What’s opening in theaters this week

John Krasinski is shown in a scene from "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." (Photo credit: Paramount Pictures)

John Krasinski is shown in a scene from “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.” (Photo credit: Paramount Pictures)

Opening Friday:
“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” (R): Michael Bay (“Transformers”) directs this adaptation of Mitchell Zuckoff’s nonfiction book about the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. State Department office in Libya.
“Anomalisa” (R): Charlie Kaufman (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”) and Duke Johnson co-direct this tale, shot in stop-motion animation, about an isolated man who is forced out of his emotional shell.
“Norm of the North” (PG): Rob Schneider and Heather Graham provide the voices for this animated tale of a polar bear that travels to New York City.
“Ride Along 2” (PG-13): Ice Cube and Kevin Hart reunite for the further misadventures of two bickering brothers-in-law.
“Mustang” (PG-13): This French drama about five sisters who are imprisoned in their home by their grandmother is expected to land an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film on Jan. 14

In stores Tuesday:
“The Martian” (DVD/Blu-ray): Ridley Scott’s box office smash stars Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars.
“Irrational Man” (DVD/Blu-ray): Joaquin Phoenix is a college professor juggling affairs with two women (Emma Stone and Parker Posey) in Woody Allen’s latest exploration of morality.
“The Look of Silence” (DVD/Blu-ray): Director Joshua Oppenheimer’s follow-up to “The Act of Killing” focuses on the survivors of the Indonesian genocide.
“The American Friend” (DVD/Blu-ray): Wim Wenders’ 1977 adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel, about the con artist Tom Ripley’s foray into the art world, gets the Criterion Collection treatment.


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