Reel Picks: More on movies playing on Martha’s Vineyard this week


Identity Thief (R)

A funny film about a credit-card scammer and a straight-laced executive who becomes a victim of her fraud. Starring Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho, and Amanda Peet.

Oz the Great and Powerful (PG)

Imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s wizard, a fantastic combination of computer-generated imagery and real actors. Starring James Franco, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz.

Quartet (PG-13)

A home for retired musicians plays host to a new resident, a star. The annual concert is disrupted by the arrival of a diva and the former wife and singing partner of one of the residents. Directed by Dustin Hoffman, starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, and Billy Connolly.

Safe Haven (PG-13)

Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, a mysterious young woman arrives in a small North Carolina town. Her reluctance to join the tight knit community raises questions about her past. Her bond with a widower forces her to confront a dark secret. Starring Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, and Cobie Smulders.

The Sapphires (PG-13)

Inspired by a true story. In 1968 four young Australian aboriginal girls form a singing group, The Sapphires, who entertain U.S. troops in Vietnam while learning about love, friendship, and war. Starring Chris O’Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy.