On the reel
Rated R, running time 92 minutes.
Showing 10:15 p.m. today at Sierra Cinemas.
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, “Carrie” is directed by Kimberly Peirce with a screenplay by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. — Sony
Rated R, running time 116 minutes.
Starts Friday at Del oro Theatre.
One of the world’s foremost authorities on structural security agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called “The Tomb.” Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) to help devise a daring, nearly impossible plan to escape from the most protected and fortified prison ever built. “Escape Plan” is the first pairing of action legends Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger in leading roles and co-stars Jim Caviezel, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Vinnie Jones, Vincent D’Onofrio and Amy Ryan. — Summit
The Fifth Estate
Rated R, running time 124 minutes.
Starts Friday at Sierra Cinemas.
Triggering our age of high-stakes secrecy, explosive news leaks and the trafficking of classified information, WikiLeaks forever changed the game.
Now, in a dramatic thriller based on real events, “The Fifth Estate” reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization. The story begins as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) team up to become underground watchdogs of the privileged and powerful. On a shoestring, they create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data, shining a light on the dark recesses of government secrets and corporate crimes. Soon, they are breaking more hard news than the world’s most legendary media organizations combined. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society and what are the costs of exposing them? —Disney
The Artist and the Model
Rated R, running time 104 minutes. In French and Spanish with English subtitles.
Shows Sun, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at The Nevada Theatre.
Summer of 1943. In an occupied France, not far away from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor (Jean Rochefort) who is tired of life and wars finds a renewed desire to work on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the south of France. This movie explores similar themes as “Renoir,” which we showed recently. “The lovely and poignant drama The Artist and the Model stirringly presents art, life and death as one irrevocably tangled trio.” –Gary Goldstein, L.A. Times.
Rated PG-13, running time 93 minutes.
Starts Friday at Sutton Cinemas.
A divorced and single parent, Eva (Julia Louis Dreyfus) spends her days enjoying work as a masseuse but dreading her daughter’s impending departure for college. She meets Albert (James Gandolfini) — a sweet, funny and like-minded man also facing an empty nest. As their romance quickly blossoms, Eva befriends Marianne (Catherine Keener), her new massage client. Marianne is a beautiful poet who seems “almost perfect” except for one prominent quality: She rags on her ex-husband way too much. Suddenly, Eva finds herself doubting her own relationship with Albert as she learns the truth about Marianne’s ex. “Enough Said” is a sharp, insightful comedy that humorously explores the mess that often comes with getting involved again. — Fox Searchlight
7:15 p.m. today at Sierra Cinemas.
National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival’s production of “Macbeth,” with Kenneth Branagh (“My Week With Marilyn,” “Hamlet)” in his first Shakespeare performance in more than a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (“Doctor Who,” “ER”) as Lady Macbeth.
Directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, this electrifying new production of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of ambition and treachery unfolds within the walls of an intimate deconsecrated Manchester church.
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