Film Fare

Find out what's playing around Columbia this week

Film Fare Key

Vox rating

V = Save your hard-earned money;
VV = Wait for DVD;
VVV = Make the matinee;
VVVV = Pay full price;
VVVVV = See it twice

% = Critics’ consensus on Rotten Tomatoes
Theaters: F=Forum, R=Regal
*=New release


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*Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary (PG) See this classic again! (R) 97% RUNTIME = 1:45

*The Identical (PG) Twins follow separate paths with music in common. (F,R) 17% RUNTIME = 1:47

The November Man (R) Pierce Brosnan, an ex-CIA operative who returns to the field, fights against his former student and other government officials. (F,R) 36% RUNTIME=1:48

As Above, So Below (R) When American explorers delve deep into the catacombs of Paris, their biggest nightmares show up to haunt them. Read our review here. (F,R) VV 31% RUNTIME=1:33  

The Expendables 3 (PG-13) Sly Stallone and his band of merry mercenaries do battle with a familiar foe: Mel Gibson in his default crazy mode. (F,R) 34% RUNTIME=2:06

The Giver (PG-13) In a utopian world, The Giver lays down some knowledge on young Jonas, who must deal with his realizations of suffering. Read out review here. (F,R) VV 32% RUNTIME=1:40  

Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13) Marvel’s latest megahit joins space bounty hunters, outlaws and assassins. They become hilarious and lovable heroes as they protect a mysterious orb from getting into the wrong hands. Read our review here. (F,R) VVVVV 92% RUNTIME=2:01

The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG) It’s like Seth Rogen’s Neighbors with French and Indian restaurants instead of a fraternity. Helen Mirren clashes with an Indian family when they infringe on her culinary turf. (R) VVV 65% RUNTIME=2:02

If I Stay (PG-13) A 17-year-old has an out-of-body experience after a car crash and has to decide between leading a more difficult life or taking the easy way out with death. Read our review here. VV (F,R) 39% RUNTIME=1:46  

Into the Storm (PG-13) This found-footage disaster film follows storm trackers and townspeople as they try to weather multiple cyclones in Oklahoma. Watch out for flying cows. (R) 20% RUNTIME=1:29

Let’s Be Cops (R) Being a cop for Halloween is always a good idea, right? Wrong. After two cop costume-clad friends become unlikely heroes, they end up in real danger with their fake badges in the line of fire. (F,R) 20% RUNTIME=1:49

Lucy (R) Morgan Freeman narrates as ScarJo uses 100 percent of her brain to kick butt. Read our review here. (R) VV 65% RUNTIME = 1:29

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG-13) The Turtles are back in action to save New York and take down Shredder and his Foot Clan with the help of human April O’Neil. (F,R) 20% RUNTIME=2:00

When the Game Stands Tall (PG) Based on a true story, football coach Bob Ladoueur watches his high school team’s 151-game winning streak go sour. Read our review here. (F,R) V 17% RUNTIME=1:55


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*What If (PG-13) Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan toe the friend-zone line. 69% RUNTIME = 1:38

Life After Beth (R) Parks and Recreation’s Aubrey Plaza stars as Beth, a young woman who dies and mysteriously returns from the dead. At first, her boyfriend is thrilled until he notices her alarming behavior. 42% RUNTIME=1:31

Boyhood (R) Watching your life filmed before your eyes makes for an epic feature. Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke and Ellar Coltrane star in a film shot over the course of more than a decade. Read our review here. VVVVV 99% RUNTIME=2:45

Magic in the Moonlight (PG-13) Seeing into the great beyond is easy for Sophie Baker, but Stanley Crawford wants to break her glasses. The seance sparks a love that transcends what can be seen. Read our review here.VVV 48% RUNTIME=1:40

A Most Wanted Man (R) Germany produces another Valkerie initiative for Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last role. A secret operative team attempts to derail a possible terrorist attack. Read our review here. VVVV 91% RUNTIME=2:01