42 (PG-13) — The story of how Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) signed Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to be the first African-American major leaguer. Robinson’s dignity in the face of troubles with teammates, management, opponents and the public are legendary both in and out of the sports world. Now we can see what Hollywood thinks about that.
Playing at: Spectrum 8 (Albany), Crossgates, Colonie Center, East Greenbush, Bow Tie (Schenectady), Rotterdam, Clifton Park, Emerald (Amsterdam), Fairview (Hudson)
Scary Movie 5 (PG-13) — This latest installment in the comedy-horror series comes from director Malcolm Lee (Undercover Brother, The Best Man). A new baby isn’t the only addition to a young couple’s lives. You should know that this sequel comes six years after the last, and there’s no Marlon Wayans. Stars Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan.
Playing at: Crossgates, Colonie Center, Madison (Albany), East Greenbush, Bow Tie (Schenectady), Rotterdam, Clifton Park, Hi-Way Drive-in (Coxsackie), Emerald (Amsterdam), Hudson Movieplex
The Place Beyond the Pines (R) — Yay! The movie with Ryan Gosling (Drive, The Notebook), Bradley Cooper (Alias, The Hangover), and Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) that was shot in Schenectady and Scotia is finally here. Lost youth, love children, crime, corruption. There just might be a little something for everyone.
Playing at: Spectrum 8 (Albany), Colonie Center, Bow Tie (Schenectady), Rotterdam
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