Film Clips: June 6, 2019

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Sophie Turner as a very different Jean Grey in the latest X-Men movie, “Dark Phoenix.”

OPENING FRIDAY

“ALL IS TRUE” — A look at the final days of William Shakespeare. Starring Kenneth Branagh (who also directed), Lolita Chakrabarti, Jack Colgrave Hirst and Judi Dench. (PG-13 for thematic elements, suggestive material and language.)

“THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM” — Documentarian John Chester and his wife Molly work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. (PG for mild thematic elements.)

“DARK PHOENIX” (2D and 3D) — When Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix, the X-Men have to decide how much the life of a team member is worth. Also starring Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender. Directed by Simon Kinberg. (PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action including some gunplay, disturbing images, and brief strong language.)

“THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2” — This sequel continues the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day. With the voices of Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet and Tiffany Hadish. Directed by Chris Renaud and Jonathan del Val. (PG for some action and rude humor.)

ENDING THURSDAY

“Red Joan”

“The White Crow”

“Shazam!”

THE ORION

“Rocketman” (Atmos)

“Aladdin”

“John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum”

CLASSIC TUESDAY (ORION)

Tuesday: “Weird Science”

HELD OVER

“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.)

“AVENGERS: ENDGAME” — The remaining Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Tessa Thompson, Bradley Cooper, Danai Gurira and Josh Brolin. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. (PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language.)

“BOOKSMART” — Two academic superstars and best friends, on the eve of their high school graduation, try to cram four years of fun into one night. Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Billie Lourd and Skyler Gisondo. Directed by Olivia Wilde. (R for strong sexual content and language throughout, drug use and drinking, all involving teens.)

“BRIGHTBURN” — What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind proved to be something far more sinister? Buy a ticket and find out. Starring Elizabeth Banks, Jackson A. Dunn and David Denman. Directed by David Yarovesky. (R for horror violence/bloody images, and language.)

“THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA” — Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm. Starring Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz and Marisol Ramirez. Directed by Michael Chaves. (R for violence and terror.)

“A DOG’S JOURNEY” — The story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. Starring Dennis Quaid, Abby Ryder Fortson and Betty Gilpin. Directed by Gail Mancuso. (PG for thematic content, some peril and rude humor.)

“DUMBO” — A young elephant whose oversized ears enable him to fly helps save a struggling circus in this Tim Burton-directed, live-action remake of the Disney classic. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Alan Arkin and Eva Green. (PG for peril/action, some thematic elements, and brief mild language.)

“GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS” — An action-adventure that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history, including Mothra, Rodan and the three-headed King Ghidorah. Starring Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe and Millie Bobby Brown. Directed by Michael Dougherty. (PG-13 for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language.)

“THE HUSTLE” — Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the men who have wronged them. Also starring Tim Blake Nelson. Directed by Chris Addison. (PG-13 for crude sexual content and language.)

“THE INTRUDER” — A young married couple buy a beautiful house on several acres of land only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property. Starring Meagan Good, Dennis Quaid and Michael Ealy. Directed by Deon Taylor. (PG-13 for violence, terror, some sexuality, language and thematic elements.)

“JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 — PARABELLUM” — John Wick (Keanu Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. Also starring Asia Kate Dillon, Jerome Flynn, Ian McShane, Halle Berry and Angelica Houston. Directed by Chad Stahelski. (R for pervasive strong violence, and some language.)

“MA” — A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. This is not a good idea, teenagers. Starring Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers and Juliette Lewis. Directed by Tate Taylor. (R for violent/disturbing material, language throughout, sexual content, and for teen drug and alcohol use.)

“POKÉMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU” — In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent, talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton. Directed by Rob Letterman. (PG for action/peril, some rude and suggestive humor, and thematic elements.)

“ROCKETMAN” — A musical fantasy about the story of Elton John’s breakthrough years, following the journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight to international superstar. Starring Taron Egerton as Elton John, Jamie Bell as songwriter Bernie Taupin and Richard Madden as manager John Reid. Directed by Dexter Fletcher. (R for language throughout, some drug use and sexual content.)

— Compiled by the Yakima Herald-Republic

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