A Hijacking (R) A cargo ship is heading for harbor when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship’s cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan, who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death.
The Artist and the Model (NR) During the summer of 1943 in an occupied France, not far away from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor who is tired of life and wars finds the desire to work on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France.
Getaway (R) Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) is a burned out race car driver who is thrust into a do-or-die mission behind the wheel when his wife is kidnapped. With Brent’s only ally being a young hacker (Selena Gomez), his one hope of saving his wife is to follow the orders of the mysterious voice (Jon Voight) who’s watching his every move.
Instructions Not Included (PG-13) Valentin (Eugenio Derbez) is Acapulco’s resident playboy-until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and takes off without a trace. Valentin leaves Mexico for Los Angeles to find the baby’s mother, but only ends up finding a new home for himself and his newfound daughter, Maggie (Loreto Peralta).
One Direction: This is Us (PG) A captivating and intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis’ meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London’s famed O2 Arena.
2 Guns (R) Two crooked undercover officers, one from the DEA and the other from the Navy, unknowingly lead investigations on the other in this crime thriller starring Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, and Bill Paxton. 1 hour, 49 minutes.
Blue Jasmine (PG-13) In this new film by Woody Allen, Cate Blanchett plays Jasmine, the fancy Upper East Side wife of a crooked New York businessman thrown in jail for fraud. 1 hour, 38 minutes.
Elysium (R) In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. The people of Earth are desperate to escape the planet’s crime and poverty, and they critically need the state-of-the-art medical care available on Elysium. 1 hour, 37 minutes.
Jobs (PG-13) The new biopic “Jobs” is a solidly informative and entertaining “Brief History of Apple,” as seen through the eyes of its co-founding genius. 2 hours, 2 minutes.
Kick-Ass 2 (R) His heroic antics having inspired a citywide wave of masked vigilantes, Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) joins their ranks to help clean up the streets, only to face a formidable challenge when the vengeful Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) transforms himself into the world’s first super villain. 1 hour, 53 minutes.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler (PG-13) Covering more than 80 years of American history through the eyes of a White House butler and his family — decades of strife and conflict, from segregation to the election of Barack Obama to the presidency — this movie features Oscar winner Forest Whitaker in the title role, Oscar nominee Oprah Winfrey as co-star, and Oscar winners Robin Williams, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Vanessa Redgrave in supporting roles. 2 hours, 12 minutes.
Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (PG-13) Lily Collins is Clary, the birthday girl whose mother (Lena Headey of “300”) never told her about her heritage, why she keeps seeing signs and people with great hair stalking and stabbing demons in nightclubs and what not. Clary, dragging her unsuspecting admirer Simon (Robert Sheehan) along, finds out. 2 hours, 10 minutes.
Paranoia (PG-13) Adam Cassidy (Liam Hemsworth) is a rising star at a global tech company run by Nicolas Wyatt (Gary Oldman). An innocent mistake proves costly to Adam when Wyatt forces him to become a corporate spy to obtain trade secrets from a rival company run by Jock Goddard (Harrison Ford), Wyatt’s former partner. 1 hour, 46 minutes.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (PG) Logan Lerman returns as Percy, the son of Poseidon, who hangs in Camp Half-Blood with other teenage God-spawn and fantastic creatures. The tree-deity that protects this little retreat of raging hormones is threatened, so Percy and his friends go on a journey to seek the healing powers of a Golden Fleece. 1 hour, 44 minutes.
Turbo (PG) Turbo (Ryan Reynolds) is a speed-obsessed snail with an unusual dream: to become the world’s greatest racer. This odd snail gets a chance to leave his slow-paced life behind when a freak accident gives him the power of superspeed. 1 hour, 35 minutes.
We’re the Millers (R) Jason Sudeikis is David, a small time drug dealer forced to go to Mexico to pick up several tons of marijuana. He recruits a stripper (Jennifer Aniston) to pose as his wife and hires a runaway (Emma Roberts) and a neighbor (Will Poulter) to pose as their kids for the drug run. 1 hour, 50 minutes.
The Wolverine (PG-13) A moody, haunted tale of Logan the Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) coping with his ghosts and settling old debts — in Japan, no less. It’s the perfect country for a guy who appreciates a good, sharp blade. 2 hours, 2 minutes.
The World’s End (R) In this film one of those friends comes back into the lives of his four former high school buddies, two decades later, hoping to recreate the most glorious day of his youth, an all-night drinking binge. 1 hour, 49 minutes.