It's Almost the Weekend! What Will You See?

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January 30th, 2014

"Labor Day" arrives in theaters on Friday, January 31. Most of the time, Adele lives a reclusive life with her young son, Henry. Ever since her husband left her, Adele has trouble trusting the world. Fate pushes her out of her comfort zone when a desperate fugitive forces Adele and Henry to offer him shelter. His presence around the house could change everything. Jason Reitman's drama has a PG-13 rating for brief violence, mature content and thematic material.

"That Awkward Moment" focuses on three cocky friends who are trying to navigate the modern dating world. When Mikey experiences some major heartbreak, his two best pals, Daniel and Jason, promise that they'll stay single in solidarity. No sooner have they made the pact than romance starts blooming, putting their friendship to the test. The romantic comedy has an R rating for language and mature content. Tom Gormican directs.

"Brightest Star" arrives in limited theaters on January 31. Maggie Kiley directs the comedic drama. A young man fresh out of college attempts to pick up the pieces of his life after his dream girl puts an end to their relationship. Trying to impress her enough to revive their old spark, the young man sets out on a journey to find his true calling. The film has not been rated.

"Best Night Ever" follows the wild misadventures of Claire and her best friends. In celebration of Claire's upcoming wedding, Claire, Leslie, Janet and Zoe head to the only city that promises enough fun and thrills for the four of them. Once in Las Vegas, the girls take things a little too far. "Best Night Ever" has an R rating for strong crude and mature content, graphic nudity, language and drug use. Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer direct.

"At Middleton" traces an unconventional campus romance. While touring a potential college with her daughter, Edith makes a connection with one of the other parents. As George and Edith get to know each other, they stray from the tour and end up discovering more about the campus, and about themselves, than they ever expected. Adam Rodgers directs. The R rating is due to mature content and drug use.

In "Tim's Vermeer," one man has an important mission. Tim Jenison wants to find out how the renowned Dutch painter, Johannes Vermeer, managed to capture a photo realistic painting style before the camera was in existence. The journey to answer this question takes Jenison on an international chase, revealing some surprising insights about the past and the nature of art. The documentary from Teller has a PG-13 rating for strong language.

Continuing Films

"Ride Along" is a comedy from Tim Story about the lengths one man will go to impress his future family. Angela's gruff, protective older brother, James, isn't so sure he wants Ben as part of the family. To see if Ben is worthy of his sister, James invites him along during an especially dangerous day on the job. "Ride Along" has a PG-13 rating for mature content, brief strong language and sequences of violence.

"Lone Survivor" recreates Operation Red Wings, a 2005 mission in Afghanistan that threatened the lives of Navy SEALs. After encountering a group of locals, the team members need to think quickly. The outcome could easily spell either life or death, meaning that this is one of the most integral choices the SEALs will ever make. "Lone Survivor" has an R rating for strong bloody war violence and pervasive language. Peter Berg directs.

"The Nut Job" features the voice talents of Will Arnett, Liam Neeson and other stars. A squirrel with a taste for trouble gets himself banished from his community. Ever resourceful, Surly lands on a plan that could change his fortunes forever. If he can pull off a nut store heist, Surly's winter will be looking up. The PG rating is due to mild action and rude humor. Peter Lepeniotis directs.

In "Frozen," a brave princess sets off across an unforgiving wilderness to track down her sister. Anna is tough, but even she can't carry out her quest alone, especially with dangers lurking. Fortunately for Anna, she manages to rally together a band of helpers, including a reindeer and a snowman. "Frozen" has a PG rating for mild rude humor and some action. Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee direct.

"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" sees Chris Pine taking on the eponymous role. Strange patterns in the stock market lead an undercover CIA agent to suspect that Russian masterminds could be plotting the downfall of the United States economy. Traveling to Russia to confront the problem, Ryan soon finds his life in grave danger. The PG-13 rating is due to brief strong language and sequences of intense action and violence. Kenneth Branagh directs the suspenseful action thriller.