“The Age of Adaline” A young woman (Blake Lively) who stopped aging at 29 ends her decades-long solitary existence when she falls for a philanthropist (Michiel Huisman) who doesn’t know about her condition. But when he takes her to meet his parents (Harrison Ford and Kathy Baker), the truth threatens to come out. 110 minutes (PG-13)

“The Avengers: Age of Ultron” Box office records are ready to be broken by the return of the Marvel Comics superhero team. This time, Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) square off against Ultron (voiced by James Spader), a robotic baddie who wants to, you know, rule the world, Newcomers include Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlett Witch, Paul Bettany as The Vision and Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Quicksilver. Joss Whedon wrote and directed for the second (and final) time. 141 minutes (PG-13)

“Cinderella” “Downton Abbey’s” Lily James stars as the would-be princess with a penchant for losing her shoes. Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter and “Game of Thrones'” Richard Madden co-star for director Kenneth Branagh. 112 minutes (PG)

“Clouds of Sils Maria” It is best to just let yourself get lost in the “Clouds” for a little while. This richly imperfect piece about the vagaries to be found in a life spent working in film stars Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart and Chloe Grace Moretz. French filmmaker Olivier Assayas leaves a few too many loose ends and allows the occasional tabloid culture cliches to slip in. Still, the chance to look behind the curtain that Assayas has lifted so artfully is a temptation one shouldn’t resist. 124 minutes (R)

“Danny Collins” An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon. 106 minutes (R)

“Insurgent” The second installment in the film franchise based on Veronica Roth’s best-selling young adult novels pits our heroine Tris (Shailene Woodley) against increasingly powerful enemies. Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet co-star. 119 minutes (PG-13)

“Furious 7” The seventh installment in the popular franchise pits a vengeful Jason Statham against our gang of pedal-to-the-metal heroes (including Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Michele Rodriguez and the late Paul Walker). 137 minutes (PG-13)

“Get Hard” This already-controversial comedy stars Will Ferrell as a corrupt financier who gets tips from his friend (Kevin Hart) on how to survive his upcoming prison stint. 100 minutes (R)

“Home” Jim Parsons, Rihanna and Steve Martin provide the voices for this animated adventure about an alien on the run who lands on Earth. 100 minutes (PG)

“It Follows” Could we be on the cusp of a new golden age of horror films? On the heels of last year’s acclaimed “The Babadook” comes writer-director David Robert Mitchell’s “It Follows,” another smart, relentlessly chilling thriller that opts for originality over cheaply rejiggered jolts. 92 minutes (R)

“The Longest Ride” Scott Eastwood (Clint’s son) and Britt Robertson star in the latest film adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, about the star-crossed affair between a rodeo rider and a New York City college student. 139 minutes (PG-13)

“Merchants of Doubt” A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change. 96 minutes (PG-13)

“Monkey Kingdom” A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia. 81 minutes (G)

“Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” Anticipation is sky-high for this sequel to the hit comedy about the misadventures of the rotund mall cop (played by Kevin James). OK, not really. Just kidding. 94 minutes (PG-13)

“True Story” Jonah Hill stars as a disgraced journalist interviewing a murder suspect (James Franco) for the purpose of a book in this fact-based drama. 100 minutes (R)

“Unfriended” A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend. 82 minutes (R)

“While We’re Young” Writer-director Noah Baumbach (“Frances Ha,” “Greenberg”) delivers another portrait of comical existential angst, starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a married couple who befriend a pair of much-younger hipsters (Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried). 97 minutes (R)

“Wild Tales” Six short stories involving distressed people. 122 minutes (R)

“Woman in Gold” Sixty years after fleeing Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman sets out to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, including a famous Gustav Klimt painting. With Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Bruhl. Written by Alexi Kaye Campbell. Directed by Simon Curtis. 110 minutes PG-13.

— Compiled from wire reports


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