New Movie Releases — April 2013
Spring is in full swing, and we've got some exciting new movies coming to theaters this month. In need of some weekend plans? Check out our guide to new movie releases coming in April 2013.
'Evil Dead' -- Directed by Fede Alvarez. Starring Jane Levy, Lou Taylor Pucci and Shiloh Fernandez. Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival.
'The Brass Teapot' (Limited) -- Directed by Ramaa Mosley. Starring Juno Temple, Michael Angarano and Alexis Bledel. When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.
'The Company You Keep' (Limited) -- Directed by Robert Redford. Starring Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Brit Marling and Stanley Tucci. A thriller centered on a former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.
'Simon Killer' (Limited) -- Directed by Antonio Campos. Starring Brady Corbet and Mati Diop. A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a breakup, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past.
'Trance' (Limited) -- Directed by Danny Boyle. Starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel. An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.
'Upstream Color' (Limited) -- Directed by Shane Carruth. Starring Shane Carruth and Amy Seimetz. A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
'42' -- Directed by Brian Helgeland. Starring Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman and Alan Tudyk. The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.
'Scary Movie 5' -- Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Starring Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex and Charlie Sheen. A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts, they learn they're being stalked by a nefarious demon.
'To the Wonder' (Limited) -- Directed by Terrence Malick. Starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams and Javier Bardem. After visiting Mont Saint-Michel, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Marina meets a priest and fellow exile, who is struggling with his vocation, while Neil renews his ties with a childhood friend, Jane.
'Oblivion' -- Directed by Joseph Kosinski. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Melissa Leo. A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.
'The Lords of Salem' (Limited) -- Directed by Rob Zombie. Starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Ken Foree, Dee Wallace and Bruce Davison. Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record -- a "gift from the Lords." The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts?
'The Big Wedding' -- Directed by Justin Zackham. Starring Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried, Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams. A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.
'Pain & Gain' -- Directed by Michael Bay. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Rebel Wilson. A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.
'Kon-Tiki' (Limited) -- Directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg. Starring Pal Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen and Gustaf Skarsgard. The story of legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300 miles crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.