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Arts & Entertainment

October 18, 2013

Movie Capsules: 10/18/2013

New this week

20 Feet From Stardom: Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we’ve had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now. Rated PG-13 for some strong language and sexual material. (BAY)

Carrie: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Rated R for bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content. (GT9)

Enough Said: A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she’s interested in learns he’s her new friend’s ex-husband. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, comic violence, language and partial nudity. (ST)

Escape Plan: When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. Rated R for violence and language throughout. (HOR)

Instructions Not Included: A man who has made a new life for himself and the daughter left on his doorstep 6 years ago finds his family threatened when the birth mother resurfaces. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, thematic elements and language. (ER, GAR)

The Fifth Estate: A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization. Rated R for language and some violence. (HOR)

Showing locally

Captain Phillips: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG-13 for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use. (GT9)

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