Reel Picks

Reel Picks

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Apollo 18 (PG-13)

In 1974, two years after the last official moon mission, the U.S. Department of Defense sent two American astronauts on a secret mission to the moon. Although NASA denies its authenticity, this is the footage from that moon expedition.

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (PG-13)

After 30 years of marriage, nice guy (Steve Carell) is dumped by his wife (Julianne Moore), and forced into the swinging-single lifestyle mentored by single shark (Ryan Gosling). Smart and funny.

The Debt (R)

The Help (PG-13)

Skeeter (Emma Stone) creates a stir when she interviews the maids of Jackson, Mississippi in 1961, for a book about what domestic work was like for southern African-Americans. She uncovers brutal and poignant truths about discrimination. A brilliant cast: Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Ahna O’Reilly, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, and Cicely Tyson. Wow.

Midnight in Paris (PG-13)

In this Woody Allen film successful screenwriter Gil (Owen Wilson) wants to be a Left Bank novelist despite objections from his fiancée, Inez (Rachel McAdams). Gil is classically transported during his late-night walks

Our Idiot Brother (R)

Simple, honest farmer Ned (Paul Rudd), the victim of his own innocence, is forced to return to his dysfunctional family that loves him, but can’t stand him. His unsophisticated ways bring everyone’s relationships to a boiling point. Shirley Knight, Emily Mortimer, Steve Coogan, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones, Zooey Deschanel.

Sarah’s Key (PG-13)

An American journalist (Kristin Scott Thomas) doing research for an article about the 1942 Nazi-ordered mass arrest of Jews in Paris by the French police discovers a dreadful family secret and a heartbreaking story of a Jewish family.

Spy Kids: All The Time in the World (PG)

Rowan Blanchard and Mason Cook play a new set of siblings who discover their pregnant stepmother’s (Jessica Alba) secret past as a secret agent. They team up to stop an evil genius (Jeremy Piven) from tampering with time — which in this case seems to drag.