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ALPHA. 3 stars. Old-fashioned adventure yarn with new-fangled special effects. A young man (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is left for dead on a prehistoric buffalo hunt, and must cross dangerous lands to find his home, with the help of a wounded wolf he meets along the way. In IMAX 3D. Directed by Albert Hughes. 1 hr. 36 PG-13 (violence) – Gary Thompson

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Dan Fogelman examines emotional highs, lows in ‘Life Itself’

It took Dan Fogelman more than a dozen years working on scripts for animated productions ("Bolt," "Tangled") and TV shows ("The Neighbors"), but two years ago, all the elements came together with the NBC series "This Is Us." The story of a trio of siblings and their parents often basks in the melodramatic, gets immersed in a sea of schmaltz and blatantly grabs for every heartstring possible, but that has not stopped it from being a monster hit.

Captain Marvel official trailer

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.