New films opening this week

November 2, 2016 GMT

HACKSAW RIDGE: Mel Gibson’s first outing as a director since 2006′s “Apocalypto” tells the true story of an American soldier (Andrew Garfield) who saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun during one of World War II’s bloodiest battles - emphasis on the bloody. (R)

DOCTOR STRANGE: The Marvel Comics Universe takes a step into fantasy with this first installment in the adventures of the Greenwich Village neurosurgeon (Benedict Cumberbatch) who defends our realm from otherworldly evil. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams and Tilda Swinton co-star for director Scott Derrickson (“Sinister,” “Deliver Us from Evil”). (PG-13)

MOONLIGHT: Writer-director Barry Jenkins’ made-in-Miami drama tells three chapters in the life of a young man growing up and struggling with his sexuality. (R)

TROLLS: Two bickering trolls (voiced by Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake) go on a journey together in hopes of saving their village from destruction. (PG)