Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archive: Friday

April 5, 2013

Movie Capsules: 04/05/2013

New this week

Evil Dead: Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival. Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language. (HOR)

Tattoo Nation: A documentary that follows three pioneers — Charlie Cartwright, Jack Rudy and Freddy Negrete —who revolutionized the world of tattooing. Not rated. (HOR)

Showing locally

Admission: A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption. Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual material. (GT9)

Django Unchained: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. Rated R for strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity. (ST)

GI Joe Retaliation: The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of combat violence and martial arts action throughout, and for brief sensuality and language. (HOR)

Identity Thief: Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity. Rated R for sexual content and language. (GT9)

Jack and the Giant Slayer: A young farmhand gets swept into the realm of legend when he must defend his land from a seemingly unstoppable force of giant warriors. Rated PG-13 for intense scenes of fantasy action, some frightening images and brief language. (GT9)

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