Categories: Arts Movies and TV

Films opening week of July 6, 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Paul Rudd stars as the superhero with the ability to shrink who strives for a work-life balance but is confronted with a new mission in the sequel directed by Peyton Reed. Rated PG-13.

The First Purge: The fourth entry in the dystopian horror series focuses on the origins of the social experiment gone terribly wrong; Y’Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Luna Lauren Velez and Marisa Tomei star. Rated R.

The King: The film by Eugene Jarecki traces the rise and fall of Elvis Presley as a metaphor for the United States. Rated R. Jarecki is slated to answer questions in person following 4 and 7 p.m. screenings July 7 at the Clay.

Sorry To Bother You: A supernaturally empowered key sends an Oakland telemarketer into a bizarre alternative realm in the Oakland-set film starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson and Armie Hammer and written and directed by Boots Riley. Rated R.

Three Identical Strangers: The documentary tells the remarkable true story of young men who make the astounding discovery that they are identical triplets who were separated at birth, adopted and raised by three different families. Not rated. At the AMC Kabuki and Alamo Drafthouse.

Whitney: Director Kevin Macdonald probes the meteoric life and career of singer Whitney Houston in the documentary. Rated R.

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