In Our Theaters - Current Reviews
Week of April 29 to May 5
BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE PG-13/Action/Dir: Zack Snyder (Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams) Batman has not forgiven Superman for destroying so much of Metropolis in his epic battle with General Zod. As Batman sets out to punish Superman, Lex Luthor sets out to destroy Metropolis with his newest creation.
THE BOSS R/Comedy/Dir: Ben Falcone (Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage) Tycoon Michelle Darnell is busted for insider trading. When she gets out of jail her world is upside down. Her mission is to scrape her way back to the top of the heap.
CRIMINAL R/Action/Dir: Ariel Vromen (Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot) The CIA take the thoughts, memories and skills of a dead operative and through advanced techniques implant them in an ex-con. His new mission – save the world.
EYE IN THE SKY R/Drama/Dir: Gavin Hood (Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman) Katherine Powell is a military officer in command of a top-secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” But as her pilot is about to engage, a nine-year-old girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.
THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR PG-13/Fantasy/ Dir: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan (Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Charlize Theron) A strange twist to the tale of Snow White finds the Huntsman who was to kill her in the original tale becoming her super-warrior protector. Lots of magic and medieval fighting round out the show.
THE JUNGLE BOOK PG/Family/Dir: Jon Favreau (Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o) A remake and tribute to the 1967 classic animated movie from Disney. This current version is live action with impressive CGI animals. Mowgli is the human child living in the Indian jungle with wild animals. Some are friends, some are not. Mowgli must grow up and find his own place in this world.
MARGUERITE R/Dramatic Comedy/Dir: Xavier Giannoli (Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Michel Fau) The year is 1921 and outside Paris it is party day at Marguerite Dumont’s castle. Marguerite sings. She sings wholeheartedly, but she sings terribly out of tune. Marguerite has been living her passion in her own bubble, and the hypocrite audience, always coming in for a good laugh, acts as if she were the diva she believes she is. When a young, provocative journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, this gives her the courage she needs to follow her dream. Despite her husband’s reluctance, and with the help of a has-been divo, both funny and mean, she decides to train for her first recital in front of a crowd of complete strangers.
MOTHER’S DAY PG-13/Comedy/Dir: Garry Marshall (Anya Kochoff, Tom Hines, Lily Hollander) The intertwined stories of three women: a divorcee looking for a new relationship; a TV celebrity that is re-connected with a daughter she has not seen in years; and a young woman who wants to get closer to her own mother.
MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 PG-13/Romantic Comedy/Dir: Kirk Jones (Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine) There is a secret in the Portokalos family and the characters from the first movie are back and ready to celebrate an even bigger wedding.
RATCHET & CLANK PG/Animated Family/Dirs: Kevin Munroe, Jericca Cleland (James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward) One of the great games from Sony’s Playstation gaming system get their own movie. Ratchet is a Lombax (racoon-like humanoid) Clank is is robot side-kick. Together they need to save the universe from bad aliens and inept bureaucrats.
ZOOTOPIA PG/Animated Comedy/Dirs: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush (Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba) A cute bunny cop and a wily fox con artist are out to stop a conspiracy in their animal kingdom.