At the theaters 6/1/07

Friday, June 1, 2007

New at the theaters

'Knocked Up'

Starring Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl and Paul Rudd. Rising journalist Allison Scott hits a serious bump in the road after a one-night stand with an irresponsible slacker results in pregnancy. Rather than raise the baby on her own, she decides to give him a chance to prove he is father material. However, he is unsure if he is ready to be a parent, and both wonder if they would be compatible lifetime partners. Rated R for sexual content, drug use and language, running time 122 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Mr. Brooks'

Starring Kevin Costner, Dane Cook, Demi Moore and William Hurt. Earl Brooks is a loving family man and a local business icon. But Mr. Brooks is deeply flawed and very aware of it. He is addicted to killing. Struggling with his pathology, he tries to quit, but his alter ego, "Marshall," has an altogether different idea. Detective Tracy Atwood, battling with her own demons, is extremely frustrated at the lack of clues left by the mysterious killer. Rated R for strong bloody violence, some graphic sexual content, nudity and language, running time 120 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)



Starring Michael Shannon, Ashley Judd and Harry Connick Jr. A weirdo war veteran (Shannon) who suffers hallucinations about insects, shacks up in an Oklahoma City motel with Agnes (Judd), a lonely waitress on the run from her abusive husband. Rated R, running time 102 minutes. (Town Plaza)

'Delta Farce'

Starring Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall and D.J. Qualls. Three buddies set out on a relaxing weekend of drinking and target practice when a sergeant mistakes them for Army Reservists. The three men are deployed to Iraq, but a premature ejection lands them in Mexico. Believing they are in the Middle East, the bogus soldiers save a village from local bandits and become local heroes, until a karaoke-loving warlord decides he's had enough of these wannabes. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, running time 90 minutes. (Cape West Cine)


Starring Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Roemer, Carrie-Anne Moss and David Morse. 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)

'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'

Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley. Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann join forces with Capt. Barbossa to free Jack Sparrow from Davy Jones' locker. Meanwhile, the crew of The Flying Dutchman ghost ship wreak havoc on the Seven Seas. The friends must navigate through dangerous waters to confront infamous Chinese pirate Sao Feng. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action/adventure violence and some frightening images, running time 165 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Shrek the Third'

Starring the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas and Julie Andrews. When Shrek married Fiona, the last thing he had in mind was becoming the next king. But when Shrek's father-in-law, King Harold, suddenly dies, that is exactly what he faces. Unless Shrek (with the help of his trusted companions Donkey and Puss In Boots) can find a suitable king for Far Far Away, the ogre could be stuck with the job. Rated PG for some crude humor, suggestive content and swashbuckling action, running times 95 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Spider-Man 3'

Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and Thomas Haden Church. 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 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)

'The Waitress'

Starring Keri Russell, Jeremy Sisto and Adrienne Shelly. Jane (Russell) is a waitress in a small-town diner who learns that she is pregnant. Normally, this would be good news, but Jane is trapped in a dysfunctional marriage with her low-life husband (Sisto). The only positive things in Jane's life are her two oddball co-workers, her amazing pie-making abilities and her illicit romance with the suave doctor who diagnosed her. Rated PG-13, running time 107 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

'Wild Hogs'

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 motorcycle trip. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content and some violence, running time 100 minutes. (Cape West Cine)

-- From staff reports

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