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Movies Opening Friday, May 8 2015

Artsies:

 – Welcome to Me (R) 105 mins – 1.5 stars

When Alice Klieg wins the Mega-Millions lottery, she immediately quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show.

Director: Shira Piven

Actors: Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Linda Cardellini

 – Maggie (PG-13) 95 mins – 3 stars

A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into cannibalistic zombies. During her transformation, her loving father stays by her side.

Director: Henry Hobson

Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson

 – 5 Flights Up (PG-13) 92 mins – 3 stars

A long-time married couple who’ve spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.

Director: Richard Loncraine

Actors: Diane Keaton, Morgan Freeman, Cynthia Nixon

 – The D Train (R) 97 mins – 3.5 stars

The head of a high school reunion committee travels to Los Angeles to track down the most popular guy from his graduating class and convince him to go to the reunion.

Directors: Andrew Mogel, Jarrad Paul

Actors: Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn

 – The Salt of the Earth (PG-13) 110 mins – 3.5 stars

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet’s beauty.

Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders

Actors: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Fartsies:

  – Hot Pursuit – 1.5 stars

An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

Director: Anne Fletcher

Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, Matthew Del Negro

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Next week:

– Dior and I

– Far From the Madding Crowd

– Gett: The Trial of Viviane Ansalem

– Mad Max: Fury Road

– Pitch Perfect 2

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Pick of the week:

– The Organ Loft is showing the 1923 silent melodrama “Trapped by the Mormons,” which plays like the “Reefer Madness” of anti-Mormon propaganda, tonight (Thursday) and Friday at 7:30 p.m. – The Organ Loft is at 3331 S. Edison St. near the Century 16 Cinemas in South Salt Lake.


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