Handful of movies to entice Friday flick lovers

By From page A7 | February 19, 2014

FAIRFIELD — International spies, gladiators and airplanes swoop onto the big screen this week.

Just a handful of movies are opening on Friday, including “Pompeii,” an epic set in 79 A.D. about a slave turned gladiator who is in a race against time to save his true love. The movie is billed as an action and drama flick starring Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss and Emily Browning. It is rated PG-13.

Kevin Costner and Amber Heard star in “3 Days to Kill,” an action-thriller casting Costner as an international spy who decides to give up his work life in order to salvage a better relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. The movie is rated PG-13.

“The Wind Rises” is an animated Walt Disney drama about the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. This PG-13 flick stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinksi, Emily Blunt and Martin Short.

Opening in limited release is “Omar,” a thriller about betrayal set in the Israeli-occupied territories. Adam Bakri stars as a Palestinian baker who routinely goes over the separation wall to meet with his girlfriend, played by Leem Lubany. The movie is not rated.

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

Reach Susan Winlow at 427-6955 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/swinlowdr.


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