Film Clips: What's playing in the Berkshires this week

Over the course of five decades, a lovable dog who is reincarnated as multiple canines develops an unbreakable bond with a young boy and keeps reentering his life as he matures. 2 hours. BM


As Christian and Ana rebuild their relationship, Christian's past catches up with him and threatens their new arrangement. With Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson. 1 hour 58 minutes. BC / BM / NAM


On the last day before summer vacation, high school teacher Andy Campbell tries his best to keep it together amid senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that threaten his job. Things go from bad to worse when he crosses Ron Strickland, the school's toughest and most feared teacher. 1 hour 31 minutes. BC / BM / NAM



Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined. BC / BM


Adapted from Margot Lee Shetterly's non-fiction book, this fact-based drama is about three peripheral characters at NASA— mathematician Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), budding engineer Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) and computer supervisor Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) — who made important contributions to the space race. An old-fashioned feel-good movie with powerful contemporary relevance, spearheaded by a trio of unstoppable actresses playing black women who wouldn't be stopped. (Coyle, The Associated Press — 1/6). 2 hours 7 minutes. BC / NAM / TC


Bound by a blood oath, hitman John Wick is forced out of retirement to protect and assist a former associate who is planning to steal the gold cache of a guild of international assassins. With Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne, Ian McShane. 2 hours 2 minutes. BC/ NAM

LION (PG-13)

Twenty-five years after having been lost on a train in his native India and ultimately adopted by an Australian couple, a young man, armed with digital technology and determination, sets out to find his lost family and his childhood home. With Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara. 2 hours. BM / CT


Jame McAvoy stars as a man trying to gain control of his 23 split personalities, one in particular, previously submerged, now ready to dominate all the others. With Anya Taylot Joy, Betty Buckley. 1 hour 57 minutes. BM / NAM


The Great Wall is a 2016 monster film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Matt Damon, who plays a European mercenary in China during the Song dynasty. He encounters the Great Wall of China and meets Chinese soldiers who defend against monsters. 1 hour 43 minutes. BC / BM / NAM


Batman takes on the challenge of raising an adopted boy while learning how to take on help, rather than act as a lone wolf, battling Gotham's criminals, especially The Joker. With the voices of Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis, Rosario Dawson, Channing Tatum. 1 hour 46 minutes. BC / BM / NAM / TC

The Salesman (PG-13)

The story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. 2 hours 5 minutes. TC


Annette Bening stars as a single mother in her 50s who turns to a free-spirited punk artist living in her home and a provocative teenage neighbor to help her raise her high-spirited teenage son. With Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann, Billy Crudup. 2 hours 10 minutes. IC


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