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AT THE CINEMA Anna Karenina (R for sexuality and violence). Keira Knightley plays the title character in this adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic tragedy, set in 19th century Russia, about a married aristocrat who embarks on a scandalous affair with a wealthy count (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). With Jude Law, Emily Watson, and Olivia Williams. Argo (R for profanity and violent images). Ben Affleck directed and stars in this fact-based espionage thriller, set in Teheran during the Iranian Revolution, about a CIA exfiltration specialist who hatches a plan to rescue a half-dozen American diplomats hiding at the home of the Canadian ambassador (Victor Garber). Cast includes Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, and Philip Baker Hall. Flight (R for drug and alcohol abuse, nudity, sexuality, and an intense action sequence). Denzel Washington stars in this thriller about a pilot who tries to hide his alcohol addiction with the help of a defense attorney (Don Cheadle) after miraculously crash-landing a crippled commercial airliner by flying the plane upside-down. With John Goodman, Melissa Leo, and Kelly Reilly. Killing Them Softly (R for violence, drug use, sexual references, and pervasive profanity). Screen adaptation of the George V. Higgins crime thriller of the same name about a hit man (Brad Pitt) hired to investigate the heist of a mob protected poker game. Cast includes Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini, Sam Shepard, and Max Casella. Life of Pi (PG for mature themes and scary action sequences). Oscar winner Ang Lee (for Brokeback Mountain) directs this 3-D adaptation of Yann Martel’s magical novel chronicling a shipwrecked zookeeper’s (Suraj Sharma) ordeal after being stranded in a lifeboat in the middle of the ocean with a zebra, an orangutan, a hyena, and a Bengal tiger. With Irrfan Khan, Gerard Depardieu, and Rafe Spall. Lincoln (PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, gruesome images, and brief profanity). Daniel Day-Lewis stars in the title role of this historical drama directed by Steven Spielberg focusing on Abraham Lincoln’s clashes with his cabinet over the question of emancipation during the final months of his presidency. Cast includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, David Strathairn, and James Spader. The Other Son (PG-13 for violence, drug use, and brief profanity). Drama, set in Israel about a Jewish soldier (Jules Sitruk) and a Palestinian medical student (Mehdi Dehbi) whose lives are suddenly turned upside down after one discovers genetic proof that they were switched at birth. With Pascal Elbe, Emmanuelle Devos, and Areen Omari. In Hebrew, Arabic, French, and English with subtitles. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13 for mature themes, profanity, teen sexuality, fighting, drug use, and alcohol abuse). Screen adaptation of the Steven Chbosky novel of the same name about a lonely freshman’s (Logan Lerman) attempt to adjust to high school while simultaneously struggling to cope with a crush on a classmate (Emma Watson), a friend’s suicide, and his own mental illness. With Paul Rudd, Ezra Miller, and Dylan McDermott. Playing for Keeps (PG-13 for profanity, sexual situations, and an intense image). Romantic comedy about a retired pro athlete (Gerard Butler) with a checkered past who’s effort to woo back his ex-wife (Jessica Biel) by coaching their son’s (Noah Lomax) soccer team goes awry when some of his players’ mothers start flirting with him. With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman, Dennis Quaid, and Judy Greer. Red Dawn (PG-13 for profanity and intense war violence). Remake of the 1984 thriller about a ragtag team of teenage guerilla fighters who save the day after their town is invaded by North Korea. The cast features Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Isabel Lucas, Alyssa Diaz, Adrianne Palicki, Edwin Hodge, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Ron Yuan. Rise of the Guardians (PG for mature themes and scary action). Epic animated adventure where Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), Jack Frost (Chris Pine), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman), and the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) join forces to protect the children of the world in the face of a boogeyman (Jude Law) determined to end their innocence and wreck their imagination. Voice cast includes Dakota Goyo, Khamani Griffin, and the picture’s director, Peter Ramsey. The Sessions (R for graphic sexuality, frontal nudity, and frank dialogue). Drama recounting the plight of a paralyzed polio victim (John Hawkes) who seeks his parish priest’s (William H. Macy) approval of his plans to hire a sex surrogate (Helen Hunt) to lose his virginity. With Moon Bloodgood, Adam Arkin, and Rhea Perlman. Silver Linings Playbook (R for profanity, sexuality, and nudity). Romantic drama about a schoolteacher (Bradley Cooper) who moves in with his parents (Robert De Niro and Jacki Weaver) after a stint in a mental hospital with the hope of reconciling with his ex-wife (Brea Bee), only to find himself falling for an unstable widow (Jennifer Lawrence) when he goes off his medications. Supporting cast includes Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles, and John Ortiz. Skyfall (PG-13 for profanity, sexuality, smoking, violence, and intense action sequence). Oscar winner Sam Mendes directs the best Bond movie in decades, an edge-of-your-seat, globe trotting, roller coaster ride which finds 007 (Daniel Craig) matching wits with a maniacal madman (Javier Bardem) bent on world domination. With Dame Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney, Naomie Harris, and Berenice Marlohe. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2 (PG-13 for sensuality, violence, partial nudity, and disturbing images). Vampire fantasy series finale finds happily married Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) locked in a fight to the death with a supernatural menace (Maggie Grace) that is threatening the life of their young daughter (Mackenzie Foy). Cast includes Taylor Lautner, Kellan Lutz, and Nikki Reed. Wreck-It Ralph (PG for crude humor and mild violence). John C. Reilly plays the title role in this animated comedy about a computer game villain who makes the most of an opportunity to play a good guy after escaping to a neighboring video arcade game. Voice cast includes Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Dennis Haysbert, Mindy Kaling, Ed O’Neill, and Adam Carolla. —Kam Williams


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Issue: December 5, 2012