Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Movies

What’s in theaters this week: ‘Peppermint,’ ‘The Nun,’ ‘God Bless the Broken Road’

OPENING FRIDAY:

THE NUN

A troubled priest (Demian Bichir, above) and a novitiate sent by the Vatican to investigate a suicide and an abbey in Romania are confronted by the same malevolent force from The Conjuring 2. With Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Charlotte Hope, Ingrid Bisu and Bonnie Aarons. (96 minutes, R)

PEPPERMINT

Jennifer Garner, above, plays a mother who transforms herself into a vigilante after her family is brutally murdered. With John Ortiz, John Gallagher Jr. and Juan Pablo Raba.
(102 minutes, R)

OPENING FRIDAY:

GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD

A military widow raises her daughter solo after her husband is killed in Afghanistan. With Lindsay Pulsipher, Andrew W. Walker, Jordin Sparks, LaDainian Tomlinson, Makenzie Moss, Kim Delaney and Robin Givens.
(113 minutes, PG)

OPENING Sept. 12:

SCOTT AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD

This documentary tells the story of Scotty Bowers, a former Marine who after World War II found his way to Hollywood into a calling as an escort and gigolo with a talent for securing sex workers for closeted celebrities. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Tampa Theatre.
(98 minutes, not rated)

Critics’ picks

.Crazy Rich Asians: An American woman (Constance Wu, right) goes to Singapore and discovers her boyfriend (Henry Golding) is ultra-wealthy, and that not everybody is happy about their relationship.

BlacKkKlansman: Spike Lee brings to the screen the amazing true story of a black man (John David Washington) who integrated the Colorado Springs Police Department and infiltrated a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.

The Meg: Jason Statham plays a deep-sea rescue specialist who ends up doing battle with a gigantic shark thought to have been extinct.

UPCOMING RELEASES

All dates subject to change.

Sept. 14: The Wife; Where Hands Touch; Fighting With My Family; The Predator; Unbroken: Path to Redemption; White Boy Rick; Final Score; A Simple Favor

Sept. 21: The House With a Clock in Its Walls; Life Itself; Fahrenheit 11/9

Sept. 28: Little Women; Night School; Serenity; Smallfoot

Oct. 5: Venom; A Star Is Born

Oct. 12: First Man; Bad Times at the El Royale; Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Oct. 19: Halloween

Oct. 26: Johnny English Strikes Again; Hunter Killer

Nov. 2: Bohemian Rhapsody; Suspiria

Nov. 9: The Girl in the Spider’s Web; The Grinch

Nov. 16: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald; Widows

 
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