Posted: January 31, 2014 at 1:45 a.m.
(opening dates are tentative)
The Lego Movie, PG An ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego mini-figure (voice of Chris Pratt), mistakenly identified as the key to saving the world, joins a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant. Computer animated in 3-D. With voices of Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman; directed by Phil Lord, Chris Miller. Feb. 7
The Monuments Men, PG-13 George Clooney directs and plays the leader of a team of museum directors, curators and art historians assembled as a platoon and sent into Germany in the latter days of World War II to retrieve artistic masterpieces from the Nazis and return them to their rightful prewar owners. With Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, John Goodman. Feb. 7
Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2013, not rated Short films nominated for the 2013 Academy Awards. Feb. 7
Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters, PG-13 Two 17-year-olds (Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry) believe their lives are at risk at the hidden boarding school (for mortal, peaceful vampires and their half-vampire/half-human guardians) they attend. With Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Sarah Hyland, Joely Richardson; directed by Mark Waters. Feb. 7
MovieStyle, Pages 33 on 01/31/2014