In theaters this week...
Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman appear in "Identity Thief," playing at Cinemark in Paducah this week.
Unlimited funds have allowed Diana (Melissa McCarthy) to live it up on the outskirts of Miami. There’s only one glitch: The ID she’s using belongs to an accounts rep (Jason Bateman) who lives halfway across the U.S. With only one week to hunt down the con artist before his world implodes, the real Sandy Bigelow Patterson heads south to confront the woman with an all-access pass to his life.
The buzz: What few laughs the movie offers come courtesy of the lead actors, who work hard to compensate for the movie’s sloppy plot.
Length: 111 min.
Times: 11:40 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:25 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:15 p.m.
“Beasts of the
In a forgotten bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a 6-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Desperate to repair the structure of her world to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.
The buzz: Nominated for four Academy Awards, this powerful movie makes a strong case for film making that values imagination over money.
Times: 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, 4:30, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, 2, 4:30, and 7 p.m. Sunday at Maiden Alley Cinema.