Animas City Theatre(128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com)
NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof(1 p.m. Sunday only) Tennessee Williams’ 20th century masterpiece. On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gathers at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out? Rated R.
Life ItselfAs a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes. Director and writer Dan Fogelman (“This Is Us”) examines the perils and rewards of everyday life in a multigenerational saga featuring Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Olivia Cooke, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Laia Costa, Alex Monner and Mandy Patinkin. Set in New York City and Carmona, Spain, “Life Itself” celebrates the human condition and all of its complications with humor, poignancy and love. Rated R.
Gaslight Theatre(102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, www.allentheatresinc.com)
White Boy RickSet in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, “White Boy Rick” is based on the true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe, who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison. Rated R.
Operation FinaleFifteen years after the end of World War II, Israel’s intelligence agency Mossad and security agency Shin Bet – led by the tireless and heroic agent Peter Malkin – launched a daring top-secret raid to capture the notorious Eichmann, who had been reported dead in the chaos after Nazi Germany’s collapse but was, in fact, living and working in a suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina, under an assumed identity along with his wife and two sons. Monitoring his daily routine, Malkin and his operatives plot and execute the abduction under the cover of darkness just a few feet from Eichmann’s home. Determined to sneak him out of Argentina to stand trial in Israel, Malkin and Eichmann engage in an intense and gripping game of cat-and-mouse. Rated PG-13.
Durango Stadium 9(Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com)
Hell FestA masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show. College student Natalie is visiting her childhood best friend Brooke and her roommate Taylor. If it was any other time of year, these three and their boyfriends might be heading to a concert or bar, but it is Halloween, which means that like everyone else, they will be bound for Hell Fest – a sprawling labyrinth of rides, games and mazes that travels the country and happens to be in town. Every year, thousands follow Hell Fest to experience fear at the ghoulish carnival of nightmares. But for one visitor, Hell Fest is not the attraction – it is a hunting ground. An opportunity to slay in plain view of a gawking audience, too caught up in the terrifyingly fun atmosphere to recognize the horrific reality playing out before their eyes. As the body count and frenzied excitement of the crowds continues to rise, he turns his masked face to Natalie, Brooke, Taylor and their boyfriends, who will fight to survive the night. Rated R.
Night SchoolA group of misfits are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance they’ll pass the GED exam. Rated PG-13.
Small Foot(Also available in 3D with surcharge) A bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist – a human. News of this Smallfoot throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village. Rated PG.
The House with a Clock in its WallsThe spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis, who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead. Rated PG.
The PredatorFrom the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race. Rated R.
A Simple FavorStephanie (Anna Kendrick) is a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily’s husband, Sean (Henry Golding), in this thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge. Rated R.
The NunWhen a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in “The Conjuring 2,” as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned. Rated R.