Traverse City Record-Eagle

Arts & Entertainment

June 6, 2014

Movie Capsules: 06/06/2014

New this week

Edge of Tomorrow: A soldier fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle, though he becomes better skilled along the way. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material. (HOR)

The Fault in Our Stars: Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some sexuality and brief strong language. (GT9)

Showing locally

A Million Ways to Die in the West: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival. Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug material. (HOR)

Blended: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and language. (GT9)

Captain American-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. (CB, ER)

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. (BAY, ST)

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