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August 16, 2013

Movie Capsules: 08/16/2013

New this week

Jobs: The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century. Rated PG-13 for some drug content and brief strong language. (HOR)

Kick-Ass 2: The costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Meanwhile, the Red Mist plots an act of revenge that will affect everyone Kick-Ass knows. Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content, and brief nudity. (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. (HOR, BAY)

Paranoia: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss’s old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage. Rated PG-13 for some sexuality, violence and language. (GT9)

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: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent. Rated R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity. (HOR)

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)

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