Movies: Oct. 11, 2018

October 12, 2018

‘First Man’ — New

Daily Journal movie reviewer Pam Powell says 3 ½ out of 4 stars.

(Paramount) The riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969 and exploring the sacrifices and the cost — on Armstrong and on the nation — of one of the most dangerous missions in history. Rated PG-13. (138 mins.)

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ — New

No review available.

(Movies 10, Paramount) Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, get one last shot at redemption at a run-down hotel. Rated R. (141 mins.)

‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’ — New

No review available.

(Meadowview) Two boys face an onslaught from monsters, ghouls and a mischievous talking dummy on Halloween. Rated PG. (100 mins).

‘A Star Is Born’

Daily Journal movie reviewer Pam Powell says 4 out of 4 stars.

(Paramount) In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays Jackson Maine, who discovers, — and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has just given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. Rated R. (135 mins.)


No review available.

(Meadowview) Reporter Eddie Brock develops superpowers after becoming a host to an alien parasite. Rated PG-13. (113 mins.)

‘Night School’

Tribune News Service says 2½ out of 4 stars.

(Meadowview) Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes an unexpected turn when he accidentally blows up his place of employment. Forced to attend night school to get his GED, Teddy soon finds himself dealing with a group of misfit students, his former high school nemesis and a feisty teacher who doesn’t think he’s too bright. Rated PG-13. (111 mins.)


Tribune News Service says 2½ out of 4 stars.

(Paramount) A yeti named Migo stirs up his community when he discovers something he didn’t know existed — a human. Rated PG. (96 mins.)

‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’

Daily Journal movie reviewer Pam Powell says 4 out of 4 stars.

(Paramount) A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world. Rated PG. (105 mins.)

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