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Life

May 2, 2014

Movie Capsules: 05/02/2014

New this week

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting his life. Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence. (BAY, GT9, HOR)

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, ER)

Draft Day: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams. Rated PG-13 on appeal for brief strong language and sexual references. (HOR)

God’s Not Dead: College student Josh Wheaton’s faith is challenged by his philosophy professor, who believes God does not exist. Rated PG for thematic material, brief violence and an accident scene. (HOR)

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