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Archive: Friday

December 20, 2013

Movie Capsules: 12/20/2013

New this week

American Hustle: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence. (HOR)

Anchorman 2-The Legend Continues: With the 70s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York’s first 24-hour news channel by storm. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence. (HOR, GT9, BIJ)

Kill Your Darlings: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. Rated R for sexual content, language, drug use and brief violence. (ST)

Saving Mr. Banks: Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her novel, Mary Poppins. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements. (HOR, ST)

Walking with Dinosaurs: See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages. Rated PG. (GT9)

Showing locally

Delivery Man: An affable underachiever finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, brief violence and language. (HOR)

Frozen: Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Rated PG for mild rude humor. (GT9, GAR)

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