Halloween Kills

Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAXDavenport IA

FilmScene, Iowa City IA

Marcus Sycamore CinemaIowa City IA

Putnam Museum & Science Center, Davenport IA

Regal MolineMoline IL

(Hyperlinked titles take you to Reader reviews; IMDb hyperlinks take you to the films’ Internet Movie Database pages.)

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The Addams Family 2 (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Regal Moline, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - This follow-up may be nastier, and consequently less kid-friendly, than the helmers' bland 2019 precursor, but happily, this one has a legitimate point-of-view. IMDb listing.

After We Fell (R; Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Bergman Island (R; FilmScene at the Chauncey) - IMDb listing.

The Brothers Karamazov (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Sunday, October 17, 6:30 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Cry Macho (PG-13; Regal Moline) - This understated Clint Eastwood drama is so stupidly, even offensively plotted that I found myself getting angrier with it by the minute, IMDb listing.

Dear Evan Hansen (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Intermittently moving and generally well-acted, but the more you think about the musical's premise – or its blitheness, or its lead – the more troublesome the experience gets. IMDb listing.

The Double (R; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Tuesday, October 19, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Ends of the Earth (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Monday, October 18, and Thursday, October 21, 7 p.m.) - FathomEvents.com.

FilmScream 2021 (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Friday, October 15, 8 p.m.) - ICFilmScene.org.

Halloween Kills (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Regal Moline, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

I'm Your Man (not rated; FilmScene on the Ped Mall) - IMDb listing.

La Chinoise (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Monday, October 18, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Lamb (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, FilmScene at the Chauncey) - IMDb listing.

The Last Duel (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Regal Moline, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Little Girl (not rated; FilmScene on the Ped Mall: Thursday, October 21, 6:30 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

The Lords of Salem (R; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Wednesday, October 20, 10 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Maha Samudram (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

The Many Saints of Newark (R; Regal Moline) - Alan Taylor's saga-expander for The Sopranos is certainly watchable, but it remains only that, and the glory of HBO's 1999-2007 ratings dynamo and Emmys magnet was that it was never “only” anythingIMDb listing.

Most Eligible Bachelor (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

No Time to Die (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Regal Moline, FilmScene at the Chauncey, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - The 25th James Bond is more of the same – and at 163 minutes, a lot more of the same – but with heightened yet human-scale threat, as well as an emotional urgency that makes the old feel close to new. IMDb listing.

PellisandaD (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX) - IMDb listing.

Queen of Lapa (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Thursday, October 21, 7 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

The Rescue (PG; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Syacmore Cinema) - IMDb listing.

Shang-Chi & the Legend of the Ten Rings (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Regal Moline, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - Marvel Studios' latest is prototypical origin-story world-building to its teeth, but it isn't entirely unenjoyable. IMDb listing.

The Silence of the Lambs: 30th Anniversary (R; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX: Sunday, October 17, 3 & 7 p.m., and Wednesday, October 20, 7 p.m.) - In February of 1991, we viewers of Jonathan Denne's masterpiece didn't know if we were at the scariest picture of the year or the funniest picture of the year. The Oscars wouldn't make it official for another 13 months, but it turned out we were simply at the Best Picture of the year. IMDb listing.

Space Jam: 25th Anniversary (PG; Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Saturday, October 16, and Sunday, October 17, 1 & 3:30 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

Titane (R; FilmScene on the Ped Mall) - IMDb listing.

Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers (not rated; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Wednesday, October 20, and Thursday, October 21) - IMDb listing.

The Velvet Underground (R; FilmScene on the Ped Mall) - IMDb listing.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (PG-13; Davenport 53rd 18 + IMAX, Regal Moline, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) - A mess of a comic-book adventure, but unlike the first film, this Venom does have its moments. IMDb listing.

We Are Little Zombies (not rated; FilmScene at the Chauncey: Saturday, October 16, 10 p.m.) - IMDb listing.

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