Bob Richards' movie previews for October 26
A spooky sequel, awards bait, a teen comedy and surfing highlight this week at theaters. Video by IdahoOnYourSide.comvideo
(Silent Hill Revelation 3-D – Open Road Films – Rated R)
In R rated Silent Hill Revelation 3-D, Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn't fully understand. Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather discovers she's not who she thinks she is. The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her forever. Adelaide Clemens, Sean Bean, Radha Mitchell, Carrie-Ann Moss, and Malcolm McDowell star.
(Cloud Atlas – Warner Brothers – Rated R)
From the makers of The Matrix, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Susan Sarandon, and Hugh Grant star in R rated Cloud Atlas. The film explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. One soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future.
(Fun size – Paramount – Rated PG-13)
Fun Size is a PG-13 rated teen comedy centered on a sarcastic high school senior whose mother insists that she watch her little brother on Halloween night instead of going to the party of the year. When her brother disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters, she enlists the help of her sassy best friend and two nerds…one of which has a crush on her. This unlikely foursome embarks on a high-stakes, all-night adventure crossing paths with outrageous characters every step of the way.
(Chasing Mavericks – 20th Century Fox – Rated PG-13)
Based on the true story of surfing icon Jay Moriarty, Chasing Mavericks tells the story of a young man's quest to surf Northern California's most dangerous wave, and the local legend who takes him under his wing. Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Leven Rambin, and Abigail Spencer star. It’s rated PG-13.
And at The Flicks…
(Chicken With Plumbs – Sony Pictures Classics – Rated PG-13)
Chicken With Plumbs is a live action film based on the graphic novel. A world renowned violinist is bereft when his irreplaceable instrument is destroyed. Isabella Rossellini also stars. It’s rated PG-13.
(The Intouchables – The Weinstein Company – Rated R)
R rated The Intouchables tells the true story of a wealthy, physically disabled risk taker, the picture of established French nobility, who lost his wife in an accident and whose world is turned upside down when he hires a young, good-humored, black Muslim ex-con as his caretaker.
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