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More New Films: These films are opening on March 9 in Pittsburgh

click to enlarge A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time

BREAKING BALLS. John Vourlis’ new documentary follows three colorful figures as they compete in Cleveland’s Challenge Cup of Bocce tournament. The somewhat leisurely game — in which balls are rolled into proximity to others — is popular in Italian-American communities, and can take the form of a casual afternoon among friends or a fierce competition. The film, which was a hit at the 2017 Cleveland International Film Festival, plays here for one week.

CURED. David Freyne directs this horror thriller about a society that stopped the disease that creates zombies, but that must now deal with infected. Ellen Page and Sam Keeley star. Starts Fri., March 9. Harris.

GRINGO. Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo star in Nash Edgerton’s crime comedy about a guy caught up in high-level drug smuggling and maybe some black-ops actions as well. Starts Fri., March 9

click to enlarge The Strangers: Prey at Night
The Strangers: Prey at Night

THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT. Looks like sleeping over at that deserted trailer park wasn’t such a great idea: A family is menaced by masked psychopaths. Johannes Roberts directs this horror thriller. Starts Fri., March 9

THOROUGHBREDS. In writer-director Cory Finley’s drama, two teenage girls, one quite troubled, in a wealthy suburb turn to disturbing methods to solve a problem. Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke and Anton Yelchin star. Starts Fri., March 9. AMC Loews Waterfront

A WRINKLE IN TIME. Ava DuVernay (Selma) directs this big-screen adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel, in which three teens go through space to find their lost father. Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon star. In 3-D, in select locations. Starts Fri., March 9

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