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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

The Big Wedding A long-divorced couple are forced to pretend otherwise for the sake of their adopted son’s wedding when his ultra-conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway around the world to attend. With Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams. Written and directed by Justin Zackham. Rated R, 90 minutes. — Los Angeles Times

Mud --  Matthew McConaughey stars as the title character, Mud, in this third film from Austin-based writer-director Jeff Nichols. Mud hides on a deserted island from the police when two local boys help him escape and also find his lost girlfriend (Reese Witherspoon). Before long, the hunt becomes violent and frighteningly intense. Moody and atmospheric, with plenty of surprises. With Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson and Ray McKinnon. Rated PG-13, 130 minutes. At the Angelika Dallas and Plano. — Boo Allen

NOW PLAYING

The Call A 911 operator who takes a call from an abducted teenager must confront a killer from her own past to save the girl’s life. With Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin and Morris Chestnut. Directed by Brad Anderson. Rated R, 98 minutes. — LAT

The Company You Keep --  A wanted fugitive from the 1960s (Robert Redford, who also directed) goes on the run when uncovered by a journalist (Shia LaBeouf). With the reporter on his trail, he travels across the country to find another former radical (Julie Christie), the one person who can clear his name. Redford, directing Lem Dobbs’ script from Neil Gordon’s novel, maintains a good level of suspense throughout despite some glaring plot holes. Excellent casting of old and new faces: Susan Sarandon, Chris Cooper, Brit Marling, Sam Elliott and Brendan Gleeson. Rated R, 125 minutes. — B.A.

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, although the script doesn’t pop off the screen quite so effectively. 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 in her usual charming rasp) longs to see what’s outside those stone walls. 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. 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

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. — 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

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

Olympus Has Fallen A disgraced Secret Service agent is called back to duty when the White House is taken over by terrorists. With Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Melissa Leo. Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day). Rated R, 119 minutes. — LAT

Oz the Great and Powerful --  This prequel aims for nostalgia in older viewers who grew up on The Wizard of Oz while simultaneously enchanting a newer, younger audience. It never really accomplishes either successfully. At its center is a miscast James Franco as the circus huckster who becomes the reluctant Wizard of Oz. Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams play the three witches. Rated PG, 130 minutes. — AP

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

Scary Movie 5 Two happily married young parents — a ballet dancer and an ape researcher — have to grapple with a malevolent supernatural presence in this fifth installment of the horror parody series. With Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex and Erica Ash. Rated PG-13, 85 minutes. — LAT

 


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