New this week
Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas | This Christmas, have your family join with Kirk Cameron’s family and dive headfirst into all the dancing, celebration, feasting, imagination and traditions that glorify the true “reason for the season.” PG. Starring: Kirk Cameron, Darren Doane and Bridgette Ridenour.
Beyond the Lights | This is the story of Noni, the music world’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge — until she meets Kaz Nicol, a young cop and aspiring politician who’s been assigned to her detail. PG-13. Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker and Minnie Driver.
Dumb and Dumber To | 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney. PG-13. Starring: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels and Kathleen Turner.
Birdman | This film is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor — famous for portraying an iconic superhero — as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself. R. Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton.
Interstellar | With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history: traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. PG-13. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain.
Big Hero 6 | An action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. PG. Starring: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit and Jamie Chung.
Nightcrawler | Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism, finds a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem. R. Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton and Riz Ahmed.
Ouija | A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. PG-13. Starring: Ana Coto, Bianca A. Santos and Vivis Colombetti.
St. Vincent | Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a penchant for alcohol and gambling. PG-13. Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Bill Murray and Naomi Watts.
John Wick | An ex-hit man comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. R. Starring: Keanu Reeves, Adrianne Palicki and Willem Dafoe.
Fury | April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. R. Starring: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman and Shia LaBeouf.
The Best of Me | Dawson and Amanda are two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. PG-13. Starring: Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden and Liana Liberato.
The Book of Life | Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer, sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds to rescue his one true love and defend his village. PG. Starring: Diego Luna, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana.
The Judge | A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother’s funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. R. Starring: Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Robert Downey Jr. and Leighton Meester.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | Follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life — a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. PG. Starring: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner and Dylan Minnette.
Dracula Untold | Explores the origin of Dracula, weaving vampire mythology with the true history of Prince Vlad the Impaler, depicting Dracula as a flawed hero in a tragic love story set in a dark age of magic and war. PG-13. Starring: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon and Diarmaid Murtagh.
Gone Girl | On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his beautiful wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. R. Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris.
Before I Go to Sleep | This psychological thriller is based on the worldwide best-selling novel about a woman who wakes up every day remembering nothing — the result of a traumatic accident in her past — until one day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her. R. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Mark Strong and Colin Firth.
Annabelle | A pigtailed doll possessed by a demon threatens a young couple with a newborn baby. R. Starring: Alfre Woodard, Annabelle Wallis, Eric Ladin, Tony Amendola, Brian Howe
The Equalizer | McCall is a former black ops commando who has faked his death to live a quiet life in Boston. When he comes out of his self-imposed retirement to rescue a young girl, Teri, he finds himself face to face with ultra-violent Russian gangsters. R. Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Denzel Washington, and Melissa Leo.