EVEN THE RAIN

Gael García Bernal and Karra Elejalde star in director Icíar Bollaín’s drama about a troubled Bolivia-set film crew dealing with a local rebellion. Written by Ken Loach veteran Paul Laverty, who penned the superb

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Carla's Song

,

My Name is Joe

, and

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

.

FAST FIVE

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Jordana Brewster return to this latest installment of

The Fast and the Furious

franchise.

Opens April 29

.

THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Lemon Tree

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director Eran Riklis helms this comedy-drama about when the titular Jerusalem-based HR man (Mark Ivanir) has to accompany the body of a deceased woman back to her Eastern Europe home.

HOODWINKED TOO! HOOD VS EVIL

Hayden Panettiere lends her voice to Red Riding Hood in this animated update and extrapolation of the fairy tale.

Opens April 29.

LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: OWLS OF GA'HOOLE

Yes, it’s the talking owl movie, more specifically the talking owl movie based on Kathryn Lasky’s young-reader novels and directed by Zach Snyder, adapter of hard-R comics (

300

,

Watchmen

). Fledgling barn owl Soren (voiced by Jim Sturgess) falls afowl of a sinister cult of will-to-power owls and joins up with the usual band of misfit companions on an epic quest to seek help from the Guardians, a legendary band of strigiform warriors. Snyder’s visual razzle-dazzle survives the jump to PG (as does his love of slo-mo); the plot is a fevered mess, but your 8-year-old will probably love it. (Lee Gardner)

PROM

Friday Night Lights

’ Aimee Teegarden stars in this teen comedy about, well, going to prom.

Opens April 29.

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