Traverse City Record-Eagle

February 15, 2013

Movie Capsules: 02/15/2013


Traverse City Record-Eagle

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Escape from Planet Earth: Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet. Rated PG for action and some mild rude humor. (GT9)

Beautiful Creatures: Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town. Rated PG-13 for violence, scary images and some sexual material. (GT9)

Hyde Park on Hudson: The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York. Rated R for brief sexuality. (ER)

Safe Haven: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina, where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her. Rated PG-13 for sexual situations, language, violence. (GT9)

A Good Day to Die Hard: John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces. Rated R for language and violence. (HOR)

Amour: Georges and Anne are in their 80s. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke. The couple’s bond of love is severely tested. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including a disturbing act, and for brief language. (HOR)

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), Cherry Bowl Drive-In (CB) and The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay (BAY)