"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" (PG-13): Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) tangles with Electro (Jamie Foxx) and other forces in Marc Webb's second film in his trilogy on the comic-book hero. (Opens wide)

"Blue Ruin" (R): This heralded revenge thriller from writer-director Jeremy Saulnier finds a man returning to his hometown to even a score. (Opens in San Francisco and San Jose)

"Fading Gigolo" (R): Fioravante (John Turturro, who also directs) is persuaded to enter the world of male prostitution by his friend (Woody Allen). Sharon Stone, Sofia Vergara and Vanessa Paradis star as his clients. (Opens in Albany, San Jose and San Francisco)

"For No Good Reason" (R): Johnny Depp and director Terry Gilliam are featured in a documentary that delves into the influential career and life of British artist Ralph Steadman. (Opens in Berkeley, San Jose, Palo Alto and San Francisco)

"Locke" (R): Tom Hardy portrays a man who receives a phone call that dramatically changes his life. (Opens in San Francisco)

"The M Word" (R): An L.A. TV station discovers what downsizing authentically means in the latest from Henry Jaglom. (Opens in S.F.)



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