At the Movies
Seth Rogen and Zac Efron lead the cast of this outrageous and raunchy new comedy.
A young couple with a new baby wake up one morning to find a wild college fraternity has moved into the house next door. As the frat parties get louder and wilder, a hilarious and destructive battle begins between the family guy and the frat boys.
“Neighbors” starts Friday nationally, including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 97 minutes. It’s rated R for pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity and some drug use throughout.
“LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY’S RETURN”
The new animated family adventure stars the voices of Lea Michele and Dan Aykroyd. In this new chapter in the Oz legacy, Dorothy returns to Kansas, only to find it devastated by the tornado that had whisked her away to Oz. The townspeople are packing up and moving out. But shortly after arriving, she is magically transported back to Oz. She finds out that Oz is in trouble and the people there need her help. As she journeys to find her friends, she encounters a number of new companions (and lots of problems in both worlds that she needs to fix).
“Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” starts Friday nationally, including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 88 minutes. It’s rated PG for some scary images and mild peril.
“AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2”
This new chapter of the Spider-Man adventure stars Andrea Garfield, Emma Stone, Sally Field and Jamie Foxx.
This new movie focuses on an untold story that reveals a different side of Peter Parker. He was abandoned by his parents as a boy and raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May.
Now as a teenager, Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father. It sends him on a quest regarding his parents’ disappearance, which leads directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connor’s alter-ego, the Lizard, Peter will make life-altering decisions to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.
“Amazing Spider-Man 2” is held over. 142 minutes. It’s rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence.
“THE OTHER WOMAN”
Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in this new comedy.
After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman (Cameron Diaz) tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he’s been cheating on (Leslie Mann), she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered (Kate Upton), all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing SOB.
“The Other Woman” is held over through Thursday, May 15. 109 minutes. It’s rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual references and language.
“HEAVEN IS FOR REAL”
This film is based on the true story of a young boy who nearly died and is able to tell about what he saw in the afterlife.
Based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, this tells the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience. The film stars Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly as the real-life couple whose son, Colton, claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience.
Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth ... things he couldn’t possibly know. Todd and his family are then challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event. “Heaven is for Real” is held over through Thursday, May 15. 110 minutes. It’s rated PG for thematic material, including some medical situations.