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Allegiant

After figuring out everything they’re not, the Divergent series (like teenagers) has a hard time figuring out what they are. The result is a sloppy and lifeless entry that bounces from standard YA trope to standard YA trope.

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Midnight Special

Michael Shannon commands the screen in this smart, layered sci-fi adventure that treats its audience the same.

Starring Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Jaeden Lieberher and Adam Driver
Written by: Jeff Nichols
Directed by: Jeff Nichols
Rated ‘PG-13’ for thematic elements, some shocking imagery and a world of wonder
Runtime 111 minutes
Release 3/18/16

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Zootopia

Discussions of racism rarely elicit so many ‘aaaaaws’…

Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate and Nate Torrence
Written by: Jared Bush, Phil Johnston
Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Rated ‘PG’ for animals wearing pants and therefore besmirching the very word of the Lord, some action
Runtime 108 minutes
Release 3/4/16

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10 Cloverfield Lane

A thrilling and nerve-wracking thriller that is quite literally the JJ Abrams mystery box on screen, and featuring the best performance from John Goodman in years.

Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman and John Gallagher, Jr.
Written by: Josh Campbell & Matthew Stuecken and Damien Chazelle
Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg
Rated ‘PG-13’ for language, violence, unnerving trauma and uncertainty about reality
Runtime 103 minutes
Release 3/11/16