Considering the options at the megaplex, it may be wise to stay in this weekend and rent a movie. Here's a list of what's out:
Now, if you want to see a RoboCop concept…Matt Damon and Jodie Foster star in this sci-fi story about the haves versus the have-nots.
Quickly becoming known as Tom Hanks’ Oscar snub, this mildly entertaining film about Somali pirates hijacking a U.S. freighter is worth seeing for the acting alone.
Now, you may recall I did not care for this child-abduction thriller. However, at home, you can fast-forward through the brutal, unnecessary middle 30 minutes, and actually end up with a pretty entertaining film.
A Borat-style comedy from the Jackass boys. It’s juvenile. It’s also very funny.
Enders Game/ Kick-Ass 2/ Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
If you have a 10- to 14-year-old living at home, any of these will do.
This was a film that was pretty much overlooked. I guess it’s hard to get much traction with a time-travel romance. Nevertheless, this was a charming, funny, very well-acted little film—definitely worth a rental.
This is your chance to see Cate Blanchett’s Oscar turn in this wonderful modern retelling of A Streetcar Named Desire.
The Spectacular Now
This almost is a darker version of the '80s classic, Say Anything. A troubled high school boy (Miles Teller) fights his demons with the help of an innocent, beautiful classmate (Shailene Woodley).