New this week August: Osage County 88 R A family crisis brings the strong-willed women of a Midwest family, whose lives have diverged, back to the house where they grew up and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. With Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ewan McGregor, Abigail Breslin, Julia Roberts;
directed by John Wells. (130 minutes)Inside Llewyn Davis 91 R From the Coen Brothers, the story of a young folk singer (Oscar Isaac) trying to navigate the 1961 Greenwich Village folk scene against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. With Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, Justin Timberlake; directed by Ethan and Joel Coen. (105 minutes) The Legend of Hercules PG-13 Kellan Lutz plays the son of Zeus who, though a prophecy says he’ll overthrow the tyrannical king and restore peace to a land in hardship, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. But when he learns, he must make a hard choice: the love of a beautiful princess or fulfilling his destiny and becoming the true hero of his time. With Gaia Weiss, Scott Adkins, Roxanne McKee; directed by Renny Harlin. (98 minutes) No review available.
Lone Survivor 87 R Four Navy SEALs are ambushed by enemy forces in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan while on an ill-fated covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative. With Taylor Kitsch, Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch; directed by Peter Berg. (121 minutes)
MovieStyle, Pages 33 on 01/10/2014
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