What's on Tap

What's on Tap

New movies this week: Kung Fu Panda 3, Finest Hours

Posted January 28

A look at what's new in theaters this weekend.

Kung Fu Panda 3 (G, Animated, Starring Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen) - When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible-learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!

Fifty Shades of Black (R, Comedy, Starring Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Mike Epps, Andrew Bachelor, Affion Crockett) - This is an outrageous comedy stars Marlon Wayans in the role of Mr. Black. It is a parody of "Fifty Shades of Grey."

The Finest Hours (PG-13, Action, Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, John Ortiz) - On February 18, 1952, a massive nor'easter strikes New England, wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path. The SS Pendleton, an oil tanker bound for Boston, is ripped in half, trapping more than 30 sailors inside its rapidly-sinking stern. As word of the disaster reaches the U.S. Coast Guard station in Chatham, Massachusetts, Warrant Officer Daniel Cluff orders a daring operation to rescue the stranded men. Despite overwhelming odds, four men, led by Coast Guard Captain Bernie Webber, set out in a wooden lifeboat with an ill-equipped engine and little, if any, means of navigation, facing frigid temperatures, 60-foot high waves and hurricane-force winds.

Jane Got a Gun (R, Drama, Starring Natalie Portman, Rodrigo Santoro, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Noah Emmerich) - Jane Hammond has built a new life with her husband Bill "Ham" Hammond after being tormented by the ultra-violent Bishop Boys outlaw gang. She finds herself in the gang's cross-hairs once again when Ham stumbles home riddled with bullets after dueling with the Boys and their relentless mastermind Colin. With the vengeful crew hot on Ham's trail, Jane has nowhere to turn but to her former fiancé Dan Frost for help in defending her family against certain destruction. Haunted by old memories, Jane's past meets the present in a heart-stopping battle for survival.

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