Clarke and Sam Claf­flin. Di­rected by Thea Shar­rock. 110 min. (PG-13) for the­matic el­e­ments are some sug­ges­tive ma­te­rial. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ The Med­dler — An ag­ing widow from New York City fol­lows her daugh­ter to Los An­ge­les in hopes of start­ing a new life after her hus­band passes away. Di­rected and writ­ten by Lorene Sca­faria. Star­ring Su­san Saran­don, Rose Byrne, J.K. Sim­mons. 100 min. (PG-13) for brief drug con­tent. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★ ½ Money Mon­ster — A fi­nan­cial TV host (Ge­orge Clooney) and his pro­ducer (Ju­lia Roberts) are held hostage by a des­per­ate man. Di­rected by Jodie Foster. 98 min. (R) for lan­guage through­out, some sex­u­al­ity and brief vi­o­lence. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ Popstar: Never Stop Never Stop­ping — A for­mer boy band mem­ber (Andy Sam­berg) does ev­ery­thing in his power to main­tain his celebrity sta­tus.With Andy Sam­berg, Jorma Tac­cone, Akiva Schaf­fer. Co-di­rected by Tac­cone and Schaf­fer. 86 min. (R) for some graphic nu­dity, lan­guage through­out, sex­ual con­tent and drug use. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★★ Neigh­bors 2: Soror­ity Ris­ing — Seth Ro­gen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne re­turn in this se­quel to the 2014 frat-boysver­sus-new-par­ents com­edy. Di­rected by Ni­cholas Stoller. 92 min. (R) for crude sex­ual con­tent in­clud­ing brief graphic nu­dity, lan­guage through­out, drug use and teen par­ty­ing. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★ ½ The Nice Guys — Rus­sell Crowe and Ryan Gosling team as a mus­cle-forhire and a pri­vate eye in this 1970s-set ac­tion com­edy. With An­gourie Rice. Di­rected by Shane Black. 116 min. (R) for vi­o­lence, sex­u­al­ity, nu­dity, lan­guage and brief drug use. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers (NR) Teenage Mu­tant Ninja Tur­tles: Out of the Shad­ows — The Tur­tles re­turn to save the city from a dan­ger­ous threat. Me­gan Fox, Stephen Amell star. 112 min. (PG-13) for sci-fi ac­tion vi­o­lence. (NR) To Life — Jonas, a young man on the run, ar­rives in Berlin just in time to save Ruth’s life. Evicted from her apart­ment, the sar­cas­tic yet warm-hearted Ruth – an ag­ing Jewish cabaret singer – saw no other way out than sui­cide. Jonas, mean­while, is driven by a se­cret, and flee­ing from his love and his future. As Ruth re­cov­ers, she and Jonas be­gin to form a deep bond. In Ger­man with English sub­ti­tles. 86 min. (U). ★★★ Weiner — The doc­u­men­tary is an ex­am­i­na­tion of dis­graced New York Con­gress­man Anthony Weiner’s may­oral cam­paign and the landscape of to­day’s po­lit­i­cal landscape. 96 min. (R) for lan­guage and some sex­ual ma­te­rial. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★ X-Men: Apoca­lypse — The orig­i­nal mu­tant awak­ens after thou­sands of years and he is not happy, trig­ger­ing a bat­tle for a new world or­der. With James McAvoy, Michael Fass­ben­der, and Jen­nifer Lawrence. Di­rected by Bryan Singer Singer. 147 min. (PG-13) for se­quences of vi­o­lence, ac­tion and de­struc­tion, brief strong lan­guage and some sug­ges­tive im­ages. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ Zootopia — Rookie cop Judy Hopps - a bunny - teams with slick conartist fox Nick Wilde to solve a mys­tery in Dis­ney’s 55th an­i­mated fea­ture. Voices by Gin­nifer Good­win, Ja­son Bateman, Shakira. Di­rected by By­ron Howard, Rich Moore, co-di­rected by Jared Bush. 108 min. (PG) for some the­matic el­e­ments, rude hu­mor and ac­tion.

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