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Arts & Entertainment

October 11, 2013

Movie Capsules: 10/11/2013

New this week

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)

Inequality for All: A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap. Rated PG for thematic elements, some violence, language and smoking images. (ST)

Machete Kills: The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space. Rated R For strong bloody violence throughout, language and some sexual content. (HOR)

The Triumph: A documentary film about a woman from a tiny village in Bosnia-Herzegovina with a warning to the world and a message of hope. Not rated. (ER)

Showing locally

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Rated PG for mild rude humor. (GAR, GT9)

Despicable Me 2: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Rated PG for rude humor and mild action. (GT9)

Grace Unplugged: Grace Trey is the ideal Christian teen who is also a phenomenal singer. But at the tender age of eighteen, after she gets the music break of a lifetime and is thrust into the “real world” - her faith is put to the test. Rated PG for thematic elements and brief teen drinking. (HOR)

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