Film clips / Aug. 30-Sept. 5

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AFTER THE WEDDING (PG-13)

Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York to meet Theresa, a wealthy benefactor. An invitation to attend a wedding ignites a series of events in which the past collides with the present as mysteries unravel. With Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Billy Crudup. 1 hour, 52 minutes. TM

ANGEL HAS FALLEN (R)

Authorities take Secret Service agent Mike Banning into custody for the failed assassination attempt of U.S. President Allan Trumbull. After escaping from his captors, Banning must evade the FBI and his own agency to find the real threat to the president. Desperate to uncover the truth, he soon turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name and save the country from imminent danger. With Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman. 2 hours, 1 minute. BC / BM

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT (PG-13)

Javed is a Pakistani teenager who experiences racial and economic turmoil while living in Luton, England, in 1987. He writes poetry as a way to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the stubborn views of his traditional father. When a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteeen, Javed sees parallels between the singer's powerful lyrics and his own working-class environment. Springsteen's melodies soon inspire Javed to find his own voice and follow his dreams. With Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura, Dean-Charles Chapman. 1 hour, 57 minutes. BM / IC / TC

FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW (PG-13)

Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Jason Statham), a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015's Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they've tried to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever - and bests a brilliant and fearless rogue MI6 agent (The Crown's Vanessa Kirby), who just happens to be Shaw's sister - these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves. 2 hours, 14 minutes. BM / NAM

47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED (PG-13)

Four teens diving in a ruined underwater city quickly find themselves in a watery hell as their adventure turns to horror when they learn they are not alone in the submerged caves. As they swim deeper into the claustrophobic labyrinth of caves they enter the territory of the deadliest shark species in the ocean. With Corinne Foxx, Sistine Stallone, Sophie Nelisse, Brianne Tju, Nia Long, John Corbet. 1 hour, 29 minutes. BM / NAM

GOOD BOYS (R)

After being invited to his first kissing party, 12-year-old Max is panicking because he doesn't know how to kiss. Eager for some pointers, Max and his best friends Thor and Lucas decide to use Max's dad's drone — which Max is forbidden to touch — to spy (they think) on a teenage couple making out next door. But when things go ridiculously wrong, the drone is destroyed. Desperate to replace it before Max's dad gets home, the boys skip school and set off on an odyssey of epically bad decisions involving some accidentally stolen drugs, frat-house paintball, and running from both the cops and terrifying teenage girls. With Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon, Midori Francis, Will Forte. 1 hour, 35 minutes. BC / BM / NAM

LUCE (R)

An all-star high school athlete and accomplished debater, Luce (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) is a poster boy for the new American Dream. As are his parents (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth), who adopted him from a war-torn country a decade earlier. When Luce's teacher (Octavia Spencer) makes a shocking discovery in his locker, Luce's stellar reputation is called into question. But is he really at fault, or is Ms. Wilson preying on dangerous stereotypes? 1 hour, 50 minutes. TC / TM

MAIDEN (PG)

The story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, putting everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help, she went on to shock the sports world and prove that women are very much the equal of men. 1 hour, 37 minutes. TC

ONCE UPON A TIME ... IN HOLLYWOOD (R)

Quentin Tarantino visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The film is classic Tarantino with a large ensemble cast and multiple story lines. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood's golden age. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Luke Perry, James Remar, James Marsden, Dakota Fanning, Timothy Olyphant, Clifton Collins Jr, Damian Lewis, Rumer Willis, Emile Hirsch, Scoot McNairy, Lena Dunham, Lorenza Izzo, Austin Butler, Al Pacino. 2 hours, 45 minutes. BC / TM

READY OR NOT (R)

Grace couldn't be happier after she marries the man of her dreams at his family's luxurious estate. There's just one catch — she must now hide from midnight until dawn while her new in-laws hunt her with guns, crossbows and other weapons. With Samara Weaving,Andie MacDowell,Mark O'Brien,Adam Brody,Henry Czerny,Nicky Guadagni. 1 hour, 35 minutes. BC / BM / NAM

SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK (PG-13)

It's 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind...but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time-stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah's terrifying tome. With Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Austin Zajur, Natalie Ganzhorn. 1 hour, 50 minutes. BM / NAM

