PopcornBiz
What's really worth watching

This Week's New Movies: "Colombiana," "Our Idiot Brother," "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" & More

Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Colombiana
    From producer-writer Luc Besson comes this film that essentially plays out like a sequel to "The Professional," with Zoe Saldana stepping in for Natalie Portman. Saldana's character watches her parents get murdered by drug dealers and dedicates her life to getting revenge. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
    Guillermo del Toro wrote and produced this remake of the 1973 made-for-TV movie, this time starring Guy Pearce as a man who moves with his girlfriend, played by Katie Holmes, and daughter into a haunted house. In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

    Our Idiot Brother
    Paul Rudd stars as a stoner fresh out of prison who spends time crashing with each of his sisters--Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer and Elizabeth Banks--accidentally throwing their lives into turmoil with his total lack of guile. In theaters everywhere, read our coverage from its premiere at Sundance

    Brighton Rock
    Graham Greene's thriller about a sociopath gangster is updated to '60s England with a cast that includes Helen Mirren, Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, John Hurt and Andy Serkis. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Higher Ground
    Star Vera Farmiga makes her directorial debut with this adaptation of Carolyn Briggs' memoir about her struggle to conform to a rigid religious community in upstate New York during the 1970s. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    Buzzkill
    A struggling scriptwriter gets lucky when a serial killer steals his car and screenplay. Stars Daniel Raymont, Krysten Ritter and Darrell Hammond. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Chasing Madoff
    For those of you haven't read a newspaper in the last two years, here's a documentary about Harry Markopolos, a man who claims to have uncovered Bernie Madoff's fraud back in 1999. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Circumstance
    Audience Award winner at this year's Sundance Film Festival, tells the story of two Iranian teenage girls coming of age in a city where a repressive culture. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Redemption Road
    Director Mario Van Peebles' new film stars Michael Clark Duncan and Morgan Simpson as two men brought together for a road trip during which they forge an unlikely friendship, before a betrayal changes both their lives. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Suing the Devil
    Malcolm McDowell stars as Satan, who actually shows up to defend himself against a suit brought by a janitor/law student. In limited release, watch the 4-minute 24-second trailer

    Midnight in Paris
    Woody Allen's best film in 20 years stars Owen Wilson as a struggling novelist who is magically transported back to the Paris of the 20s, where he rubs elbows with the Lost Generation. Expanding into new cities, read our review and watch the trailer