New this week
The Dark Knight Rises | Eight years after the events of “The Dark Knight,” the terrorist leader Bane arrives in Gotham City, pushing it and its police force to their limits, forcing its former hero Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent’s crimes. PG-13. Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Gary Oldman
For Greater Glory | In late 1920s Mexico, retired Gen. Gorostieta and his wife watch their country degenerate into violent civil war when the government enacts a series of anti-clerical laws. R. Starring: Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac and Catalina Sandino Moreno.
Ice Age: Continental Drift | Scrat’s acorn obession has world-changing consequences that sends Manny, Diego and Sid on an epic adventure involving a ship full of fearsome pirates, and an unexpected reunion. PG. Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary and Queen Latifah.
Savages | Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend. R. Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson and Salma Hayek.
Katy Perry: Part of Me | Filmmakers Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz follow popular singer Katy Perry during her yearlong California Dreams tour. PG. Starring: Katy Perry.
The Amazing Spider-Man 3D | Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner. PG-13. Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans.
People Like Us | On the day his latest deal collapses, fast-talking salesman Sam receives the news that his father has died. Sam reluctantly returns home to settle his father’s estate. In the course of carrying out the man’s last wishes, Sam discovers the existence of a 30-year-old sister named Frankie who he never knew about. PG-13. Starring: Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Michael Hall D’Addario.
Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection | For years, George Needleman, the gentle CFO of a Wall Street investment bank, has been living with his head in the clouds. But George is finally forced to wake up when he learns that his firm, Lockwise Industries, has been operating a mob-backed Ponzi scheme – and that he’s been set up as the fall guy. Facing criminal charges and death threats from the mob, George and his entire family are put under witness protection in his Aunt Madea’s house down South. PG-13. Starring: Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy and Denise Richards.
Magic Mike | A male stripper takes a newcomer under his wing and instructs him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women and making plenty of money. R. Starring: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer and Matthew Bomer.
Ted | A grown man has a live teddy bear as a constant companion. R. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane.
Brave | Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land. Merida’s actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in order to undo a beastly curse before it’s too late. PG. Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly.
Madagascar 3 | Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to New York. This time the journey will take them to a traveling circus in Europe. PG. Starring: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and David Schwimmer.
Snow White and the Huntsman | In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman is ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed, but he winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. PG-13. Starring: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron.
Marvel’s The Avengers | When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. PG-13. Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo.