Openings in Columbia SC: The Identical, Magic in the Moonlight

By Free Times
Wednesday, September 3, 2014


The Identical Twin brothers are separated at birth. One becomes a rock star, while the other struggles. (PG) (AMC Dutch Square)

Magic in the Moonlight Woody Allen’s latest quirky romance stars Emma Stone and Colin Firth. (PG-13) (Nickelodeon)


And So It Goes An aging realtor and lifelong jerk softens when he’s forced to look after his precocious granddaughter. (PG-13)

As Above, So Below In the catacombs below Paris, archaeologists awaken a supernatural force. (R)

Begin Again An executive dumped by his record label and a woman dumped by a rock star unite to record an album. (R)

Boyhood For 12 years, famed director Richard Linklater filmed scenes with a boy as he grew up. This is the result. (R)

Earth to Echo Straying slightly from E.T.’s formula, a group of kids help an alien robot reunite with his people. (PG-13)

The Expendables 3 Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford and Kelsey Grammer (yes, really) join Stallone and the boys for one last ride. (PG-13)

The Fault in Our Stars Heartbreaking young adult tale of young cancer patients who fall in love hits the big screen. (PG-13)

Get on Up South Carolina’s own James Brown has his story hit the big screen in this anticipated biopic. (PG-13)

The Giver Beloved young adult tale of a fascist dystopia comes to the big screen with help from Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep. (PG-13)

Guardians of the Galaxy Marvel’s latest cinematic adventure features a ragtag team of intergalactic heroes. (PG-13)

Hercules The Rock plays Hercules. So you know, probably only worth it if you see it in 3-D. (PG-13)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 Dragon-riding boy meets estranged dragon-expert mom, keeps riding dragons. (PG)

The Hundred-Foot Journey Helen Mirren’s French restaurateur is thrown when an Indian restaurant opens nearby. (PG)

If I Stay A comatose teen has an out-of-body experience following a car accident. (PG-13)

Into the Storm Remember Twister? Well, this one has more of ‘em. All in one town. In one day. Praise be to special effects.  (PG-13)

Jersey Boys Clint Eastwood directs as the musical story of Frankie Valli’s Four Seasons hits the big screen. Wait, what? (R)

Let’s Be Cops Two of the dudes from New Girl have a raunchy and ridiculous time impersonating police officers. (R)

Lucy Forced to play drug mule for an experimental substance, ScarJo gains total use of her brain — and superpowers. (R)

The November Man Pierce Brosnan plays a spy once more, pitted against a young protégé who is sent to kill him. (R)

Planes: Fire & Rescue More anthropomorphic aerial vehicles — but this time they’re fighiting forest fires (PG)

The Purge: Anarchy More chaos ensues as audiences revisit a world where all crime is legal for one day every year. (R)

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Hard-boiled comic book adaptation stars Jessica Alba and other dames. (R)

Step Up All In More attractive young people dancing ridiculously to the hippest EDM. Teenyboppers rejoice. (PG-13)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The turtles look like Shrek. Megan Fox plays April. Michael Bay produces. Sounds great? (PG-13)

Transformers: Age of Extinction Mark Wahlberg steps in for Shia LaBeouf to help good robots fight bad robots. (PG-13)

What If Romantic comedy stars Daniel Radcliffe. (PG-13)

When the Game Stands Tall True story of a winning high school football team. (PG)

X-Men: Days of Future Past Through some time-bending telepathy, two generations of mutants strive to save the future. (PG-13)

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