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Opens Friday, Sep 12, 2014 Synopsis: Idris Elba stars as a cryptic man who's granted access into an ex-D.A.'s house after posing as a broken-down motorist in this home-invasion thriller from director Sam Miller. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Kate del Castillo Movie Details Movie Review
Opens Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 Synopsis: Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's book is brought to the big screen by 20th Century Fox and The Kids Are All Right's Lisa Cholodenko. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who has everything go wrong, all in one day! Rob Lieber provides the screenplay. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Bella Thorne, Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dylan Minnette, Ed Oxenbould, Kerris Dorsey Movie Details Movie Review
Opens Friday, Mar 21, 2014 Synopsis: Two brothers on opposite sides of the law find their fates colliding in this explosive period crime drama from writer/director Guillaume Canet (Tell No One, Little White Lies). New York, 1974: Released from prison on good behavior, 50-year-old convicted killer Chris (Clive Owen) gets a second chance to go straight when he's invited to live with his younger brother Frank (Billy Crudup), a hot-shot cop who's never understood what their hard-working father Leon (James Caan) sees in his scofflaw sibling. But Frank hasn't given up on Chris yet, and in addition to helping his troubled brother find work, he also strives to repair Chris' fractured relationship with his ex-wife Monica (Marion Cotillard). Meanwhile, temptation soon gets the best of Chris, giving Frank no choice but to cast out his brother once and for all. Now it's only a matter of time before the two brothers meet again, and when they do, there will be hell to pay. Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, and Matthias Schoenaerts co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Matthias Schoenaerts, James Caan Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: A motor-mouthed high-school security guard joins his prospective brother-in-law, a decorated police detective, on a shift along the mean streets of Atlanta and learns that life on the force is no picnic in this action comedy from director Tim Story (Fantastic Four, Think Like a Man). Ben (Kevin Hart) longs to marry his gorgeous girlfriend Angela (Tika Sumpter), but before he can propose he must first get the approval of her tough-as-nails brother James (Ice Cube), a top detective in the Atlanta Police Department. When aspiring police officer Ben gets accepted into the academy, he finally musters the courage to ask for James' blessings. Still unconvinced that Ben has what it takes to provide for his beloved baby sister, James invites Ben on a ride-along through the toughest parts of town. At first James' efforts to terrify the young trainee go perfectly according to plan, but once the pair incur the wrath of Atlanta's most feared criminal, all bets are off. John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bruce McGill, Tika Sumpter Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Sep 19, 2014 Synopsis: Based on the bestselling novel by James Dashner, this adventure thriller for young adults follows a young boy named Thomas who finds himself trapped within a giant, deadly maze with a group of other kids. While he has no memories of his life prior to the maze, he is plagued by nightmares about a shadowy organization known only as W.C.K.D., and hopes that these fragments of memories will help him discover the secrets of his past and a way to escape. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi Cast: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Sangster, Aml Ameen Movie Details Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Adams star in director David O. Russell's fictional period crime drama about a reckless FBI agent who recruits a con man and his alluring partner into a scheme to ensnare corrupt politicians and gangsters. Smooth-talking Irving Rosenfeld (Bale) is a hustler of the highest order. No mark is off limits for Rosenfeld, especially when his crafty partner Sydney Prosser (Adams) is by his side. When renegade FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Cooper) thrusts the deceptive duo into the treacherous world of New Jersey power players and underworld heavies, the thrill of the hunt grows too strong to resist. Meanwhile, New Jersey politician Carmine Polito (Jeremy Renner) gets caught in the middle, and Rosenfeld's capricious wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) holds more power than anyone could imagine. Louis C.K. and Jack Huston costar. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Mar 14, 2014 Synopsis: A comatose patient uses telekinetic powers to torment a young nurse in Mark Hartley's remake of Richard Franklin's 1978 cult classic. Nurse Kathy (Sharni Vinson) has just reported to her new post in a secluded hospital when she encounters Patrick, a young patient who appears brain dead, but mysteriously remains in peak physical condition. Shortly after learning that malevolent Dr. Roget (Charles Dance) is conducting unethical experiments on the unconsenting patient, Nurse Kathy is shocked when Patrick begins to show subtle signs of consciousness. But this compassionate nurse has no idea of the horror she's about to face, because Patrick possesses the power of psychokinesis, and he's about to unleash hell. Rachel Griffiths also stars. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths, Sharni Vinson Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Feb 6, 2015 Synopsis: A powerful knight trains his young apprentice to do battle against a diabolical witch who is gathering an army to wage supernatural war on all of mankind in this adaptation of author Joseph Delaney's young-adult novel The Spook's Apprentice. Years ago, brave Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) succeeded in capturing evil enchantress Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), and locking her away to rot in prison. Now Mother Malkin has escaped, and she's hungry for revenge. As her followers gather power, the dreaded witch reveals her infernal intentions to the noble knight who once imprisoned her, and who now has until the next full moon to train Tom Ward (Ben Barnes), the seventh son of a seventh son, to defend humanity against a threat whose evil knows no bounds. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Mar 21, 2014 Synopsis: The incredible true story of Thomas and Rosemarie Uva serves as the inspiration for this crime drama about a pair of young lovers who make a shocking discovery while robbing the mob to make some quick cash. The year was 1992. Tommy (Michael Pitt) and Rosie (Nina Arianda) are locked in the throes of a heated love affair when they decide to rob a New York City florist. But the Valentine's Day heist doesn't go off as planned, and lands both of them in prison. Upon being released, Rosie decides to turn her back on crime, and finds a job at a debt-collection agency. Although Tommy reluctantly follows suit, his obsession with the trial of John Gotti soon reawakens memories of seeing local Mafioso put a hurting on his hard-working father. Intrigued by the revelation that Sammy "The Bull" Gravano operates a series social clubs where guns are strictly forbidden, Tommy convinces Rosie to join him in a series of brazen armed robberies targeting the most notorious gangsters in the city. In no time the couple have earned a reputation as a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde, and as the FBI and crime reporter Cardozo (Ray Romano) begin keeping tabs on Tommy and Rosie, Bonanno crime family head Big Al (Andy Garcia) attempts to scare the pair into cutting their crime spree short. It's all fun and games until the two young bandits rob a gangster carrying a family tree detailing the connections between New York City's most powerful crime families. That single piece of paper contains all the evidence the FBI would need to dismantle the city's powerful underworld empire, and now as Big Al orders his men to retrieve it at any cost, Tommy and Rosie realize their good luck has finally run out. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Michael Pitt, Nina Arianda, Andy Garcia, Michael Rispoli Movie Details Movie Review
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