“Invictus”: Clint Eastwood directs the story of Nelson Mandela as he motivates South Africa’s rugby team to win the World Cup to inspire national unity. With Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon. (2:14; PG-13 for brief strong profanity) •••
“Valentine’s Day”: L.A. couples propose, break up and learn truths on a stressful Valentine’s Day. With Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Taylor Swift, Jamie Foxx. (2:05; PG-13 for risque language, sexual candor) •••
“The Messenger”: An Army officer assigned to a team that informs families about the deaths of their loved ones falls for a soldier’s wife. With Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Samantha Morton, Jena Malone. (1:52; R for profanity and some sexual content/nudity) •• 1/2
“Extraordinary Measures”: Parents whose son and daughter suffer from a rare gene disorder seek an unconventional scientist’s help on discovering a cure. With Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell. (1:46; PG for thematic material, profanity and a mild suggestive moment) ••
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