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On My Way — Catherine Denueve takes an unexpected road trip in this French language comedy-drama co-written and directed by Emmanuelle Bercot. Deneuve plays forlorn Bettie, recently abandoned by her boyfriend and facing constant problems with her family restaurant. What starts out as a brief respite turns into a soul-searching odyssey that takes Bettie to unexplored territories. Revealing and ultimately engaging. Not rated, 116 minutes. At the Angelika Plano. — Boo Allen

Teenage — Matt Wolf directed this documentary that takes a look at the 20th-century evolution of teenagers, mostly through archival footage and narrated texts. Supposedly “inspired” by Jon Savage’s book, the film covers flappers and “bright young things” from the 1920s , the Hitler Youth from the pre-World War II days, and later, a black Boy Scout, and various other examples that could be be visually represented. Interesting archival material but ultimately superficial. Not rated, 78 minutes. At the Angelika Dallas. — B.A.


Bears — Disneynature’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. — The Hollywood Reporter

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

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. With Robert Redford, Samuel L. Jackson, Emily VanCamp, Anthony Mackie and Hayley Atwell. Rated PG-13, 136 minutes. — B.A.

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. To NFL fans, it’s a reasonably interesting peek behind the curtains, but for the casual fan and the casual filmgoer, it can be a bit of a melodramatic bore. Directed by Ivan Reitman. 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. Based on Todd Burpo’s Christian nonfiction best-seller. Rated PG, 100 minutes. — The Associated Press

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. Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly deliver impressively grounded, powerful performances. Rated PG-13, 131 minutes. — The Washington Post

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

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. In 1974, an Oxford psychology professor (Mad Men veteran Jared Harris) 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. — HR

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. Rated PG-13, 119 minutes. — AP