Thursday, January 9, 2014

New This Week (1/9/14)

All The Boys Love Mandy Lane (R)
Mandy Lane is an untouchable Texas high-school beauty who is invited by her classmates to a weekend getaway at a secluded ranch. But as the sun goes down and the party rages on, the festivities take a disturbing turn. And for lovely Mandy Lane, a night of endless horror has just begun.

Copper Season Two (NR)
Set in New York City on the brink of Lincoln's assassination, Detective Kevin Corcoran struggles to tame the wartime metropolis while wrestling with personal demons. And when Tammany Hall's outspoken General Brendan Donovan returns from the Civil War to restore law and order to the Sixth Ward, loyalties will be bought and sold both uptown and in the slums of the Five Points, as Corcoran, and those around him, fight to find their places in an unforgiving city.

Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Just as Gru has given up being super-bad to be a super-dad, the Anti-Villain League recruits him to track down a new criminal mastermind and save the world. Partnered with secret agent Lucy Wilde, Gru, along with the wildly unpredictable Minions, must figure out how to keep his cover while also keeping up with with his duties as a father.

Doc Martin Series 6 (NR)
Even on his own wedding day, Dr. Martin Ellingham is all scowls. Then following a calamitous honeymoon, he and Louisa must learn to live together, raise a child, and manage two careers. It's a big adjustment for both, especially Martin, who's unaccustomed to clutter and noise. Factor in the Doc's usual string of batty patients and Martin is soon more ill-tempered than ever. 

Don Jon (R)
Jon Martello is a handsome, good old-fashioned guy known as Don Jon for his ability to bed beautiful women at will. Barbara Sugarman is a gorgeous, good old-fashioned girl raised on romantic movies, and she's determined to find her Prince Charming. Wrestling with expectations of the opposite sex, Jon and Barbara struggle against false fantasies to find true intimacy in this unexpected comedy.

Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)
Hobbs has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled drivers, whose mastermind is aided by the love Dom thought was dead, Letty. The only way to stop the criminal mercenaries from stealing a top secret weapon is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks for the help of Dom and his elite team. Payment for the ultimate chase? Full pardons for all of them and a chance to make their families whole again.

Insidious Chapter 2 (PG-13)
How deep into the darkness will you go to discover the truth? The terrifying sequel to Insidious follows the haunted Lambert family as they seek to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. They must rely on familiar allies to exile the demons that follow them and unearth the secret before the evil continues its deadly rampage.

Jobs (PG-13)
This inspiring and entertaining film chronicles Jobs' early days as a college dropout, his rise as the co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc., his forced departure from the company, and his return that single-handedly set a course turning the once-tiny startup into one of the world's most valuable companies. His epic journey blazes a trail that changes technology--and the world--forever. Jobs is a riveting story of a true American visionary, a man who let nothing stand in the way of greatness.

Prisoners (R)
Keller Dover's young daughter and her friend are missing, and panic has set in for both families as hours turn to days. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests the only suspect, but a lack of evidence forces his release. As pressure mounts, Loki's team pursues multiple leads while a frantic Dover, knowing his child's life is at stake, decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.

The Sound Of Music Live! (NR)
Maria, a vivacious young governess falls in love with straitlaced widower, Captain Von Trapp and his seven children and soon leads them all to embrace the joy of music and sing along, performed live.

Thanks For Sharing (R)
An unconventional romantic comedy that follows the topsy-turvy lives and loves of three obsessive characters, who embark on a life-changing journey filled with laughter and surprises.

Top Of The Lake (NR)
Tui, a 12 year-old girl, walks chest deep into the freezing waters of a South Island lake in New Zealand. She is five months pregnant and won't say who the father is. Then she disappears. Robin Griffin is a gutsy but inexperienced detective called in to investigate. But as Robin becomes more and more obsessed with the search for her, she slowly begins to realize that finding Tui is tantamount to finding herself--a self she has kept well hidden.

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