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March 17, 2013

Now in theaters: Reviews of current films



When a music executive’s drug use lands him in a perilous section of L.A. County jail reserved for LGBT inmates, he has to survive and decipher the circumstances that led to his incarceration. With Goran Visnjic, Kate del Castillo, D.B. Sweeney and Portia Doubleday. Written by Jared Kurt and Jules Stewart. Directed by Stewart. (1:28) NR.

“The Kill Hole”

A troubled Iraq war veteran living in Portland is coerced by two executives from a private military contractor to track down and kill a Marine sergeant who has gone AWOL in the mountains of Oregon. With Chadwick Boseman, Tory Kittles and Billy Zane. Written and directed by Mischa Webley. (1:32) NR.

“Language of a Broken Heart”

Distraught over finding his fiancee with another man, a neurotic best-selling romance novelist returns to his hometown and reassesses his life. With Juddy Talt, Julie White and Kate French. Written by Talt. Directed by Rocky Powell. (1:38) R.

“My Amityville Horror”

A documentary about the purported haunting of the Lutz family home in Amityville, N.Y., in 1975, as experienced by the family’s eldest sibling, Daniel Lutz. Directed by Eric Walter. (1:28) NR.


A documentary following the erstwhile rapper Snoop Dogg, a.k.a. Calvin Broadus Jr., as he travels to Jamaica and re-invents himself as Snoop Lion. Directed by Andy Capper. (1:36) NR.

“Somebody Up There Likes Me”

A recently divorced slacker hastily remarries and stumbles through the next 35 years of life without physically aging. With Keith Poulson, Nick Offerman and Jess Weixler. Written and directed by Bob Byington. (1:15) NR.

“Spring Breakers”

Four bored college girls set off for a spring fling in Florida that erupts into a bacchanal of booze, drugs and violence. With James Franco, Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens. Written and directed by Harmony Korine. (1:32) R.

“Upside Down”

Two star-crossed lovers from opposing, inverted worlds risk their lives to unite with each other. With Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess. Written by Santiago Amigorena and Juan Diego Solanas. Directed by Solanas. (1:43) PG-13.

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