Back Space Theatre
(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940, www.thebackspacetheatre.org)
Hyde Park on Hudson. HHH½ Bill Murray stars as FDR, who, while entertaining the king and queen of England in 1939 must also hide the affair he’s having with his distant cousin. Rated R.
(102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133, www.allentheatresinc.com)
The Place Beyond the Pines. HHHH A motorcycle stuntman catches the attention of a rookie cop when he starts robbing banks to support his gal and newborn baby. (See review this page.) Rated R.
42. HHH It’s about time someone made a major studio biopic about Jackie Robinson breaking the Major League Baseball color barrier. Relative unknown Chadwick Boseman stars as the history-making Brooklyn Dodger. Rated PG-13.
Durango Stadium 9
(Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com)
The Play Room. (Wednesday only; no Roeper rating) In 1975, a group of kids playing in the attic create a make-believe world, while downstairs their parents do the same. Not rated.
Oblivion. HHH Tom Cruise plays a future military guy assigned to an outpost on some planet and then he finds out a secret or something. Rated PG-13.
Scary Movie V. (No Roeper rating) Making fun of bad movies is a can’t-miss formula, as evidenced by the fact that there are now five of these things. Rated R.
Evil Dead. H The tag line says it all: “The most terrifying film you will ever experience.” Rated R.
Jurassic Park. (In digital 3-D with surcharge.) Spielberg’s 1993 neo-classic about a prehistoric zoo gone berserk is probably one of the better recent choices for a 3-D re-release. Rated PG-13.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation. H½ (In standard format and digital 3-D with surcharge.) Wow. This one’s got Bruce Willis and The Rock in it. Guess everyone else in Hollywood took the winter off? Rated PG-13.
Olympus Has Fallen. (No Ebert/Roeper rating.) A terrorist takes the White House, kidnaps the president and it’s up to one man to save the country, the world, etc. What a man. Rated R.
The Croods. (No Roeper rating; in standard format and digital 3-D with surcharge.) An animated thing in which a family of prehistoric people go on an adventure. Fortunately for us, they were among the few English-speaking Cro-Magnons. Rated PG.
Oz the Great and Powerful. HH½ (In standard format and digital 3-D with surcharge.) In a backstory of the classic tale, the three witches are among the first to suspect that the “wizard” (James Franco) might not be all he claims to be. Rated PG.
Ted Holteen, Richard Roeper and roger ebert