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MERYL STREEP and JEFF BRIDGES star in THE GIVER

AT THE MOVIES: New and returning films for August the 15th

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AT THE MOVIES: New and returning films for August the 15th
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New in GF/EGF

“Boyhood”: The life of a young man, Mason, from 5 to age 18. With: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke. (2:45) Rated R for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use

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 “The Expendables 3”: Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates. With: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li. (2:06) Rated PG-13 for violence including intense sustained gun battles and fight scenes, and for language

“The Giver”: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world. With: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep. (1:34) Rated PG-13 for a mature thematic image and some sci-fi action/violence

“Let’s Be Cops”: Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line. With: Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle. (1:44) Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity, violence and drug use

Returning

 “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. (2:10) PG-13

“Get on Up”: A chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history. (2:18) PG-13

“Guardians of the Galaxy”: In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. (2:01) PG-13

“Hercules”: Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord. (1:38) PG-13

“The Hundred-Foot Journey”: The Kadam family clashes with Madame Mallory, proprietress of a celebrated French restaurant, after they open their own nearby eatery, until undeniable chemistry causes the Madame to take gifted young chef Hassan under her wing. (2:02) PG

“Into the Storm”: Storm trackers, thrill-seekers and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton. (1:29) PG-13

“Lucy”: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. (1:30) R

“Planes: Fire and Rescue”: When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins forces with fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, the Smokejumpers, to battle a massive wildfire. (1:23) PG

“The Purge: Anarchy”: A young couple works to survive on the streets after their car breaks down right as the annual purge commences. (1:43) R

“Sex Tape”: A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts. (1:30) R

“Tammy”: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother. (1:36) R

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”: Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. (1:41) PG-13

GF/EGF theaters

Carmike 10, Grand Forks: (701) 772-4719; www.carmike.com

River Cinema 15, East Grand Forks: (218) 399-9000; www.moorefamilytheatres.com/rivercinema15.asp

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