Movie rundown for the weekend through March 3

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“The Chosen: Season 4 Episodes 7-8” — (Drama, not rated, 170 minutes). Witness the unfolding drama of episodes seven and eight in season four of this riveting series depicting the life of Christ, now showcased on the big screen.

“Dune: Part Two” — (Action, PG-13, 166 minutes). Join Paul Atreides as he forges alliances with Chani and the Fremen on his quest for vengeance against those who shattered his family. Immerse yourself in the continuation of this epic tale.

“Io Capitano” — (Drama, not rated, 121 minutes). Embark on a journey with two Senegalese teenagers, traveling from Dakar to Europe in pursuit of their dream to become pop stars. Explore the challenges and triumphs that shape their extraordinary story.

“American Fiction” — (Comedy, R, 117 minutes). Grade: C, Michael Phillips. A frustrated novelist takes a bold step by adopting a pen name to craft an audacious “Black” book in response to an establishment profiting from Black entertainment. However, he finds himself entangled in the very madness and hypocrisy he condemns.

“Anyone But You” — (Comedy, R, 103 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. After a promising first date, Ben and Bea’s fiery attraction takes an unexpected turn. Forced to play a couple at a wedding in Australia, they navigate the complexities of pretending to be in love.

“Argylle” — (Action, PG-13, 139 minutes). Grade: D, Katie Walsh. The fictional and real worlds of a spy novelist intertwine when her bestselling espionage novels mirror the actions of a real-life spy named Argylle. Dive into a world where fiction and reality collide.

“The Beekeeper” — (Action, R, 105 minutes). Grade: B-, Katie Walsh. Unveil the story of a man exposed as a former operative for the secret organization Beekeepers. Witness his relentless quest for vengeance, with national stakes hanging in the balance.

“Bob Marley: One Love” — (Biography, PG-13, 104 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Explore the revolutionary music and the triumphs over adversity that defined the iconic reggae figure Bob Marley. Unearth the story behind his lasting impact.

“Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – To the Hashira Training” — (Animation, R, 104 minutes). Join Tanjiro as he undergoes rigorous training to become a Hashira while Muzan seeks Nezuko and Ubuyashik. Experience the challenges and growth in this animated journey.

“Drive-Away Dolls” — (Action, R, 84 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Jamie and Marian’s road trip to Tallahassee takes a perilous turn when they encounter a group of criminals. Witness the unexpected twists in this action-packed adventure.

“Guadalupe: Mother of Humanity” — (History, not rated, 102 minutes). Delve into the story of the Virgin Mary, who appeared to the Mexican Indian Juan Diego 500 years ago. Experience the profound impact of this spiritual narrative.

“Land of Bad” — (Action, R, 110 minutes). A drone pilot and Air Force combat controller turn a mission gone wrong into a daring rescue operation. Witness the high-stakes action as they navigate challenges to save lives.

“Lisa Frankenstein” — (Comedy/Horror, PG-13, 111 minutes). Grade: B, Katie Walsh. A teenager’s crush, who happens to be a reanimated corpse, sets off on a journey for happiness, love, and the pursuit of missing body parts. Explore this unique blend of comedy and horror.

“Madame Web” — (Action, PG-13, 117 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Cassandra Webb gains the power to see the future, realizing her ability to shape a different path. Unravel the consequences of her newfound abilities in this action-packed narrative.

“Migration” — (Animation, PG, 92 minutes). Grade: B-, Katie Walsh. A duck family persuades their overprotective father to embark on a vacation, leading to an unforgettable family adventure. Witness the charming escapades in this animated tale.

“Night Swim” — (Horror, PG-13, 98 minutes). After moving into a new home, a family faces terror as a dark secret from the house’s past emerges during their night swims. Uncover the spine-chilling mysteries that unfold.

“Ordinary Angels” — (Drama, PG, 116 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Based on a true story, a hairdresser rallies an entire community to help a widowed father’s daughter in need of a liver transplant. Experience the heartwarming journey of compassion and support.

“Perfect Days” — (Drama, PG, 124 minutes). Immerse yourself in the story of a janitor living in Japan whose love for music and books shapes his unique perspective on life. Explore the transformative power of passion.

“Poor Things” — (Drama, R, 141 minutes). After Bella Baxter is resurrected by scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter, she becomes a steadfast advocate for liberation and equality. Dive into this thought-provoking narrative of resilience and purpose.

“Stopmotion” — (Horror, R, 93 minutes). Following the loss of her overbearing mother, a stop-motion animator grapples with her inner demons. Experience the psychological horror as she fights to regain control.

“The Taste of Things” — (Drama, PG-13, 135 minutes). Explore the story of an esteemed cook and the gourmet she has worked under for two decades. Witness the culinary journey filled with passion and dedication.

“Wish” — (Animation, PG, 92 minutes). Grade: C, Katie Walsh. Join Asha and Star as they confront the Ruler of Rosas to save their community after Asha makes a wish. Uncover the magical adventure and challenges they face.

“Wonka” — (Adventure, PG, 116 minutes). Grade: B, Katie Walsh. Young Willy Wonka discovers the chocolate industry is controlled by greedy chocolatiers. Follow his pursuit of a dream to open a chocolate shop in this captivating adventure.

“The Zone of Interest” — (Drama, PG-13, 105 minutes). The commandant of Auschwitz and his wife strive to build a life for their family while living next to the camp. Delve into the complexities of their existence.

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