Posted: January 11, 2013 at 1:56 a.m.

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Chicken With Plums 87 PG-13 A renowned Iranian violinist in the 1950s loses all taste for life after his beloved violin is broken and takes to his bed to await death. Meanwhile he relives his life through melancholy dreams and, after a conversation with the Angel of Death, sees the future of his children. With Isabella Rossellini, Golshifteh Farahani, Maria de Medeiros, Mathieu Amalric, Jamel Debbouze; directed by Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi. (90 minutes). See review at

A Haunted House R In this Paranormal Activity parody, Marlon Wayans and Essence Atkins play newlyweds who discover they’re not alone in their dream house. With Nick Swardson, David Koechner, Cedric The Entertainer, Bobbie Lee, Dave Sheridan; directed by Mike Tiddes. (95 minutes) No review available.

Hitchcock 83 PG-13 Anthony Hopkins plays director Alfred Hitchcock and Helen Mirren, his wife and partner, Alma Reville, whose relationship deepens during the making of Hitchcock’s Psycho. With Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston, Toni Collette; directed by Sacha Gervasi. (98 minutes)

Nayak Not rated A boy fights hard to fulfill his father’s ambition. Subtitled. With Ram Charan Teja, Kajal Agarwal, Amala Paul; directed by V.V. Vinayak. (155 minutes) No review available.

MovieStyle, Pages 31 on 01/11/2013