Nymphomaniac: Volume 2

Taken in by an older bachelor after being beaten and left in an alley, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac continues recounting her life story. With Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Stacy Martin and Shia LaBeouf. Written and directed by Lars von Trier. Magnolia Pictures

Oculus

A woman tries to exonerate her brother, recently released from a juvenile mental institution, for the murder of their parents by proving that they were killed by an antique mirror. With Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites and Rory Cochrane. Written by Mike Flanagan and Jeff Howard. Directed by Flanagan. Relativity Media

Redwood Highway

Estranged from her family and unsatisfied with her life in a retirement community in Oregon, an elderly woman treks 80 miles on foot to the coast to attend her granddaughter's wedding as an unexpected guest. With Shirley Knight and Tom Skerritt. Written by Gary Lundgren and James Twyman. Directed by Lundgren. Monterey Media

Transcendence

When a scientist researching artificial intelligence is mortally wounded by anti-technology extremists, his wife and best friend upload his consciousness online, but his thirst for knowledge evolves into a relentless quest for power. With Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall and Kate Mara. Written by Jack Paglen. Directed by Wally Pfister. Warner Bros. Pictures

April 25

Blue Ruin

After learning the man who murdered his parents is being released from prison, a Virginia drifter sets out for vengeance but gets in over his head. With Macon Blair, Devin Ratray and Amy Hargreaves. Written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier. Radius-TWC

Chinese Puzzle

A heartsick Parisian writer follows the mother of his two children to New York City to be near his kids in this sequel to "L'Augerge Espagnole" and "Russian Dolls." With Romain Duris, Audrey Tatou, Cecile De France and Kelly Reilly. Written and directed by Cedric Klapisch. In English and French, with English subtitles. Cohen Media Group

Earth to Echo

After a construction project begins in their neighborhood, three boys begin to receive strange coded messages on their cellphones, and their investigation brings them into contact with an extraterrestrial who needs their help. With Teo Halm, Brian "Astro" Bradley and Reese Hartwig. Written by Henry Gayden. Directed by Dave Green. Relativity Media

Locke

Over the course of an evening, a construction manager juggles major personal and professional challenges from the front seat of his car. With Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson and Olivia Colman. Written and directed by Steven Knight. A24

The Machine

Two computer programmers fall in love while creating the world's first self-aware artificial intelligence, but things take a disastrous turn when the British government commandeers their creation and weaponizes it. With Toby Stephens, Caity Lotz and Denis Lawson. Written and directed by Caradog W. James. XLrator Media

The Other Woman