A Dog's Purpose
PG, Family, 120 min
A devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) goes on a quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several reincarnations and the many owners to whom he belonged. Along the way, he ponders such existential questions as "Why does food taste better in the trash?" and "What is the meaning of life?"
Going through several names throughout his time, including Toby, Bailey and Buddy, he arrives at the answers to some of his questions via his interactions with the humans he loves, and the lessons about love that he teaches them.
Based on the bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron.
G, Drama, 127 min
The inspirational true story of the first female African-American mathematician, Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), and her two colleagues, Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), whose groundbreaking calculations helped NASA catch up in the "Space Race" with the Soviet Union and allowed John Glenn (Glen Powell) to become the first American astronaut to successfully make a complete orbit of the Earth.
In addition to helping launch John into orbit, the brilliant women crossed gender and race lines, defied expectations and battled stereotypes. In the process, they inspired generations of people to aim high and dream big.
John Wick: Chapter 2
14A, Action/Adventure, 122 min
In a follow up to 2014's John Wick, this film brings back Keanu Reeves in the title role as the former hit man pulled out of retirement. The story tracks John's life since the first film and explores the identity crisis he finds himself in: is he John, the family man who's mourning the death of his wife, or John Wick, the ruthless international assassin?
When a former associate hatches a plan to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild, John realizes his hit man days are far from over. He makes the trip to Rome to demolish the plot, and an epic battle ensues between him and some of the globe’s deadliest killers.
La La Land
PG, Comedy, 128 min
Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress who works in a coffee shop in a busy Hollywood studio lot in between auditions, keeps bumping into the disgruntled Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated yet stubborn jazz musician who dreams of opening his own jazz club one day.
The two finally get together and Mia even begins to love jazz, but she also begins to lose faith in herself when yet another audition goes wrong. Sebastian believes in her and convinces her to give it one last shot, but she feels he's selling out when he joins a popular band as a keyboard player in an effort to make money for the two of them. Their struggles and differences drive a wedge between them.
My Ex and Whys
14A, Thriller, 117 min
As three teenage girls are waiting in a car to be driven home the morning after a sleepover party, a strange man gets into the driver's seat. His name is Kevin (James McAvoy) — a seriously mentally ill man with 23 personalities. He kidnaps the girls and shuts them away in a locked bunker. They quickly learn he has more than one identity when he shows up dressed as a woman, telling them, "Don't worry. He knows what you're here for. He knows he's not allowed to touch you."
Another of his personalities, Hedwig, says he's nine years old. One of the girls, Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy), realizes the only way they can get out is to convince one of Kevin's alter egos to let them go. She thinks maybe Hedwig will help, but he tells them, "He's done awful things to people and he'll do awful things to you." Hedwig tells them that they're being prepared for "The Beast."
Meanwhile, Kevin's psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), who doesn't know what he's done, believes there is a submerged personality she hasn't yet met who will materialize and dominate all the others.
The Great Wall 3D
14A, Action/Adventure, 104 min
European mercenaries William Garin and Pero Tovar (Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal) must team up with a group of Chinese soldiers, including General Shao (Zhang Hanyu), to fight off an attack by ancient monsters and ravenous beasts on the world’s most iconic structure—the Great Wall of China. Every 60 years, the creatures rise from the nearby Jade Mountain to devour humans and everything else in their path.
As William battles them and tries to protect the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind the fortress and finds himself on a journey toward becoming a hero of the times.