New Movies In Theaters (5/27)

27 May, 2016 at 6:11 am

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” (PG)

Alice travels back in time to find the young Mad Hatter and save him from a dark future. But that puts her up against the incarnation of Time, played by Sacha Baron Cohen.
Mia Wasikowska returns as Alice, Johnny Depp will always be the Mad Hatter, and Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway are back as the Red and White Queens.

“X-Men: Apocalypse” (PG-13)

The X-Men unite to stop the world’s most powerful mutant from bringing about the end of the world. Oscar Isaac from “The Force Awakens” is Apocalypse. He recruits Magneto, Storm, Psylocke, and Angel to be his “four horsemen,” if you will.
Michael Fassbender is Magneto, and Olivia Munn joins the cast as Psylocke.
James McAvoy is back as Professor X and Jennifer Lawrence returns to help train the inexperienced X-Men as Mystique. “Game of Thrones” fans will also recognize Sophie Turner as Jean Grey. You know her as Sansa Stark

New Movies In Theaters (5/20)

20 May, 2016 at 6:01 am

“Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” (R)

Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne ask for Zac Efron’s help after a new sorority moves in next door, and they turn out to be even worse than Zac’s fraternity.
Chloe Grace Moretz is the chick running the sorority. Its other two co-founders are Kiersey Clemons from “Transparent”, and Jonah Hill’s little sister Beanie Feldstein. She’s the chick who flies through the windshield in the trailer.
The rest of the cast includes Selena Gomez as the president of a competing sorority, and Lisa Kudrow as the dean of the university.

“The Nice Guys” (R)

Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe are private investigators in the 1970s. Gosling is looking into the death of a porn star, and Crowe is trying to protect her friend from a hitman played Matthew Bomer. Kim Basinger is also in it.

“The Angry Birds Movie” (PG)

Jason Sudeikis is a bird who leads a mission to rescue a bunch of stolen eggs from a group of pigs. The cast includes Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, “SNL’s” Kate McKinnon, Sean Penn, Keegan-Michael Key, and Peter Dinklage.

New Movies In Theaters (5/13)

13 May, 2016 at 6:08 am

“Money Monster” (R)

George Clooney plays the host of a popular TV show about stock tips called “Money Monster”. And he gets taken hostage ON AIR by a guy with a gun, who lost all his money on a bad tip.
Julia Roberts plays the show’s producer, and it was directed by Jodie Foster. It has mixed reviews on Metacritic, but given the two main stars, it can’t be that bad?

“The Darkness” (PG-13)

A horror movie just in time for Friday the 13th. Kevin Bacon takes his family to the Grand Canyon, and his kid steals an artifact from a Native American site.
And as ANYONE who’s EVER seen ANY horror movie EVER knows . . . that’s a terrible idea.
Random fact . . . Kevin Bacon’s wife is played by Jennifer Morrison. You don’t know her, but the last time they were in a movie together was the semi-decent horror movie “Stir of Echoes” in 1999.
She played the missing teenager . . . and Kevin Bacon was still the dad. Hollywood is messed up.

New Movies In Theatres (5/6)

6 May, 2016 at 6:10 am

“Captain America: Civil War” (PG-13)

The underlying theme of this one is accountability for all the loss of life in the previous Marvel movies. The team is split after the government pushes for the Avengers to give up their autonomy and submit to the jurisdiction of the United Nations.
Captain America hates the idea and wants to hold onto their right to choose who they help. Then when the Winter Soldier is framed for a terrorist bombing, Cap defies the U.N. and fights to save his old friend from being executed for a crime he didn’t commit.
“Civil War” introduces the Black Panther as a guy with vendetta against the Winter Soldier. And Stan Lee makes his cameo as a FedEx driver in this one.
If you’ve seen the second trailer, you know Spider-Man gets in on the action too. But Hulk and Thor are noticeably absent from both trailers so they probably aren’t in it.
Iron Man ends up recruiting Spider-Man for his government-sanctioned team. And Cap recruits Ant-Man for his team of outlaw superheroes.

