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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

Brick Mansions — An undercover cop in dystopian Detroit teams with a local hood on a mission to stop a gang with access to a weapon of mass destruction. With Paul Walker, David Belle and Rza. Written by Luc Besson and Bibi Naceri. Directed by Camille Delamarre. Rated PG-13, 89 minutes. — Los Angeles Times

The Other Woman — After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman strikes up an unlikely friendship with the man’s wife, and the two plot their revenge — with help from yet another of his mistresses. With Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Kate Upton. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. Rated R, 110 minutes. — LAT

The Quiet Ones — U.K. studio imprint Hammer’s latest stylish shocker relies on high production values and sense-battering shock tactics to make up for wooden performances and an illogical, silly script. Set in 1974, the film stars Mad Men veteran Jared Harris as Joseph Coupland, an Oxford psychology professor with highly unorthodox methods. He hires an amateur cameraman (Hunger Games regular Sam Claflin) to document his controversial experiments on Jane Harper (Olivia Cooke), a mentally unstable young woman who appears to be possessed by a diabolical alter ego named Evey. Directed by John Pogue. Rated PG-13, 98 minutes. — The Hollywood Reporter

NOW PLAYING

Bears — Disney nature’s Bears combines sweeping vistas and remarkably intimate wildlife photography to typically stirring effect as it documents a year in the life of a mother Alaskan brown bear and her two cubs. Co-directed by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey (African Cats). Rated G, 77 minutes. — HR

Captain America: The Winter Soldier — Chris Evans returns as Steve Rogers, who becomes Captain America, Marvel Comics superhero. He again joins Natasha, the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), to fight against another evil entity of corrupt government officials and corporate thugs who advocate their huge flying warships. Director-brothers Joe and Anthony Russo provide plenty of quick-cutting action scenes. Rated PG-13, 136 minutes. — Boo Allen

Draft Day Draft Day is a “ticking clock” thriller built around the NFL draft, a movie that counts down to the fateful decision that one embattled general manager (Kevin Costner) makes with his team’s first-round pick. With Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Chi McBride and Frank Langella. Rated PG-13, 109 minutes. — McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Heaven Is for Real — After undergoing harrowing surgery for a ruptured appendix, 4-year-old Colton Burpo (Connor Corum) begins recalling his journey to heaven, worrying his pastor father, Todd (Greg Kinnear), and mother, Sonja (Kelly Reilly). Though Todd sticks up for his son, his faith is also tested. As Colton, Corum does an excellent job of speaking softly, yet with conviction, while Kinnear never fails to embody the everyman. Based on Todd Burpo’s Christian nonfiction best-seller. Rated PG, 100 minutes. — The Associated Press

Oculus — The women do the heavy lifting in Oculus, a complex and chilling big-screen ghost story. Doctor Who alumna Karen Gillan plays Kaylie, who’s out to destroy an ornate, baroque mirror that seemed to possess her parents and put her brother into a mental institution. Directed by Mike Flanagan. Rated R, 111 minutes. — MCT

Transcendence — A disappointingly sleepy Johnny Depp stars as Dr. Will Caster, inventor of the potentially all-powerful Physically Independent Neural Network (PINN), an early artificial intelligence. Desperate to keep Caster’s mind alive after an assassination attempt, his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) and colleague Max (Paul Bettany) upload Caster’s brain to a PC. Anti-tech activists descend, and Max begins to realize they’ve created a high-speed Frankenstein. Director Wally Pfister doesn’t exhibit a sure hand with dialogue or a feel for the rhythm of his narrative. Rated PG-13, 119 minutes. — AP


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