Cake (R) – 2 stars, 102 mins
Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy.
Director: Daniel Barnz
Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza, Anna Kendrick
Mortdecai (R) – not screened, 106 mins
Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost Nazi gold.
Director: David Koepp
Stars: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor
Strange Magic (PG) – not screened, 99 mins
Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.
Director: Gary Rydstrom
Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Wood, Kristin Chenoweth
The Boy Next Door (R) – 1 star, 91 mins
Shortly after her divorce, a woman falls for a younger man who just moved in across the street, though their torrid affair takes an obsessive, dangerous turn.
Director: Rob Cohen
Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, Kristin Chenoweth
-Black or White
-A Most Violent Year
Sean Means Tip for the Week:
Get to the Sundance Film Festival, either in Park City or at the various Salt Lake City venues.