In theaters now

December 15th, 2017 6:01 am

In theaters now:

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI — Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy. PG-13, 152 minutes

FERDINAND — A giant but gentle bull must find a way to break free from his captors and return home to his family. PG, 107 minutes

COCO — Aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead. PG, 108 minutes

WONDER — Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie Pullman becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. PG, 113 minutes

JUSTICE LEAGUE — Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes — Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash — it may be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. PG-13, 119 minutes

THE DISASTER ARTIST — A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room (2003). R, 98 minutes

DADDY’S HOME 2 — Father and stepfather Dusty and Brad join forces to make Christmastime perfect for the children. Their newfound partnership soon gets put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho dad and Brad’s gentle father arrive to turn the holiday upside down. PG-13, 100 minutes

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI — After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon — an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence — gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated. R, 115 minutes

WONDER WHEEL — Four peoples’ lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment. PG-13, 101 minutes

THOR: RAGNAROK — Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization. PG-13, 135 minutes

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS — A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. When an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks, the world’s greatest detective — Hercule Poirot — arrives to interrogate all passengers and search for clues before the killer can strike again. PG-13, 114 minutes

JUST GETTING STARTED — Duke Diver is living the high life as the freewheeling manager of a luxurious resort in Palm Springs, Calif. He soon faces competition from Leo, a former military man who likes the same woman that Duke is interested in. When Diver’s past suddenly catches up with him, he must put aside his differences and reluctantly team up with Leo to stop whoever is trying to kill him. PG-13, 90 minutes

LADY BIRD — The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year. R, 93 minutes

A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS — “A Bad Mom’s Christmas” follows our three under-appreciated and over- burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. R, 101 minutes

THE STAR — A small but brave donkey named Bo (Steven Yeun) yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day, he finds the courage to break free, embarking on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told — the first Christmas. PG, 86 minutes

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Kelly Marie Tran, left, and John Boyega portray characters Rose Tico and Finn, respectively, in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi.’ Marie Tran, left, and John Boyega portray characters Rose Tico and Finn, respectively, in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi.’ David James | Lucasfilm via AP
Animated film ‘Ferdinand’ is adapted from the popular children’s book about a large but gentle bull. film ‘Ferdinand’ is adapted from the popular children’s book about a large but gentle bull. Twentieth Century Fox via AP