Reel Picks

The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

Jason Bourne on the lam again, this action-adventure has a new hero. The fourth in the exciting series based on the Robert Ludlum books. Starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, and Edward Norton.

The Expendables 2 (R)

This action movie hall of fame adventure reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy task, but that wouldn’t give the stars a chance to flex their muscles or their stares. A quest for revenge puts them in enemy territory. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Liam Hemsworth, Randy Couture, Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Novak Djokovic (yes, the tennis player, playing himself).

Hope Springs (PG-13)

A middle age couple married for 31 years face sexual reality in an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Elisabeth Shue and Steve Carell, turning in stellar comic performances.

The Intouchables (R)

Based on a true story, an affluent quadriplegic hires a young Parisian petty criminal as his caregiver. The two form a bond that changes both their lives. This is an irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility that has broken box office records all over Europe. In French with subtitles. Starring François Cluzet, Omar Sy, and Anne Le Ny.

Lawless (R)

The true story of the infamous Bondurant Brothers, bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American Dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. Inspired by Matt Bondurant’s novel “The Wettest County In The World,” the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation’s most notorious crime wave. Starring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, and Guy Pearce.

The Words (PG-13)

The multilevel story of a story about a wannabe writer who passes off a found manuscript as his own and faces unusual consequences, with a strong cast giving quality, nuanced performances. Starring Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, and Zoe Saldana.