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Chadwick Boseman portrays the superhero title character in a scene from Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther.’ After thedeath of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When apowerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawninto a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk.
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Jennifer Lawrence portrays a Russian intelligence agent forced to use her body as a weapon in ‘Red Sparrow.’
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BLACK PANTHER — After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people. PG-13, 134 minutes

RED SPARROW — Dominika is recruited to ‘Sparrow School’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. But her first mission threatens to unravel the security of both nations. R, 140 minutes

DEATH WISH — A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act. R, 107 minutes

PETER RABBIT — Peter Rabbit’s feud with Mr. McGregor reaches new heights as both compete for the affections of a kind animal lover who lives next door. PG, 95 minutes

GAME NIGHT — Max and Annie’s weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party — complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it’s all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night. R, 100 minutes

ANNIHILATION — A biologist searches for her missing husband while on an expedition with a secret agency and discovers a dangerous creature lurking in the wilderness. R, 115 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

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 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

FIFTY SHADES FREED — Believing they’ve left behind the shadowy figures from the past, billionaire Christian Grey and his new wife, Anastasia, fully embrace their inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. Just as the Greys begin to step into their new roles, sinister events come to light and jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins. R, 105 minutes

EVERY DAY — Sixteen-year-old Rhiannon falls in love with A, a mysterious spirit who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A try to find each other on a daily basis, always unsure of what or who the next day will bring. Soon, the realities of loving someone who is a different person every 24 hours starts to take its toll, leaving Rhiannon and A to face the hardest decision either has ever had to make. PG-13, 95 minutes

THE 15:17 TO PARIS — On Aug. 21, 2015, the world watches in stunned silence as the media reports a thwarted terrorist attack on a train that’s bound for Paris — an attempt prevented by three young Americans traveling together through Europe. The heroic and courageous actions of Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone help to save the lives of more than 500 passengers on board. PG-13, 94 minutes

WINCHESTER — The most haunted house in the world sits on an isolated stretch of land that’s 50 miles outside of San Francisco. Built by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester fortune, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To an outsider, it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman’s madness. But Sarah’s actually building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts — and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters. PG-13, 99 minutes

HOSTILES — In 1892, legendary Army Capt. Joseph Blocker reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their tribal land. Embarking on a harrowing and perilous journey from Fort Berringer, N.M., to the grasslands of Montana, they soon encounter a young widow whose family was killed on the plains. The travelers must now band together to survive a punishing landscape that’s crawling with hostile Comanches and vicious outliers. R, 133 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

EARLY MAN — A plucky cave man named Dug, his sidekick Hognob and the rest of their tribe face a grave threat to their simple existence. Lord Nooth plans to take over their land and transform it into a giant mine, forcing Dug and his clan to dig for precious metals. Not ready to go down without a fight, Dug and Hognob must unite their people in an epic quest to defeat a mighty enemy — the Bronze Age. PG, 89 minutes

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Chadwick Boseman portrays the superhero title character in a scene from Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther.’ After thedeath of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When apowerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawninto a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk.
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_BlackPanther.jpgChadwick Boseman portrays the superhero title character in a scene from Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther.’ After thedeath of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When apowerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawninto a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. AP photo

Jennifer Lawrence portrays a Russian intelligence agent forced to use her body as a weapon in ‘Red Sparrow.’
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_AP18058743197976.jpgJennifer Lawrence portrays a Russian intelligence agent forced to use her body as a weapon in ‘Red Sparrow.’ AP photo