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New This Week : Schindler’s List 25th An­niver­sary | Ger­man in­dus­tri­al­ist Os­kar Schindler (Liam Nee­son) plots with his ac­coun­tant (Ben Kings­ley) to save Jewish pris­on­ers from the Nazis. Great Great Great | After her par­ents an­nounce their di­vorce, Lau­ren re­al­izes she wants more out of life. Con­tin­u­ing :

The Posses­sion of Han­nah Grace | A shock­ing ex­or­cism spi­rals out of con­trol, claim­ing the life of a young woman. Months later, morgue worker Me­gan Reed takes de­liv­ery of a dis­fig­ured ca­daver dur­ing the grave­yard shift. Locked in­side the base­ment cor­ri­dors, Me­gan's hor­ri­fy­ing vi­sions soon lead her to be­lieve that the body is pos­sessed by a de­monic force. Creed II | Life has be­come a bal­anc­ing act for Ado­nis Creed. Be­tween per­sonal obli­ga­tions and train­ing for his next big fight, he is up against the chal­lenge of his life. Fac­ing an op­po­nent with ties to his fam­ily's past only in­ten­si­fies his im­pend­ing bat­tle in the ring. Rocky Bal­boa is there by his side through it all and, to­gether, Rocky and Ado­nis will con­front their shared legacy, ques­tion what's worth fight­ing for, and dis­cover that noth­ing's more im­por­tant than fam­ily. Creed II is about go­ing back to ba­sics to re­dis­cover what made you a cham­pion in the first place, and re­mem­ber­ing that, no mat­ter

where you go, you can't es­cape your his­tory. Ralph Breaks The In­ter­net | Ralph and Vanel­lope em­bark on an ad­ven­ture in­side the in­ter­net to find a spare part to fix a video game. Robin Hood | A war-hard­ened Cru­sader and his Moor­ish com­man­der mount an au­da­cious re­volt against the cor­rupt English crown in a thrilling ac­tion­ad­ven­ture packed with gritty bat­tle­field ex­ploits, mind­blow­ing fight chore­og­ra­phy, and a time­less ro­mance. Fan­tas­tic Beasts : The Crimes of Grindel­wald | In an ef­fort to thwart Grindel­wald's plans of rais­ing pure-blood wiz­ards to rule over all non­mag­i­cal be­ings, Al­bus Dum­ble­dore en­lists his former stu­dent Newt Sca­man­der, who agrees to help, un­aware of the dan­gers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loy­alty are tested, even among the truest friends and fam­ily, in an in­creas­ingly di­vided world. In­stant Fam­ily | When Pete and El­lie de­cide to start a fam­ily, they stum­ble into the world of foster care adop­tion. They hope to take in one small child, but when they meet three sib­lings, in­clud­ing a re­bel­lious 15-yearold girl, they find them­selves speed­ing from zero to three kids overnight. Now, Pete and El­lie must try to learn the ropes of in­stant par­ent­hood in the hope of be­com­ing a fam­ily. Wi­d­ows | "Wi­d­ows" is the story of four women with noth­ing in com­mon ex­cept a debt left be­hind by their dead hus­bands' crim­i­nal ac­tiv­i­ties. Set in con­tem­po­rary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, ten­sions build when Veron­ica (Os­car® win­ner Vi­ola Davis), Linda (Michelle Ro­driguez), Al­ice (El­iz­a­beth De­bicki) and Belle (Cyn­thia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and con­spire to forge a fu­ture on their own terms. "Wi­d­ows" also stars Liam Nee­son, Colin Far­rell, Robert Du­vall, Daniel Kalu­uya, Lukas Haas and Brian Tyree Henry. Dr Seuss’ The Grinch | Academy Award® nom­i­nee Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch lends his voice to the in­fa­mous Grinch, who lives a soli­tary life in­side a cave on Mt. Crum­pet with only his loyal dog, Max, for com­pany. With a cave rigged with in­ven­tions and con­trap­tions for his day-to-day needs, the Grinch only sees his neigh­bors in Who-ville when he runs out of food. Each year at Christ­mas they dis­rupt his tran­quil soli­tude with their in­creas­ingly big­ger, brighter and louder cel­e­bra­tions. When the Whos de­clare they are go­ing to make Christ­mas three times big­ger this year, the Grinch re­al­izes there is only one way for him to gain some peace and quiet: he must steal Christ­mas. To do so, he de­cides he will pose as Santa Claus on Christ­mas Eve, even go­ing so far as to trap a lack­adaisi­cal mis­fit rein­deer to pull his sleigh. The Front Run­ner | The film fol­lows the rise and fall of Sen­a­tor Hart, who was con­sid­ered the over­whelm­ing front run­ner for the 1988 Demo­cratic pres­i­den­tial nom­i­na­tion when his cam­paign was side­lined by the story of an ex­tra­mar­i­tal re­la­tion­ship with Donna Rice. Green Book | Dr. Don Shirley is a world-class African-Amer­i­can pi­anist who's about to em­bark on a con­cert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and pro­tec­tion, Shirley re­cruits Tony Lip, a toughtalk­ing bouncer from an Ital­ianAmer­i­can neigh­bor­hood in the Bronx. De­spite their dif­fer­ences, the two men soon de­velop an un­ex­pected bond while con­fronting racism and dan­ger in an era of seg­re­ga­tion. Boy Erased | “Boy Erased” tells the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Bap­tist pas­tor in a small Amer­i­can town, who is outed to his par­ents (Kid­man and Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ul­ti­ma­tum: at­tend a con­ver­sion ther­apy pro­gram – or be per­ma­nently ex­iled and shunned by his fam­ily, friends, and faith. Boy Erased is the true story of one young man’s strug­gle to find him­self while be­ing forced to ques­tion ev­ery as­pect of his iden­tity. Bohemian Rhap­sody | Singer Fred­die Mer­cury, gui­tarist Brian May, drum­mer Roger Tay­lor and bass gui­tarist John Dea­con take the mu­sic world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Sur­rounded by darker in­flu­ences, Mer­cury de­cides to leave Queen years later to pur­sue a solo ca­reer. Di­ag­nosed with AIDS in the 1980s, the flam­boy­ant front­man re­unites with the group for the ben­e­fit con­cert Live Aid. The Nutcracker And The Four Realms | Young Clara needs a mag­i­cal, one-of-a-kind key to un­lock a box that con­tains a price­less gift. A golden thread leads her to the cov­eted key, but it soon dis­ap­pears into a strange and mys­te­ri­ous par­al­lel world. In that world, she meets a sol­dier named Phillip, a group of mice and the re­gents who pre­side over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now en­ter a fourth realm to re­trieve the key and re­store har­mony to the un­sta­ble land. A Star Is Born | In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays sea­soned mu­si­cian Jack­son Maine, who dis­cov­ers—and falls in love with—strug­gling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… un­til Jack coaxes her into the spot­light. But even as Ally’s ca­reer takes off, the per­sonal side of their re­la­tion­ship is break­ing down, as Jack fights an on­go­ing bat­tle with his own in­ter­nal demons.

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