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Backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro

African Cats (G)

The film focuses on a young lion cub named Mara being raised by his mother, Layla, a mother cheetah named Sita who is raising five newborns, and Fang, the leader of a pride defending his family from a banished lion. With so many species competing for space and food in the savanna, the animals must figure out the best way to survive.

Arthur (PG)

Russell Brand reinvents the role of loveable billionaire Arthur Bach, an irresponsible charmer who has always relied on two things to get by: his limitless fortune and the good sense of his lifelong nanny and best friend Hobson (Helen Mirren), to keep him out of trouble. Kind-hearted, fun-loving, and utterly without purpose, Arthur spends every day in the heedless pursuit of amusement.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules (G)

Greg Heffley, the kid who made “wimpy” cool is back in an all-new family comedy based on the best-selling follow-up novel by Jeff Kinney. As he begins Grade 7, Greg and his older brother — and chief tormentor — Rodrick must deal with their parents’ misguided attempts to have them bond.

Fast Five (14A)

Since Brian and Mia Toretto (Brewster) broke Dom out of custody, they’ve blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. As they assemble their elite team of top racers, the unlikely allies know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead. But he’s not the only one on their tail.

Hanna (14A)

A teenage girl goes out into the world for the first time — and has to battle for her life. Director Joe Wright weaves elements of dark fairy tales into the adventure thriller Hanna, filmed on location in Europe and Morocco.

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (STC)

Red (Hayden Panettiere) is in training for the sister hoods. Now, teaming with Wolf (Patrick Warburton), Red must investigate the mysterious disappearance of Hansel and Gretel (Bill Hader and Amy Poehler).

Hop (G)

Hop is an animated comedy about E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand), the teenage son of the Easter Bunny. On the eve of taking over the family business, E.B. leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream of becoming a drummer. He encounters Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals, who accidentally hits E.B. with his car. Feigning injury, E.B. manipulates Fred into providing him shelter.

Insidious (14A)

Insidious is about a young family that makes the terrifying discovery that the body of their comatose boy has become a magnet for malevolent entities, while his consciousness lies trapped in the dark and insidious realm known as “The Further.”

Eddie Morra (Cooper) is an unemployed writer whose girlfriend Lindy (Cornish) breaks up with him. Eddie believes he has no future, but when a friend introduces him to the experimental drug NZT, Eddie becomes highly focused and highly confident. He is able to recall everything he has read, heard, or seen, and he uses the knowledge to become successful in the financial world.

Several intersecting stories unfold at one high school as the big dance approaches. Prom portrays the precarious passage from high school to independence as some relationships unravel and others ignite. For Nova Prescott (Aimee Teegarden), it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy (Thomas McDonell) who gets in the way of her perfect prom.

Blu is a domesticated macaw who never learned to fly, living a comfortable life with his owner and best friend Linda in the small town of Moose Lake, Minn. Blu and Linda think he’s the last of his kind until they learn of another macaw living in Rio de Janeiro. They travel to the city to meet Jewel, but shortly after arriving Blu and Jewel are kidnapped by bungling animal smugglers.

Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to Woodsboro on the 15th anniversary of the first Woodsboro murders to promote her new self-help book when she encounters former allies Sheriff Dewey Riley (David Arquette) and entertainment journalist Gale Weathers (Courtney Cox) and others as the killings start anew.

Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.

When decorated airman Capt. Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he’s part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he’s ever known, he learns he’s part of a government experiment called the “Source Code,” a program that enables him to cross over into another man’s identity in the last eight minutes of his life.

Sucker Punch is an action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to go where her mind takes her, but her incredible adventures blur the lines between what’s real and what is imaginary … with potentially tragic consequences.

Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston and Anthony Hopkins star in this live-action movie that brings the Marvel Comics hero to the silver screen.

As a young man, Jacob Jankowski (Robert Pattinson) was tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. It was the early part of the Great Depression, and for Jacob (Hal Holbrook), now 90, the circus world he remembers was both his salvation and a living hell. A veterinary student just shy of a degree, he was put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie.

Thadeous (Danny McBride) is a lazy, arrogant prince who, with his brother Fabious (James Franco), must go on an epic quest in order to save their father’s kingdom. The cast includes Natalie Portman as a warrior princess and the prince’s love interest, Zooey Deschanel as a virginal bride, Justin Theroux as an evil wizard and Michael Clarke Duncan who dons the role of a giant troll.

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