“DANNY COLLINS”: Al Pacino plays a 1970s music star (Danny Collins) who hasn’t given up his rocker ways. After his manager (Christopher Plummer) discovers an undelivered letter from John Lennon to his client, Collins launches his second act. Showing at AMC Elmwood Palace 20.
“THE LONGEST RIDE”: Based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks, “The Longest Ride” tells a love story about Luke (Scott Eastwood), a former champion bull rider pursuing a comeback, and Sophia (Brittany Robertson), a college student who is about take her dream job in New York City’s art world.
“WOMAN IN GOLD”: Sixty years after Maria Altmann fled Vienna during World War II, she seeks to retrieve family possessions stolen by the Nazis, including a famous painting by Gustav Klimt. Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Brühl star.
“WHILE WE’RE YOUNG”: “While We’re Young” is a cross-generational comedy about aging, ambition, success and a marriage tested by the invading forces of youth. Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried star. Opens Friday at The Theaters at Canal Place and AMC Elmwood Palace 20.
“THE LAST FIVE YEARS”: Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan star in this film adaptation of the hit musical, “The Last Five Years.” Opening Friday at Chalmette Movies.
“WELCOME TO NEW YORK”: Gerard Depadieu and Jacqueline Bisset star in a drama that parallels the story of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a powerful French politician accused of rape by an immigrant maid in New York City. Directed by Abel Ferrara, the film is showing Friday through Thursday at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
“A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT”: In an Iranian ghost-town called Bad City, a place infected with death and loneliness, the townspeople don’t realize they’re hunted by a lonely vampire. Showing Friday through Thursday at Indywood Cinema, 628 Elysian Fields Ave. See www.indywood.org for other Indywood screenings and activities.