Posted: April 25, 2014 at 2:07 a.m.

(opening dates are tentative)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2, PG-13 Only Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city, including Electro (Jamie Foxx), as he comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp. With Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, B.J. Novak; directed by Marc Webb. May 2

Blue Ruin, R A mysterious outsider turns his quiet life on the margins upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. With Eve Plumb, Amy Hargreaves, David W. Thompson, Bonnie Johnson, Macon Blair; directed by Jeremy Saulnier. May 2

Hateship Loveship, R Kristen Wiig plays a profoundly shy woman whom a man (Nick Nolte) hires as a housekeeper and a primary caregiver to his granddaughter Sabitha (Hailee Steinfeld). When the girl uses technology to foster a pseudo relationship between them, she starts a chain reaction she didn’t anticipate. With Guy Pearce; directed by Liza Johnson. May 2

MovieStyle, Pages 35 on 04/25/2014