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  1. new in theaters
  2. currently playing
  3. older films and special screenings
  4. open theaters

new in theaters

DUNE: PART TWO: The saga of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) and the spice planet Arrakis continues in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s pioneering sci-fi series. With Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Javier Bardem. (166 min, PG-13. Bijou, Capitol, Essex, Majestic, Marquis, Paramount, Roxy, Star)

PERFECT DAYS ★★★★1/2 Wim Wenders directed this meditative, Oscar-nominated film about a man (Koji Yakusho) who finds joy in his everyday routine — cleaning Tokyo’s arty public toilets. (124 min, PG. Roxy; reviewed 2/14)

currently playing

2023 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS: See the short films contending for Academy Awards in separate live action, animation and documentary programs. (Run times vary, N/A. Roxy, Savoy)

AMERICAN FICTION ★★★★ Jeffrey Wright plays a novelist who tries a daring hoax after his publisher tells him his books aren’t “Black enough” in this comedy-drama from Cord Jefferson. (117 min, R. Roxy; reviewed 1/17)

ANYONE BUT YOU ★★1/2 A fancy wedding gives two exes (Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell) an incentive to fake-date in this rom-com from Will Gluck (Easy A). (103 min, R. Majestic)

FOR ARGY ★★ A mild-mannered novelist (Bryce Dallas Howard) is swept up in a spy plot in this action thriller from Matthew Vaughn, also starring Henry Cavill. (139 min, PG-13; Big Picture, Bijou, Essex, Majestic, Stowe)

THE BEEKEEPER ★★1/2 Jason Statham plays a former clandestine operative who goes on a vengeful rampage in this action thriller from David Ayer. (105 min, R. Majestic)

BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE ★★ Kingsley Ben-Adir plays the reggae icon in this biopic directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green (King Richard). With James Norton and Lashana Lynch. (104 min, PG-13. Big Picture, Bijou, Capitol, Essex, Majestic, Marquis, Roxy, Star, Stowe, Welden)

DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA — TO THE HASHIRA TRAINING: Tanjiro attempts to level up in the movie series based on the popular dark fantasy anime. Haruo Sotozaki directed. (104 min, R. Essex, Majestic)

DRIVE-AWAY DOLLS ★★★ Two friends (Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan) run straight into trouble when they encounter outlaws on a road trip in this action comedy directed by Ethan Coen. With Beanie Feldstein and Colman Domingo. (84 min, R. Capitol, Essex, Majestic, Roxy)

MADAME WEB 1/2 Sony’s Spider-Man Universe continues with this action flick in which Dakota Johnson plays a woman using her precognitive abilities to save others from a looming threat. With Sydney Sweeney and Isabela Merced. S.J. Clarkson directed. (117 min, PG-13. Essex, Majestic, Paramount, Roxy, Stowe, Welden)

MIGRATION ★★★ A duck family meets many mishaps on its first-ever trip south in this animated family comedy. (92 min, PG. Essex, Majestic, Paramount, Welden)

ORDINARY ANGELS ★★★ In this fact-based drama, Hilary Swank plays a hairdresser who rallies a community around the cause of saving a child’s life. With Alan Ritchson and Amy Acker. Jon Gunn directed. (116 min, PG. Capitol, Essex, Majestic, Star)

POOR THINGS ★★★★1/2 In this Golden Globe winner, Emma Stone plays a clumsily resurrected Victorian woman who embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery. Yorgos Lanthimos directed. (141 min, R. Roxy; reviewed 1/10)

THE TASTE OF THINGS ★★★★1/2 A chef and a gourmet (Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel) develop a passionate and contentious bond in this acclaimed period drama for foodies from director Anh Hung Tran (Norwegian Wood). (135 min, PG-13. Roxy)

WONKA ★★★1/2 Timothée Chalamet plays the young Willy Wonka in this musical fantasy, directed by Paul King (Paddington). (116 min, PG. Capitol, Essex, Majestic)

THE ZONE OF INTEREST ★★★★★ Nominated for five Oscars, this drama from Jonathan Glazer chronicles the daily life of Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss (Christian Friedel) and his wife (Sandra Hüller). (105 min, PG-13; Roxy; reviewed 2/7)

older films and special screenings

ANATOMY OF A FALL (Playhouse)

THE CHOSEN: SEASON 4: EPISODES 7-8 (Essex, starts Thu)

LABYRINTH (Essex, Wed 6 only)

LISA FRANKENSTEIN (Welden)

SPACE JAM (Bijou)

TROLLS BAND TOGETHER (Capitol, Majestic, Welden)

open theaters

Catamount Arts’ theater is currently closed until further notice. (* = upcoming schedule for theater was not available at press time)

  • *BIG PICTURE THEATER: 48 Carroll Rd., Waitsfield, 496-8994, bigpicturetheater.info
  • BIJOU CINEPLEX 4: 107 Portland St., Morrisville, 888-3293, bijou4.com
  • CAPITOL SHOWPLACE: 93 State St., Montpelier, 229-0343, fgbtheaters.com
  • *CATAMOUNT ARTS: 115 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury, 748-2600, catamountarts.org
  • ESSEX CINEMAS & T-REX THEATER: 21 Essex Way, Suite 300, Essex, 879-6543, essexcinemas.com
  • MAJESTIC 10: 190 Boxwood St., Williston, 878-2010, majestic10.com
  • MARQUIS THEATER: 65 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4841, middleburymarquis.com
  • *MERRILL’S ROXY CINEMAS: 222 College St., Burlington, 864-3456, merrilltheatres.net
  • PARAMOUNT TWIN CINEMA: 241 N. Main St., Barre, 479-9621, fgbtheaters.com
  • PLAYHOUSE MOVIE THEATRE: 11 S. Main St., Randolph, 728-4012, playhouseflicks.com
  • SAVOY THEATER: 26 Main St., Montpelier, 229-0598, savoytheater.com
  • STAR THEATRE: 17 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury, 748-9511, stjaytheatre.com
  • *STOWE CINEMA 3PLEX: 454 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4678, stowecinema.com
  • *WELDEN THEATRE: 104 N. Main St., St. Albans, 527-7888, weldentheatre.com

Note: These capsule descriptions are not intended as reviews. Star ratings come from Metacritic unless we reviewed the film (noted at the end of the description). Find reviews written by Seven Days critic Margot Harrison at sevendaysvt.com/onscreen-reviews.

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