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September 6, 2013

Movie Capsules: 09/06/2013

New this week

Riddick: Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past. Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity. (HOR)

Showing locally

2 Guns: A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance. Rated R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity. (HOR)

Blue Jasmine: A life crisis causes a vapid and narcissistic socialite to head to San Francisco, where she tries to reconnect with her sister. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, language and sexual content. (ST)

Despicable Me 2: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Rated PG for rude humor and mild action. (GT9)

Elysium: Set in the year 2154, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth, a man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds. Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout. (HOR)

Getaway: Former race-car driver Brent Magna is pitted against the clock when his wife is kidnapped by a mysterious villain. Rated PG-13 for intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures, and language. (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 for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking. (GAR, HOR, BAY)

One Direction - This is Us: A look at Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, and Harry’s meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London’s famed O2 Arena. Rated PG for mild language. (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 to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising. Rated PG for fantasy action violence, some scary images and mild language. (GT9)

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