“300: Rise of an Empire” — The Athenian general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge against the invading Persian King Xerxes and his navy. With Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey. Written by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad. Directed by Noam Murro. In 3-D and Imax. (1:43) R.
“The Activist” — During the Wounded Knee uprising in 1973, two jailed Native American activists team with a conscientious lawyer to try to win their freedom and discover the truth about the death of a woman dear to them both. With Chadwick Brown, Tonantzin Carmelo and Michael Spears. Written and directed by Cyril Morin. (1:30) NR.
MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN
King Leonidas slipped into legend at the Battle of Thermopylae, martyred with 300 Spartans for the sake of Western Civilization and Spartan glory.
“Go, tell the Spartans, stranger passing by