Entertainment

Playing this week in Bellingham

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Barkley Village 16: 3005 Cinema Place, 360-527-1320

Pickford Film Center: 1318 Bay St., 360-738-0735

Limelight Cinema: 1416 Cornwall Ave., 360-738-0735

Ratings: Motion Picture Association of America’s ratings are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.

OPENING THIS WEEK

“Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders”

Barkley Village 16: Mon. 2, 7:30, 10 p.m.

“The Birth of a Nation”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 7:15, 10:10 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 12:50, 3:50, 6:50, 9:45 p.m.

“Breaking a Monster”

Pickford Film Center: Sat. 11:45

“The C Word”

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 6:30 p.m.; Sat. 2 p.m.

“Captain Fantastic”

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 3:45 p.m.

“The Case of the Three Sided Dream”

Pickford Film Center: Sun. 12:30 p.m.

“Chicken People”

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 6:30, 9 p.m.

“Do Not Resist”

Pickford Film Center: Sun. 5:30 p.m.

“Every Row a Path”

Pickford Film Center: Sat. 4:15 p.m.

“For the Love of Spock”

Pickford Film Center: Sat. 6:10 p.m.; Wed. 4 p.m.

“Freightened: The Real Price of Shipping”

Pickford Film Center: Fri. 6:30 p.m.

“The Girl on the Train”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 7:10, 8, 9:25, 10:05 p.m.; Fri. 11:30, 1:20, 2:10, 4:10, 4:50, 7, 7:30, 9:50, 10:20 p.m.; Sat. 10:20, 11:30, 1:20, 2:10, 4:10, 4:50, 7, 7:30, 9:50, 10:20 p.m.; Sun. 11:30, 1:20, 2:10, 4:10, 4:50, 7, 7:30, 9:50, 10:15 p.m.

“Hell or High Water”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:20, 4:25 p.m.

“Hunt for the Wilderpeople”

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 9:10 p.m.

“Learning to See: The World of Insects”

Pickford Film Center: Sun. 3:15 p.m.

“Mad Hot Ballroom”

Pickford Film Center: Sat. 4 p.m.

“The Magnificent Seven”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:50, 2:10, 3:55, 5:20, 7:40, 8:20 p.m.; Fri. 12:15, 2:20, 5:20, 6, 8:20 p.m.; Sat. 11:20, 12:15, 2:20, 5:20, 6, 8:20 p.m.; Sun. 12:15, 2:20, 5:20, 5:50, 8:20 p.m.

The Metropolitan Opera: “Tristan Und Isolde”

Barkley Village 16: Sat. 9

The Metropolitan Opera: “Tristan Und Isolde” – Encore

Barkley Village 16: Wed. 6:30 p.m.

“Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 7:30, 9:50 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 11:40, 2, 5, 7:40, 10:05 p.m.

“Queen of Katwe”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:55, 3:50, 7:05, 10 p.m.; Fri. 12:10, 3:20, 6:40, 9:40 p.m.; Sat. 12, 3, 6:40, 9:40 p.m.; Sun. 12:10, 3:20, 6:30, 9:30 p.m.

“Second Presidential Debate”

Barkley Village 16: Sun. 6 p.m.

“Shin Godzilla”

Barkley Village 16: Tues.-Wed.: 7 p.m.

“Starless Dreams”

Pickford Film Center: Mon. 6:30 p.m.

“Storks”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1, 3:20, 6:30 p.m.; Fri. 1:10, 3:40, 6:20, 8:40 p.m.; Sun. 1:10, 3:30, 6:40, 8:55 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Thurs. 2, 4:20, 6:50, 9:10 p.m.

“To Joey, with Love”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 7 p.m.

“What Tomorrow Brings”

Pickford Film Center: Tues. 6:30 p.m.

“Yarn/Threads”

Pickford Film Center: Wed. 6:30 p.m.

“Deepwater Horizon” – Mark Wahlberg stars in this dramatization of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster and the men and women who acted heroically in its wake. With Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Kate Hudson. Written by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Matthew Sand; screen story by Sand; based on a New York Times article by David Barstow, David Rohde and Stephanie Saul. Directed by Peter Berg. (1:47) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:05, 3:45, 6:25, 9:05 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 1:40, 4:30, 7:20, 10 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 IMAX 2D: Thurs. 1:35, 4:15, 6:55, 9:35 p.m.; Fri. 11:50, 2:30, 5:10, 7:50, 10:30 p.m.; Sat. 9:10, 11:50, 2:30, 5:10, 7:50, 10:30 p.m.; Sun. 11:50, 2:30, 5:10, 7:50, 10:25 p.m.

