“The Assassins” In ninth century China, a young woman who had been abducted as a child, and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts, returns home to assassinate a man she once loved. With Shu Qi and Chang Cheen. Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien. In Mandarin with English subtitles. 104 minutes (NR)

“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)

“Burnt” A disgraced chef (Bradley Cooper) cleans up his act and tries to recapture his former glory. 100 mintures (R)

* “Coming Home” Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him. 109 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)

“He Named Me Malala” A look at the events leading up to the Talibans’ attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations. Documentary. 88 minutes (PG-13)

“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)

“Jem and the Holograms” Aubrey Peeples, Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau and Hayley Kiyoko star in this live-action adaptation of the TV cartoon series about the rise and rise of four sisters who form a girl band. 118 minutes (PG)

“The Last witch Hunter” Vin Diesel stars as mankind’s last defense against a tribe of evil witches. No, seriously. 106 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)

“Meru” Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing. 87n minutes (R)

“Our Brand is Crisis” Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton star in director David Gordon Green’s feature film inspired by the 2005 documentary exploring American political campaign strategists. 107 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)

“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)

“Steve Jobs” Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. 122 minutes (R)

* “This Changes Everything” A look at seven communities around the world with the proposition that we can seize the crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better. Documentary. 89 minutes

* “Transporter Refueled” In the south of France, former special-ops mercenary Frank Martin enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three sidekicks who are looking for revenge against a sinister Russian kingpin. 96 minutes (PG-13)

“Truth” A journalism drama about the scandal resulting from a botched CBS News report that questioned President George W. Bush’s service in the National Guard. With Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss and Robert Redford. Written and directed by James Vanderbilt. Based on the book “Truth and Duty” by Mary Mapes. 121 mnutes (R)

— Compiled from wire reports

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