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Cinemark Denton 2825 Wind River Lane off I-35E. 940-535-2654. www.cinemark.com .

Movie Tavern 916 W. University Drive. 940-566-FILM (3456). www.movietavern.com .

Rave Cinemas 8380 S. I-35E, Hickory Creek. 940-321-2788. www.ravemotionpictures.com .

Silver Cinemas Inside Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. 940-387-1957. www.silvercinemasinc.com .

 

OPENING FRIDAY

Home Run After a DUI arrest and a team suspension, a pro baseball player is sent to his hometown in the sticks, where he is forced to coach a local youth team and enter a recovery program. With Scott Elrod, Vivica A. Fox and Dorian Brown. Rated PG-13, 113 minutes. — Los Angeles Times

Oblivion After humans have evacuated a decimated Earth, one of the last drone repairmen on the planet has a startling encounter that causes him to question the past. With Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. Rated PG-13, 124 minutes. — LAT

The Place Beyond the Pines When a motorcycle stunt rider commits a robbery to support his infant son, he’s thrust into a conflict with a police officer that has far-reaching consequences for both their families. With Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Rose Byrne. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. Rated R, 140 minutes. — LAT

 

NOW PLAYING

Admission -- Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) meets a high school teacher (Paul Rudd) who aims to obtain admission for a certain student — who has an unknown connection to Portia. Paul Weitz directed from Karen Croner’s script from Jean Hanff Korelitz’s novel, bringing mature themes to complement the humor. Rated PG-13, 110 minutes. — Boo Allen

The Croods -- Cavemen — they’re just like us! — or so The Croods seems to be saying. The animated adventure features a strong, star-studded cast and dazzles visually in wondrously colorful, vibrant 3-D. It’s the prehistoric era, and while her family prefers the comforting safety of hiding fearfully inside a cave, teenager Eep (voiced by Emma Stone) longs to see what’s outside those stone walls. With the voices of Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage, Catherine Keener and Cloris Leachman. Rated PG, 92 minutes. — The Associated Press

Evil Dead In this remake of the 1981 horror film, five 20-something friends holed up in a remote cabin discover a strange book and unwittingly summon dormant demons from the nearby woods. Directed by Fede Alvarez. Rated R, 87 minutes. — LAT

42 A biopic about the legendary ballplayer Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. With Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie and Christopher Meloni. Written and directed by Brian Helgeland. Rated PG-13, 128 minutes. — LAT

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Members of an elite special-ops force face off against an international terrorist organization while dealing with threats from within their own government. With Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum and Adrianne Palicki. Directed by Jon M. Chu. Rated PG-13, 110 minutes. — LAT

The Host On a future Earth occupied by alien parasites that take over human bodies, one of humanity’s last survivors fights to protect her loved ones. With Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel and Chandler Canterbury. Written and directed by Andrew Niccol. Rated PG-13, 125 minutes. — LAT

Jurassic Park 3D A new 3-D conversion of the 1993 adventure film about an island theme park inhabited by cloned dinosaurs. With Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum. Written by Michael Crichton and David Koepp. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Rated PG-13, 127 minutes. — LAT

Side Effects -- If this is indeed Steven Soderbergh’s final film, then it feels like he’s coming full circle in some ways to the film that put him on the map: the trailblazing, 1989 indie Sex, Lies and Videotape. Both movies are about danger, secrets and manipulation, filled with characters who aren’t what they initially seem. Rooney Mara is chilling as a troubled Manhattan woman who starts taking a new drug at the urging of her psychiatrist (Jude Law). Bad things happen. Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta-Jones co-star. Rated R, 106 minutes. — AP

 


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