LITTLE ROCK (opening dates are tentative) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, PG-13 This “prequel” to The Lord of the Rings explains how Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman young, Ian Holm old) came by the Great Ring and how he “won” it from Gollum (Andy Serkis) while on a quest accompanying 13 dwarves on a mission to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the dragon Smaug. Returning: Ian McKellen as Gandalf, Cate Blanchett as Galadriel, Orlando Bloom as Legolas, Hugo Weaving as Elrond and Elijah Wood as Frodo, plus Evangeline Lilly, Richard Armitage and a huge cast of hobbits, dwarves, elves, goblins, orcs, eagles, wolves, trolls and diverse other creatures. Directed by Peter Jackson.
The Other Son, PG-13 As he prepares to join the Israeli army for his national service, Joseph discovers he is not his parents’ biological son, but that he was inadvertently switched at birth with Yassin, the son of a Palestinianfamily from the West Bank. This revelation turns the lives of these two families upside-down, forcing them to reassess their respective identities, their values and their beliefs. With Emmanuelle Devos, Pascal Elbe, Jules Sitruk, Mehdi Dehbi, Areen Omari; directed by Lorraine Levy.
A Royal Affair, R An 18th century love triangle involves a German doctor, the queen of Denmark and her deranged king.
Subtitled. With Mads Mikkelsen, Trine Dyrholm, Alicia Vikander, William Johnk Nielsen, David Dencik; directed by Nikolaj Arcel.
MovieStyle, Pages 33 on 12/07/2012
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