At the theaters 5/4/07
Friday, May 4, 2007
New at the theaters
Starring Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Debra Messing, Robert Duvall, Jean Smart and Kelvin Han Yee. A man with personal demons learns about life from a wannabe lounge singer and runs into his estranged father at a championship card tournament in Las Vegas. Rated PG-13 for some language and sexual humor, running time 124 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, James Franco and Dylan Baker. Having settled into his relationship with M.J. and come to terms with being Spider-Man, Peter Parker is one happy fellow. But not for long. Soon, his love life is complicated by an old flame, Gwen Stacy; two new baddies are on his tail; and Harry Osborn suffers some seriously conflicted feelings about his old pal and a potential secret identity. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence, running time 139 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)
Starring Gerard Butler, Vincent Regan, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Michael Fassbender and Rodrigo Santoro. During the ancient Battle of Thermopylae, King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and 300 Spartans fight to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army in an effort to inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian enemy. Rated R for graphic battle sequences, some sexuality and nudity, running time 117 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'Blades of Glory'
Starring Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Jenna Fischera and Craig T. Nelson. Two disgraced Olympic ice skaters banned from the sport because of drug use find a way to sneak back into the competition. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language, a comic violent image and some drug references, running time 93 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Vinnie Jones, Rick Hoffman, Robert Mammome, Luke Pegler and Madeline West. Jack Conrad sits on death row, but is offered an unusual opportunity to rejoin the living. What he has to do is get sent to a tiny remote island where he must fight other convicted killers in a huge battle royale where the last man standing is given a pardon, all the while the entire event is captured for a reality TV show. Rated R for pervasive strong brutal violence and language, running time 113 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Roemer, Carrie-Anne Moss, David Morse and Aaron Yoo. Distressed by his father's untimely death, a teenager (Shia LaBeouf) begins acting out and soon finds himself under house arrest after getting into trouble one too many times. To help pass the time stuck indoors, he begins spying on his neighbors, only to become convinced that the guy living across the street is killing young women. Rated PG-13 sequences of terror and violence and for some sexuality, running time 103 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Anthony Hopkins, David Strathairn, Ryan Gosling, Billy Burke, Rosamund Pike and Embeth Davidtz. The good news: The man who killed his wife confesses instantly, seemingly making a young assistant district attorney's life much easier. The bad news: The arresting police officer was having an affair with the dead wife, which complicates matters a wee bit, especially since there's no evidence that the murderer even did the job. Rated R for language and some violent content, running time 112 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Justin Chatwin, Marcia Gay Harden, Maggie Ma, Michelle Harrison, Chris Marquette and Margarita Levieva. Nick Powell is just your average, ordinary teenager, until one night when he's brutally attacked by a mysterious assailant and left for dead. With his soul caught between the afterlife and the living world, an invisible Nick must solve the mystery of what happened to him before he dies. Rated PG-13 for violence, criminality, sensuality and language. running time 97 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'Kickin' It Old Skool'
Starring Jamie Kennedy, Maria Menounos, Christopher McDonald, Miguel A. Nunez Jr. and Bobby Lee. A pre-teen growing up in the mid-1980s suffers a freak break-dancing accident that lands him in a coma. When he finally comes to, it is nearly twenty years later, and he must now learn to cope with changes the world has gone through. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content and language, running time 107 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'Meet the Robinsons'
Starring the voices of Angela Bassett, Daniel Hansen, Wesley Singerman, Spencer Fox, Adam West and Tom Selleck. Twelve-year-old Lewis, a born inventor, is also an orphan who desperately wants to find his birth family. A mysterious stranger, Wilbur Robinson, claims he can take Lewis to meet them. Rated G, running time 102 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann, Tory Kittles and Peter Falk. Based on a short story by Philip K. Dick, Cris Johnson can see into the future, an ability that makes him a target of the FBI who wants him to help stop America's enemies before they strike. But what's more important to him: Saving his country or saving the love of his life? Rated PG-13 intense sequences of violent action and some language, running time 96 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)
Starring Jay Tavare, Nathaniel Arcand, Moon Bloodgood, Clancy Brown, Russell Means and Karl Urban. Set during troubled times as a legion of Vikings battles against tribes of American Indians, Pathfinder follows a young Viking boy who mistakenly strays into enemy territory and is raised by his American Indian foes. Rated R for strong brutal violence throughout, running time 99 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Giovanni Ribisi, Gary Dourdan, Patti D'Arbanville and Clea Lewis. Desperate to solve the bizarre murder of a childhood friend, an undercover reporter creates several online aliases to lull the killer out of hiding. With her new identities in place, the nosy newswoman's Internet snooping leads her straight to the powerful CEO (Bruce Willis) of a major advertising agency. Rated R for sexual content, nudity, some disturbing violent images and language, running time 109 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Hilary Swank, David Morrissey, AnnaSophia Robb, Idris Elba and Stephen Rea. A paranormal detective investigates religious occurrences. The latest case: a town where the 10 biblical plagues are in full force. Rated R for violence, disturbing images and some sexuality, running time 99 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson, Frank Whaley and Ethan Embry. A young married couple is hoping to spend a romantic getaway together, but instead they find themselves trapped in a creepy motel room and the stars of a soon-to-be-made snuff film. Rated R brutal violence and terror, brief nudity and language, running time 80 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring John Travolta, Tim Allen, Martin Lawrence, William H. Macy and Tichina Arnold. Four middle-aged friends decide to rev up their routine suburban lives with a freewheeling motorcycle trip. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content and some violence, running time 100 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
-- From staff reports