Capsule reviews of feature films

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APOLLO 11. 3.5 stars. Todd Douglas Miller directs this documentary that looks at the first journey by people to the moon while demonstrating the unique power of reality to amaze. Adapted from previously unreleased film using the latest digital technology. Best seen in IMAX. 1 hr 33 G -- Gary Thompson

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. 2.5 stars. Brian Singer directs this tame, cliched biopic on Freddy Mercury and Queen. With Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton and Gwilym Lee. 2 hrs. 15 PG-13 (suggestive material, profanity, drug content) -- Dan DeLuca

CAPTAIN MARVEL. 2 stars. Brie Larson stars as the superhero, who is caught in a battle between two alien races. The script gives our hero attributes, but no personality. 1 hr. 56 PG-13 (violence) -- Gary Thompson

CLIMAX. 2 stars. A French dance troupe's rehearsal in a remote building turns ugly when their drinks are spiked with LSD. 1 hr. 36 R (sex, violence) -- Gary Thompson

COLD PURSUIT. 2.5 stars. In this latest Liam Neeson vehicle, a grieving father seeks revenge against the drug lord responsible for his son's death. 1 hr. 58 R (violence) -- Gary Thompson

COLD WAR. 3.5 stars. Two people embark on a most unlikely of romances amid the backdrop of 1950s Poland. Another marvel from director Pawel Pawlikowski (Ida). 1 hr. 29 R (sex) -- Gary Thompson

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THE FAVOURITE. 3 stars. A new servant (Emma Stone) makes a favorable impression on the woman (Rachel Weisz) running early-18th-century England while Queen Anne suffers from a series of ailments. 1 hr. 59 R (sex, profanity) -- Gary Thompson

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY. 3 stars. A former professional wrestler (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) tours small venues with his family while his children dream of WWE stardom. 1 hr. 47 PG-13 (violence) -- Gary Thompson

GLASS. 2.5 stars. M. Night Shyamalan directs this sci-fi thriller with Bruce Willis as a security guard who uses his special abilities to track a deeply disturbed man with multiple personalities. Samuel L. Jackson also stars. 2 hrs. 9 PG-13 (violence, bloody images, thematic elements, profanity) -- Gary Thompson

GREEN BOOK. 3.5 stars. A working-class bouncer bonds with an African-American classical pianist while they travel the South together during the early 1960s. 2 hrs. 10 PG-13 (profanity) -- Gary Thompson


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