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August 23, 2013

Movie Capsules: 08/23/2013

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Kick-Ass 2: The costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Rated R. (HOR)

Lee Daniels’ The Butler: An African-American’s eyewitness accounts of notable events of the 20th century during his tenure as a White House butler. Rated PG-13. (HOR, BAY)

Paranoia: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price. Rated PG-13. (GT9)

Percy Jackson - Sea of Monsters:In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest. Rated PG. (GT9)

Planes: Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. Rated PGr. (GT9)

The Conjuring: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family. Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror. (HOR)

The Heat: Uptight FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn is paired with testy Boston cop Shannon Mullins in order to take down a ruthless drug lord. The hitch: neither woman has ever had a partner — or a friend for that matter. Rated R. (GT9)

The Smurfs 2: The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer’s newest creation — creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. Rated PG. (GT9)

The Way Way Back: Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend’s daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. Rated PG-13. (GAR)

The Wolverine: Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. Rated PG-13. (HOR)

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