Reel Picks


42 (PG-13)

The life story of Jackie Robinson. A powerful film about how one man changed baseball after signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, and Nicole Beharie.

Oblivion (PG-13)

A visually heavy, science fiction adventure about a veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources who begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, and Olga Kurylenko.

Olympus Has Fallen (R)

A former Secret Service agent sneaks inside the White House to save the President during a terrorist attack by North Koreans in this suspenseful action film. Morgan Freeman’s character, House Speaker Turnbull, assumes the pressures of acting president. Also starring Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart.

Pain and Gain (unrated)

This action adventure movie, based on a true story, is about a trio of bodybuilders in Florida who get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. With comic touches. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Rebel Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, and Rob Corddry.

Scary Movie 5 (PG-13)

Another over-the-top spoof of most every movie genre. Weird things happen in every scene as a nefarious demon stalks a couple and their newborn son. Home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts attempt to solve the mystery. Starring Charlie Sheen, Molly Shannon, Lindsay Lohan, Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Jerry O’Connell, Kate Walsh, Heather Locklear, Roland Powell, Chris Elliott, and more.