MIDDLE SCHOOL **1/2 – Lots of pranks you hope your kids don’t copy at school.

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA ***1/2 – a moving, well acted drama about grief.

RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER ***1/2 – a satisfying conclusion to this franchise.

GOLD **1/2 – rags to riches story that doesn’t succeed.

xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE ** – an unintelligent gluttony of over-the-top action.

See you at the movies!