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March 8, 2013

Also in theaters: Short film reviews

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‘Dark Skies’

As an escalating series of disturbing events torments a young suburban family, the husband and wife try to stop the mysterious force targeting them. With Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo and Kadan Rockett. Written and directed by Scott Stewart. (1:37) PG-13.

‘Inescapable’

A former Syrian military officer living in Toronto must return to Damascus after a 25-year absence when his daughter disappears there. With Alexander Siddig, Marisa Tomei and Joshua Jackson. Written and directed by Ruba Nadda. (1:32) NR.

‘Kai Po Che’

Three friends trying to make their mark in India in the early 2000s open a training academy for cricket players. With Sushant Singh Rajput, Raj Kumar Yadav and Amit Sadh. Written by Pubali Chaudhuri, Suapratik Sen, Abhishek Kapoor and Chetan Bhagat. Directed by Kapoor. In Hindi with English subtitles. (2:15) NR.

‘One Life’

A documentary about the shared journey of all living things from birth to the delivery of the next generation. Narrated by Daniel Craig. Directed by Michael Gunton and Martha Holmes. (1:25) NR.

‘The Power of Few’

Spies, cops, criminals and religious conspiracists cross paths over a mysterious smuggling operation. With Christopher Walken, Christian Slater and Anthony Anderson. Written and directed by Leone Marucci. (1:35) R.

‘Snitch’

When his teenage son is wrongfully accused of a drug-distribution crime, a desperate father cuts a deal with the U.S. attorney to infiltrate a drug cartel on a risky mission. With Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon and Benjamin Bratt. Written by Justin Haythe and Ric Roman Waugh. Directed by Waugh. (1:52) PG-13.

‘Stuck’

A documentary about international adoption that follows four children from Ethiopia, Vietnam and Haiti and the three American couples seeking to be their parents. Directed by Thaddaeus Scheel. (1:22) NR.

‘Tristana’

A new digital restoration of the 1970 film about an orphaned young woman who becomes the ward of a nobleman who seduces her; she then leaves the old man for an artist but later returns to hasten his demise. With Catherine Deneuve, Franco Nero and Fernando Rey. Written by Julio Alejandro. Directed by Luis Bunuel. In Spanish with English subtitles. (1:38) PG-13.

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