Traverse City Record-Eagle

Arts & Entertainment

May 9, 2014

Movie Capsules: 05/09/2014

New this week

Legends of Oz - Dorothy’s Return: Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Rated PG for some scary images and mild peril. (GT9)

Mom’s Night Out: All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and fun - a long-needed moms’ night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for a few hours ... what could go wrong? Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some action. (HOR)

Neighbors: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house. Rated R for pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and drug use throughout. (GT9)

Showing locally

Bears: A documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Rated G. (GT9)

Brick Mansions: An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that’s surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city. Rated PG-13 for frenetic gunplay, violence and action throughout, language, sexual menace and drug material. (HOR)

Captain America-The Winter Soldier: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout. (GT9)

Divergent: In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. Rated PG-13 for intense violence and action, thematic elements and some sensuality. (BIJ, GT9)

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