Opening this week

Wednesday

Allied (R) A U.S. officer (Brad Pitt) falls for a French Resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard) during World War II.

Bad Santa 2 (R) Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) teams up with angry sidekick Marcus (Tony Cox) to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

Moana (PG) A girl sets sail for a fabled island along with her hero, the demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson).

Nocturnal Animals (R) An art gallery owner (Amy Adams) is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel , a violent thriller. With Jake Gyllenhaal.

Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) The story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver and the eccentric billionaire they work for. Starring, written by and directed by Warren Beatty.

Friday

Manchester by the Sea (R) A man (Casey Affleck) is forced to take care of his nephew after the teen’s father dies.

Seasons (PG) A documentary examining the history of the seasons, the human and animal.