New This Week in Theaters, February 18, 2016

  Risen (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, February 19
Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Cliff Curtis

Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

  Race (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, February 19
Starring: Stephan James, Jeremy Irons, Jason Sudeikis

Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.

 The Witch (R)
Opens on Friday, February 19
Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

 Viral (NR)
Opens on Friday, February 19
Starring: Analeigh Tipton, Michael Kelly, Sofia Black-D’Elia

Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family’s new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.

 Forsaken (R)
Opens on Friday, February 19
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, Demi Moore

Kiefer and Donald Sutherland share the screen in this brooding western about an embittered gunslinger who attempts to make amends with his estranged father whilst their community is besieged by ruthless land-grabbers.

 Embrace of the Serpent (NR)
Opens on Wednesday, February 17
Starring: Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar, Brionne Davis

The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.

 Busco novio para mi mujer  (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, February 19
Starring: Sandra Echeverría, Arath de la Torre, Jesús Ochoa, Alejandro Cuétara

Paco, so fed up with his nagging and nitpicking wife, comes up with an ingenious plan to end the unhappy union: Find her a boyfriend by hiring a professional seducer nicknamed “El Taiger” to whisk her off her feet and out of the marriage.

 Neerja (NR)
Opens on Friday, February  19
Starring: Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Ravjiani, Yogendra Tikku

Neerja is a portrayal on the life of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.

 Rolling Papers  (NR)
Opens on Friday, February 19

At ground zero of the green rush, The Denver Post became the first major media outlet to appoint a marijuana editor. Policy news, strain reviews, parenting advice and edible recipes are the new norm in the unprecedented world of pot journalism.

Synopsis by IMDB.

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