New In Theatres – 80’s Remake, Spy Thriller, Inspirational True Story and Stoner Comedy
Lot’s of choices at the movies this weekend, a little something for everyone. Russell Brand stars in a remake of the 80’s classic ‘Arthur’. Danny McBride, James Franco and Natalie Portman star in a “epic comedy adventure”, a.k.a a stoner comedy called ‘Your Highness’. Maybe action/adventure is more your thing, then check out Eric Bana and Cate Blanchett in ‘Hana’. And for the crowd that is looking for a feel good movie this weekend check out the true life inspired ‘Soul Surfer’ with Helen Hunt andCarrie Underwood. See the trailers and get showtime after the break.
Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Nick Nolte, Greta Gerwig
Arthur is a sweet but wildly irresponsible playboy whose millions have left him lonely and with no motivation in life. On the threshold of an arranged marriage with a simpering socialite whom he does not love, Arthur meets the spunky, blue-collar waitress Linda Marolla, and falls head over heels. However, just as he begins to pursue a relationship with Linda, his father and iron-willed grandmother threaten to pull the plug on his huge inheritance if he doesn’t honor his position in life and go through with his marriage. Arthur must decide which is more important to him: his new love, or his 750 million dollars in the bank.
Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams
Raised by her father, an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna’s upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one; sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe while eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own. As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence and unexpected questions about her humanity.
Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Theroux
Throughout history, tales of chivalry have burnished the legends of brave, handsome knights who rescue fair damsels, slay dragons and conquer evil. But behind many a hero is a good-for-nothing younger brother trying just to stay out of the way of those dragons, evil and trouble in general. Danny McBride and James Franco team up for an epic comedy adventure set in a fantastical world-Your Highness. As two princes on a daring mission to save their land, they must rescue the heir apparent’s fiance before their kingdom is destroyed.
Dennis Quaid, AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood, Craig T. Nelson
“Soul Surfer” is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. In the wake of this life-changing event that took her arm and nearly her life, Bethany’s feisty determination and steadfast beliefs spur her toward an adventurous comeback that gives her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others.