WHAT’S PLAY­ING AT THE MOVIES

The Star Democrat - - MOVIES -

BOHEMIAN — A chron­i­cle RHAPSODY of the years (PG13) lead­ing up to Queen’s leg­endary ap­pear­ance at the Live Aid (1985) concert. Rated PG-13 for the­matic el­e­ments, sug­ges­tive ma­te­rial, drug con­tent and lan­guage. 134 min­utes. Greg’s Grade: B. At Ch­e­sa­peake Movies, An­napo­lis Mall, An­napo­lis Har­bour 9, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16. CREED II (PG-13) — Un­der the tute­lage of Rocky Bal­boa (Sylvester Stal­lone), light heavy­weight con­tender Ado­nis Creed (Michael B. Jor­dan) faces off against Vik­tor Drago (Flo­rian Mun­teanu), the son of Ivan Drago (Dolph Lund­gren). Rated PG-13 for sports ac­tion vi­o­lence, lan­guage and a scene of sen­su­al­ity. 128 min­utes. Greg’s Grade: A-. At Cam­bridge Premier Cin­e­mas, Ch­e­sa­peake Movies, An­napo­lis Mall, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16.

FAN­TAS­TIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD (PG-13) — Newt Sca­man­der (Ed­die Red­mayne) and Al­bus Dum­ble­dore (Jude Law) as they try to take down the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) while fac­ing new threats in a more di­vided wiz­ard­ing world. Rated PG-13 for some se­quences of fan­tasy ac­tion. 134 min­utes. Greg’s Grade: A-. At Eas­ton Premier Cin­e­mas, An­napo­lis Mall, An­napo­lis Har­bour 9, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16.

THE FAVOURITE (R) — In early 18th cen­tury Eng­land, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Col­man) oc­cu­pies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) gov­erns the coun­try in her stead. When a new ser­vant (Emma Stone) ar­rives, her charm en­dears her to Sarah. Rated R for strong sex­ual con­tent, nu­dity and lan­guage. 119 min­utes. At An­napo­lis Har­bour 9. GREEN BOOK (PG-13) — A work­ing-class Ital­ian-Amer­i­can bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) be­comes the driver of an African-Amer­i­can clas­si­cal pian­ist (Ma­her­shala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s Amer­i­can South. Rated PG-13 for the­matic con­tent, lan­guage in­clud­ing racial ep­i­thets, smok­ing, some vi­o­lence and sug­ges­tive ma­te­rial. 130 min­utes. Greg’s Grade: B-. At An­napo­lis Har­bour 9, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16. THE GRINCH (PG) — A grumpy Grinch (Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch) plots to ruin Christ­mas for the vil­lage of Whoville. Rated PG for brief rude hu­mor. 90 min­utes. At Eas­ton Premier Cin­e­mas, Cam­bridge Premier Cin­e­mas, Ch­e­sa­peake Movies, An­napo­lis Mall, An­napo­lis Har­bour 9, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16. IN­STANT FAM­ILY (PG-13) —A

cou­ple (Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne) finds them­selves in over their heads when they adopt three chil­dren. Rated PG-13 for the­matic el­e­ments, sex­ual ma­te­rial, lan­guage and some drug ref­er­ences. 119 min­utes. At Eas­ton Premier Cin­e­mas, Ch­e­sa­peake Movies, An­napo­lis Mall, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16.

THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (PG) — A young girl (Macken­zie Foy) is trans­ported into a mag­i­cal world of gin­ger­bread soldiers and an army of mice. Rated PG for mild peril. With Keira Knight­ley, He­len Mir­ren, Mor­gan Free­man. Di­rected by Lasse Hall­ström and Joe John­ston. 99 min­utes. At Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16. THE POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE (R) — When a cop (Shay Mitchell) who is just out of re­hab takes the grave­yard shift in a city hos­pi­tal morgue, she faces a se­ries of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil en­tity in one of the corpses. Rated R for grue­some im­ages and ter­ror through­out. 85 min­utes. At An­napo­lis Mall, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16.

RALPH BREAKS THE IN­TER­NET (PG) — Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) and Vanel­lope (voiced by Sarah Sil­ver­man), now friends, dis­cover a wi-fi router in their ar­cade, lead­ing them into a new ad­ven­ture. Rated PG for some ac­tion and rude hu­mor. 112 min­utes. At Eas­ton Premier Cin­e­mas, Cam­bridge Premier Cin­e­mas, Ch­e­sa­peake Movies, An­napo­lis Mall, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16. ROBIN HOOD (PG-13) — A warhard­ened Cru­sader (Taron Edger­ton) and his Moor­ish com­man­der (Jamie Foxx) mount an au­da­cious re­volt against the cor­rupt English crown. Rated PG-13 for ex­tended se­quences of vi­o­lence and ac­tion, and some sug­ges­tive ref­er­ences.

116 min­utes. At An­napo­lis Mall, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16.

SCHINDLER’S LIST 25TH AN­NIVER­SARY (R) — In Ger­manoc­cu­pied Poland dur­ing World War II, Oskar Schindler (Liam Nee­son) grad­u­ally be­comes con­cerned for his Jewish work­force af­ter wit­ness­ing their per­se­cu­tion by the Nazis. Di­rected by Steven Spiel­berg. Rated R for lan­guage, some sex­u­al­ity and ac­tu­al­ity vi­o­lence. 195 min­utes. At An­napo­lis Har­bour 9, Re­gal Sal­is­bury16.

A STAR IS BORN (R) — A mu­si­cian (Bradley Cooper) helps a young singer and ac­tress (Lady Gaga) find fame, even as age and al­co­holism send his own ca­reer into a down­ward spi­ral. Di­rected by Bradley Cooper. Rated R for lan­guage through­out, some sex­u­al­ity/nu­dity and sub­stance abuse. 135 min­utes. Greg’s Grade: A. At An­napo­lis Har­bour 9, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16. SWIM­MING WITH MEN (R) —A man (Rob Bry­don) suf­fer­ing a midlife cri­sis finds new mean­ing in his life as part of an all-male, mid­dleaged, ama­teur syn­chro­nised swim­ming team. Rated R for strong sex­ual con­tent, nu­dity, lan­guage, some vi­o­lence and drug use. 96 min­utes. At An­napo­lis Har­bour 9.

WIDOWS (R) — Four women (Vi­ola Davis, Elizabeth De­bicki, Michelle Ro­driguez, Cyn­thia Erivo), with noth­ing in com­mon ac­cept a debt left be­hind by their dead hus­bands’ crim­i­nal ac­tiv­i­ties, take fate into their own hands and con­spire to forge a fu­ture on their own terms. Di­rected by Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”). Rated R for vi­o­lence, lan­guage through­out and some sex­ual con­tent/nu­dity. 129 min­utes. Greg’s Grade: A-. At Cam­bridge Premier Cin­e­mas, An­napo­lis Har­bour 9, Re­gal Sal­is­bury 16.

PARA­MOUNT PIC­TURES/HOP­PER STONE

Mark Wahlberg, left, and Rose Byrne ap­pear in a scene from “In­stant Fam­ily.”

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