New Movies In Theaters (4/29)

29 April, 2016 at 6:17 am

“Mother’s Day” (PG-13)

A holiday movie starring Kate Hudson and Sarah Chalke as sisters hiding their ethnic and lesbian relationships from their parents. Jennifer Aniston is a divorced mom who connects with Jason Sudeikis, and Julia Roberts rocks a bad wig.

“Keanu” (R)

Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key of “Key & Peele” bond with a kitten they name Keanu . . . then risk their lives to get it back when it’s taken by gang members. Method Man plays the gang’s leader, and Will Forte is their drug-dealing neighbor.
Keanu Reeves also does a last minute cameo as the voice of the cat, when one of the guys has a drug-induced hallucination where the cat talks to him.

“Ratchet & Clank” (PG)

An animated movie based on the video game. It’s about a space mechanic named Ratchet, who’s trying to save the galaxy with the help of his robot friend Clank.
The guy who plays Ratchet is James Arnold Taylor, who you might know as the voice of Obi Wan on “The Clone Wars”. He’s also Ratchet in all the recent video games.
Paul Giamatti is the bad guy, Sylvester Stallone is HIS robot, Rosario Dawson and Bella Thorne are Galactic Rangers, and John Goodman is Ratchet’s mentor.

New Movies In Theaters (4/22)

22 April, 2016 at 6:32 am

“The Huntsman: Winter’s War” (PG-13)

The first half of the movie is a prequel to “Snow White and the Huntsman”, and the rest is a sequel. After Charlize Theron murders her sister’s baby, that unleashes Emily Blunt’s magic powers and turns her into the Snow Queen.
Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain grow up in the Snow Queen’s kingdom, and she trains them to be part of her army of huntsmen. But when they break her rule about falling in love, she creates an ice wall to separate them forever.
Fast forward seven years to the aftermath of “Snow White and the Huntsman”. The Magic Mirror has gone missing and the Evil Queen has somehow been resurrected, which leads to a showdown between the two sisters and the Huntsman.
Snow White isn’t in this one at all, so don’t expect to see Kristen Stewart. But comedian Nick Frost does return as one of the seven dwarves. The movie also features the Halsey song called “Castle”.

“Elvis & Nixon” (R) (Limited)

A comedic drama about a meeting between Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon in December of 1970 . . . when Elvis just randomly showed up at the White House to request a meeting with the President and ask to be sworn in as an undercover agent.
Michael Shannon is Elvis. Kevin Spacey is Nixon. And Colin Hanks is one of Nixon’s top advisors.
Johnny Knoxville, Ashley Benson from “Pretty Little Liars”, Evan Peters from “American Horror Story”, and Sean Penn’s daughter Dylan Penn are also in it.

“A Hologram for the King” (R) (Limited)

Tom Hanks plays an American struggling to close a business deal in Saudi Arabia. He keeps trying to demonstrate a state-of-the-art holographic teleconferencing system, but the king keeps skipping out on their appointments.

“The Meddler” (PG-13) (Limited)

Susan Sarandon plays a widow who copes with the recent death of her husband by meddling in the lives of her daughter and random strangers. Rose Byrne plays her daughter. Jason Ritter, Michael McKean, and “SNL’s” Cecily Strong are also in it.

New Movies In Theaters (4/15)

15 April, 2016 at 6:18 am

“The Jungle Book” (PG)

A live action version of the classic Rudyard Kipling story, about a boy named Mowgli who’s raised by wolves . . . and forced to abandon his jungle home after a tiger threatens the pack and his animal friends.
A kid named Neel Sethi is Mowgli, and the animals are all done with computer graphics. More importantly, Bill Murray plays Baloo the bear, and Ben Kingsley is Bagheera the panther. They protect him after he leaves the pack.
You should recognize plenty of other voices too. Idris Elba is the tiger Shere Khan, Lupita Nyong’o is the mother wolf, Scarlett Johansson is a snake named Kaa, Christopher Walken is the orangutan King Louie . . . and the recently departed Garry Shandling is a porcupine from the book who didn’t make it into the 1967 Disney movie.

