Also in Theaters
3 Hearts With its romantic torment and beaucoup cigarettes, this is a tres Gallic affair. As the smoke thickens, the vise tightens around a triangle involving sisters of opposite temperaments, played to agonized perfection by Charlotte Gainsbourg and Chiara Mastroianni. (Sheri Linden, March 20) In French with English subtitles. (1:46) PG-13.
5 to 7 In New York City, an aspiring young writer and the sophisticated wife of a French diplomat enter into a “cinq a sept” affair. With Anton Yelchin, Glenn Close and Frank Langella. Written and directed by Victor Levin. (1:36) R.
Boychoir A rebellious, recently orphaned 12-year-old boy is sent to boarding school and driven to excel by his demanding singing teacher. With Dustin Hoffman, Garrett Wareing and Kathy Bates. Written by Ben Ripley. Directed by Francois Girard. (1:43) NR. Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police A documentary about the rise, breakup and reunion of the English rock band the Police. Directed by Andy Grieve. (1:23) NR.
Cinderella As pure of heart as its heroine, “Cinderella” floats across the screen like a gossamer confection, full of elegant beauty and quiet grace. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the film stars Lily James in the title role and Richard Madden as the charming Prince. (B.S., March 13) (1:45) PG.
Cupcakes On a lark, six friends record their response to an international singing contest and find themselves elected as the Israeli representatives
for the next installment. With Anat Waxman, Ofer Shechter and Yael Bar-Zohar. Written by Eli Bijaoui and Eytan Fox. Directed by Fox. In Hebrew with English subtitles. (1:40) NR.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent The second film in the “Divergent” series brings back stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James, but has changed focus from youthful romance to the kind of science-fiction action that starred adults once upon a time. (K.Tu., March 20) In 3-D. (1:58) PG-13.
Effie Gray A biographical drama about the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin; his young wife, Euphemia Gray; and pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett Millais. With Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson and Tom Sturridge. Written by Thompson. Directed by Richard Laxton. (1:48) PG-13.
Focus In this new rom-com-con — as in romantic comedy-con artist caper — Will Smith comes back from his “After Earth” fiasco leading with his heart. The one responsible for getting the pulse racing is Margot Robbie. Their chemistry is so combustible the only question is: What took Hollywood so long? (B.S., Feb. 27) (1:45) R.
Furious 7 A crew of fast-driving outlaws battle the vengeful brother of a vanquished enemy. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson. Written by Chris Morgan. Directed by James Wan. (2:09) PG-13.
Get Hard There are too many intentionally un-PC jokes packed into the film, but with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart involved, it’s probably impossible for anyone to completely resist their baser instincts to be amused by the patently offensive. (B.S., March 27) (1:40) R.
The Gunman At one point in “The Gunman” a pack of well-armed assassins is in hot pursuit of Sean Penn’s sniper and his beautiful distressed damsel when suddenly she stops, refusing to go one step further until he explains what the heck is going on. My sentiments exactly. (B.S., March 20) (1:55) R.
Home As a certain Boov, buoyantly voiced by that alien life force Jim Parsons, might say: Best silly ever is to be having in “Home.” The new animated 3-D comedy is breezy, sentimental, quirky and also stars Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez. (B.S., March 27) (1:34) PG.
Last Knights A fallen warrior rises against a sadistic ruler to avenge his
dishonored master. With Clive Owen, Cliff Curtis and Aksel Hennie. Written by Michael Konyves and Dove Sussman. Directed by Kaz I. Kiriya. (1:55) R.
Man From Reno Set in the Bay Area and directed with sincere genre artistry by Dave Boyle, this elegant, tantalizing Japanese American neo-noir threads together a pair of narrative strands appealing to any mystery buff: the percolating thrill of amateur sleuthing and the cool, deductive logic of professional casework. (Robert Abele, March 27) (1:51) NR.
Run All Night Genre to the core, this story of fathers and sons, conflict and retribution in New York’s tough neighborhoods benefits from fine performances by Ed Harris and Liam Neeson as old friends and bitter enemies. (K.Tu., March 13) (1:54) R.
Serena The unceremonious rollout of Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier’s Depression-era tale belies a quite respectable, handsomely made drama that features a pair of solid star turns by Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. (Gary Goldstein, March 27) (1:49) R.
Superfast An undercover cop in Los Angeles infiltrates a gang of street racers as they plan to double-cross a crime kingpin. With Alex Ashbaugh, Dale Pavinski and Lili Mirojnick. Written and directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. Ketchup Entertainment (1:39) PG-13.
Woman in Gold Sixty years after fleeing Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman sets out to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, including a famous Gustav Klimt painting. With Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Bruhl. Written by Alexi Kaye Campbell. Directed by Simon Curtis. (1:50) PG-13.
All movies are in general release unless noted. Also included: the film’s running time and ratings. MPAA categories: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.