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From left, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black act in a scene from ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.’ The film’s story follows four teenagers who discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they chose.
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Vera Farmiga, left, and Liam Neeson act in a scene from ‘The Commuter.’ Neeson portrays an insurance salesman who, prompted by a mysterious stranger, must identify a hidden train passenger before the last stop.
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    JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they chose. PG-13, 119 minutes

    THE POST — Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper — The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers — and very freedom — to help bring long-buried truths to light. PG-13, 115 minutes

    PADDINGTON 2 — Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop — the perfect present for his beloved aunt’s 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy’s big celebration. PG, 103 minutes

    STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI — Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy. PG-13, 152 minutes

    PROUD MARY — Mary is a professional assassin who’s working for an organized crime family in Boston. Her life gets completely turned around when she crosses paths with a boy during a hit gone wrong. R, 88 minutes

    THE COMMUTER — Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train. PG-13, 104 minutes

    I, TONYA — Tonya Harding rises through the ranks of competitive figure skating only to find disgrace when her husband tries to eliminate her rival. R, 121 minutes

    AGNYAATHAVAASI – PRINCE IN EXITE (Telugu with English subtitles) — 161 minutes. No rating or description provided.

    INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY — Brilliant parapsychologist Elise Rainier receives a disturbing phone call from a man who claims that his house is haunted. Even more disturbing is the address — 413 Apple Tree Lane in Five Keys, N.M. — the home where Elise grew up as a child. Accompanied by her two investigative partners, Rainier travels to Five Keys to confront and destroy her greatest fear — the demon that she accidentally set free years earlier. PG-13, 103 minutes

    THE GREATEST SHOWMAN — Growing up in the early 1800s, P.T. Barnum displays a natural talent for publicity and promotion, selling lottery tickets by age 12. After trying his hands at various jobs, P.T. turns to show business to indulge his limitless imagination, rising from nothing to create the Barnum & Bailey circus. Featuring catchy musical numbers, exotic performers and daring acrobatic feats, Barnum’s mesmerizing spectacle soon takes the world by storm to become the greatest show on Earth. PG, 105 minutes

    PITCH PERFECT 3 — After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren’t job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time. PG-13, 94 minutes

    DARKEST HOUR — The fate of Western Europe hangs on Winston Churchill in the early days of World War II. The newly appointed British prime minister must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds. During the next four weeks in 1940, Churchill cements his legacy as his courageous decisions and leadership help change the course of world history. PG-13, 125 minutes

    THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI — After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon — an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence — gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated. R, 115 minutes

    MOLLY’S GAME — The true story of Molly Bloom, a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknown to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led people to believe. R, 141 minutes

    THE SHAPE OF WATER — Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret — a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist. R, 123 minutes

    FERDINAND — A giant but gentle bull must find a way to break free from his captors and return home to his family. PG, 107 minutes

    COCO — Aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead. PG, 108 minutes

    ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD — In 1973, kidnappers demand $17 million from billionaire J. Paul Getty in exchange for his grandson’s release. Getty refuses to pay the perpetrators a single penny despite the desperate pleas from his daughter-in-law Gail and adviser Fletcher Chase. With nowhere else to turn, Gail and Fletcher soon become unlikely allies in a race against time to save the teen’s life. R, 132 minutes

    WONDER — Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie Pullman becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. PG, 113 minutes

    THE DISASTER ARTIST — A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room (2003). R, 98 minutes

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    From left, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black act in a scene from ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.’ The film’s story follows four teenagers who discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they chose.
    https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_AP17351766247934-2.jpgFrom left, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black act in a scene from ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.’ The film’s story follows four teenagers who discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they chose. AP photo

    Vera Farmiga, left, and Liam Neeson act in a scene from ‘The Commuter.’ Neeson portrays an insurance salesman who, prompted by a mysterious stranger, must identify a hidden train passenger before the last stop.
    https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_Commuter.jpgVera Farmiga, left, and Liam Neeson act in a scene from ‘The Commuter.’ Neeson portrays an insurance salesman who, prompted by a mysterious stranger, must identify a hidden train passenger before the last stop. AP photo