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Arts & Entertainment

March 7, 2014

Movie Capsules: 03/07/2014

New this week

300 Rise of an Empire: Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. Rated R for strong sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence throughout, a sex scene, nudity and some language. (HOR)

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. Rated PG for some mild action and brief rude humor. (GT9)

The Past: An Iranian man deserts his French wife and two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife’s request for a divorce. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief strong language. (BAY)

Showing locally

12 Years a Slave: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Rated R for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality. (ST)

3 Days to Kill: A dying Secret Service Agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language. (GT9)

American Hustle: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence. (ER, HOR)

Endless Love: The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, brief partial nudity, some language and teen partying. (GT9)

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