Movie Guide | 4-11-14
Editor’s note: Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one younger than 17 admitted.
Opening in Hollywood this week
“Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil le Clercq” — A documentary portrait of ballerina Tanaquil le Clercq and her relationship with choreographers George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. Directed by Nancy Buirski. (1:31) NR.
“Bad Country” — A Baton Rouge police detective busts a contract killer and turns him into an informant, but when a crime ring orders them both dead, they have to team to survive. With Matt Dillon, Willem Dafoe and Neal McDonough. Written by Jonathan Hirschbein. Directed by Chris Brinker. (1:35) R.
“Cuban Fury” — Shamed into leaving the world of professional dance, a former prodigy resigned to an ordinary existence has his passion reignited by his new boss, who harbors a secret love for salsa dancing. With Nick Frost, Rashida Jones and Chris O’Dowd. Written by Jon Brown. Directed by Chris Griffiths. (1:38) R.
“Detonator” — A once-prominent Philadelphia punk musician tries to adapt to his new life after moving outside the city with his girlfriend and their 5-year-old son, but a volatile figure from his past reappears. With Lawrence Michael Levine, Benjamin Ellis Fine and Robert Longstreet. Written and directed by Damon Maulucci and Keir Politz. (1:44) NR.
“Draft Day” — On the day of the NFL draft, the general manager of the Cleveland Browns trades for the No. 1 pick and has the onerous task of saving football in his city. With Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner and Denis Leary. Written by Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman. Directed by Ivan Reitman. (1:49) PG-13.
“Go With Le Flo” — A half-German, half-French delicatessen owner in Berlin falls for the daughter of a famous filmmaker, while his own best friend secretly pines for him. With Denis Aubert, Marina Senckel and Leslie Dubreuil. Written by Michael Glover and Mea Machrowiak. Directed by Glover. In German and French, with English subtitles. (1:22) NR.
“Ilo Ilo” — A 10-year-old Singaporean boy forges a bond with his Filipino caretaker while his parents try to stay afloat during the 1997 Asian financial crisis. With Koh Jia Ler, Yeo Yann Yann and Chen Tian. Written by and directed by Anthony Chen. In English, Chinese and Tagalog, with English subtitles. (1:39) NR.
“Jesus People” — A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of a Christian pop band called Cross My Heart. With Wend