At the Movies
This new action-adventure hit is based on Veronica Roth's award-winning, worldwide best-selling novel, "Divergent"
The film stars Kate Winslet and Shaliene Woodley. It is centered around the monumental choice of deciding who you are and discovering who you can be. Set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior is warned she is divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all divergents, she must find out what makes being divergent so dangerous before it's too late.
"Divergent" starts Friday nationally, including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas, with a special advance showing at 9 p.m. today. 140 minutes. It's rated PG-13 for intense violence and action, thematic elements and some sensuality.
MUPPETS MOST WANTED
Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell star in this new family comedy adventure.
This new comedy from Disney takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe's most exciting cities, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine -- the World's No. 1 Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit -- and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, a.k.a. No. 2, portrayed by Ricky Gervais.
"Muppets Most Wanted" starts Friday nationally, including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 113 minutes. It's rated PG for some mild action.
NEED FOR SPEED
This new action thriller stars Aaron Paul and Michael Keaton.
Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul), a blue-collar mechanic who races muscle-cars on the side in an unsanctioned street-racing circuit, struggles to keep his family-owned garage afloat. He reluctantly partners with the wealthy and arrogant ex-NASCAR driver Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper). But just as a major sale to car broker Julia Bonet (Imogen Poots) looks like it will save Tobey's shop, a disastrous race allows Dino to frame Tobey for a crime he didn't commit, sending Tobey to prison while Dino expands his business out west. Two years later, Tobey is released and set on revenge
"Need for Speed" is held over through March 27. 124 minutes. It's rated PG-13 for sequences of reckless street racing, disturbing crash scenes, nudity and crude language.
MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN
Two of the most popular characters from the classic "Rocky and Bullwinkle" TV show now have their own new full-length, big-screen movie.
Mr. Peabody, the dog who is the world's most brilliant scientist, and his mischievous adopted human son, Sherman, use their time machine -- The WABAC -- to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But when Sherman takes The WABAC out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidently rip a hole in the universe, wreaking havoc on the most important events in world history. Before they forever alter the past, present and future, Mr. Peabody must come to their rescue, ultimately facing the most daunting challenge of any era: figuring out how to be a parent.
"Mr. Peabody and Sherman" is held over. 96 minutes. It's rated PG for some mild action and brief rude humor.
Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore star in this new suspense thriller.
During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks (Neeson) receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the airline to transfer $150 million into an off-shore account. Until he secures the money, a passenger on his flight will be killed every 20 minutes. The film reunites Neeson with the director of "Unknown," Jaume Collet-Serra, and producer Joel Silver.
"Non-Stop" is held over through March 27. 107 minutes. It's rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some language, sensuality and drug reference.