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Melissa Rauch (Ber­nadette on TV’s The Big Bang The­ory) plays Hope, a young woman who won the bronze medal in gym­nas­tics in the 2004 Olympics and has since par­layed that honor into celebrity sta­tus in her home­town, re­fus­ing to let go of her glory days and liv­ing with her dad. When a young gym­nast (Ha­ley Lu Richardson) comes through town, Hope be­comes a reluc­tant men­tor. Rated R. 108 min­utes. Regal Sta­dium 14. (Not re­viewed)


In Brook­lyn, some­time in the near fu­ture, David (Ben­jamin Dick­in­son) loves Juli­ette (Nora Ze­het­ner), but they don’t get along. The sit­u­a­tion wors­ens when David must test some new aug­mented-re­al­ity glasses and uses them to con­jure up an obe­di­ent avatar based on an­other woman he lusts af­ter. Even in the dystopian re­al­ity of ur­ban techie-drug­gies, his ad­dic­tive im­mer­sions stand out. It doesn’t look like David has the psy­cho­log­i­cal stam­ina for all of this. Dick­in­son also di­rects. Rated R. 97 min­utes. Jean Cocteau Cin­ema. (Paul Wei­de­man)


The Di­ver­gent film se­ries, based on Veron­ica Roth’s book tril­ogy, hasn’t been a mas­sive suc­cess, but it’s done well enough that the fi­nal book is split into two films, much like the Harry Pot­ter and The Hunger Games adap­ta­tions were. In the first of the two parts, Tris (Shai­lene Wood­ley) and Four ( Theo James) must use their spe­cial gifts to es­cape the walls that sur­round Chicago and save hu­man­ity. Rated PG-13. 121 min­utes. Regal Sta­dium 14; Vi­o­let Crown; DreamCatcher. (Not re­viewed)


This com­edy flips the script on Hol­ly­wood’s usual gen­der for­mula and cen­ters on a quirky ac­coun­tant named Doris (Sally Field) who falls for her young new man­ager (Max Green­field). He takes a shine to her sense of style and over­all pres­ence, and as they grow closer, com­pli­ca­tions arise. The comic ac­tor and writer Michael Showal­ter di­rects. Rated R. 95 min­utes.

Regal DeVar­gas. (Not re­viewed)


Philippe Gar­rel, as­so­ci­ated with the French New Wave, be­gan mak­ing movies in the ’60s; his lat­est has so much of the fla­vor of that era that you could eas­ily imag­ine Jean- Pierre Léaud as Pierre, the doc­u­men­tary film­maker at the cen­ter of this drama of love and in­fi­delity. But it’s Stanis­las Mer­har, and his wife and part­ner Manon is played by the lovely Clotilde Courau. They’re shoot­ing a film about an old Re­sis­tance fighter. Pierre is that an­noy­ing French type who is too cool for his shoes, and you may feel, as Manon’s mother does, that she’s too good for him. The story is fa­mil­iar and full of gaps, but it se­duces with its time­less feel of Paris and l’amour. Shot in crisp and beau­ti­ful black and white, it could be to­day, or 60 years ago, or any time in be­tween. Not rated. 73 min­utes. In French with sub­ti­tles. The Screen. (Jonathan Richards)


The lat­est drama by Ter­rence Mal­ick ( Tree of Life) tells the story of Rick (Chris­tian Bale), an aim­less writer in Los An­ge­les who tries to find his place in the world through a se­ries of af­fairs with six dif­fer­ent women (Cate Blanchett and Natalie Port­man among them). The ex­per­i­men­tal, spir­i­tu­ally minded film is split into eight parts; each is named for a tarot card — like the ti­tle.

Rated R. 118 min­utes. Regal DeVar­gas. (Not re­viewed)


Pre­sented by the Santa Fe Jewish Film Fes­ti­val at 11 a. m. Sun­day, March 20, only. Not rated. 105 min­utes. In French with sub­ti­tles. Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts. See re­view, Page 54.


This adap­ta­tion of the faith-based memoir by Christy Beam (Jen­nifer Garner) ex­am­ines an event in the life of Christy’s daugh­ter, Anna (Kylie Rogers). Anna suf­fers from a di­ges­tive dis­or­der that forces her to use feed­ing tubes. When she falls down the hol­low of a cot­ton­wood tree and sur­vives a neardeath ex­pe­ri­ence, the dis­or­der dis­ap­pears from her body. Rated PG. 109 min­utes. Regal Sta­dium 14; Vi­o­let Crown; DreamCatcher. (Not re­viewed)


Not rated. 131 min­utes. In Man­darin with sub­ti­tles. The Screen. See re­view, Page 52.


This 1991 an­i­mated fea­ture by Isao Taka­hata ( The Tale of the

Princess Kaguya) was nearly lost to time but is now back with a new English voice cast that in­cludes Daisy Ri­d­ley ( Star Wars:

The Force Awak­ens) in the star­ring role. She voices Taeko, a rest­less young woman who re­calls her child­hood while trav­el­ing and won­ders if she’s lost the joy of her youth. Rated PG. 118 min­utes. Dubbed in English. Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts. (Not re­viewed)


Not rated. 350 min­utes. Screens in three parts. Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Arts. See re­view, Page 50.

It’s in the cards: Chris­tian Bale and Cate Blanchett in Knight of Cups, at Regal DeVar­gas

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