CATEGORIES Weekend Movie Preview
A reboot of the 1987 original, "RoboCop" stars Joel Kinnaman ("The Killing") as a loving husband and good cop whose near-fatal injury leads a multinational conglomerate to use him to finally create a part-man, part-robot police officer. Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, and Abbie Cornish star in supporting roles.
Starring Kevin Hart, "About Last Night" follows two couples as they attempt to take their relationships from the bedroom to the real world. Directed by Steve Pink ("Hot Tub Time Machine"), the romantic-comedy stars Michael Ealy as Hart's friend, and Joy Bryant and Regina Hall as the duo's love interests. The film is a contemporary take on the 1986 version of the same name, which stars Rob Lowe and Demi Moore.
Directed and written by Oscar-winner Akiva Goldsman ("A Beautiful Mind"), "Winter's Tale" stars Colin Farrell as a burglar who falls in love with an heiress. After she dies in his arms, he learns he has the gift of reincarnation and sets out to save her over the course of many decades. The film also stars Russell Crowe as a ruthless Irish gangster, Jennifer Connelly, and Will Smith in a small, supporting role.
"Endless Love" tells the story of a passionate love affair between a privileged girl and a charismatic boy that turns reckless when the girl's parents try to keep them apart. The film stars Alex Pettyfer ("Magic Mike") and Gabriella Wilde as the young lovers, and features Bruce Greenwood and Joely Richardson as her overbearing parents.
Also in theaters this weekend:
- "Adult World" stars Emma Roberts as a young poet who pursues a mentorship with a reclusive writer (John Cusack), while begrudgingly working at a sex shop.
- "Jimmy P." stars Benicio Del Toro as a Native American Veteran suffering from psychological issues, who gets help from a French psychoanalyst (Mathieu Amalric).
- "The Returned" is set in a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, however, their antidote is slowly running out.