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Black Rock Actress-filmmaker Katie Aselton and her husband, Mark Duplass, have teamed for a survival thriller directed by Aselton and scripted by Duplass. A mumblecore version of “Deliverance”? Aselton, Lake Bell, and Kate Bosworth are girlfriends who get together for a camping weekend, only to wind up hunted by ex-soldiers. A foray into genre work that’s sturdy in some ways, shaky in others. (81 min., R) (Tom Russo)

The Iceman The true story of Richard Kuklinski (Michael Shannon), a mob hitman who murdered hundreds while living a quiet family life in the ’burbs. Director Ariel Vromen doesn’t have the chops for more than sub-“Sopranos” crime conventions. (106 min., R) (Ty Burr)

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½ Love Is All You Need What Danish director Susanne Bier’s rom-com needs is a less generic story and genuine characters. It’s a rehash of the trite tale of lonely souls who, despite initial friction, realize they’re made for each other. (110 min., R) (Peter Keough)

½ Nicky’s Family Interviews, reenactments, and archival and stock footage that recount the story of Nicholas Winton, a young British stockbroker in 1939 who nearly single-handedly rescued 669 Jewish children from Czechoslovakia and found homes for them in Great Britain. Winton’s inspiring story deserves widespread attention but this inconsistent film isn’t the best representation of it. Still, the interviews are compelling. (96 min., unrated) (Loren King)

½ Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s More of a mildly entertaining infomercial about the pricey Fifth Avenue department store than a story about the people behind it. Director and writer Matthew Miele stuffs his film full of top-name designers to prove how important the store is, but ultimately misses what makes a fashion documentary riveting: Drama. (93 min., PG-13) (Christopher Muther)

Sightseers From the talented Ben Wheatley (“Kill List”), a cheeky low-budget lark about a homicidal couple (Steve Oram and Alice Lowe) on vacation in England’s Lake District. (88 min., unrated) (Ty Burr)

½ Star Trek Into Darkness The new film just has to convince us that 2009’s “Star Trek” wasn’t a fluke. That it does so — expertly, exhilaratingly — is a mark of director J.J. Abrams’s uncanny ease with modern Hollywood formulas. (132 min., PG-13) (Ty Burr)

½ Stories We Tell Is it possible to be anything but subjective when it comes to our families and their stories? This is the endlessly complicated subject of Sarah Polley’s ingenious, multi-leveled meta-documentary. (108 min., PG-13) (Ty Burr)

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