FILM CLIPS

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AMERICAN ASSASSIN (R)

A revenge-bent CIA ops is brought in from the cold and re-trained to help bring down a mysterious operative who is bent on starting a world war in this first big-screen adaptation of Vince Flynn's series of Mitch Rapp novels. Rapp, as played by Dylan O'Brien, is an interesting guy but in setting up for a sequel, the film's ending goes too far; essentially trading Rapp's newly established gravitas for superhero shtick. With Michael Keaton, Shiva Negar. (Cohen, Associated Press — 9/18). 1 hour, 51 minutes. BM

AMERICAN MADE (R)

A TWA pilot is recruited by the CIA ostensibly to keep tabs on the incipient communist threat in Central America and winds up running one of the biggest CIA covert operations in the agency's history, which resulted in the establishment of the Medellin drug cartel. Based on a true story. With Tom Cruise. 1 hour, 55 minutes. BC / BM / NAM

BATTLE OF THE SEXES (PG-13)

A fictionalized rendering of the 1973 tennis match between 29-year-old Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and 55-year-old hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) and the circumstances surrounding it. A fairly standard, if unexceptional film that has two things going for it: Stone and timeliness. (Bahr, The Associated Press — 9/22). 2 hours, 16 minutes. IC / TC

FLATLINERS (PG-13)

Five medical students engineer a series of near-death experiments to try and gain insight into what happens after life ends. 1 hour, 50 minutes. BM

FRIEND REQUEST (R)

An online friend request has horrifying consequences for a popular college student. 1 hour, 32 minutes. BM

INGRID GOES WEST (R)

A young woman flees her boring existence and moves to Los Angeles to befriend a socialite she has become obsessed with thanks to Instagram. With Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen. 1 hour, 37 minutes. NAM

IT (R)

When children begin to disappear in a small Maine town, neighborhood kids band together to square off against an evil clown. From the novel by Stephen King. Genuinely scary and creepy. (Bahr, The Associated Press — 9/8). 2 hours, 15 minutes. BM / CT / NAM

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE (PG-13)


With their headquarters destroyed, Kingsman finds new allies in a spy organization in the United States. They combine forces to combat a common enemy. 2 hours, 21 minutes. BC / BM / NAM / TC

LEAP! (PG)

An 11-year-old orphan without any money in Paris in 1884 borrows someone else's identity and enrolls in the Paris Opera Ballet School in order to realize her young life's ambition — to become a prima ballerina. 1 hour, 30 minutes. NAM

MOTHER! (R)

Psychological thriller about a couple whose delicately balanced life is thrown off-kilter with the arrival of a group of strangers who take over their home. With Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris. 2 hours, 1 minute. BM / NAM / TC

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE (PG)

Master Builder Lloyd and his secret ninja warriors take on the evil warlord Garmadon in an effort to reclaim Ninjago City. 1 hour, 41 minutes. BC / BM

VICEROY'S HOUSE (NR)

Drama about India's last Viceroy, British statesman Lord Mountbatten. 1 hour, 46 minutes. TC

WIND RIVER (R)


An FBI agent teams up with a veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation. With Jeremy Renner. 1 hour, 51 minutes. NAM / TC





Legend


The theaters at which the movies listed in Film Clips are playing are:

BC: Beacon Cinema (57 North St.,Pittsfield)

BM: Berkshire Mall 10 (Route 8, Lanesborough)

CT: Crandell Theatre (48 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.)

IC: Images Cinema (50 Spring St.,Williamstown)

LC: Little Cinema (Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield)

NAM: North Adams Movieplex 8 (80 Main St., North Adams)

TC: Triplex Cinema (70 Railroad St., Great Barrington)

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