“PIXELS”: When aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games, they misinterpret the games as a declaration of war. The aliens attack Earth, using the decades-old video games as a model for their assaults. President Will Cooper (Kevin James), calls upon his video arcade pals from childhood — Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler), Ludlow Lamonsoff (Josh Gad) and Eddie “The Fire Blaster” Plant (Peter Dinklage) — to help save the world from “PAC-MAN,” “Donkey Kong,” “Galaga,” “Centipede” and “Space Invaders.”
“PAPER TOWNS”: Adapted from the best-selling novel by author John Green (“The Fault in Our Stars”), “Paper Towns” is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin (Nat Wolff) and his enigmatic, mystery-loving neighbor, Margo (Cara Delevingne). After Margo takes Quentin on an all-night adventure, she disappears.
“SOUTHPAW”: Directed by Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day,” “The Replacement Killers”), “Southpaw” features Jake Gyllenhaal as boxing champ Billy “The Great” Hope. Rachel McAdams co-stars as Hope’s wife; actor-rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson portrays the champ’s soon to be ex-manager; and Oscar winner Forest Whitaker plays the retired fighter who helps the struggling Hope.
“ALLELUIA”: In this French language horror-love story, an online meeting between Michel (Laurent Lucas) and the introverted Gloria (Lola Dueñas) leads to a whirlwind one-night stand. Gloria later volunteers to be Michel’s accomplice in crime, and the unhinged lovers embark on a deadly odyssey of sex, jealousy and forays into the dark arts. Showing at 9 p.m. Friday, through Thursday , at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
“15 TO LIFE: KENNETH’S STORY”: A documentary about Kenneth Young, who, at 15, was sentenced to four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. Showing at 6 p.m. Monday at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
“DEAF PEOPLE IN HAVANA”: A documentary about the deaf citizens of Cuba. Showing at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.