Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 19, 2013

Movie Capsules: 04/19/2013


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — New this week

5 Broken Cameras: A documentary on a Palestinian farmer’s chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. Not rated. (ST)

The Place Beyond the Pines: A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop. Rated R. (SB)

Showing locally

42: The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Rated PG-13. (HOR, GAR)

Admission: A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago. Rated PG-13. (GT9)

Evil Dead: Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. Rated R. (HOR)

GI Joe Retaliation: The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Rated PG-13. (HOR)

Identity Thief: Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity. Rated R. (GT9)

Jurassic Park 3D: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. Rated PG-13. (GT9)

Olympus Has Fallen: Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; Banning works with national security to rescue the president from his kidnappers. Rated R. (HOR)

Oz the Great and Powerful: A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. Rated PG. (GT9, ER)

Scary Movie 5: A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance, they learn they’re being stalked by a nefarious demon. Rated PG-13. (GT-9)

The Call: When veteran 911 operator Jordan Turner receives a call from a girl who has been abducted, she soon realizes that she must confront a killer from her past. Rated R. (HOR)

The Croods: The world’s very first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world. Rated PG. (ER, GT9)

The Host: When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. Rated PG-13. (GT-9)

Information is based on data available at press time from Traverse City area Carmike theaters (GT9, HOR), the State Theatre (ST), the Garden Theatre in Frankfort (GAR), the Elk Rapids Cinema (ER)and The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay (BAY)