The Next Three Days (PG-13)
A woman is convicted of murder and her husband decides to break her out of jail in The Next Three Days, an eventually, briefly, kinda fun caper movie.
A girl with magical hair and serious mother issues attempts to escape her tower and see the world in Tangled, a Disney retelling of the Rapunzel story.
Love and Other Drugs (R)
A good-time-Charlie drug salesman and an acerbic artist with a degenerative disease try to craft a relationship in Love and Other Drugs, a movie that hearkens back to the late 1990s and the early days of Viagra.
Aliens seek and destroy all humans in an attempt to save the Earth from crummy actors and bad writing in Skyline, a dumbtastic sci-fi movie.
Cool it (PG)
Bjørn Lomborg, Danish scientist, takes a critical look at the world’s response to global climate change in Cool It, a documentary that takes the black-and-white world-is-ending message of An Inconvenient Truth and gets all gray with it.
Fair Game (PG-13)
The U.S. government is going to have itself a war in Iraq and it is not going to tolerate any naysayers with their questions about the “lack of proof” of weapons of mass destruction in Fair Game, the story of former CIA agent Valerie Plame.
127 Hours (R)
A hiker gets pinned by a boulder inside a narrow cave and is eventually forced to cut off his own arm in 127 Hours, a movie based on the true story of Aron Ralston.
Never Let Me Go (R)
The big questions about life and death are particularly present with a group of children in the English countryside in Never Let Me Go, a dreamy and contemplative drama based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Due Date (R)
Robert Downey Jr. goes on a wacky-thing-per-minute road trip with Zach Galifianakis in Due Date, a slog made occasionally bearable by Downey.
For Colored Girls (R)
A group of women deal with violence, relationships, family and power in For Colored Girls, a movie based on the play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.
Film reviews by Amy Diaz