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Movies to see this weekend (Jan 11, 2008)

January 10th, 2008 by Maxim · No Comments · 2,511 Views


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Opening in theatres:

  • The Bucket List (2007) | PG-13 | 97 min
    The Bucket List (2007)Two terminally-ill old men escape from the cancer ward and go on the road trip with a to-do list of things to do and places to visit before they die.Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman star. Director Justin Zackham. Comedy/Drama/Adventure. Warner Bros.
  • First Sunday (2008) | PG-13 | 96 min
    First Sunday (2008)Durell (Ice Cube) and LeeJohn (Tracy Morgan) are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending the night in the presence of the Lord and are forced to deal with much more than they bargained for. Comedy/Crime/Gangster/Musical. Sony Pictures.
  • In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007) | PG-13 | 124 min
    In The Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)Based on the Microsoft video game. Produced in Germany. An unspeakably evil army rampages across what was an idyllic, peaceful world, destroying everything in its path, looking to conquer the mighty Castle Ebb and vanquish the King himself! Amidst this backdrop of war in the Kingdom of Ehb, between the evil Gallian and the ruling King Konreid, a once simple family man named Farmer sets out to find his kidnapped wife, Solana, and avenge the death of his son, who was killed by animal warriors called Krugs. Starring Jason Statham, Leelee Sobieski, John Rhys-Davies. Action/Adventure/Fantasy.

New DVD releases:

  • 3:10 To Yuma (2007) | R | 122 min | Blu-Ray & DVD
    Rancher Dan Evans (Christian Bale) agrees to transport the captured outlaw Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) to the nearest town with a rail station, where they’ll wait for a train to court in Yuma. Holed up in the hotel near the station, Wade wreaks psychological havoc on Evans, while Wade’s henchmen plan their next move. Director James Mangold’s suspense-filled Western is a remake of the 1957 classic starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin. Action/Adventure/Western/Drama.
  • Sunshine (2007) | R | 110 min | Blu-Ray & DVD

    With Earth’s life source — the sun — dying out 50 years in the future, it seems the planet’s days may be numbered in this sci-fi thriller starring Cillian Murphy and Michelle Yeoh. Humanity’s only hope lies with a crew of astronauts transporting a device that will revitalize the sun. But an accident, a deadly error and a distress signal from a vessel that vanished years ago leave the cosmonauts fighting for survival … and for their sanity.

    Foreign/Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Thriller

  • Death Sentence (2007) | UR | 100 min | DVD
    Death Sentence (2007) DVDKevin Bacon stars in this dramatic thriller from director James Wan (Saw) as Nick Hume, a grieving father who decides to take the law into his own hands after his son Brendan (Stuart Lafferty) is senselessly murdered during a holdup. Based on author Brian Garfield’s novel and adapted for the screen by Ian Jeffers, this gut-wrenching tale also stars Kelly Preston, John Goodman, Aisha Tyler and Garrett Hedlund.Thriller/Based on Book/Action/Drama

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