“THE GREAT GATSBY” — The fourth adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel has Baz Luhrmann as its director, so glitz is guaranteed. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the party-loving millionaire living the high life in 1920s New York; Tobey Maguire is the aspiring author from the Midwest who starts hanging out with the rich crowd. (And Jay-Z collaborated on the music.) Also starring Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton. (PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language.)

“TYLER PERRY PRESENTS PEEPLES” — Craig Robinson (TV’s “The Office”) plays an underachiever trying to impress his girlfriend’s posh family during a weekend in Sag Harbor. Also starring Kerry Washington and David Alan Grier. Written and directed by Tina Gordon Chism. (PG-13 for sexual content, drug material and language.)


“STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” (digital and Atmos sound, 10 p.m.) — J.J. Abrams is back in the director’s chair, Chris Pine back in the captain’s chair, and Zoe Saldana (Uhuru), Zachary Quinto (Spock), Simon Pegg (Scotty) and Anton Yelchin (Chekov) are back on the Enterprise’s bridge for this ominous-looking sequel. Also starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the new nemesis, the mysterious John Harrison, and Karl Urban as McCoy, John Cho as Sulu, Alice Eve as Dr. Carol Marcus and Bruce Greenwood as Christopher Pike. (PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence.)


“The Great Gatsby” (digital)

“Iron Man 3” (digital and Atmos sound)

“Oblivion” (digital)

Starting Thursday, May 16: “Star Trek Into Darkness” (digital and Atmos sound, 9 p.m.)


“42” — Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play major league baseball. Harrison Ford co-stars as Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey, who takes the heat for the controversial and historical hiring. Also starring Lucas Black, Nicole Beharie and Christopher Meloni. Written and directed by Brian Helgeland. (PG-13 for thematic elements including language.)

“THE BIG WEDDING” — Oscar winners Robert DeNiro and Diane Keaton play a divorced couple who must pretend they are still married for the sake of their adopted son’s marriage. Also starring Susan Sarandon (another Oscar winner), Robin Williams (another!), Topher Grace, Katherine Heigl and Amanda Seyfried (OK, not them). Directed by Justin Zackham. (R for language, sexual content and brief nudity.)

“THE COMPANY YOU KEEP” — A public-interest lawyer and single father in the suburbs of Albany, N.Y., has his life upended when a brash young reporter exposes his identity as a 1970s anti-war radical wanted for murder. Directed by and starring Robert Redford, with Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon, Brendan Gleeson, Nick Nolte, Brit Marline, Stanley Tuddi and Julie Christie. (R for language.)

“THE CROODS” (3-D and digital) — In this animated adventure-comedy, the world’s very first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. With the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Cloris Leachman and Catherine Keener. Written and directed by Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco. (PG for some scary action.)

“EVIL DEAD” — This remake of the 1981 horror classic about five teens besieged by evil forces in the woods is not your typical do-over cash-in. The creators of the original film — Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Rob G. Tapert — served as producers and oversaw the making of the film. Still, you might need a barf bag. Starring Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Elizabeth Blackmore and Lou Taylor Pucci. Directed by Fede Alvarez. (R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language.)

“GI JOE: RETALIATION” (digital) — The super-agents (including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Bruce Willis) are sent on a hunt to uncover a traitor in their ranks. Also starring Channing Tatum and D.J. Cotrona. Directed by Jon M. Chu. (PG-13 for intense sequences of combat violence and martial arts action throughout, and for brief sensuality and language.)

“THE HOST” — A young woman discovers that aliens are taking over the bodies of people and erasing their memories. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, Frances Fisher and Max Irons. Directed by Andrew Niccol. (PG-13 for some violence and sensuality.)

“IRON MAN 3” (3-D and 35mm) — Brash and brilliant industrialist/superhero Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution when his world is torn apart by a terrorist called the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). Also starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pierce and Don Cheadle. Directed by Shane Black. (PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content.)

“OBLIVION” (digital) — Tom Cruise gets a jump on the summer movie logjam with this sci-fi adventure about one of the last men on Earth after a devastating war who discovers he’s not alone. Also starring Morgan Freeman, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Zoe Bell, Melissa Leo and Olga Kurylenko. Co-written and directed by Joseph Kosinki. (PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality/nudity.)

“OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN” — In the midst of a terrorist attack on Washington, D.C., a disgraced former presidential guard (Gerard Butler) is the only person who can save the life of the president (Aaron Eckhart). Also starring Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Rick Yune and Radha Mitchell. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. (R for strong violence and language throughout.)

“OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL” (3-D and digital) — Sam Raimi directs this “Wizard of Oz” prequel, based on L. Frank Baum’s novel, about a small-time magician (James Franco) who is whisked away to a distant land where he has the power to become a great wizard. Also, flying monkeys. Also starring Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis. (PG for sequences of action and scary images, and brief mild language.)

“PAIN AND GAIN” — Michael Bay takes a break from making “Transformers” movies to direct this pitch-black comedy, based on a true story, about three Miami bodybuilders (Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie) who attempt to a kidnap a wealthy businessman. Then things start going way, way wrong. Also starring Rebel Wilson, Ken Jeong and Ed Harris. (R for bloody violence, crude sexual content, nudity, language throughout and drug use.)

“THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES” — When a motorcycle stunt rider commits a robbery to support his infant son, he’s thrust into a conflict with a police officer that has far-reaching consequences for both their families. Starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Rose Byrne. Directed and co-written by Derek Cianfrance. (R for language throughout, some violence, teen drug and alcohol use, and a sexual reference.)

“SCARY MOVIE 5” — A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the ... oh, never mind. It’s just another in the long-running horror movie mish-mash franchise, this one starring Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale and — horrors! — Charlie Sheen. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. (PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language, some drug material, partial nudity, comic violence and gore.)

“SNITCH” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars as a father who goes undercover for the DEA to clear the name of his wrongfully accused son. Also starring Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal and Barry Pepper. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. (PG-13 for drug content and sequences of violence.)

“TRANCE” — An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting. Starring James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson. Directed by Danny Boyle. (R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence, some grisly images and language.)

— Yakima Herald-Republic