Bob Richards' movie previews, Oct. 12
You can catch a real life rescue, horror, a sequel, psychopaths, and more this week at theaters. Video by IdahoOnYourSide.comvideo
(Argo – Warner Brothers – Rated R)
Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, and Victor Garber star in Argo, which Affleck also directs. Based on true events, "Argo" chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis--the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades, It’s rated R.
(Sinister – Summit entertainment – Rated R)
Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio and Fred Dalton Thompson star in R rated Sinister. A true crime novelist discovers a box of mysterious, disturbing home movies that plunge his family into a nightmarish experience of supernatural horror.
(Atlas Shrugged Part II – the Strike Productions – Rated PG-13)
In Atlas Shrugged Part II The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators continue to mysteriously disappear. And the Vice President of Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered a revolutionary motor that could seemingly power the World. But, the motor is dead... there is no one left to decipher its secret... and, someone is watching.
(Here Comes the Boom – Columbia Pictures – Rated PG)
In the comedy Here Comes the Boom, a former collegiate wrester is a 42-year-old apathetic biology teacher in a failing high school. When cutbacks threaten to cancel the music program he begins to raise money by moonlighting as a mixed martial arts fighter. It stars Kevin James, Salma Hayek, and Henry Winkler and is rated PG.
(Seven Psychopaths – CBS Films – Rated R)
The comedy Seven Psychopaths follows a struggling screenwriter who inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
It stars Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, and Tom Waits, and is rated R.
And at The Flicks…
(Searching for Sugarman – Sony – Rated PG-13)
Searching for Sugarman is rated PG-13. Two music producers discovered soulful and prophetic singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez in a Detroit bar in the late1960's They recorded an album which they believed would secure his reputation as the greatest recording artist of his generation, but he slipped into oblivion, except in apartheid South Africa where he became a phenomenon.
And, at The Majestic in Meridian and the Boise Edwards 22…
(The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Sony – Rated PG-13)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is a tale of love, loss, fear and hope-and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.