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

“The Conjuring 2” — Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as demonologists investigating the haunting of a house in north London. With Frances O’Connor. Written by Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes, James Wan and David Leslie Johnson; story by Hayes, Hayes and Wan. Directed by Wan. (2:13) R.

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

“My Neighbor Totoro”

Pickford Film Center: Sat. 4 p.m.

“Now You See Me 2” — The Four Horsemen return for more magic and tangle with an unethical tech magnate. With Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson. Written by Ed Solomon, story by Solomon and Peter Chiarelli, based on characters created by Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt. Directed by Jon M. Chu. (1:55) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 7:40, 9:50 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 12:20, 3:30, 6:40, 9:45 p.m.

“Queen Mimi”

Pickford Film Center: Sat. 1:45 p.m.; Sun. 12:30 p.m.

Royal Ballet: “The Sleeping Beauty”

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Sun. 11; Wed. 6:30 p.m.

“T-Rex”

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

“Warcraft” — Two opposing warriors are on a fateful course that will decide the future of their civilizations. With Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster. Written by Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones, based on the video game. Directed by Jones. (2:03) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 8, 9:30, 10:30 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 12, 3:10, 6:20, 9:20 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 IMAX 3D: Thurs. 7, 10 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 12:40, 3:50, 7, 10 p.m.

CRITICS’ CHOICE

“A Bigger Splash” — Luca Guadagnino’s movie is a swooning cinematic appeal to the senses — two hours of al fresco lovemaking, gorgeous scenery and simmering erotic warfare with Ralph Fiennes’ acting on glorious, supremely uninhibited display. (2:04) R.

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 3:45, 8:45 p.m.

“The Jungle Book” — By turns sweetly amusing and scarily unnerving, crammed with story, song and computer-generated visual splendors, this revisiting of the old Rudyard Kipling tales aims to be a model of modern crowd-pleasing entertainment. (1:51) PG.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:10, 3:45, 5:50, 9 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 12:50, 3:25, 6, 8:40 p.m.

“The Lobster” — Yorgos Lanthimos’ hypnotically strange and suggestive new movie is very much its own brand of horror movie as well as a deranged thought experiment, a stealth love story, and a witty dismantling of the usual barriers separating man from beast. (1:58) R.

Pickford Film Center: Fri. 3:45, 6:15, 8:45 p.m.; Sat. 1, 3:45, 6:15, 8:45 p.m.; Sun. 2:45, 5:15, 7:45 p.m.; Mon. 3:45, 5:15, 8:45 p.m.; Tues. 2:45, 8 p.m.; Wed. 3:45, 6:15, 8:45 p.m.

“Love & Friendship” — Whit Stillman has finally made a full-fledged Jane Austen adaptation, a master class on the art of comic timing, taking the author’s early epistolary novella and infusing it with his own droll, mocking spirit and expert way of looking behind societal facades. (1:32) PG.

Pickford Film Center: Thurs. 3:45, 6:30, 9 p.m.; Fri. 4, 6:30, 9 p.m.; Sat. 6:30, 9 p.m.; Sun. 12:45, 3, 5:30, 8 p.m.; Mon. 4, 6:30, 9 p.m.; Tues. 3, 5:15, 9:15 p.m.; Wed. 4, 9 p.m.

“Maggie’s Plan” — Rebecca Miller’s dramedy is sweet but analytical and pragmatic in its approach to exploring the ways of navigating partnership, parenthood and personal values. (1:38) R.

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Fri. 4, 6:30, 8:55 p.m.; Sat. 1:30, 4, 6:30, 8:55 p.m.; Sun. 3, 5:30, 7:55 p.m.; Mon.-Tues.: 4, 6:30, 8:55 p.m.; Wed. 4 p.m.

ALSO PLAYING

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” — Disney’s crass, pointless sequel, this time under the direction of James Bobin, again plunders elements from Lewis Carroll’s books and reshuffles them into a pedestrian narrative, replacing his sui generis nonsense with strenuously unimaginative and literal-minded storytelling. (1:53) PG.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:55, 3:40, 6:50, 9:25 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 4:20, 7:05 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Thurs. 1:40, 2:40, 4:30, 6 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 1:40, 9:50 p.m.

