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Friday’s opening redux: Bowie as the Goblin King


So, our movie-viewing choices for the coming week aren't as limited as they first appeared. Here, besides "Avengers" Infinity War," are Friday's opening mainstream movies:

"You Were Never Really Here": Joaquin Phoenix stars as a traumatized veteran whose obsession, and way of making a living, comes from tracking down missing girls. One description calls it " 'Taxi Driver' for a new century." Talk about being an avenger …

"Lean on Pete": During his summer job as a horse wrangler, a teenager forges a relationship with an aging racehorse.

"Foxtrot": Following an incident at a desolate army post, a family is forced to confront its own dysfunction. In Hebrew with English subtitles.

"Labyrinth": Jim Henson's 1986 film (starring David Bowie and a 16-year-old Jennifer Connelly) follows a girl attempting to solve a puzzle that will allow her to save her baby brother from the Goblin King. Showing only at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Regal's Riverstone Stadium in Coeur d'Alene, and at 7 p.m. May 1 and 2 at Riverstone Stadium and AMC River Park Square.

That's it for the moment. I'll update as needed.

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