It's Almost the Weekend! What Will You See?
"300: Rise of an Empire" arrives in theaters on Friday, March 7. Noam Murro directs. Although Leonidas put up a brave fight, the Persian army continues on its path towards total domination. Now, Themistokles must take a stand against the imposing Xerxes and his unstoppable army, this time carrying out the battle on the sea. The R rating is due to sustained sequences of stylized violence, nudity, mature content and some language.
"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" features the voice of Ty Burrell as Mr. Peabody, a dog who's far from ordinary. Though he may be a genius, Mr. Peabody works hard to be a good dad to his adopted human son, Sherman. While trying to help Sherman resolve a conflict, Mr. Peabody accidentally opens the door to a world of time-traveling trouble. Mild action and brief rude humor contribute to a PG rating. Rob Minkoff directs.
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" arrives in select theaters on March 7. Wes Anderson directs the tale of Gustave H. Gustave is an eccentric man who excels at his job as a hotel concierge. While taking a new lobby boy under his wing, the concierge learns that an unexpected death has pulled him into a web of intrigue and scandal. "The Grand Budapest Hotel" has an R rating for language, violence and mature content.
"In Fear" follows a young couple on what seems to be an ordinary drive. As they try to find their destination, Tom and Lucy wonder if they're heading in the right direction or only going in circles. Night falls and tension builds, and the two grow increasingly distrustful of each other. "In Fear" has an R rating for disturbing violent content, terror and language. Jeremy Lovering directs.
"Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons" is a fresh twist on a classic Chinese tale. Xuan Zang battles demons by trade. During a typically dangerous day on the job, Xuan meets up with Miss Duan, a young woman whose demon-hunting prowess rivals his own. Together, they head out to vanquish a whole bevy of colorful and blood-hungry demons. Stephen Chow and Chi-kin Kwok direct the film, which has a PG-13 rating for fantasy violence, bloody images, mature content and partial nudity.
"Grand Piano" stars Elijah Wood as Tom Selznick, a brilliant concert pianist whose bright future ends up darkened by his intense stage fright. When he finally breaks his silence and decides to perform again, Tom runs into a situation he never could have anticipated. If he plays one wrong note, his life hangs precariously in the balance. The movie's R rating is due to some language. Eugenio Mira directs.
"Non-Stop" stars Liam Neeson as an air marshal on a transatlantic flight that includes an unwanted passenger. The problem is that Bill doesn't know which passenger is the terrorist, leaving him to work with only text messages as clues. As the threat builds, Bill goes to increasingly risky lengths to save the day. The PG-13 rating is due to intense sequences of action and violence, language, sensuality and drug references. Jaume Collet-Serra directs.
"Son of God" brings the life of Jesus Christ to the big screen. Determined to change the world with his teachings, Jesus sets out to convert the hearts of those around him. While some people are willing to follow Jesus anywhere, others have difficulty accepting his message, leading to the ultimate sacrifice. An intense, bloody depiction of The Crucifixion and sequences of violence contribute to a PG-13 rating. Christopher Spencer directs.
"The Lego Movie" is an adventure from directing team Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Emmet thinks he's heading off to another day on the job, but when he stumbles into the middle of a prophecy, his life turns around in drastic ways. Now Emmet gets to hobnob with the Master Builders and possibly save his city. Still, it won't all be fun and games. The family-friendly animated movie has a PG rating for mild action and some rude humor.
"3 Days to Kill" stars Kevin Costner as a CIA operative who must fight for the future and come to terms with the past. There's a potential cure for the deadly diagnosis Ethan Renner faces. However, he won't receive the cure without completing a final mission. At the same time, Ethan hopes to reconnect with his family. "3 Days to kill" has a PG-13 rating for sensuality, language and intense sequences of violence and action. McG directs.
George Clooney directs and stars in "The Monuments Men." As World War II comes to a long awaited end, cultural treasures and artifacts remain in grave danger. Frank Stokes and his team of experts will bravely put their own safety on the line. The PG-13 rating is due to historical smoking and images of war violence.