November 9, 2012
ARGO — During the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, a CIA agent leads a daring mission to rescue six U.S. diplomats. R for language, violent imagery. 131 mins.
CLOUD ATLAS — A pseudo-intellectual, self-indulgent slog through human interconnectedness. R for violence, language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use. 172 mins.
FLIGHT — In this thrilling, and even darkly funny, story, Denzel Washington is Whip Whitaker, an airline pilot and serious alcoholic. Mechanical failure on a flight to Atlanta forces him to pull off a daring crash landing, and he's rightly hailed as a hero, but the subsequent federal investigation also reveals his rampant substance abuse. R for drug and alcohol abuse, language, sexuality/nudity and an intense action sequence. 135 mins.
FUN SIZE – A high-school senior's Halloween plans are ruined when she has to babysit her 8-year-old prankster brother. PG-13 for crude material, partying and language. 87 mins.
HERE COMES THE BOOM — An apathetic biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial-arts fighter to raise money for his flagging school. PG for MMA sports violence, rude humor and language. 105 mins.
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA Daddy Dracula has trouble shielding his daughter from outside elements on the eve of her 118th birthday. PG for rude humor, action, images. 91 mins.
THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS — In a village in feudal China, warriors, assassins and a lone blacksmith clash over a fortune in gold. 96 mins. R for bloody violence, strong sexuality, language and brief drug use.
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 – Weird phenomena, take 4. R for language, violence/terror. 88 mins.
PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER – A teen outsider copes with first love, mental illness and the suicide of his best friend. PG-13 for theme, drugs/alcohol, sexuality. 103 mins.
PITCH PERFECT — A snarky comedy set in the world of college a cappella groups. PG-13 for sexuality, language, drug references. 112 mins.
SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS — A frustrated screenwriter gets mixed up with the criminal underworld. R for violence, bloody images, language, nudity/sexuality and drug use. 109 mins.
SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D – A dad disappears, and a daughter is drawn into a terrifying alternate reality. R for violence, language, brief nudity. 94 mins.
SINISTER — After discovering a box of old home movies, a true-crime novelist unleashes an evil supernatural presence. R for disturbing violent images and some terror. 109 mins.
TAKEN 2 — A mix of third-rate action/dreary melodrama. PG-13 for intense violence and action, sensuality. 92 mins.
WRECK-IT RALPH – Disney Animation takes a page out of Pixar's well-worn playbook for this screwball farce that finds fun in the outside-the-arcade-game life of the characters trapped in those games. 98 mins. PG for rude humor and mild action/violence.