”Barbershop: The Next Cut” (PG-13)

Ice Cube has merged his shop with the ladies from Regina King’s beauty salon to make ends meet. So now it’s co-ed with men on one side and the women on the other. Common plays one of his barbers, and Nicki Minaj is one of her stylists.
And when Chicago’s gang violence gets out of control, they turn the shop into a sanctuary for the community by offering up free cuts and styling.
The rest of the cast includes Anthony Anderson, Cedric the Entertainer, Eve, and Tyga. And it’s directed by Spike Lee’s cousin, Malcolm D. Lee.

“Criminal” (R)

Kevin Costner plays a violent convict who’s used in an experimental procedure . . . the government transplants the memories of a dead CIA agent into his head so they can get to the information he died to protect.
But Costner escapes and turns to the guy’s widow to figure things out. Ryan Reynolds is the dead agent, Gal Gadot is his widow, Tommy Lee Jones is the guy who does the surgery, and Gary Oldman is director of the CIA.

“Green Room” (R) (Limited)

Anton Yelchin is a member of a punk rock band that witnesses a murder, then locks themselves in a room backstage. But then they’re trapped there by a group of white supremacists led by Patrick Stewart.
Which is kind of odd casting when you think about it, since Yelchin plays Chekov in the new “Star Trek” movies and Stewart was Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation”.

“Colonia” (Unrated) (Limited)

Emma Watson is looking for her missing boyfriend, after he’s dragged off by soldiers during Chile’s civil war in the 1970s. And once she finds out he was sent to a weird cult, she joins too so she can help him escape.

New Movies In Theaters (4/8)

8 April, 2016 at 6:15 am

“Hardcore Henry” (R)

It’s an action movie where you see everything from the perspective of the main guy. He’s been brought back from the dead and fitted with cybernetic implants. And the whole thing was filmed with a GoPro to give you that first person experience.
Haley Bennett plays his wife, and Sharlto Copley from “District 9” is a scientist who helps him after she gets kidnapped.

“The Boss” (R)

Melissa McCarthy is a foul-mouthed businesswoman sent to prison for insider trading. When she gets out, she’s broke and moves in with her lowly assistant, Kristen Bell . . . where she’s inspired to build a cookie empire with a Girl Scout troop.

“Mr. Right” (R) (Limited)

Anna Kendrick finally meets the right guy and falls in love with Sam Rockwell. Unfortunately he’s a retired hitman who grew a conscience . . . so now he takes down anyone who tries to hire him. And it’s not long before the bodies start piling up.

New Movies In Theaters (4/1)

1 April, 2016 at 6:33 am

“Natural Born Pranksters” (R)

And for April Fool’s Day, YouTube stars Roman Atwood, Dennis Roady, and Vitaly Zdorovetskiy serve up the kind of pranks that made them famous in their viral videos.
Roman is the guy who made his girlfriend believe that their son was on a four-wheeler when it blew up. He’s also turned their house into a giant ball pit, filled it with snow, and TP’d Howie Mandel’s house with 4,000 rolls of toilet paper.

“God’s Not Dead 2” (PG) Trailer

Melissa Joan Hart plays a high school teacher who gets in trouble for quoting scripture in answering a student’s question about Martin Luther King’s stance on non-violence. Jesse Metcalfe from “Desperate Housewives” plays the lawyer defending her rights.

New Movies In Theaters (3/25)

25 March, 2016 at 6:18 am

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (PG-13)

Ben Affleck plays an older version of Batman, who decides Superman is too much of a threat after his “Man of Steel” battle with Zod caused so much devastation and claimed the lives of many of his Wayne Enterprises employees.
Henry Cavill is still your Superman. And both Amy Adams and Laurence Fishburne are back as Lois Lane and Perry White.
The main villain in this is Jesse Eisenberg, as a nerdy version of Lex Luthor who’s creating a Kryptonian monster called Doomsday from the corpse of General Zod.
The movie focuses on the main three heroes of Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. She’s played by Israeli “Fast and the Furious” minx Gal Gadot.
But we’ll also see Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, and a guy named Ray Fisher as Cyborg . . . all of whom are getting their own movie after next year’s “Justice League”.

