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Archive: Friday

November 22, 2013

Movie Capsules: 11/22/2013

New this week

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 thematic elements, sexual content, some drug material, brief violence and language. (HOR)

The Hunger Games - Catching Fire: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language. (GT9, HOR)

Showing locally

12 Years a Slave: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Rated R for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality. (ST, BAY)

About Time: At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. Rated R for language and some sexual content. (GT9)

Captain Phillips: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG-13 for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use. (GT9, ER)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Rated PG for mild rude humor. (GT9)

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