NEW YORK (CNS) -- Docudramas tend to underwhelm emotionally, intellectually or both. That's not the case with "Captain Phillips" (Columbia), a complex and compassionate film that engrosses from the start and builds inexorably toward a devastating conclusion. Prepare to be hooked.
NEW YORK (CNS) -- Hold on tight for the ride of your life in "Gravity" (Warner Bros.), a lost-in-space adventure as exhilarating as it is terrifying.
Movie Review Capsules for September 27: "Baggage Claim" (Fox Searchlight), "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" (Columbia); "Rush" (Universal).
A-I — general patronage
A-II — adults and adolescents
A-III — adults
A-IV — adults, with reservations
L — limited adult audiences, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling
O — morally offensive (MPAA)
G — general audiences, all ages admitted
PG — parental guidance suggested, some material may not be suitable for children
PG-13 — parents are strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13
R — restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian
NC-17 — no one 17 and under admitted (age limit may vary in certain areas)