A near miss from an avalanche drives a wedge between a married couple on a family skiing trip in the Alps. With Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Miranda Otto, Zach Woods. Written by Jesse Armstrong, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash; based on the screenplay for Force Majeure by Ruben Ostlund. Directed by Faxon, Rash. (86 minutes, R)
A president’s widow tries to prevent her ditzy would-be replacement from moving into the White House. With Nancy Stafford, Corbin Bernsen, Stacey Dash. Written and directed by Nina May. (101 minutes, PG)
A woman finds romance with a journalist while exploring the early life of her estranged mother, a famous photographer. With Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield, Chanté Adams, Chelsea Peretti. Written and directed by Stella Meghie. (106 minutes, PG-13)
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
The speedy blue critter battles an evil genius in this video game adaptation. With Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Neal McDonough and the voice of Ben Schwartz. Written by Patrick Casey, Josh Miller. Based on characters created by Yuji Naka, Naoto Ohshima, Hirokazu Yasuhara. Directed by Jeff Fowler. (100 minutes, PG)
BLUMHOUSE’S FANTASY ISLAND
Visitors to a magical island see their fantasies turn into nightmares in this horror flick based on the classic TV series. With Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Portia Doubleday, Michael Peña, Michael Rooker, Kim Coates. Written by Jillian Jacobs, Christopher Roach, Jeff Wadlow. Directed by Wadlow. (110 minutes, PG-13)
LOVE STORY: RAFIKI
This portion of the LGBTQ Movie series features Rafiki, which tells the tale of the longtime friendship-turned-relationship between two Kenyan women. Free. 7 p.m. Thursday. Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S. (727) 893-1074.
OSCAR ENTRY: THE CHAMBERMAID
As part of its International Cinema Series, Eckerd College shows The Chambermaid, Mexico’s submission into the 92nd Academy Awards, on campus in the Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium. A chambermaid attempts to rise through hard work and dedication to duty in the observational drama filmed in Spanish with English subtitles. Free. 7 p.m. Friday. 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 864-7979. eckerd.edu.
All dates subject to change.
Feb. 21: Brahms: The Boy II; The Call of the Wild; Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Feb. 28: The Invisible Man
March 6: Onward; The Way Back
Times staff writer Meaghan Habuda and Times wires