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Updated: March 23, 2013 6:06AM



New movies

Dark Skies

Critic’s rating: Not reviewed

Rated: PG-13 for violence,
language, drug content, sexual material and terror.

Length: 1 hr., 35 min.

Stars: Keri Russell, Dakota Goy and Josh Hamilton.

This supernatural thriller follows a young family living in the suburbs.

Snitch

Critic’s rating: 3 stars

Rated: PG-13 for violence and drug content.

Length: 1 hr., 35 min.

Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon and Michael Kenneth Williams.

A man makes a deal with the U.S. attorney to work as an undercover informant and infiltrate a drug cartel on a dangerous mission.

Ongoing movies

A Good Day
to Die Hard

Critic’s rating: 1½ stars

Rated: R for violence and language.

Length: 1 hr., 38 min.

Stars: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch, Yulia Snigir and Cole Hauser.

New York City cop arrives in Moscow to track down his estranged son.

Safe Haven

Critic’s rating: 2 stars

Rated: PG-13 for threatening behavior, violence and sexuality.

Length: 1 hr., 55 min.

Stars: Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough, David Lyons, Cobie Smulders and Noah Lomax.

When a mysterious young woman arrives in a small town, her reluctance to join the tight-knit community raises questions about her past.

Beautiful Creatures

Critic’s rating: 2½ stars

Rated: PG-13 for violence, scary images and sexuality.

Length: 1 hr., 26 min.

Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert, Emma Thompson, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum and Jeremy Irons.

A supernatural love story set in the South tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers: a young man longing to escape his small town, and a mysterious new girl.

Escape from Planet Earth 3-D

Critic’s rating: Not reviewed

Rated: PG for action and rude humor.

Length: 1 hr., 29 min.

Stars: Rob Corddry, Brendan Fraser and Sarah Jessica Parker.

This family movie takes place on planet Baab where admired astronaut Scorch Supernova is a national hero to the blue alien population.

Identity Thief

Critic’s rating: 2 stars

Rated: R for sexuality and language.

Length: 1 hr., 51 min.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, Tip “T.I.” Harris and Génesis Rodríguez.

A woman has a luxurious lifestyle as the queen of retail, buying whatever strikes her fancy — and it’s all free, thanks to a guy from Denver whose identity she stole.

Side Effects

Critic’s rating: 3½ stars

Rated: R for sexuality, nudity, violence and language.

Length: 1 hr., 45 min.

Stars: Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Channing Tatum, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mamie Gummer and Vinessa Shaw.

A couple’s world unravels when a new drug prescribed by a psychiatrist has
unexpected side effects.

Warm Bodies

Critic’s rating: 3½ stars

Rated: PG-13 for violence and language.

Length: 1 hr., 37 min.

Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Rob Corddry, John Malkovich, Dave Franco and Analeigh Tipton.

After a zombie epidemic, a highly unusual zombie encounters a human survivor and rescues her from a zombie attack.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Critic’s rating: Not reviewed

Rated: R for violence, sexuality/nudity and language.

Length: 1 hr., 28 min.

Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare and Ingrid Bolsø Berdal.

Fifteen years after Hansel and Gretel defeated the wicked witch, the siblings have come of age as skilled bounty hunters.

Bullet to the Head

Critic’s rating: 2 stars

Rated: R for violence, bloody images, language, nudity and drug use.

Length: 1 hr., 31 min.

Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Kang Sung, Sarah Shahi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christian Slater and Jason Momoa.

The deaths of their partners bring a cop and a hit man together.

Parker

Critic’s rating: 1½ stars

Rated: R for violence, language, sexuality and nudity.

Length: 1 hr., 58 min.

Stars: Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Clifton Collins Jr., Wendell Pierce, Michael Chiklis and Nick Nolte.

Parker is a professional thief whose crew double crosses him.

Mama

Critic’s rating: 3 stars

Rated: PG-13 for violence.

Length: 1 hr., 40 min.

Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Jessica Chastain.

Two sisters vanish in the woods and are found five years later in a cabin. Their uncle and his girlfriend are thwarted at their attempts to reintroduce the children to a normal life.

Zero Dark Thirty

Critic’s rating: 3 stars

Rated: R for violence, language and disturbing images.

Length: 2 hr., 37 min.

Stars: Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain, Edgar Ramirez and Kyle Chandler.

An elite group of intelligence and military operatives devotes itself to finding Osama bin Laden.

Les Misérables

Critic’s rating: 2½ stars

Rated: PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements.

Length: 2 hr., 38 min.

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Samantha Barks, Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter.

A story of broken dreams and love, passion, sacrifice and redemption — a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.



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