Movie guide: Capsule listings

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"Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles" -- Documentary recalls the creation of the beloved 1960s Broadway musical "Fiddler on the Roof." With Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chaim Topol, Harvey Fierstein, Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin. Directed by Max Lewkowicz. (1:32) PG-13.

"Jacob's Ladder" -- A veteran encounters the brother he believed had died a year earlier when both were in Afghanistan in this remake of the 1990 supernatural thriller. With Michael Ealy, Jesse Williams, Nicole Beharie, Karla Souza. Written by Jeff Buhler, Sarah Thorpe; story by Buhler, Jake Wade Wall; based on a screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin. Directed by David M. Rosenthal. (1:30) R.

"Jawline" -- Documentary profiles Austyn Tester, a Tennessee teen turned live-streaming star with a large following on social media. Directed by Liza Mandelup. (1:39) NR.

"Just a Friend" -- A man and a woman struggle to keep things casual between them. With Drew Sidora, Trae Ireland. Written and directed by Annette Galloway. (1:30) NR.

"Overcomer" -- A high school coach and family man in an economically struggling town finds inspiration in a young girl who tries out for the cross-country team. With Alex Kendrick, Aryn Wright-Thompson, Shari Rigby, Priscilla Shirer. Written by Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick. Directed by Alex Kendrick. (1:59) PG.

"Parallel Chords" -- A young violin prodigy is pressured to succeed by her pianist father. With Rachel Ann, Bjorn Johnson. Written and directed by Catherine Dudley-Rose. (1:38) NR.


"Ready or Not" -- A new bride is forced by her eccentric in-laws to play a twisted and deadly game. With Samara Weaving, Mark O'Brien, Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell. Written by Guy Busick, Ryan Murphy. Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett. (1:35) R.

"This Is Not Berlin" -- A misfit in 1980s Mexico City finds sanctuary in the city's underground club scene. With Xabiani Ponce de Leon, Jose Antonio Toledano, Ximena Romo. Written by Rodrigo Ordonez, Max Zunino, Hari Sama. Directed by Sama. In Spanish with English subtitles. (1:55) NR.

"Tigers Are Not Afraid" -- Dark fantasy fable about children orphaned by Mexico's drug wars. With Paola Lara, Juan Ramon Lopez. Written and directed by Issa Lopez. In Spanish with English subtitles. (1:23) NR.

"Tone-Deaf" -- Seeking a reset after losing her job and seeing her latest relationship fail, a young millennial rents a country house from a deranged widower. With Robert Patrick, Amanda Crew, AnnaLynne McCord, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Ray Wise, Kim Delaney. Written and directed by Richard Bates Jr. (1:27) R.


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