April Movie Preview

Captain America

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” – April 4

Captain America or Steve Rogers (Chris Evans, “Thor: The Dark World”), wakes up in the future and becomes a member of the S.H.E.I.L.D. organization. He is faced with defeating a villain known as the Winter Soldier, who has stayed anonymous and hidden from most of the United States intelligence agencies.

Dom Hemingway

“Dom Hemingway” – April 4

Dom Hemingway (Jude Law, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”) is released from prison and attempts to make up for 12 years of missed time by partying and raising hell. He also goes after criminals he didn’t snitch on in order to get compensation for keeping them out of prison.

Island of Lemurs

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“Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” – April 4

“Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” is a documentary film about the lemurs of Madagascar, how they got there and how they evolved into what they are today. It also documents the species’ endangerment and how scientists are working to save them. The film is narrated by Morgan Freeman (“The Lego Movie”).

Rio 2

“Rio 2” – April 11

Blu (Jesse Eisenberg, “Modern Family”) and his wife, Jewel (Anne Hathaway, “Don Jon”), discover there’s more of their bird species in the Amazon, which were thought to be extinct. They fly there with their children and Jewel becomes reacquainted with her father, Eduardo (Andy Garcia, “Christmas in Conway”), who Blu must now gain the approval of, while fighting off one of Jewel’s old friends, Roberto (Bruno Mars), who Blu sees as threat to his relationship.

Transcendence

“Transcendence” – April 18

Will (Johnny Depp, “The Lone Ranger”), the inventor of a super intelligence system, is attacked by a group known as Revolutionary Independence from Technology before his technology can go live. Will is left to his death bed in a hospital. His girlfriend, Bree (Kate Mara, “House of Cards”), uploads his mind to a computer before he dies so his technology may be launched. This gives Will unlimited power, which may end the world.

A Haunted House 2

“A Haunted House 2” – April 18

Malcolm (Marlon Wayans, “The Heat”) moves in with his new girlfriend (Jaime Pressly, “Melissa & Joey”) and soon learns he is not free of the strange paranormal events that occurred in “A Haunted House.” Malcolm must go through exorcism and is forced to deal with the paranormal all over again.

Bears

“Bears” – April 18

This is a documentary about a bear’s life narrated by John C. Reilly (“Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”). The film follows the brown bear named Sky and her two cubs as the two grow up. The film takes place in Alaska and begins at the cubs’ birth. Disneynature, the makers of the film, will donate part of opening week ticket proceeds to the National Parks Foundation to protect national parks.

Heaven is for Real

“Heaven Is for Real” – April 18

Colton Burpo (Connor Corum), a young boy, visits heaven during a near-death experience. His mother Sonja (Kelly Reilly, “Calvary”) and father Todd (Greg Kinnear, “Rake”) question the validity of his claims of visiting heaven and soon learn their son can’t be making these things up. They must fight for their son as their community chastises him as a liar.

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“The Other Woman” – April 25

When Carly (Cameron Diaz, “The Counselor”) finds out her boyfriend, John (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, “Game of Thrones”), has a wife (Leslie Mann, “Rio 2”). The two women, wanting to discuss what’s happened, establish they aren’t going to become friends — but they end up being friends anyway. Along the way they discover another mistress, Amber (Kate Upton, “The Three Stooges”), and the three team up together to get back at John.