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February 13, 2013 

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A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD” (R): His pals Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone both flopped at the box office recently. Bruce Willis is the last hope of the 1980s action-movie stars, and he’s going to try his hardest with this fifth installment of the smash franchise. The good news: The series returns to R-rated territory unlike the last film, which was PG-13. The bad news: The director is John Moore, whose name does not get our hopes up (“Max Payne,” “The Omen”). Also, shouldn’t a good Die Hard movie come out during the summer?

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES” (PG-13): Writer-turned-director Richard LaGravenese (“The Fisher King”) cooked up this fantasy drama about two young people stranded in a small town and trying to run away. The supporting cast includes Viola Davis, Jeremy Irons and Emma Thompson, so this one may be more substantial than it seems.

SAFE HAVEN” (PG-13): Another Valentine’s Day, another Nicholas Sparks adaptation. Julianne Hough stars as a woman who shares a dark secret with a widower (Josh Duhamel). Directed by Lasse Hallstrom (“The Hoax,” “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”).

ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH” (PG): Sarah Jessica Parker, Sofia Vergara, Brendan Fraser and Ricky Gervais provide the voices for this animated comedy about an astronaut who answers a distress call hailing from a highly dangerous planet.

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