October 17, 2013

At the Movies

New this week: ‘Carrie,’ ‘The Fifth Estate,’ ‘The Summit’ and ‘CBGB’

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Chloe Moretz, left, and Julianne Moore in “Carrie,” a remake of the 1976 horror film based on the Stephen King novel.

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Alan Rickman stars as club owner Hilly Krystal in “CBGB,” a look at the New York City punk-rock scene and the venerable nightclub.

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“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.

“SHORT TERM 12” (R) (1:36) Stars Brie Larson, Frantz Turner, John Gallagher Jr. and Kaitlyn Dever. Directed by Destin Cretton. An award-winning film at several film festivals. A young supervising staff member and her longtime boyfriend and co-worker deal with various situations at a dysfunctional foster care facility.

“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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