* “A Walk in the Woods” After spending two decades overseas, an American (Robert Redford) returns to the U.S. and asks one of his oldest friends (Nick Nolte) to hike the Appalachian Trail with him as a way of reconnecting with his homeland. 104 minutes (R)

“Black Mass” The Oscar buzz has begun for Johnny Depp’s portrayal of Whitey Bulger, the violent South Boston gangster who became an FBI informant to bring down a rival Mafia family. 122 minutes (R)

“Bridge of Spies” Steven Spielberg directs Tom Hanks in this thriller (co-written by Joel and Ethan Coen) about a Brooklyn lawyer assigned by the CIA to negotiate the release of a pilot being held captive by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. 142 minutes (PG-13)

“Crimson Peak” Director Guillermo del Toro returns to the fantastical horror turf of “Pan’s Labyrinth” with this tale about the goings-on inside a creepy house in the mountains where a man (Tom Hiddleston) lives with his sister (Jessica Chastain) and his new bride (Mia Wasikowska). 119 minutes (R)

“Everest” A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm. 121 minutes (PG-13)

“Freeheld” A fact-based drama about a New Jersey police officer diagnosed with terminal cancer who fights to ensure that her pension benefits can be passed on to her domestic partner. With Julianne Moore, Ellen Page and Michael Shannon. Written by Ron Nyswaner. Directed by Peter Sollett. 96 minutes (PG-13)

“Goosebumps” Jack Black plays author R.L. Stine in this scary-funny adaptation of his popular children’s horror novels. 103 minutes (PG-13_

“Grandma” After breaking up with her much-younger girlfriend (Judy Greer), a woman (Lili Tomlin) scrambles to help her granddaughter (Julia Garner) raise $600 for an abortion scheduled for later in the day. 118 minutes (R)

“Hotel Transylvania 2” Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez and Kevin James return as the voices of the creatures and humans at the monsters-only resort. 89 minutes (PG)

“The Intern” Robert De Niro stars as a bored 70-year-old retiree who decides to get back in the game by interning at an online fashion site run by Anne Hathaway. 121 minutes (PG-13)

“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons. 116 minutes (PG-13)

“The Martian” Matt Damon is an astronaut stranded on Mars, and Kristen Wiig, Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor are among the NASA employees trying to get him home safely in director Ridley Scott’s thrilling adaptation of Andy Weir’s best-selling novel. 141 minutes (PG-13)

* “The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials,” After escaping the maze in the first film, Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers must negotiate a dangerous barren landscape in this second installment of the series based on James Dashner’s young adult novels. 131 minutes (PG-13)

“99 Homes” In order to reclaim his house, a single father is forced to work for the ruthless businessman who evicted him. With Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon and Noah Lomax. Written by Ramin Bahrani, Amir Naderi and Bahareh Azimi. Directed by Bahrani. 112 minutes (R)

“Pan” Levi Miller is Peter Pan, Hugh Jackman is Blackbeard, Garrett Hedlund is Captain Hook and Rooney Mara is Tiger Lily in this big-budget fantasy that reveals the story leading up to the events in J. M. Barrie’s classic novel. 111 minutes (PG)

* “Pawn Sacrifice” Tobey Maguire stars as the chess prodigy Bobby Fischer, who squared off against the Soviet Union champion (Liev Schreiber) at the height of the Cold War. 114 minutes (PG-13)

* “Shaun the Sheep Movie” When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. 85 minutes (PG-13)

“Sicario” Director Denis (“Prisoners”) Villeneuve’s provocative look at the moral consequences of the war on drugs centers on an FBI agent (Emily Blunt) assigned to assist a CIA operative (Josh Brolin) and his lawyer consultant (Benicio Del Toro) in a raid against a powerful crime lord based in Juarez, Mexico. 121 minutes (R)

* “Sleeping With Other People” Standard rom-com contrivance, stretched past the breaking point by writer-director Leslye Headland’s resolve to inject the genre with a sex-forward edginess. Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie star. 101 minutes (R)

* “Time Out of Mind” Richard Gere does fine work as a New York homeless man, and this observational film by Oren Moverman is made with enough integrity and skill to hold an audience’s interest, but it has difficulty creating emotional connection. 117 minutes (NR)

“The Visit” Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan (“The Last Airbender,” “Lady in the Water”) returns to his thriller roots with this story about a brother and sister who spend a week at the farm of their exceedingly odd grandparents. Because it’s Shyamalan, plot twists are guaranteed. 94 minutes (PG-13)

“The Walk” In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. 123 minutes (PG)

“War Room” A seemingly perfect family look to fix their problems with the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman. 120 minutes (PG)

— Compiled from wire reports

* Ends Thursday


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