Traverse City Record-Eagle

Arts & Entertainment

April 12, 2013

Movie Capsules: 04/12/2013

New this week

42: The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including language. (HOR)

Scary Movie 5: A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts, they learn they’re being stalked by a nefarious demon. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language, some drug material, partial nudity, comic violence and gore. (GT-9)

Showing locally

Admission: A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption. Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual material. (GT9)

Barbara: A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital. Rated PG-13 for some sexual material, thematic elements and smoking. (SB-The Bay Film Series)

Django Unchained: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. Rated R for strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity. (ST)

Evil Dead: Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival. Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language. (HOR)

GI Joe Retaliation: The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of combat violence and martial arts action throughout, and for brief sensuality and language. (HOR)

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