Friday, July 12, 2013

THIS WEEKEND AT THE MOVIES

BY CINDY LOPEZ

This weekend at the movies we have many films to choose from.

 I hope you have some time to check any of these new releases from Hollywood. 






PACIFIC RIM (PG-13)

    -   Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
Director:
 Guillermo del Toro
Stars:
 Charlie HunnamIdris ElbaRinko KikuchiCharlie Day






GROWN UPS 2 (PG-13)

    -   Comedy

After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you.
Director:
Dennis Dugan
Stars:
Adam SandlerKevin James, Chris RockDavid Spade








FRUITVALE  STATION (R) - [Limited]

    -   Biography | Drama

The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Director:
Ryan Coogler
Stars:
 Michael B. JordanMelonie DiazOctavia SpencerKevin Durand






THE HUNT (R) - [Limited]

    -   Drama

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Director:
Thomas Vinterberg
Stars:
Mads MikkelsenThomas Bo LarsenAnnika WedderkoppLasse Fogelstrom







V/H/S/2 (R) - [Limited]

    -   Horror | Thriller

Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.
Directors:
 Simon Barrett | Jason Eisener | Gareth Evans | Gregg Hale |Eduardo Sánchez | Timo Tjahjanto | Adam Wingard
Stars:
 Lawrence Michael LevineKelsy AbbottAdam WingardHannah Hughes







CRYSTAL FAIRY  - [Limited]

   -   Adventure | Comedy

As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert.
Director:
 Sebastián Silva
Stars:
 Michael CeraGaby HoffmannJuan Andrés SilvaAgustín Silva





DEALIN´ WITH IDIOTS - [Limited]

Comedy
Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next movie.
Director:
 Jeff Garlin
Stars:
 Jeff GarlinSteve AgeeJami GertzGina Gershon





BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG - [Limited]

   -   Biography | Drama | History | Sport
The true story of the "Flying Sikh" - world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh -- who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Director:
 Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Stars:
 Farhan AkhtarSonam KapoorRebecca BreedsDev Gill






STILL MINE  (PG-13) - [Limited]

   -   Drama


An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build 
their final home.
Director:
 Michael McGowan
Stars:
 James CromwellGeneviève BujoldRonan ReesCampbell Scott