Traverse City Record-Eagle

Arts & Entertainment

April 11, 2014

Movie Capsules: 04/11/2014

New this week

Draft Day: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams. Rated PG-13 on appeal for brief strong language and sexual references. (HOR)

Le Week-End: A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage. Rated R for language and some sexual content. (BAY)

Oculus: A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon. Rated R for terror, violence, some disturbing images and brief language. (HOR)

Rio 2: It’s a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they’re hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law. Rated G. (GT9)

Sweet Dreams: A remarkable group of Rwandan women defies the devastation of the genocide to form the country’s first all-female drumming troupe and open the country’s first ice cream shop. Not Rated. (BAY)

The Grandmaster: The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. Rated PG-13 for violence, some smoking, brief drug use and language. (BIJ)

Showing locally

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)

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