At the Movies
HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE
Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson and Elizabeth Banks star in this action drama hit based on the best-selling book.
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must embark on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts. Along the way, Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow changes the rules for the next Hunger Games — a competition that could change Panem forever.
“Hunger Games: Catching Fire” starts Friday nationally, including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. There will be a special advance showing of both the first and this new “Hunger Games” movie today. 146 minutes.
It’s rated PG-13 for intense sequences and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language.
Vince Vaughn stars in the new comedy hit about a guy who finds out he has 533 children.
Vaughn plays an affable underachiever who suddenly learns that his anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years earlier resulted in 533 children. On hearing this news, he embarks on a hilarious journey that leads him to discover not only his true self but also the father that he could become.
“Delivery Man” starts Friday nationally including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 105 minutes.
It’s rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual content, some drug material, brief violence and language.
THOR: THE DARK WORLD
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins star in Disney and Marvel’s new action adventure.
“Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself.
In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos, but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
“Thor: The Dark World” is held over through Nov. 26. 112 minutes.
It’s rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some suggestive content.
Academy-Award winners Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline star in this comedy about four best friends since childhood who go to Vegas for a wild bachelor party.
Billy, the group’s sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his thirtysomething girlfriend and the four head to Las Vegas with a plan to stop acting their age and relive their glory days.
However, on arriving, they quickly realize that the decades have transformed Sin City and tested their friendship in ways they never imagined. The Rat Pack may have once played the Sands and Cirque du Soleil may now rule the Strip, but it’s these four who are now taking over Vegas. Mary Steenburgen plays a lounge singer who befriends the “boys.”
“Last Vegas” is held over through Nov. 26. 104 minutes.
It’s rated PG-13 brief sexual content and language.