Family comedy with a Frank Capra-style storyline. Amy Adams (Sunshine Cleaning) and Jason Segel (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) unite to help the fluffy puppets save their community theatre from a greedy tycoon. Directed by James Bobin (Ali G, Flight of the Conchords). Cert. U
MAN ON LEDGE:
Heist movie about a man on a ledge (Sam Worthington – Clash of the Titans) who draws the police to his aid whilst meanwhile something exciting is happening in another part of town… Also starring Elizabeth Banks (Next Three Days), Jamie Bell (Hallam Foe) and Ed Harris (Pollock). Directed by Asger Leth (Ghosts of Cite Soleil). Cert. 12
Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby), directs Leonardo Di Caprio (Aviator) in this biopic about the man who was the head of the FBI for nearly 50 years. Feared and loathed by gangsters and politicians alike, Hoover had a few skeletons in his own closet – it will be interesting to see how far Eastwood explores these/tones them down for the mainstream palette.
Article from American Thinker website on the film and its alleged inacurracies. Hilarious, but troubling to see just how eager they are to discredit the homosexual implications of the film: http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/../2011/11/the_real_j_edgar_hoover.html#.T9HV8nl2mPc.link
EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE:
Extremely annoying trailer. But maybe the film is better… When his father dies in the world trade centre, a nine-year-old boy searches New York to find the lock that matches a mysterious key his father left behind. Starring Tom Hanks (Splash), Sandra Bullock (Speed), John Goodman (Speed Racer), and Max von Sydow (Seventh Seal). Directed by Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours, The Reader). Cert. 12
WOMAN IN THE FIFTH:
Romantic thriller full of romance and thrills. And scandals and murder. Starring Kristin Scott-Thomas (I’ve Loved You So Long) and Ethan Hawke (Before Sunrise). Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (My Summer Of Love). Cert. 15.
ARMY OF SAVIOURS AKA SAVIORS IN THE NIGHT:
MOMENT OF TRUTH AKA DON McKAY:
FATHER OF INVENTION:
CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM SEASON 8:
ENTOURAGE SEASON 8:
posted by Dixie Turner