— Kill Me Three Times (R) 90 mins – zero stars
Professional hit-man Charlie Wolfe finds himself in three tales of murder, blackmail and revenge after a botched contract assignment.
Director: Kriv Stenders
Actors: Simon Pegg, Teresa Palmer, Alice Braga
— A Tale of Winter (NR) 114 mins – 2.5 stars
Felicie and Charles have a serious if whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For male companionship she oscillates between hairdresser Maxence and the intellectual Loic, but seems unable to commit to either as the memory of Charles and what might have been hangs over everything.
Director: Eric Rohmer
Actors: Charlotte Véry, Frédéric van den Driessche, Michel Voletti
— Woman in Gold (PG-13) 109 mins – 2.5 stars
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Director: Simon Curtis
Actors: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl
— While We’re Young (R) 97 mins – 2.5 stars
A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.
Director: Noah Baumbach
Actors: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver
— Danny Collins (R) 106 mins – 3 stars
An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Director: Dan Fogelman
Actors: Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner
— The Longest Ride (PG-13) 139 mins – 2 stars
The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he’s trapped in an automobile crash.
Director: George Tillman Jr.
Actors: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda
— Freetown (PG-13) 113 mins – 3 stars
A group of native Liberian missionaries make a desperate cross-country trip through their war torn country to save one of their own.
Director: Garrett Batty
Actors: Henry Adofo, Michael Attram, Alphonse Menyo
— Beyond the Reach
— Gett: The Trial of Viviane Ansalem
— Monkey Kingdom
— Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
— Queen and Country
— True Story
— Wild Tales
Best bet for the week:
— Go back and see “The Hunting Ground” at the Broadway
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