New in Theaters:
- “Ready Player One“ (PG-13)
Steven Spielberg directs this movie about a future where millions of people have turned to a virtual reality universe called the Oasis to escape the chaos of the world.
After its creator dies, he reveals that he’s hidden an Easter egg inside the Oasis that will grant a half trillion dollar inheritance and complete control of his digital universe to the first person who can complete three impossible challenges.
Tye Sheridan plays Wade Watts, an unlikely hero who takes the lead in the contest. Olivia Cooke from “Bates Motel” plays his love interest, and the rest of the cast includes “Rogue One” villain Ben Mendelsohn, TJ Miller, and Simon Pegg.
- “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony“ (R)
Taraji P. Henson plays an angry wife who gets revenge on her cheating husband after she finds out about his cheating . . . and the fact that he’s engaged to his mistress.
The third movie in the Christian drama series “God’s Not Dead” is about a pastor fighting to rebuild his college church after student protestors burn it down and the university threatens to sell the land.
It stars a guy named David A.R. White as the reverend. John Corbett plays his brother, a lawyer who takes the university to court.