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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules "Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules" rated pg
based on a novel by Jeff Kinney. Wimpy Greg Haffley, now in seventh grade, thinks he has it all together. He has mastered middle school and gotten rid of Cheese Touch, but he has an older brother, Rodrick, who is driving him crazy. Stars Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, and Robert Capron. Written by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah. Directed by David Bowers.
Sucker Punch "Sucker Punch" rated pg-13
Locked away, a young woman named Babydoll retreats to a fantasy world where she is free to go wherever her mind takes her. Stars Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Carla Gugino, Jon Hamm, Scott Glenn, Vanessa Hudgens, and Richard Cetrone. Written by Zack Snyder and Steve Shibuya. Directed by Zack Snyder.
The Lincoln Lawyer "The Lincoln Lawyer" rated r
based on a novel by Michael Connelly. Mick Haller is a charismatic defense lawyer who does business out of his Lincoln Continental sedan. He defends a Beverly Hills playboy who is accused of attempted murder, however, what Mick initially thinks is an open-and-shut case with a big monetary reward develops into something more sinister. Stars Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillipe, Josh Lucas, William H. Macy, John Leguizamo, Michael Pena, Frances Fisher, and Michael Pare. Written by John Romano and directed by Brad Furman.
Limitless "Limitless" rated pg-13
based on a novel by Alan Glynn. Eddie Mora is sure that he has no future, having lost his job and his girlfriend. That all changes when an old friend gives him a drug that produces enhanced mental acuity. Stars Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro, Abbie Cornish, Anna Friel, and Andrew Howard. Written by Leslie Dixon and directed by Neil Burger.
Paul "Paul" rated r
For the past 60 years, a wisecracking alien named Paul has resided at a top-secret military base in America's UFO heartland. Paul decides he has had enough of earth and escapes from the compound and hops a ride with Graeme and Clive. Stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Roben, Jason Bateman, Blythe Danner, Sigourney Weaver, and Steven Spielberg. Written by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Directed by Greg Mottola.
Made In Dagenham "Made In Dagenham" rated r
Rita O'Grady works for the Ford Motor Company's plant in England. Despite performing the specialized task of sewing car seat upholstery, Rita and her female co-workers, are classified as unskilled labor and paid much less than the men. Rita leads her colleagues out on stirke. Stars Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, and Dnaiel Mays. Written by William Ivory and directed by Nigel Cole.
Battle: Los Angeles "Battle: Los Angeles" rated pg-13
For many years, humans have reported various UFO sightings around the world. In 2011, mankind learns the truth the hard way when alien invaders attack. Stars Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ne-Yo, Michael Pena, and Cory Hardrict. Written by Chris Herolini and directed by Jonathan Liebesman.
Mars Needs Moms "Mars Needs Moms" rated pg
based on an book by Berkeley Breathed. animated. Milo is a 9-year-old boy who has a lot on his mind: he has monster movies to watch, comic books to read and all other kinds of fun stuff to accomplish. He definitely does not have time to do homework or eat his vegtables. Martians kidnap his mother and he stows away to save his mother. Stars Seth Green, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois, Joan Cusack, and Tom Everette Scott. Written by Simon Wells and Wendy Wells. Directed by Simon Wells.
Red Riding Hood "Red Riding Hood" rated pg-13
Young Valerie feels torn between two men. She loves Peter, but her parents intend that she marry wealth Henry. Valerie and Peter plan to run away together, but before they can put the plan into action, her sister is killed by a werewolf. Stars Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, and Julie Christie. Written by David Leslie Johnson and directed by Catherine Hardwicke.
All Good Things "All Good Things" rated r
Heir to a real-estate dynasty, David Marks lives in the shadow of his father, Sanford. He takes a chance at true love when he meets Katie, a woman of modest origins who sees David's real worth as a person. They marry, but their once-loving relationship deteriorates after David gives in to his father's demand that he work in the family business. Stars Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe, and Philip Baker Hall. Written by Marcus Hinchey, and Marc Smerling. Directed by Andrew Jarecki.
Certified Copy "Certified Copy" rated r
subtitled. Although, initially, they are strangers, a British author and a French shopkeeper pretend to be a long-married couple. Stars Julitte Binoche, William Shimell, Jean-Claude Carriere, and Gianna Giachetti. Written and directed by Abbas Kiarostami.
Rango "Rango"" rated pg
anitmated. A chameleon who has lived as a sheltered family pet finds himself in the grip of an identity crisis. Rango wonders how to stand out when it is his nature to blend in. He arrives in a town called Dirt and becomes the towns hero. Stars Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Moline, Harry Dean Stanton, and Bill Nighy. Written by John Logan and directed by Gore Verbinski.
