October 24, 2013

At the Movies

New this week: ‘Bad Grandpa’ and ‘The Counselor’

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Michael Fassbender and Javier Bardem star in “The Counselor.”

20th Century Fox

“ENOUGH SAID” (PG-13) (1:33) Stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini and Catherine Keener. Directed by Nicole Holofcener. A divorced woman decides to pursue the man she’s interested in but learns he’s the ex-husband of her new friend.

“ESCAPE PLAN” (R) (1:55) Stars Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent and Vincent D’Onofrio. Directed by Mikael Hafstrom. A structural-security authority uses his skills to escape from incarceration in the world’s most secret and secure prison.

“THE FAMILY” (R) (1:51) Stars Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron and John D’Leo. Directed by Luc Besson. The notorious Manzoni mafia family is relocated to Normandy, France, under the witness protection program, but fitting in becomes a challenge as their old habits die hard.

“THE FIFTH ESTATE” (R) (2:08) Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl, Carice van Houten and Alicia Vikander. Directed by Bill Condon. A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization.

“GRAVITY” (PG-13) (1:30) Stars Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris and Orto Ignatiussen. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron. A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

“INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2” (PG-13) (1:45) Stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey and Lin Shaye. Directed by James Wan. The haunted Lambert family tries to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

“INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED” (R) (2:02) Stars Eugenio Derbez, Karla Souza and Jessica Lindsey. Directed by Eugenio Derbez. A man who has made a new life for himself and the daughter left on his doorstep six years ago finds his family threatened when the birth mother resurfaces.

“MACHETE KILLS” (R) (1:47) Stars Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega, Mel Gibson and Jessica Alba. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

“PRISONERS” (R) (2:33) Stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis and Melissa Leo. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. While police pursue leads, Keller Dover takes matters into his own hands after his daughter and her friend go missing.

“RUNNER RUNNER” (R) (1:31) Stars Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton and Anthony Mackie. Directed by Brad Furman. A college student cracks an online poker game that goes bust and arranges a meeting with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

“RUSH” (R) (2:03) Stars Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde and Natalie Dormer. Directed by Ron Howard. The 1970s intense rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda is re-created in this sports drama based on actual events.

“WE’RE THE MILLERS” (R) (1:50) Stars Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Jason Sudeikis. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

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