1917 (R) — During World War I, two young British soldiers (Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay) must deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men from walking into a deadly trap. Directed by Sam Mendes. Rated R for violence, some disturbing images and language. 119 minu…

1917 (R) — During World War I, two young British soldiers (Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay) must deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men from walking into a deadly trap. Directed by Sam Mendes. Rated R for violence, some disturbing images and language. 119 minu…

Not just acknowledging but making its stars' age a central point gives "Bad Boys for Life" a reason to exist beyond pure nostalgia.

What may start in the viewer's mind as a gimmick becomes a tale of endurance, of the lengths a man will go to for his brothers in arms.

1917 (R) — During World War I, two young British soldiers (Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay) must deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap. Directed by Sam Mendes. Rated R for violence, some disturbing images and language.…

BOMBSHELL (R) — A group of women takes on Fox News head Roger Ailes (John Lithgow) and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network. With Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie. Rated R for sexual material and language throughout. 108 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9, Regal Sal…

"Knives Out," writer-director Rian Johnson's return from a galaxy far, far away, was the best movie I saw in 2019.

“Forging signatures, telling lies, impersonating practically anybody” — these are the primary talents of the title character of “The Talented Mr. Ripley.” And time and time again, he puts them to devious, deadly use.

BLACK CHRISTMAS (PG-13) — A group of female students is stalked by a stranger during Christmas break. Rated PG-13 for violence, terror, thematic content involving sexual assault, language, sexual material and drinking. 92 minutes. At Annapolis Mall.

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD (PG) — The true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) and journalist Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys). Rated PG for some strong thematic material, a brief fight and some mild language. 108 minutes. Greg’s Grade: A-. At Annapolis Mall, Reg…

21 BRIDGES (R) — An embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. Rated R for violence and language throughout. 99 minutes. At Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.

21 BRIDGES (R) — An embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. Rated R for violence and language throughout. 99 minutes. At Cambridge Premier Cinemas, Annapolis Mall, Regal Sali…

Magnolia Written and directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson Starring: Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Jason Robards, Melora Walters Running time: 188 minutes MPAA rating: Rated R for strong language, drug use…

21 BRIDGES (R) — An embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. Rated R for violence and language throughout. 99 minutes. At Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.

A modern take on a classic brand of storytelling, "Knives Out" is incredibly well crafted and endlessly entertaining.

21 BRIDGES (R) — An embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. Rated R for violence and language throughout. 99 minutes. At Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.

What treasures Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen are, and what a gift Bill Condon has given us by pairing them up in the delightfully twisty "The Good Liar."

THE ADDAMS FAMILY (PG) — The Addams family encounters a shady TV personality who despises their eerie hilltop mansion. Animated. Rated PG for macabre and suggestive humor, and some action. 87 minutes. At Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.

Beholden to two sources, "Doctor Sleep" ultimately fails to satisfy either one.