Identity Thief (Comedy, R) – Spendthrift Diana (Melissa McCarthy) is living a charmed life, spending what she wants, buying what she wants and doing what she wants… all on someone else’s dime. Unbeknownst to account rep Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman), Diana has appropriated his info and is using his good name to finance her good time. When Sandy discovers the con he’s in a race against time to catch up with her before her freewheeling ways ruin his credit—and life—forever. (Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Amanda Peet, Kevin Covias)
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Side Effects (Thriller, R) – New York couple Emily (Rooney Mara) and Martin’s (Channing Tatum) lives are thrown into chaos when Emily’s psychiatrist prescribes her an anxiety drug, one which causes her to act out in increasingly erratic—and sometimes violent—ways. (Jude Law, Channing Tatum, Catherine Zeta Jones, Rooney Mara)
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Also opening in limited release:
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (Comedy, R) – Successful designer Charles Swan (Charlie Sheen) is enjoying all the fame, money and privilege his success has afforded him when the love of his life, Ivana abruptly breaks up with him. When Charles sinks into a deep depression his friends, Kirby, Saul and sister Izzy step up and help him put the pieces back together. (Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Patricia Arquette)
Lore (Foreign Drama, Unrated) – When her Nazi parents are arrested in the aftermath of World War 2, Lore and her younger siblings are left to fend for themselves. When she meets Thomas, a similar displaced refugee who also happens to be Jewish she is forced to confront her prejudices and work with Thomas if any of them have any hope of surviving.
Click to see the trailer for ‘Lore’.
The Playroom (Drama, Unrated) – Maggie is a young girl growing up in the 70’s. While her free-wheeling parents entertain company at their frequent parties, she keeps her younger siblings occupied by taking them up in the attic and dreaming up wildly imaginative stories for them. (Molly Parker, John Hawkes, Olivia Harris, Lydia Mackay)
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Shanghai Calling (Romantic Comedy, PG-13) – A New York lawyer travels to Shanghai on business. While there he meets a beautiful relocation specialist, who he finds himself quickly falling for. (Daniel Henney, Eliza Coupe, Bill Paxton, Alan Ruck)
Click to see the trailer for ‘Shanghai Calling’.
The Sorcerer and the White Snake (Fantasy Action/Adventure, PG-13) – An herbalist falls for a thousand-year-old magical serpent disguised as a woman. A powerful sorcerer uncovers her secret and finds himself in a battle for the smitten man’s soul. (Jet Li, Huang Sheng Yi, Raymond Lam, Charlene Choi)
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Movies Opening Archive
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