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At the Movies – Dirty Grandpa

Straight-laced lawyer Jason goes on a road trip to Daytona Beach with his horndog grandfather Dick, who was recently widowed and is eager to party hard on spring break now that he’s a single man. Along the way, Dick prods Jason to let loose and have fun, and tries to convince him that he shouldn’t get married to his controlling fiancée.   

Director: Dan Mazer. Cast: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Julianne Hough, Aubrey Plaza, Dermot Mulroney. Rated R. Time: 1:42.

At the Movies – The Finest Hours

The remarkable true story of the most daring rescue mission in the history of the Coast Guard. On February 952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern seaboard and wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path, including the SS Pendleton, a T-2 oil tanker bound for Boston, which was literally ripped in half, trapping more than 30 sailors inside its rapidly-sinking stern.

As the senior officer on board, first assistant engineer Ray Sybert realizes it is up to him to take charge of the frightened crew and inspire the men to set aside their differences. Together they work to ride out one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast.

Director: Craig Gillespie. Cast: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, John Ortiz. Rated: PG-13. Time: 1:57.

At the Movies – Room

A unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child. After 5-year-old Jack and his Ma escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world. As he experiences all the joy, excitement, and fear that this new adventure brings, he holds tight to the one thing that matters most of all — his special bond with his loving and devoted Ma.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson. Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, Amanda Brugel. Rated: R. Time: 1:58. 

At the Movies – The Boy

Greta takes a job as a nanny for a young boy in an English village. Upon her arrival, she discovers that the child is actually a life-size doll that the parents have been using as a coping mechanism since the death of their eight-year-old son two decades earlier. After the initial shock wears off, Greta decides to stay and work for the couple, but when she breaks a few strictly enforced rules of their “son’s” care, she begins to suspect the toy may not be a doll at all.

Director: William Brent Bell. Cast: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle, Javier Bo

At the Movies – Gods of Egypt

This epic fantasy adventure has a young thief named Bek enlisting the help of the powerful Egyptian god Horus to overthrow the vicious deity Set, who has seized control of the land. Bek’s true love has been captured, forcing the mortal rebel to fight back in order to free her and the people of Egypt from Set’s tyrannical rule.

Director: Alex Proyas.Cast: Brenton Thwaites, Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Rufus Sewell, Geoffrey Rush.