Thursday, March 1, 2012

Friends with Benefits

Dylan and Jamie think it's going to be easy to add the simple act of sex to their friendship, despite what Hollywood romantic comedies would have them believe. They soon discover however that getting physical really does always lead to complications.


Starring: Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman, Bryan Greenberg
Directed by: Will Gluck
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Running Time: 2 hours
MPAA Rating: R (for for sexual content and language)
Yahoo! Users: 3.5/5 (659 ratings)
IMDb Users Rating: 6.6/10 (60,046 users)
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Dragonball Evolution

Goku and a handful of friends battle for the Earth against the deadly forces of the Saiyans, who are sweeping across the universe, leaving a path of destruction. Goku and his friends' best chance for survival rests with the Namekian DragonBalls, which provide them the power to summon a mighty dragon.


Starring: Justin Chatwin, James Marsters, Jamie Chung, Emmy Rossum, Chow Yun-Fat
Directed by: James Wong
Genres: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Adaptation, Action/Adventure
Running Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG (for intense sequences of action/violence and brief mild language)
Yahoo! Users: 3/5 (5,505 ratings)
IMDb Users Rating: 3.1/10 (30,465 users)
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WICKED tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. WICKED tells the story of how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.


Starring: Jemma Rix, Suzie Mathers, David Harris, Anne Wood, Elisa Colla
Directed by: LISA LEGUILLO
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Puss in Boots

Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.


Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris
Directed by:
Chris Miller
Genres: Family, Action/Adventure, Animated, Comedy, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time: 90 min
MPAA Rating: PG (for some adventure action and mild rude humor)
Yahoo! Users: 4/5 (2,287 ratings)
IMDb Users Rating: 6.8/10 (26,557 users)

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Real Steel

In the near-future, where the sport of boxing has gone hi-tech, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.


Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Kevin Durand, Anthony Mackie, Evangeline Lilly
Directed by:
Shawn Levy
Genres: Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Sports
Running Time: 2 hours 7 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some violence, intense action, and brief language)
Yahoo! Users: 4.5/5 (2,368 ratings)
IMDb Users Rating: 7.2/10 (74,593 users)

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Saturday, January 7, 2012

The Darkest Hour

Five young people find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack.

Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella, Rachael Taylor, Joel Kinnaman
Directed by:
Chris Gorak
Genres: Thriller, Action/Adventure and Science Fiction/Fantasy
Running Time: 89 min.

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for for sci-fi action violence and some language
Yahoo! Users: B-
IMDb Users Rating: 5.2/10 (2,248 votes)
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11-11-11 (Hell's Gate)

Following the tragic death of his wife, Sarah, and son, Cole, in a fire caused by an insane fan, famed American best-selling author Joseph Crone is suffering severe depression that prevents him from writing.

While attending psychological support sessions, he meets Sadie, a young woman who has suffered a similar tragedy. One day, after a heart-warming conversation with Sadie, Joseph suffers a horrible car accident but comes out of it miraculously unscathed.

The accident occurs at exactly 11:11 AM.

Soon Joseph will discover that 11 is a number that was somehow important in his past life, and is doomed to appear more and more often in his daily existence.


Starring: Timothy Gibbs, Wendy Glenn, Denis Rafter, Michael Landes
Directed by:
Darren Lynn Bousman
Genres: Suspense/Horror and Thriller
Running Time: 90 min.

MPAA Rating: PG 13 for for violence/terror, some disturbing images and thematic material
Yahoo! Users: C+
IMDb Users Rating: 4.1/10 (4,636 votes)
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