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Movie preview: “Last Vegas”
Four geriatric friends vow to set Las Vegas ablaze during the ultimate bachelor party in Las Vegas.
Movie preview: “Free Birds”
Plot: In this animated buddy comedy, two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history — and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.
Movie preview: “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”
Plot: Signature “Jackass” character Irving Zisman and his 8-year-old grandson Billy set out on a hidden camera road trip across America.
Movie preview: “The Counselor”
Plot: Pulitzer Prize winning author Cormac McCarthy provides his first original screenplay with this Ridley Scott-directed thriller starring a lawyer who dabbles in trafficking drugs only to realize just how dangerous a situation he’s gotten himself into.
Movie preview: “Carrie”
Plot: A reimagining of the classic Stephen King horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Movie preview: “Escape Plan”
Plot: Ray Breslin, the world’s foremost authority on structural security, agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called ‘The Tomb.’
Movie preview: “The Fifth Estate”
Plot: “The Fifth Estate” charts the creation of WikiLeaks by the ambitious and arguably ethically dubious Julian Assange. As Assange and colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg team up to become underground watchdogs of the privileged and powerful.
Movie preview: “Captain Phillips”
Plot: Two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks teams with Oscar-nominated director Paul Greengrass to tell the true story of the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Movie preview: “Machete Kills”
Plot: The President of the United States tasks legendary secret agent Machete Cortez with stopping a crazed global terrorist from starting a nuclear war.
WHALEY: DDP’s ‘Deathtrap’ full of twists
Derby Dinner Playhouse’s producing director Bekki Jo Schneider and her sharp-as-a-tack cast knew how to ratchet up the tension and keep Thursday night’s press opening audience guessing and gasping at sudden unexpected twists.
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