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Archive: Friday

January 17, 2014

Movie Capsules: 01/17/2014

New this week

Devil’s Due: After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin. Rated R for language and some bloody images. (HOR)

Jack Ryan - Shadow Recruit: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language. (HOR)

Ride Along: Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James’ sister. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language. (HOR)

The Nut Job: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - Maury’s Nut Store. Rated PG for mild action and rude humor. (GT9)

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. (ER)

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, BAY, BIJ)

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