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 DOCTOR STRANGE

This Marvel superhero story starring Benedict Cumberbatch has a ho-hum story, but offers a kaleidoscope of special effects. (PG-13, 115 minutes, contains scifi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence. At area theaters.)

 ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Gareth Edwards’s perfectly serviceable, if undistinguished, placeholder pays homage to the imaginative and physical world that George Lucas and his collaborators built four decades ago. (PG-13, 133 minutes, contains extended sequences of sci-fi action and violence. At area theaters.)

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This documentary about a 13-yearold girl living with her nomadic family in Mongolia is spectacular to look at and inspiring to contemplate. (G, 87 minutes, contains nothing objectionable. In Kazakh with subtitles. At area theaters.)

 STORKS This animated comedy should delight the kiddie crowd, but no one else. (PG, 87 minutes, contains some mild rude humor. At University Mall Theatre.)

 ELLE

A brutal rape sets in motion a mystery about unruly gender expectations and desires in this French thriller starring Isabelle Huppert. (R, 131 minutes, contains violence involving sexual assault, disturbing sexual content, some grisly images, brief graphic nudity, and obscenity. In French with subtitles. At AFI Silver Theatre.)

 THINGS TO COME Isabelle Huppert plays a woman in the throes of change in this closely observed slice of middle-aged life. (PG-13, 102 minutes, contains brief profanity and drug use. In French with subtitles. At Cinema Arts Theatre.) BARRY WETCHER/WARNER BROS PICTURES

Brigitte (Helen Mirren), Amy (Keira Knightley) and Raffi (Jacob Latimore) are hired to impersonate Death, Love and Time to rattle a grief-stricken man in “Collateral Beauty.”

 FANTASTIC BEASTS AND

from Lin-Manuel Miranda and cultural authenticity. (PG, 96 minutes, contains peril, some scary images and material that may be upsetting to young viewers. At area theaters.)

WHERE TO FIND THEM This prequel, written by J.K. Rowling, should satisfy die-hard “Harry Potter” nerds who have been going through withdrawal. (PG-13, 132 minutes, contains fantasy action violence. At area theaters.)

 MOONLIGHT

Director Barry Jenkins turns a simple coming-of-age story into a thoughtful, reflective meditation. (R, 111 minutes, contains sexuality, drug use, brief violence and obscenity. At area theaters.)

 HACKSAW RIDGE

Mel Gibson directs this stirring portrait of self-sacrifice, about a pacifist who becomes a hero during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. (R, 139 minutes, contains intense, prolonged, realistically graphic sequences of war violence, including grisly, bloody images. At area theaters.)  JACK REACHER: NEVER

 JACKIE

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling dazzle in Damien Chazelle’s exuberant, thoughtful ode to bygone movie musicals. (PG-13, 128 minutes, contains some obscenity. At area theaters.)

 LOVING

In this moving drama, Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton play Richard and Mildred Loving, the real-life couple who took their desire to marry outside their race to the Supreme Court in the 1960s. (PG-13, 123 minutes, contains mature thematic elements. At area theaters.)  A MAN CALLED OVE

This darkly comic drama is based on Fredrik Backman’s 2012 novel about a widower contemplating suicide. (PG-13, 116 minutes, contains strong language and some disturbing images. In Swedish with subtitles. At the Avalon and Cinema Arts Theatre.)

Lonergan drama brims with life. (R, 137 minutes, contains obscenity throughout and some sexual content. At area theaters.)  MISS PEREGRINE’S

HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN Director Tim Burton puts his stamp on the Ransom Riggs bestseller about magical misfits. (PG-13, 122 minutes, contains intense sequences of fantasy violence and peril. At University Mall Theatre.)  MISS SLOANE

This Washington-centric thriller stars Jessica Chastain as a highpower hired gun. (R, 129 minutes, contains crude language and some sexuality. At area theaters.)

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SEA Sweet and sad, with an emphasis on the latter, this Kenneth

This Disney animated feature about the daughter of a Polynesian chief, www.ebook3000.com boasts humor, catchy songs

 OFFICE CHRISTMAS

PARTY A talented cast (Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, Courtney B. Vance, Jennifer Aniston) delivers lowbrow yuks (and yucks) with twinkly, sardonic verve in this holiday comedy. (R, 105 minutes, contains

“THRILLING!”

-A.O. Scott, THE NEW YORK TIMES DC’s only nonprofit film center NOMINATED FOR SIX GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS!

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Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) and K-2SO (voiced by Alan Tudyk) conspire against the Empire in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

Amy Adams plays a woman tortured by her past bad behavior and her ex-husband’s new book in Tom Ford’s creepily elegant, enigmatic drama. (R, 116 minutes, contains violence, obscenity and graphic nudity. At area theaters.)

BARBARA KRUGER SELECTS “Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles,” Saturday at 1. Free. National Gallery of Art, East Building, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-737-4215. www.nga.gov. IPERSIGNIFICATO: UMBERTO ECO AND FILM “L’Avventura” and “Stagecoach,” Wednesday at 12:30. Free. National Gallery of Art, East Building, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-7374215. www.nga.gov. SPECIAL EVENTS: FALL 2016 “Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art,” Thursday at 12:30. Free. National Gallery of Art, East Building, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-7374215. www.nga.gov.

. FRIDAY,

Natalie Portman plays an iconic first lady as masterful mythmaker in Pablo Larraín’s exceptionally smart, intriguing film. (R, 100 minutes, contains brief strong violence and obscenity. At area theaters.)

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GO BACK This generic sequel, based on the Lee Child thrillers, stars Tom Cruise as the titular loner, an ex-military cop who rights wrongs — usually with his fists. (PG-13, 118 minutes, contains sequences of violence and action, some bloody images and language. At University Mall Theatre.)

 TROLLS Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake shine as the odd-couple protagonists in this animated delight about making your own happiness. (PG, 94 minutes, contains mild crude humor and action. At area theaters.)

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