Happy Death Day 2U

Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Davenport

Regal Moline Stadium 14, Moline

Putnam Museum, Davenport

FilmScene, Iowa City

Marcus Sycamore Cinema, Iowa City

(Hyperlinked titles take you to Mike Schulz’s full reviews; IMDb hyperlinks take you to the films’ Internet Movie Database pages.)

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Alita: Battle Angel (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – IMDb listing.

Aquaman (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14) – James Wan's origin fable runs just under two-and-a-half hours, and in that time, it seems to give audiences of all types a little something to hate. IMDb listing.

Beauty & the Beast (G; Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – IMDb listing.

Black Panther (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14) – If Marvel can produce a comic-book adaptation boasting this much feeling and grace and wit, you have to wonder just what the studio couldn't do, at least if filmmakers of Ryan Coogler's artistry and talent continue to climb aboard. IMDb listing.

BlacKkKlansman (R; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – The magnificent shock of Spike Lee's achievement lies in how seamlessly its creator interweaves so much societal outrage, and so much artistry, in the service of what is essentially a high-concept, crowd-pleasing entertainment. IMDb listing.

Bohemian Rhapsody (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14) – The Freddie Mercury bio-pic is disappointingly traditional and in many ways bad, but it left me with such a movie-going high that I found its scores of problems, in the end, almost completely irrelevant. IMDb listing.

Burning (not rated; FilmScene) – IMDb listing.

Christopher Robin (PG; FilmScene) – Marc Forster's gentle family adventure is sadly lacking in wonder, and so much effort has been put toward making Milne's fabled Hundred Acre Wood characters and their milieu “realistic” that any hopes for whimsy and gleeful silliness fly out the window in the film's first five minutes.  IMDb listing.

Cold Pursuit (R; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – An intricately plotted, character-driven revenge thriller that elicits so many nasty laughs you half-expect to see the Coen brothers' names pop up in the end credits. IMDb listing.

Day of the Dead (not rated; FilmScene: Wednesday, February 20, 10 p.m.) – IMDb listing.

Dev (not rated; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX) IMDb listing.

A Dog's Way Home (PG; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX) – A family adventure in which director Charles Martin Smith routinely interrupts the real-life action for hokey nonsense and unmistakable fraudulence involving a CGI cougar cub who's one cartoon teardrop away from Shrek's Puss in Boots. IMDb listing.

Escape Room (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX) – Adam Robitel's movie gives you loads to look at, and thank goodness for that, because for the whole of this thriller's 100 minutes, there really isn't anything else to do.IMDb listing.

The Favourite (R; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14) – A venom-dripping period comedy that makes you gasp with horror one moment and roar with disbelief the next, and that leaves you profoundly unsettled yet wildly entertained. IMDb listing.

Generation Wealth (R; FilmScene: Monday, February 18, 6 p.m.) – IMDb listing.

Glass (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – Boasting an electrifying, jovial James McAvoy, M. Night Shyamalan's latest is an engaging, modestly inventive 130 minutes, even when it's sometimes flying off the rails. IMDb listing.

Green Book (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – An odd-couple buddy comedy that's almost as cornball as It's a Wonderful Life, and in its shameless way, almost as wonderful. IMDb listing.

Happy Death Day 2U (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – IMDb listing.

Isn't It Romantic (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – IMDb listing.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (PG; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – Everything is no longer awesome, but if you're patient, the second half of this animated sequel proves pretty sensational. IMDb listing.

Meerkats (not rated; Putnam Museum) – You'll get your share of cute from this beautifully filmed, terrifically informative edu-tainment, but who would've guessed that we'd also get freakin' ShakespeareIMDb listing.

Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative (not rated; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Tuesday, February 19, 7 p.m.) IMDb listing.

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (PG-13; FilmScene: Saturday, February 16, 11 p.m.) IMDb listing.

Mustang (PG-13; FilmScene: Tuesday, February 19, 6 p.m.) IMDb listing.

My Fair Lady: 55th Anniversary (G; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Marcus Sycamore Cinema: Sunday, February 17, and Wednesday, February 20) – IMDb listing.

Oceans: Our Blue Planet 3D (not rated; Putnam Museum) – Given this edu-doc's employment of state-of-the-art recording equipment, the underwater sounds are just as delightfully insane as the sights. Putnam.org.

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019: Animation (not rated; FilmScene) – IMDb listing.

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019: Documentary (not rated; FilmScene) – IMDb listing.

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019: Live Action (not rated; FilmScene) – IMDb listing.

Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadioum 14) – This animated sequel delivers astute, incisive pokes at eBay shopping and YouTube posting and the maddening, horrifying culture of anonymous message-board critiquing, and does so with both spectacular wit and uneasy twinges of recognition. IMDb listing.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX) – This animated web-slinger flick is a delirious explosion of color, incident, emotion, and absolutely first-rate jokes. IMDb listing.

A Star Is Born (R; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – This glorious showcase for Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga is a tearjerker that leaves you less wiped out than electrified. IMDb listing.

They Shall Not Grow Old (R; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX; FilmScene) – Peter Jackson's WWI documentary is frequently glorious, borderline miraculous, and just a li-i-ittle bit tedious. IMDb listing.

The Upside (PG-13; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14) – Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston aren't a bad match in this buddy comedy, but unless this is your first trip to the movies and you've never owned a TV, nothing that happens here will remotely surprise you. IMDb listing.

Vice (R; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14) – Adam McKay's Dick Cheney bio-pic is a lot of fun, but even if your sympathies and prejudices align with the writer/director's, it oftentimes feels like we're being sold a bill of goods. IMDb listing.

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation (not rated; Putnam Museum) – As fascinating as the narration is, I might've left this edu-doc just as satisfied if it were a silent film, or at least one wholly free of words, given that the 3D sights on display left me less fascinated than thunderstruck. IMDb listing.

The Wandering Earth (not rated; Marcus Sycamore Cinema) IMDb listing.

What Men Want (R; Rave Cinemas Davenport 53rd 18 IMAX, Regal Moline Stadium 14, Marcus Sycamore Cinema) – A funny, friendly remake that makes a few narrative mistakes, but also lets Taraji P. Henson go for broke in her slapstick and lend the proceedings her usual empathy and relatability. IMDb listing.

Wild Africa 3D (not rated; Putnam Museum) IMDb listing.

World Adventure Series: Born in China (G; Putnam Museum: Tuesday, February 19, 2 & 6 p.m.) – Its blend of awe and “Aw-w-w!” continues Disneynature’s unfortunate tradition of so baldly scripting “reality” and anthropomorphizing its critters that you half-expect them to talk and sing. IMDb listing.

World of Facts (not rated; FilmScene: Thursday, February 21, 6 p.m.) IMDb listing.

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