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Colorado Springs movies for the week of March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 Updated: March 8, 2018 at 4:15 am
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OPENING

"A Wrinkle in Time" - (Adventure, PG, 109 minutes). Meg, her brother and her friend travel to space to find Meg's missing scientist father.

"Gringo" - (Comedy, R, 110 minutes). Explores the battle of survival for a law-abiding businessman when he finds himself a wanted criminal.

"The Hurricane Heist" - (Action, PG-13, 100 minutes). As a hurricane approaches, thieves attempt to rob the US Treasury.

"Strangers: Prey at Night" - (Horror, R, 85 minutes.) Masked psychopaths terrorize a family at a secluded mobile home park.

"Thoroughbreds" - (Drama, R, 92 minutes). Two teenage girls from upper-class Connecticut come up with a plan to solve both their problems, no matter the cost.

- See reviews in the Life section of Friday's Gazette.

SPECIALTY

"Hamlet 2018 Encore" - (PG-13, 210 minutes) A replay of the London Stage production of Shakespeare's play, starring Benedict Cumberbatch. 7 p.m. Thursday, (Cinemark Tinseltown, Cinemark Carefree, Regal Interquest).

"The Metropolitan Opera: Semiramide" - (Concert, G, 230 minutes). A live broadcast of Rossini's opera performed at The Metropolitan Opera. 10:55 a.m. Saturday. (Cinemark Tinseltown, Cinemark Carefree, Regal Interquest). Encore, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (Cinemark Tinseltown, Cinemark Carefree).

"Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie" - (Special Event, PG, 120 minutes). Digitally remastered with exclusive first look of Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains. 12:55 a.m. Sunday. (Cinemark Tinseltown), 12:55 p.m. Sunday. (Cinemark Carefree, Regal Interquest).

ONGOING

"12 Strong" - (Drama, R, 130 minutes). Grade: B, Katie Walsh. The first Special Forces team sent to Afghanistan after 9/11 must take down the Taliban.

2018 Oscar Nominated Films: "Animated Shorts" - (Animation, not rated). The joys of life told through Oscar-nominated short films.

"The 15:17 to Paris" - (Drama, PG-13, 94 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Three Americans try to prevent an ISIS attack on a train going to Paris.

"Annihilation" - (Sci-fi, R, 115 minutes). Grade: A, Katie Walsh. A biologist goes on a dangerous, secret expedition.

"Black Panther" - (Action, PG-13, 134 minutes). Grade: A+, Katie Walsh. Black Panther takes action when an old enemy threatens his nation and the world.

"Coco" (2017) - (Animated, PG, 105 minutes). Grade: A+, Katie Walsh. Coco, a 12-year-old, makes a family reunion unique.

"The Commuter" - (Drama, PG-13, 105 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. A businessman and former cop on his daily commute from Manhattan to Upstate New York is told he has to locate a passenger who has something dangerous. If he does not, everyone aboard the train and his family at home will be killed.

"Darkest Hour" - (Documentary, PG-13, 125 minutes). Grade: A+, Ann Hornaday. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill must decide whether to negotiate with or fight Hitler during World War II.

"Death Wish" - (Action, R, 107 minutes). A surgeon's wife and daughter are attacked during a home burglary. After the attack, he becomes a vigilante killing machine as a way to deliver justice to the perpetrators.

"Early Man" - (Animation, PG, 89 minutes). Grade: B+, Rick Bentley. Dug and Hognob fight against Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

"Every Day" - (Romance, PG-13, 95 minutes). A 16-year old girl falls in love with a soul who transforms into another person every day.

"Ferdinand" - (Animation, PG, 106 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Ferdinand, a friendly bull, tries to reunite with family after he is deemed dangerous and taken from his home.

"Fifty Shades Freed" - (Drama, R, 101 minutes). Christian and Anastasia get married and Jack Hyde threatens their relationship.

"Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool" - (Drama, R, 105 minutes). Grade: C, Ann Hornaday. Based on Peter Turner's memoir about a romance between a younger actor and a Hollywood leading lady.

"Game Night" - (Action, R, 100 minutes). Grade: B-, Rick Bentley. A group of friends attend a murder mystery party that turns into a wild and chaotic night.

"Get Out" - (Horror, R, 103 minutes). Grade A, Katie Walsh. A young white woman brings her black boyfriend home to meet her parents.

"The Greatest Showman" - (Music, PG, 105 minutes). Grade: D+, Katie Walsh. The musical depicts the rise of P.T. Barnum.

"Hostiles" - (Action, R, 125 minutes). Grade: B+, Ann Hornaday. Despite his better judgment, an Army captain escorts a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.

"Insidious: The Last Key" - (Horror, PG-13, 103 minutes). Parapsychologist Elise Rainier must confront her greatest fear when supernatural forces go after her family in this fourth installment of the "Insidious" series.

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" - (Action, PG-13, 119 minutes). Grade: B, Katie Walsh. Four teens go inside a video game, where they are transformed into adults in a jungle.

"Justice League (2017)" - (Action, PG-13, 119 minutes). After Superman's noble actions, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince team to face a bigger enemy.

"Murder on the Orient Express" - (Crime, PG-13, 114 minutes). Based on the Agatha Christie novel, a train ride turns murderous for 13 strangers.

"Paddington 2" - (Animation, PG, 103 minutes). Grade: A, Stephanie Merry. It's Paddington's Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday and he works odd jobs to buy her the perfect present. When the gift gets stolen, Paddington goes on a quest to find the stolen pop-up book.

"Peter Rabbit" - (Animation, PG, 93 minutes). Grade: B-, Katie Walsh. The feud between Peter Rabbit and Mr. McGregor intensifies as they compete for attention from an animal lover neighbor.

"Phantom Thread" - (Drama, R, 130 minutes.) Grade: A-, Ann Hornaday. Paul Thomas Anderson's drama about a dressmaker whose life is changed by a strong-willed woman who becomes his muse.

"Pitch Perfect 3" - (Comedy, PG-13, 93 minutes). Not reviewed. Join the all-female a capella group the Bellas as they are reunited for an overseas tour.

"The Post" - (Biography, PG-13, 115 minutes). The Washington Post faces a dilemma. Should the paper publish the Pentagon Papers and reveal that the government knew for decades that the U.S. could never win the Vietnam War?

"Red Sparrow" - (Mystery, R, 139 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Dominika Egorova becomes part of Sparrow School, a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon.

"Samson" - (Action, PG-13, 110 minutes). Based on the biblical story of Samson.

"The Shape of Water" - (Drama, R, 123 minutes). Grade: B+, Ann Hornaday. Elisa works at a high-security government lab. When she and a co-worker discover a secret experiment, their lives change forever.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" - (Action, PG-13, 152 minutes). Grade: A, Katie Walsh. Rey is assigned to recruit Luke Skywalker while the Resistance battles the First Order.

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" - (Drama, R, 115 minutes). When authorities police fail to catch her daughter's murderer, a mother searches herself.

"Thor: Ragnarok" - (Action, PG-13, 130 minutes). Grade A+, Michael O' Sullivan. Thor and former ally the Hulk are in a gladiator contest that will determine the survival of the Asgardian civilization.

"Winchester" - (Horror, PG-13, 99 minutes). A heiress to the Winchester fortune thinks she is haunted by ghosts of the people killed by the Winchester rifle, so she builds a prison for these souls.

"Wonder" - (Drama, PG, 113 minutes). Grade: A-, Stephanie Merry. Based on the New York Times bestseller, tells the story of a boy with facial differences who enters a regular elementary school for the first time. Editor's note: Please contact individual movie theaters for showtimes.

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