Movies opening this week

Wednesday

Assassin’s Creed (PG-13) A fantasy-adventure in which Michael Fassbender discovers that he’s descended from the secret Assassins Society.

Passengers (PG-13) When their spaceship malfunctions, two people (Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt) traveling to a distant planet are awakened 90 years early.

Sing (PG) An animated feature about a koala who stages an animal singing competition.

Friday

Elle (R) Isabelle Huppert stars in a dramatic thriller about a woman trying to track down the man who raped her.

Jackie (R) Natalie Portman plays former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in a drama focusing on how she dealt with her husband’s assassination.

Why Him? (R) A comedy about a rivalry between a man (Bryan Cranston) and his daughter’s new rich boyfriend (James Franco).

next Sunday

Fences (PG-13) Denzel Washington directed and stars in an adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer-winning play.

Lion (PG-13) Adopted by an Australian family as a boy, a man returns to India to search for his birth parents.