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 minutes. Greg’s Grade: A. At Annapolis Mall, Annapolis Harbour 9.
BAD BOYS FOR LIFE (R) — Marcus (Martin Lawrence) and Mike (Will Smith) confront career changes and midlife crises as they join a newly created elite team of the Miami police department to take down the vicious leader (Jacob Scipio) of a Miami drug cartel. Rated R for strong bloody violence, language throughout, sexual references and brief drug use. 123 minutes. Greg’s Grade: B+. At Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.
BIRDS OF PREY (R) — After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) joins Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), the Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) to save a young girl from an evil crime lord. Rated R for strong violence and language throughout, and some sexual and drug material. 109 minutes. Greg’s Grade: C. At Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.
BRAHMS: THE BOY II (PG-13) — After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son (Christopher Convery) soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms. With Katie Holmes. Rated PG-13 for terror, violence, disturbing images and thematic elements. 86 minutes. At Regal Salisbury 16.
CALL OF THE WILD (PG) — A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon. With Harrison Ford, Karen Gillan. Based on the novel by Jack London. Rated PG for some violence, peril, thematic elements and mild language. 100 minutes. At Easton Premier Cinemas, Chesapeake Movies, Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.
EMMA (PG) — In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman (Anya Taylor-Joy) meddles in the love lives of her friends. Based on the novel by Jane Austen. Rated PG for brief partial nudity. 125 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9, Regal Salisbury 16.
FANTASY ISLAND (PG-13) — A horror adaptation of the 1970s TV show about a magical island resort. With Lucy Hale, Maggie Q. Rated PG-13 for violence, terror, drug content, suggestive material and brief strong language. 110 minutes. At Regal Salisbury 16.
THE GENTLEMEN (R) — When word gets out that American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) is looking to cash out his London marijuana empire, it triggers schemes, bribery and blackmail to try to steal his domain out from under him. With Charlie Hunnam, Colin Farrell, Hugh Grant. Written and directed by Guy Ritchie. Rated R for violence, language throughout, sexual references and drug content. 113 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9,.
GREED (R) — Satire about the world of the super-rich. A satire on wealth, centered around a billionaire high-street fashion mogul’s (Steve Coogan) 60th birthday on the Greek island Mykonos. Rated R for pervasive language and brief drug use. 104 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9.
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: THE MOVIE (PG-13) — The story of a humiliating high school mishap from 1992 that sends the Impractical Jokers on the road competing in hidden-camera challenges for the chance to turn back the clock and redeem three of the four Jokers. Rated PG-13 for suggestive content, language, some drug references and brief nudity. 93 minutes. At Regal Salisbury 16.
THE INVISIBLE MAN (R) — When Cecilia’s (Elisabeth Moss) abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turns lethal, Cecilia works to prove she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. Rated R for some strong bloody violence and language. 124 minutes. Greg’s Grade: A. At Easton Premier Cinemas, Cambridge Premier Cinemas, Chesapeake Movies, Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.
JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL (PG-13) — As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world’s most dangerous game. With Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Kevin Hart. Rated PG-13 for adventure action, suggestive content and some language. 123 minutes. At Annapolis Mall, Regal Salisbury 16.
LITTLE WOMEN (PG) — Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. With Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Meryl Streep. Directed by Greta Gerwig. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Rated PG for thematic elements and brief smoking. 134 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9.
MY HERO ACADEMIA: HEROES RISING (PG-13) — In a world full of people with special abilities known as quirks, Deku and his fellow heroes-in-training face Nine, the strongest villain yet. From Japan. Rated PG-13 for violence and language. 104 minutes. Greg’s Grade: B+. At Annapolis Mall.
ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND (R) — A confessional, cautionary and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson’s young life and the creation of The Band. Documentary. Rated R for some language and drug references. 100 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9.
ONWARD (PG) — Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers (voiced by Tom Holland, Chris Pratt) embark on a quest to discover if magic still exists. From Disney/Pixar. Rated PG for action/peril and some mild thematic elements. 102 minutes. Greg’s Grade: B. At Easton Premier Cinemas, Cambridge Premier Cinemas, Chesapeake Movies, Annapolis Mall, Annapolis Harbour 9, Regal Salisbury 16.
ORDINARY LOVE (R) — A look at the lives of a middle-aged couple (Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville) in the midst of the wife’s breast cancer diagnosis. Rated R for brief sexuality/nudity. 92 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9.
PARASITE (R) — All unemployed, Ki-taek’s (Kang-ho Song) family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. From South Korea. Rated R for language, some violence and sexual content. 132 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9.
THE PHOTOGRAPH (PG-13) — A series of intertwining love stories set in the past and in the present. With LaKeith Stanfield, Issa Rae. Rated PG-13 for sexuality and brief strong language. 106 minutes. At Cambridge Premier Cinemas, Annapolis Mall.
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE (R) — On an isolated island at the end of the 18th century, a female painter (Noemie Merlant) is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman (Adele Haenel). From France. Rated R for some nudity and sexuality. 122 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9.
SEBERG (R) — Inspired by real events in the life of French New Wave icon Jean Seberg (Kristen Stewart). In the late 1960s, the FBI targeted her because of her political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal (Anthony Mackie). Rated R for language, sexual content/nudity and some drug use. 102 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9.
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG (PG) — After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help it defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on it. Based on the popular video game series. With James Marsden, Jim Carrey. Rated PG for action, some violence, rude humor and brief mild language. 99 minutes. At Cambridge Premier Cinemas, Chesapeake Movies, Annapolis Mall, Annapolis Harbour 9, Regal Salisbury 16.
THE WAY BACK (R) — A former high school basketball phenom (Ben Affleck), struggling with alcoholism, is offered a coaching job at his alma mater. Rated R for language throughout, including some sexual references. 108 minutes. At Annapolis Harbour 9, Regal Salisbury 16.