JOSEPH SMITH VOLUME 1: PLATES OF GOLD —The life of Joseph Smith Jr. leading up to his translation of The Book of Mormon and establishment The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 102 minutes; PG (some thematic elements)
KUNG FU PANDA 2 — Jack Black returns as the voice of Po the panda, the new kung fu master who must save his friends from an evil villain 90 minutes; PG (sequences of martial arts action and mild violence); Travis Poppleton, for the Deseret News: ★★★★
MIDNIGHT IN PARIS — This romantic comedy follows an engaged couple as they travel to Paris with their family. 100 minutes; PG-13 (some sexual references and smoking); (Broadway); Jeffrey Peterson, for the Deseret News: ★★★★
MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS — A real estate agent is about to receive his big break when his long-lost father sends him a crate of six penguins. Now as a caretaker, the man is forced to rearrange his life. 95 minutes; PG (mild rude humor and some language); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★
ONE DAY — A man (Jim Sturgess) and a woman (Anne Hathaway) begin a friendship on July 15, 1988, that is revisited on the same date for 20 years to show where their lives have taken them. 108 minutes; PG-13 (sexual content, partial nudity, language, some violence and substance abuse); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★
OUR IDIOT BROTHER — A care-free, ever-trusting brother takes a turn at living with each of his responsible sisters. 90 minutes; R (sexual content including nudity, and for language throughout); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★½
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES — The fourth movie in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series follows Jack Sparrow and Barbossa as they journey to find the fountain of youth. 145 minutes; PG-13 (intense sequences of action/adventure violence, some frightening images and some sensuality/innuendo); Trent Toone, Deseret News: ★★★
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES — A genetic engineering experiment leads to a war between humans and apes. 105 minutes; PG-13 (violence, terror, some sexuality and brief strong language); Larry Curtis, Deseret News: ★★★
SARAH'S KEY — An American journalist (Kristin Scott Thomas) travels to France to research the 1942 Vel' d'Hiv Roundup, and her life becomes entwined with that of a girl named Sarah, who was forced to leave her home as a young girl. 111 minutes; PG-13 (thematic material including disturbing situations involving the Holocaust); (Broadway); Moira Macdonald, The Seattle Times: ★★1/2
SEVEN DAYS IN UTOPIA — A young golfer ruins his first big shot and finds himself on a journey of self-reflection while stranded in Utopia, Texas. 99 minutes; G (nothing offensive); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★★
SHARK NIGHT 3D — What was supposed to be a vacation turns into a nightmare for a group of college students. 95 minutes; PG-13 (violence and terror, disturbing images, sexual references, partial nudity, language and thematic material); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★
THE SMURFS — The evil wizard Gargamel forces the Smurfs from their village into New York City. 86 minutes; PG (some mild rude humor and action); Blair Howell, for the Deseret News: ★
SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD — A retired spy brings her stepchildren into the world of being a secret agent when she is called to stop the Timekeeper's evil plan to take over the world. 89 minutes; PG (mild action, rude humor); Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel: ★½
SUPER 8 — A group of friends witnesses a train crash during the summer of 1979. What they thought was an accident turns out to be something more. 112 minutes; PG-13 (intense sequence of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use); Christy Lemire, AP: ★★★
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