Entertainment

Movies playing in Bellingham the week of March 3

This image released by 20th Century Fox, Taron Egerton portrays Eddie Edwards in a scene from “Eddie the Eagle.”
This image released by 20th Century Fox, Taron Egerton portrays Eddie Edwards in a scene from “Eddie the Eagle.” Associated Press

Check times, buy tickets on your mobile phone by going to BellinghamHerald.com and navigate to Entertainment, Movie Showtimes. Movie times are subject to change daily.

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

“Festival Of In Appropriation”

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 8 p.m.

“Capote”

Pickford Film Center: Sun. 5 p.m.

Whatcom Reads Presents: “Halving The Bones With Ruth Ozeki”

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

“Royal Opera House: La Traviata”

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Sun. 11; Wed. 6 p.m.

“London Has Fallen” — The funeral of the British prime minister is the target of terrorists in this sequel to the 2013 hit “Olympus Has Fallen.” With Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman. Written by Creighton Rothenberger & Katrin Benedikt and Christian Gudegast and Chad St. John. Directed by Babak Najafi. (1:39)

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 7:20, 10 p.m.; Fri. 11:20, 2, 4:30, 6:30, 7:10, 9:05, 9:50 p.m.; Sat. 11:20, 2, 4:30, 6:30, 7:05, 9:05, 9:40 p.m.; Sun. 11:20, 2, 4:30, 6:30, 7:10, 9:05, 9:50 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 1:25, 4:10, 6:50, 9:20 p.m.

“The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut”

Barkley Village 16: Sat. 9:55

“The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut Encore”

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

“Mustang”

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Fri.-Sat.: 12:30, 6 p.m.; Sun. 6 p.m.; Mon. 12:30, 6 p.m.; Tues. 6 p.m.; Wed. 3:30 p.m.

“Southbound”

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 1 p.m.

“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” — Tina Fey stars as an American journalist who discovers the absurdity and adrenaline rush of serving in the war zones of Afghanistan and Pakistan. With Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman. Written by Robert Carlock, based on the memoir “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan” by Kim Barker. Directed by Glenn Ficarra & John Requa.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 8 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 12:50, 3:50, 6:40, 9:30 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 12:55, 3:35, 6:20, 9:15 p.m.

“Zootopia” — Rookie cop Judy Hopps — a bunny — teams with slick con-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve a mystery in Disney’s 55th animated feature. Voices by Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira. Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore, co-directed by Jared Bush. (1:48) PG.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 7:50, 8:50 p.m.; Fri. 11, 1:50, 2:20, 4:40, 5:10, 7:30, 10:15 p.m.; Sat. 11, 1:50, 2:20, 2:35, 3:20, 4:40, 5:10, 7:30, 10:15 p.m.; Sun. 11, 1:50, 2:20, 4:40, 5:10, 7:30, 10:15 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 12:30, 3:15, 6, 8:45 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Fri. 11:30; Sat. 10, 11:30; Sun. 11:30

Barkley Village 16 IMAX 3D: Thurs. 7, 9:40 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 10:30, 1:10, 4, 6:50, 9:35 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 1:30, 4:15, 7, 9:45 p.m.

CRITICS’ CHOICE

“The Big Short” — Adam McKay, with the help of Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt, has made a very funny film about a very serious situation, 2008’s global financial collapse. (2:10) R.

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Fri.-Tues.: 3, 8:30 p.m.; Wed. 12:30 p.m.

“Embrace of the Serpent” — This Oscar-nominated Colombia film is a strikingly photographed black-and-white epic that intertwines a passionate attack on the depredations of invasive capitalism with a potent adventure story. In Spanish and Amazonian languages with English subtitles. (2:05) NR.

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

“45 Years” — Accomplished British veterans Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay conduct a master class in understated acting that explores what happens to a long-term marriage when a disturbance in the field shifts the ground under everyone’s feet. (1:35) NR.

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 3:15 p.m.

“Hail, Caesar!” — A droll Coen brothers tribute to and spoof of Hollywood past that amuses from beginning to end with its site specific re-creation of the studio system and the movies that made it famous. (1:40) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:10 p.m.

“The Lady in the Van” — Maggie Smith stars in this sharp British comedy — written by Alan Bennett, based on his play and directed by Nicholas Hytner. A delicately written, boisterously performed movie about the difficult people who dare us to care about them. (1:43) PG-13.

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 4, 6:30, 8:50 p.m.; Fri. 4, 6:30, 8:45 p.m.; Sat. 1:30, 4, 6:30, 8:45 p.m.; Sun. 12:30, 3, 5:30, 8:15 p.m.; Mon. 4, 6:30, 8:45 p.m.; Tues. 4, 6, 8:45 p.m.; Wed. 4, 6:30 p.m.

“Son of Saul” — This drama set in Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944 is an immersive experience of the most disturbing kind, an unwavering vision of a particular kind of hell. No matter how many Holocaust films you’ve seen, you’ve not seen one like this. Hungarian, Yiddish, German and Polish with English subtitles. (1:47) R.

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 5:30 p.m.

“The Witch” — Robert Eggers’ impressive debut feature sows suspicion into nearly every frame, so intent on a darkening mood that the stillness of trees at the edge of a wood, or a child’s face in demonic thrall, even an ambling goat, carries the same capacity to unnerve. (1:30) R

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:55, 4:25, 7, 9:35 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 12:15, 2:40, 5:40, 8, 10:25 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 1:45, 5:20, 7:40, 10 p.m.

ALSO PLAYING

“Deadpool” — Energetically played by Ryan Reynolds, the aggressively verbal mutant starts out strong but wears out his welcome before you know it. (1:46) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:40, 1:50, 2:50, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:10, 8:20, 8:50 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 10:50, 1:40, 4:20, 7:20, 7:55, 10, 10:30 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 12:50, 2, 3:25, 4:40, 6:05, 7:20, 8:50, 9:55 p.m.

