It's Almost the Weekend! What Will You See?
"I, Frankenstein" arrives in theaters nationwide on Friday, January 24. Aaron Eckhart stars as Adam, a monstrous and powerful superhuman assembled from various body parts. As he roams the earth, unable to fit in, Adam finds himself involved in an epic struggle between two ominous groups. The gargoyles and the demons are both determined to come to power, with Adam as their pawn. This contemporary take on the famous monster has a PG-13 rating for sequences of intense fantasy action and violence. Stuart Beattie directs.
"Enemies Closer" arrives in limited theaters on Friday. Peter Hyams directs the action thriller. When a shipment of drugs goes missing, a drug cartel forces a former Navy SEAL to locate the loot. Caught between a rock and a hard place, Henry reluctantly agrees. While seeking the drugs, Henry encounters a dangerous figure from his past. Mature content, drug use, strong language and violence contribute to an R rating.
"Gimme Shelter" traces the path of a young woman who seeks a family to call her own. Apple has always had a difficult relationship with her mother, June. Hoping to avoid June's path of drug abuse, Apple sets out to find her estranged father and forge a better life for herself. Ron Krauss directs. "Gimme Shelter" has a PG-13 rating for violence, drug content, language and thematic material that includes mistreatment, all involving teenagers.
"Knights of Badassdom" opened in select theaters on Tuesday, January 21. Underachieving mechanic Joe delves into the wild world of live-action role playing, where geeks of all stripes don elaborate costumes and play out fantasy scenarios. A fake spell gone wrong accidentally brings a very real demon into the game, resulting in some serious mayhem. The movie's R rating is due to horror violaence, language throughout, drug use and mature content. Joe Lynch directs.
"Run & Jump" is a drama from Steph Green. After her husband experiences a strange stroke, Vanetia just wants her family life to return to normal, but it won't be an easy journey. A doctor comes to stay with the family and research the effects of the stroke, throwing Vanetia into a tailspin. As she adjusts to the doctor's presence, Vanetia's life grows more complex by the day. The movie is not rated.
"Ride Along" stars Kevin Hart as Ben, a security guard engaged to Angela. Angela's brother, James, invites Ben along during his shift. However, what James doesn't tell Ben is that this day will be full of close calls and high stress. It's up to Ben to keep a cool head during one crisis after another. Tim Story's comedy has a PG-13 rating for brief strong language, mature content and sequences of violence.
"Lone Survivor" recreates Operation Red Wings, a 2005 mission that left devastation in its wake. A small band of Navy SEALs attempt to bring down a dangerous man, but an unexpected encounter leaves them vulnerable to attack. Caught in an intense ambush, the brave soldiers will have to fight for their lives. Peter Berg's film has an R rating for pervasive language and strong bloody war violence.
"The Nut Job" features the voice of Will Arnett as Surly, a squirrel with a plan. The year is 1959, and Surly is trying to survive city life after his banishment from his park community. If he can only manage to rob a nut store, Surly will be rolling in enough nuts to survive the winter. "The Nut Job" has a PG rating for rude humor and mild action. Peter Lepeniotis directs.
"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" sees Chris Pine taking over the role of the hotshot CIA agent. Tracing a trail of clues to Russia, Jack Ryan realizes that a Russian mastermind is hoping to bring the American economy down. It's up to Jack to outsmart and overpower the bad guys, all while keeping his relationship afloat. Kenneth Branagh's film has a PG-13 rating for brief strong language and sequences of violence and intense action.
"Frozen" tells the tale of two royal sisters with a big problem. Terrified by her uncontrollable powers, Elsa flees home, but her sister is not going to let Elsa vanish without a fight. Anna will need a team of friends and allies to help her out. "Frozen" has a PG rating for some action and mild rude humor. Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee direct.
"American Hustle" stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams as a pair of con artists who take things a step too far. Held over a barrel by a cocky FBI agent, the two agree to work to expose corruption. With double-crossing and backstabbing at every turn, everybody will need to bring a tough game. David O. Russell's crime comedy has an R rating for brief violence, mature content and pervasive language.