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME — EXTENDED CUT (PG-13)

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. "Far From Home" takes place immediately after the meta-conclusion of all 22 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and assumes you know what happened. The thing keeping this together is Tom Holland. He is utterly endearing as a goofy, insecure now-16-year-old hero with a cracked cellphone and who often makes things worse, apologizing along the way. Holland's aw-shucks naivete is a 1950-ish throwback even though he is firmly in 2019. He is indeed a Spidey for Generation Z and its fitting that he hits the reset button for Marvel. With Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya , Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr, Marisa Tomei, Jake Gyllenhaal. (Kennedy, The Associated Press — 7/2). 2 hours. 7 minutes. BC / BM / NAM

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THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2 (PG)

Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat. Aggressive birds from an island covered in ice are planning to use an elaborate weapon to destroy the fowl and swine way of life. After picking their best and brightest, the birds and pigs come up with a scheme to infiltrate the island, deactivate the device and return to their respective paradises intact. Voices: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Bill Hader, Peter Dinklage, Sterling K. Brown. 1 hour, 36 minutes. BM / NAM

THE FAREWELL (PG)

After learning their beloved matriarch has terminal lung cancer, a family opts not to tell her about the diagnosis, instead scheduling an impromptu wedding-reunion back in China. Headstrong and emotional writer Billi rebels against her parents' directive to stay in New York and joins the family as they awkwardly attempt to rekindle old bonds, throw together a wedding that only grandma is actually looking forward to, and surreptitiously say their goodbyes. With Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Jim Liu, Gil Perez-Abraham, Ines Laimins. 1 hour, 38 minutes. BC

THE LION KING (PG)

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother — and former heir to the throne — has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is soon ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. Now, with help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba must figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. With Donald Glover, Beyonce Knowles, James Earl Jones , Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, John Oliver. 1 hour, 58 minutes. BC / NAM

THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON (PG-13)

A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, The Peanut Butter Falcon tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (Dakota Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak's return, to join them on their journey. 1 hour, 33 minutes. TC / TM

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM (PG-13)

A meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. 2 hours. LC

TOY STORY 4 (G)

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie's beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as "trash" and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. But when Bonnie takes the whole gang on her family's road trip excursion, Woody ends up on an unexpected detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep (voice of Annie Potts). After years of being on her own, Bo's adventurous spirit and life on the road belie her delicate porcelain exterior. As Woody and Bo realize they're worlds apart when it comes to life as a toy, they soon come to find that's the least of their worries. "Toy Story 4 " is a blast and it's great to be back with the gang. If there is a complaint, it's that Woody and Bo's quest takes us away from most of the original toys for a large part of the movie, although Buzz still finds a way to be part of it. Although it doesn't exactly reach the emotional heights of the previous films, the conclusion is still effective and well executed. With Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Joan Cusack, Timothy Dalton, Wallace Shawn, Don Rickles, Bonnie Hunt, Laurie Metcalf, John Ratzenberger, Estelle Harris, Jeff Garlin, Kristen Schaal, Blake Clark, Tony Hale, Keanu Reeves, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key. (Bahr, The Associated Press — 6/20). 1 hour, 40 minutes. BC / BM

WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE? (PG-13)

Former architect Bernadette Fox seems to have it all — a beautiful home in Seattle, a successful and loving husband, and a brilliant teenage daughter who's about to attend boarding school. When Bernadette suddenly disappears without a trace, her concerned family sets off on an exciting adventure to solve the mystery of where she might have gone. With Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer, Laurence Fishburne, Troian Bellisario. 2 hours, 10 minutes. BM / CT / TC

Legend

The theaters at which the movies listed in Film Clips are playing are:

BC: Beacon Cinema (57 North St., Pittsfield)

BM: Berkshire Mall 10 (Route 8, Lanesborough)

CT: Crandell Theatre (48 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.)

IC: Images Cinema (50 Spring St.,Williamstown)

LC: Little Cinema (Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield)

NAM: North Adams Movieplex 8 (86 Main St., North Adams)

TC: Triplex Cinema (70 Railroad St., Great Barrington)

TM: The Moviehouse (48 Main St., Miller


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