Thursday, January 30, 2014

New This Week (1/30/14)

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 (PG)
Inventor Flint Lockwook thought he saved the world when he destroyed his most infamous invention--a machine that turned water into food. But Flint soon learns that his invention survived and is now combining food and animals to create "foodimals!" Flint and his friends embark on a mission to battle foodimals to save the world--again!

DCI Banks: Aftermath (NR)
Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot star in this chilling crime story based on the novel. A young woman is unconscious, while her husband is hiding in the cellar, ready to wield a knife at anyone who tries to enter and desperate to protect his secret. What happens next leaves one of the officers dead, the other fighting for her career and Banks with a chilling murder investigation that will test him to the limit. 

Downton Abbey Season 4 (NR)
Set in 1922, six months after Matthew's death, Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child. Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken.

The Fifth Estate (R)
Based on true events, this fast-paced global thriller takes you behind the shocking headlines. It reveals the mission of Wikileaks' rebel founder to expose fraud and corruption to the world.

Kick-Ass 2 (R)
Kick-Ass and Hit Girl try to return to life as "normal" teenagers, but soon they are faced with their deadliest challenge yet. To seek revenge for his father's death, Red Mist has re-invented himself as the leader of an evil league of super-villains. To defeat their new nemesis, Kick-Ass and Hit Girl must team up with a new wave of masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, in this battle of real-life villains and heroes.

Last Vegas (PG-13)
When the group's sworn bachelor finally proposes to his girlfriend, the four friends head to Las Vegas with a plan to relive their glory days. However, upon arriving, the four quickly realize that the decades have transformed Sin City and tested their friendship in ways they never imagined. 

Luther (NR)
Luther follows his own moral code as much as the rules of the criminal law. Locked in a lethal battle of wits with mass murderer Alice, Luther's decision-making becomes increasingly murky. As he's drawn deeper and deeper into a series of horrific killings, the shadow of a former case threatens to bring him down. 

Short Term 12 (R)
Grace is a supervisor at a group home for troubled teens. Her difficult past, her fierce independence--and a distraught new arrival at the facility--create complications that push Grace and her boyfriend Mason to the brink. They come to embrace a surprising future together, discovering truth, humor and family in unexpected places along the way.

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