Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 3, 2014

Movie Capsules: 01/03/2014

New this week

Paranormal Activity - The Marked Ones: After being “marked,” Jesse begins to be pursued by mysterious forces while his family and friends try to save him. Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, graphic nudity and some drug use. (HOR)

Showing locally

47 Ronin: A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun. Rated PG-13. (HOR)

American Hustle: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. Rated R. (HOR)

Anchorman 2-The Legend Continues: With the 70s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York’s first 24-hour news channel. Rated PG-13. (HOR, GAR, GT9, BIJ)

Frozen: Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa. Rated PG. (GT9, ER)

Grudge Match: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout — 30 years after their last match. Rated PG-13. (HOR)

Justin Bieber’s Believe: A backstage and on-stage look at Justin Bieber during his rise to super stardom. Rated PG. (GT9)

Saving Mr. Banks: Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her novel, Mary Poppins. Rated PG-13. (HOR, ST)

The Hobbit-The Desolation of Smaug: The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor. Rated PG-13. (HOR, GT9, BAY)

The Hunger Games - Catching Fire: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion. Rated PG-13. (HOR)

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