Reel Picks


Hope Springs (PG-13)

A middle-aged 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.

House at the End of the Street (PG-13)

Who survives the nightmare at the end of the street? A mother and daughter move into a new house next door to where a girl murdered her parents. The daughter befriends the surviving son, and the suspense begins. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, and Max Thieriot.

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 Possession (PG-13)

A contemporary horror film that uses genre movie clichés to create laughs and screams. A young girl inadvertently lets a malicious ancient spirit lose that haunts her and her friends. The girl’s parents struggle to end the curse. Starring Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Kyra Sedgwick.

Sleepwalk with Me (NR)

Comedian Mike Birbiglia uses material from his book and live show in a movie that is hilarious and sometimes painful. A struggling stand-up comedian deals with his bouts of sleepwalking and his difficult relationships. Starring Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrosem and James Rebhorn. Audiences and critics like this movie.