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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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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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READY PLAYER ONE — In 2045, the planet is on the brink of chaos and collapse, but people find salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he promises his immense fortune to the first person to discover a digital Easter egg that’s hidden somewhere in the OASIS. When young Wade Watts joins the contest, he finds himself becoming an unlikely hero in a reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical world of mystery, discovery and danger. PG-13, 138 minutes

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE — Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song “I Can Only Imagine” as singer of the Christian band MercyMe. PG, 110 minutes

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

ACRIMONY — A faithful wife (Taraji P. Henson) tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent) is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed. R, 120 minutes

SHERLOCK GNOMES — When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in London with their friends and family, their biggest concern is getting a new garden ready for spring. When everyone in the garden suddenly goes missing — there’s only one gnome to call — Sherlock Gnomes. The famous detective and sworn protector of the city shows up with his sidekick Watson to investigate the case. The mystery soon leads the gnomes on a rollicking adventure as they meet all-new ornaments and explore an undiscovered side of London. PG, 86 minutes

PACIFIC RIM UPRISING — Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat. PG-13, 111 minutes

GOD’S NOT DEAD: A LIGHT IN DARKNESS — The Rev. Dave Hill faces an unexpected setback when his beloved church burns down — prompting the officials at the adjoining university to try and kick his congregation off campus. Battle lines are quickly drawn between the church and the community as the reverend now finds himself at odds with his longtime friend — the president of the school. Facing a legal battle, Hill soon seeks help from his estranged brother — a big-city lawyer and atheist — in a fight to help rebuild the church. PG, 105 minutes

TOMB RAIDER — Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance, Croft embarks on a perilous journey to his last-known destination — a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. The stakes couldn’t be higher as Lara must rely on her sharp mind, blind faith and stubborn spirit to venture into the unknown. PG-13, 118 minutes

A WRINKLE IN TIME — Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg’s classmate Calvin O’Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe. PG, 109 minutes

PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST — Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul — the apostle who’s bound in chains and held captive in Nero’s darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he’s been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul’s death, Luke resolves to write another book that details the birth of what will come to be known as the church. PG-13, 108 minutes

LOVE, SIMON — Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it’s a little more complicated. He hasn’t told his family or friends that he’s gay, and he doesn’t know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. PG-13, 110 minutes

MIDNIGHT SUN — Sheltered since childhood, 17-year-old Katie Price lives with a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight. Her world opens up after dark when she ventures out to play her guitar for random travelers. One night, Katie encounters Charlie, a young man she’s secretly admired for years. As fate leads to a budding romance, Katie desperately tries to hide her condition from her unsuspecting new beau. PG-13, 91 minutes

UNSANE — Sawyer Valentini relocates from Boston to Pennsylvania to escape from the man who’s been stalking her for the last two years. While consulting with a therapist, Valentini unwittingly signs in for a voluntary 24-hour commitment to the Highland Creek Behavioral Center. Her stay at the facility soon gets extended when doctors and nurses begin to question her sanity. Sawyer now believes that one of the staffers is her stalker — and she’ll do whatever it takes to stay alive and fight her way out. R, 98 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

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

THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT — Mike and his wife Cindy take their son and daughter on a road trip that becomes their worst nightmare. The family members soon find themselves in a desperate fight for survival when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park that’s mysteriously deserted — until three masked psychopaths show up to satisfy their thirst for blood. R, 85 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

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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/2018/04/web1_AP18058743197976.jpgJennifer Lawrence portrays a Russian intelligence agent forced to use her body as a weapon in ‘Red Sparrow.’ AP photo

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/2018/04/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