JONAS BROTHERS: 3D CONCERT EXPERIENCE
The Jonas Brothers, Kevin, Joe and Nick pop off the big screen in a high energy 3D rockumentary. The film blends scenes from their “Burning Up” concert tour with special guest appearances by Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift. Rated G
STREET FIGHTER: THE LEGEND OF CHUNG-LI
Capcom’s Street Fighter vaults back onto the screen with this film from director Andrzej Bartkowiak (Romeo Must Die). Fanboys can start drooling now over Smallville’s Kristin Kreuk in the role of high-kicking heroine Chun Li, while Neal McDonough, Chris Klein, Michael Clarke Duncan, and a number of impressive actors round out the rest of the cast.
A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the outlawed but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion — a disbanded group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers — Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Starring: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson. Rated R watchmenmovie.warnerbros.com
LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT
In the year of horror great remakes, here’s a revisit t++o Wes Craven’s 1972 scream classic. The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lakehouse, Mari and her friend are kidnapped by a prison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari’s only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma. Unfortunately, her attackers unknowingly seek shelter at the one place she could be safe. And when her family learns the horrifying story, they will make three strangers curse the day they came to the Last House on the Left. Starring: Garret Dillahunt, Rhys Coiro, Martha MacIsaac, Riki Lindhome and Tony Goldwyn. Rated R
Centerfold road trip! When Eugene (Zach Cregger) awakens from a four-year coma to hear that his once virginal high-school sweetheart Cindi (Raquel Alessi) has since become a centerfold model in Playboy Magazine. He and his sex-crazed best friend Tucker (Trevor Moore) decide to take a cross-country road trip in order to crash a party at the magazine’s legendary headquarters and win back the girl. It’s a buddy bunny-hop. Rated R
RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN
The Rock meets E.T. When taxi driver, Freddy Hasby, gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they’re also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets. Starring: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Ciaran Hinds, AnnaSophia Robb, Carla Gugino and Garry Marshall.
CIA officer Claire Stenwick and MI6 agent Ray Koval have left the world of government intelligence to cash in on the highly profitable cold war raging between two rival multinational corporations. Their mission? Secure the formula for a product that will bring a fortune to the company that patents it first. For their employers–industry titan Howard Tully and buccaneer CEO Dick Garsik–nothing is out of bounds. But as the stakes rise, the mystery deepens and the tactics get dirtier, the trickiest secret for Claire and Ray is their growing attraction. And as they each try to stay one double-cross ahead, two career loners find their schemes endangered by the only thing they can’t cheat their way out of: love. Starring: Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti and Rick Worthy Rated PG13
In 1958, as part of the dedication ceremony for a new elementary school, a group of students is asked to draw pictures to be stored in a time capsule. But one mysterious girl fills her sheet of paper with rows of apparently random numbers instead. Fifty years later, a new generation of students examines the capsule’s contents and the girl’s cryptic message ends up in the hands of young Caleb Koestler. But it is Caleb’s father, professor John Koestler, who makes the startling discovery that the encoded message predicts with pinpoint accuracy the dates, death tolls and coordinates of every major disaster of the past 50 years. As John further unravels the document’s chilling secrets, he realizes the document foretells three additional events — the last of which hints at destruction on a global scale and seems to somehow involve John and his son. When John’s attempts to alert the authorities fall on deaf ears, he takes it upon himself to try to prevent more destruction from taking place. With the reluctant help of Diana Wayland and Abby Wayland, the daughter and granddaughter of the now-deceased author of the prophecies, John’s increasingly desperate efforts take him on a heart-pounding race against time until he finds himself facing the ultimate disaster — and the ultimate sacrifice. Starring: Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Chandler Canterbury, Ben Mendelsohn Rated PG13
I LOVE YOU MAN
Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify the situation, embarking on a series of bizarre and awkward “man-dates,” before meeting Sydney Fife, a charming, opinionated man with whom he instantly bonds. But the closer the two men get, the more Peter’s relationship with Zooey suffers, ultimately forcing him to choose between his fiancee and his new found “bro,” in a story that comically explores what it truly means to be a “friend.” Starring: Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Jaime Pressly and Rob Huebel. Rated R
WWE champion John Cena is New Orleans Police Detective Danny Baxter. When Baxter stops a brilliant thief from getting away with a multi-million-dollar heist, the thief’s girlfriend is accidentally killed. After escaping from prison, the criminal mastermind enacts his revenge, taunting the cop with a series of near-impossible puzzles and tasks …12 rounds…that Baxter must somehow complete to save the life of his fiancee. Starring: John Cena, Ashley Scott, Brian J. White, Taylor Cole and Aidan Gillen. Rated PG13
When an uptight recent college graduate realizes he cannot afford his European dream vacation, he is forced to take a minimum-wage job at a local amusement park. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr and Bill Hader. Rated R
THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT
The astounding, well-documented story of a family forced to relocate near a clinic where their son was being treated for cancer. Strained financially and emotionally distressed, the family discovers their recently renovated home was a former mortuary with a dark history. After experiencing violent supernatural events both inside and out of the house, the family seeks the help of ghost hunters and the Catholic Church, which performs an exorcism. Starring: Virginia Madsen, Brooklynn Proulx, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner and Martin Donovan. Rated PG13
THE JANKY PROMTOTERS
Two music promoters get the chance to book a top-selling hip-hop artist in their midsized venue. The pair are ill equipped for such a task and everything goes wrong. Starring: Ice Cube , Mike Epps, Terry Crews, James Lewis (II) and Tamala Jones.
MONSTERS VS. ALIENS
When California girl Susan Murphy is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches tall. Alerted to the threat of this new monster, the military jumps into action and Susan is captured and secreted away to a covert government compound. There, she is renamed Ginormica and placed in confinement with a ragtag group of other monsters: the brilliant but insect-headed Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D.; the macho half-ape, half-fish The Missing Link; the gelatinous and indestructible B.O.B.; and the 350-foot grub called Insectosaurus. Their confinement is cut short, however, when a mysterious alien robot lands on Earth and begins storming the country. In a moment of desperation, The President is persuaded by General W.R. Monger to enlist the motley crew of Monsters to combat the Alien Robot and save the world from imminent destruction. Featuring the voice talents of Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie, Seth Rogen, Will Arnett, Rainn Wilson, Kiefer Sutherland and Stephen Colbert. Rated PG