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From page A7 | October 02, 2013 |

FAIRFIELD — It’s a heavyweight bout at this weekend’s box office with Clooney and Bullock vs. Affleck and Timberlake.

George Clooney stars as a veteran astronaut at the helm of his last flight in “Gravity.” Sandra Bullock is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. Disaster strikes and the two are left without a shuttle or link to Earth in this PG-13 sci-fi flick.

It’s also being shown in 3D and IMAX 3D.

Justin Timberlake is a Princeton grad student who thinks he’s been swindled and goes to Costa Rica to confront an online-gambling tycoon played by Ben Affleck in “Runner Runner.” There, Timeberlake’s character learns the truth about his new mentor. It’s rated R.

Opening in limited release are:

“A.C.O.D.,” which follows a young man who survived the madness of his parents’ divorce only to have to reunite with them and their new spouses. That sends him back to his wacky therapist. Jane Lynch, Catherine O’Hara and Amy Poehler stars in the comedy that’s rated R.

“All is Bright,” which centers on two shady French-Canadians, played by Paul Rudd and Paul Giamatti, who hatch a get-rich plot selling Christmas tree in New York City. The comedy is rated R.

“Argento’s Dracula 3D,” which features Rutger Hauer as vampire hunter Van Helsing in the story of an Englishman who takes a job in Transylvania. Count Dracula’s real target is the man’s innocent young wife. It’s not rated.

“Bad Milo,” a comedy-horror movie about a man who thinks he’s reaching the end of the rope and seeks help from a hypnotherapist, only to discover he’s got a pint-sized demon living in his intestine. It’s rated R.

“Besharam,” not rated, It’s about a street-smart car mechanic living in a Delhi orphanage. He sets out to fix all the wrongs in his life and is shameless in the process. It’s shown in Hindi with English subtitles.

“Concussion,” which centers on a woman who gets a blow to the head with her son’s baseball bat and takes on an alter ego. It’s rated R.

“Grace Unplugged,” which is rated PG. It’s an inspirational film starring Amanda Michalka as an 18-year-old Christian singer songwriter put to the test of taking the fantasy Hollywood superstardom route or remaining true to her faith.

“I Used to be Darker,” a family drama that’s not-rated. It tells the story of a marriage on the rocks and the family’s struggle to let go of the past while searching for new things to hold on to.

“The Institute,” not rated, a documentary about an a unique art project in San Francisco that was really a free-form, yet organized, real-life role-playing game.

“Let the Fire Burn,” filmmaker Jason Osder’s look at how prejudice, intolerance and fear can lead to unthinkable acts of violence. It’s not rated.

“Linsanity,” which is not-rated and tells the story of NBA sensation Jeremy Lin.

“Nothing Left to Fear,” which is inspired by the legend of Stull, Kansas, where the town’s cemetery is often referred to as “a gateway to hell.” In the movie, rated R, a pastor moves his family to Stull, where a series of horrific events await them. James Tupper and Anne Heche star.

“Parkland,” rated PG-13, which weaves together the perspectives of ordinary people who were thrust into extraordinary circumstances when President John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas. Zac Efron, Paul Giamatti and Billy Bob Thorton star.

“Pulling Strings,” which features Tom Arnold and Stockard Channing in a romantic comedy set in Mexico City. It’s not rated.

“Running Wild,” which follows the life of author, photographer, activist and cowboy Dayton O. Hyde. For the past 25 years, Hyde has managed the 12,000-acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary in South Dakota. The movie is not rated.

“The Summit,” not rated. It’s a documentary about the deadliest day on the world’s most dangerous mountain when 11 climbers mysteriously perished.

“Red Wing,” a drama that involves the troubled journey of an orphan boy into manhood. It’s not rated.

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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  • Rich GiddensOctober 01, 2013 - 8:25 am

    Amy---all of those movies bite! I couldn't tolerate one boring minute of it along with those horrible actors. Affleck ruined "Argo'' with his anti American commentary at the beginning and end of what could have been a great movie. The movies I like the public hates! I thought ''Emperor'' was very good. I loved the ''Iron Lady''. 99% of what Hollywood produces is horrible.

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