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What’s opening in theaters this week

Casey (Britt Robertson) in Disney’s “Tomorrowland.”
Casey (Britt Robertson) in Disney’s “Tomorrowland.” TNS

Opening Friday in theaters

“Poltergeist” (PG-13): The 1982 haunted-house classic by Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper gets a CGI-laden remake. Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt are the terrified parents whose daughter disappears into the family TV set. The movie is not being screened in advance for critics, so go ahead: Be afraid.

“Tomorrowland” (PG): The latest feature film based on a Walt Disney theme park attraction looks much more ambitious than usual. Brad Bird (“Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” “The Incredibles”) directs George Clooney as a genius inventor who teams up with a brainiac teen to do something that, judging by the enigmatic trailers, may have to do with time travel.

New on DVD

“American Sniper” (DVD/Blu-ray) Bradley Cooper stars as Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in American military history, in Clint Eastwood’s smash hit war drama.

“The Rose” (DVD/Blu-ray): Mark Rydell’s 1979 drama, starring Bette Midler in her most iconic screen performance as a self-destructive rock star, gets the Criterion Collection treatment with loads of extras.

“Leviathan” (DVD/Blu-ray): Superb Oscar-nominated Russian-language drama about a snowballing squabble over real estate in a small coastal town that leads to calamity.

“Girlhood” (DVD/Blu-ray): Celine Sciamma directs this highly acclaimed study of four adolescent girls trying to survive their teenage years.

Miami Herald