Movies opening this week

Tuesday

If Beale Street Could Talk (R) A pregnant woman scrambles to prove that her fiancé is innocent of a crime. Based on a novel by James Baldwin and directed by Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”).

Holmes and Watson (PG-13) A humorous take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries, with Will Ferrell as Sherlock Holmes and John C. Reilly as John Watson.

On the Basis of Sex (PG-13) The story of the journey that Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) took to the U.S. Supreme Court. With Armie Hammer as her husband, Martin.

Vice (R) Unassuming Washington insider Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) quietly wields immense power as vice president to George W. Bush (Sam Rockwell).

Friday

Time for Ilhan (not rated) A documentary following the congressional campaign of Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar.