A Dark Place (Unrated) Suspense thriller set in a sleepy Pennsylvania town where a sanitation truck driver (Andrew Scott) becomes obsessed with solving a young local boy’s (Nolan Cook) “missing person’s” case. With Christa Beth Campbell, Jason Davis and Denise Gough.
Girls of the Sun (Unrated) Middle East saga chronicling an all-female, military battalion’s effort to liberate the town of Corduene from Muslim extremists. Co-starring Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot and Zubeyde Bulut. (In French, Kurdish, Arabic and English with subtitles)
High Life (R for profanity, violence, sexual assault and graphic nudity) Futuristic sci-fi thriller revolving around an ex-con astronaut (Robert Pattinson) and his test tube baby daughter (Scarlett Lindsey), the sole survivors aboard a spaceship mission to a black hole. With Juliette Binoche, Andre’ Benjamin and Victor Banjeree.
Mary Magdalene (R for bloody and disturbing images) Biblical tale, set in the Holy Land in 33 A.D., recounting the transformation of a young woman (Rooney Mara) inspired to follow the charismatic founder of Christianity, Jesus of Nazareth (Joaquin Phoenix) Cast includes Chiwetel Ejiofor, Zohar Shtrauss and David Schofield as Apostles Peter, John and Thomas, respectively. (In English and Hebrew with subtitles)
My Life with Emily (PG-13 for sexuality) Molly Shannon plays Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) in this biopic exploring her long-time relationship with her sister-in-law (Susan Ziegler). With Amy Seimetz, Brett Gellman and Jackie Monahan.
Teen Spirit (PG-13 for suggestive content, and for underage smoking and drinking) Coming of age drama about a shy British girl’s (Elle Faning) attempt to escape her tiny island by entering a popular singing competition staging auditions in town. With Zlatko Buric, Rebecca Hall and Agnieszka Grochowska.
After (Unrated) Adaptation of Anna Todd’s romance novel about a college freshman (Josephine Langford) tempted to abandon her high school sweetheart (Dylan Arnold) when she meets a mysterious rebel (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin) on campus first semester. With Selma Blair, Jennifer Beals and Peter Gallagher.
Hellboy (R for pervasive profanity, gore and graphic violence) Third live-action adaptation of Mike Mignola’s graphic novel finds the demonic superhero (David Harbour) and his closest allies locked in battle with a beautiful sorceress (Milla Jovovich) bent on avenging an ancient betrayal. Cast includes Ian McShane, Sophie Okonedo, Thomas Haden Church and Sasha Lane.
Little (PG-13 for suggestive material) Romantic fantasy revolving around a ruthless tech mogul (Regina Hall) whose dream of reliving her childhood comes true. With Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tone Bell and Mikey Day.
Missing Link (PG for action, peril and mild, rude humor) Zach Galifianakis plays the title character in this animated family comedy which finds Bigfoot venturing from the Pacific Northwest to Shangri-La to find long-lost relatives with help of a legendary British explorer (Hugh Jackman) of myths and monsters. Voice cast includes Zoe Saldana, Emma Thompson and Stephen Fry.