Rhymes with Iraq. KU film professor Kevin Willmott co-wrote the screenplay with director Spike Lee, transplanting Aristophanes’ ancient Greek play Lysistrata — about women withholding sex from their men to bring an end to war —to present-day, gang-ridden Chicago. Rated R. Time: 1:58.
Opens at 7 p.m. Thursday
Adam Scott and Toni Collette are the parents of a little boy who accidentally summons a Christmas demon to their home. Because even the holidays can use a little horror. Bonus: KC Big Slick celeb David Koechner plays a nasty relative who gets dragged through the snow. Rated PG-13. Time: 1:38.