Posted: April 25, 2014 at 2:09 a.m.
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Brick Mansions PG-13 In this remake of the 2004 French film District B13, an undercover cop (the late Paul Walker) seeking his father’s killer teams up with a fearless ex-con (David Belle) to stop a sinister plot to devastate a dystopian future Detroit where abandoned mansions now house the most dangerous criminals behind a colossal containment wall. With RZA, Gouchy Boy, Catalina Denis, Carlo Rota; directed by Camille Delamarre. No review available. (89 minutes)
From the Rough PG Taraji P. Henson plays the real-life Catana Starks, a former Tennessee State University swim coach who became the first woman ever to coach a college men’s golf team, taking, with drive, passion and guts, an unruly group of mismatched kids from around the world to an all-time record at the PGA National Collegiate Minority Championship. With Michael Clarke Duncan, Henry Simmons, Tom Felton; directed by Pierre Bagley. (97 minutes)
The Lunch Box 86 PG A mistaken delivery in Bombay’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to a stranger in the twilight of his life, with whom she builds a fantasy world through a series of notes in the lunchbox. With Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nakul Vaid; directed by Ritesh Batra. (105 minutes). See review at blooddirtandangels.com
The Quiet Ones PG-13 A university student (Sam Claflin) and some classmates try to create a poltergeist to explore the dark energy in the damaged psyche of an alluring but dangerously disturbed young woman (Olivia Cooke), triggering an unspeakable force with unexplainable power. With Jared Harris, Erin Richards, Rory Fleck-Byrne; directed by John Pogue. No review available. (98 minutes)
Under the Skin 90 R Scarlett Johansson plays a voluptuous woman of unknown origin who lures a succession of lost souls into an otherworldly lair. With Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Paul Brannigan, Robert J. Goodwin, Krystof Hadek; directed by Jonathan Glazer. (108 minutes)
MovieStyle, Pages 35 on 04/25/2014