Raleigh, N.C. — A look at what's new in theaters this week.
The Mummy (Action/Adventure, SciFi/Fantasy, PG-13, Starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe, Jake Johnson) - Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy. Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension. From the sweeping sands of the Middle East through hidden labyrinths under modern-day London, The Mummy brings a surprising intensity and balance of wonder and thrills in an imaginative new take that ushers in a new world of gods and monsters.
It Comes At Night (Horror, Suspense/Thriller, R, Starring Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo) - Secure within a desolate home with his vigilant, protective and heavily armed parents, 17-year-old Travis navigates fear, grief and paranoia amid scarce resources as a desperate young couple seeks refuge in his family home with their young child.Despite the best intentions of both families, paranoia and mistrust boil over as the horrors outside creep ever-closer, awakening something hidden and monstrous within him as he learns that the protection of his family comes at the cost of his soul.
Megan Leavey (Drama, PG-13, Starring Kate Mara, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Edie Falco, Common) - Megan Leavey is based on the true life story of a young marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.