New films feature Wahlberg, Crowe, Schwarzenegger

By From page A5 | January 15, 2013

FAIRFIELD — Double crossed, double trouble and a drug kingpin are featured in the three movies opening nationwide Friday.

“Broken City,” rated R, features Mark Wahlberg as an ex-cop looking for redemption when the mayor calls upon him for a special job. Soon, he realizes he’s being double-crossed and sets out on a quest for justice. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russell Crowe als0 star.

The horror flick “Mama,” rated PG-13, tells the tale of two girls who vanish in the woods after their parents die. They are found five years later and their uncle and his girlfriend take them in. However, they didn’t come alone.

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a sheriff who says goodbye to Los Angeles and moves to a sleepy border town in “The Last Stand.” Then, a drug kingpin, on his escape to the Mexican border, passes through the small town. Forest Whitaker and Johnny Knoxville also star. The movie is rated R.

Opening in limited release is “LUV,” rated R. It centers on an 11-year-old boy who gets a crash course on what it means to be a man while spending the day with an uncle he idolizes. Common, Danny Glover and Charles S. Dutton star.

For showtimes, call the Edwards Theatres at 432-2140, Brenden Theatres at 469-0180 or visit http://www.fandango.com/94533_movietimes.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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