“Eddie the Eagle” — Inspirational story of Eddie Edwards, the unlikely British ski jumper who captivated the world at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. With Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken and Hugh Jackman. Written by Sean Macaulay. Directed by Dexter Fletcher. (1:46) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:30, 4:10, 6:55, 9:40 p.m.; Fri. 12:30, 3:30, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Sat. 12:30, 3:30, 7, 9:45 p.m.; Sun. 12:30, 3:30, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 1:40, 4:20, 6:55, 9:35 p.m.

“The Finest Hours” — An old-fashioned rescue yarn, nautical division, starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck and Holliday Grainger and so earnest and four-square it might have been made in the 1950s as well as taking place there. (1:57) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 3:50 p.m.

“Gods of Egypt” — To save his true love, mortal hero Bek teams with god Horus to battle Set, the god of darkness, who illegitimately occupies the throne of Egypt. With Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman. Written by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless. Directed by Alex Proyas. (1:40) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:30, 3:25, 6:35 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 12:20, 9:20 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 12:35, 9:30 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Thurs. 9:30 p.m.; Fri. 3:20, 6:20 p.m.; Sat. 3:15, 6:20 p.m.; Sun. 3:20, 6:20 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 3:30, 6:30 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 IMAX 3D: Thurs. 1, 3:55 p.m.

“How to Be Single” — Roughly half the scenes are terrible, there’s a dose of voice-over narration assigned that is so, so very Carrie Bradshaw, you half-expect Sarah Jessica Parker to show up with a lawsuit. (1:50) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:05, 3:45, 6:30, 9:10 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 12:10, 2:50, 5:50, 8:30 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 1:20, 4, 6:35, 9:10 p.m.

“Kung Fu Panda 3” — The latest installment in the mega-successful animated film series brings back the chubby, chop-sockying black-and-white bear, Po, and his familiar cohorts in a beautifully rendered, lovingly constructed action-comedy that’s sure to please kids and adults alike. (1:35) PG.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:45, 4:05, 6:25 p.m.; Fri. 12, 3:10, 5:30, 7:50, 10:05 p.m.; Sun. 12, 3:10, 5:30, 7:50, 10:05 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 1:55, 4:25, 6:45, 9 p.m.

“Race” — This frustrating and somewhat dodgy movie can’t help but engage when it gets to the Olympics. But what’s the point of telling Jesse Owens’ story if you don’t get into what made him tick, and drove his success as an athlete? (2:14) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:35, 3:40, 6:45, 9:50 p.m.; Fri. 1, 7:05 p.m.; Sat. 7:10 p.m.; Sun. 1, 7:05 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 12:45, 6:25 p.m.

“The Revenant” — Oscar-winning director Alejandro Innaritu is up to his old pretentious tricks, but his wilderness survival tale is saved by a potent performance by Leonardo DiCaprio and brilliant cinematography by Emmanuel Lubetzki. (2:36) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:40, 5, 8:25 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 11:10, 2:30, 6, 9:25 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 2:10, 5:40, 9:05 p.m.

“Risen” — A grimily modern lens on the Resurrection story of Jesus, with a Roman tribune (Joseph Fiennes) discovering salvation in Christ. (1:47) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:55, 3:35, 6:20, 9 p.m.; Fri. 11:40, 2:10, 5, 7:40, 10:20 p.m.; Sat. 11:40, 2:10, 5:20, 7:50, 10:20 p.m.; Sun. 11:40, 2:10, 5, 7:40, 10:20 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 1:50, 4:30, 7:15, 9:50 p.m.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” — Though a definite improvement on the last three abortive “Star Wars” prequels, this much-anticipated effort is only at its best in fits and starts, its success dependent on who of its mix of franchise veterans and first timers is on the screen. (2:16) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:45, 3:50, 6:50, 9:55 p.m.; Fri.-Sun.: 11:50, 3, 6:10, 9:15 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 12:40, 3:40, 6:40, 9:40 p.m.

“Triple 9” — A rookie police officer throws a wrench into the heist plans of crooked cops in league with the Russian mob. With Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie. Written by Matt Cook. Directed by John Hillcoat. (1:55) R.

Barkley Village 16:Thurs. 1:15, 4, 6:40, 9:20 p.m.; Fri. 4:10, 10:10 p.m.; Sat. 10:10 p.m.; Sun. 4:10, 10:10 p.m.; Mon.-Wed.: 3:45, 9:25 p.m.

“Where To Invade Next” — Michael Moore’s new movie has the feel of an activist travelogue. How much filmgoers enjoy it may depend on how much they enjoy the mixture of smugness and naivete in a college sophomore. (1:50) R.

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 3:35, 9:15 p.m.; Fri. 3:15, 6, 9 p.m.; Sat. 12:30, 3:15, 6, 9 p.m.; Sun. 11:30, 2:15, 8 p.m.; Mon. 3:15, 6, 9 p.m.; Tues. 3:15, 9:15 p.m.; Wed. 3:15, 9 p.m.

“Zoolander 2” — Yes, Ben Stiller’s fashion icon is back, but with uncertain characterizations and a plot that really doesn’t exist this sequel defines haphazard. You may smile at times, but not as often as you’d like. (1:42) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:50, 3:20 p.m.; Fri. 12:40, 3:40 p.m.; Sat. 12:40, 4:45 p.m.; Sun. 12:40, 3:40 p.m.; Mon.-Tues.: 1:15, 3:50, 6:15, 8:55 p.m.; Wed. 1, 3:25 p.m.

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

  Comments