Film Shorts
Dark Skies opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Dark Skies (PG-13) This horror film by Scott Stewart (Priest, Legion) is about a suburban family who suspect they’re being targeted by alien abductors. Starring Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett...


The Playroom opens Friday in Dallas.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENINGS: The Playroom (NR) This Dallas-filmed drama stars John Hawkes and Molly Parker as alcoholic parents who carry on a night of drinking in their home while their children tell stories in the attic. Also with Olivia Harris...



Identity Thief opens Friday.

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Fort Worth Weekly
OPENING: Identity Thief (R) Jason Bateman stars in this comedy as a New York man who travels to Florida to catch a small-time criminal (Melissa McCarthy) who has stolen his identity. Also with Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, T.I., Ge...


"Sound City" opens Friday in Dallas.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Sound City (NR) Dave Grohl’s documentary about the studio in Van Nuys, Calif., where Nevermind and many other famous rock albums were recorded. Also with Frank Black, Lindsey Buckingham, Rivers Cuomo, Mick Fleetwood,...



Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters opens Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (R) Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow) directs this fantasy starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as grown-up versions of the fairy-tale siblings, who now travel the world exterminating wi...


Mama opens Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Mama (PG-13) Jessica Chastain stars in this horror flick as a woman whose husband (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) takes in his two feral nieces (Megan Charpentier and Isabelle Nélisse) after they’re discovered living alone ...



SmartAss - 1781.NEF

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: A Haunted House (R) Marlon Wayans stars in and co-writes this parody of found-footage horror movies. Also with Essence Atkins, Marlene Forte, David Koechner, Dave Sheridan, Alanna Ubach, Affion Crockett, Nick Swardson,...


Zero Dark Thirty opens Friday in Dallas.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Zero Dark Thirty (R) Kathryn Bigelow’s thriller about the manhunt for Osama bin Laden. Starring Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong, Édgar Ramírez, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, ...



Anna Karenina now playing.

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KRISTIAN LIN
NOW PLAYING: Anna Karenina (R) Joe Wright turns Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece into a shallow, gimmicky movie that stars Keira Knightley as the married 19th-century Russian princess who torches her social status and her family by ...


Rust and Bones opens Friday in Dallas.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Rust and Bone (R) Jacques Audiard (A Prophet) adapts Craig Davidson’s short stories into this French-language romance between a Belgian MMA fighter (Matthias Schoenaerts) and a killer whale trainer (Marion Cotillard)...