Beast: Drama about a woman drawn to a dangerous stranger. Limited release. R.
Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat: Documentary. Real Art Ways.
Let the Sunshine In: French-language comic drama about a woman looking for romance starring Juliette Binoche. Limited release.
Solo: A Star Wars Story: Story of the youth of Han Solo. Wide release. PG-13.
Avengers: Infinity War: Superhero, PG-13. Tom Holland and Scarlett Johansson star in latest “Avengers” movie, which is big on destruction and short on plot.
Book Club: Comedy, PG-13. Diane Keaton story of middle-aged women who read “Fifty Shades of Grey” is formulaic but witty.
Breaking In: Thriller, PG-13. Gabrielle Union tries hard, but this story of a woman fighting a home invasion just isn’t thrilling.
Deadpool 2: Supehero, R. Josh Brolin sequel to “Deadpool” has more gore and humor than the first.
Disobedience: Drama. R. Rachel Weisz-Rachel McAdams story lesbians in a conservative religious community is excellently acted.
Life of the Party: Comedy, PG-13. Melissa McCarthy is charming and heartfelt in an otherwise predictable comedy about a mom gone back to college.
Lives Well Lived: Documentary. Chronicle of senior citizens finds interesting subjects. Real Art Ways.
Overboard: Comedy, PG-13. Ana Faris comedy about a woman and her mistreated employee is a lazy remake of a good old movie.
Pope Francis: A Man of His Word: Documentary Wim Wenders directed an absorbing, inspiring story about the pontiff.
A Quiet Place: Horror, PG-13. Emily Blunt story of a family terrified of making noise is uneven but absorbing.
RBG: Documentary, PG. Profile of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is watchable, informative, sometimes moving.
The Rider: Drama, R. Chloe Zhao’s film about an injured cowboy is an extraordinary film about courage and resilience.
Show Dogs: Comedy, PG. Story of a dog who goes undercover will win over kids but not adults.
Art and Craft: Doc about art forger Mark Landis. Friday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Slater Museum in Norwich. Free.
A Chance in the World: Christian-oriented drama about a boy abused by his foster family, starring Lawrence Hilton Jacobs and Tom Sizemore. Wednesday, May 30, at 8 p.m. Venues: www.fathomevents.com.
Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict: Doc about addiction. Thursday, May 24, at 5:30 p.m. at Bacon Academy in Colchester. With panel discussion.
Lift the Mask: Portraits of Life with Mental Illness: Doc profiling people who live with mental illness. Thursday, May 24, at 6 p.m. at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. With panel discussion.
Little Pink House: Historical drama about the New London eminent domain case stars Catherine Keener. Saturday and Sunday at Real Art Ways. PG-13.
Macbeth: National Theatre Live presentation of filmed production of Shakespeare’s tragedy starring Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff. Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook.
Rock in the Red Zone: Doc about rock musicians in the war-torn city of Sderot, Israel. Thursday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom B'nai Israel in Manchester. $10.
Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me: Doc about the entertainer. Wednesday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Avon Theatre in Stamford. Part of Greenwich International Film Festival.
Testimonials: Evening of short films of women telling their stories of marginalization. Sunday, May 27, at 4 p.m. at Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Ave. in New Haven. With discussion.
Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing: Documentary about the artist and his work. Wednesday, May 30, at 1 p.m. at Mystic Luxury Cinema.
SEE IT AGAIN
Modern Times: Charlie Chaplin 1936 commentary on modern industrial society. Thursday, May 24, at 1 p.m. at New Britain Museum of American Art. Free with museum admission.
Saving Private Ryan: Steven Spielberg 1998 World War Ii drama. Saturday, May 26, at 8 p.m. at Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport. Free admission in observance of Memorial Day. R.
SEE IT FREE
This week’s featured free library movie is The Sugarland Express. The 1974 Steven Spielberg film stars Goldie Hawn in a story about a woman resorting to crime to reunite her family. It will be shown Wednesday, May 30, at noon at New Britain library.
For more free movies, check your local library website.
CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER
3-D theater, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. Showtimes: ctsciencecenter.org.
Dream Big, Extreme Weather
IMAX theater, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk. Showtimes: maritimeaquarium.org.
Amazon Adventure, Backyard Wilderness, Dream Big, Pandas