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Movies in theaters, 10/13/17

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Oct. 12--OPENING FRIDAY

"Professor Marston and the Wonder Women"

Grade: B+. Review page 32

"Marshall"

Grade: C. Review page 36

"The Florida Project"

Grade: A. Review page 33

"The Foreigner"

Grade: C. Review page 37

"Happy Death Day"

Grade: B. Review page 34

"Lucky"

Grade: A-. Review page 35

"Barracuda"

Grade: B-. Review page 38

NOW PLAYING

"American Assassin." D. R. 111 minutes. A Cold War veteran takes CIA black ops recruit Mitch Rapp under his wing, and they end up teaming up with a lethal Turkish agent to prevent a mysterious operative from starting a global war. Tinseltown.

"American Made." B-. R. 115 minutes. R. 115 minutes. Tom Cruise stars in this true-life tale about pilot Bary Seal, whose smuggling operation with the CIA inadvertently spawns the creation of the Medellin cartel. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Flix. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Southpark. Stone Hill. Tinseltown. Westgate.

"Atomic Blonde." C+. R. 115 minutes. Charlize Theron plays the sensual and savage MI6 spy Lorraine Broughton, who has been tasked an impossible mission to find a dossier on the cusp of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Lake Creek.

"Battle of the Sexes." B. PG-13. 121 minutes. Emma Stone and Steve Carell star as two tennis champions who play each other in an electrifying 1973 match, a game that became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Arbor. Cedar Park. City Lights. Hill Country. Moviehouse. Southpark.

"Blade Runner 2049." A-. R. 164 minutes. A new blade runner uncovers a long-buried secret that threatens what's left of society and decides to track down the former blade runner Rick Deckard, off the grid for 30 years. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Ritz. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo South. Alamo Village. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Round Rock. Southpark. Stone Hill. Tinseltown. Westgate. 3D: Galaxy. Southpark. IMAX: Bullock.

"California Typewriter." 103 minutes. This documentary is portrait of the artists, writers and collectors who remain dedicated to using the typewriter as both a tool and a muse and features Tom Hanks, John Mayer and other famous faces. Arbor.

"Despicable Me 3." C-. PG. 90 minutes. In the third installment of the popular animated movies, Gru and his twin brother team up to take down a former 1980s child star who is seeking vengeance. Lake Creek. Metropolitan. Movies 8.

"Dolores." A-. R. 131 minutes. This documentary dives into the life of Dolores Huerta, a human rights activist who worked alongside Cesar Chavez to co-found the National Farm Workers Association. AFS Cinema.

"Dunkirk." B+. PG-13. 107 minutes. With little dialogue and brutal scenes of war, Christopher Nolan's latest chronicles the perilous mass evacuation of British and Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, in 1940. Gateway. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

"The Emoji Movie." PG. 92 minutes. In this animated film, three emojis embark on an epic adventure through a smartphone to save their world from being deleted. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

"Flatliners." PG-13. 108 minutes. Five medical students come to grips with the consequences of their near-death experiences. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Gateway. Hill Country. Metropolitan. Southpark. Stone Hill. Tinseltown.

"It." B-. R. 136 minutes. In this film adaptation of the Stephen King novel, children living in a Maine town join forces to fight an ancient, deadly clown named Pennywise. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo South. Alamo Village. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Round Rock. Southpark. Stone Hill. Tinseltown. Westgate.

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle." D. R. 141 minutes. In this sequel, the Kingsman spies, dealing with destroyed headquarters and a world held hostage, join forces with an allied spy organization in the U.S. that dates back to the day they were both founded. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo Village. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Southpark. Tinseltown. Westgate.

"The Lego Ninjago Movie." C+. PG. 101 minutes. Jackie Chan voices Master Wu, the wise-cracking leader of a secret team of ninja warriors who aim to bring down an evil warlord. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Alamo Village. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Round Rock. Southpark. Stone Hill. Tinseltown. Westgate. 3D: Barton Creek. Metropolitan.

"The Mountain Between Us." C. PG-13. 110 minutes. Stranded on a remote snow-covered mountain after a plane crash, two strangers must bond to survive the elements. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo South. Barton Creek. Cedar Park. City Lights. Evo. Flix. Galaxy. Gateway. Hill Country. iPic. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Round Rock. Southpark. Stone Hill. Tinseltown. Westgate.

"My Little Pony: The Movie." C-. PG. 99 minutes. In this animated film, the Mane 6 meet new friends and take on exciting challenges when they go on a journey beyond Equestria. Alamo Lakeline. Alamo Mueller. Alamo Slaughter. Barton Creek. City Lights. Evo. Galaxy. Gateway. Lakeline. Metropolitan. Moviehouse. Westgate.

"Spider-Man: Homecoming."

B+. PG-13. 133 minutes. As first seen in "Captain America: Civil War," a young Peter Parker begins to come to terms with his new identity as the superhero Spider-Man. Lake Creek. Metropolitan. Movies 8. 3D: Lake Creek.

"Stronger." R. 119 minutes. A Boston Marathon bombing survivor who lost his legs as a result of the explosion embarks on a journey of physical and emotion rehabilitation. Gateway. Metropolitan.

"Til Death Do Us Part." D. PG-13. 101 minutes. The perfect marriage is shattered when the husband suddenly becomes abusive and controlling -- so the wife decides to fake her own death and start anew. Galaxy.

"Victoria & Abdul." C+. PG-13. 110 minutes. The historical drama starring Judi Dench recounts the relationship between a young Indian clerk who travels to England to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee and doesn't expect to actually get to know the queen herself. Arbor. Barton Creek. Hill Country. Tinseltown. Westgate.

"War for the Planet of the Apes." B. PG-13. 142 minutes. Caesar and his army of intelligent apes go head to head against a colonel and his troops in a deadly battle. Lake Creek. Movies 8.

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

"Lisa and the Devil." On Friday the 13th and one other day this month, AFS Cinema is screening this 1973 Italian film with English subtitles. Newly restored, "Lisa and the Devil" is one of Mario Bava's most dream-like efforts, centered on a tourist who wanders into the web of a man who might be Satan himself. Plus, other AFS Cinema films throughout the week. 10 p.m. Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. $11.25. AFS Cinema, 6406 N. Interstate 35 Suite 3100. austinfilm.org.

"Legally Blonde." It's certainly true in Austin that brunch isn't just a meal -- it's an important weekend activity that can be a downright religious experience if done right. Worship at the altars of food and film at the Alamo Drafthouse one weekend a month with the In Brunch We Trust series. The Alamo will screen "Legally Blonde," a film that deserves a big screen revival with mimosas and a delicious brunch menu. 12:15 Oct. 14, noon Oct. 15. $11.39. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. drafthouse.com.

"¡Vámonos con Pancho Villa!" The Harry Ransom Center is offering the Classical Mexican Cinema Series in conjunction with its current "Mexico Modern" exhibit. This 1936 film, showing at AFS Cinema, is a humane and increasingly sorrowful look at the perversion of the Mexican Revolution's best intentions. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. $11.25. AFS Cinema, 6406 N. Interstate 35 Suite 3100. austinfilm.org.

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