The Counselor. Starring Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Brad Pitt. Directed by Ridley Scott. A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. 117 minutes. (Rated R for graphic violence, some grisly images, strong sexual content and profanity.) ∆∆ø (Jeff Simon) Opens Friday. See review on Page 4.
inequality for all. Directed by Jacob Kornbluth. Documentary follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap. 89 minutes. (Rated PG for thematic elements, some violence, language and smoking.) Opens Friday.
JAckass Presents: Bad Grandpa. Starring Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Spike Jonze and Georgina Cates. Directed by Jeff Tremaine. An 86-year-old grandfather travels America with his 8-year-old grandson. 92 minutes. (Rated R for strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use.) Opens Friday.
Wadjda. Starring Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Sultan Al Assaf and Abdullrahman Algohani. A strong-willed Saudi girl signs up for her school’s Quran recitation competition to make enough money to buy a green bicycle. 98 minutes. (PG for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking.) ∆∆∆ø (Christopher Schobert) Opens Friday. See review on Page 9.