A 30-something dad (Ryan Reynolds) tries to explain his impending divorce to his 10-year-old daughter (Abigail Breslin), who wants to know everything about her dad’s romantic past with three very different women (Elizabeth Banks, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz). At multiple locations. (105 minutes.) PG-13; sexual content, profanity, smoking.
DIARY OF THE DEAD
While shooting a horror movie, film students (Joshua Close, Michelle Morgan) encounter real-life zombies in “Night of the Living Dead” director George A. Romero’s latest creature feature. (95 minutes.) At the South Point. R; horror violence and gore, profanity.
A genetic glitch allows a young man (Hayden Christensen) to teleport himself anywhere, anytime — and into a centuries-long war between the “jumpers” and their enemies. Samuel L. Jackson, Diane Lane and Rachel Bilson co-star for “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” director Doug Liman. At multiple locations. (88 minutes.) PG-13; intense action violence, profanity, brief sexuality.
ME & YOU, US, FOREVER
After an unwanted divorce, 47-year-old Dave (Michael Blain-Rozgay) hopes to reconnect with his high school sweetheart (Stacey J. Aswad) in this Christian drama. At the Cannery. (110 minutes.) PG; mature themes.
THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES
After moving to a run-down estate, siblings (Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger) discover a faerie-filled fantasy realm in this adaptation of Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black’s books. At multiple locations. (97 minutes.) PG; scary creature action and violence, peril, thematic elements.
STEP UP 2 THE STREETS
In a sequel to the 2006 sleeper hit, romantic sparks strike between a street dancer (Briana Evigan) and her new classmate (Robert Hoffman) at the Maryland School of the Arts. At multiple locations. (98 minutes.) PG-13; profanity, sexual references, brief violence.
A three-weekend animé showcase continues with this futuristic adventure about illegal robotics research in 2067 Japan. In Japanese with English subtitles. At the Cannery and Town Square through Saturday. (115 minutes.) PG-13; sci-fi action violence, brief profanity.
— By CAROL CLING