MOVIES AT GMALL THIS WEEK

XXX: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE

Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen

Action | Adventure | Thriller

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

LIVE BY NIGHT

Ben Affleck, Zoe Saldana

Crime | Drama

In Boston 1926, liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one man sets out to make his mark on the world. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston police captain, has long since turned his back on his strict upbringing. Now having graduated from a childhood of petty theft to a career in the pay of the city’s most fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the thrills and notoriety of being an outlaw. But life on the dark side carries a heavy price. In a time when ruthless men of ambition, armed with cash, illegal booze, and guns, battle for control, no one-neither family nor friend, enemy nor lover-can be trusted.

SPLIT

James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy

Horror

Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy), Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him-as well as everyone around him-as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

DARKROOM

Ella Cruz, Bret Jackson

Horror

A group of teenage friends seeks the thrill of ghost hunting, and stumbles upon an old camera. As they carelessly play with it, they unknowingly summon the demon that exists inside. The demon possesses one of them, thus setting off a chain of horrific events that could turn fatal for everyone.

ILAWOD

Iza Calzado, Ian Veneracion

Horror

Ilawod is the story of a family’s breakdown in the midst of a demonic attack. Dennis (Ian Veneracion), a reporter, accidentally invites the ilawod-the elemental of water that flows downstream-into his home, where it latches onto his young son, Ben. What follows is a battle for not just the family’s lives, but their souls as well.

BALLERINA

Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan

Animation | Adventure | Family | Musical

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

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