Do you know what day tomorrow is? If not, there’s a song that can help remind you. It’s FRIDAY tomorrow, and that means movie openings! Let’s see what the theaters have in store for us this weekend.
First at bat is Source Code, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, and Vera Farmiga. This follows soldier Colter Stevens (Gyllenhaal) who is working for an experimental government program and is sent back in time, where he wakes up in the body of a commuter who witnesses a train bombing. He is presented with eight minutes to figure out who is responsible, and his mission is complicated by his feelings for a fellow passenger (Monaghan).
Next up is Insidious, which follows a family looking to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. Sounds creepy! This was directed by James Wan and stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, and Ty Simpkins.
Also out tomorrow is IFC Midnight’s Super. James Gunn directs this film about an everyday guy (Rainn Wilson) who transforms himself into a wannabe superhero, the Crimson Bolt, after his wife leaves him for Jacques, a suave drug-dealer. Joined by teen-sidekick Libby (Ellen Page), the duo engages in a war against crime and looks to take down Jacques and his empire. Liv Tyler also stars.
Hop also premieres tomorrow. This highly anticipated animated flick features the voices of Russell Brand, James Marsden, and Elizabeth Perkins, and was directed by Tim Hill. E.B. (Brand), the Easter Bunny’s teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock band. Once in LA, he’s taken in by Fred (Marsden) after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car. Sounds cute!
Opening to LA and New York City is In A Better World. Starring Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, and Markus Rygaard, this film tells the story of Anton (Persbrandt) and Marianne (Dyrholm), a couple contemplating divorce, whose bullied son Elias (Rygaard) forms a bond with a new student that puts him in potential danger.
In limited release is Cat Run. When a sexy, high-end escort (Paz Vega) holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin who’s been hired to silence her. Also starring is Janet McTeer and Christopher McDonald, and in the director’s chair is John Stockwell.
Opening in limited release to LA, NYC, and Austin, TX, is Rubber. This follows a tire named Robert (yes, you read that correctly) who discovers his destructive telepathic powers and sets his sights on the residents of a desert town.
Finally, out in limited release is the David Schwimmer-directed Trust. Starring Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, and Liana Liberato, this film shows the struggle Will and Lynn Cameron (Owen and Keener) face after their 14-year-old daughter, Annie, is assaulted by her online boyfriend when they meet after months of chatting. If you ask me, looks like someone’s hopping on the Catfish train.
Posted by Jena
3/31/2011 12:37 PM