New Movie Releases – Friday, March 28 2008
A few good movie opening this weekend. Just click on the links to purchase the movie posters.
- Run Fat Boy Run (Comedy) – Five years ago Dennis (Pegg) was at the altar about to marry Libby (Newton), his pregnant fiancée. He got cold feet and ran for the hills and he’s been going in circles ever since. When Dennis discovers Libby’s hooked up with high-flying-go-getter Whit (Azaria), he realizes it’s now or never. He enters a marathon to show he’s more than a quitter but then finds out just how much sweat, strain and tears it takes to run for 26 miles. Nobody gives him a chance but Dennis knows this is his only hope to more than a running joke.
Cast: Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria; Directed by: David Schwimmer
- Stop Loss (Drama) – After serving his tour of duty in Iraq, a young American soldier who is ordered to return to the front lines as part of the military’s controversial stop-loss opts instead to go AWOL in a thought-provoking military drama directed by Kimberly Peirce. Sgt. Brandon King (Ryan Philippe) is a decorated Iraq War veteran who once served his country with pride. After his tour of duty comes to an end, King returns to his Texas hometown and attempts to pick up where he once left off with a little help from his family, as well as long-time best friend and war buddy Steve Shriver (Channing Tatum). But just as Brandon, Steve, and the rest of their war buddies begin to setle back into civilian life, Uncle Sam comes calling on them once again. Suddenly ordered back into active duty, the disillusioned war veteran begins to question not just his ties to family and his longtime friendships, but his capacity for love and sense of honor as well.
Cast: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ciarán Hinds, Timothy Olyphant, Victor Rasuk, Rob Brown; Directed by: Kimberly Pierce
- 21 (Drama) – Inspired by the true story of five students who changed the game forever.
A shy M.I.T. student needs to find a way to pay for school and does so by playing cards. He joins a group of students as they make their way towards vegas for a big pay day. They making their riches by working the gambling tricks of the trade. All they have to do is stay one step ahead of the casino enforcer.
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Aaron Yoo, Liza Lapira, Jacob Pitts, Josh Gad, Jack McGee, Spencer Garrett; Directed by: Robert Luketic