Animas City Theatre(128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com)The Florida ProjectThe story of a precocious 6-year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times. Rated R.
Gaslight Theatre(102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, www.allentheatresinc.com)Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriAfter months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson), the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated. Rated R.
Roman J. Israel, Esq.Roman J. Israel, Esq. is a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when a turbulent series of events challenge the activism that has defined his career. Colin Farrell costars as the ambitious, monied lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm. PG-13.
Durango Stadium 9(Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com) Just Getting StartedA two-hander action comedy about an ex-FBI agent and an ex-mob lawyer in the witness protection program having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit. Rated PG-13.
Coco(Also available in 3-D with surcharge) Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead after a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Rated PG.
Justice League(Also available in 3-D with surcharge) Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes – Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash – it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. Rated PG-13.
The StarA small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas. Rated PG.
WonderAugust Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attends a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Rated PG.
Daddy’s Home 2In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, father and stepfather, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho Dad (Mel Gibson) and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad (John Lithgow) arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos. Rated PG-13.
Murder on the Orient ExpressA lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish and suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, “Murder on the Orient Express” tells of 13 stranded strangers and one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. Rated PG-13.
Thor: RagnarokThor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first, he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger, The Incredible Hulk. Rated PG-13.