Birdboy: The Forgotten Children: The animated film by Spanish director Alberto Vázquez, based on his own graphic novel, is a darkly comic fantasy about a boy in a post-apocalyptic society and a teenage mouse runaway. Not rated. At the Roxie.
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the movie follows the playful but passionate relationship between aspiring actor Turner (Jamie Bell) and eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978. Rated R. At the Clay.
Happy End: The dark ironic drama by Michael Haneke stars Isabelle Huppert as the head of a dysfunctional family trying to keep everything together. Rated R. At the Opera Plaza.
In the Fade: The thriller by Fatih Akin (“Head-On,” “The Edge of Heaven”) set in contemporary Hamburg stars Cannes Festival award-winning Diane Kruger as a grief-stricken woman who takes revenge for the death of her son and husband in a Neo-Nazi terrorist bombing. Rated R. At the Embarcardero.
Intent to Destroy: The documentary by Joe Berlinger shows how various forces continue to conspire to deny the horror of the Armenian genocide even after 100 years. Not rated. At the Roxie.
Paddington 2: The popular bear and the Brown family search Windsor Gardens for a book thief in the sequel starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson and the voices of Ben Whishaw and Imelda Staunton. Rated PG.
Phantom Thread: Daniel Day-Lewis stars in the drama by Paul Thomas Anderson, a love story about a couturier and his muse set in 1950s London. Rated R.
Proud Mary: Taraji P. Henson stars as a Boston hit woman whose life turns around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Rated R.