Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.
(Critics' Choices capsule reviews are by Kenneth Turan (K.Tu.), Justin Chang (J.C.) and other reviewers. Openings compiled by Kevin Crust.)
OPENING IN HOLLYWOOD THIS WEEK
"Along for the Ride" -- Documentary on Dennis Hopper. Directed by Nick Ebeling.
"Arthur Miller: Writer" -- Director Rebecca Miller profiles her father, one of the greats of American playwriting, in this documentary.
"Big Sonia" -- Documentary on an 89-year-old Holocaust survivor. Co-directed by Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday.
"Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story" -- Documentary on the Austrian immigrant, whose technological innovations were overshadowed by her glamorous acting career. Directed by Alexandra Dean.
"Bullet Head" -- Crime drama with Antonio Banderas, Adrien Brody, John Malkovich. Written and directed by Paul Solet.
"Company Town" -- Documentary on Crossett, Ark. (pop., 5,500), and its battle with the Koch brothers-owned Georgia-Pacific paper and chemical plant and the town's high rate of cancer and illness. Featuring pastor David Bouie. Directed by Natalie Kottke-Masocco, Erica Sardarian.
"The Doll Horror" -- With Valeria Lukyanova. Written and directed by Susannah O'Brien.