The Adjustment Bureau "The Adjustment Bureau" rated pg-13
On the brink of winning a Senate seat, politician David Norris meets a ballerina names Elise Sellas. Mysterious men conspire to keep the couple apart. Stars Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, John Slattery, Terrence Stamp, and Anthony Mackie. Written and directed by George Nolfi.
Cedar Rapids "Cedar Rapids" rated r
Insurance agent Tim Lippe is naive, he has never stayed in a hotel or flown in a plane. Chosen to represent his company at a convention in Iowa, Tim meets three veteran attendees, who set him on life altering course. Stars Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche, Isiah Whitlock, Jr, and Stephen Root. Written by Phil Johnston and directed by Miguel Arteta.
Beastly "Beastly" rated pg-13
based on a novel by Alex Finn. After a spurned classmate curses him, a teen will be forever ugly unless he finds love. Stars Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Peter Krause, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Erik Knudsen. Written and directed by Daniel Barnz.
Take Me Home Tonight "Take Me Home Tonight" rated r
Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be well on his way to a successful career, but instead he is working in a video store. Matt meets up with his high-school crush and with help of his twin sister he hatches a plan to change the course of his life. Stars Topher Grace, Anne Faris, Dan Fogler, Chris Pratt, and Teresa Palmer, Written by Jackie Fildo and Jeff Fildo. Directed by Michael Dowse.
Unknown "Unknown" rated pg-13
based on a novel by Didier Van Cauwelaert. After a serious car accident in Berlin, Dr. Martin Harris awakes to find his world in utter chaos. His wife does not recognize him, another man is using his identity, and mysterious assassins are hunting him. Stars Laim Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn, Frank Langella, and Rainer Bock. Written by Oliver Butcher and Stephen Cornwell. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.
Barney's Version "Barney's Version" rated r
. based on a novel by Michael Konyves. A detective's book prompts a thrice-married TV producer to revisit events surrounding his best firend's long-ago disappearance. Stars Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike, Minnie Driver, Rachelle Lefevre, Bruce Greenwood, and Dustin Hoffman. Written by Michael Konyves and directed by Richard J. Lewis.
Big Mammas: Like Father, Like Son "Big Mammas: Like Father, Like Son" rated pg-13
Malcolm Turner and his stepson go under cover at an all-girls school for the performing arts to flush out a killer. Stars Martin Lawrence, Brandon T. Jackson, and Portia Doubleday. Written by Matthew Fogel, Don Rhymer, and Darryl Quarles. Directed by John Whitesell.
The Mechanic "The Mechanic" rated r
One of an elite group of assassins may be the best in the business. He carries out his assignments with precision, detachment and adherence to a strict code. When his best friend is murdered he vows revenge. Stars Jason Stratham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, and Tony Goldwyn. Written by Richard Wenk and Lewis John Carlino. Directed by Simon Ward.
Sanctum "Sanctum" 3D rated r
Though the South Pacific's Esa-ala Caves are one of the least-accessible cave systems on Earth, skilled diver Frank McGuire has explored it for months with his team. When a flash flood cuts off their exit, they are caught in a life-or-death situation. Stars Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Parkinson, and Nicole Downes. Written by John Garvin and Andrew Wight. Directed by Alister Grierson.
Gnomeo and Juliet "Gnomeo and Juliet" 3D rated g
Animated. Neighbors Miss Capulet and Mr. Montague are feuding over whose garden is the best. The garden gnomes that decorate each neighbor's flower beds continue the rivalry until and a Blue and a Red fall in love. Stars James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Ozzy Osbourne, Jason Statham, Patrick Stewart, and Dolly Parton. Written by Kelly Ashbury, Steve Hamilton Shaw, Andy Riley, Kevin Cecil, Mark Burton, Emily Cook, and Kathy Greenberg. Directed by Kelly Ashbury.
Just Go With It "Just Go With It" rated pg-13
Plastic surgeon Danny Maccabee pretends to be married so that he can enjoy future dates with not strings attached. He thinks he has met the girl of his dreams but she doesn't like the marriage part. He gets his assistant Katherine to pose as his soon to be divorced wife, which creates more problems. Stars Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Nick Swardson, and Brooklyn Decker. Written by Allan Loeb and Timothy Dowling. Directed by Dennis Dugan.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" 3 D rated g
Documentary. Singer Justin Bieber rises from his humble beginnings on u-tube to a global superstar. Directed by Jon M. Chu
The Illusionist "The Illusionist" rated pg
animated. An aging magician, who is barely getting by, risks complete financial ruin by lavishing gifts on a young fan who believes his tricks are truly supernatural. Stars Jean-Claude Donds. Written and directed by Sylvain Chomet.
