New at AMC Showplace 10 Theaters in Mattoon this weekend:
- “The Jungle Book“ (PG)
A live action version of the classic Rudyard Kipling story, about a boy named Mowgli who’s raised by wolves . . . and forced to abandon his jungle home after a tiger threatens the pack and his animal friends.
A kid named Neel Sethi is Mowgli, and the animals are all done with computer graphics. More importantly, Bill Murray plays Baloo the bear, and Ben Kingsley is Bagheera the panther. They protect him after he leaves the pack.
- “Barbershop: The Next Cut“ (PG-13)
Ice Cube has merged his shop with the ladies from Regina King’s beauty salon to make ends meet. So now it’s co-ed with men on one side and the women on the other. Common plays one of his barbers, and Nicki Minaj is one of her stylists.
And when Chicago’s gang violence gets out of control, they turn the shop into a sanctuary for the community by offering up free cuts and styling.
- “Criminal“ (R)
Kevin Costner plays a violent convict who’s used in an experimental procedure . . . the government transplants the memories of a dead CIA agent into his head so they can get to the information he died to protect.
But Costner escapes and turns to the guy’s widow to figure things out. Ryan Reynolds is the dead agent, Gal Gadot is his widow, Tommy Lee Jones is the guy who does the surgery, and Gary Oldman is director of the CIA.
For a list of showtimes at AMC Showplace 10 in Mattoon click here