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BEAST

Idris Elba elevates the tale of a man facing down a marauding lion in this pulse-pounding creature feature. (R, 93 minutes)

BODIES BODIES BODIES

A group of rich 20-somethings gather to play a party game that turns deadly (and pretty funny at times) in this slasher film. (R, 94 minutes)

BREAKING

The true story of Brian Brown

Easley, who took bank employees hostage in 2017, gets a histrionic retelling. (PG-13, 103 minutes)

BULLET TRAIN

The hyperviole­nt yet quippy action flick is yet another example of the pernicious influence of Quentin Tarantino on cinema. (R, 126 minutes)

DC LEAGUE OF SUPERPETS

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart star in the computer-animated tale of superheroe­s and their pets, but it’s the supporting cast who save the day. (PG, 100 minutes)

EMILY THE CRIMINAL

Noirish drama about credit card fraud is anchored by a fierce performanc­e by former “Parks and Recreation” actress Aubrey Plaza. (R, 97 minutes)

EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

The follow-up to filmmakers Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s “Swiss Army Man” is a wildly imaginativ­e, deeply frustratin­g meditation on the nature of existence. (R, 140 minutes)

FALL

Thriller about two young women stranded atop a TV tower is vertigoind­ucing but dumb. (PG-13, 107 minutes)

THE GOOD BOSS

Javier Bardem plays an entreprene­ur whose industrial­scale business — and life — is offkilter. (Unrated, 120 minutes, in Spanish and Arabic with subtitles)

HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL.

Mockumenta­ry-style comedy was inspired by a real-life 2010 scandal involving the pastor of a Georgia megachurch. (R, 103 minutes)

A LOVE SONG

Dale Dickey and Wes Studi mesmerize in this meditative masterpiec­e by first-time feature filmmaker Max Walker-silverman. (PG, 81 minutes)

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON

Jenny Slate voices the title character, a talking shell with one googly eye and shoes, in Dean Fleischer Camp’s stop-motion/liveaction film. (PG, 90 minutes)

NOPE

The third film from horror auteur

Jordan Peele is a sci-fi epic that feels both comfortabl­y familiar and fresh. (R, 131 min)

THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING

Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton star in a long-winded fable about a djinn who grants a lonely academic three wishes. (R, 108 minutes)

TOP GUN: MAVERICK

Tom Cruise returns as Navy flyboy Pete ”Maverick” Mitchell in a sequel that feels familiar and new in just the right proportion­s. (PG-13, 131 minutes)

WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

This Southern-fried whodunit/ romance is based on Delia Owens’s 2018 best-selling novel. (PG-13, 125 minutes)

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