WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE 4/18/13

April 18, 2013 - 05:32 AM
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Hope you see something good at the movies

3 1/2 STARS

42 - Stirring recreation of baseball legend Jackie Robinson's entrance into the big leagues

Starbuck - French Canadian comedy about a neer-to-do well who donates to a sperm bank and things go terribly but hilariously wrong

Quartet - Maggie Smith moves into a home for retired musicians. Downton Abbey with music

Silver Linings Playbook (R) - Quirky romance with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

3 STARS

The Place Beyond the Pines (R) - Father/son drama with Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper

The Croods - 3D animated comedy about prehistoric family leaving their cave. Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone do the voice work

Oz the Great and Powerful - Story before the story of the Wizard of Oz 

2 1/2 STARS

Trance (R) - Over the top but eye popping crime thriller

Admission - Tina Fey has a work crisis and a personal crisis. With Paul rudd and Lily Tomlin

2 STARS

Oblivion - Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller hard to follow

GI Joe: Retaliation - Reboot of the series based on teh Hasbro boy toy

1 STAR

The Host - Aliens take over home bodies causing inner turmoil

Olympus Has Fallen - Gerard Butler saves the President when rogue terrorists blow up the White House

On the Road - 50's cultural landmark a little outdated now

ZERO

Spring Breakers (R) - Girls go to spring break, meet a rap star and go on a killing spree

 The Call (R) - Halle Berry in Danger

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