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Movies to see this weekend (Jan 25, 2008)

January 23rd, 2008 by Maxim · No Comments · 3,017 Views


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Opening in wide release in theatres:

Meet The Spartans (2008)Meet The Spartans (2008) PG-13

Yet another spoof making a parody of everything from “300″ to “You Got Served” to Britney Spears. This movie was created by the same guys who made “Epic Movie”, which was complete garbage.

Comedy.

Rambo (2008)Rambo (2008)  R

(a.k.a. Rambo IV, a.k.a. Rambo IV: Blood Ties, a.k.a. Rambo IV: Holy War) Sylvester Stallone is back as John Rambo, who was living peaceful life in the jungle in Thailand, but when aid workers are captured by Burmese army, Rambo decided to rescue them and goes alone into the war zone.

Action/Adventure/Sequel/Thriller.

Untraceable (2008)Untraceable (2008) R

Diana Lane plays a detective working in FBI unit investigating and prosecuting crime on the internet. But a serial killer is displaying his graphics murders on his website. The more visitors hit the website, the faster victim dies. The killer also uses a sophisticated that prevents FBI from tracking down his website.

Thriller.

Opening in select theatres:

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) NR(a.k.a. “4 luni, 3 saptamani si 2 zile”)

Critically aclaimed Romanian drama set in the 80s before the fall of the communist system in Bucharest, where a young woman is trying to arrange an illegal abortion for her friend. Nominated for the Golden Globe as a best foreign picture and won Golden Palm at Cannes Film Festival.

Drama.

The Air I Breathe (2008)The Air I Breathe (2007) R

A businessman bets his life on a horse race, a gangster sees the future, a pop star falls prey to a crime boss, and a doctor must save the love of his life. Based on an ancient Chinese proverb, these four overlapping stories dramatize the four emotional cornerstones of life: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love.

Drama/Romance/Crime/Gangster.

How She Move (2008)How She Move (2007) PG-13

Following her sister’s death from drug addiction, a high school student is forced to leave her private school to return to her old, crime-filled neighborhood where she re-kindles an unlikely passion for the competitive world of step dancing. (Never mind bad grammar in the title).

Drama/Dance/Perfoming Arts.

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