“Bad Lucky Goat” / Screencap courtesy YouTube

“Bad Lucky Goat”

Opens Jan. 5.

A picaresque Colombian crowdpleaser not quite like anything else out there, “Bad Lucky Goat” is about a brother and sister who run into a goat with their family’s truck and then run around gathering up cash to fix the truck without telling their parents and avoiding, seemingly, bad lucky via the struck goat. As is often the case with these sorts of mad dash comedies, it’s all about the little things, which here include a reggae/calypso score, the stacking of setpieces and weird-as-hell characters I won’t try to describe, and ultimately a legit heartwarming and lived-in expression of sibling love. “Bad Lucky Goat” feels alive and cranked-up at times, seeming to echo without ever ripping off or stepping on the toes of discursive fiction films like “Touki Bouki,” “The Harder They Come,” “Killer Of Sheep,” “Glue Sniffer,” and even some of those edgy international cinema favorites that got real big accolades like “City Of God,” mixed with something you might stumble upon on Adult Swim early in the morning. The Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave., (410) 752-8083, mdfilmfest.com, $10. (Brandon Soderberg)

The Charles Theatre, 1711 N. Charles St., (410) 727-3464, thecharles.com.

“Call Me By Your Name” (Luca Guadagnino, U.S./Italy, 2017), now playing.

“Darkest Hour” (Joe Wright, U.K., 2017), now playing.

“The Disaster Artist” (James Franco, U.S., 2017), now playing.

“Lady Bird” (Greta Gerwig, U.S., 2017), now playing.

“The Shape Of Water” (Guillermo del Toro, U.S., 2017), now playing.

“The Room” (Tommy Wiseau, U.S., 2003), Jan. 4.

“I, Tonya” (Craig Gillespie, U.S., 2017), opens Jan. 5.

“The Crime of Monsieur Lance” (Jean Renoir, France, 1936), Jan. 6, Jan. 8, Jan. 11.

The Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave., (410) 752-8083, mdfilmfest.com.

“Big Sonia” (Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday, U.S., 2017), now playing

“The Paris Opera” (Jean-Stéphane Bron, France/Switzerland, 2016), now playing.

“Antiporno” (Sion Sono, Japan, 2017), now playing.

“Killing For Love” (Marcus Vetter and Karin Steinberger, Germany, 2017), now playing

“Bad Lucky Goat” (Samir Oliveros, Colombia, 2017), opens Jan. 5.

“The Strange Ones” (Lauren Wolkstein & Christopher Radcliff, U.S., 2017), opens Jan. 5.

Masters of Longform Cinema: “La Belle Noiseuse” (Jacques Rivette, France, 1991), Jan. 7, Jan. 9.

The Senator Theatre, 5904 York Road, (410) 323-4424, senatortheatre.com.

“The Greatest Showman” (Michael Gracey, U.S., 2017), now playing.

“Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle” (Jake Kasdan, U.S., 2017), now playing.

“Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi” (Rian Johnson, U.S., 2017), now playing.

“Molly’s Game” (Aaron Sorkin, U.S., 2017), now playing.

The Windup Space, 12. W. North Ave., (410) 244-8855, thewindupspace.com.

Mondo Baltimore: “The Vineyard” (James Hong, U.S., 1989), Jan. 4.

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