”My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2″ (PG-13)

Nia Vardalos and John Corbett return for the sequel. In this one, they have a teenage daughter leaving for college. Nia’s parents also find out they aren’t legally married because the priest forgot to sign their license, so there’s a wedding to fix that mistake.

”I Saw the Light” (R) (Limited)

Tom Hiddleston is country legend Hank Williams in this movie about Hank’s rise to fame and how he changed country music by refusing to hide his alcoholism and dependency on painkillers, and instead used his problems as inspiration for his music.
Elizabeth Olsen plays his first wife, Audrey . . . which is interesting casting since he plays Loki in the Marvel movies and she’s the newest member of “The Avengers”.
It’s in New York, L.A. and Nashville this weekend, and opens nationwide next week.

New Movies In Theaters (3/18)

18 March, 2016 at 6:17 am

“The Divergent Series: Allegiant” (PG-13)

Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, and Ansel Elgort are back for the third “Divergent” movie. If you saw “Insurgent”, you know Tris opened the founders’ box and learned the truth about the factions experiment.
In this one, she and her friends escape Chicago to explore the post-apocalyptic landscape on the other side of the wall. Then they get picked up by a technologically advanced group led by Jeff Daniels, who reveals more to Tris about her divergence.

“Miracles from Heaven” (PG) Trailer

Jennifer Garner plays a mom whose 10-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a rare incurable disease. Then the kid falls out of a tree, and miraculously hits her head just right so that it somehow heals her. It’s supposed to be based on a true story.

“The Bronze” (R)

Melissa Rauch is a foul-mouthed former Olympian who feels threatened when her town produces another young gymnastic star. Haley Lu Richardson from “Ravenwood” is the new gymnast . . . who Melissa reluctantly agrees to train for an Olympic run.
Melissa wrote this movie with her husband Winston. You know her as Bernadette on “The Big Bang Theory”.

“The Little Prince” (PG) (Limited)

This animated remake of the classic children’s book, stars Jeff Bridges as the aviator, an old man who shares the story of the Little Prince with a little girl whose mother wants her to grow up too soon. Mackenzie Foy from the “Twilight” movies plays the girl.
The rest of the cast includes Rachel McAdams as the mom, James Franco as the fox, Paul Giamatti as the teacher, and Benicio Del Toro as the snake.

New Movies In Theaters (3/11)

11 March, 2016 at 7:34 am

“10 Cloverfield Lane” (PG-13)

It’s a sequel to “Cloverfield”, where Mary Elizabeth Winstead wakes up in an underground bunker where she’s been taken captive by John Goodman.
He claims it isn’t safe to leave because there’s been some kind of chemical attack, but she doesn’t believe him and becomes more determined to escape.
There’s one other guy in the bunker with them. He’s played by John Gallagher, Jr. from “The Newsroom”. And if you listen carefully, you might recognize Bradley Cooper’s voice on the phone at the beginning of the movie as her boyfriend.

”The Brothers Grimsby” (R)

Sacha Baron Cohen and Mark Strong play orphaned brothers who were separated by adoption. One grew up to become an elite British agent, the other is a clueless idiot who’s fathered 11 kids with Rebel Wilson.
After Sacha tracks down his long lost brother during an assignment, they end up on the run and have to team up.
Penelope Cruz, Gabourey Sidibe, and Sacha’s real wife Isla Fisher are in it too.

“The Young Messiah” (PG-13)

The story of Jesus as a seven-year-old boy is actually based on an Anne Rice novel called “Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt”. A little boy named Adam Greaves-Neal plays Jesus. And Sean Bean from “Game of Thrones” is a Roman soldier hunting him.

“The Perfect Match” (R)

A romantic comedy starring Terrence J from BET’s “106 & Park” as a womanizing bachelor who accepts a dare to remain faithful to just one woman for a month.
R&B minx Cassie is the woman he chooses. And Paula Patton plays his sister.
Brandy, Donald Faison, Robin Givens, and French Montana are also in it.