“The Angry Birds Movie” — Based on the mobile video game, it proves to be more than just a gimmick, and doesn’t skimp on any of the quirky wackiness that you might expect from a film about blob-shaped, flightless birds battling pigs. (1:37) PG.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:35, 4, 7:05 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 12:05, 2:30, 5:10, 7:50, 10:15 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Thurs. 12:30 p.m.

“Captain America: Civil War” — It finally works its will on us, wearing us down with the weight of its self-importance as much as anything else. If you live and breathe Marvel, this is one of the MCU’s stronger offerings. (2:27) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:40, 3:50, 6:25, 9:35 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 1:30, 4:50, 8:10 p.m.

“How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change” — Documentary filmmaker Josh Fox travels to 12 countries on six continents seeking local solutions to global environmental problems. With Bill McKibben, Van Jones, Elizabeth Kolbert. (2:05) NR.

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 8:30 p.m.

“Me Before You” — Romantic drama about a working-class English girl who becomes caretaker for a wealthy, young, wheelchair-using banker. With Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer. Written by JoJo Moyes, based on her book. Directed by Thea Sharrock. (1:50) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1:20, 4:05, 7:10, 10:05 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 1:20, 4:30, 7:30, 10:10 p.m.

“The Meddler” — The nosy, needy, New Jersey transplant and title character is played with such instinctual warmth and comic verve by the estimable Susan Sarandon that it is the icing on a very well-baked cake, courtesy of writer-director Lorene Scafaria (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”). (1:43) PG-13.

PFC’s Limelight Cinema: Thurs. 3:50, 6:15 p.m.

“Neighbors 2: Sorority” — Title IX has finally hit the college party movie genre and the result is just as goofily funny and mind-bendingly stupid as its testosterone-driven predecessors. (1:32) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 1, 3:25 p.m.; Fri.-Mon.: 12:25, 2:40, 5:40, 8, 10:20 p.m.; Tues. 12:25, 2:40, 10:20 p.m.; Wed. 12:25, 2:40, 5:40, 8, 10:20 p.m.

“The Nice Guys” — A cheerfully aimless plunge into the scuzzy noir soul of 1970s Los Angeles, with Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling playing mismatched private eyes. (1:56) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:50, 3:30 p.m.; Fri.-Tues.: 12:15, 3, 5:50, 8:50 p.m.; Wed. 12:15, 3 p.m.

“Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” — Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone (a.k.a. the Lonely Island) wrote and star in this comedy about a rapper enduring a colossal sophomore slump. Co-directed by Schaffer and Taccone. (1:26) R.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:35, 2:55, 5:15, 7:30, 10:40 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 12:35, 2:50, 6:10, 8:30 p.m.

“Teenage Mutant Turtles: Out of the Shadows” — The return of the pizza-eating, martials-arts-infused, adolescent reptiles. With Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney. Written by Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec, based on characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman. Directed by Dave Green. (1:52) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:30, 3:20 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Thurs. 1:30, 4:20, 5:20, 6:50 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 1:50, 4:40, 7:40 p.m.

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 Pizza Party”

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 2:30, 6:20, 9:55 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 1:10, 4, 7:10, 9:55 p.m.

“Time to Choose” — Oscar-winning documentarian Charles Ferguson examines the challenges and solutions associated with climate change. With Dr. Jane Goodall, Mohammed Yunus, Paul Polman. (1:40)

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

“X-Men: Apocalypse” — Disorganized but engaging, full of visual pyrotechnics and earnest emotion, the seventh 20th Century Fox film with “X-Men” in the title is diverting, if not necessarily convincing. (2:24) PG-13.

Barkley Village 16: Thurs. 12:45, 4:10, 8:30, 9:45 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 12:30, 3:40, 6:50, 10:05 p.m.

Barkley Village 16 3D: Thurs. 1:50, 2:50, 5:10, 6:20, 8:40 p.m.; Fri.-Wed.: 10:25 p.m.

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

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