Animas City Theatre(128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com)
They Shall Not Grow Old(Starting Saturday) Peter Jackson directs this homage to the British troops of the First World War with never-before-seen-footage of soldiers as they faced the fear and uncertainty of frontline battle in Belgium. Digitally remastered and now in color, the footage has been studied by lip-reading experts whose transcripts were recorded and used as audio for the film. Overlayed by a narrative of those who partook in the war from interviews made in the 1960s and 1970s, this historic revisiting marks 100 years since the end of the Great War. Rated R.
Gaslight Theatre(102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, www.allentheatresinc.com)
BreakthroughBased on the true story of one mother’s unfaltering love in the face of impossible odds. When Joyce Smith’s adopted son, John, falls through an icy Missouri lake, all hope seems lost. But as John lies lifeless, Joyce refuses to give up. Her steadfast belief inspires those around her to continue to pray for John’s recovery, even in the face of every case history and scientific prediction. Rated PG.
The MustangRoman, a convict in a prison in rural Nevada, participates in a rehabilitation program in which he trains wild mustangs. He struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates alike. But in time, working alongside young convict Henry and an old trainer Myles, Roman soothes an especially feisty horse and confronts his own violent past. Rated R.
Durango Stadium 9(Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com)
PenguinsA coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. None of it comes easily for him, especially considering he’s targeted by everything from killer whales to leopard seals, which unapologetically threaten his happily ever after. Rated G.
LittleThe story of a woman who – when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear – gets the chance to relive the carefree life of her younger self. Rated PG-13.
HellboyHellboy is back, and he’s on fire. Legendary half-demon superhero (David Harbour, “Stranger Things”) is called to the English countryside to battle a trio of rampaging giants. There, he discovers The Blood Queen, Nimue (Milla Jovovich), a resurrected ancient sorceress thirsting to avenge a past betrayal. Suddenly caught in a clash between the supernatural and the human, Hellboy is now hell-bent on stopping Nimue without triggering the end of the world. Rated R.
Missing LinkMeet Mr. Link: 8 feet tall, 630 pounds and covered in fur, but don’t let his appearance fool you: He is funny, sweet and adorably literal. Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Link recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, the fearless trio of explorers encounter more than their fair share of peril as they travel to the far reaches of the world to help their new friend. Rated PG.
AfterTessa, a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart, enters her first semester in college. Armed with grand ambitions for her future, her guarded world opens up when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott, a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life. Rated PG-13.
Pet SemataryBased on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after moving with his wife, Rachel (Amy Seimetz), and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences. Rated R.
Shazam!We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word – SHAZAM! – this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult super hero Shazam, courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart – inside a ripped, godlike body – Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana. Rated PG-13.
DumboA young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer. Rated PG.