In Our Theaters - Current Reviews
Week of September 23 to September 29
BLAIR WITCH R/Horror/Dir: Adam Wingard (James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid) In this sequel to the classic horror movie, a group of friends and relatives venture into the woods to see if they can find out what happened to the folks that went missing in the first movie.
BRIDGET JONES’S BABY R/Romantic Comedy/Dir: Sharon Maguire (Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent) The further adventure of our heroine Bridget Jones. The scrappy publishing executive in London has more than foggy weather on her mind as a baby enters the picture.
HELL OR HIGH WATER R/Drama/Dir: David Mackenzie (Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, Chris Pine) Two brothers on hard times come up with a daring and illegal scheme to save their family’s ranch from foreclosure. A Texas ranger stands between them and their goal.
INDIGNATION R/Drama/Dir: James Schamus (Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts) Marcus is a brilliant working-class Jewish boy from Newark, New Jersey, who travels on scholarship to a small, conservative college in Ohio, thus exempting him from being drafted into the Korean War. But once there, Marcus’s growing love for a beautiful classmate, and his clashes with the college’s imposing dean, put his and his family’s best laid plans to the ultimate test. Based on a novel by Philip Roth.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN PG-13/Action/Dir: Antoine Fuqua (Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke) Seven rough-and-ready men band together to protect a small Old-West town from a greedy, evil businessman.
PETE’S DRAGON PG/Family/Dir: David Lowery (Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oakes Fegley) A woodcarver delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods nearby. His daughter Grace believes these are just tales, until she meets Pete, a 10-year-old who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie, Grace sets out to investigate if this fantastic claim can be true.
SAUSAGE PARTY R/Animated Comedy/Dirs: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon (Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill) A sausage tries to understand what happens to food when it leaves the grocery store. Learning the truth shocks him and the other comestibles.
SNOWDEN R/Drama/Dir Oliver Stone (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo) The tale of Edward Snowden and his descion to leak NSA secrets to the world. Based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.
STORKS PG/Animated Family/Dirs: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland (Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer) Storks have given up delivering babies and now focus on delivering packages for a large internet company. But when a baby is mistakenly brought into the mix by one of the delivery storks, a new mission for the bird is created.
SUICIDE SQUAD PG-13/Action/Dir: David Ayer (Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie) Secret agency A.R.G.U.S. decides to create a special group to handle black-ops missions. The thing about these soldiers is that they are all supervillains willing to do the jobs for clemency and, of course, the pure unadulterated fun of it all.
SULLY PG-13/Drama/Dir: Clint Eastwood (Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney) On January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed “Sully,” glide his disabled plane onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.