Last weekend’s strong debut of “A Quiet Place Part II” has many in the film industry hopeful that audiences are willing to return to the cinema for in-person screenings. Here in the Berkshires, there are plenty of options for a night out or an afternoon matinee. The Crandell Theatre, in Chatham, N.Y. — the only cinema still showing films virtually in the area — has announced plans to reopen on July 1.

Here's what's playing — June 4-10 — at in-person and virtual cinemas in the Berkshires and environs. Where films have been reviewed, the capsules include the name of the film critic and the day the full review was posted on All reviews are by Associated Press critics.


Following the events at home, the Abbott family now faces the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path. Starring Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Djimon Hounsou and Wayne Duvall. 1 hour, 37 minutes.3 stars. (BAHR - 5/27) 


A young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her fashion designs. Her flair for fashion catches the eye of Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. Their relationship sets in motion a course of events that leads Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, revenge-bent Cruella. Starring Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser, Joel Fry, Emily Beecham and Kirby Howell-Baptiste. This movie contains several sequences with flashing lights that may affect those who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy or have other photosensitivities. 2 hours, 14 minutes. 2 ½ stars. (NOVAK - 5/27) BC, BM, NAM, TC


A bartender recruits her husband and a group of others to assist her in training a racehorse in the Welsh countryside. Starring Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Joanna Page, Nicholas Farrell and Siân Phillips. 1 hour, 42 minutes. 2 ½ stars. (COYLE - 5/20) MH


This drama follows a Korean-n family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own n Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. With Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho, Youn Yuh-jung, and Will Patton. In English and Korean with English subtitles. 1 hour, 56 minutes. IC


A selection of seven new short films from a new generation of Gallic filmmakers that have been nominated for Oscars; won Caesars (the French equivalent of the Oscars), and have shown at major film festivals the world over. Selections include “Genius Loci,” “By The Hair,” “Haute Cuisine,” “So What If The Goat Dies?,” “And Then The Bear,” “Sukar,” and “Olla.” French with English subtitles. 2 hours, 15 minutes. CT


Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when sinister monsters, known as the Druun, threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, it's up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the last dragon in order to finally stop the Druun for good. Voices of Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan, Alan Tudyk, Ross Butler, Daniel Dae Kim. 1 hour, 54 minutes. 3 stars. NAM


A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in “Spiral,” the terrifying new chapter from the book of Saw. Working in the shadow of his father, an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city's gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer's morbid game. Starring Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, Morgan David Jones and Frank Licari. Rated R for sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture, pervasive language and some sexual references. 1 hour, 33 minutes. BM


After moving to a sleepy little town, young Lucky Prescott befriends a wild mustang named Spirit, who shares her rebellious spirit. When a heartless wrangler plans to capture Spirit and his herd, Lucky and her new friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to rescue the horse that forever changed her life. 1 hour, 27 minutes. BC, BM


Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren take on one of the most sensational cases of their careers after a cop stumbles upon a dazed and bloodied young man walking down the road. Accused of murder, the suspect claims demonic possession as his defense, forcing the Warrens into a supernatural inquiry, unlike anything they've ever seen before. Rated R for terror, violence and some disturbing images. This is the third film in "The Conjuring" series and the eighth in the overall franchise. 1 hour, 52 minutes. 2 stars. (KENNEDY - 6/2) BC, BM, NAM


Originally released in 2008, “The Spirit” is the story of a former rookie cop who returns mysteriously from the dead as The Spirit) to fight crime from the shadows of Central City. His arch-enemy, The Octopus, has a different mission: he's going to wipe out Spirit's beloved city as he pursues his own version of immortality. Starring Gabriel Macht, Eva Mendes, Sarah Paulson, Dan Lauria, Paz Vega, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson. 1 hour, 43 minutes. NAM


In the secret forests of Northern Italy, a dwindling group of joyful old men and their faithful dogs search for the world’s most expensive ingredient, the white Alba truffle. Their stories, featured in this documentary, form a real-life fairy tale that celebrates human passion in a fragile land that seems forgotten in time.1 hour, 24 minutes. TC


When young loner Anna is hired as the surrogate for Matt, a single man in his 40s, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will quickly challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love. Starring Ed Helms, Patti Harrison, Rosalind Chao, Anna Konkle, Evan Jonigkeit and Tig Notaro. Rated R for some sexual references and language. 1 hour, 30 minutes. TC


A woman works as a historian who specializes in the urban development of modern-day Berlin. When the man she loves betrays her, she must kill him and return to the water in a reimagining of the ancient myth of Undine, a water sprite. Starring Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski, Jacob Matschenz, Maryam Zaree, Gloria Endres de Oliveira and Rafael Stachowiak. German with English subtitles. 1 hour 30 minutes. TC


Mysterious and wild-eyed, a new security guard for a cash truck surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score. Starring Jason Statham, Post Malone, Alex Ferns, Holt McCallany, Scott Eastwood, Jeffrey Donovan, Josh Hartnet, Niamah Algar and Laz Alonso. 1 hour, 58 minutes. 2 ½ stars. (KENNEDY - 5/6) BM

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Jennifer Huberdeau is The Eagle's features editor. Prior to The Eagle, she worked at The North Adams Transcript. She is a 2021 Rabkin Award Winner, 2020 New England First Amendment Institute Fellow and a 2010 BCBS Health Care Fellow.