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At the Movies - July 16, 2016


The Shallows

When Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy’s ingenuity and resourcefulness. Director: Rupert Smith. Cast: Cali Fredrichs. Rated: PG-13. Time 1:27.


Based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel of the same name, Cell follows a desperate New England artist as he searches for his son following the broadcast of a mysterious cell-phone signal that transforms people into rampaging maniacs. He and two other survivors attempt to find safety as society disintegrates. Director: Tod Williams. Cast: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman. Rated: R. Time: 1:38.

Now You See Me

The Four Horsemen return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights and taking them around the globe. One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. Director: Jon M. Chu. Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzie Caplan. Rated: PG-13. Time: 2:09.

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