Posted: March 29, 2013 at 4:12 a.m.
New this week G.I. Joe: Retaliation 82 PG-13 The G.I. Joes fight their mortal enemy Cobra while forced to contend with threats from within their own government. With D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson;
directed by Jon M. Chu. (99 minutes) Opened ThursdayThe Host 66 PG-13 Saoirse Ronan plays a young woman who will risk everything for the people she cares about when an unseen enemy starts taking over people’s bodies and erasing their memories. With Max Irons, Jake Abel, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, Frances Fisher; directed by Andrew Niccol. (125 minutes)Like Someone in Love 89 Not rated A 24-hour encounter in Tokyo between an elderly professor (Tadashi Okuno) and a sociology student (Rin Takanashi) who moonlights as a high-end escort takes some unexpected paths involving soup, a tense encounter with a boyfriend and old Ella Fitzgerald records. Subtitled. With Ryo Kase, Aao Miyazaki; directed by Abbas Kiarostami. (109 minutes)Temptation PG-13 Tyler Perry is the writer, producer and director but, for a change, does not appear onscreen in this woman’s journey into the nature of desire. With Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Lance Gross, Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Williams, Robbie Jones, Renee Taylor, Ella Joyce, Brandy Norwood. (111 minutes)Upside Down 82 PG-13 A couple in love since they were in their teens face literally astronomical odds: They’re separated not just by social class and a political system bent on keeping them apart, but also because they live on twin worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. With Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Jayne Heitmeyer, Neil Napier, Larry Day; directed by Juan Diego Solanas. (105 minutes)
MovieStyle, Pages 31 on 03/29/2013