Monday, February 17, 2014

New This Week (2/13/14)

All Is Lost (PG-13)
An open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling, and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.

Austenland (PG-13)
Jane Hayes's adoration of all things Jane Austen is complicating her love life. Determined to be the heroine of her own story, Jane spends her life savings on a trip to Austenland, an eccentric resort where guests experience complete immersion in the Regency era. Armed with her bonnet, corset, and needlepoint, Jane strives to avoid spinsterhood...but has a difficult time determining where fantasy ends and real life--and maybe even love--begins.

The Counselor (R)
A savvy lawyer known for doing the right thing for the wrong people decides to put his connections to the test by diving into a treacherous drug deal for some quick cash. But the Counselor soon learns that having it all could mean losing everything.

Ender's Game (PG-13)
As fears of an alien invasion grow, Earth's international Fleet recruits an unlikely leader--a young and brilliant boy--to command its forces and fight for the future of the human race.

Riddick (R)
A dangerous, escaped convict wanted by every bounty hunter in the known galaxy, Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. He soon finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators, and the only way off is for him to activate an emergency beacon and alert mercenaries who rapidly descend to the planet in search of their bounty. 

Sherlock Season Three (NR)
With the demise of Moriarty, Sherlock finds himself locked in another mind battle with the powerful Charles Augustus Magnussen, who is holding the secrets of the world at his fingertips. Once again, the game is on for Sherlock and John in "The Empty Hearse," "The Sign of Three," and finally, "His Last Vow."

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