New Movies in Most Major Theaters for 2/8/08!
(Big List this Weekend!)
“In Bruges” – (Comedy/Crime) Starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Clemence Posey, Ralph Fiennes. This is a dark comedy about two London hit-men Ray (Farrell) and Ken (Gleeson) who find themselves in an unfamiliar scene. After a difficult job, they are sent to cool off in Bruges, where they find themselves drawn into the dangerous local scene. They begin to question their perspectives on life and death. [I think I am going to have to get my butt down to the theater for this one, finally something worth the $8 bucks!]
“Fool’s Gold” – (Adventure/Comedy) Starring Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland, Ewen Bremner, Alexis Dziena, Ray Winstone. Their eight-year search for booty leaves them broke and with a shipwrecked marriage. Will the clues lead them to the new fortune and salvage their plunged marriage? [It's like "National Treasure" only with married people who don't like each other. What is in my netflix cue for this weekend?]
“Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins” – (Comedy) Starring Martin Lawrence, Mo’Nique, James Earl Jones. RJ Stevens is a talk-show sensation, who left behind his deep south life and family name to transform into a self-help guru dispensing his “Team of Me” philosophy to millions of adoring fans. When he returns home his family call him on his big-city attitude and challenge him at every turn. RJ is forced to take a hard look at the man he’s become. [I'm sorry, is Martin Lawrence that hard up for money? Com'on people, I'm falling asleep here writing this thing!]
“Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show” – (Stand-up Comedy/Documentary) Starring Vince Vaughn, Justin Long, Dwight Yoakam, Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst. This film features footage from “30 days & 30 nights, Hollywood to the Heartland Tour” from producer/actor Vince Vaughn. He selected 4 up-and-coming comics to join him on his tour. [Dwight Yoakam the country singer?]
Not Playing Everywhere:
“Military Intelligence and You!“ - (Military Spoof) Major Nick Reed is a military analyst determined to find a hidden Nazi fighter base. Complicating his efforts is a chance meeting with his former love, Lt. Monica Tasty, and her current beau, Major Mitch Dunning. [Good luck with this one folks...]
“The Band’s Visit” – (Comedy/Musical) A small Egyptian Police band are supposed to play at an ceremony in Israel but instead are left stranded at the airport. A lost band in a lost town. [...I wonder if they are still lost?...netflixer?]
“London to Brighton” – (Drama/Thriller/Crime/Foreign) It’s 3:307 am and two girls burst into a run down London loo. Joanne is crying her eyes out and her clothing is ripped. Kelly’s face is bruised and starting to swell. Duncan Allen lies in his bathroom bleeding to death. Duncan’s son, Stuart, has found his father and wants answers. Derek, Kelly’s pimp, needs to find Kelly or it will be him who pays. Kelly and Joanne need to get through the next 24 hours alive. [Bingo! Chaos in London with dangerous situations and crime...this one will hold my interest!]
“Bab’Aziz – The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul” – (Drama/Foreign) This is the story of a blind dervish and his granddaughter, Ishtar. They wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years.
“A Walk to Beautiful” – (Documentary) Tells the story of five women in Ethiopia suffering from devastating childbirth injuries. Rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, these women are left to spend the rest of their lives in loneliness and shame.
“The Poughkeepsie Tapes” – (Horror/Thriller) 10 bodies buried in the backyard of an abandoned house. Police discover over 800 neatly organized videotapes detailing the torture, murder and dismemberment of the victims.
“Pathology” – (Crime/Horror/Thriller) A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder.
“Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo” (Comedy) – Nuff’ said!
“The Hottie and the Nottie” (Comedy/Romance) – A Paris Hilton movie…
“Spiral” (Drama/Thriller) – Office Space meets Hitchcock.
“George Romero’s Diary of the Dead” (Horror/Thriller) – A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own. [mmm, BRAINS and George Romero!]
“How to Rob a Bank” (Comedy/Crime/Thriller) – Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the situation.
Enjoy and Have a Great Weekend!
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