Last week was quiet on the movie release front, but this week is bursting at the seams! Whether you head to the theatre or the video store, there are plenty of fresh flicks to pick from!
New in Theatres 12/9/11
1. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (R)
Starring Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, and Colin Firth
In the days of the Cold War, an espionage veteran is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6’s echelons.
2. New Year’s Eve (PG-13)
Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Zac Efron, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Biel and a huge list of others!
The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year’s Eve.
3. Young Adult (R)
Starring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, and Patrick Wilson
Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now married with kids.
4. The Sitter (R)
Starring Jonah Hill, Max Records, and Sam Rockwell
A comedy about a college student on suspension who is coaxed into babysitting the kids next door, though he is fully unprepared for the wild night ahead of him.
5. I Melt With You
Starring Jeremy Piven, Rob Lowe, Carla Gugino, Arielle Kebbel and Thomas Jane
When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited.
New on DVD & BLU-RAY 12/6/11
1. Mr. Popper’s Penguins (PG)
Starring Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, and Angela Lansbury
The life of a workaholic man begins to change after he inherits six penguins.
2. The Help (PG-13)
Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Emma Stone, Viola Davis, and Octavia Spencer
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960’s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maid’s point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
3. Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13)
Starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde
Set in the Wild West in the 1870’s, a spaceship arrives hoping to take over Earth.
4. The Debt (R)
Starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington
An espionage thriller that delivers shocking news to retired Mossad secret agents Rachel and Stefan about their former colleague. All three have been revered for decades by their country because of the mission that they undertook back in 1966, when the trio tracked down Nazi war criminal Voge.At great risk, and at considerable personal cost, the team’s mission was accomplished – or was it?
5. Hangover Part II (R)
Starring Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, and Ed Helms
Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu’s wedding to Lauren. Stu attempts to avoid a wild bachelor party by having a brunch with his boys, but his plans go awry.
6. Big Love – Season 5