New arrivals in a theatre near you this weekend: Colin Farrell stars as a blood-sucking monster in the remake, Fright Night; the great warrior of the eighties returns in Conan The Barbarian; plus Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess try to make their relationship work over the years in the drama, One Day.
New this week at a theatre near you: Jim Sturgess, Colin Farrell and Ed Harris star in the survival drama, The Way Back; The Company Men has Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, and Kevin Costner as three men who face life after downsizing; and in No Strings Attached, two friends try to add some spice to their friendship, without any of the commitments.
Opening this week in theatres: Carey Mulligan and Keira Knightley star in the emotional drama, Never Let Me Go; Oliver Stone returns to direct the sequel to his classic 80s film, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; plus a look at Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'Hoole and You Again.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Ricky Gervais stars in the comedy The Invention Of Lying, Jim Sturgess plays a double-agent in the drama 50 Dead Men Walking, plus a look at Gamer, starring Gerard Butler, and Whiteout with Kate Beckinsale.
Opening this weekend, Jim Sturgess stars in the thriller Fifty Dead Men Walking, about an young Irish man working for both the IRA and the British police in the early 80s. Also debuting in theatres, Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen star in Funny People, plus a quick look at the family comedy, Aliens in the Attic.
Canadian director, producer and writer Kari Skogland discussed her latest film, Fifty Dead Men Walking, during a press conference at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. In attendence with Skogland were film stars Jim Sturgess, Sir Ben Kingsley, Rose McGowan, and Kevin Zegers.
Arriving on DVD this week, Jim Sturgess stars in 21 as a brainiac math whiz who turns his mind to counting cards on weekends, while in Awake, Hayden Christensen goes under the knife for heart surgery but suffers from a rare condition that means he is paralyzed, but fully aware.
Live vicariously this week with a few films that put you in the shoes of high rollers, marathon runners, soldiers, and mock superheroes. In the clichéd 21, Jim Sturgess plays a geeky student out to make a few hundred thousand bucks in a Las Vegas scheme; Run, Fat Boy, Run has Simon Pegg trying to prove his love by running in a marathon; Stop-Loss is a drama about the plight of soldiers at war; and Superhero Movie spoofs those lovely men and women in tights.