New Movies In Theaters (11/3)

3 November, 2017 at 6:17 am

“Thor: Ragnarok” (PG-13)

Cate Blanchett is Hela, the Goddess of Death, who invades Asgard and tries to kill Thor. She nearly succeeds but he gets away with Loki’s help.
They’re separated during their escape and Thor ends up on a planet where he’s captured and forced to fight the Hulk in an arena. Jeff Goldblum is the guy in charge of the arena.
Tom Hiddleston and Mark Ruffalo are back as Loki and the Hulk, and Tessa Thompson from “Creed” and “Dear White People” is a Valkyrie warrior who joins the fight for Asgard.
Anthony Hopkins returns briefly as Odin, Benedict Cumberbatch has a cameo as Dr. Strange, and Idris Elba is also back in a much larger role as Heimdall.

“A Bad Moms Christmas” (R) (Opened Wednesday)

Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn’s plans for a relaxed holiday are canceled when their own moms visit unexpectedly. Christine Baranski, Cheryl Hines, and Susan Sarandon are their moms, and Justin Hartley from “This Is Us” plays a Santa stripper.

“LBJ” (R)

Woody Harrelson plays President Lyndon Johnson in a movie about his career and the days following the JFK assassination as he commits to making Kennedy’s vision a reality by pushing through the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It’s directed by Rob Reiner.
Jeffrey Donovan from “Burn Notice” is JFK, and Jennifer Jason Leigh plays LBJ’s wife, Lady Bird Johnson. Bill Pullman, C. Thomas Howell, and Richard Jenkins are also in it.

“Last Flag Flying” (R)

Steve Carell plays a former medic who asks two of the Marines he served with in Vietnam to take a trip with him to bury his son, who was killed in the Iraq War. Then he extends the trip when he decides to bring the body home instead of laying him to rest at Arlington.
Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne are the friends helping him come to terms with his loss and what they all experienced back in the war.