Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 21, 2013

Movie Capsules: 06/21/2013


Traverse City Record-Eagle

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Monsters University: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends. Rated G. (GT9)

World War Z: United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. Rated PG-13 for intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images. (HOR)

Showing locally

Before Midnight: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna. Rated R for sexual content/nudity and language. (ST)

Epic: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and evil is taking place. Rated PG. (ER, GT9, CB)

Fast & Furious 6: Agent Hobbs has Dom and Brian reassemble their crew in order to take down a mastermind who commands an international organization of mercenary drivers. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action and mayhem, some sexuality and language. (HOR, CB)

Iron Man 3: When Tony Stark’s world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content. (GT9)

Man of Steel: A young journalist is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language. (HOR, GT9)

Now You See Me: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. Rated PG-13 for language, some action and sexual content. (HOR, GT9)

Star Trek Into Darkness: After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence. (GAR, HOR, ER)

The Internship: Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment. Rated PG-13 for sexuality, some crude humor, partying and language. (GT9)

The Purge: A family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized. Rated R for strong disturbing violence and some language. (HOR)

The Sapphires: It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam. Rated PG-13 for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking. (BAY)

This is the End: While attending a party at James Franco’s house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse. Rated R for crude and sexual content throughout, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, drug use and some violence. (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), the Cherry Bowl Drive-In (CB) and The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay (BAY).