“INTERSTELLAR”: When the Earth can no longer sustain human life, a team of explorers embarks on a space trek beyond the galaxy. They hope to find another home for mankind. “Interstellar,” directed and co-written by “Batman” trilogy filmmaker Christopher Nolan, stars A-listers Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain.
“BIG HERO 6”: In this computer-animated action-adventure-comedy from Disney, robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada drafts his closest friend, Baymax the robot, to help solve a mystery in the futuristic city of Fransokyo.
“LAGGIES”: Having spent her twenties comfortably inert, 28-year-old Megan (Keira Knightley) reaches a crisis. She’s an adult with no career prospects and no motivation to pursue such a thing. Unwilling to grow up, Megan goes into hiding with her new friend, 16-year-old Annika (Chloë Grace Moretz).
“THE LOOKALIKE”: Drug lord William Spinks is obsessed with Sadie Hill. After Sadie’s death jeopardizes a drug deal, Spinks searches for a look-alike. Starring Gillian Jacobs and Justin Long. Showing at Chalmette Movies.
“ONE CHANCE”: Paul Potts, a shy shop assistant by day and amateur opera singer by night, becomes a YouTube sensation after Simon Cowell chooses him for “Britain’s Got Talent.” Julie Walters and Colm Meaney star. Showing at Chalmette Movies.
“THE CANAL”: In this suspense thriller from Ireland, film archivist David (Rupert Evans) suspects that his wife (Hannah Hoekstra) is having an affair. David’s stress grows when a co-worker gives him a reel of film that reveals a murder took place in his house in 1902. David later suspects he shares the house with an otherworldly presence. Showing at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.
“ETERNITY: THE MOVIE”: Todd Lucas, a talented young rhythm-and-blues musician, moves to Los Angeles in hopes of making it big. Unfortunately, it’s 1985, a time when synthesizer riffs, pop-power ballads and bad fashion dominate the L.A. scene. Showing at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Thursday at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.