“Masterminds” – An armored truck driver is lured into an absurd robbery scheme by his work crush and is then set up to take the fall. With Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig. Written by Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer and Emily Spivey. Directed by Jared Hess. (1:34) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:15, 3:45, 6:10, 8:40 p.m.; Fri. 12:40, 3:10, 6:10, 9 p.m.; Sat. 10:10, 12:40, 3:20, 6:10, 9 p.m.; Sun. 12:40, 3:10, 6:10, 8:45 p.m.

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” – A young boy discovers access to a fantastical place where the residents possess special powers and danger lurks deep. With Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett. Written by Jane Goldman, based upon the novel written by Ransom Riggs. Directed by Tim Burton. (2:07) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:30, 3:25, 6:20 p.m.; Fri. 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. 10:40, 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 p.m.; Sun. 12:30, 3:40, 6:20, 9:20 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Thurs. 1:10, 4:05, 6:45, 9:15, 9:55 p.m.; Fri. 1, 4, 7:10, 10:10 p.m.; Sat. 10, 1, 4, 7:10, 10:10 p.m.; Sun. 1, 4, 7:10, 10:10 p.m.

CRITICS’ CHOICE

“The Hollars” – A warm, funny and truthful film by director-star John Krasinksi with an endearingly wacky approach that most sets it apart from the myriad of previous dysfunctional family tales. (1:29) PG-13.

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 3:30 p.m.

“The Lovers and the Despot” – A stranger tale you will not see than this documentary on how North Korea kidnapped a popular South Korean actress and a top South Korean director to make films for the North. In English, Korean and Japanese with English subtitles. (1:34) NR.

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 4 p.m.

ALSO PLAYING

“Author: The JT LeRoy Story” – Director Jeff Feuerzeig’s rich and thorny new consideration of the LeRoy saga fully embraces the perspective of its unreliable narrator, but there are compensatory insights in this movie’s unapologetic fascination with its subject. (1:50) R.

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Fri. 6:30 p.m.

“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” – Drawing from more than 100 hours of rare and unseen footage collected from fans, news outlets and national archives as well as the Beatles’ private collection, director Ron Howard details the Fab Four’s nearly four years of nonstop touring from 1962 to 1966. Featuring Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr. (1:39) NR.

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 6, 9 p.m.

“Blair Witch” – College students searching for their friend’s missing sister in Maryland’s Black Hills Forest experience the terror of the region’s legend. With James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott. Written by Simon Barrett. Directed by Adam Wingard. (1:29) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:30, 3:55 p.m.; Fri.-Sat.: 3:45, 9:10 p.m.; Sun. 3:35, 9:05 p.m.

“Bridget Jones’s Baby” – Renee Zellweger returns for her third outing as Britain’s most famous singleton, who finds herself alone, pregnant and unsure of the father’s identity. With Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones, Emma Thompson. Written by Helen Fielding and Thompson and Dan Mazer, based on the characters and story created by Fielding. Directed by Sharon Maguire. (2:02) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:40, 3:40, 9:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sat.: 11:45, 2:40, 5:50, 8:50 p.m.; Sun. 11:45, 2:40, 9 p.m.

“Snowden” – Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Edward Snowden, the former CIA operative who was hailed as both a hero and traitor to the U.S. for leaking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA. With Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson. Written by Kieran Fitzgerald, Oliver Stone. Directed by Stone. (2:14) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:35, 3:35 p.m.

“Suicide Squad” – A villains-as-heroes comic book movie that ends up in a kind of limbo, not as strong as its partisans will insist or as weak overall as its least appealing elements would have you fear. (2:10) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:45, 3:30 p.m.; Fri. 12, 2:50, 5:40, 8:30 p.m.; Sat. 5:40, 8:30 p.m.; Sun. 12, 2:50, 5:40, 8:30 p.m.

“Sully” – Tom Hanks and director Clint Eastwood team up to effectively tell the story of Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and the “Miracle on the Hudson” airline landing of a passenger jet on that frigid New York river. (1:36) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:40, 4:10, 6:15, 8:35 p.m.; Fri. 12:20, 3, 5:30, 8, 10:25 p.m.; Sat. 12:20, 2:50, 5:30, 8, 10:25 p.m.; Sun. 12:20, 3, 5:30, 8, 10:20 p.m.

Reviews and movie descriptions from the Los Angeles Times. Movie times from Gracenote.

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