“ADDICTED”: Based on the best-selling novel by Zane, “Addicted” is a thriller based around Sharon, a successful businesswoman, wife and mother who gives in to temptation. The cast includes Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe, Kat Graham, Maria Howell and Tyson Beckford.
“ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, BAD DAY”: Eleven-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) experiences the most terrible day of his life. Simultaneously, his mom (Jennifer Garner), dad (Steve Carell), brother (Dylan Minnette) and sister (Kerris Dorsey) endure their own awful day.
“DRACULA UNTOLD”: Luke Evans (“Fast & Furious 6,” “Immortals”) stars as the man who becomes Dracula. Billed as an epic action-adventure, this new take on an old vampire co-stars Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper and Diarmaid Murtagh.
“THE GUEST”: A young soldier arrives on the doorstep of the Peterson family, claiming to be a good friend of their son who died in action. Showing at AMC Elmwood Palace 20.
“THE JUDGE”: Robert Downey Jr. plays a big-city lawyer who returns to his childhood home and the estranged father who’s suspected of murder. Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio and Billy Bob Thornton co-star.
“THIS AIN’T NO MOUSE MUSIC”: A music documentary about Chris Strachwitz, founder of Arhoolie Records. A film starring Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong, “New Orleans,” inspired Strachwitz’s life in roots-music and his recordings of New Orleans jazz, blues, Cajun, zydeco and norteño music. Musicians Ry Cooder, Richard Thompson, Taj Mahal, Bonnie Raitt, Michael Doucet, the Pine Leaf Boys, Flaco Jiménez and the Treme Brass Band are featured. Showing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, through Thursday, Oct. 16, at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center 1618, Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
“20,000 DAYS ON EARTH”: Drama and documentary intertwine in this film written by and starring rock musician Nick Cave.
Showing at 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 10, through Thursday, Oct. 16, at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center 1618, Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
“THE NOTEBOOK”: In this grim foreign film, a desperate young mother leaves her 13-year-old twin sons with her estranged mother in the countryside as World War II winds down in Europe. The grandmother, a cruel alcoholic, beats the children and forces them to work long hours for the poor shelter and food she gives them.