Valentine's Day Weekend! What Will You See?
"RoboCop" arrived in theaters on Wednesday, February 12, bringing one of the most famous action stars of cinematic history to the big screen. José Padilha directs the reboot. Alex Murphy is a great man and an even better cop, until an injury leaves him on the brink of death. Alex's second chance comes with a price. Becoming a cyborg might save Alex's life and rid the city of crime, but Alex still has to contend with his human past. The remake has a PG-13 rating for sensuality, drug material, brief strong language and sequences of intense action that include frenetic gunplay.
"About Last Night" arrives in theaters on Friday, February 14. While Joan enjoys a volatile romance with the sarcastic Bernie, her roommate, Debbie, is more cautious. All this changes when Debbie meets Danny, a handsome, charming man who seems to be her perfect match. Unfortunately, Danny isn't so sure he's ready for commitment. The romantic comedy has an R rating for mature content, language and brief drug use. Steve Pink directs.
"Winter's Tale" stars Colin Farrell as a burglar who hopes to rob a mansion during a cold New York winter. What he finds instead is a beautiful girl with a tragic secret. As he falls for the heiress, the trajectory of the burglar's life changes in ways that transcend the boundaries of time. The PG-13 rating is due to violence and sensuality. Akiva Goldsman directs.
"Endless Love" is director Shana Feste's adaptation of Scott Spencer's novel. When teenagers Jade and David meet, it's love at first sight. Jade comes from a world of wealth, but her domineering father cuts her off from typical high school life. David offers Jade a glimpse into a world of endless passion and endless danger. The film has a PG-13 rating for teen partying, brief partial nudity, language and mature content.
"Adult World" arrives in limited theaters on February 14. Amy has one goal in life. She wants to become a renowned poet. As she struggles to get the attention of her literary idol and launch her own career, Amy reluctantly accepts a job at an adult bookstore. Her introduction to the real world is much harsher than she expected. Mature content and drug use contribute to an R rating. Scott Coffey directs.
"Jimmy P." draws inspiration from a true story. Jimmy Picard is a war veteran, suffering from psychological trauma that baffles most experts. Although much of the world has given up on Jimmy, there is one man brave enough to reach out to the veteran. A French psychoanalyst may be able to unlock a cure. The movie is not yet rated. Arnaud Desplechin directs.
"The Lego Movie" is a hilarious comedy from directing team Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. The unscrupulous Lord Business has some dastardly plans up his Lego sleeves, but the Master Builders are teaming up to put a stop to his evil plot. Their plans rely on finding "the Special," a hero that prophecies have foretold. The animated film's PG rating is due to mild action and rude humor.
"The Monuments Men" is George Clooney's historical film about an unusual group of heroes, seeking to rescue important cultural artifacts during the final days of World War II. With the Nazis preparing to destroy a piece of history, the museum curators and art historians have to figure out how to prevent such a tragic loss from occurring. The movie's PG-13 rating is due to historical smoking and images of war violence.
"Ride Along" follows two very different men as their worlds collide. When James learns that neurotic slacker Ben is planning to marry his sister, he decides to test Ben's true motives. He invites Ben to accompany him on a ride along and get a firsthand taste of the dangers a cop faces during his typical day. Strong language, mature content and sequences of violence contribute to a PG-13 rating. Tim Story directs.
"Frozen" features the voice of Kristen Bell as Anna, an earnest and awkward princess with a taste for adventure and an unceasing devotion to her sister. With her sister missing and a spell transforming the kingdom, Anna sets out to make things right again, even if it means facing some serious danger. The Disney movie has a PG rating for action and mild rude humor. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck direct.
"Lone Survivor" stars Mark Wahlberg as Marcus Luttrell, the leader of a small group of Navy SEALs. Attempting to capture a dangerous enemy would be risky enough, but an encounter with a group of locals forces the team to make a tough choice. Now, fighting for their lives is their only option. "Lone Survivor" has an R rating for bloody war violence and pervasive language. Peter Berg directs.