New Movies In Theaters (3/4)

4 March, 2016 at 7:38 am

London Has Fallen (R)

Gerard Butler returns as his secret service character from “Olympus Has Fallen”, Mike Banning. In this one, the President is attending the funeral of the British Prime Minister when five other world leaders are assassinated and the rest of their detail is killed.
So the two of them go on the run. And the terrorists start laying waste to London’s landmarks until the president is found. Aaron Eckhart is back as the president, and Morgan Freeman is his vice president back home.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (R)

Tina Fey is an American journalist chasing stories in Kabul just as things started heating up with the Taliban in 2003. It’s based on a book called “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan”.
Alfred Molina plays a government official trying to romance her, Martin Freeman is a journalist who succeeds in doing so, and Margot Robbie is a horny British journalist she befriends. Billy Bob Thornton is also in it as a Marine general.

Disney’s “Zootopia” (PG)

Ginnifer Goodwin from “Once Upon a Time” plays the first bunny to ever make it on the police force. But since none of the other cops take her seriously, she’s forced to team up with a fast-talking fox played by Jason Bateman to crack her first case.

GHOSTBUSTERS Official Trailer

4 March, 2016 at 7:20 am

New Movies In Theaters (2/26)

26 February, 2016 at 7:09 am

“Gods of Egypt” (PG-13)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau from “Game of Thrones” plays the Egyptian god Horus, who’s been cast down and blinded by his enemy. Brenton Thwaites is the young mortal who teams up with him to recover his eyes, and Gerard Butler is the bad guy.

“Eddie the Eagle” (PG-13)

Taron Egerton plays underdog ski jumper Eddie Edwards, a farsighted amateur athlete who got into the 1988 winter Olympics by sheer determination. Hugh Jackman plays his reluctant coach, who basically takes him on to keep him from killing himself.

“Triple 9” (R)

Casey Affleck is a rookie cop who becomes the target of some dirty cops working for the Russian mob. The crooks decide the best way to pull off their next heist is to use the rookie’s death as a diversion to get the rest of the force to respond to that instead.
A 999 police code stands for “urgent help needed / officer down.”
Woody Harrelson plays his uncle, and Anthony Mackie is Affleck’s partner. The rest of the cast includes Norman Reedus from “The Walking Dead”, Aaron Paul from “Breaking Bad”, Chiwetel Ejiofor from “12 Years a Slave”, and Kate Winslet.

“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny” (PG-13)

The “Crouching Tiger” sequel is a Netflix original movie. It’s being simultaneously released in about a dozen IMAX theaters, but most major theaters have refused to show it because they aren’t happy about it being available on Netflix that same day.
Unlike the original, “The Sword of Destiny” was filmed in English. The first movie won a Best Picture Oscar even though it was in Mandarin with English subtitles.
This one focuses on Michelle Yeoh’s character, Yu Shu-Lien, who comes out of retirement to keep a legendary sword out of the hands of an evil warlord.
Donnie Yen is her love interest and Harry Shum Jr. from “Glee” falls for the girl she’s training. The bad guy is a chunky Jason Scott Lee. He was famous in the ’90s for playing Bruce Lee and for playing Mowgli in a live action version of “Jungle Book”.

New Movies In Theaters (2/19)

19 February, 2016 at 7:00 am

“Race” (PG-13)

It’s the true story of legendary Olympic track & field runner Jesse Owens, who shoved it in Hitler’s face by being the black man who led the U.S. relay team to victory against the racist Nazis at the Berlin Olympics in 1936.
Jesse was also the first person to ever win four gold medals in a single Olympics. He won the 100m race, the long jump, the 200m dash, and the 400m relay.
He’s played by a guy named Stephan James, who you may remember as one of the guys who got shot by the cops in “Selma”. And Jason Sudeikis is in it as his coach.

“Risen” (PG-13)

Joseph Fiennes is a Roman ordered to find Jesus’ body to prevent an uprising in Jerusalem after it disappears from its tomb . . . and to prove that he DIDN’T rise from the dead. Tom Felton plays his military aide.

“The Witch” (R)

A horror movie about a family unnerved by supernatural forces after they move to a remote plot of land in 1630. First one kid disappears, then another starts acting possessed, and in their terror the rest of the family accuses their daughter of witchcraft.

