DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

News

March 8, 2013

Also in theaters: Short film reviews

‘21 and Over’

When his two best friends pay him a surprise visit for his 21st birthday, a straight-A college student throws caution to the wind for a wild night, despite having an important medical school interview the next morning. With Miles Teller, Justin Chon and Skylar Astin. Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. (1:33) R.

‘Almost in Love’

A love triangle unfolds over two nights set 18 months apart. With Alex Karpovsky, Marjan Neshat, Gary Wilmes and Alan Cumming. Written and directed by Sam Neave. (1:23) NR.

‘Day of the Falcon’

In 1930s Arabia, a young prince finds himself in the center of a conflict caused by the discovery of oil. With Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto and Tahar Rahim. Written by Menno Meyjes, Jean-Jacques Annaud and Alain Godard. Directed by Annaud. (2:05) R.

‘The End of Love’

When the mother of his 2-year-old son suddenly dies, a struggling actor wrestles with loss and adulthood and kindles a relationship with a young single mother. With Mark Webber, Shannyn Sossamon, Michael Cera and Amanda Seyfried. Written and directed by Webber. (1:28) NR.

‘Genius on Hold’

A documentary about telecommunications innovator Walter L. Shaw, his battle against AT&T, his links to organized crime and his embittered son. Narrated by Frank Langella. Directed by Gregory Marquette. (1:31) PG.

‘Jack the Giant Slayer’

A young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway to a world inhabited by fearsome giants and reignites an ancient war. With Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson and Stanley Tucci. Written by Darren Lemke, Christopher McQuarrie and Dan Studney. Directed by Bryan Singer. In 3-D and Imax. (1:57) PG-13.

‘Koch’

A documentary portrait of former New York Mayor Ed Koch, who presided over the city from 1978 to 1989. Directed by Neil Barsky. (1:35) NR.

‘The Last Exorcism: Part II’

A young woman tries to start a new life after a harrowing ordeal, only to once again encounter a demonic presence. With Ashley Bell, Julia Garner and Spencer Treat Clark. Written by Ed Gass-Donnelly and Damien Chazelle. Directed by Gass-Donnelly. (1:28) PG-13.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
News

Latest News
Stocks