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Movie Capsules

  • Jaden Smith in a scene from "After Earth" AP Photo/Sony, Columbia Pictures

    Jaden Smith in a scene from "After Earth" AP Photo/Sony, Columbia Pictures Purchase photo reprints »

  • From left, Deborah Mailman as Gail, Jessica Mauboy as Julie, Miranda Tapsell as Cynthia, and Shari Sebbens as Kay in "The Sapphires" AP Photo/The Weinstein Company

    From left, Deborah Mailman as Gail, Jessica Mauboy as Julie, Miranda Tapsell as Cynthia, and Shari Sebbens as Kay in "The Sapphires" AP Photo/The Weinstein Company Purchase photo reprints »

  • Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker and Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway in  "The Great Gatsby" AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures

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  • Jaden Smith in a scene from "After Earth" AP Photo/Sony, Columbia Pictures
  • From left, Deborah Mailman as Gail, Jessica Mauboy as Julie, Miranda Tapsell as Cynthia, and Shari Sebbens as Kay in "The Sapphires" AP Photo/The Weinstein Company
  • Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker and Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway in  "The Great Gatsby" AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures

AFTER EARTH: A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige (Jaden Smith) and his father, Cypher (Will Smith), stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity to escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must find a way to get help. Also stars Sophie Okonedo. Rated PG-13.

AT ANY PRICE: A farming family’s business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father (Dennis Quaid) and his rebellious son (Zac Efron). Also stars Kim Dickens. Rated R.

FRANCES HA: A woman who says she lives in New York City, although she doesn’t really have an apartment (Greta Gerwig), apprentices for a dance company, although she’s not really a dancer. As she throws herself headlong into her dreams, the possibility of realizing them seems to dwindle. Also stars Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver. Rated R.

THE GREAT GATSBY: In this adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel set in Long Island, A Midwestern war veteran Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio). Also stars Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan. Rated PG-13.

THE INTERNSHIP: Two salesmen (Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson), whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age, find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment. Also stars Josh Gad. Rated PG-13.

IRON MAN 3: When Tony Stark’s (Robert Downey Jr.) world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley), he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. Also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle. Rated PG-13.

LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED: A hairdresser who has lost her hair to cancer finds out her husband is having an affair, travels to Italy for her daughter’s wedding and meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife. Stars Trine Dyrholm, Sebastian Jessen, Molly Blixt Egelind, Pierce Brosnan. Rated R.

MUD: Two teenage boys (Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland) encounter a fugitive (Matthew McConaughey) and form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. Also stars Reese Witherspoon, Sam Shepard. Rated PG-13.

POST TENEBRAS LUX: A move by Juan (Adolfo Jiménez Castro) and his upscale urban family to the Mexican countryside results in domestic crises and class friction. Also stars Nathalia Acevedo, Willebaldo Torres. Not rated.

THE PURGE: A family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period when all crime is legalized. Stars Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Rated R.

RENOIR: Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir — son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste — returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. Stars Michel Bouquet, Christa Theret, Vincent Rottiers. Rated R.

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS: After the crew of the Enterprise finds a force of terror from within its own organization, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. Also stars Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana. Rated PG-13.

WHAT MAISIE KNEW: In New York City, a young girl (Onata Aprile) is caught in the middle of her parents’ bitter custody battle. Also stars Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, Alexander Skarsgård. Rated R.

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