new this week for Oct. 11, 2012

Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

October 10, 2012 

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ARGO” (R): Director Ben Affleck (“Gone Baby Gone,” “The Town”) continues to stretch as a filmmaker with this riveting, fact-based story about an attempt to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979.

HERE COMES THE BOOM” (PG-13): A biology teacher (Kevin James) becomes a mixed martial arts fighter to raise funds and save the school’s music program — and discovers he’s pretty good at beating other guys up.

SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS” (R): Martin McDonagh, writer-director of “In Bruges,” returns with this violent comedy about a screenwriter (Colin Farrell) whose wacky friends (Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell) kidnap a gangster’s dog. There will be blood. Buckets, even.

SINISTER” (R): Ethan Hawke stars in another “found-footage” horror flick.

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