Luc Besson joins the group of filmmakers exploiting the "me, too" movement by exploring the world of a woman intelligence operative. That and two other mainstream efforts mark Friday's menu of movie openings (according to the national release schedule).
The main trio of openings is as follows:
"Anna": Besson gives us the title character, a dangerous government assassin. Oh, and of course, she's a knockout — in every sense of the word.
"Child's Play": They aren't even pretending to be doing remakes. They're just retreading the same material, this one about a murderous doll named Chucky (voiced by Mark Hamill) who just wants to, uh, play.
"Toy Story 4": Of course, some film franchises do prove delightful, as should this fourth in the series about a group of toys who face adventures and overcome obstacles — this time with a new friend named Forky.
As always, I'll update when area theaters finalize their bookings.