On the big screen
First Posted: 4/13/2015
In theaters (some starting Friday):
THE AGE OF ADALINE — A young woman, born at the turn of 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After years of a solitary life, she meets a man who reawakens her long-suppressed passion for life and romance and may be worth losing immortality for. Starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman and Harrison Ford PG-13; 1:50.
WOMAN IN GOLD — Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes the Austrian government to court for the return of artwork the Nazis stole from her family. Starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. PG-13; 1:50.
THE LONGEST RIDE — Bull-riding champion Luke (Scott Eastwood) and college student Sophia (Britt Robertson) are in love, but come from different worlds. Luke hopes to make a comeback on the rodeo circuit and Sophia is about to embark on her dream job in New York’s art world. They find inspiration in Ira (Alan Alda), an elderly man whose romance with his wife withstood the test of time. PG-13; 2:08
FURIOUS 7 — Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. PG-13; 2:28
IT FOLLOWS — After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager (Maika Monroe) has disturbing visions and the feeling that someone or something is after her. R; 1:40
GET HARD — A prison-bound manager (Will Ferrell) of a hedge fund asks a black businessman (Kevin Hart) to prepare him for life behind bars, even though his trainer has never been to jail. R; 1:40
HOME — After an alien race, the Boov conquered the Earth, they relocated the planet’s human population except for girl named Tip (Rihanna). She managed to hide from the aliens. Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim Parsons). Oh is not like his comrades because he craves friendship and fun. As their distrust fades, the pair set out together to find Tip’s mother, as the enemies of the Boov, the Gorg, are en route. Starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez PG; 1:34
THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT — Now on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet) and the rest of the power-hungry Erudites, Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) search for allies and answers in the ruins of Chicago. They must find out what Tris’ family sacrificed their lives to protect and why the Erudites will do anything to stop them. Side by side, they unravel the secrets of the past and the future of their world. PG-13; 1:59
THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL — Before his marriage, Sonny sets his eye on opening a second residence for the elderly, but finds the project requires more time than he can spare. Meanwhile, Evelyn and Douglas wonder where their relationship is going, Norman and Carol try to remain exclusive, Madge juggles two rich suitors, and the single remaining vacancy poses a problem for two new arrivals. As the demands of Sonny’s traditional Indian wedding threaten to overwhelm them all, an unexpected solution appears. PG; 1:57
RUN ALL NIGHT — Longtime hit man Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson), best friend of mob boss Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris), has seen better days. He’s haunted by the sins of his past and by a police detective for the past 30 years. However, when his estranged son (Joel Kinnaman) becomes a mob target, Jimmy figures that the only way to atone for his past mistakes is to make sure his son doesn’t wind up at the wrong end of a gun. R; 1:54
KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE — Gary “Eggsy” Unwin (Taron Egerton), whose late father secretly worked for a spy organization, lives in a South London housing estate and seems headed for a life behind bars. However, dapper agent Harry Hart (Colin Firth) recognizes potential in the youth and recruits him to be a trainee in the secret service. Meanwhile, villainous Richmond Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson) launches a diabolical plan to solve the problem of climate change via a worldwide killing spree. R; 2:09
CINDERELLA — When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella (Lily James) finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters. They make her their scullery maid, but despite her circumstances, she refuses to despair. Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods and an invitation to a palace ball. PG; 1:43