"300: Rise of an Empire" (R)
Sullivan Stapleton, who you may know from the Cinemax series "Strike Back", is the hero in this one. He plays a Greek general fighting off an invasion led by Eva Green, the bloodthirsty chick in charge of the Persian Navy. Lena Headey from "Game of Thrones" is back from the first film as the Queen of the Spartans and widow of Gerard Butler's character from "300". Rodrigo Santoro is also back as the Persian's god-like leader Xerxes.
"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" (PG)
This Dreamworks animation movie is about a talking dog who invents a time machine, and then goes back to ancient Egypt after his "adopted" human son changes history. Ty Burrell from "Modern Family" is Mr. Peabody, Max Charles from "The Neighbors" does the voice of Sherman, and Ariel Winter from "Modern Family" is the girl Sherman was trying to impress when they screwed up the space-time continuum.
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" (R)
A new Wes Anderson comedy with Ralph Fiennes as a hotel concierge infamous for sleeping with his elderly female guests . . . who's framed for murdering one of them. It's got a huge cast, with a lot of the same people from other Wes Anderson movies, including Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Edward Norton, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, and Owen Wilson.