New in Theatres · April 20, 2012

Happy 420 Everyone!

Many people will be spending the weekend sparking up or heading out into their communities to pick up trash for Earth Day. But, if somewhere between the mary jane and the garbage collecting you’d like to see a movie or two…here are your new choices.


Directing: Scott Hicks
Writing: Will Fetters (screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (novel)
Starring: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner, Riley Thomas Stewart

Price of Admission will get you: Zac Efron doing his best in a movie that looks like it was tailor-made for Channing Tatum (He’s so hot right now).

Running Time · 101 min
Genre · Drama
Rating · PG-13

Let the mind games begin.

Directing: Tim Story
Writing: Steve Harvey (book), Keith Merryman, David A. Newman (screenplay),
Starring: Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy

Price of Admission will get you: so-called “comedy” about how all men are selfish jerks and all women are scheming bitches. Sounds like a great date movie!

Running Time · 123 min
Genre · Comedy
Rating · PG-13


Directing: Alastair Fothergill | Mark Linfield
Starring: Tim Allen

Price of Admission will get you: a cute documentary with cheesy narration by the Tim “the Tool Man” Taylor and some bold anthropomorphization of the title subjects.

Running Time · 78 min
Genre · Documentary
Rating · G


Directing: Greg MacGillivray
Starring: Meryl Streep

Price of Admission will get you: the most breath-taking and spectacular visuals and panoramas of the Arctic you can cram into 40 minutes.

Running Time · 40 min
Genre · Documentary
Rating · G

Also In Limited Release:

Directing: Lawrence Kasdan
Starring: Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Dianne Wiest, Richard Jenkins
Running Time · 103 min
Genre · Drama
Rating · PG

Directing: Mary Harron
Starring: Sarah Bolger, Sarah Gadon, Lily Cole, Scott Speedman
Running Time · 82 min
Genre · Horror
Rating · R

Directing: Kevin Macdonald
Starring: Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Lee Perry
Running Time · 144 min
Genre · Documentary / Biography / Music
Rating · PG-13

Directing: Dennis Lee
Starring: Jason Spevack, Toni Collette, Michael Sheen, Samantha Weinstein
Running Time · 92 min
Genre · Comedy
Rating · PG-13

Directing: Mia Hansen-Løve
Starring: Lola Créton, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Magne-Håvard Brekke, Valérie Bonneton
Running Time · 110 min
Genre · Drama / Romance
Rating · Not Rated

Directing: Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker
Starring: : ‘Crazy’ Tim Credeur, Gil ‘The Thrill’ Guillory, Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier, Albert Stainback
Running Time · 85 min  
Genre · Documentary
Rating · Not Rated

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Posted on April 20, 2012, in NEW IN THEATRES, WEEKEND PREVIEW and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. THe first 3 sound like total crap….I want to see “The Arctic” though.

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