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Film Clips: Aug. 15, 2019

Blinded by the Light

Viveik Kalra, Nell Williams and Aaron Phagura in "Blinded by the Light," opening Friday.


“THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2” (2D and 3D) — The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their feud to the next level in this animated comedy. With the voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones, Tiffany Haddish, Bill Hader and Awkwafina. Directed by Thurop Van Orman. (PG for rude humor and action.)


“47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED” — Four teenage girls diving in a ruined underwater city quickly learn they’ve entered the territory of a deadly shark species. Starring Nia Long, Sistine Rose Stallone and John Corbett. Directed by Johannes Roberts. (PG-13 for sequences of intense peril, bloody images, and brief strong language.)

“BLINDED BY THE LIGHT” — In 1987, during the austere days of Margaret Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Starring Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Hayley Atwell and Meera Ganatra. Directed by Gurinder Chadha. (PG-13 for thematic material and language including some ethnic slurs.)

“THE FAREWELL” — A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short time left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies. Starring Awkwafina, Tzi Ma and Diana Lin. Directed by Lulu Wang. (PG for thematic material, brief language and some smoking.)

“GOOD BOYS” — Three sixth-grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. Starring Jacob Tremblay, Molly Gordon, Lina Renna and Will Forte. Directed by Gene Stupnitsky. (R for strong crude sexual content, drug and alcohol material, and language throughout — all involving tweens.)

“MAIDEN” — A documentary about Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats who became the skipper of the first-ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. Directed by Alex Holmes. (PG for language, thematic elements, some suggestive content and brief smoking images.)

“WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE” — A loving mom goes on an epic adventure as she reconnects with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Starring Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig and Judy Greer. Directed by Richard Linklater. (PG-13 for some strong language and drug material.)


“Free Trip to Egypt”

“Sword of Trust”

“Annabelle Comes Home”



“The Secret Life of Pets 2”


Ending Thursday: “The Lion King”

Opening Friday: “Good Boys”

“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”

“Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”


Sept. 9: “When Harry Met Sally...”


“ALADDIN” — Disney’s latest live-action remake is of the 1992 classic about a charming street urchin, a self-determined princess and the genie who may be the key to their future. Starring Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Will Smith as the Genie and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. Directed by Guy Ritchie. (PG for some action/peril.)

“THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN” — Through his bond with his owner, an aspiring Formula One race car driver, a golden retriever learns to navigate the journey of life. Starring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried and Kevin Costner. Directed by Simon Curtis. (PG for thematic material.)

“DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD” — Teenage explorer Dora leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Starring Isabela Moner, Q’orianka Kilcher, Eva Longoria and Benicio Del Toro. Directed by James Bobin. (PG for action and some impolite humor.)

“FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW” — Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba and Helen Mirren. Directed by David Leitch. (PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action and violence, suggestive material and some strong language.)

“THE KITCHEN” — The wives of New York gangsters in 1970s Hell’s Kitchen continue to operate their husbands’ rackets after they’re locked up in prison. Starring Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish. Directed by Andrea Berloff. (R for violence, language throughout and some sexual content .)

“THE LION KING” (digital and digital with Atmos sound versions) — You know the story — after the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery — but you’ve never seen it so realistic as with this CGI remake of the Disney classic. With the voices of James Earl Jones, Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, JD McCrary, John Oliver, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner and Beyoncé. Directed by Jon Favreau. (PG for sequences of violence and peril, and some thematic elements.)

“ONCE UPON A TIME ... IN HOLLYWOOD” — A faded television actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt) strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles. Also starring Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, Timothy Olyphant, Kurt Russell and Luke Perry. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. (R for language throughout, some strong graphic violence, drug use, and sexual references.)

“THE OTHER SIDE OF HEAVEN 2: FIRE OF FAITH” — Missionaries face a test of faith when their child is born with a serious illness. Starring Christopher Gorham, Natalie Medlock and Russell Dixon. Directed by Mitch Davis. (PG-13 for some thematic material including violence.)

“SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK” — A group of teenagers must face their fears in order to save their lives. Starring Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza and Gabriel Rush. Directed by Andre Ovredal. (PG-13 for terror/violence, disturbing images, thematic elements, language including racial epithets, and brief sexual references.)

“SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME” — Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Starring Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Marisa Tomei and Angourie Rice. Directed by Jon Watts. (PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, some language and brief suggestive comments.)

“TOY STORY 4” — When a new toy called Forky joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy. With the voices of Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear, Keanu Reeves as Duke Caboom, Tony Hale as Forky and Annie Potts as Bo Peep. Directed by Josh Cooley. (G)

— Compiled by the Yakima Herald-Republic

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