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Arts & Entertainment

July 11, 2014

Movie Capsules: 07/11/2014

New this week

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language. (HOR, BAY, CB)

Showing locally

22 Jump Street: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity and some violence. (HOR)

America: A story that imagines that the United States lost the Revolutionary War and therefore never existed. Rated PG-13 for violent images. (HOR)

Chef: A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. Rated R for language, including some suggestive references. (ST )

Deliver Us from Evil: NY police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city. Rated R for bloody violence, grisly images, terror throughout, and language. (HOR)

Earth to Echo: After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help. Rated PG for some action and peril, and mild language. (GT9)

How to Train Your Dragon 2: When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor. (GT9, BIJ, CB)

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