Last week, Jan. 22: “Dirty Grandpa”; “The 5th Wave”

This week, Jan. 29

“Kung Fu Panda 3” (DreamWorks Animation), PG, 95 minutes

About — Continuing his “legendary adventures of awesomeness,” Po faces two threats, one supernatural, one close to home. Stars — Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan. Director — Alessandro Carioni/Jennifer Yuh.

“The Finest Hours” (DreamWorks/Disney), PG-13, 109 minutes

About — The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Stars — Chris Pine, Holliday Grainger, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster. Director — Craig Gillespie.

“Fifty Shades of Black” (Open Road), R, 92 minutes

About — In this comedy, an inexperienced college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship. Stars — Kali Hawk, Marlon Wayans, Jane Seymour, Karli Karissa. Director — Michael Tiddies.

“Jane Got a Gun” (Weinstein Company), R, 98 minutes

About — A woman asks her ex-lover for help in order to save her outlaw husband from a gang out to kill him. Stars — Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Ewan McGregor, Rodrigo Santoro. Director: Gavin O’Connor.

Also: “45 Years”; “Son of Saul”

Next week, Feb. 5

“The Choice”; “The Lady in the Van”; “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”

(Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB,

Home rentals

The latest digital purchases/rentals, by Rentrak:

1. “The Martian”

2. “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation”

3. “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”

4. “Ant-Man”

5. “Hitman: Agent 47”

6. “Hotel Transylvania 2”

7. “Inside Out”

8. “The Intern”

9. “Sicario”

10. “The Perfect Guy”

Other recent favorites: “Kung Fu Panda”; “Elf”; “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

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