Lawrence Kasdan's "Darling Companion" is a mildly amusing comedy with Diane Keaton and Kevin Line as a couple whose marital problems surface when he loses the bedraggled dog that she'd rescued in Denver during a hike near their vacation home in the Rockies.
Riffing on comedian Steve Harvey's humorous dating advice book, "Think Like a Man" explores the differences between the way men and women view sex and romantic relationships.
Based on Nicolas Sparks' sappy, sentimental novel, "The Lucky One" introduces a Marine (Zac Efron) who credits his survival in Iraq to a photograph he found after a skirmish with insurgents and follows his search for the beautiful blonde (Taylor Schilling) posing in front of a lighthouse.
Inspired by the board game, "Battleship" is a flimsy, formulaic, cliche-riddled popcorn picture as Taylor Kitsch and pop star Rihanna battle an alien attack with Transformer-like special effects.
Daniel Lam's "The Viral Factor" tries to be an action movie and a soap opera but succeeds at neither, churning on about unleashing a kind of smallpox virus, hoping to profit from vaccine sales.
Narrated by Jude Law, "Beyond Time: William Turnbull" explores the life and work of the artist recognized as one of the pioneers of modernism in Britain.
In Norwegian & Danish with English subtitles, "Headhunters" is a dark comedy thriller about an Oslo corporate recruiter who's also an art thief. And "Monsieur Lazhar" is an eloquent French-Canadian drama about an Algerian immigrant who sought political asylum in Quebec and is hired as a substitute after another teacher commits suicide.
"Looney Tunes: The Chuck Jones Mouse Chronicles" showcases the daring adventures of those mischievous mice, and "Bob the Builder: The Ultimate Can-Do Crew Collection" teaches teamwork.
PICK OF THE WEEK: "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" is the swashbuckling animated tale of a bumbling captain (voiced by Hugh Grant) whose chances of winning the coveted Pirate of the Year Award increase when he and his underachieving shipmates encounter a research ship carrying Charles Darwin.