A pair of old headphones sat atop a legal pad on Christopher Orman's desk. He wasn't listening to music.As the incoming assistant city attorney and prosecutor to take over when August...
Opens Friday, Aug 16, 2013 Synopsis: His heroic antics having inspired a citywide wave of masked vigilantes, Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) joins their ranks to help clean up the streets, only to face a formidable challenge when the vengeful Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) transforms himself into the world's first super villain in this sequel written and directed by Jeff Wadlow (Never Back Down). Dave/Kick-Ass and Mindy/Hit Girl (Chloë Grace Moretz) are about to graduate high school and become a crime-fighting duo when their noble plans are foiled by Mindy's strict parents. Now, as Mindy hangs up her Hit Girl uniform and navigates the treacherous high-school social scene, Kick-Ass begins patrolling the streets with Justice Forever, a fearless group of urban watchdogs fronted by former mob thug Colonel Stars and Stripes (Jim Carrey). They've got the criminal element on the run when Chris D'Amico lays his Red Mist persona to rest, and reemerges as The Mother F**ker, a powerful criminal mastermind with a loyal legion of henchmen. The Mother F**ker is determined to avenge the death of his late father, who previously perished at the hands of Kick-Ass and Hit Girl. Now, as The Mother F**ker and his minions begin targeting the members of Justice Forever, Hit Girl realizes that the only way to save Kick-Ass and his new friends is to emerge from her forced retirement, and fight back with everything she's got. John Leguizamo, Donald Faison, Morris Chestnut, and Robert Emms co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey, John Leguizamo, Donald Faison Movie Details Movie Review
Opens Friday, Jun 14, 2013 Synopsis: Superman flies back onto the big screen in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production directed by Zack Snyder (Watchmen), produced by Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight), and featuring a screenplay by David Goyer (Blade, The Dark Knight). Born on the alien planet of Krypton, Kal-El is sent by his parents to live on planet Earth, where he is given the name Clark by kindly farmer Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner) and his wife, Martha (Diane Lane), who raise him as if he were their own son. As a young boy,Clark displays incredible superpowers that instill him with a profound sense of personal responsibility. Later, the amiable Clark (Henry Cavill) becomes a reporter for the Metropolis newspaper "The Daily Planet," and strikes up a friendship with crackerjack journalist Lois Lane (Amy Adams). But when his new world is attacked by a force that humans are powerless to defend themselves against, Clark assumes the identity of Superman and fights to protect the entire human race. Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, Boardwalk Empire) co-stars as General Zod and Laurence Fishburne steps into the role of "Daily Planet" editor-in-chief Perry White. Russell Crowe and Christopher Meloni co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Nov 8, 2013 Synopsis: Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returns to do battle with Malekith, the vengeful leader of a primordial race that seeks to destroy the Nine Realms, in this big-budget comic book adventure set after the events of Marvel's The Avengers. With even Odin (Anthony Hopkins) unable to protect Asgard against the approaching darkness, The God of Thunder reunites with Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to save the Nine Realms from certain destruction. Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skaesgard, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, and Tadanobu Asano co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Feb 14, 2014 Synopsis: In this contemporary adaptation of David Mamet's play Sexual Perversity in Chicago, two couples take their new relationships from the bar to the bedroom before testing them out in the real world. Hot Tub Time Machine's Steve Pink directs from a script by Leslye Headland. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, Joy Bryant, Christopher McDonald, Paula Patton Movie Details Movie Review
Opens Friday, Aug 16, 2013 Synopsis: A high school valedictorian makes a list of all of the sexual acts she wants to try before college, and seeks out the right partners to help expedite her sexual education in this semi-autobiographical comedy from writer/director Maggie Carey. The year is 1993. Brandy Klark (Aubrey Plaza) is the brainy teen who's always home studying while her friends are out partying. Now as graduation looms, she starts to realize just how much fun she's been missing out on. Of course Brandy's grades are impressive, but how is a girl who's barely ever kissed a guy supposed to handle the freedom of college life? In order to get a leg up, Brandy compiles a list of all the erotic extracurricular activities she's missed out on, and attempts to cross them off one by one. Meanwhile, when the task proves more demanding than one previously chaste teen anticipated, she rounds up a crew of her closest friends to help undertake some hilariously unconventional college prep. Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Rachel Bilson, and Andy Samberg star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat, Sarah Steele, Scott Porter, Rachel Bilson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Andy Samberg, Donald Glover, Connie Britton, Clark Gregg Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Jul 26, 2013 Synopsis: Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in this sequel to the member of the X-Men's first solo outing. Mark Bomback and The Usual Suspects' Christopher McQuarrie penned the script, which takes its inspiration from the Chris Claremont/Frank Miller Marvel miniseries from the 1980s dealing with the character's adventures in Japan as he fights ninjas in the ceremonial garb of the samurai. Knight and Day's James Mangold directs. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: Brian Helgeland's historical sports drama/biopic 42 relates the historic 1947 baseball season in which Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) decides to sign the first black Major League player, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman). Although Robinson faces ugly, vicious racism from other clubs, fans, and on occasion his own teammates, Rickey encourages him to not fight back. By following that advice, Robinson allows his remarkable athletic talent to speak for itself, and soon the first-year player becomes one the most popular players on the team, eventually securing the Rookie of the Year award. Christopher Meloni and Hamish Linklater co-star. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Jun 21, 2013 Synopsis: A cantankerous retiree discovers an untapped gift while wrestling with the impending death of his beloved wife in this inspirational musical drama from director Paul Andrew Williams. Arthur (Terence Stamp) has shared a fruitful and enduring marriage with his wife Marion (Vanessa Redgrave) when he receives the devastating news that their days together are numbered. But while Marion's condition might be terminal, she chooses to take the diagnosis in stride, doing her best to cherish what remaining time she has with her husband. Meanwhile, Arthur's already dour attitude grows increasingly grim with each passing day. When the senior's choir that Marion sings in shows up at their window one stormy morning to serenade them with Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," Arthur completely loses his cool and snaps at the well-intentioned crooners. His outlook worsens right alongside Marion's health, but when she asks him to be her substitute in the choir, he agrees in an attempt to make her smile. Little does Arthur realize that choir director Elizabeth (Gemma Arterton) favors teaching the group such nontraditional tunes as Motörhead's "Ace of Spades" rather than the tired glee-club standards. In time, something remarkable happens -- Arthur finds his voice and remembers how it feels to truly be alive in the moment. Christopher Eccleston co-stars. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Eccleston, Gemma Arterton Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Jul 19, 2013 Synopsis: Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman's comedy stars Kristen Wiig as the title character, a quirky, once-promising playwright living in New York who fakes a suicide attempt in order to get the attention of her ex-boyfriend. She winds up in the care of her New Jersey mother (Annette Bening), a widower currently shacked up with an oddball boyfriend (Matt Dillon) who claims to be a CIA agent. Imogene reconnects with her mollusk-obsessed brother, and clashes with a boarder who is living in her old room. However, when she discovers a secret her mother has been keeping from her, she travels back to the Big Apple to confront her past. Girl Most Likely (aka Imogene) screened at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Darren Criss, Matt Dillon, Christopher Fitzgerald Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
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