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Movies in Tampa Bay theaters: ‘The Gentlemen,’ ‘The Song of Names’

‘The Last Full Measure’ and ‘The Turning’ complete this guide to box office newcomers.
"The Song of Names" stars Luke Doyle as Dovidl. [SABRINA LANTOS  |  Sony Pictures Classics]
"The Song of Names" stars Luke Doyle as Dovidl. [SABRINA LANTOS | Sony Pictures Classics]
Published Jan. 22
Updated Jan. 27



An American drug kingpin in London faces threats to his empire. With Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, Hugh Grant. Written and directed by Guy Ritchie; story by Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies. (113 minutes, R)


Fact-based drama about efforts to secure a Medal of Honor for a heroic Air Force medic who saved scores of lives during the Vietnam War. With Sebastian Stan, Jeremy Irvine, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris, Peter Fonda, LisaGay Hamilton, Diane Ladd, Amy Madigan, Linus Roache, John Savage, Alison Sudol, Bradley Whitford, Grant Gustin, Michael Imperioli, Robert Pine. Written and directed by Todd Robinson. (110 minutes, R)

The movie poster for "The Last Full Measure." [Courtesy of Roadside Attractions]


A new nanny is tasked with caring for a pair of disturbed orphans at a secluded estate in rural Maine. With Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince. Written by Carey W. Hayes, Chad Hayes; based on the Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw. Directed by Floria Sigismondi. (94 minutes, PG-13)



A British man discovers that his childhood friend, a Polish-Jewish refugee and violin prodigy who disappeared on the eve of his London debut concert in 1951, might still be alive. With Tim Roth, Clive Owen, Catherine McCormack, Magdalena Cielecka, Eddie Izzard, Saul Rubinek, Marina Hambro. Written by Jeffrey Caine; based on Norman Lebrecht’s novel. Directed by François Girard. (113 minutes, PG-13)

"The Song of Names" stars Tim Roth as Martin. [SABRINA LANTOS | Sony Pictures Classics]


Pair pizza and dessert with a soft drink while watching the Pizza and a Movie screening of Downton Abbey. The flick is based on the popular PBS series about a family preparing for a royal visit to their mansion. $7. 5 p.m. Thursday. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center. (813) 634-1252.


Tampa Theatre shows this well-reviewed Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner through Jan. 30. Starring Alfre Woodard, Clemency follows a weary prison warden who makes a connection with an inmate scheduled for execution. Opens at 4:45 p.m. Friday. $11, $8 members. 711 N Franklin St., Tampa. (813) 274-8286.


Atlantics: Worthy winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, this feature directing debut from the French Senegalese filmmaker Mati Diop tells a hypnotic story of migration and abandonment, romance and ghosts.

Ford v Ferrari: A barnburner of a motion picture that mainlines heart-in-mouth excitement and tug-at-the-heart emotion in a career-defining effort by director James Mangold, this glorious throwback combines a smart, modern sensibility with the best of traditional storytelling, plus sterling acting by Matt Damon and Christian Bale and a tiptop supporting cast.

Marriage Story: An emotionally lacerating experience, a nearly flawless elegy for a beautifully flawed couple played by Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, both in peak form. Writer-director Noah Baumbach, a peerless observer of domestic pettiness and passive-aggressive behavior, puts every unflattering detail under his dramatic microscope.


All dates subject to change.

Jan. 31: Gretel & Hansel; The Rhythm Section

Feb. 7: Birds of Prey

Feb. 14: Buffaloed; Downhill; Fantasy Island; Sonic the Hedgehog

Times staff writer Meaghan Habuda and Times wires


  1. The future site of Green Light Cinema at 221 Second Ave on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 in St. Petersburg. The art house theater will be nestled between Pour Taproom and 2nd & Second. [MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE  |  Times]
  2. "Brahms: The Boy II" stars Katie Holmes. [DAVID BUKACH  |  STXfilms]
  3. Twitter user Ashley Bower asked what movies traumatized people as children, prompting a deluge of responses and a spattering of old movies to trend on Twitter on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. [Ashley bower]
  4. "Downhill" stars Will Ferrell, left, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. [Courtesy of Jaap Buitendijk]
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    The Florida State Fair continues in Tampa through Feb. 17. [Courtesy of the Florida State Fair]
  6. "Birds of Prey" stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. [Claudette Barius/DC Comics]
  7. This May 4, 2017 file photo shows actor Kirk Douglas in Los Angeles. Douglas died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at age 103. [REED SAXON  |  AP]
  8. "Birds of Prey" stars Rosie Perez, left, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Margot Robbie, Ella Jay Basco and Jurnee Smollett-Bell. [Courtesy of Claudette Barius]
  9. Cinematographer Nick Matthews, left, works the main camera on the set of "Black Veil" in downtown Plant City. "The Blair Witch Project" director Dan Myrick is directing a web series titled "Black Veil" on location there. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  10. "The Rhythm Section" stars Blake Lively. [Courtesy of Bernard Walsh]
  11. "The Song of Names" stars Luke Doyle as Dovidl. [SABRINA LANTOS  |  Sony Pictures Classics]
  12. Roberto Gomez, of Puerto Rico, dressed as Darth Vader, attends the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on Dec. 16, 2019, in Los Angeles. [CHRIS PIZZELLO  |  Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP]