LITTLE ROCK New this week Anna Karenina 88 R This latest adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic 19th century Russian novel (script by Tom Stoppard) features Keira Knightley as the title debutante in an unhappy marriage with a much older man, who finds new romance with a dashing young count. With Jude Law, Matthew MacFadyen, Olivia Williams, Aaron Johnson; directed by Joe Wright.
(130 minutes) The Collection R A wealthy father (Christopher McDonald) hires a group of mercenaries to rescue his daughter (Emma Fitzpatrick) from The Collector, a serial killer who has kidnapped her and taken her to an abandoned hotel he’s transformed into his own private maze of torture and death. With Josh Stewart; directed by Marcus Dunstan. (81 minutes)Killing Them Softly 88 R A professional enforcer, Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) investigates a heist during a highstakes, mob-protected poker game. With James Gandolfini, Sam Rockwell, Bella Heathcote, Ray Liotta, Linara Washington; directed by Andrew Dominik. (97 minutes) A Late Quartet 77 R A world-renowned string quartet about to play its 25th anniversary concert, including Beethoven’s op.131 String Quartet in c-sharp minor, discovers it may be its last after the beloved cellist receives a lifechanging diagnosis. With Philip Seymour Hoffman, Imogen Poots, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener, Wallace Shawn; directed by Yaron Zilberman. (105 minutes)Smashed 89 R A young couple’s marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter and heavy drinking, until her partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior and compromises her schoolteaching job. With Aaron Paul, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Nick Offerman, Octavia Spencer; directed by James Ponsoldt. (85 minutes) Talaash Not rated A police inspector is forced to confront his past as he investigates the suspicious death of a popular film star. With Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui;
directed by Reema Kagti. (134 minutes)
MovieStyle, Pages 35 on 11/30/2012
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