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BROS: Finally, a big Hollywood bromance that’s also a romance? A museum curator finds love writing a gay romantic comedy in this comedy by Nicholas Stoller (Neighbors), starring Luke Marfarlane and Billy Eichner. (115 mins, R. Capitol, Essex, Marquess, Palace, Roxy, Sunset, Welden)

THE RIGHT HOME: Sigourney Weaver stars as a real estate agent who reunites with an old flame in this dramedy, also starring Kevin Kline and directed by Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky. (114 min, R. Essex, Savoie)

SMILE: After a disturbing incident with a patient, a doctor (Sosie Bacon) is plagued by terrifying visions in this horror debut from writer-director Parker Finn. (115 mins, R. Essex, Palace, Paramount, Star, Sunset, Welden)

THE TERRITORY: An indigenous leader organizes against Brazilian farmers who have appropriated a protected part of the Amazon rainforest in Alex Pritz’s documentary. (85 min, PG. Savoy)

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BARBARIC ★★★★ An accidental double-booking turns out to be the least of an Airbnb guest’s problems in this Zach Cregger horror thriller. Georgina Campbell and Bill Skårsgard star. (102 mins, R. Capitol, Essex, Majestic)

THE BIRTH OF INNOCENCE: About a decade ago, Vermont storyteller and filmmaker Malcolm D. Parker was convicted of defrauding investors in his new age documentary. Finally, the finished film hits local screens. (74 mins, NR. Jewel, Essex [Thu. only])

BREAK ★★★1/2 A struggling Marine Corps veteran (John Boyega) turns to bank robbery in this Sundance Film Festival winner from director Abi Damaris Corbin. (103 min, PG-13. Overview)

HIGH-SPEED TRAIN ★★1/2 In this action movie, a bullet train leaves Tokyo carrying five assassins. With Brad Pitt, Joey King and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. (126 mins, R. Majestic, Palace, Star)

DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-FAMILIES ★★★ Krypto the Super-Dog brings together a gang of crime-fighting creatures in this animated adventure. (106 mins, PG. Capitol, Majestic, Palace, Sunset)

don’t worry darling ★★1/2 A 1950s housewife (Florence Pugh) begins to suspect something is wrong with her utopian lifestyle in this thriller from director Olivia Wilde. (122 mins, R. Capitol, Essex, Majestic, Marquess, Palace, Paramount, Roxy, Star, Stowe, Welden)

ELVIS ★★★ Austin Butler plays the rock icon and Tom Hanks plays Colonel Tom Parker in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic, also starring Olivia DeJonge. (159 min, PG-13. Sunset)

HIGH LOVING BLACKSMITH ★★★1/2 Eva Vitija’s documentary examines the life of classic thriller writer Patricia Highsmith through the lens of love and family. (83 min, N. Savoy)

MOONAGE DAYDREAM ★★★★ This documentary by Brett Morgen (The child stays in the picture) traces the career of David Bowie with the collaboration of his estate. (135 mins, PG-13. Playhouse, Roxy, Savoie)

PEARL ★★★★★ In 1918, a young woman (Mia Goth) dreams of escaping her isolated farmhouse in this horror prequel to Last Year X. (102 min, R. Majestic, Palace, Roxy, Stowe, Sunset; reviewed 09/21)

CHILDREN OF THE RAILWAY ★★Children from half the town are evacuated to Yorkshire during World War II in this family drama directed by Morgan Matthews. John Bradley and Jenny Agutter star. (95 mins, PG.Essex)

SEE HOW THEY WORK ★★★ Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and Ruth Wilson star in this murder mystery set in the 1950s among London theater people. (98 mins, PG-13. Essex, Majestic, Palace, Roxy, Savoy, Star)

THE SILENT TWINS ★★★ Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrance play twins who will only talk to each other in this fact-based drama. (113 min, R.Roxy)

THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF DESIRE ★★★ George Miller directed this modern fable in which a scholar (Tilda Swinton) meets a Djinn (Idris Elba). (108 min, R. Palace)

THE WOMAN KING ★★★★ Viola Davis stars as the general of an all-female protection force in this action epic set in 1823. Gina Prince-Bythewood directed. (135 mins, PG-13. Big Picture, Capitol, Essex, Majestic, Palace, Roxy, Sunset)

old movies and special screenings

AVATAR (2009) (Essex, Majestic)

STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2022: HOWL’S MOBILE CASTLE (Essex, Wednesday 28th only)



TOP GUN: MAVERICK ★★★★ (Capitol, Essex, Majestic, Palace, Star, Stowe, Sunset)


WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING ★★1/2 (Majestic, Palace; reviewed 07/20)

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