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★★ ½ Free State of Jones — Dur­ing the U.S. Civil War, a Mis­sis­sippi farmer leads a re­bel­lion against the Con­fed­er­acy. With Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Ma­her­shala Ali. Di­rected by Gary Ross. 139 min. (R) for bru­tal bat­tle scenes and dis­turb­ing graphic im­ages. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers (NR) Gu­ruku­lam — At a re­mote ashram in a for­est in south­ern In­dia, stu­dents and their teacher pur­sue knowl­edge in the tra­di­tion of the Bha­gavad Gita. Di­rected by Jil­lian El­iz­a­beth & Neil Dalal. In English, Tamil, San­skrit with English sub­ti­tles. 108 min. Cin­ema Par­adiso, Hol­ly­wood; Cin­ema Par­adiso, Fort Laud­erdale (NR) In­de­pen­dence Day: Resur­gence — Twenty years later, the aliens re­turn with new and im­proved tech­nol­ogy. With Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Gold­blum and Bill Pull­man. Di­rected by Roland Em­merich. Imax 3D. (PG-13) for se­quences of sci-fi ac­tion and de­struc­tion, and for some lan­guage. The Mu­sic of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensem­ble — From the di­rec­tor of the Os­car®-win­ning doc­u­men­tary “20 Feet from Star­dom” and the crit­i­cally ac­claimed “Best of En­e­mies,” the new film “The Mu­sic of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensem­ble” tells the ex­tra­or­di­nary story of the renowned in­ter­na­tional mu­si­cal col­lec­tive cre­ated by leg­endary cel­list Yo-Yo Ma. The feature-length doc­u­men­tary fol­lows this group of di­verse in­stru­men­tal­ists, vo­cal­ists, com­posers, ar­rangers, visual artists and sto­ry­tellers as they ex­plore the power of mu­sic to pre­serve tra­di­tion, shape cul­tural evo­lu­tion and in­spire hope. 96 min. (PG-13) for brief strong lan­guage. Clas­sic Gate­way Theatre, Fort Laud­erdale. — Ken­neth Tu­ran, Los An­ge­les Times (NR) The Neon De­mon — When as­pir­ing model Jesse moves to Los An­ge­les, her youth and vi­tal­ity are de­voured by a group of beauty-ob­sessed women who will take any means nec­es­sary to get what she has. Di­rected and writ­ten by Ni­co­las Wind­ing Refn. Star­ring Elle Fan­ning, Christina Hen­dricks, Keanu Reeves. 117 min. (R) for for dis­turb­ing vi­o­lent con­tent, bloody im­ages, graphic nu­dity, a scene of aber­rant sex­u­al­ity, and lan­guage. ★★ ½ The Shal­lows — Blake Lively stars as a surfer on a se­cluded beach who fights for sur­vival af­ter en­coun­ter­ing a Great White shark. Jaswin­ski. Di­rected by Jaume Col­let-Serra. 87 min. (PG-13) for bloody im­ages, in­tense se­quences of peril, and brief strong lan­guage. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers Ser­vice ★★★ 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 (NR) Cen­tral In­tel­li­gence — An ac­coun­tant gets wrapped up in the world of es­pi­onage af­ter re­unit­ing with a high school friend who has be­come a spy. With Dwayne John­son and Kevin Hart. Di­rected by Raw­son Mar­shall Thurber. 114 min. (PG-13) for crude and sug­ges­tive hu­mor, some nu­dity, ac­tion vi­o­lence and brief strong lan­guage. ★★★ The Con­jur­ing 2 — Vera Farmiga and Pa­trick Wil­son re­turn as de­mo­nolo­gists in­ves­ti­gat­ing the haunt­ing of a house in north Lon­don. With Frances O’Con­nor. Di­rected by James Wan. 133 min. (R) for ter­ror and hor­ror vi­o­lence. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ Find­ing Dory — The for­get­ful fish from “Find­ing Nemo” em­barks on a quest to find her par­ents. With Ellen DeGeneres, Al­bert Brooks and Hay­den Ro­lence. Di­rected by An­drew Stanton and An­gus MacLane. 103 min. (PG) for mild the­matic el­e­ments. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★ Ge­nius — Drama­ti­za­tion of the com­plex per­sonal and pro­fes­sional re­la­tion­ship be­tween ed­i­tor Maxwell Perkins and writer Thomas Wolfe. With Colin Firth, Jude Law and Ni­cole Kid­man. Di­rected by Michael Grandage. 104 min. (PG-13) for some the­matic el­e­ments and sug­ges­tive con­tent. — Michael Phillips, Tri­bune News­pa­pers ★★★ 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 ★★★ Mag­gie’s Plan — A young New Yorker falls in love with a mar­ried pro­fes­sor, but her plot to be with him goes com­i­cally awry. With Greta Ger­wig, Ethan Hawke, Ju­lianne Moore. Di­rected by Re­becca Miller. (R) for lan­guage and some sex­u­al­ity. 98 min. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune News Ser­vice ★★ 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 ★★ 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 ★★ NowYouSee Me2— The Four Horse­men re­turn for more magic and tan­gle with an un­eth­i­cal tech mag­nate. With Jesse Eisen­berg, Mark Ruf­falo, Woody Har­rel­son. Di­rected by Jon M. Chu. 129 min. (PG-13) for vi­o­lence and some lan­guage. — 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. ★★ Warcraft — Based on the video game, two op­pos­ing war­riors are on a fate­ful course that will de­cide the fu­ture of their civ­i­liza­tions. With Travis Fim­mel, Paula Pat­ton, Ben Foster. Di­rected by Dun­can Jones. 123 min. (PG-13) for ex­tended se­quences of in­tense fan­tasy vi­o­lence. — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune News SunSen­tinel. com/ en­ter­tain­ment. Ser­vice ★★★ Wed­ding Doll — Nitzan Gi­ladi’s qui­etly as­sured film “Wed­ding Doll,” fol­lows a young learn­ing-dis­abled women through her jour­ney to gain in­de­pen­dence in a world that isn’t as sweet as her op­ti­mistic dis­po­si­tion. Hagit has a job at a toi­let pa­per fac­tory where she har­bors a crush on the owner’s son, Omri, and cre­ates tiny bridal dolls out of toi­let pa­per rolls. There’s a mu­tual af­fec­tion be­tween them, but when the fac­tory might close down, it threat­ens to tear them apart, and dis­rupts the sta­bil­ity she’s achieved. In He­brew and English with English sub­ti­tles. 82 min. (U). — Katie Walsh, Tri­bune News Ser­vice ★★★ 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 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


In “In­de­pen­dence Day: Resur­gence” the aliens re­turn with new and im­proved tech­nol­ogy. (NR) Not re­viewed — Gen­eral au­di­ences. All ages ad­mit­ted. — Parental guid­ance. Some ma­te­rial may not be suit­able for pre­teens. — Some ma­te­rial in­ap­pro­pri­ate for...

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