New Movies In Theaters (2/5)

5 February, 2016 at 7:13 am

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (PG-13)

Lily James stars as Elizabeth Bennet and Sam Riley is Mr. Darcy in this zombie version of the classic Jane Austen novel. It’s set in an alternate universe where the Black Plague has unleashed a zombie apocalypse on 19th century England.
Charles Dance, a.k.a. Tywin Lannister, plays Mr. Bennet . . . who’s trained all five of his daughters into zombie killing bad-asses. And Lena Headey, a.k.a. Cersei Lannister, is Mr. Darcy’s aunt Catherine, who eventually challenges Elizabeth in a fight to the death.

“Hail Caesar!” (PG-13)

The new Coen Brothers comedy stars Josh Brolin as a Hollywood fixer in the 1950s, and George Clooney as his studio’s biggest star, who’s just been kidnapped.
Scarlett Johansson is also in it as an unmarried actress trying to keep her pregnancy secret, Channing Tatum plays a sexually ambiguous song and dance guy, and Tilda Swinton has a dual role as twin gossip columnists who can’t stand each other.
A guy named Alden Ehrenreich is also getting a lot of love from the critics for playing a cowboy stumbling through his new role in a romantic drama that’s too sophisticated for him. And Ralph Fiennes is the frustrated director who’s stuck with him.

“Regression” (R)

Ethan Hawke is a cop who uncovers a Satanic cult while investigating a rape. Emma Watson is the victim, and her “Harry Potter” costar David Thewlis is a psychoanalyst who uses regression therapy on her and her father to unlock their memories.

“The Choice” (PG-13)

The latest movie to be based on a Nicholas Sparks novel stars Benjamin Walker as a veterinarian who falls for his new neighbor, a med student played by Teresa Palmer.
If those names don’t mean anything to you, you know him as “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” and her from the zombie movie “Warm Bodies”. She’s also in the “Point Break” remake, and he’s in the new “Moby Dick” movie “In the Heart of the Sea”.
For romantic tension and additional eye candy, Tom Welling plays Palmer’s boyfriend and Alexandra Daddario is Walker’s on again / off again girlfriend.

New Movies In Theaters (1/29)

29 January, 2016 at 7:12 am

“Kung Fu Panda 3” (PG)

Bryan Cranston plays Po’s long-lost panda father, who takes him to a secret village in the mountains where he meets other pandas for the first time.
They include Kate Hudson as a flirty, ribbon-dancing panda, and Angelina Jolie’s kids, Shiloh, Knox, Zahara, and Pax Jolie-Pitt as young pandas in the village.
But when an evil warlord overwhelms the other kung fu masters, it’s up to Po to train a chubby army of his own. Jack Black also rocks out to a panda parody of “Juke Box Hero” called “Nunchuck Princess”.

“Fifty Shades of Black” (R)

A “Fifty Shades of Grey” parody. But instead of Christian Grey and Anastacia, you’ve got Marlon Wayans as ‘Mr. Black’ and a chick named Kali Hawk as his lover Hannah.

“The Finest Hours” (PG-13)

Chris Pine leads a four-man Coast Guard team sent out in a wooden lifeboat to rescue the crew of an oil tanker. It was ripped in half by one of the worst storms ever to hit the East Coast. Casey Affleck plays the senior surviving officer aboard the sinking ship.

“Jane Got a Gun” (R)

Natalie Portman stars in a revenge western about a woman who enlists the help of her ex-lover, Joel Edgerton, to help her defend her home after her husband is wounded. Her “Star Wars” costar Ewan McGregor plays the main bad guy.

New Movies In Theaters (1/22)

22 January, 2016 at 7:19 am

“The 5th Wave” (PG-13)

Chloe Grace Moretz stars in the latest movie to be adapted from a young adult novel. She’s desperate to find her little brother after they’re separated during an alien invasion. Unfortunately, since the aliens look like us, she has no idea know who she can trust.
Liev Schreiber is the commander of a military base where her brother ends up. And Nick Robinson from “Melissa & Joey” is in it as her high school crush. He ends up at the base too and protects her brother as they’re being trained to hunt down aliens.

