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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 .

Carmike Hickory Creek 16 8380 S. I-35E, Hickory Creek. 940-321-2788. www.carmike.com .

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

OPENING FRIDAY

50-1 — Producer-director Jim Wilson’s film tells the improbable journey of Mine That Bird, a little horse with an unsightly gait, from southern New Mexico to the Kentucky Derby winner’s circle. With Skeet Ulrich, Christian Kane, Todd Lowe, William Devane, Madelyn Deutch and real-life jockey Calvin Borel. Rated PG-13, 110 minutes. — The Associated Press

The Grand Budapest Hotel — Ralph Fiennes takes the lead role in this latest slice of odd humor and great whimsy from writer-director Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore). Fiennes plays Monsieur Gustave, the proprietor of the titular hotel in 1932 in a fictional European country. A narrative unfolds about Gustave’s being left a valuable painting and the hurdles he faces in obtaining it. With Tony Revolori, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray. Rated R, 99 minutes. — Boo Allen

Le Week-End — A long-married British couple (Jim Broadebent and Lindsay Duncan) travels to Paris for a weekend in an attempt to save their marriage and, if possible, to rekindle the spark. The bittersweet experience turns revelatory as they both face unexplored truths. The two leads help elevate Hanif Kureishi’s funny, original and compelling story, directed by Roger Michel. Rated R, 93 minutes. At the Magnolia in Dallas and the Angelika Plano. — B.A.

The Unknown Known — Oscar-winning documentarian Erroll Morris sets former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld down for an extended interview with fascinating, if often infuriating, results. Rumsfeld proves slippery and evasive, yet surprisingly talkative. Morris mixes in archival footage of Rumsfeld contradicting himself while never admitting errors of any sort. He was and remains the perfectly blind politician. Rated PG-13, 103 minutes. At the Angelika Dallas and Plano. — B.A.

NOW PLAYING

Breathe In — Felicity Jones stars in this slight melodrama that hints and suggests of going somewhere but never does. She plays Sophie, a British exchange student who travels to upstate New York to live with Megan and Keith Reynolds (Amy Ryan and Guy Pearce). Sophie, a budding concert pianist, and Keith, a musician and music professor, flirt, become close, and verge on causing a scandal. And that’s about it. Co-writer and director Drake Doremus never completes a theme or draws any conclusions. Rated R, 98 minutes. At the Angelika Dallas and Plano. — B.A.

Ernest & Celestine — Perfectly charming Oscar-nominated animated film from France based on Gabrielle Vincent’s book. A young mouse, Celestine (voiced by Pauline Brunner), contrary to her nature and against the warnings of friends, befriends a mischievous bear, Ernest (Lambert Wilson). They both come from creatively rendered worlds run entirely by, respectively, mice and bears. Warm, inventive, funny and always beautiful film filled with impressionistic pastels. Rated PG, 80 minutes. At the Angelika Dallas and Plano. — B.A.

Noah — Old Testament fury has rarely come to such spectacularly fearsome life than in Noah, Darren Aronofsky’s audacious adaptation of one of the Bible’s best-known but still enigmatic chapters. With Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Hopkins. Rated PG-13, 131 minutes. — The Washington Post


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