new this week for Jan. 17, 2013

Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

January 16, 2013 

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BROKEN CITY” (R): A former cop (Mark Wahlberg) tailing the wife of the New York mayor (Russell Crowe) finds himself caught in a whopper of a scandal. On the bright side, at least Crowe (“Les Miserables”) doesn’t sing to him.

THE LAST STAND” (R): There’s a standoff brewing at the border between an escaped drug cartel boss trying to get back to Mexico and a smalltown sheriff (Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first leading post-politics role). See? He told you he’d be back.

MAMA” (PG-13): A couple (Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) set out to raise his two nieces, who were left alone in the forest for five years. Creepiness ensues.

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