“Dirty Grandpa” (R)

Robert DeNiro tricks his grandson, Zac Efron, into driving him down to Florida for Spring Break, just days before Zac is supposed to get married to Julianne Hough.
Along the way, they hook up with Aubrey Plaza, who’s attracted to DeNiro after he claims to be a college professor . . . and “Vampire Academy” star Zoey Deutch, who falls for Zac Efron. Zoey’s the daughter of Lea Thompson in real life.

“The Boy” (PG-13)

Lauren Cohan from “The Walking Dead” stars in this horror thriller. She takes a job as a nanny for an 8-year-old, but when she gets to the house she finds out that the kid is really a life-size doll the family treats like a real person.
They give her a list of strict rules . . . like never leave him alone or cover his face . . . but she breaks them and realizes the doll is actually alive and it’s NOT happy with her.

“Exposed” (R) (Limited)

Keanu Reeves plays an NYPD detective who uncovers police corruption while looking into the death of his partner. Spanish actress Ana de Armas plays his key witness, Mira Sorvino is his partner’s angry widow, and Big Daddy Kane is his prime suspect.

“Mojave” (R) (Limited)

Oscar Isaac plays a serial killer determined to make a Hollywood star his next victim after his random encounter with Garrett Hedlund in the Mojave Desert turns violent.

“Synchronicity” (R) (Limited)

A sci-fi thriller starring a guy named Chad McKnight as a physicist who creates a time machine, gets seduced by a woman into revealing its secrets, and then travels back in time to prevent Michael Ironside from stealing his invention.

New Movies In Theaters (1/15)

15 January, 2016 at 6:57 am

“Ride Along 2” (PG-13)

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart follow a lead to Miami to take down Benjamin Bratt, the guy who’s been supplying all the new drug dealers in Atlanta.
Olivia Munn is also in it as a local cop, Ken Jeong is a hacker who helps them get past Bratt’s security, and Sherri Shepherd is Kevin’s Hart’s wedding planner.

“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” (R)

John Krasinski is a Navy SEAL on a team of private military contractors who were pulling security at a secret CIA outpost in Libya when the American embassy was attacked in September of 2012 . . . on the 11th anniversary of September 11th.
James Badge Dale is their leader, and when he realizes our government isn’t going to send help in time, he disobeys orders and takes his six-man team to defend the ambassador and three dozen other Americans trapped at the embassy.
It’s based on a true story, and 13 hours is how long they were in combat that night.

“Norm of the North” (PG)

An animated flick starring Rob Schneider as a polar bear who goes to New York to try to stop a developer from building luxury condos in his Arctic home.

“Band of Robbers” (Unrated) (Limited)

A modern day comedy where Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are grown men looking for a treasure they’ve been after since they were kids. Adam Nee from “Drunk History” is Tom Sawyer, and he also helped write and direct it with his brother Aaron.
Kyle Gallner from “Veronica Mars” is Huck Finn, “Supergirl’s” Melissa Benoist is Becky Thatcher and “Avatar” villain Stephen Lang is Injun Joe.
Eric Christian Olsen from “NCIS: Los Angeles”, Matthew Gray Gubler from “Criminal Minds”, and Cosby-attacking comedian Hannibal Buress are also in it.

“The Benefactor” (Unrated) (Limited)

Richard Gere is a rich philanthropist with a mysterious past whose guilt over the deaths of Dakota Fanning’s parents drives him to increasingly controlling behavior with her new husband. Theo James from the “Divergent” movies is her husband.

“A Perfect Day” (R) (Limited)

Benicio Del Toro leads a team of aid workers working in a combat zone somewhere in the Balkans. The cast includes Tim Robbins and Bond girl Olga Kurylenko.

“Moonwalkers” (R) (Limited)

Ron Perlman plays a CIA agent who’s sent to get director Stanley Kubrick to secretly film a fake moon landing in case the real one fails. But Rupert Grint and a buddy con him out of his money, the three of them are stuck making the movie without Kubrick.