A TV reporter (“Roswell’s” Jason Behr) discovers the strange cause of recent Los Angeles earthquakes: an ancient giant serpent he must battle because the 500-year-old spirit of a warrior dwells within him. Amanda Brooks and “The Office’s” Craig Robinson join veterans Elizabeth Peña and Robert Forster in this futuristic tale inspired by a Korean legend. At multiple locations. (90 minutes) PG-13; intense sequences of violence and creature action.
THE 11TH HOUR
Environmental crises, present and future, spark this documentary, produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, from sibling filmmakers Leila Connors Petersen and Nadia Connors. At the Suncoast. (91 minutes) PG; disturbing images and themes.
A LOVE STORY
A romantic triangle — between a tycoon (Aga Muhlach), the doctor (Maricel Soriano) who nurses him back to health after a water-skiing accident, and the flight attendant (Angelica Panganiban) who sets his pulse racing — inspires this Filipino drama. At Village Square. (120 minutes) PG-13; sexual content, mature themes.
A successful self-help author (Seann William Scott) returns home to surprise his mother (Susan Sarandon), only to receive an even bigger shock when he encounters her new flame: his former, much despised gym teacher (Billy Bob Thornton). “My Name Is Earl’s” Ethan Suplee and “Saturday Night Live’s” Amy Poehler co-star in this raucous comedy. At multiple locations. (87 minutes) PG-13; crude and sexual content, mature themes, profanity, mild drug references.
NO END IN SIGHT
In this documentary, political scientist Charles Ferguson rounds up former Bush administration players, Iraqi politicians and administrators, journalists and military experts for a step-by-step chronicle of the current crisis. At Village Square. (102 minutes) NR; disturbing images of war violence.
— By CAROL CLING