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Warm Bodies, opening Feb. 1.

Movie///pREVIEWS by Diana Nowak

Opening FEB. 1

Warm Bodies Up-and-coming director Jonathan Levine (50/50) tells an unlikely love story that takes place after a mysterious plague has wiped out most of Earth’s population. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, R (Nicholas Hoult) and Julie (Teresa Palmer) are determined to find a way to be together. The only problem? One of them is living and the other is a member of the living dead.

Beautiful Creatures

Opening FEB. 14

A Good Day to Die Hard John McClane (Bruce Willis) is back in another action-packed installment of the beloved Die Hard franchise, almost 25 years after its creation. This time, McClane finds himself fighting on foreign soil after traveling to Russia in the hopes of bringing his

Escape from Planet Earth 3-D

An all-star cast ( Jessica Alba, James Gandolfini, Brendan Fraser) lend their voices to this computer-animated family comedy from The Weinstein Company (Hoodwinked). When an out-of-this-world astronaut named Scorch Supernova hastily responds to an SOS call from a strange planet, he finds himself standing outside of the most bizarre structure he has ever seen: A 7-11 convenience store. It is here that top-secret members of Area 51 try to capture Scorch, sending his home planet into a state of emergency.

Opening FEB. 22

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Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) is tired of living in dead-end town, Gatlin. It isn’t until Lena (Alice Englert) and the Duchannes family come to town that this sleepy, southern community finally wakes up. Ancient secrets buried long ago begin to resurface as Ethan falls deeper and deeper in love with Lena. Their budding romance is suddenly threatened when they learn that Lena must make a life-altering decision by her quickly approaching sixteenth birthday.

son, Jack (Jai Courtney) back to the states. When they discover a nuclear weapons heist in Moscow, Jack and John join forces to thwart what seems like an imminent world war, proving that any day is a good day for this father-son team to save humanity.

Dark Skies

The producers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious have teamed up again to bring audiences a thriller about an unsuspecting family suffering from supernatural occurrences. Lacey and Daniel Barret (Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton) feel hopeless after disturbing, unexplainable events in their suburban home threaten their son’s safety. It isn’t until they naively take matters into their own hands that they discover that they’re in deeper than they had previously imagined. n

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