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This Week's New Movies: "Apollo 18," "The Debt," Shark Night 3D" and More




    Beyoncé performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Beyoncé is working overtime this weekend: After releasing a new song Saturday and performing at the Super Bowl on Sunday, she's announced a new stadium tour. The Grammy-winning singer announced her 2016 Formation World Tour in a commercial after she performed at the halftime show with Bruno Mars and Coldplay.

    Space horror, comedy orgies, revenge-seeking Mossad agents, and, yes, sharks in 3D round out a weekend that is tailor-made to keep you on the beach for as long as possible. You're welcome, "The Help." 

    A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
    Jason Sudeikis and his lifelong friends resolve to have one last bash before his dad sells the house in the Hamptons, promising to go out with a (gang)bang. Co-stars Tyler Labine, Lake Bell, Will Forte, Lucy Punch and Nick Kroll. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    The Debt
    Sam Worthington and Jessica Chastain are members of a team of Mossad agents sent to Berlin to capture a Nazi war criminal, Helen Mirren plays Chastain's older self, who most come out of retirement to clean up the mess they left behind. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    "Shark Night 3D"

    [NATL] "Shark Night 3D"
    Katherine McPhee and some friends head to a saltwater lake in Louisiana for a relaxing weekend of SHARK ATTACKS!!! Opens Sept.14. (Published Thursday, May 26, 2011)

    Apollo 18
    It's "The Blair Witch Project: Dark of the Moon"! This new film shows "found footage" that explains the real story behind why we never, ever went back to the moon--assume you 're one of those nuts who believe we actually went there. In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

    Shark Night 3D
    A group of college kids head of to a lake for a weekend of fun, but wind be hunted by a gang of shark-welding hillbillies. In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

    Sam Worthington's "Debt" Comes Due Aug. 31.

    [NATL] "The Debt"
    Three Mossad agents are sent to hunt down a notorious Nazi war criminal. 30 years later, a dark secret from their mission threatens to come to light and they must reunite to put an end to things once and for all. After languishing in limbo for more than a year, the film, starring Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Helen Mirren and Tom Wilkinson, will open Aug. 31. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life
    A film about the late great lecherous pop star, following his life from unhappy childhood as a Russian Jew in WW II France to stardom to misery. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    Love Crime
    Kristen Scott Thomas and Ludivine Sagnier star in this psychological thriller about a manipulative and sadistic boss in a game of cat-and-mouse with her beautiful and talented assistant--but who's the cat and who's the mouse? In limited release, watch the trailer

    Saving Private Perez
    The leader of a Mexican drug cartel assembles a ragtag team of to go to Iraq and save his POW brother--yes, it;'s a comedy. In limited release, watch the trailer

    "Apollo 18" Trailer

    [NATL] "Apollo 18" Trailer
    The "found footage" horror sub-genre goes to the moon (Published Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011)

    Seven Days in Utopia
    Lucas Black stars as a struggling pro golfer who relearns golf and life from Robert Duvall. Co-starring Melissa Leo and Deborha Ann Woll. In limited release, watch the trailer