OPENING FRIDAY

 

"Cold War”: A-

(R for some sexual content, nudity and language) In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. In Polish, French, German, Russian, Italian and Croatian with subtitles. Nominated for three Academy Awards. 1 hour, 29 minutes.

Capitol Theatre, Cedar Lee, Chagrin Cinemas, Valley View 24

 

"Destroyer”: C

(R for language, violence, some sexual content and brief drug use) A police detective (Nicole Kidman) reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace. 2 hours.

Chagrin Cinemas, Tower City

 

"The Gandhi Murder”:

(Not rated) Three police officers in different parts of India obtain intelligence about a plot to assassinate Mahatma Gandhi. 2 hour, 18 minutes. No reviews at press time.

Valley View 24

 

"Miss Bala”:

(PG-13 for sequences of gun violence, sexual and drug content and language) Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness and strength. 1 hour, 44 minutes. No reviews at press time.

Cinemark Aurora 10, Cinemark Portage Crossing, Kent Plaza, Macedonia Cinemark 15, Massillon 12, Montrose 12, Regal Medina Stadium 16, Tinseltown USA, Tower City, Valley View 24

 

"Piercing": B-

(R for aberrant violent and sexual content, nudity and language) A man kisses his wife and baby goodbye and seemingly heads away on business, with a plan to check into a hotel, call an escort service and kill an unsuspecting prostitute. 1 hour, 21 minutes.

Tower City

 

"They Shall Not Grow Old": A

(R for disturbing war images) Peter Jackson directed this documentary, an homage to the British troops of World War I with never-before-seen-footage of soldiers as they faced the fear and uncertainty of frontline battle in Belgium (digitally remastered and now in color). 1 hour, 39 minutes.

Cinemark Portage Crossing, Cinemark Strongsville, Interstate Park 18, Valley View 24