New movies for Sept. 17-23, 2015 _lowres

Photo by JASIN BOLAND – Jack Gyllenhaal stars in the mountain-climbing drama ‘Everest.’

“BLACK MASS”: In 1970s South Boston, an FBI agent persuades Irish mobster Whitey Bulger to collaborate with the agency for the purpose of taking down the Italian mob. Meanwhile, Bulger has his own agenda. He evades the law, consolidates his power and becomes one of the most ruthless gangsters in Boston history. Johnny Depp stars.

“CAPTIVE”: Based on a true story, “Captive” is about man on the run who, desperate to make contact with his newborn son, takes a recovering meth addict hostage in her apartment. David Oyelowo and Kate Mara star. Showing at AMC Elmwood Palace 20.

“COOTIES”: After bad cafeteria food turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers bands together to escape the playground slaughter. Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson and Alison Pill play teachers afraid of their students.

“EVEREST”: Featuring an all-star ensemble cast, “Everest” dramatizes the journey of two climbing expeditions trying to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain. The teams encounter one of the fiercest snowstorms ever recorded. Cast includes Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal.

“GRANDMA”: Lily Tomlin and Julia Garner play a grandmother and granddaughter respectively who spend a day asking old friends and flames for a $600 loan.

“MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS”: In the latest chapter of the “Maze Runner” series, Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet — searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization WCKD.

“A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY”: Showing at 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Indywood Cinema, 4210 St. Claude Ave.