Movie Capsules

Last modified: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Bears: A documentary, narrated by John C. Reilly, that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Rated G.

Brick Mansions: An undercover Detroit cop and an ex-con, navigate a dangerous neighborhood that’s surrounded by a containment wall. Their goal: To bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city. Stars Paul Walker, David Belle, RZA. Rated PG-13.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER: Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans), struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. Also stars Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson. Rated PG-13.

DIVERGENT: In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris (Shailene Woodley) learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four (Theo James) must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. Also stars Kate Winslet, Ashley Judd. Rated PG-13.

DRAFT DAY: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver (Kevin Costner) has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the No. 1 pick. Also stars Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner. Rated PG-13.

Finding Vivian Maier: A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one the most accomplished street photographers. Not rated.

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL: The adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori), the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Also stars Mathieu Amalric, F. Murray Abraham, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Saoirse Ronan, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Owen Wilson. Rated R.

Heaven is For Real: After his young son Colton (Connor Corum) claims to have visited heaven during a near-death experience, Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear) finds the courage and conviction to share his son’s experience with the world. Also stars Kelly Reilly, Thomas Haden Church. Rated PG.

THE LUNCHBOX: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man, as the two build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Stars Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Rated PG.

THE OTHER WOMAN: After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly (Cameron Diaz )soon meets the wife he’s been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB. Also stars Leslie Mann, Kate Upton. Rated PG-13.

THE QUIET ONES: A university professor and a team of students conduct an experiment on a young woman, uncovering terrifyingly dark, unexpected forces in the process. Stars Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Olivia Cooke. Rated PG-13.

THE RAILWAY MAN: A former British Army officer who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for his treatment is still alive. Stars Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård. Rated R.

RIO 2: It’s a jungle out there for Blu (the voice of Jesse Eisenberg), Jewel (the voice of Anne Hathaway) and their three kids after they’re hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel (the voice of Jemaine Clement). Also stars the voice of Kristin Chenoweth. Rated G.

Transcendence: Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) works toward his goal of creating an omniscient, sentient machine, while a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent him from doing so. Also stars Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman. Rated PG-13.