The Roommate "The Roommate" rated pg-13
When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roomate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing, which becomes violent. Stars Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet, Aly Michaika, Billy Zane, and Francis Fisher. Written by Sonny Mallhi and directed by Christian E. Christiansen.
Another Year "Another Year" rated pg-13
An aging recptionis desperately tries to ease the pain of her loneliness by flirting with her employer's much-younger son. Stars Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville, Oliver Maltman, Peter Wright, and David Bradley. Written and directed by Mike Leigh.
The Rite "The Rite" rated pg-13
Based on a novel by Matt Baglio. A veteran priest introduces a skeptical seminary student to the dark side of exorcists. Stars Anthony Hopkins, Colin O"Donoghue, Alice Braga, Toby Jones, and Rutger Hauer. Written by Michael Petroni and directed by Mikael Hafstrom.
Rabbit Hole "Rabbit Hole" rated pg-13
Eight months after the accidental death of their 4-year-old son, Howie and Becca are trying to overcome their grief. He wants to hold on to everything, while she would rather sell their home and make a fresh start. Stars Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller, Jon Tenney, and Sandra Oh. Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by John Cameron Mitchell.
Biutiful "Biutiful" rated r
subtitled Uxbal, a career criminal, plies his trade in Barcelona's underground sweatshops and back alleys. Uxbal respects the poor workers under his thumb and is a devoted father to his children. Told he has a terminal illness, Uxbal tries to get his affairs in order. Stars Javier Bardem, Maricel Alvarez, Eduard Fernandez, and Luo Jim. Written by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Armando Bo, and Nicolas Giacobone. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarriitu.
Blue Valentine "Blue Valentine" rated r
Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. The couple is caught in a hopeless downward spiral which puts cracks in their marriage. Stars Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Faith Wladyka, John Doman, and Mike Vogel. Written by Derek Cianfrance, Joey Curtis, and Cami Delavigne. Directed by Derek Cianfrance.
The Company Men "The Company Men" rated r
A young executive,Bobby Walker, of a shipping and manufacturing company is on the fast track to the top when he gets let go, along with colleagues Phil and Gene. All three must redefine their lives as they struggle to survive. Stars Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Maria Bello, Rosemarie DeWitt, Craig T. Nelson, and Liam Ferguson. Written and directed by John Wells.
No Strings Attached "No Strings Attached" rated r
Lifetime friends Emma and Adam take their relationship to the next level, friends with benefits. Afraid of ruining their friendship, the new lovers make a pact to keep things purely physical. The question is, which one will fall in love first. Stars Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, and Kevin Kline. Written by Elizabeth Meriwether and directed by Ivan Reitman.
Country Song "Country Song" rated pg-13
While recuperating in a rehab facility, superstar Kelly Carter takes a romantic interest in Beau Hutton, a talented musician who works there. Her manager husband also has a protege that he is grooming. As the starlet goes on the road, personal demons and romantic entaglements threaten to derail them all. Stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund, Leighton Meester, and Marshall Chapman. Written and directed by Shauna Feste.
The Dilemma "The Dilemma" rated pg-13
Longtime friends, Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project, then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, should he tell or not? Ronny agnozies over what might happen if the truth gets out. Stars Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum, and Queen Latifah. Written by Allan Loeb and directed by Ron Howard.
Season of the Witch "Season of the Witch" rated pg-13
His faith broken by many years of fighting in the Crusades, a knight named Behman returns to Europe and finds it ravaged by the Black Plague. His band takes an accused witch to a remote abbey and find out that she is no ordinary girl. Stars Nicholas Cage, Ron Perlman, Stephen Campbell Morre, Claire Fey, and Christopher Lee. Written by Brage Schut and directed by Domonic Sena.
The Green Hornet "The Green Hornet" 3D- rated pg-13
Britt Reid, the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has thus far been happy to lead an aimless life. After his father dies, Britt meets Kato, a resourceful company employee and they form the costumed crimefighters. Stars Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, Tom Wilkinson, Christoper Waltz, Edward James Olmos, and David Harbour. Written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Directed by Michael Gondry.
The Heart Specialist "The Heart Specialist" rated pg-13
After learning that a new intern has come to recapture the gal that got away, the chief resident at a Florida hospital bets that he can teach the man about true love as well as medicine. Stars Wood Harris, Zoe Saldana, Brian J. White, Mya, and Scott Paulin. Written and directed by Dennis Cooper.
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